648Nov 29, 2012
Memorial Service for Former Senator Warren Rudman
Current and former congressional leaders paid tribute to former New Hampshire Senator Warren B. Rudman who died November 19, 2012, at the age of 82. Senator Rudman was best remembered as a key ...
410Oct 19, 2012
Electoral College Reform
Jonathan Turley, and former Senator Alan Simpson (R-WY) talked about the relevance of the electoral college. Mr. Turley argued against it in a recent USA Today opinion piece while ...
580May 15, 2012
Federal Budget and U.S. Economic Challenges
Former National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform Co-Chair Alan Simpson, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, and Travelers Insurance CEO Jay Fishman were interviewed by George ...
669Feb 16, 2012
Shooting from the Lip: Book Party
A book party was held at the Jefferson Hotel for the publication of Shooting from the Lip: The Life of Senator Al Simpson, written by Donald Hardy. Senator Simpson was shown mingling ...
357Aug 20, 2011
Heart Mountain Dedication Ceremony
Senator Daniel Inouye -- a Medal of Honor recipient who served with the famed all-volunteer, Japanese American 442nd Regimental Combat Team -- was the keynote speaker at the dedication and grand ...
184Sep 21, 2010
Building Renaming Ceremony
The Interior Department building was renamed in honor of former Interior Secretary Stewart Lee Udall. He served from 1961 to 1969 during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations. Speakers ...
178Nov 1, 2008
Vice President Dick Cheney in Laramie, WY
Vice President Cheney spoke to McCain supporters at a rally in Wyoming and offered hi support to Senator McCain and Governor Palin.
28May 9, 2006
Congress and the Presidency
Students from the University of Denver and Indiana Wesleyan University participated by broadband feed in a distance learning class. The Indiana Wesleyan students were in Washington, DC on a ...
107Oct 28, 2005
Politics and Humor
As part of a conference titled, “Votes and Jokes: Laughter and America’s Political Personality,” the participants examined both the humor used by politicians and the political ...
39Jul 25, 2005
Former Senator Alan Simpson (R-WY) spoke on “Politics as a Contact Sport” at the Commonwealth Club of California. He discussed the current state of political discourse in America, ...
259Dec 14, 2003
Former Senator Paul Simon Funeral
Numerous dignitaries, family and friends spoke at Senator Paul Simon’s funeral, praising his life, his political ethics, and his moral courage. There were 3,500 mourners at the service ...
21May 23, 2002
Current Politics and Policy
In often humorous remarks, Former Senator Simpson talked about various current political issues, including the war on terror, congressional relations between the two parties, and the performance of ...
34Mar 11, 2002
Future of the Republican Party
Mr. Gergen moderated a panel discussion on the future of the Republican Party. Among the issues they addressed were the impact of efforts to combat terrorism on the political process, the ...
58Nov 16, 2001
National Identification System
Witnesses testified about whether the U.S. should have a national identification system for citizens, including i.d. cards. Topics they discussed included current legislation, ...
25Jul 16, 2001
Participants spoke to reporters about a report on U.S.-Russian relations following the election of President Putin. Among the topics they addressed were changes in Russia in recent years, the ...
65Feb 6, 2001
Senator Alan Cranston Memorial Tribute
Colleagues paid tribute to the life and career of the late Senator Cranston.
60Nov 1, 2000
Bush Campaign Rally
Participants spoke to supporters about the Bush presidential campaign, focusing on plans to improve military readiness and boost morale and retention.
50Oct 5, 2000
Vice Presidential Candidates Debate Reaction
Following a rebroadcast of the vice presidential debate, telephone lines were open for viewer comments and questions about the debate. Additionally remarks by campaign representatives to the ...
66Sep 7, 2000
Chief Washakie Statue Dedication Ceremony
Participants dedicated the Wyoming statue of Chief Washakie who was known as a warrior, statesman and peacemaker.
58Sep 6, 2000
Conversation with Senator Alan Simpson
Former Senator Simpson answered questions on a number of topics including the state of the Republican Party, impeachment of President Clinton, campaign politics, and Vice President Gore’s ...
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