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[LIVE] Following leader remarks, the Senate will resume debate on U.S. tax treaty with Switzerland (Treaty Doc. No. 112-1, Protocol Amending Tax Convention with Swiss Confederation), the second of four tax agreements the Senate is voting on the week. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: virginia, kaine, pennsylvania, casey, butch lewis, manchin, mr. casey, brown, united nations, ohio
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[LIVE] Following leader remarks, the Senate will resume debate on U.S. tax treaty with Switzerland (Treaty Doc. No. 112-1, Protocol Amending Tax Convention with Swiss Confederation), the second of four tax agreements the Senate is voting on the week. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: nasa, mississippi, north dakota, michael collins, aldrin, kennedy, mankind, tennessee, jamaica,...
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[LIVE] Following leader remarks, the Senate will resume debate on U.S. tax treaty with Switzerland (Treaty Doc. No. 112-1, Protocol Amending Tax Convention with Swiss Confederation), the second of four tax agreements the Senate is voting on the week. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: washington, tennessee, vermont, leahy, corker, canada, mcconnell, england, florida, new york,...
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[LIVE] Following leader remarks, the Senate will resume debate on U.S. tax treaty with Switzerland (Treaty Doc. No. 112-1, Protocol Amending Tax Convention with Swiss Confederation), the second of four tax agreements the Senate is voting on the week. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mcconnell, kentucky, spain, stevens, mr. president, mr. schumer, switzerland, john paul stevens,...
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Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell testified before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee on U.S. monetary policy and the state of the economy. He told senators the nation's economic growth continued but was slowing amid global concerns over trade, tariffs and lower business investment. He answered questions on a variety of topics, including Facebook's proposed Libra cryptocurrency, wage stagnation and income inequality. Sponsor: Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs...
Topics: powell, china, brown, mexico, europe, fomc, deutsche, eu, england, prudential, minnesota, shelby,...
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[LIVE] British Prime Minister Theresa May fields questions from members in the House of Commons on a range of domestic and international issues. Sponsor: British House of Commons
Topics: uk, washington, united kingdom, donald trump, england, london
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The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration & Citizenship held a hearing to examine conditions at immigration detention facilities. Diana Shaw, assistant inspector general for Special Reviews and Evaluations, testified before the committee on Homeland Security's published report on the "dangerous overcrowding" and unsanitary conditions at the facilities, including people being detained in standing room only areas and many with no access to showers. The report called on the...
Topics: texas, dhs, cbp, rio grande valley, california, el paso, oig, uac, florida, colorado, honduras,...
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Vice President Pence delivered remarks at the unveiling of Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 spacesuit at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC. The spacesuit will go on display for the first time in 13 years to mark the 50th anniversary of the mission to the moon. The vice president was joined by Neil Armstrong's family, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine and National Air and Space Museum Director Ellen Stofan. Sponsor: National Air and Space Museum
Topics: armstrong, neil armstrong, nasa, trump, united states of america, mankind, rick armstrong, aldrin,...
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2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar spoke at the National Press Club about what her priorities would be in her first 100 days as President. Sponsor: National Press Club | Newsmaker
Topics: donald trump, china, minnesota, cuba, alzheimer, amy klobuchar, obama, washington, iowa, fdr
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U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham gave lawmakers an update on the 2020 census rollout. He testified before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. Other topics relating to the census that came up included cybersecurity concerns, misinformation campaigns via social media, data protection, and undercount risks. Two officials with the Government Accountability Office (GAO) also testified. Sponsor: Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee
Topics: gao, greenbrae, navajo nation, peters, mexico, michigan, steven dillingham, florida, irs, detroit,...
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Viewer calls. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Washington Journal
Topics: nasa, california, russia, china, texas, washington, pacific, faa, johnson, florida, scotland, white...
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Vice President Pence delivered remarks at the unveiling of Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 spacesuit at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC. The spacesuit will go on display for the first time in 13 years to mark the 50th anniversary of the mission to the moon. The vice president was joined by Neil Armstrong's family, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine and National Air and Space Museum Director Ellen Stofan. Sponsor: National Air and Space Museum
Topics: armstrong, nasa, neil armstrong, trump, mankind, united states of america, kennedy, mike pence,...
