45,102Jul 6, 2011
Bill Clinton Remarks
Former President Bill Clinton spoke at the Campus Progress conference. He talked about about the current federal deficit and debt talks, praising President Obama for his handling of the ...
38,321Jan 11, 2011
Domestic Politics and U.S. Global Leadership
Senator John Kerry talked about the relationship between U.S. domestic policy challenges and its global influence. In his remarks Senator Kerry said he hoped the January 8, 2011, shooting in ...
26,697Mar 23, 2011
Representative Weiner on 2010 Health Care Law
Representative Anthony Weiner talked about the 2010 health care law on the anniversary of President Obama signing it into law. Representative Weiner, who advocated for a single payer health ...
6,181Oct 24, 2013
Hillary Clinton at Center for American Progress 10th Anniversary
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gave the keynote address at an event honoring the 10th anniversary of the Center for American Progress. She talked about the history of the ...
5,024Oct 12, 2011
Secretary Clinton on U.S. Global Leadership
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke about U.S. global leadership. Topics included Libya, the Middle East, and Africa. She also talked about the need to build U.S. economy through ...
2,964Apr 16, 2010
15th Anniversary of Oklahoma City Bombing
The Center for American Progress (CAP) and the Democratic Leadership Council (DLC) co-hosted an event commemorating the 15th anniversary of 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, focusing on the actions taken ...
2,148Aug 15, 2012
Housing Market and Presidential Candidates
Housing experts and civil rights advocates discussed the future of the housing market. They focused on rising foreclosures, unequal opportunity, and access to credit. Janis Bowdler in her ...
1,925Dec 4, 2013
President Obama on Jobs and the Economy
President Obama talked about jobs and the economy, focusing on income inequality, increasing the minimum wage, and the benefits of the Affordable Care Act.
This Center for American ...
1,721Jan 12, 2012
Income Inequality and the U.S. Economy
Alan Krueger gave an in-depth presentation on the rise of economic inequality in the United States, arguing that the shrinking middle class is endangering economic recovery. He talked about ...
1,663Jan 7, 2010
Immigration and the Economy
Panelists talked about a report on the effects of allowing illegal immigrants to gain legal status in the U.S. Raul Hinojosa-Ojeda summarized the contents of the report, Heather Boushey and Daniel ...
1,507Jul 6, 2011
Campus Progress National Conference
Campus Progress, the youth division for the Center for American Progress, held its annual national conference. This portion of the event included former President Bill Clinton and a panel ...
1,301Nov 27, 2012
Senator Dick Durbin Fiscal Cliff Negotiations
Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) talked about the “fiscal cliff” and deficit reduction. He said he remained optimistic that Republicans and Democrats could agree on a ...
1,279Apr 21, 2011
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 40th Anniversary
In honor of the 40th anniversary of the creation of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Assistant Labor Secretary David Michaels, labor unions representatives, and business leaders ...
1,274Oct 24, 2013
Former Vice President Al Gore Remarks
Former Vice President Al Gore spoke about climate change and ways to move the progressive view forward. He called the XL Pipeline an “atrocity” and a threat to the future. He ...
1,230Sep 6, 2013
Ambassador Samantha Power on Syrian Use of Chemical Weapons
Ambassador Samantha Power spoke about potential military action against Syria for the use of chemical weapons on civilians. She said a strike would degrade President Bashar al-Assad’s ...
1,143Nov 22, 2011
Voter Demographics and Economics in the 2012 Elections
Political reporters and analysts discussed about the changing demographics possibly affecting the 2012 elections. The panel came to the consensus that President Obama was losing ground with ...
1,118Oct 19, 2009
Men and Marriage
Panelists looked at the views of men on the increasing presence of women in the workforce and the impact on their lives. Topics included the changing attitudes of some men in the ...
1,115Jan 8, 2010
Book Discussion on Too Big to Save?
Robert Pozen looks at the causes of the 2008 financial collapse and says that the financial system needs to be reformed so that we don’t see a repeat down the road. He argues for ...
1,092Oct 17, 2012
Electoral College Reform
John Koza and John Samples debated possible changes to the electoral college system. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Tara McGuinness moderated.
1,025Jul 7, 2010
2010 Campus Progress National Conference Plenary Session, Part 1
As part of the Campus Progress national conference plenary session, Jim Messina talked about the 2010 midterm elections, and Van Jones spoke about a clean energy economy. Mr. Jones ...
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