C-SPAN - Newsmakers Podcast
Newsmakers with Representative Eliot Engel (D-NY)10/03/15
House Foreign Affairs Ranking Member Eliot Engel joins us to talk about Russian airstrikes in Syria, the ongoing refugee and migrant crisis, and the fate of the Benghazi Committee in the wake of remarks by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA).
Newsmakers with Representative Bill Flores (R-TX)
Representative Bill Flores (R-TX), chair of the Republican Study Committee, discusses House Speaker John Boehner's (R-OH) decision to resign, as well as disagreements among Republicans over a strategy to prevent a government shutdown next week.
Newsmakers with Representative Ben Ray Lujan
Representative Ben Ray Lujan (D-NM), the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee chair, talks about the 2016 campaign and Democratic efforts to increase their numbers in the House of Representatives.
Newsmakers with Representative Jim Jordan (R-OH)
House Freedom Caucus Chair Representative Jim Jordan (R-OH) speaks with [Politico]'s John Bresnahan and [The Hill]'s Bob Cusack about dissatisfaction with Speaker John Boehner's (R-OH) leadership, as well as the busy legislative agenda in the House.
Newsmakers with Archbishop Joseph Kurtz
Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, president of the U.S. Conference of Bishops, discusses Pope Francis' upcoming trip to the U.S. and address to Congress on September 24, as well as issues of interest to bishops and the religious community.
Newsmakers with Stephanie Schriock
EMILY's List President Stephanie Schriock joins us to talk about the 2016 presidential campaign, issues being debated on the campaign trail, and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
Newsmakers with Lily Eskelsen Garcia
National Education Association President Lily Eskelsen Garcia joins us to talk about the reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind law, accountability, and whether her organization will endorse a presidential candidate this election cycle.
Newsmakers with Tim Pawlenty
Former Governor Tim Pawlenty (R-MN) discusses issues facing the banking and credit card industries, including cybersecurity, Chinese currency manipulation, and mortgage and housing issues. He also talks about the 2016 presidential election.
Newsmakers with Representative Frank Pallone
Representative Frank Pallone (D-NJ), ranking member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, talks about climate and energy issues, including President Obama's climate plan and the future of U.S. energy development.
Newsmakers with Senator Richard Shelby
Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL), chair of the Senate Banking Committee, talks about the fate of the Export-Import Bank, the banking system since the implementation of financial regulatory reform, and Federal Reserve policies under Janet Yellen.
Newsmakers with Representative Harold Rogers
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.
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