WASHINGTON TODAY (3-29-23): POTUS TELLS LEADERS AT SUMMIT FOR DEMOCRACY THE ..Interview with washington post's ishaan tharoor on president biden's hosting the second summit for democracy (5), senate passes iraq war aumf's repeal, defense secretary austin defends abortion travel policy, former starbucks ceo howard schultz tells senate committee his company did not break labor ..
GEN. MILLEY ON LAFAYETTE PARK PHOTO WITH PRES. TRUMP: "TERRIBLE MOMENT FOR ..Gen. mark milley on lafayette park photo op with president trump: "because i went out there in that uniform that was a terrible moment for the united states military, and it gave the perception of politicization...that photo is out there, it's all over the place and that did a lot of damage for the ..
SEN. MITT ROMNEY DEFENDS HOWARD SCHULTZSen. mitt romney (r-ut) defense former starbucks ceo howard schultz: "there's some irony to a non-coffee drinking mormon conservative defending a democrat candidate for president in perhaps one of the most liberal companies in america. it’s somewhat rich that you’re being grilled by people who h ..
EXCHANGE BETWEEN SEN. BERNIE SANDERS AND FORMER STARBUCKS CEO HOWARD SCHULT ..Senate epw committee chair sen. bernie sanders (i-vt) questions former starbucks ceo howard schultz on unions. sanders: "have you ever threatened, coerced, or intimidated a worker for supporting a union?" schultz: "i’ve had conversations that could’ve been interpreted in a different way than i ..
WASHINGTON TODAY (3-28-23): SPEAKER MCCARTHY TO POTUS ON DEBT LIMIT TALKS, ..House speaker kevin mccarthy sends president joe biden a letter accusing him of "putting an already fragile economy in jeopardy by insisting upon your extreme position of refusing to negotiate any meaningful changes to out-of-control government spending alongside an increase of the debt limit" sena ..
SENATOR CRUZ TO SECRETARY MAYORKAS: "IF YOU HAD INTEGRITY YOU WOULD RESIGN! ..Exchange between sen. ted cruz (r-tx) and dhs secretary mayorkas: "let me show you how someone doing his job answers a question in a straightforward manner...answer, yes. 1 word. 1 syllable. 3 letters. that's how someone answers a question & does their job. you're being a politician misleading the a ..
U.S. SENATE CHAPLAIN BARRY BLACK PRAYER AFTER NASHVILLE, TN SCHOOL SHOOTINGU.s. senate chaplain barry black: "when babies die at a church school, it is time for us to move beyond thoughts and prayers. remind our lawmakers of the words of the british statesman edmund burke: 'all that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good people to do nothing.'" full video here: https ..
BOOKNOTES+ PODCAST: OATH KEEPERS TRIAL JURORSince january 6, 2021, more than 1,000 defendants have been arrested in nearly all 50 states and the district of columbia. those arrested have been charged with a long list of felonies and misdemeanors, including assaulting, resisting, or impeding officers or employees of the u.s. capitol. over 518 ..
WASHINGTON TODAY (3/27/2023): POTUS BIDEN: NASHVILLE SCHOOL SHOOTING ‘A F ..-president biden said today that gun violence is quote ripping at the very soul of the nation"… and calling on congress to pass an assault weapons ban…following another school shooting…this time at a private christian elementary school in nashville, tennessee… -members of the house and sena ..
PRESIDENT BIDEN ON SCHOOL SHOOTING IN NASHVILLE, TNPresident biden on school shooting in nashville, tn: "it's heartbreaking, a family's worst nightmare...we have to do more to stop gun violence...i call on congress again to pass my assault weapons ban." full video here: https://www.c-span.org/video/?526980-1/president-biden-hosts-womens-business-su ..
C-SPAN IN THE CLASSROOM PODCAST: 2023 STUDENTCAM WINNERSIf you were a newly elected member of congress, which issue would be your first priority and why? nearly 3,000 middle and high school students from across the united states considered this question for c-span's annual documentary competition studentcam, responding with issues such as health care ..
