335Jul 1, 1999
A portion of the session focused on repeal of the Glass-Steagall Act of 1933.
277Jan 6, 1999
The 106th Congress convened, swore in members, and elected Representative Hastert, R-IL, as Speaker of the House.
147Jul 1, 1999
Jul 1, 1999
120Nov 15, 1998
New Member Orientation
Selected members of the freshmen class in the House of Representatives were shown touring the Capitol building. They were also shown arriving in Washington, D.C., setting up their offices, and ...
106Jan 6, 1999
Day in the Life of Speaker Hastert
A Channel 1 interview with Speaker Hastert was shown. He responded to questions about his new role as Speaker of the House and how his past role as a teacher prepared him for his new ...
95Jun 25, 1999
Republican Domestic Policy Agenda
House Republican leaders announced their party’s domestic policy agenda. They pledged more support for the military, education, Social Security, and tax relief for married couples and ...
92Jun 29, 1999
72Mar 16, 1999
Life and Career of Dennis Hastert
Speaker Hastert talked about his career in Congress, his background as an educator and his hopes for the 106th Congress. He described how his teaching and coaching career affected his choice to ...
68Jun 29, 1999
61Jun 30, 1999
58Jan 5, 1999
House Speaker Nomination
Newly elected as House Speaker, Rep. Hastert talked about the issues that he said the people of the U.S. are concerned about including Social Security, education, tax cuts, and benefits for the ...
47Jun 29, 1999
47Sep 24, 1999
U.S. House Financial Audit
Representatives Hastert, Thomas, and Boehner talked to reporters about the release of the findings from an independent financial audit of the House of Representatives. They focused on their ...
43Nov 18, 1999
Mr. Henry talked about legislation under consideration in Congress, current events and newspaper headlines. He also responded to viewer telephone calls, faxes and electronic mail.
40Nov 18, 1998
House Republican News Conference
The results of the Republican House leadership elections were discussed by several representatives. After their prepared remarks questions were taken from reporters.
38Nov 21, 1998
Freshmen Office Lottery
Freshmen members picked numbers in a lottery to determine the order in which they would choose their offices.
37Jan 6, 1999
Congressional Prayer Service
Members of the 106th Congress and clergy gathered to reflect on their upcoming session and pray for guidance in the task.
35Nov 2, 1999
Representative Hoyer talked about appropriations legislation, the year 2000 congressional elections, and other congressional issues. He responded to audience telephone calls.
34Jun 28, 1999
Washington Journal Feature
Mr. Nelson talked about the resolution of events in Kosovo, legislation pending on Medicare and Social Security. He also took audience calls, faxes, and electronic mail.
33Jun 24, 1999
Representatives Oxley and Sabo talked about the annual congressional baseball game between the parties. Representative Oxley, the manager of the Republican team, described his teams' strategy ...
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