316Jul 1, 1999
A portion of the session focused on repeal of the Glass-Steagall Act of 1933.
227Jan 6, 1999
The 106th Congress convened, swore in members, and elected Representative Hastert, R-IL, as Speaker of the House.
131Jul 1, 1999
Jul 1, 1999
111Nov 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 ...
98Jan 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 ...
86Jun 29, 1999
57Jun 29, 1999
56Mar 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 ...
55Jun 30, 1999
50Jun 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 ...
48Jan 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 ...
41Jun 29, 1999
37Sep 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 ...
35Nov 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.
32Jun 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.
29Sep 9, 1999
House Republican Agenda
Representative Sanford talked about the House Republican agenda for the rest of the congressional session, including tax cuts, spending, and his decision to leave the House at the end of his ...
29Nov 2, 1999
Representative Hoyer talked about appropriations legislation, the year 2000 congressional elections, and other congressional issues. He responded to audience telephone calls.
28Nov 6, 1998
Future of House Speaker
Rep. Livingston announced that he will run as a candidate for Speaker of the House. He focused on his view that the Republican party agenda is being lost due to the misplaced priorities of ...
28Jan 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.
26Nov 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.
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