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Paul Ryan Archive
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House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.); presidential candidate Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.); John Podesta, chairman of Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign. Panelists include Jose Diaz-Balart; Doris Kearns Goodwin; Maggie Haberman; and Hugh Hewitt.
Topics: Paul Ryan, US House, US Congress, Health Care
Paul Ryan Archive
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House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.); presidential candidate Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.); John Podesta, chairman of Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign. Panelists include Jose Diaz-Balart; Doris Kearns Goodwin; Maggie Haberman; and Hugh Hewitt.
Topics: Paul Ryan, US House, US Congress
Source: tracey pooh
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) holds a news conference on highway funding legislation currently being considered by the Senate. Current funding is set to expire Friday
Topics: mcconnell, ryan, boxer
Source: Comcast Cable
Paul Ryan Archive
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The host and lawyer conducts interviews and covers breaking news. Van Susteren joined Fox News in February 2002 after a stint at CNN.
Topics: Paul Ryan, US House, US Congress, Taxes
Paul Ryan Archive
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The host and lawyer conducts interviews and covers breaking news. Van Susteren joined Fox News in February 2002 after a stint at CNN.
Topics: Paul Ryan, US House, US Congress
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Charles Schumer Archive
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Long-running panel discussions on topical (mostly political) issues that sometimes play like a noisy family dinner in which everyone speaks at once, until moderator John McLaughlin brings all to order. It's punditry that can get loud and a bit frenzied, but as McLaughlin has said, `there's no reason on God's planet why knowledge has to be boring.'
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress, Foreign Policy, Iran
Source: tracey pooh
Mitch McConnell Archive
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks about the legacy of Senator John Sherman Cooper (R-KY), who represented Kentucky from 1946-1973
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
Source: tracey pooh
CSPAN
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An interview with House Budget Committee Chair Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) at a Wall Street Journal CFO Network day-long forum; he discusses the federal budget and Obama administration tax policies.
Topics: ryan, washington
Source: Comcast Cable
Paul Ryan Archive
May 17, 2015 CNNW
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Topics: Paul Ryan, US House, US Congress
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Paul Ryan Archive
May 17, 2015 CNNW
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Topics: Paul Ryan, US House, US Congress, Congress, Congressional Rules, Foreign Policy, History, Trade
Nancy Pelosi Archive
Apr 30, 2015 CSPAN
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Live coverage of House proceedings.
Topics: Nancy Pelosi, US House, US Congress, Veterans, Health Care
Nancy Pelosi Archive
Apr 30, 2015 CSPAN
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Live coverage of House proceedings.
Topics: Nancy Pelosi, US House, US Congress
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Paul Ryan Archive
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Speeches from policy makers and coverage from around the country.
Topics: Paul Ryan, US House, US Congress
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Mitch McConnell Archive
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Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress, Foreign Policy, History, Terrorism
Source: http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2015/mar/16/mitch-mcconnell/mitch-mcconnell-john-kerry-visited-nicaragua-1980s/
Charles Schumer Archive
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Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.); Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.); Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.); President Barack Obama; Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.); attorney Benjamin Crump; journalists Margaret Brennan, Ruth Marcus and Gerald Seib; author April Ryan.
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
Source: tracey pooh
Charles Schumer Archive
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Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.); Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.); Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.); President Barack Obama; Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.); attorney Benjamin Crump; journalists Margaret Brennan, Ruth Marcus and Gerald Seib; author April Ryan.
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress, Clinton Emails, Elections, Transparency, Foreign Policy
Source: http://www.politifact.com/wisconsin/statements/2016/may/06/paul-ryan/vexed-donald-trump-has-paul-ryan-changed-his-posit/
Nancy Pelosi Archive
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House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) dedicate a statue of former Sen. Barry Goldwater (R-Ariz.)
Topics: Nancy Pelosi, US House, US Congress
Source: tracey pooh
Mitch McConnell Archive
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House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) dedicate a statue of former Sen. Barry Goldwater (R-Ariz.)
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
Source: tracey pooh
Mitch McConnell Archive
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House Speaker Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) speak to reporters and take their questions at a party retreat being held in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
Source: tracey pooh
Mitch McConnell Archive
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House Speaker Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) speak to reporters and take their questions at a party retreat being held in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
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Mitch McConnell Archive
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House Speaker Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) speak to reporters and take their questions at a party retreat being held in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
Source: tracey pooh
CSPAN3
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Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) talks about the Senate's history and meaning in an interview from 2010.
Topics: henry clay, kentucky, washington, lyndon johnson, thomas jefferson, byrd, mcconnell, webster, the...
Source: Comcast Cable
Mitch McConnell Archive
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Speeches from policy makers and coverage from around the country.
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress, Economy, Jobs
Source: http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2015/jan/08/mitch-mcconnell/mitch-mcconnell-says-economic-uptick-coincides-exp/
Mitch McConnell Archive
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Speeches from policy makers and coverage from around the country.
