George Pataki Presidential Campaign Announcement
Former Governor George Pataki (R-NY) announced his candidacy for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination in the town hall of Exeter, New Hampshire. He talks about strengthening America’s defense, defeating radical Islam, immigration reform, and helping the middle class.1,228 views
State Department Daily Briefing
Jeff Rathke briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of international topics, including the status of nuclear talks with Iran in light of the planned departure of the U.S. lead negotiator Wendy Sherman during the summer.474 views
U.S. Strategy Against ISIS
John Bradshaw and Michael Doran talked about U.S. strategy in the fight against ISIS* in Syria and Iraq.492 views
* The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), also known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State.
Criminal Justice and Race
Community advocacy groups and law enforcement officials talked about the impact of mass incarceration on African-American communities and ways to reform policing practices in those communities.166 views
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President Obama at the National Hurricane Center
President Obama toured the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida.106 views
Improving Health and Health Care
Members of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Prevention Task Force released their report A Prevention Prescription for Improving Health and Health Care in America They talked about the findings and their recommendations focusing on prevention strategies to reduce the risk of critical diseases in an effort to improve health and lower health care costs.90 views
Online Medical Care
Health care analysts talked about the emerging industry of online medical care, or “telemedicine.” The panelists focused on the regulatory barriers affecting interstate and international trade; the role of state boards in regulation; coverage and reimbursement of services; competition, prices, and quality of care; and policy concerns. Attorney Jeff Rowe discussed a First Amendment and free speech case that he was appealing to the U.S. Supreme Court. His client, a Texas veterinarian, was fined and had his license suspended by a Texas state board for providing advice through his website.51 views
Rick Santorum Presidential Campaign Announcement
Former Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) announced his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. He talked about his agenda for jobs, the economy, fighting terrorism, and veterans. After his speech he was heard mingling with the crowd at Penn United Technologies in Cabot, Pennsylvania.9,854 views
Soccer Corruption Indictments
Attorney General Loretta Lynch made a statement on the Justice Department’s 47-count indictment against 14 soccer officials and sports executives, including nine FIFA (International Federation of Association Football) officials, over allegations of corruption, bribery, money laundering, and fraud. She began the investigation as the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York and was joined by her successor, FBI Director Comey, and IRS Chief of Criminal Investigation Weber. They responded to questions from reporters.2,240 views
Attorney General Lynch began her remarks with a call on the Senate to pass the USA FREEDOM Act.
Hillary Clinton in Columbia, South Carolina
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton made her first visit to South Carolina for her 2016 campaign. She highlighted her goals for achieving equal pay for women and talked about broadening the middle class and being a champion for working class Americans.1,252 views
This speech at the Columbia Marriott Hotel was the keynote address at the South Carolina House Democratic Women’s Caucus and the South Carolina Democratic Women’s Council’s Third Annual Day in Blue.