WASHINGTON TODAY (3-24-23): PRESIDENT BIDEN IN CANADA, ANNOUNCES DEAL ON AS ..Interview with toronto star's tonda maccharles on president biden's trip to canada and an agreement on asylum-seekers (4), house passes a bill to give parents more oversight of k-12 public schools, pentagon on u.s. airstrike in syria against iran-backed groups after iranian drone killed u.s. contrac ..
U.S. TRADE REPRESENTATIVE TAI TO CONGRESSMAN: “I DON’T NEED YOUR PITY ..
"YOU HAVE TOO NICE A SMILE."Rep greg murphy (r-nc): "i think you're too nice a person to be in the job you're in..." u.s. trade rep katherine tai: "i've never been faulted for being too nice...ok, well let me just take off the nice a little bit. i don't need your pity. i stand up for the american people." full video here: ht ..
WASHINGTON TODAY (3-23-23): TIKTOK CEO TELLS CONGRESS VIDEO APP IS 'NOT AN ..Ceo of tiktok tells the house energy & commerce committee that the video app company is "not an agent of china", and is protecting american users' data from being accessed by the chinese communist party, via the tiktok's owner, the chinese company bytedance. but committee members of both parties by ..
TIKTOK CEO SHOU ZI CHEW TESTIFIES BEFORE CONGRESSTiktok ceo shou zi chew testifies on the social media company’s consumer privacy and data security practices and its relationship with the chinese government at a house energy & commerce committee hearing. https://www.c-span.org/video/?526609-1/tiktok-ceo-testifies-house-commerce-committee downl ..
THE WEEKLY PODCAST: TED LASSO AND OTHER CELEBRITY WHITE HOUSE PRESS BRIEFER ..Quick question – who said this to the white house press corps in the white house press briefing room on monday, march 21? "on behalf of myself, everyone here with me today and the numerous other folks that — that it takes to make our show, 'ted lasso,' it is sincerely an honor to visit the whit ..
WASHINGTON TODAY (3-22-23): FED RAISES INTEREST RATES 0.25%, SAYS U.S. BANK ..Federal reserve raises interest rates a quarter of a percent, continuing the historic year-long string of rate hikes to reduce high inflation, but a smaller increase than recent ones. this comes two weeks after two bank failures in the u.s. fed chair jerome powell says the u.s. banking system is so ..
“AT BEST, JUST AN IDIOT,” WHITE HOUSE SPOKESMAN SAYS OF RUSSIAN PILOT W ..
FED CHAIR POWELL ON BANKING SYSTEM & INFLATIONFed chair powell held a news conference: "our banking system is sounds a resilient with strong capital and liquidity...we are committed to learning the lessons from this episode, and to work to prevent events like this from happening again." he also says, ""inflation remains too high and the labor m ..
MINDY KALING RECEIVES NATIONAL MEDAL OF ARTS
JULIA LOUIS-DREYFUS RECEIVES NATIONAL MEDAL OF ARTS
BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN RECEIVES NATIONAL MEDAL OF ARTS
WASHINGTON TODAY (3-21-23): SPEAKER SAYS HOUSE GOP NOT FOCUSED ON POSSIBLE ..Interview with cq/roll call's lindsey mcpherson on speaker mccarthy saying possibility of donald trump indictment not the focus of house gop retreat in florida (5), president biden creates national monuments in nevada and texas, white house responds to chinese-russian presidents' joint statement on ..
BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN RECEIVES NATIONAL MEDAL OF ARTSPresident biden presents national medal of arts to bruce springsteen. watch complete white house ceremony here: https://www.c-span.org/video/?526848-1/president-biden-lady-jill-biden-host-arts-humanities-award-ceremony download the free c-span now app. https://www.c-span.org/c-spannow/ discover ..
BOOKNOTES+ PODCAST: NATHAN MASTERS, "CROOKED"100 years ago, these names were in american newspapers on many days: harry daugherty, jess smith, roxie stinson, burton wheeler, and gaston means. today those names can be found in a new book, "crooked: the roaring '20s tale of a corrupt attorney general, a crusading senator, and the birth of the am ..
