Washington Week

Today's top journalists discuss Washington's current political events and public affairs.


  • Culture Wars and Economic Challenges

    Culture wars and hot-button issues like abortion rights dominate American politics.
  • Debt Deadlines and Threats to Democracy

    President Biden is still battling to get his legislative agenda passed.
  • Political Divisions Threaten President Biden’s Agenda

    Democrats clashed over the size of President Biden’s infrastructure package, as Congress p
  • Jan 6 Committee Issues Subpoenas To Trump Allies

    The House Committee investigating the attack on the U.S. Capitol has issued subpoenas.
  • Washington Braces For Trump Supporter Rally on Sept. 18

    A rally in support of insurrectionists who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan 6th is set to t
  • The 20-Year Anniversary Of September 11

    In a special edition of Washington Week, the panel takes a look at the 20 years since 9/11
  • America’s Longest War Ends

    The U.S. has fully completed its withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan.
  • Attack on Kabul Airport: What’s Next?

    Days after President Biden warned of potential terror threats, explosions outside of Kabul


  • Democrats plan to filibuster Gorsuch

    After confirmation hearings for SCOTUS Nominee Neil Gorsuch, Democrats plan to fight.
  • Two federal courts block new travel ban

    Ban on travel from six Muslim-majority countries temporarily blocked.
  • Massive cuts to HUD budget, Huntsman as Russian ambassador

    Housing and meal assistance to be eliminated in $6 billion cuts to HUD.
  • Trump inaugural pastor helps undocumented immigrants

    A Sacramento pastor sets up a safe space for immigrants in his church.
  • Latino activists fight Trump's agenda

    Hispanic political operatives meet to figure out how to combat Trump's immigration agenda.
  • FBI director briefs Intel Committee, VP Pence's role

    FBI Director James Comey discusses the Trump administration's connection to Russia.
  • Angry constituents pack Congressional town halls

    Republican and Democratic lawmakers are facing angry constituents across the country.
  • Tillerson arrives at State, Conway's role in the White House

    How will new Secretary of State Rex Tillerson impact American foreign policy?

About Washington Week

Washington Week is the longest-running primetime news and public affairs program on television. The show features a group of journalists participating in a roundtable discussion of major news events and can be found at 8pm ET on most local PBS stations.