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2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar spoke at the National Press Club about what her priorities would be in her first 100 days as President. Sponsor: National Press Club | Newsmaker
Topics: donald trump, alzheimer, china, washington, iowa, minnesota, cuba, amy klobuchar, prescott, fdr,...
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U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham gave lawmakers an update on the 2020 census rollout. He testified before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. Other topics relating to the census that came up included cybersecurity concerns, misinformation campaigns via social media, data protection, and undercount risks. Two officials with the Government Accountability Office (GAO) also testified. Sponsor: Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee
Topics: gao, greenbrae, navajo nation, peters, mexico, robert, einstein, virginia, florida, detroit, irs,...
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President Trump held a Cabinet meeting at the White House. The president was again asked about his recent tweets aimed at freshmen Democratic House members of color. "I think it's terrible when people speak so badly about our country," he said. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson gave an update on the administration's "opportunity zones" initiative; senior adviser Jared Kushner gave a presentation on a new immigration proposal; and Health and Human Services...
Topics: china, mexico, europe, guatemala, iran, obama, jared, gilead, russia, turkey, yemen, scott, north...
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2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar spoke at the National Press Club about what her priorities would be in her first 100 days as President. Sponsor: National Press Club | Newsmaker
Topics: donald trump, china, minnesota, cuba, alzheimer, washington, obama, amy klobuchar, iowa, fdr, trump
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[LIVE] The Senate continues work on judicial and executive nominations this week, and will debate a number of tax treaties. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mexico, canada, nafta, usmca, mr. thune, colorado, paul, arkansas, i.r.s., iowa, ohio, mr. hoeven,...
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President Trump holds a Cabinet meeting at the White House. Sponsor: White House
Topics: china, mexico, atlanta, obama, europe, scott, wto
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House Republican leaders held a news conference on Capitol Hill following a closed-door meeting with rank-and-file members. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) said "no" when asked if the president's tweets were racist. "I believe this is about ideology. This is about socialism versus freedom." He said he would vote no later in the day on a House resolution commending the president's tweets and would be urging his colleagues to vote no. He also defended former House...
Topics: seattle, cbo, barack obama, washington, baltimore
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President Trump holds a Cabinet meeting at the White House. Sponsor: White House
Topics: turkey, russia, guatemala, honduras, google, brunson, trump, china
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House Democratic leaders held a news conference following a closed-door meeting with rank-and-file members. House Democratic Caucus Chair Hakeem Jeffries (NY) spoke about a House resolution that would be voted on later in the day to condemn President Trump's tweets directed at Democratic freshmen Reps. Ocasio-Cortez (NY), Omar (MN), Tlaib (MI) and Pressley (MA). He talked about House leadership's decision to not schedule a censure vote, but rather a vote on a resolution condemning the language...
Topics: donald trump, washington, david trone, d.c., katie, trump, house, maryland, katherine clark, katie...
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[LIVE] The Senate continues work on judicial and executive nominations this week, and will debate a number of tax treaties. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: kentucky, luxembourg, trump, spain, michigan, washington, texas, canada, switzerland, alabama,...
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A three-judge panel out of the DC Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral argument in Trump v. Mazars, a case concerning a congressional subpoena for President Trump's business financial records. House Oversight & Reform Committee Chair Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) issued the subpoena back in April 2019. The case first landed in DC federal district court where the judge ruled in favor of Democrats. The panel of judges included David Tatel, Patricia Millett and Neomi Rao. Sponsor: U.S. Court of...
Topics: shelton, house, trump, mr. trump, mr. consovoy, gsa, tobin, new york, consovoy, cummings, nixon,...
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The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace held a discussion on the international laws governing nuclear weapons, war and deterrence. Newell Highsmith, a former attorney at the State Department tasked with the legal issues of nonproliferation, spoke about a new study titled "On the Legality of Nuclear Deterrence." One of the topics that came up included whether low-yield nuclear weapons are a more ethical form of deterrence. Sponsor: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Topics: russia, china, nagasaki, north korea, putin, hiroshima, trump
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Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin held a press briefing at the White House to discuss how his department will regulate the use of cryptocurrencies and other digital assets. He talked about the threat of terrorist groups taking advantage of the system, and expressed concerns that Facebook's Libra could be used by money launderers and terrorist financiers. Later, when asked about the president's recent tweets about minority freshman lawmakers, the secretary said he didn't find the tweets racist....
