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  • Trump Administration and Congress
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    Trump Administration and Congress

    Panelists talked about President Trump’s relationship with Congress and efforts to pass a health care bill and other Republican proposals. In addition, speakers outlined the current political…

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  • Modern Congressional Partisanship
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    Modern Congressional Partisanship

    Former Representatives Martin Frost (D-TX) and Robert Walker (R-PA) talked about partisanship in Congress.

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  • Congressional Politics
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    Congressional Politics

    Former and current congressmen spoke to university students about the political climate in the 112th Congress and challenges facing legislators.

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  • Role of Minority Party in Congress
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    Role of Minority Party in Congress

    Former Congressmen Vic Fazio and Bob Walker talked about options for the Democrats to move their agenda forward after losing the House in midterm elections, and tactics the minority party…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    Elections for the 102nd Congress was shown. Rep. Foley (D-WA) was elected Speaker of the House of Representatives. Rep. Gephardt (D-MO) and Rep. Michel (R-IL) were elected majority and…

    View in Congressional Chronicle343 views
  • House Session
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    House Session

    Elections for the 101st Congress was shown. Rep. Jim Wright (D-TX) was elected Speaker of the House. Party leaders were announced and an election of other House officers was held.

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  • Congressional Leadership
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    Congressional Leadership

    A bipartisan panel of former members of Congress gave advice for the leaders of the 110th Congress on working with the executive branch to set and follow a successful legislative agenda. James Thurber…

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  • Newt Gingrich The Speakership
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    Newt Gingrich: The Speakership

    Former Speaker Gingrich talked about the 1994 elections that gave the Republican Party a majority in the House and brought Mr. Gingrich to the position of Speaker. Among the other issues he…

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  • Lobbying and Ethics Reform
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    Lobbying and Ethics Reform

    Participating by video feed from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, former U.S. Representative Robert Walker (R-PA) spoke about Congressional lobbying and ethics reform proposals, as well as their…

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  • Executive Privilege and Congressional Power
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    Executive Privilege and Congressional Power

    Participants talked about the relative powers of the executive and legislative branches of government, as well as the prerogatives and privileges of each branch. Among the topics they…

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  • Newt Gingrich Rise to Power
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    Newt Gingrich: Rise to Power

    Former Speaker Gingrich talked about his efforts to build a majority party in the House of Representatives and the Republican movement in the 1980s and early 1990s. Among the issues he…

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  • Newt Gingrich Backbencher
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    Newt Gingrich: Backbencher

    Mr. Gingrich talked about his early career as a congressman and the growth of the conservative movement. During the program archival footage of Mr. Gingrich was shown. Before and after the…

    275 views
  • Budget Resolution Markup Part 3
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    Budget Resolution Markup Part 3

    Committee members gathered to debate final language on the 1997 concurrent budget resolution which is designed to balance the budget by 2002. The Republican leadership proposals contain…

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  • Budget Resolution Markup Part 1
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    Budget Resolution Markup Part 1

    Committee members gathered to debate final language on the 1997 concurrent budget resolution which is designed to balance the budget by 2002. The Republican leadership proposals contain…

    34 views
  • Congressional Republican Transition
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    Congressional Republican Transition

    Committee. He will become the chairman of the House ScienceCommittee when the House returns next month.

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  • House Science Committee Agenda
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    House Science Committee Agenda

    Rep. Walker discussed the plans for the House Science Committee, which he will become chairman of when the House returns next month.

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  • Inside Congress
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    Inside Congress

    Coverage of the 104th Congress included a review of the week’s events on Capitol Hill and a preview of the upcoming congressional leadership elections. The guests profiled the leadership…

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  • Congressional Reform
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    Congressional Reform

    Members of the U.S. House of Representatives testified about congressional reforms which would involve citizens in ethics proceedings and reduce campaign spending.

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  • Public Image of Congressional Functions
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    Public Image of Congressional Functions

    Journalists, politicians and academics discussed the image of Congress, exploring the ways in which members of Congress present themselves to the public.

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  • National Endowment for the Arts Funding
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    National Endowment for the Arts Funding

    In an excerpt from the session of the House, members debated an amendment that would have eliminated federal funding for the National Endowment for the Arts.

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