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  • House Republicans Announce Commitment to America Agenda
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    House Republican Leaders Hold News Conference

    House Republicans held a news conference about their fall legislative agenda. Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) announced “Commitment to America,” the Republican plan to restore way of life…

    2,080 views
  • Federal and State Officials Testify on 2020 Census
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    House Oversight Hearing on 2020 Census

    The House Oversight and Reform Committee held a hybrid hearing with federal and state officials on the 2020 U.S. Census. Also testifying was former U.S. Census Bureau Director John Thompson. The…

    657 views
  • Legacy of Financial Reformer Senator Carter Glass
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    Legacy of Financial Reformer Senator Carter Glass

    Matthew Fink talked about the legacy of Senator Carter Glass (D-VA), and how key financial reform laws he advocated changed American banking. Mr. Fink is the author of The Unlikely…

    118 views
  • Life and Career of Shirley Chisholm
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    Life and Career of Shirley Chisholm

    Former Congresswoman Chisholm talked about her career as a politician, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, and a fighter for civil rights. She was a candidate for the Democratic…

    2,134 views
  • emDaughter of the Heartlandem
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    Daughter of the Heartland

    Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) spoke about her life growing up in Iowa, her military career, and her journey in becoming the first female combat veteran to serve as a United States senator.

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  • Hispanic Americans in Congress
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    Hispanic Americans in Congress

    U.S. House of Representatives historian Matthew Wasniewski discussed Hispanic Americans who have served in Congress. He explained that prior to the mid-20th century, many served as…

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  • Conversation with Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden
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    Conversation with Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden

    Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden spoke with Representative Gregg Harper (R-MS). This talk took place at the 2017 Mississippi Book Festival, held at the Mississippi State Capitol in…

    745 views
  • Conversation with Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden
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    Interview with Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden

    Carla Hayden, the new Librarian of Congress and the first woman and African American to hold the position, talked about her new role. The former chief executive of Baltimore’s Enoch Pratt…

    1,042 views
  • emPelosiem
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    Pelosi

    Time Magazine national political correspondent Molly Ball discussed the career of Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). This virtual event was sponsored by Politics and…

    464 views
  • Senator Kamala Harris Discusses emThe Truths We Holdem
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    The Truths We Hold

    Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) talked about her book, The Truths We Hold: An American Journey, in which she recalled her upbringing and how it informs her governing style.

    11,685 views
  • Sen Kamala Harris Sworn In by Vice President Biden
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    Sen. Kamala Harris Sworn In by Vice President Biden

    In 2017, Vice President Joe Biden presided over the ceremonial swearing-in photo opportunity in the Old Senate Chamber of the U.S. Capitol for newly elected and re-elected senators of the…

    2,997 views
  • Washington Journal Viewer Calls on Lawsuits Against NRA
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    Open Phones

    Viewers responded to the question, “Do you agree that the NRA should be dissolved?” The question came amid two lawsuits the NRA is facing, which are alleged corruption and misspending, as…

    1,322 views
  • Hearing on the Census and Undocumented Immigrants
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    Hearing on the Census and Undocumented Immigrants

    The House Oversight and Reform Committee examined President Trump’s efforts to not count undocumented immigrants in the 2020 Census. Committee members questioned witnesses, who included…

    1,194 views
  • Speaker Pelosi Pays Her Respects to John Lewis
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    Speaker Pelosi Pays Her Respects to John Lewis

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) paid her respects to the late Representative John Lewis (D-GA) during an outside public viewing.

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  • House Ethics Committee Report on Representative Schweikert
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    House Ethics Committee Report on Representative Schweikert

    The House agreed to a bipartisan Ethics Committee report which reprimands Representative David Schweikert (R-AZ) for 11 rule violations. Those violations include allowing his office to…

    217 views
  • Legislative Branch Fiscal Year 2021 Budget
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    Legislative Branch Fiscal Year 2021 Budget

    A House Appropriations subcommittee met to discuss and vote on fiscal year 2021 spending for the legislative branch.

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  • Senate Democratic Agenda
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    Senate Democratic Agenda

    Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and other Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters in the Capitol following their weekly caucus luncheon. Senator Schumer focused specifically on the next…

    925 views
  • House Republican Leaders Hold News Conference
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    House Republican Leaders Hold News Conference

    House Republican leaders held a news conference to discuss their legislative agenda. Members spoke about the importance of reelecting President Trump, opening schools for the fall and funding for…

    500 views
  • Supreme Court Landmark Case emBaker v Carrem
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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Baker v. Carr

    Theodore Olson and Douglas Smith talked about the 1962 Supreme Court case Baker v. Carr, in which the court ruled that the drawing of election districts was a constitutional rather than a political question…

    56,533 views
  • Representative John Lewis Speaks with High School Students
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    Representative John Lewis Speaks with High School Students

    As part of a C-SPAN and Comcast project to encourage dialogue between students and national leaders, Representative John Lewis (D-GA) spoke to high school students about the value of public…

    748 views
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