2016 Republican Candidates "Voters First Forum"
All 16 currently filed Republican presidential candidates were invited to take part in a “Voters First Republican Presidential Forum” on the campus of St. Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire. This event was the first opportunity to hear all of the 2016 Republican presidential candidates on one stage. The candidates appeared one at a time, answering questions determined by the editors of the New Hampshire Union Leader based on the topics suggested by the public, with immigration and the economy topping the list. Senators Cruz (R-TX), Paul (R-KY), and Rubio (R-FL) appeared via video link from Washington, D.C. Jack Heath moderated.23,112 views
The Senate by a 53-46 margin failed to get the 60 votes needed to proceed to S.1881, a bill by Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) to prohibit federal funding of Planned Parenthood.2,222 views
President Obama on Power Plant Emissions
President Obama announced a new rule limiting carbon emissions at power plants in order to combat global climate change. He was introduced by Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy.1,160 views
Senate Democrats on Planned Parenthood
Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Mazie Hirono (D-HI), and advocates held a press conference ahead of a procedural vote on a bill to repeal federal funding for Planned Parenthood. They talked about the various roles Planned Parenthood filled in the health care of women.1,049 views
White House Daily Briefing
White House Spokesman Josh Earnest responded to questions from reporters on a variety of topics, including military efforts against the *ISIL, the Iran nuclear deal, and Vice President Joe Biden’s possible candidacy in the 2016 presidential election.573 views
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50th Anniversary of Medicare
Gail Wilensky and Robert Berenson, both former Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services administrators, talked about the 50th anniversary of Medicare. Among other topics they discussed whether the insurance program has worked in the way it was intended, efficiency, and ways it can be improved.289 views