112Mar 22, 2001
Equal Rights Amendment Reintroduction
Rep. Maloney, male members of Congress, and feminist activists talked to reporters about the reintroduction of the the Equal Rights Amendment, to ensure equal rights for women. Congress ...
104Jan 6, 2009
Roland Burris Remarks on Senate Opening
Senator-Designee Roland Burris spoke to reporters outside the U.S. Capitol about his arrival and attempt to be seated in the U.S. Senate. He said officials had denied him access since he did ...
92Apr 9, 2002
Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository
Members spoke to reporters about their opposition to storing nuclear waste material at a location under Yucca Mountain in Nevada and about potential challenges to the president’s announced ...
59Nov 9, 2006
Democratic Congressional Agenda
Senator Harry Reid, leader of the Senate Democrats, Senate Democratic Whip Durbin, and Senator Schumer, chair of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, spoke to reporters about the results of ...
36Feb 1, 2006
Health Care Reform Rally
Democratic leaders held a rally outside the Capitol on health care reform, criticizing the health savings accounts mentioned in the State of the Union Address, as well as problems with the Medicare ...
36Nov 17, 2001
Senator Leahy Anthrax Letter
Officials spoke to reporters about a letter addressed to Senator Leahy’s office which tested positive for anthrax contamination. Following their remarks, they answered questions from the ...
34May 11, 2005
U.S. Capitol Evacuation
Chief Gainer talked about the evacuation of the U.S. Capitol, the White House and other buildings when a small entered the no-fly zone over Washington, DC. After his presentation he answered ...
29Nov 4, 1999
Gun Control Legislation
Democratic leaders and others talked to reporters about gun control legislation. Vice President Gore heatedly challenged the Republican-controlled Congress to approve gun control legislation ...
28May 19, 2005
Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-TN) and Bishop Harry Jackson of the High Impact Leadership Coalition and other ministers from the black community held a news conference on the use of ...
23May 19, 2005
Freshmen Republican Senators spoke to reporters about judicial nominations. They discussed the use of judicial filibusters by Senators of the Democratic Party. Following their remarks, ...
21Apr 26, 2001
Officials spoke to reporters about the Bush administration education proposals.
18May 24, 2001
Senate Power Change
Senator Daschle spoke to reporters about Senator Jeffords decision to leave the Republican Party and his intentions to caucus with Democratic members. The move would turn control of the senate ...
17Jul 3, 1997
Juvenile Crime Legislation
Participants held a news conference to voice opposition to crime legislation passed by Congress. They stressed that more emphasis on prevention is needed. Several crime victims also talked ...
15Nov 15, 2001
Economic Stimulus Legislation
Democratic leaders spoke to reporters about economic stimulus legislation being considered by Congress. Following their remarks they answered questions from the reporters.
14Sep 15, 1999
Rally Against Tax Cut Legislation
Democratic leaders and others talked to reporters about their opposition to a Republican tax cut plan. They said the budget surplus should be used to pay down the debt and to save Social ...
13Sep 12, 2001
World Trade Center and Pentagon Attacks
Senator Graham spoke to reporters about federal responses to attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Among the topics he addressed were the state of the investigation into the ...
12Jul 31, 2001
Election Reform Report Reaction
Democratic leaders spoke to reporters about President Bush’s acceptance of a blue ribbon commission report on election reform. The report called for a variety of changes in election ...
12Oct 7, 1999
Test Ban Treaty Ratification
Participants talked to reporters about their support for the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. They encouraged Senators to consider this treaty as a matter of national security and not partisan ...
11Oct 16, 2001
Secretary Abraham and several senators spoke to reporters about proposed energy policy legislation and the need to address the issue in a timely manner. Following their remarks they answered ...
11Dec 7, 2001
Economic Stimulus Legislation
Senators spoke to reporters outside the Capitol about proposed economic stimulus legislation and their opposition to Bush administration proposals. Following their remarks they answered ...
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