Topic: crypto
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Presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) campaigned in Exeter, New Hampshire. He was introduced by New Hampshire State Senator Jon Morgan (D). Sponsor: Booker Presidential Campaign
Topics: donald trump, greenpeace, washington, alabama, white house, cory booker, nato
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The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration & Citizenship held a hearing to examine conditions at immigration detention facilities. Diana Shaw, assistant inspector general for Special Reviews and Evaluations, testified before the committee on Homeland Security's published report on the "dangerous overcrowding" and unsanitary conditions at the facilities, including people being detained in standing room only areas and many with no access to showers. The report called on the...
Topics: texas, dhs, cbp, rio grande valley, california, el paso, oig, uac, florida, colorado, honduras,...
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Topics: Jacqueline Thomsen, Television Program
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Ipsos' Clifford Young discussed the results of the recently released C-SPAN / Ipsos poll on American's attitudes toward U.S. space policy as the 50th anniversary of the moon landing approaches. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Washington Journal
Topics: nasa, china, michigan, kennedy, john, greta, usa, russia, donald trump
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The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace held a discussion on the international laws governing nuclear weapons, war and deterrence. Newell Highsmith, a former attorney at the State Department tasked with the legal issues of nonproliferation, spoke about a new study titled "On the Legality of Nuclear Deterrence." One of the topics that came up included whether low-yield nuclear weapons are a more ethical form of deterrence. Sponsor: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Topics: russia, china, nagasaki, north korea, putin, hiroshima
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Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin held a press briefing at the White House to discuss how his department will regulate the use of cryptocurrencies and other digital assets. He talked about the threat of terrorist groups taking advantage of the system, and expressed concerns that Facebook's Libra could be used by money launderers and terrorist financiers. Later, when asked about the president's recent tweets about minority freshman lawmakers, the secretary said he didn't find the tweets racist....
Topic: crypto
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Presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) campaigned in Exeter, New Hampshire. He was introduced by New Hampshire State Senator Jon Morgan (D). Sponsor: Booker Presidential Campaign
Topics: donald trump, alabama, greenpeace, washington, nato, cory booker, white house
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The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration & Citizenship held a hearing to examine conditions at immigration detention facilities. Diana Shaw, assistant inspector general for Special Reviews and Evaluations, testified before the committee on Homeland Security's published report on the "dangerous overcrowding" and unsanitary conditions at the facilities, including people being detained in standing room only areas and many with no access to showers. The report called on the...
Topics: texas, dhs, cbp, rio grande valley, oig, california, uac, el paso, florida, colorado, honduras,...
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Congressman Ro Khanna (D-CA), who represents Silicon Valley, talked about the big issues facing the tech industry and the oversight role of Congress. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Communicators
Topics: khanna, washington, google, europe, silicon valley, microsoft, white house, china, fbi, amazon
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Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin held a press briefing at the White House to discuss how his department will regulate the use of cryptocurrencies and other digital assets. He talked about the threat of terrorist groups taking advantage of the system, and expressed concerns that Facebook's Libra could be used by money launderers and terrorist financiers. Later, when asked about the president's recent tweets about minority freshman lawmakers, the secretary said he didn't find the tweets racist....
Topics: crypto, ftc
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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, along with members of his cabinet answered questions on several issues during the opening of the 46th Australian parliament. Topics included trade relations with G20 partners, climate change, national security, and mental health services for veterans and indigenous Australians. This 30-minute parliament review was courtesy of Australian Public Affairs Channel (A-PAC). Sponsor: Australian Public Affairs Channel
Topics: australia, china, crypto
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[LIVE] The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration & Citizenship held a hearing to examine conditions at immigration detention facilities. Diana Shaw, assistant inspector general for Special Reviews and Evaluations, testified before the committee on Homeland Security's published report on the "dangerous overcrowding" and unsanitary conditions at the facilities, including people being detained in standing room only areas and many with no access to showers. The report called on...
Topics: texas, madame chair, ms. shaw, cbp, dhs, rio grande valley, oig, c-span, obama administration,...
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[LIVE] The Senate returns for legislative business, and work on judicial and executive nominations. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mr. mcconnell, pennsylvania, mr. president, mr. schumer, mr. grassley, trump, north carolina, iowa,...
