C-SPAN Podcast of the Week
Hearing on U.S. Policy in Iraq and Syria05/21/15
National security and policy experts testify at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing about U.S. policy in Iraq and Syria following the Islamic State's takeover of the western Iraqi city of Ramadi on May 17.
President Obama Commencement Address at U.S. Coast Guard...
President Obama delivers the commencement address to the 2015 graduating class at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut. The president focuses his remarks on the threat climate change poses to global and national security.
Hillary Clinton on Small Business Lending
Former Secretary of State and 2016 Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton participates in a discussion with members of the small business and lending communities in Cedar Falls, Iowa. She also takes questions on her State Department emails.
A Conversation with President Obama on Poverty in the U.S.
President Obama participates in a panel discussion on poverty at the Catholic-Evangelical Leadership Summit on Overcoming Poverty being hosted by Georgetown University.
Washington Journal: Dan Lamothe on Jade Helm 15 Military...
[Washington Post] National Security Writer Dan Lamothe talks about the so-called "Jade Helm 15" military exercises taking place in western U.S. states this summer and the subsequent controversies they have caused.
Washington Journal: High School Advanced Placement U.S....
High School teachers Andrew Conneen and Daniel Larsen discuss Advanced Placement U.S. Government Exam Preparation, what will be on the test, and go through a series of sample questions and answer questions on content.
Elton John and Rick Warren Testimony on U.S.-Sponsored...
Elton John and Rick Warren are among the witnesses at a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on global health programs supported by the State Department and efforts to fight HIV, AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis.
Washington Journal: Colonel John Petkosek on Asymmetric...
Colonel John Petkosek, commander of the U.S. Army Asymmetric Warfare Group at Fort A. P. Hill in Virginia, talks about the 300-acre facility, which opened in 2014, and the types of training troops receive and how it might be applied overseas.
Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) News Conference
Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) holds a news conference at the U.S. Capitol to talk about his agenda for the country following his decision to seek the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016.
Hillary Clinton Remarks on Criminal Justice Reform
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton calls for broad criminal justice reforms, including sentencing reform and mandatory use of body cameras. Her comments follow riots in Baltimore over the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody.
President Obama Remarks Honoring the New England Patriots
President Obama delivers remarks honoring the New England Patriots, the 2015 Super Bowl champions.
Hillary Clinton Education Roundtable in Iowa
Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton participates in a roundtable discussion with students and educators at the Jones County Regional Center of Kirkwood Community College in Monticello, Iowa.
State Department Briefing
Spokesman Marie Harf briefs reporters on Secretary of State John Kerry's latest diplomatic efforts and takes their questions on a variety of foreign affairs topics. Due to a power outage, the briefing is interrupted after 15 minutes.
Hillary Clinton News Conference
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks to reporters about her use of a private email account during her time at the State Department. She says her decision to use the account was "for convenience" and "didn't seem like an issue."
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen Testimony on Monetary...
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 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...
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.
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