390Oct 29, 2013
2008 Financial Crisis and Regulatory Changes
Former Federal Reserve, Treasury Department, and Securities and Exchange Commission officials talked about changes made to the nation’s financial system after the 2008 crisis. Former ...
441May 24, 2013
Book Discussion on An Act of Congress
Robert Kaiser talked about his book, Act of Congress: How America’s Essential Institution Works, and How It Doesn’t, in which he recounts the struggle to pass the Dodd-Frank Wall ...
3,318Feb 15, 2013
Chris Dodd on the Motion Picture Industry
Chris Dodd, chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), talked about the state of the motion picture industry and the challenges presented by new and changing ...
314Oct 10, 2012
2012 Report Card on the State of Children in the United States
Launch of a report on the overall state of children in the United States commissioned by former Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) and Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.). The report card provides a snapshot of ...
247Jun 6, 2012
A Good Man Book Party
A book launch party was held at the Jefferson Hotel for Mark Shriver’s book, A Good Man: Rediscovering My Father, Sargent Shriver, in which he recounts the personal life and political ...
201Mar 5, 2012
Panelists talked about the importance of active efforts to combat copyright infringement at universities and the role of state attorneys general. They focused on the impact of digital piracy on ...
257Nov 14, 2011
President Reagan's Accomplishments
The Motion Picture Association of America held an event honoring President Ronald Reagan’s legacy. Panelists discussed the president’s life and the influence of his acting career on ...
4,170Jan 21, 2011
Memorial Service for Sargent Shriver
A wake was held for R. Sargent Shriver Jr. who died on January 18, 2011. Mr. Shriver, who was married to President John F. Kennedy’s sister Eunice, was the first director of the ...
841Dec 17, 2010
638Dec 1, 2010
Mortgage Services and Foreclosure Practices, Regulators Panel
Experts from the Treasury Department, Federal Reserve Board, and Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac testified on the mortgage crisis focusing on shady lending and foreclosure practices and ...
1,629Nov 29, 2010
Senator-elect Mark Kirk was sworn in as the senator from Illinois to fill the seat held by Roland Burris following the election of President Barack Obama.
10,179Nov 16, 2010
Mortgage Services and Foreclosure Practices
The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee voted for a second time on the nomination of Peter Diamond to be member of Federal Reserve Board of Governors. Committee members approved ...
657Sep 30, 2010
Financial Overhaul Implementation
Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke and other top financial regulators testified on the implementation of the new financial regulation bill. They said their agencies would work ...
871Sep 29, 2010
Senate Session, Part 1
1,664Sep 22, 2010
R. Allen Stanford Alleged Ponzi Scheme Investigation
The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee held an oversight hearing on the Securities and Exchange Commission Inspector General’s report titled “Investigation of the ...
26,293Aug 5, 2010
The Senate voted to confirm Elena Kagan as an associate justice on the U.S. Supreme Court on a vote of 63 to 37.
1,098Aug 2, 2010
1,147Jul 29, 2010
1,280Jul 21, 2010
State of the Economy and Monetary Policy
Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke testified in a hearing on the Humphrey-Hawkins Semiannual Monetary Policy Report, current economic conditions, and the outlook for the financial sector and the ...
1,222Jul 15, 2010
Federal Reserve Nominations
Three nominees to the Federal Reserve Board testified a day after the board released a new economic forecast that lowered expectations for economic growth. They talked about the state of the ...
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