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A House Foreign Affairs subcommittee held a hearing on the operations budget for the State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Witnesses answered a range of questions on the high number of personnel vacancies within the department and hiring from a diverse pool of candidates. Sponsor: House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
Topics: House Foreign Affairs Hearing on State Dept. & Foreign Aid, Television Program
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The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on the nomination of General Mark Milley to serve as the 20th chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Gen. Milley, who has served as the Army chief of staff, answered senators questions on a variety of topics, including Iran, China and Russia as well as sexual assault in the military. Sponsor: Senate Armed Services Committee
Topics: Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Nomination Hearing, Television Program
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[LIVE] Following Leader remarks, the Senate will continue work on judicial and executive nominations. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mr. mcconnell, wright, peter wright, china, mr. wright, trump, texas, kentucky, undersigned, new...
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The House Modernization of Congress Committee held a hearing to explore best practices on how to recruit and retain a diverse congressional staff. The committee was seeking assistance in formulating recommendations it could make to improve hiring and retention practices, specifically as it related to staff diversity, for lawmaker offices on Capitol Hill. Two human resources executives and an author of three books on workplace topics testified and answered questions from committee members....
Topics: mitchell, shrm, alonso, d.c., washington, georgia, ms. liswood, kilmer, woodall, laura liswood,...
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The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee held a hearing on reauthorizing surface transportation infrastructure legislation. Chairman John Barrasso (R-WY) said lawmakers are working to advance a multi-year bill out of committee by summer 2019. Among the witnesses testifying were Utah Transportation Department Executive Director Carlos Braceras, Wyoming Transportation Department Director Luke Reiner and Georgetown University Climate Center Executive Director Vicki Arroyo. The hearing...
Topics: Senate Environment & Public Works Committee on Transportation Infrastructure, Television Program
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[LIVE] Following Leader remarks, the Senate will continue to work on judicial and executive nominations. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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[LIVE] Following Leader remarks, the Senate will continue to work on judicial and executive nominations. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: trump, iowa, grassley, florida, mr. durbin, canada, virginia, tennessee, durbin, washington,...
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Gerónimo Gutiérrez, the former Mexican ambassador to the U.S. from 2017-18, was among the panelists who discussed migration and security issues along the U.S.-Mexico border at this event hosted by the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, DC. He and representatives from the Migration Policy Institute and elsewhere talked about the ongoing policy and diplomatic disputes between the U.S. and Mexico over border security and the northward flow of migrants from Central America. Following...
Topics: mexico, trump, washington, gutierrez, china, roger, sarah
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The Secret Service held a news conference to outline a report on mass attacks in 2018. The Secret Service director told reporters there were 27 incidents in that calendar year with half of the perpetrators motivated by a grievance and two-thirds were mentally ill. Following the director's remarks, the chief of the Secret Service's National Threat Assessment Center, which conducts the study, provided more details on the commonalities of the incidents. The center found that most mass attacks...
Topics: virginia, fbi
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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), a 2020 presidential candidate, delivered remarks at a Saint Anselm College "politics and eggs" breakfast in Manchester, New Hampshire. She outlined her policy ideas involving public health, women's reproductive rights, campaign finance, climate change and higher education. Following opening remarks, Sen. Gillibrand met with supporters and answered questions from reporters. Sponsor: New England Council,St. Anselm College | New Hampshire Institute of...
Topics: new hampshire, new york, trump, washington, new england, albany, neil, iran, turkey, jon stewart,...
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The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on protecting children online and data privacy. Witnesses discussed the prevalence of online predators using social media to exploit minors, and ways tech companies can better regulate their platforms to protect younger users. They also made recommendations for greater parental controls on devices and what the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) could do to strengthen online safety. Sponsor: Senate Judiciary Committee
Topics: google, ftc, graham, california, blumenthal, campbell, south carolina
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Ross Perot talked about his life and his views on important issues facing the United States. In this conversation from 1992, he also talked about efforts at that time to draft him as a presidential candidate, and he described a campaign he might run. Mr. Perot is the founder and former CEO of the multi-billion dollar corporation, Electronic Data Systems. Sponsor: C-SPAN
Topics: washington, naval academy, texas, henry, uk, theresa, hussein, white house, h. ross perot, japan,...
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Gerónimo Gutiérrez, the former Mexican ambassador to the U.S. from 2017-18, was among the panelists who discussed migration and security issues along the U.S.-Mexico border at this event hosted by the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, DC. He and representatives from the Migration Policy Institute and elsewhere talked about the ongoing policy and diplomatic disputes between the U.S. and Mexico over border security and the northward flow of migrants from Central America. Following...
