193,853Jan 29, 2010
Presidential Remarks at House Republican Conference
President Obama spoke to House Republicans at their retreat in Baltimore. In his remarks he said he welcomed disagreement and debate, but called for genuine bipartisanship and asked for ...
17,192May 12, 2011
Gas Prices and Energy Policy
Oil and gas industry executives testified on ending tax breaks for the largest multinational oil and gas companies. Senate Democrats and the Obama administration had proposed ending $21 billion ...
16,005Mar 23, 2009
Presidential Remarks on Clean Energy
President Obama outlined an energy program that drew on the administration’s stimulus package for $39 billion at the Department of Energy and $20 billion in tax incentives for clean ...
15,382Jun 29, 2012
Newsmakers with Representative Henry Waxman
Henry Waxman (D-CA), a key player in passing the Affordable Health Care Act, talked about the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the law. Other topics included Republican leaders' pledge ...
12,831Dec 15, 2011
Nuclear Reactor Safety
Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) members testified on on nuclear reactor safety following Japan’s disaster earlier in the year. Senators in their opening statement referred repeatedly ...
11,837Feb 7, 2002
Witnesses testified about business practices at Enron, allegations of misleading accounting practices by company officials and auditors, and the eventual financial collapse of the ...
11,703Nov 29, 2010
Energy and Climate Policy
Energy Secretary Steven Chu talked about government investment in energy research and development. In his remarks he said that the U.S. will be overtaken by China in the energy sector without ...
11,401Apr 26, 2011
The Energy Department sponsored a forum on energy security at the White House in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. William Lynn and Daniel Poneman announced a joint plan between the ...
11,087Mar 31, 2010
U.S. Energy Policy
President Obama talked about his proposal to allow offshore drilling for gas and oil along the Atlantic coast, the eastern Gulf of Mexico, and northern Alaska. In his remarks he also announced ...
8,783Apr 19, 2011
Renewable and Alternative Energy
CNN Founder Ted Turner and energy entrepreneur T. Boone Pickens spoke about energy policy. They talked about their renewable and alternative energy initiatives, including solar and wind ...
8,462Apr 8, 2009
Oil and Gas Industry
Marvin Odum talked about how public policy and the economy are impacting the U.S. oil and gas industry. He responded to telephone calls, electronic mail, and tweets.
This program was ...
7,502Mar 4, 2010
I've Got The Power
The grand prize-winning video, I’ve Got the Power, was produced by Madison Richards, Samantha Noll, and Lauren Nixon, 8th grade students from McKinley Middle Charter School in Racine, ...
6,744Mar 30, 2011
Presidential Remarks on Energy Policy
President Obama spoke at Georgetown University about his plan for U.S. energy security. In his remarks he called for a one-third reduction in oil imports by 2025. The plan includes finding and ...
6,298Jun 15, 2010
Offshore Drilling Operations and Safety
Oil company executives spoke about the safety and security of offshore drilling operations, as well as the causes of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the ability of the energy industry to ...
6,108Sep 23, 2011
Government Role in Solar Energy Industry
Rhone Resch talked about the federal government’s role in and the fiscal health of the solar industry, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He also discussed ...
6,074Jun 9, 2010
Mountain Top Removal Coal Mining
Ashley Judd talked about the practice of mountain top removal coal mining, a form of strip mining. Following prepared remarks, she responded to written questions from members of the ...
4,178Mar 7, 2013
Secretary of the Interior Nomination Hearing
Sally Jewell testified on her nomination to become secretary of the interior. She was introduced by Washington Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell. In remarks she pledged a balanced ...
3,977Sep 27, 2011
Book Discussion on That Used to Be Us
Thomas Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum argued that the U.S. is facing four major challenges - the globalization of business, the revolution in information technology, the nation’s chronic ...
3,740Feb 17, 2010
U.S. Nuclear Plant Construction
Kevin Kamps and Alex Flint talked about the announcement by President Obama to commit $8.33 billion in loan guarantees for the construction and operation of two new nuclear reactors at a plant in ...
3,661Feb 26, 2002
Enron Financial Collapse
The Consumer Affairs Subcommittee heard testimony from current and former Enron executives about accounting practices by the company, the reasons for bankruptcy, and corporate accountability.
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