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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

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


Episodes

Newsmakers with Emily Cain

10/13/2018
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Emily Cain, executive director of EMILY's List, talks about women and the midterm elections. The political action committee supports and makes contributions to pro-choice women candidates.

Duration:00:31:50

Newsmakers with Brian Walsh

10/5/2018
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Brian Walsh, America First Action PAC president, talks about the midterm 2018 elections as well as the impact of the Brett Kavanaugh vote on congressional races. American First Action PAC is closely aligned with President Trump.

Duration:00:30:47

Newsmakers with Charlie Kelly

9/21/2018
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House Majority PAC Executive Director Charlie Kelly talks about efforts to flip the House to Democratic control in November. Democrats need to gain 23 seats to win a House majority.

Duration:00:31:40

Newsmakers with Senator Patrick Leahy

9/14/2018
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Senate Appropriations Committee Vice Chair Patrick Leahy (D-VT) is interviewed about Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court and the push to pass spending bills by September 30. Senator Leahy is the Judiciary Committee's former chair.

Duration:00:32:12

Newsmakers with Sonny Perdue

9/7/2018
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Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue (R) discusses the anonymous New York Times op-ed criticizing the president's conduct, compensatory payments to farmers hit by retaliatory tariffs, the NAFTA talks, and the latest on the Farm Bill.

Duration:00:31:54

Newsmakers with Steven Law

8/31/2018
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Steven Law, Senate Leadership Fund president, talks about Republican efforts to keep and possibly expand their majority in the Senate in the 2018 midterm elections.

Duration:00:32:35

Newsmakers with Neera Tanden

8/24/2018
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Neera Tanden, president of the Center for American Progress, talks about the conviction Paul Manafort, Michael Cohen's guilty plea, the indictments of GOP Representatives Duncan Hunter and Chris Collins, and what it all means for 2018 and 2020.

Duration:00:31:31

Newsmakers with Senator Chris Van Hollen

8/17/2018
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Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) talks about prospects of Democrats winning a Senate majority in the midterm elections, his DETER Act legislation with Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) on Russia sanctions, and the Kavanaugh nomination to the Supreme Court.

Duration:00:31:03

Newsmakers with Jim Bridenstine

8/10/2018
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NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine talks about the Trump Administration's priorities for space, including the President's proposal for a Space Force.

Duration:00:31:17

Newsmakers with Alex Smith

8/3/2018
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Alex Smith, executive director of conservative PAC America Rising, talks about the midterms, opposition research, the August campaign push, and President Trump's role in the midterm elections.

Duration:00:32:56

Newsmakers with Senator Ben Cardin

7/27/2018
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Foreign Relations Committee member, Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD), talks about President Trump's meeting with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, and questions about what the two leaders discussed. Other topics include, North Korea, tariffs, and immigration.

Duration:00:30:44

Newsmakers with James Condos

7/20/2018
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The president of the National Association of Secretaries of State, Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos, talks about requirements for better voting security in the November midterms, and what secretaries of state are doing to meet them.

Duration:00:31:53

Newsmakers with Nan Aron

7/13/2018
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Alliance for Justice President Nan Aron talks about the group's opposition to Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court to replace retiring Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy.

Duration:00:30:29

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