24,157Nov 14, 2012
Representative Ron Paul Farewell Speech
Representative Ron Paul (R-TX) delivered his farewell address on the House floor. In his remarks he criticized the U.S. government, politicians and special interests, calling for a return to ...
11,522Sep 11, 2013
House Republicans on Terrorist Attacks, Benghazi, and Syria
Representatives Ted Poe (-TX), Mo Brooks (R-AL), and Tom McClintock (R-CA) came to the floor on the 12th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and the first anniversary of the ...
6,894Sep 29, 2008
Debate on Federal Financial Rescue Bill
U.S. House Reair - Economic Market Intervention Bill Debate (Entire Debate)
3,498Mar 19, 1979
A portion of the original telecast of House proceedings was shown as part of C-SPAN’s 25 anniversary programming.
3,112Dec 1, 2010
Representative Candice Miller on WikiLeaks
Representative Miller (R-MI) spoke about the release of classified diplomatic cables by Wikileaks.
3,069Jan 6, 2011
House Reading of the U.S. Constitution
Members took turns reading brief passages as the entire U.S. Constitution was read aloud in the House chamber. At the end Representative Goodlatte read a portion omitted in the original ...
2,471Dec 19, 1998
In an excerpt, House members debated the Impeachment Articles brought
against President Clinton. Rep. Livingston’s resignation speech was
included in this excerpt.
2,321Jan 5, 2011
House Speaker Swearing-In
Following a teller vote electing Representative John Boenher (R-OH) as speaker, former Speaker Pelosi talked about the accomplishments of the last Congress and handed the gavel to Speaker ...
2,133Jul 26, 1990
Debate on Recommendation to Censure Rep.Frank
In this excerpt, the House debates the Ethics Committee recommendation that Rep. Barney Frank be reprimanded by the full House. Rep. Frank was charged with unethical conduct with a ...
2,100Jan 4, 2007
Election of New Speaker
Portions of the first day of the 110th Congress included the clerk’s declaration that Representative Nancy Pelosi had been elected as Speaker of the House, the official escort of the new ...
2,006Jul 24, 2002
Expulsion of Representative James Traficant
The House voted to expel Ohio Representative James Traficant for violation of House ethics rules. Ethics Committee members and others presented their cases prior to the final vote of 420 to 1.
1,797Sep 19, 2013
Representative Jackie Speier on Cutting Food Stamp Funding
Representative Jackie Speier (D-CA) criticized members who want to cut food stamp funding and also travel abroad on official business to “dine at lavish restaurants, eating steak, vodka and ...
1,723Jul 31, 2009
House Debate on Cash for Clunkers Legislation
House members debated the Cars Allowance Rebate System, or Cash for Clunkers. The program used the $1 billion appropriated to it in 4 days instead of the 4 months projected. Congressmen ...
1,710Aug 10, 2010
Representative Rangel Reaction to Ethics Violation Charges
Representative Charles Rangel addressed the House of Representatives, speaking about 13 counts of ethics charges against him. He defended himself and said he would not resign.
1,710Mar 12, 2010
House Debate on Health Care
Representatives Steny Hoyer and Eric Cantor debated passage of health care reform legislation and reconciliation procedures proposed for final passage.
1,694Aug 1, 2011
Representative Giffords Appearance on the House Floor
In this excerpt from the House floor, Representative Giffords made her first appearance since January when she was injured in a shooting. Representative Pelosi recognized Representative ...
1,552Mar 21, 2010
Health Care Reform Debate Highlights
Portions of House debate on health care reform were shown.
1,433Jul 24, 2013
House Debate on Amendments on NSA Surveillance
Representatives debated the Pompeo and Amash amendments to the 2014 Defense Spending authorization bill about National Security Agency surveillance.
1,416Dec 11, 2012
House Debate on the Fiscal Cliff
House Speaker Boehner (R-OH) and Minority Leader Pelosi (D-CA) spoke about negotiations to avoid the “fiscal cliff,” impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of ...
1,257Jan 1, 2013
House Debate on Hurricane Sandy Relief
Members of the U.S. House of Representatives urged that the House proceed with a relief package for victims of Hurricane Sandy.
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