C-SPAN Podcast of the Week
2015 Conservative Political Action Conference02/26/15
Dr. Ben Carson speaks at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) hosted by the American Conservative Union.e.
FCC Meeting on Open Internet Rules
The Federal Communications Commission holds a meeting on open Internet rules and access to broadband Internet. Members voted 3-2 in favor of Chair Tom Wheeler's proposed rule changes that would regulate the Internet.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen Testimony on Monetary Policy
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen presents her semiannual monetary policy report to Congress at a Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee hearing. Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL) chairs the committee.
President Obama Remarks at White House Extremism Summit
President Obama delivers remarks on counterterrorism at the White House Summit to Counter Violent Extremism. The three-day summit looks at ways for communities to develop strategies to prevent extremist ideologies from taking hold.
President Obama Remarks on Countering Violent Extremism
President Obama, speaking at a White House summit on countering violent extremism, outlines his administration's efforts to tackle and prevent homegrown terrorism.
President Obama Signs Suicide Prevention Bill
President Obama signs the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act, which is named after a Marine Corps veteran who killed himself in 2011. The law calls for an evaluation and expansion of existing VA suicide prevention programs.
Hearing on Islamic Extremism
The House Armed Services Committee holds a hearing on the threat posed by Islamic extremism. Witnesses testify about the President's request for the authorization of the use of military force and the future of the Guantanamo Bay detention facility.
House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) Weekly Briefing
House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) briefs reporters and answers their questions on his party's legislative agenda, saying on the stalled homeland security funding bill, "The House has done it's job, now it's up to the Senate to do its job."
President Obama Statement on the Use of Military Force Against ISIS
President Obama delivers a statement on the draft resolution he sent to Congress requesting authorization to use military force in the fight against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, saying it is not a request for another ground war.
Hearing on Childhood Vaccination
Pediatricians and CDC officials testify at a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on the link between recent outbreaks of diseases such as measles and some parents' decision not to vaccinate their children.
President Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel News Conference
President Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel speak to reporters at a joint news conference at the White House. They focus on the international response to Russia's intervention in Ukraine and the threat of the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL).
Hearing on Guantanamo Detention Facility Outlook
The Defense Department's Brian McKeon and the National Counterterrorism Center's Nicholas Rasmussen testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee about the future of the Guantanamo Bay detention facility and U.S. detention policy.
2015 National Prayer Breakfast
President Obama delivers remarks to legislators, officials, and clergy at the annual congressional prayer breakfast. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro and the Dalai Lama are also among the guests invited to the ceremony.
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush (R) Address in Detroit
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush (R) delivers remarks at the Detroit Economic Club. This is the first in a series of speeches Mr. Bush is giving this year on a theme of "reform conservatism" as he considers a presidential bid.
President Obama Remarks on the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget
President Obama delivers remarks at the Department of Homeland Security regarding his request for a $4 trillion budget for fiscal year 2016, which includes increased domestic and defense spending.
Hearing on National Security Strategy
Former Secretaries of State Henry Kissinger, Madeleine Albright, and George Shultz testify at a a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on global threats and national security strategy. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) chairs the committee.
President Obama Remarks at House Democratic Issues Conference
President Obama delivers remarks at the House Democratic Issues Conference in Philadelphia.
U.S. Attorney General Nominee Confirmation Hearing
U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Loretta Lynch testifies at her confirmation hearing to be U.S. Attorney General before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Share comments on Facebook and Twitter using #cspanchat.
Hearing on the 2012 Benghazi Consulate Attack
The House Select Committee on Benghazi holds a hearing to examine the events surrounding the 2012 terrorist attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, which left four people dead, including U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens.
Sarah Palin at Iowa Freedom Summit
Former Governor Sarah Palin (R-AK) speaks at the 2015 Iowa Freedom Summit held at Hoyt Sherman Place in Des Moines, Iowa, following an introduction by Representative Steve King (R-IA).
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