Topics: mexico, donald trump, guatemala, trump, white house, honduras, canada, sarah, washington, china,...
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The Secret Service held a news conference to outline a report on mass attacks in 2018. The Secret Service director told reporters there were 27 incidents in that calendar year with half of the perpetrators motivated by a grievance and two-thirds were mentally ill. Following the director's remarks, the chief of the Secret Service's National Threat Assessment Center, which conducts the study, provided more details on the commonalities of the incidents. The center found that most mass attacks...
Topics: virginia, fbi
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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), a 2020 presidential candidate, delivered remarks at a Saint Anselm College "politics and eggs" breakfast in Manchester, New Hampshire. She outlined her policy ideas involving public health, women's reproductive rights, campaign finance, climate change and higher education. Following opening remarks, Sen. Gillibrand met with supporters and answered questions from reporters. Sponsor: New England Council,St. Anselm College | New Hampshire Institute of...
Topics: new york, new hampshire, trump, washington, new england, albany, kirsten gillibrand, roger, jon...
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Bipartisan Policy Center's William Hoagland discussed this week's CBO report that projects If the U.S. continues today's patterns of taxes and spending, the national debt will almost triple as a share of the total economy by 2049. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Washington Journal
Topics: washington, helen, jeremy, trump, uk, robert mueller, pedro, united kingdom, carol
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), along with several Democratic lawmakers, gathered on the Senate steps to defend the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on the same day a circuit court was hearing a challenge to the law. A three-judge panel of the Fifth Circuit Court was hearing oral arguments in Texas v. United States and would determine whether to affirm or reverse a district court decision that declared the entire ACA invalid. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: elsie, trump, schumer, emily, gop, house, healthcare, jacky rosen, pelosi, new york, donald trump,...
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[LIVE] Following leader remarks, the Senate will continue to debate and vote on judicial and executive nominations. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: california, pennsylvania, bress, rhode island, connor, mr. thune, connecticut, washington,...
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Marcia Argust of Pew Charitable Trusts discussed the repair backlog - totaling almost $12 billion - at national parks and legislative efforts to improve maintenance throughout the 400-plus parks. Sponsor: C-SPAN | Washington Journal
Topics: california, mrs. feinstein, gettysburg, china
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The Wilson Center in Washington, DC, held a day-long conference on improving border management between the U.S. and Mexico, and how that could strengthen economic competitiveness for both countries. In this portion of the event, U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) Deputy Assistant Commissioner John Wagner discussed migration at the U.S.-Mexico border, as well as ways to innovate and make the border more efficient. Sponsor: Wilson (Woodrow) International Center for Scholars | Mexico...
Topics: mexico, laredo, cbp, wagner, texas, california, new york, sap, washington
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[LIVE] House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) hold a news a conference on a court challenge to the Affordable Care Act. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: elsie, house, trump, texas, gop, schumer, natalie, rob, colin allred, pelosi, emily, donald trump,...
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[LIVE] Following leader remarks, the Senate will continue to debate and vote on judicial and executive nominations. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: hong kong, virginia, china, trump, oakley, mcconnell, acosta, epstein, kentucky, texas, beijing,...
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The Senate Commerce and Transportation Committee held a hearing to examine Amtrak's services and operations. Amtrak President & CEO Richard Anderson was among the witnesses who testified. He and the others touched on a number of topics including Amtrak's role in connecting rural areas to urban areas and implementation of positive train control (PTC) technology for Amtrak and other commuter rail lines. Others who testified included a member of the National Transportation Safety Board,...
Topics: amtrak, colorado, mr. anderson, washington, cantwell, anderson, chicago, ntsb, mr. jeffries,...
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Highlights from the House Armed Services Committee as they considered the defense authorization bill for fiscal year 2020 before voting it out of committee for consideration by the full House. Chairman Adam Smith's budget proposal would authorize approximately $725 billion in discretionary spending for national defense, including $69 billion for the Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) program. Sponsor: House Armed Services Committee
Topics: cheney, russia, cooper, europe, pentagon, wyoming, united states military, ms. cheney, tat,...
