22Oct 10, 2000
Women and the 2000 Election
Former Rep. Schroeder and Professor Hill recounted what they learned at a conference they conducted on the women’s vote in the 2000 elections, including topics such as gender issues, pay ...
8Sep 1, 1999
The Republican Tax Cut and Technology Research
Mr. Podesta spoke with reporters about proposed Republican tax cut legislation. He focused in particular on the impact that the plan would have on science and technology research. He ...
21Aug 25, 1999
Year 2000 Computer Problem: ATM Machines
Banking officials talked about upgrades in electronic banking designed to fix any potential problem resulting form the date change on January 1, 2000. They warned that a larger threat came from scam ...
8Aug 18, 1999
Security in East Timor
Mr. Kumar talked to reporters about the safety and security of East Timor. He focused on the unstable history of this region in Indonesia and upcoming elections to determine if East Timor ...
9Jul 26, 1999
The President's Budget & The Republican Tax Cut
Mr. Lew talked about pending legislation which would provide a roughly $800 billion tax cut over the next ten years. He said that the Republican plan would not save Social Security or ...
11Mar 31, 1999
Sales Tax and the Internet
Mr. Naake talked to reporters about collecting taxes when traditional goods are purchased on-line. He stated that National Association of Counties wants Congress to implement the law ...
8Mar 31, 1999
Year 2000 Computer Problem Preparation
Mr. Koskinen announced that most government agencies were compliant with federal guidelines which protect computers from any potential problems caused by the date change on January 1, 2000. He ...
5Dec 23, 1998
Briefing on Iraq
Mr. Berger discusses the situation with Iraq. He commented on the health condition of the Iraqi people in reference to the sanctions against Iraq. After his prepared remarks he ...
3Jul 8, 1998
Senator Baucus offered his thoughts on the president’s trip to China. The Senator accompanied the president to the summit.
9Jul 6, 1998
Ukraine's Place in Europe
Minister Tarasyuk was the guest at the Morning Newsmaker forum at the National Press Club. He talked about the role of his nation in Europe and the political and economic impact of the European ...
6Jun 1, 1998
The President's Trip to China
Mr. Bauer discussed U.S. policy toward China, and the president’s upcoming visit to China. He also answered media questions.
8May 15, 1998
North Dakota Issues
Mayor Owens talked about the enactment of the Disaster Relief Bill and the role it played in assisting her city recover from floods and fires which caused considerable damage. She is in ...
13Apr 14, 1998
Postal Service Anti-Competitive Practices
Mr. Kelly spoke about U.S. Postal Services practices which inhibit
competition in the delivery industry. He said that Congress should
change the law so that the Postal Service ...
13Apr 8, 1998
National Energy Strategy Report
Secretary Pena briefed reporters on U.S. national energy strategy and the prospects for summer gasoline prices. The strategy document calls for energy sources other than oil, such as nuclear ...
11Apr 3, 1998
National Press Club 90th Anniversary
Senator Thurmond spoke at the National Press Club on its 90th anniversary. He reflected on the events of the past century and the importance of U.S. influence in the future. He also took ...
13Feb 11, 1998
Mr. Chase talked about the future of labor unions. He talked about the broad outlines of “new unionism” and its tenets of teachers taking personal responsibility for the ...
4Jan 20, 1998
Hope, Growth and Opportunity
Mr. Forbes talked presents his assessment of the state of the Union and what he sees as this year’s agenda in Congress and the executive branch. He has been mentioned as a possible ...