Play The 20-Year Anniversary Of September 11

In a special edition of Washington Week, the panel takes an in-depth look at the 20 years since 9/11, featuring journalists who covered the attacks and their aftermath. The panel also discussed the legacy of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, the increased targeting of Muslim Americans and people of color, and what comes next as the country grapples with increased threats of domestic terrorism.

Play America’s Longest War Ends

The U.S. has fully completed its withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan, ending America’s longest war. The panel discussed the criticism President Biden is facing from Republicans and Democrats as he continues to defend his decision, plus a look into the battle over abortion rights, and the deadly impacts of climate change in the U.S.

Play Attack on Kabul Airport: What’s Next?

Days after President Biden warned of potential terror threats, explosions outside of Kabul’s airport in Afghanistan killed over 100 people, including U.S. service members. The panel also discussed President Biden’s challenges as evacuations of Americans and Afghan allies continue, and what comes next for the country.

Play Crisis in Afghanistan: What’s Happening Now & What’s Next?

The panel took an in-depth look at the crisis in Afghanistan and what’s next for the nation. The panel also discussed how the U.S. is handling evacuations as President Biden faces pressure to do more for the Afghan interpreters, and how the crisis could have been prevented. Pete Williams of NBC News guest moderates.

Play U.S. Deploys 3,000 Troops Back To Afghanistan

The deepening crisis in Afghanistan has led the Pentagon to deploy troops back to help American personnel and Afghan interpreters evacuate cities under threat from the Taliban. The panel also discussed the Delta variant spiking across the country and the latest on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s resignation.

Play COVID-19 Resurges & Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Controversy

As the Delta variant surges across the country, the panel discussed officials struggling to get more Americans vaccinated. The panel also discussed increasing calls on New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to resign following the investigation that concluded he sexually harassed multiple women.

Play House Committee Holds First Hearing On U.S. Capitol Riot

On Tuesday, the Jan. 6 House select committee investigating the Capitol attack heard from four police officers in a powerful hearing. The panel also discussed new COVID-19 mandates and the deepening health crisis as the Delta variant surges across the country.

Play White House Ramps Up Efforts As Delta Variant Spikes

COVID-19 continues to sweep its way across the country, putting unvaccinated Americans at the highest risk. The panel discussed vaccine skepticism, the select committee to investigate Jan. 6th, and new reporting on former President Trump’s reaction to the insurrection

Play Biden Defends Voting Rights as Texas Democrats Flee

President Biden called out Republican lawmakers in a passionate speech addressing their ongoing battle to restrict voting rights. The panel also discussed shocking new reporting on former President Trump, and the growing threat of COVID-19 cases.

Play The U.S. Winds Down the War in Afghanistan

President Biden announced that all US troops will leave Afghanistan by the end of August. The panel also discussed what has unfolded in the 6 months following the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, Biden’s challenges abroad in Haiti & the Delta variant surge in the US.

Panel: Dan Balz of The Washington Post, Leigh Ann Caldwell of NBC News, Jacqueline Charles of Miami Herald, Weijia Jiang of CBS News

Play President Biden Visits Surfside After Deadly Collapse

President Biden met with families impacted by the condominium collapse near Miami, Fla. as rescue workers continue to search for survivors. The panel also discussed the House’s new select committee to investigate Jan. 6 & Biden’s missed vaccine COVID-19 goals.

Panel: Yasmeen Abutaleb of The Washington Post, Jonathan Lemire of The Associated Press, Ayesha Rascoe of NPR, Jonathan Swan of AXIOS

Play President Biden’s Infrastructure Breakthrough

Is the bipartisan infrastructure deal already in danger of falling apart? The panel also discussed voting rights & Derek Chauvin’s sentencing for the murder of George Floyd.

Panel: Zolan Kanno-Youngs of The New York Times, Eva McKend of Spectrum News, Mike Memoli of NBC News, Jake Sherman of Punchbowl News

Play President Biden & Vladimir Putin Face Off In Historic Summit

President Biden pressed Russian leader Putin on human rights, climate change, ransomware hacks & more at a summit in Geneva. The panel discussed what their conversation means for the U.S., plus the Supreme Court weighs in on the Affordable Care Act.

Panel: Kaitlan Collins of CNN, Pete Williams of NBC News, Anne Gearan of The Washington Post, Garrett Haake of NBC News

Play President Joe Biden’s First Overseas Trip

Biden is on his first trip abroad, promoting democracy as he meets with the G7 ahead of a meeting with Russia’s Vladimir Putin. The panel discussed the challenges abroad & VP Harris’s trip to Central America to deal with immigration. Ed O'Keefe of CBS News co-moderates.

Panel: Jonathan Martin of The New York Times, Anna Palmer of Punchbowl News, Vivian Salama of The Wall Street Journal

Play The Battle for Democracy

President Biden tasked Vice President Harris with protecting voting rights as states across the country enact strict new voting laws. The panel also discussed former President Trump’s plan for campaign-style rallies as he plots a return to the public eye.

Panel: Leigh Ann Caldwell of NBC News, Astead Herndon of The New York Times, Anita Kumar of POLITICO, Annie Linskey of The Washington Post

Play George Floyd's Death: One Year Later

A year after George Floyd was murdered by former officer Derek Chauvin in Minneapolis, the panel discussed what’s changed, what hasn’t and where racial justice and policing reforms stand in Capitol Hill.

Panel: Trymaine Lee of MSNBC, Wesley Lowery of 60 Minutes+, Ayesha Rascoe of NPR, Sara Sidner of CNN

Play President Biden and The Israeli-Palestinian Ceasefire

Israel and Hamas have agreed to a ceasefire but President Biden faces challenges to broker a more lasting peace. The panel also discussed the debate over a bipartisan commission to investigate the insurrection at the Capitol on January 6th.

Panel: Andrea Mitchell of NBC News & MSNBC, Rachel Scott of ABC News, Asma Khalid of NPR, Jeff Zeleny of CNN

Play New CDC Mask Guidelines & GOP Civil War

Fully vaccinated Americans can now go maskless, according to new CDC guidelines. The panel also discussed House Republicans’ removal of Rep. Liz Cheney and President Biden’s response to the mounting crisis in the Middle East.

Panel: Eugene Daniels of POLITICO, Kasie Hunt of NBC News, Susan Page of USA Today, Manu Raju of CNN

Play GOP Clash and Biden’s Latest COVID-19 Plans

House Republicans are poised to purge Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) from leadership for speaking out against former President Trump’s election lies. The panel also discussed President Biden’s new COVID-19 vaccine goal and his proposed economic plans.

Panel: Dan Balz of The Washington Post, Errin Haines of The 19th, Weijia Jiang of CBS News, Jake Sherman of Punchbowl News

Play President Biden’s First 100 Days

President Biden addressed a joint session of Congress in the week where his administration crossed 100 days in office. The panel discussed Biden’s progress on COVID-19 & his challenges on key issues. Rachel Scott of ABC News guest moderates.

Panel: Geoff Bennett of NBC News, Lisa Desjardins of the PBS NewsHour, Jonathan Martin of The New York Times, Ashley Parker of The Washington Post

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