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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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"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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@cspan

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English

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Episodes

CBO Director Phillip Swagel

2/16/2020
CBO Director Phillip Swagel talks about the budget, debt and other federal spending issues. President Trump sent his budget to Congress Monday, Feb. 10.

Duration:00:32:03

Rep. James Clyburn, D-SC, House Majority Whip

2/9/2020
House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-SC) talked about what should follow President Trump’s acquittal on impeachment charges as well as the 2020 election. Topics included the upcoming February 29 South Carolina primary, the Iowa caucuses, and several decisions made by the Democratic National Committee.

Duration:00:31:12

Stephanie Schriock, Emily's List, President

2/2/2020
Stephanie Schriock of Emily’s List talked about the 2020 presidential race. Topics included the February 3 Iowa Caucus, and the toughest congressional races women were running in, from Maine to Kentucky, and Iowa to Kansas.

Duration:00:31:51

Steven Law, Senate Leadership Fund, President

1/26/2020
Steven Law, president of the Senate Leadership Fund, talked about Republican efforts to keep a Senate majority in 2020. Republicans were defending 23 seats in 2020 while Democrats were defending 12.

Duration:00:35:25

Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD), Member of the Foreign Relations Committee

1/19/2020
Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) talked about the Senate impeachment trial against President Trump, including potential witnesses and the effects of the trial on other Senate business. He also discussed war powers, U.S.-Iran relations, the Iran nuclear deal, and Ukraine.

Duration:00:32:41

Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-IL, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chair

1/12/2020
Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-IL, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chair, talks about Campaign 2020 & efforts to keep a Democratic majority in the House of Representatives.

Duration:00:37:21

Dr. Francis Collins, NIH Director

1/5/2020
The director of the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Francis Collins, talks about NIH projects, federal funding for NIH, & some NIH issues that need resolution.

Duration:00:31:29

Newsmakers with Brandon Judd, President of the National Border Patrol Council

12/29/2019
Brandon Judd, president of the National Border Patrol Council, a border patrol agents' union, talks about U.S. border policy, conditions today, new appropriations for “the wall” in recent government-funding legislation, and more.

Duration:00:31:11

Newsmakers with Ellen Weintraub, Federal Election Commission Chair

12/22/2019
Federal Election Commission Chair Ellen Weintraub talks about the money reported being raised for campaign 2020, political ads and the practice of microtargeting, and the functioning of the FEC itself at this time when it lacks a quorum. She also talks about FEC investigations.

Duration:00:31:36

Newsmakers with Rep. Mac Thornberry R-TX, Armed Services Cmte Ranking Member

12/15/2019
Representative Mac Thornberry (R-TX), House Armed Services Committee ranking member, talked about the National Defense Authorization Act, a bill that sets Congress’s defense priorities. The House earlier in the week passed the NDAA, and the Senate was to take it up later in the month. Other topics discussed included the U.S. role in Afghanistan, and U.S. policy in Syria, Iran, and other world hot spots.

Duration:00:31:41

Newsmakers with Representative Greg Walden (R-OR)

12/8/2019
House Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Greg Walden (R-OR) talked about prescription drug legislation, surprise medical bills, climate change, impeachment, and other congressional issues.

Duration:00:36:51

Peter Ambler, Executive Director of Giffords

12/1/2019
Peter Ambler, executive director of Giffords, talked about governmental efforts to pass laws to curb gun violence. Giffords is the gun-control advocacy organization started by former Representative Gabby Giffords (D-AZ), who in 2011 was shot during a public meeting with constituents at a Tucson supermarket. Eighteen others were injured besides Representative Giffords, and six people were killed.

Duration:00:33:30

Rep Tom Emmer, Chair of the National Republican Congressional Committee

11/24/2019
Representative Tom Emmer (R-MN), chair of the National Republican Congressional Committee, talked about the 2020 elections and the outlook for electing more Republicans to the House. He also discussed the impact of President Trump’s re-election effort and the impeachment inquiry of the 45th president.

Duration:00:33:50

Rep John Yarmuth, Budget Cmte Chair

11/17/2019
House Budget Committee Chair John Yarmuth talks about expectations that the House will vote next week on a short-term CR to avert a government shutdown, the risks of potential recession, & the Fed's independence. He also talks about impeachment.

Duration:00:35:42

Sen. Patrick Leahy, Approps Cmte Vice Chair

11/8/2019
Two weeks before federal funding runs out, the top Democrat on the Appropriations Committee, Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont, assesses the status of appropriations legislation in Congress. Senator Leahy may also discuss impeachment actions.

Duration:00:32:24

Rep. Mike Johnson, Republican Study Cmte Chair

11/2/2019
Representative Mike Johnson (R-LA), chair of the Republican Study Committee, talks about Thursday's House vote on initiating impeachment proceedings against President Trump, his committee's health care plan, and wildfires in California.

Duration:00:31:19

Rep Rodney Davis, R-IL

10/25/2019
Representative Rodney Davis (R-IL), House Administration Committee Ranking Member, talks about election security, this week's legislation, the Republican response to impeachment efforts in the House, Turkey, the Kurds and Syria.

Duration:00:29:21

Sarah Longwell

10/20/2019
The director of Republicans for the Rule of Law talks politics & the group's belief that Republicans - especially Republicans running for Congress - should speak out against President Trump.

Duration:00:34:03

Tom Perez, DNC Chair

10/12/2019
Tom Perez, Democratic National Committee Chair, talks about Democratic presidential debates, including the October 15 debate in Ohio, and about 2020 presidential politics widely, including Joe Biden, President Trump, PACs, and online hacking.

Duration:00:33:41

James Greenwood, BIO CEO

10/4/2019
James Greenwood, BIO president & CEO, talks about drug pricing & the legislation (H.R. 3) that House Democrats are planning, as well as Senate plans. Speaker Nancy Pelosi highlighted House drug-pricing plans this week.

Duration:00:31:15