83Jul 25, 2013
Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice
Panelists shared their personal experiences from the Korean War at a ceremony commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the signing of the Korean War Armistice. They also spoke about the importance ...
7,647Jan 31, 2013
Secretary of Defense Nomination Hearing, Part 1
Former Senator Chuck Hagel testified on his nomination to be secretary of defense. Among the topics he addressed were military operations in Afghanistan and Iraq, his opinions and votes on ...
514Dec 4, 2012
Debt and National Security
Former members of Congress and Admiral Mike Mullen talked about national debt and national security. Admiral Mullen called on Congress to avert the so-called fiscal cliff and lay a framework ...
546Jan 29, 2010
Leadership and Strategy
David Abshire talked about lessons to be learned from the leadership and strategy of Admiral Arleigh Burke. Following Mr. Abshire’s presentation, Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Mike ...
188Oct 28, 2009
Climate Change Impact on Economy and National Security
Witnesses testified about global climate change and its potential impact on national security. Among the topics they addressed were potential security challenges posed by displaced populations, ...
173Aug 3, 2009
Ceremony on the Post-9/11 GI Bill
President Obama delivered remarks at a ceremony celebrating the Post-9/11 GI Bill. The previous year, President Bush signed into law a bill granting educational benefits to the members of the ...
57,847Apr 24, 2009
Al Gore on Climate Change Legislation
Former Vice President Gore and Senator Warner testified on the American Clean Energy Security Act of 2009. The proposed legislation would cut carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases by 20 percent ...
132Mar 26, 2009
Afghanistan Ambassador Nomination Hearing
Lieutenant General Karl Eikenberry, deputy chairman of NATO’s military committee in Brussels, testified about his nominaiton to be the U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan. He was introduced by ...
86Feb 5, 2009
Deputy Attorney General Nomination Hearing
David Ogden testified about his nomination to be the deputy attorney general at the Justice Department. He spoke about his experience and qualifications and said that his first priority would ...
628Jan 15, 2009
Attorney General Nomination Hearing, Day 1
Eric Holder testified about his nomination as attorney general. Among the topics he addressed were his involvement in pardons granted by President Clinton at the end of his presidency while ...
70Dec 23, 2008
Vietnam Veterans Christmas Tree
Participants in a Christmas tree ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall read holiday cards sent to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund.
238Dec 11, 2008
The Senate convened and began a period of morning business.
Thereafter, the Senate resumed consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R.7005, Alternative Minimum Tax Relief Act of ...
745Dec 11, 2008
Weapons of Mass Destruction Report
Members of the Commission on Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction, Proliferation and Terrorism, testified about the findings and recommendations in their final report, World at Risk. The ...
33Nov 19, 2008
Senator Warner on Outgoing Members
In his final speech to the U.S. Senate, Senator Warner paid tribute to Senator Gordon Smith and other departing senators. He said his remarks were not meant as his farewell to the Senate ...
209Nov 19, 2008
Tribute to Senator Ted Stevens (R-AK)
Senators paid tribute to departing Senator Ted Stevens (R-AK). They praised his service during six terms in the Senate. Senator Stevens lost a re-election campaign in Alaska amid controversy ...
186Oct 1, 2008
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