514Nov 21, 2013
Reporter Previews Senate Filibuster Rule
Niels Lesniewski was interviewed by phone about Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s threat to invoke the “nuclear option” in an effort to end Republican filibusters on the Obama ...
90Nov 15, 2013
Niels Lesniewski reported by telephone on the congressional agenda for the coming week.
248Oct 31, 2013
Senate Block of Presidential Nominations
Niels Lesniewski was interviewed on Skype about Republican senators blocking a vote on President Obama’s nominees for Federal Housing Finance Agency director and a Washington, D.C., Circuit ...
495Oct 28, 2013
Niels Lesniewski and Jennifer Bendery previewed the upcoming week in Congress, and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the budget conference committee, ...
109Oct 16, 2013
Government Shutdown and Debt Ceiling Bill
Niels Lesniewski talked about the timeline of the Senate and House voting on the bill to re-open the federal government and raise the debt ceiling. He was interviewed via Skype
77Oct 15, 2013
Comments on Government Shutdown
On the 15th day of the federal government shutdown, Niels Lesniewski was interviewed by telephone about the House Republican proposal to raise the debt ceiling and end the government shutdown.
149Oct 3, 2013
Review of Congressional Leaders' Meeting with President Obama
Niels Lesniewski talked about President Obama’s meeting with House and Senate leaders the previous night to discuss ending the federal government shutdown.
The interview with ...
186Sep 18, 2013
Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the value of bipartisanship In Congress.
Niels Lesniewski, speaking by phone, talked about the status of House Republican negotiations on ...
347Aug 15, 2013
Newsmakers with Michael Needham
Michael Needham, CEO of Heritage Action for America talked about his Heritage Action organization plans to promote a conservative agenda on issues such as (ACA), budget and spending, immigration, ...
344Aug 8, 2013
Viewers commented on President Obama’s cancellation of his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putinat the upcoming G-20 Summit in St. Petersburg. He made the decision in ...
227Jun 7, 2013
Newsmakers with Senator Debbie Stabenow
Senate Agriculture Committee Chair Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) talked about the effort to pass a farm bill. The Senate was scheduled to vote on June 10 on a bill that included a $400 million cut in ...
146Mar 22, 2013
Open Phones on Senate Budget Debate
Niels Lesniewski talked about Senate consideration of fiscal year 2014 budget legislation. Telephone lines were open for comments on the debate and proceedings.
971Mar 22, 2013
Newsmakers with Senator Tom Coburn
Sen. Tom Coburn talked about federal budget issues. Topics included House and Senate passage of a congressional resolution, the budget process, and sequestration budget cuts. He also ...
117Mar 14, 2013
Senate Democratic Budget Proposal
Niels Lesniewski talked about the Senate Democratic fiscal year 2014 budget unveiled by Budget Committee Chair Patty Murray (D-WA), and shared Democratic and Republican reaction to the plan.
59Mar 5, 2013
Continuing Resolution Bill
Niels Lesniewski spoke by phone about House Republican work on a continuing resolution to fund the government through the remainder of fiscal year 2013. He also talked about the bill’s ...
98Feb 26, 2013
Telephone lines were open for federal employees to comment on the sequester budget cuts scheduled to occur on March 1 unless Congress and President Obama reached an agreement to stop ...
148Jan 14, 2013
Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the influence of movies, television, and video games on gun violence.
Niels Lesniewski spoke by phone about the congressional agenda for the ...
608Jan 4, 2013
Newsmakers with Senator Debbie Stabenow
Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) talked about what was next on the Farm Bill, after a small part of it was passed as part of the fiscal cliff package, with the bulk of it unpassed. Some analysts ...
62Jan 1, 2013
Open Phones on Fiscal Cliff Agreement
During a recess in the unusual New Year’s Day House session, telephones were open for viewer reaction to the “fiscal cliff” agreement passed by the Senate. The House had not ...
110Dec 19, 2012
Telephone lines were open for comments on House Speaker John Boehner’s “Plan B” to avoid “fiscal cliff” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if ...
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