WASHINGTON TODAY (3/20/2023): PRESIDENT BIDEN ISSUES FIRST VETOPresident biden issued the first veto of his administration today…on a republican-led resolution that reverses a rule that allows pension managers to take into consideration environmental, social, and corporate governance factors in their investment decisions…. -house republicans are in orland ..
SPEAKER MCCARTHY: “I DON’T THINK PEOPLE SHOULD PROTEST THIS”Speaker kevin mccarthy (r-ca) said americans should not protest if former president trump is indicted and arrested in connection to a hush-money investigation in new york. "i don't think people should protest this," he told reporters sunday during house republicans' retreat in orlando. "i think pre ..
TED LASSO CAST AT THE WHITE HOUSE PRESS BRIEFINGTed lasso cast members hannah waddingham, brett goldstein, brendan hunt and toheeb jimoh join the white house press briefing with press secretary karine jean-pierre. jason sudeikis speaks and takes a question from trent crimm: the independent (actor james lance). jason sudeikis: "i truly believe th ..
WASHINGTON TODAY (3-17-23): IRISH PM MEETS POTUS & SPEAKER MCCARTHY IN DC F ..Irish prime minister visits washington, dc for st. patrick's day, meeting with president biden and speaker mccarthy, international criminal court issues an arrest warrant for russian president putin for allegedly deporting children in ukraine to russia, interview with wall street journal's jon hilse ..
WASHINGTON TODAY (3-16-23): TREASURY SEC YELLEN TELLS SENATORS THE BANKING ..Treasury secretary yellen tells senators u.s. banking system “remains sound”, pentagon and wh on how russia may spin video of russian jet bringing down u.s. drone over black sea, interview with allison jaslow of iraq & afghanistan veterans of america on senate voting to advance bill to repeal ir ..
SECRETARY YELLEN: "OUR BANKING SYSTEM IS SOUNDTreasury secretary janet yellen at the senate finance committee hearing: "i can reassure the members of the committee that our banking system is sound, and that americans can feel confident that their deposits will be there when they need them." full video here: https://www.c-span.org/video/?526623- ..
THE WEEKLY PODCAST: ST. PATRICK'S DAY: A LEGENDARY SALUTE TO HOUSE SPEAKER .."this is the day that all irish americans share their common heritage. it is also a day when just about everyone gets a little irish feeling. one of the great things in my life has been the opportunity to see the irish of this country use the power of the ballot box to pull themselves up, to join th ..
WASHINGTON TODAY (3-15-23): DEF SEC SAYS U.S. DRONE DOWNING WON'T STOP OPER ..Defense secretary austin says u.s. aircraft will continue "to fly and operate wherever international law allows" after russian military jets down u.s. drone over black sea, omb dir young testifies before senate budget committee on president's proposed fy2024 budget, transportation sec buttigieg on a ..
WASHINGTON TODAY (3-14-23): RUSSIAN JET FORCES U.S. DRONE IN BLACK SEA; PEN ..Russian fighter plane collides with u.s. military drone over black sea, president biden signs executive order to increase gun purchase background checks, interview with washington post's julian mark on some republicans blaming regional bank failures on 'woke' policies (31). download the free c-span ..
“THIS EXECUTIVE ORDER HELPS KEEP FIREARMS OUT OF DANGEROUS HANDS”
"UNSAFE AND UNPROFESSIONAL INTERCEPT"Pentagon press secretary brig. gen. patrick ryder confirms two russian aircraft conducted "unsafe and unprofessional intercept" with an unmanned u.s. air force aircraft in international airspace: "this incident demonstrates a lack of competence in addition to being unsafe and unprofessional." full v ..
BOOKNOTES+ PODCAST: RICHARD WHITE, "WHO KILLED JANE STANFORD?"Who killed jane stanford? she died in 1905. she was the wife of leland stanford, a former railroad magnet, governor of california and u.s. senator. their son leland stanford jr. died at age 15 in 1884 of typhoid. in his honor, stanford university was born in 1891. but why all these years later is th ..
