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Newsmakers with Representative Harold Rogers07/26/15
House Appropriations Committee Chair Representative Harold Rogers (R-KY) talks about this year's appropriations process, which has become bogged down on Capitol Hill, the potential for a Continuing Resolution and an Omnibus bill in the fall.
Newsmakers with Secretary Thomas Perez
Department of Labor Secretary Thomas Perez discusses a range of issues, including employment in the U.S., overtime pay, minimum wage and the growing number of people in middle class.
Newsmakers with Representative Steve Israel (D-NY)
Democratic Policy and Communications Committee Chair Representative Steve Israel (D-NY) discusses a range of issues, including a potential government shutdown, divisions over trade policy, the Iran nuclear negotiations, and the 2016 election.
Newsmakers with Matt Schlapp
American Conservative Union Chair Matt Schlapp joins us this week to discuss the large 2016 Republican field of candidates, key issues in the campaign, and what the party needs to do to win the next presidential election.
Newsmakers with Secretary Julian Castro
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro discusses the Obama administration's housing policy, the Supreme Court's decision on housing discrimination, recovery from the mortgage crisis, and other issues concerning U.S. housing policy.
Newsmakers with Senator Bill Cassidy
Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA) talks about the Affordable Care Act, Republican proposals to replace the law, including his own proposal. He also talks about global climate change, energy, and presidential politics.
Newsmakers with Representative Jason Chaffetz (R-UT)
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chair Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) talks about his plans for running the committee and issues on which it will concentrate, including the Secret Service, Freedom of Information Act, and border security.
Newsmakers with Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT)
Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) speaks with Dustin Volz of the [National Journal] and Mike DeBonis of the [Washington Post] about changes to NSA surveillance programs under recently signed USA FREEDOM Act.
Newsmakers with Craig Fugate
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate discusses the agency's preparation for the summer's hurricane and tornado season, as well as flooding and other emergencies and disasters.
Newsmakers with Representative Mac Thornberry (R-TX)
Representative Mac Thornberry (R-TX), chair of the House Armed Services Committee, talks about the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which the committee approved 60-2 on Thursday, as well as disputes with the White House over funding.
Newsmakers: Dr. Robert Wah
American Medical Association President Dr. Robert Wah discusses Medicare "doc fix" legislation, which would permanently replace the current formula used to determine Medicare payments for doctors, and other healthcare issues.
Newsmakers: Jennifer Horn and Jeff Kaufmann
Jennifer Horn and Jeff Kaufmann, the Republican Party chairs of New Hampshire and Iowa, talk about the roles of their states in vetting presidential candidates, and preparation for the 2016 elections.
Newsmakers: Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA)
Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA), the ranking member on the House Select Committee on Intelligence discusses U.S. strategy against ISIS, nuclear talks with Iran, Hillary Clinton's emails, the future of the FISA Court and NSA surveillance authorty.
Newsmakers: Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD)
Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) discusses foreign policy issues facing Congress, including ongoing negotiations over Iran's nuclear program and lawmakers' role in approving the U.S. use of military force in the fight against the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL).
Newsmakers: Laurie Robinson
Former Assistant Attorney General Laurie Robinson, who co-chairs the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing, discusses the task force's report on policing across the U.S. following the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.
Newsmakers: Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA)
Representative Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, discusses President Obama's executive order on immigration, the nomination of Loretta Lynch to be Attorney General, and the FCC's push to regulate the Internet.
Newsmakers: Governor Gary Herbert (R-UT)
Governor Gary Herbert (R-UT), vice chair of the National Governors Association, discusses issues facing states, including the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid expansion, budgets, immigration policy, common core education standards, and the tax code.
Newsmakers: Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx discusses the debate over the transportation funding bill, the state of the nation's infrastructure, and the Transportation Department's recent report that looks at transportation needs for the next 30 years.
Newsmakers: Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA)
Representative Adam Smith (D-WA), ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, discusses the use of military force against Islamic State militants, Defense Secretary nominee Ashton Carter, the DoD budget and other national defense issues.
Newsmakers: Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT)
Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), the new ranking member on the Senate Budget Committee, discusses President Obama's upcoming budget proposal, developing a budget in a Republican Congress, the XL pipeline, and presidential politics.
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