Filter by

Peter Welch

Sorted by Most Recent Airing

Showing 1 - 20 of 476 Show 100
  • [alt text]

    National Park Service Employee Misconduct Allegations

    The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing examining allegations of sexual harassment and other misconduct at the National Park Service. Members heard from agency…

    907 views
  • [alt text]

    EpiPen Price Increases

    The chief executive officer of Mylan testified at a hearing on her company’s price increase on its EpiPen, an anti-anaphylaxis injection medication. Lawmakers from both parties questioned Heather…

    6,515 views
  • [alt text]

    House Session

    The House approved a number of bills under suspension of the rules, including a resolution honoring Holocaust survivor and Nobel Prize-winning author Elie Wiesel, who died in July 2016; a…

    337 views
  • [alt text]

    Federal Communications Commission Oversight

    FCC commissioners testified at an oversight hearing on Federal Communications Commission operations. They discussed a range of issues such as consumer privacy rules pertaining to broadband internet service…

    330 views
  • [alt text]

    House Session

    The House voted 231-196 to pass an Interior Department Spending bill. Following the completion of legislative work ahead of the House’s seven-week recess, Democrats delivered speeches on…

    419 views
  • [alt text]

    Senator Bernie Sanders' Endorsement of Hillary Clinton

    Representative Peter Welch (D-VT) talked about 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders' (I-VT) endorsement of the Democratic presumptive presidential nominee Hillary…

    341 views
  • [alt text]

    House Session

    The House debated several bills, including one that bars discrimination against health insurance providers who do not provide abortion coverage, and an Interior Department spending bill. 

    432 views
  • [alt text]

    Hillary Clinton Email Investigation, Part 1

    FBI Director James Comey testified at a hearing on the FBI’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of private email servers, as well as the decision to not recommend criminal charges against her.…

    47,213 views
  • [alt text]

    House Session

    House Republicans had been planning to allow a vote on gun control legislation after the June 12, 2016, mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, but some majority party members objected to the…

    296 views
  • [alt text]

    Coverage of House Democratic Gun Legislation Sit-In, Part 2

    Live footage of House Democrats' sit-in played from the House floor via Periscope and Facebook video feeds as Democratic members attempted to force House Republicans to allow a vote on gun…

    675 views
  • [alt text]

    Home Appliance Energy Efficiency

    Leaders of organizations representing manufacturers and the Department of Energy were among the witnesses testifying at a hearing on current and future energy consumption regulations for…

    316 views
  • [alt text]

    House Session

    The House passed by a 282-138 vote the fiscal year 2017 Defense Department spending bill. Members also approved a counterterrorism bill, which combines three previously-passed bills, and is…

    507 views
  • [alt text]

    Senator Bernie Sanders and the Democratic Party

    Representative Peter Welch (D-VT) spoke by telephone about Democratic Party unity and Senator Bernie Sanders' (I-VT) presidential campaign. Representative Welch said that the party was coming…

    241 views
  • [alt text]

    House Session

    The House passed a Puerto Rico debt relief bill, and began work on a Legislative Branch appropriations bill. Representative Warren Davidson (R-OH) was sworn in to the seat previously held…

    619 views
  • [alt text]

    House Session

    The House passed two bills. The first relates to Zika virus prevention that amends federal law on pesticide use in or near navigable water. The other measure makes a number of changes to…

    257 views
  • [alt text]

    Iran Nuclear Agreement

    The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing on the Obama administration’s messaging strategy on the nuclear deal the U.S. and some of its allies made with Iran. Much of the…

    1,708 views
  • [alt text]

    House Session

    The House debated amendments to the defense authorization bill. 

    328 views
  • [alt text]

    House Session

    The House approved legislation to set up a task force to update best practices for prescribing pain medications.

    242 views
  • [alt text]

    Flint, Michigan Drinking Water Contamination

    Gina McCarthy and Governor Rick Snyder (R-MI) testified at a hearing on the Safe Drinking Water Act and lead contamination of the water supply in Flint, Michigan. Governor Snyder apologized…

    10,529 views
  • [alt text]

    Encryption Technology and Law Enforcement

    Technology and law enforcement officials testified at a hearing on the use of encryption technology. Witness Amy Hess argued that without access to encrypted data on smartphones and other…

    946 views
  • Load 20 More