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    House Speaker News Conference

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi gave her weekly legislative briefing to the press. In her remarks she welcomed health-care legislation released by Senate Finance Committee as a step…

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    Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu Address to Joint Meeting of Congress

    Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed a joint meeting of Congress. In his remarks he outlined his vision of a settlement with the Palestinians, saying he was prepared to…

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    Newt Gingrich Impersonation

    Comedian Chris Farley, who often portrays Speaker Gingrich on "Saturday Night Live", paid a surprise visit to the House Republican Conference and did an impersonation of the speaker.

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    Budget Reconciliation Legislation

    House Republican leaders spoke in a news conference shortly after the House of Representatives passed the president’s budget program by a narrow margin. The members expressed…

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    House Republican Agenda

    House Speaker John Boehner and Majority Leader Eric Cantor spoke to reporters about the House Republican agenda for the 112th Congress. They talked about their efforts to repeal the…

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    Budget Reconciliation Legislation

    Senate Republicans spoke in a news conference to announce their opposition to the president’s economic plan scheduled to be voted on by the House and Senate later in the…

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    President Obama 2009 Inaugural Ceremony

    President Obama addressed the nation following his swearing-in during the presidential inauguration ceremony. In his address he spoke about the themes of sacrifice and renewal, calling…

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    Budgetary Impact of Health Care Legislation

    Senate Republicans talked about the Congressional Budget Office’s analysis of the health care proposal currently under debate in the Senate.

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    Senate Ceremonial Swearing-in

    Vice President Biden held a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony with newly-elected and re-elected senators. The event happens at the start of each Congress in the Old Senate…

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    President Kennedy 1961 Inauguration

    Highlights were shown of the 1961 inauguration of President John F. Kennedy courtesy of the Senate Recording Studio. The event took place on the steps of the U.S. Capitol before a…

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    Impeachment Trial

    Senators talked to reporters about the impeachment trial of President Clinton. They discussed the possibility of having witnesses and how that would affect the trial. After their…

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    House Speaker News Conference

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi gave her weekly legislative briefing to the press. In her remarks she denied that she was told waterboarding was used on detainees and insisted that the Bush…

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    Defense Spending Under Debt Ceiling

    Republican members of the House Armed Services Committee discussed the level of defense spending that they favored under the debt ceiling legislation.

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    House Speaker News Conference

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi gave her weekly legislative briefing to the press. She answered questions on a variety of topics, focusing on retention bonuses issued to employees of…

    10,317 views
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    Government Surveillance Leaks

    House Armed Services Committee Chair Buck McKeon (R-CA) and Vice Chair Mac Thornberry (R-TX), chair of the Subcommittee on Intelligence, Emerging Threats, and Capabilities (IETC), spoke to…

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    President Franklin D. Roosevelt Inaugural Address

    President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered his first inaugural address after being sworn in by Chief Justice Charles Hughes on March 4, 1933. It was the last inaugural ceremony held in…

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    Debt Ceiling and Military Benefits

    Iowa House Republican Steve King spoke to reporters about a bill he introduced that would require the federal government to continue paying military salaries and payments on the national…

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    Tribute to Sojourner Truth

    The Sojourner Truth bust was unveiled in the Capitol Visitor Center Emancipation Hall. She is the first black woman to be honored with a bust at the U.S. Capitol. Sojourner Truth…

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    House Democratic Leaders on the Economy and Jobs

    House Democratic leaders called on House Republicans to present jobs legislation.

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    Ceremonial Swearing In for Senators

    Newly elected or re-elected senators posed with their families and the vice president for a photo opportunity depicting a swearing-in ceremony in the Old Senate Chamber.

    6,823 views
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