32,025Feb 23, 2012
New State Voter Identification Laws
Civil rights experts talked about the current status and impact of new state voter identification laws. Hans Von Spakovsky said the laws do not suppress voter turnout and help address the ...
5,340Feb 2, 2010
NASA Programs and Human Space Flight
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and other spoke to reporters and answered questions about NASA’s fiscal year 2011 budget. The budget cuts most of the funding for missions to the moon ...
2,209Dec 12, 2011
Occupy Wall Street Movement, Jobs, and the Economy
Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream executives talked about about the Occupy Wall Street movement, jobs, and the economy. They said they would continue to support the movement. They cited one ...
1,846Sep 25, 2012
Cancer Research and the Federal Budget
Dr. Harold Varmus talked about the effects of national debt and the federal budget on cancer research.
1,328Feb 24, 2011
Book Discussion on A Simple Government
Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee talked about his new book, A Simple Government: Twelve Things We Really Need From Washington (and a Trillion That We Don’t), and about a potential ...
1,298Oct 9, 2012
Senator Schumer on U.S. Tax Policy
Senator Chuck. Schumer (D-NY) talked about the Democratic Party’s approach to tax policy during the 2012 elections. In his remarks he rejected the idea of cutting tax rates, arguing ...
1,206Oct 18, 2013
Gun Control Legislation
Former Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence President Paul Helmke spoke at the National Press Club about reducing gun violence. He talked about the political debate surrounding gun ...
1,163Jan 5, 2010
Energy Efficiency and Climate Change
Experts from government, industry and academia outlined ways to develop energy efficiency. Topics included sustainability, clean-energy resource integration, eco-commercial building and smart ...
981Jan 16, 2013
Presidential Inauguration Preparation
Representatives of the inaugural committees, the U.S. Capitol Police, and the military reviewed the schedule of planned events for President Obama’s second inauguration and briefed the press ...
872Mar 8, 2013
Health Care Act Implementation in the States
Panelists spoke about implementation of the Affordable Care Act and reactions by various states to provisions of the law. Their remarks focused on Medicaid expansion. Under the provision, ...
829Apr 4, 2012
Pensions and Retirement Security
Josh Gotbaum talked about the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, what it does, how it operates, and the importance of pensions. During his remarks he said that Americans are not saving ...
824Aug 27, 2010
Democratic Party Election Strategy
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Congressman Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) talked about the party’s agenda and strategy for 2010 midterm elections. In his remarks he ...
788Aug 7, 2007
Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich talked about methods of improving presidential debates so that they offer thoughtful focus on the issues. He was introduced by Marvin Kalb, who had ...
773Jul 20, 2009
Michael Steele on Health Care Legislation
Michael Steele spoke about his perspective on President Obama’s initiative to provide health care coverage for all Americans. In his remarks he stated that President Obama’s ...
714Nov 14, 2011
Jobs, the Economy, and States
Maryland Governor and Democratic Governor Association Chair Martin O’Malley briefed reporters on jobs, the economy, the 2012 election, and how his state was able to cut $6.8 billion in ...
685Jan 13, 2010
Constitutionality of Health Care Reform Bill
South Carolina Attorney General Henry McMaster talked with reporters about the review of state attorneys general into the constitutionality of health care legislation being considered by ...
660Nov 23, 2009
Breast Cancer Prevention and Federal Screening Guidelines
Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker, founding chair of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, talked about her opposition to the federal breast cancer screening guidelines released the previous week by the U.S. ...
652Jun 12, 2012
National Security and the Federal Budget
Government and private-sector defense industry experts spoke to reporters and answered questions about the potential effects of defense budget cuts on national security.
605Aug 12, 2008
Presidential Conventions Since 1968
Former Democratic presidential nominee George McGovern, Washington Post columnist David Broder, and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Haynes Johnson talked about presidential conventions ...
526Jul 11, 2011
2010 Financial Regulations Law
Representative Barney Frank (D-MA), and ranking member of the House Financial Services Committee, gave an update on the implementation of the 2010 financial regulations law. In his comments he ...
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