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Highlights from the House Armed Services Committee as they considered the defense authorization bill for fiscal year 2020 before voting it out of committee for consideration by the full House. This is debate on an amendment offered by Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-CO) on a space-based ballistic missile intercept layer. Sponsor: House Armed Services Committee
Topics: china, pentagon, russia, colorado
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Highlights from the House Armed Services Committee as they considered the defense authorization bill for fiscal year 2020 before voting it out of committee for consideration by the full House. During this debate, Rep. Ro Khanna offered an amendment that would prohibit funding from being used to go to war with Iran. Sponsor: House Armed Services Committee
Topics: iran, israel, gallagher, brown, china, iraq, centcom, moulton
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Highlights from the House Armed Services Committee as they considered the defense authorization bill for fiscal year 2020 before voting it out of committee for consideration by the full House. This is debate on an amendment offered by Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) dealing with sexual assault in the military. Sponsor: House Armed Services Committee
Topics: mr. turner, brown, afghanistan
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The Wilson Center hosted a discussion on Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador's first year in office. Panelists included public opinion and political science researchers from Mexican and U.S. institutions who talked about President Obrador's enduring popularity among Mexican voters and his administration's left-leaning populist approach to national governance. Following the panelists' presentations, they answered questions from the audience. Sponsor: Wilson (Woodrow) International...
Topics: mexico, jorge, canada, china, obrador, mexico city
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[LIVE] Following leader remarks, the Senate will resume debate on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), a $750 billion defense programs and policy bill for 2020. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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The House Administration Committee considered and reported favorably to the House H.R. 2722, a bill that would create federal standards for election regulations and boost funding for election security efforts throughout the country. The bill's favorable discharge from the committee came in a party line vote, with Democrats in support and Republicans opposed. GOP members voiced concerns about the centralizing of election policy in the nation's capital, and offered a number of amendments that...
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Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell discussed the U.S. economy and policies at an event hosted by the Council on Foreign Relations in New York City. He said the Fed was likely to ease back on interest rates in the near future as global economic challenges loomed ahead. Following his remarks, he sat down for a moderated question-and-answer session with Neil Irwin, the New York Times economic correspondent, and talked more about the Fed's role in shaping the American economy. In response to an...
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The Supreme Court unanimously struck down the U.S. Patent and Trade Office's ban on "scandalous" and "immoral" trademarks. Justice Elena Kagan wrote for the majority that "the 'immoral or scandalous" bar is substantially too broad. She added, "There are a great many immoral and scandalous ideas in the world (even more than there are swearwords), and the Lanham Act covers them all. It therefore violates the First Amendment." Joining her in the majority...
Topics: alito, ginsburg
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The House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties held a hearing on the Voting Rights Act and the 2013 Supreme Court decision Shelby County v. Holder. The decision invalidated parts of the Voting Rights Act. Stacey Abrams, the 2018 Democratic candidate for Governor of Georgia and the founder of voting rights group Fair Fight Action, joined a panel of attorneys and state officials to testify on the impact of the Shelby County decision. Sponsor: House...
Topics: texas, georgia, texas, shelby, shelby county, wisconsin, north carolina, johnson, nadler,...
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Republican Whip Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) recounts his journey to recovery after being shot during practice for the annual Congressional Baseball Game in 2017 and talks about his book, "Back in the Game." Sponsor: C-SPAN | Book TV
Topics: new orleans, jennifer, david, brad, steve scalise, susan kennedy, virginia, melania, susan
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The House Administration Committee considered and reported favorably to the House H.R. 2722, a bill that would create federal standards for election regulations and boost funding for election security efforts throughout the country. The bill's favorable discharge from the committee came in a party line vote, with Democrats in support and Republicans opposed. GOP members voiced concerns about the centralizing of election policy in the nation's capital, and offered a number of amendments that...
Topics: california, georgia, north carolina, illinois, mr. davis, russia, washington, fbi, house
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Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell discussed the U.S. economy and policies at an event hosted by the Council on Foreign Relations in New York City. He said the Fed was likely to ease back on interest rates in the near future as global economic challenges loomed ahead. Following his remarks, he sat down for a moderated question-and-answer session with Neil Irwin, the New York Times economic correspondent, and talked more about the Fed's role in shaping the American economy. In response to an...
Topics: china, europe, jerome powell
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Senators Sheldon Whitehouse and Richard Blumenthal came to the floor to discuss climate change & the environment. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: rhode island, connecticut, blumenthal, maine, louisiana, jerome powell, england
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