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
Charles Schumer Archive
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Race in America; Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.); Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.); Newt Gingrich; efforts to fight Ebola in West Africa; Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.).
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
Source: tracey pooh
Charles Schumer Archive
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Race in America; Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.); Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.); Newt Gingrich; efforts to fight Ebola in West Africa; Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.).
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress, Environment, Jobs, Energy
CSPAN
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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, the incoming majority leader in the 114th Congress, speaks with Gerald Seib about the Republican agenda.
Topic: washington
Source: Comcast Cable
Charles Schumer Archive
Nov 26, 2014 CSPAN2
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Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress, Congress, Health Care
Source: http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2014/dec/04/charles-schumer/uninsured-vote-low-rates-charles-schumer/
Nancy Pelosi Archive
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Speeches from policy makers and coverage from around the country.
Topics: Nancy Pelosi, US House, US Congress
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Nancy Pelosi Archive
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Speeches from policy makers and coverage from around the country.
Topics: Nancy Pelosi, US House, US Congress, Health Care
Source: http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2016/jul/21/donald-trump/donald-trumps-largely-accurate-about-clintons-past/
CSPAN
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Sen. McConnell talks about the state of the Senate and the need for a correction.
Topics: mansfield, united states senate, stevens, washington, johnson
Source: Comcast Cable
CSPAN
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Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell presents a post-election news conference to talk about his party's gains in the November midterm elections.
Topics: washington, kentucky
Source: Comcast Cable
Mitch McConnell Archive
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Information about the people and events driving the day with Joy Reid's analysis and insight.
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress, Legislative Process
Source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/fact-checker/wp/2014/11/07/are-300-house-bills-really-bottled-up-in-the-senate/?utm_term=.4079844f42ab
Mitch McConnell Archive
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Information about the people and events driving the day with Joy Reid's analysis and insight.
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
Mitch McConnell Archive
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Speeches from policy makers and coverage from around the country.
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress, Health Care
Source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/fact-checker/wp/2014/10/16/mitch-mcconnells-puzzling-claims-on-insurance-in-kentucky-post-obamacare/?utm_term=.9d69c1b5ff60
Mitch McConnell Archive
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Mitch McConnell and Alison Lundergan Grimes join in a debate for the Kentucky U.S. Senate race.
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
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CSPAN3
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Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) speaks on former Sen. Alben Barkley (D-Ky.).
Topics: barkley, kentucky, alben barkley, chandler, roosevelt, robinson, arkansas, joe robinson, campbell,...
Source: Comcast Cable
Nancy Pelosi Archive
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Topics: Nancy Pelosi, US House, US Congress, Health Care, Sexuality, Women, Contraception, Legal Issues
Nancy Pelosi Archive
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Topics: Nancy Pelosi, US House, US Congress
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Mitch McConnell Archive
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Speeches from policy makers and coverage from around the country.
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress, Coal, Energy
Source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/fact-checker/wp/2014/06/19/did-epa-administrator-gina-mccarthy-declare-a-war-on-coal/?utm_term=.e1e4e57bbb68
Mitch McConnell Archive
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Speeches from policy makers and coverage from around the country.
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
CSPAN
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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky,) discusses the Senate's domestic agenda.
Topics: john sopko, washington, harry reid, paul, mitch mcconnell, kentucky, afghanistan
Source: Comcast Cable
CSPAN
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Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) speaks.
Topics: kentucky, harry reid, obama, washington
Source: Comcast Cable
Charles Schumer Archive
May 5, 2014 MSNBCW
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Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski & Willie Geist offering interviews with newsmakers and politicians.
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress, Children, Economy, Families, Jobs, Poverty
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2017/08/03/congressionalarchives/
Charles Schumer Archive
May 5, 2014 MSNBCW
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Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski & Willie Geist offering interviews with newsmakers and politicians.
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
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Charles Schumer Archive
May 5, 2014 MSNBCW
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Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski & Willie Geist offering interviews with newsmakers and politicians.
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
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Charles Schumer Archive
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U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul; Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.); Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio); authors Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes; journalist Andrea Mitchell; columnist David Brooks; columnist E.J. Dionne.
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
Source: tracey pooh
Mitch McConnell Archive
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Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress, Jobs
Source: http://www.factcheck.org/2014/02/lost-jobs-from-obamacare/
Mitch McConnell Archive
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White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer; Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.); political analyst Brit Hume; journalist Julie Pace; columnist George Will; former Sen. Evan Bayh.
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress, Income
Source: http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2014/jan/26/mitch-mcconnell/mitch-mcconnell-says-minimum-wage-young-people-ent/
Mitch McConnell Archive
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White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer; Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.); political analyst Brit Hume; journalist Julie Pace; columnist George Will; former Sen. Evan Bayh.
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
Charles Schumer Archive
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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas); Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.); Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas); U.S. Olympic delegates Billie Jean King and Brian Boitano; journalist Peggy Noonan; former White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley; journalist Bob Woodward.
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
Source: tracey pooh