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"Newsmakers" is C-SPAN's weekly Sunday interview program with the people making news and the journalists who cover them. Newmakers airs Sundays on C-SPAN at 10am ET and 6pm ET.

"Newsmakers" is C-SPAN's weekly Sunday interview program with the people making news and the journalists who cover them. Newmakers airs Sundays on C-SPAN at 10am ET and 6pm ET.
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Washington, DC

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C-SPAN

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"Newsmakers" is C-SPAN's weekly Sunday interview program with the people making news and the journalists who cover them. Newmakers airs Sundays on C-SPAN at 10am ET and 6pm ET.

Twitter:

@cspan

Language:

English

Contact:

400 North Capitol Street NW Suite 650 Washington DC 20001 202-737-3220


Episodes

Newsmakers with Carrie Severino

7/6/2018
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Carrie Severino of the Judicial Crisis Network discusses her organization's role in the confirmation battle for the next Supreme Court Justice.

Duration:00:31:29

Newsmakers with Representative Adam Smith

6/29/2018
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House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Representative Adam Smith (D-WA), talks about the direction of President Trump's foreign policy and whether the U.S. will weaken the NATO Alliance. He also talks about defense spending.

Duration:00:30:50

Senator Grassley Says He Wants to Subpoena James Comey and Loretta Lynch

6/22/2018
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Judiciary Committee Chair Chuck Grassley (R-IA) talks about the Mueller investigation and his wish to subpoena James Comey and Loretta Lynch following the recent Justice Department's inspector general report. He also discusses immigration policy.

Duration:00:28:29

Newsmakers with Representative Jerrold Nadler

6/15/2018
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House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Representative Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) discusses upcoming immigration legislation and the Justice Department Inspector General's report on how the FBI's handling of the Hillary Clinton email probe.

Duration:00:30:49

Newsmakers with Representative Jim Jordan

6/8/2018
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Representative Jim Jordan (R-OH), Freedom Caucus co-founder, talks about a range of issues before the GOP, including views on immigration, spending, and Speaker Paul Ryan's leadership. Mr. Jordan is considering his own leadership bid.

Duration:00:30:05

Newsmakers with John Murphy

6/1/2018
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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's international trade policy chief talks about the chamber's concerns that new metal tariffs the Trump Administration announced on Thursday will harm U.S. economic growth and threaten some 2 million jobs.

Duration:00:31:35

Newsmakers with J.B. Poersch

5/25/2018
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J.B. Poersch, president of the Senate Majority PAC, talks about Democrats' efforts to win back the U.S. Senate in the 2018 midterms. He also discusses messaging, money, some specific races, and issues on which some Democrats are concentrating.

Duration:00:31:35

Newsmakers with Representative Adam Schiff

5/18/2018
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Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA) discussed President Trump's focus on a summit meeting with North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un, new CIA Director Gina Haspel, the Mueller investigation, and U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal.

Duration:00:33:05

Freedom Caucus Chair Mark Meadows Calls for Special Counsel Probe Audit

5/11/2018
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House Freedom Caucus Chair Representative Mark Meadows (R-NC) says he plans to call for an audit of the special counsel's Russia probe. He also discusses a $15.2 billion rescissions package, the Farm Bill, and GOP leadership elections.

Duration:00:31:14

Newsmakers with Guy Cecil

5/6/2018
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Guy Cecil, chair of the Democratic super PAC Priorities USA, talks about politics, the 2018 midterms, and issues that are resonating with voters. He also talks about next week's primaries and races across the nation he's watching most closely.

Duration:00:31:53

Newsmakers with Representative Mac Thornberry

4/29/2018
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House Armed Services Committee Chair Mac Thornberry discusses North and South Korea's pledges to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula and to end the Korean war. He also discusses the Iran nuclear deal and defense spending plans, due for markup on May 9.

Duration:00:31:31

Newsmakers with Senator James Lankford

4/22/2018
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Senator James Lankford (R-OK) talks about security threats to the homeland 23 years after the Oklahoma City bombing. He also discusses Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, the Senate confirmation process, and the legislative agenda.

Duration:00:30:11

Newsmakers with Representative Jim McGovern

4/15/2018
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Representative Jim McGovern (D-MA), the new ranking member on the Rules Committee and ranking member on the Agriculture Subcommittee on Nutrition, talks about the proposed food stamp program overhaul in the new Farm Bill.

Duration:00:31:29

Newsmakers with Scott Gottlieb

4/8/2018
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Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb talks about the nation's opioid epidemic, as well as drug prices, and the FDA's efforts to cut nicotine levels in cigarettes.

Duration:00:32:45

Newsmakers with Denise Rohan

4/1/2018
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American Legion National Commander Denise Rohan talks about the firing of Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. David Shulkin and the nomination of Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson to replace him, and how the VA is addressing problems in its hospital system.

Duration:00:31:14

Newsmakers with Senator Patrick Leahy

3/25/2018
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Appropriations Committee Vice Chair Senator Patrick Leahy talks about a $1.3 trillion Omnibus spending bill approved by Congress and signed by the president. He also talks about gun violence, the deficit, and the November midterm elections.

Duration:00:31:22

Newsmakers with Representative John Yarmuth

3/18/2018
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House Budget Committee Ranking Member John Yarmuth talks about congressional efforts to write and pass an omnibus bill by March 23, as well as how Democrats would alter spending priorities if they win back the House, which he thinks is possible.

Duration:00:31:42

Newsmakers with David McIntosh

3/11/2018
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David McIntosh, president of Club for Growth, discusses 2018 midterm campaigns, candidates the Club for Growth is supporting, its political action committee contributions, and President Trump's steel tariffs.

Duration:00:31:24

Newsmakers with Tom Perez

3/4/2018
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Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez talks about campaign 2018 and the presidential race in 2020.

Duration:00:27:35

Newsmakers with Randi Weingarten

2/24/2018
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American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten comments on President Trump's suggestion to arm teachers as a way to end school shootings, calling it a "terrible idea." She also comments on Monday's Supreme Court case about public unions.

Duration:00:30:23