WASHINGTON TODAY (3/13/2023): POTUS BIDEN INSISTS BANKING SYSTEM IS SAFE AF ..Today at the white house, president biden promised quick action by the federal reserve, treasury and federal deposit insurance corporation following the collapse of both silicon valley bank and signature bank…he also assured americans that the us banking system is safe. members of congress from ..
PRESIDENT BIDEN REMARKS ON BANKING AND THE ECONOMYPresident biden addressed government steps over the weekend to prevent a banking crisis following the collapse of silicon valley bank. "americans can have confidence that the banking system is safe...no losses will be borne by the taxpayers...the money will come from the fees that banks pay into the ..
C-SPAN IN THE CLASSROOM PODCAST: ENVIRONMENTAL DISASTERSOhio cuyahoga river. pennsylvania three mile island. alaska exxon valdez. east palestine ohio. what do they have in common? the team explores environmental disasters in these locations in the u.s. and highlights the significance of educating students about these events. download the free c-span n ..
WASHINGTON TODAY (3-10-23): HOUSE FREEDOM CAUCUS LAYS OUT SPENDING CUT DEM ..House freedom caucus sets spending reduction demands in exchange for supporting a debt ceiling increase, treasury secretary yellen testifies before house committee on the debt limit & proposed fy'24 budget, house passes bill to declassify covid-19 origin intelligence. download the free c-span now a ..
“I JOIN EVERY SINGLE ONE OF MY COLLEAGUES IN WISHING LEADER MCCONNELL A F ..
WASHINGTON TODAY (3-9-23): NORFOLK SOUTHERN CEO TESTIFIES TO SENATORS ON O ..Interviews with washington post's ian duncan on a senate committee hearing on the ohio toxic train derailment with norfolk southern ceo (10) and thomson reuters' andrea shalal on president biden's fy'24 federal budget proposal (21), senate confirms an irs commissioner, house passes a bill to block a ..
NORFOLK SOUTHERN RAILWAY CEO APOLOGIZES FOR TRAIN DERAILMENT IMPACT ON EAST ..Norfolk southern railway ceo alan shaw: "i want to begin today by expressing how deeply sorry i am for the impact this derailment has had on the residents of east palestine and the surrounding communities...i am determined to make this right." full video here: https://www.c-span.org/video/?526433-1 ..
WASHINGTON TODAY (3-8-23): SENATE JOINS HOUSE IN REPEALING DC CRIME LAWSenate votes on blocking dc criminal code changes, house hearing on covid-19 origins, house votes on removing u.s. troops from syria, house hearing on u.s. withdrawal from afghanistan, first lady hosts international woman of courage awardees. download the free c-span now app. https://www.c-span.org ..
"THE WITHDRAWAL WAS A CATASTROPHE."Emotional testimony from sgt. vargas-andrews on suicide bombing outside of kabul airport: "i opened my eyes to marines dead or unconscious lying around me...the withdrawal was a catastrophe in my opinion. there was an inexcusable lack of accountability. and negligence." download the free c-span now ..
DR. REDFIELD: "COVID-19 MORE LIKELY WAS THE RESULT OF AN ACCIDENTAL LAB LEA ..Former cdc director dr. robert redfield: "based on my initial analysis of the data, i came to believe and i still believe today that it indicates that covid-19 more likely was the result of an accidental lab leak than a result of a natural spillover event." full video here: https://www.c-span.org/vi ..
THE WEEKLY PODCAST: TUCKER CARLSON: 20 YEARS OF TAKING CALLS ON C-SPAN"tucker carlson is a staff writer for the weekly standard. good morning. thanks for being with us." and that's how tucker carlson's first appearance on c-span began ... taking audience calls... december 30, 1995 … between 1995 and 2015, tucker carlson appeared on c-span call-in programs 17 time ..
WASHINGTON TODAY (3-7-23): FED CHAIR SAYS INTEREST RATES LIKELY TO RISE HIG ..Interview with politico's victoria guida on federal reserve chair powell's testimony before the senate banking committee (9), two americans kidnapped in mexico found dead & two others return home, senators react to fox news host tucker carlson's portrayal of january 6th attack on the u.s. capitol, g ..