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Join C-SPAN every Sunday for conversations with people making the news and the journalists who cover them. Guests come from a wide range of expertise in topics important in today's public affairs: the economy, technology, education, the environment, the military, and many more. Legislators and other experts talk with reporters who cover their shared area of interest.

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Join C-SPAN every Sunday for conversations with people making the news and the journalists who cover them. Guests come from a wide range of expertise in topics important in today's public affairs: the economy, technology, education, the environment, the military, and many more. Legislators and other experts talk with reporters who cover their shared area of interest.

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Episodes

House Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Greg Walden (R-OR)

3/22/2020
The top Republican on the Energy and Commerce Committee, Rep. Greg Walden, talks about Congress’s and the Administration’s response to the coronavirus outbreak. He discusses the $2 trillion stimulus package and his belief the Administration is doing well.

Duration:00:32:41

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka

3/22/2020
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka talks about the coronavirus’s impact on American workers and what he expects ahead. He talks about the U.S. economy more widely as well, labor’s relationship with Congress and the Administration, and presidential politics.

Duration:00:28:11

Priorities USA Chair Guy Cecil

3/15/2020
Priorities USA Chair Guy Cecil talks about the Democratic presidential primaries and why his super PAC has decided to jump in and place ads defending Joe Biden against Republican attack ads so early in the race.

Duration:00:29:59

Rep. Garret Graves, R-LA, Ranking Member Select Committee on Climate Crisis

3/8/2020
Representative Garret Graves (R-LA), the top Republican on the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, talked about his party’s plans to address climate issues. He also discussed an appeal to the Trump administration to promote U.S. fossil fuel exports and to use more U.S. low-carbon technologies.

Duration:00:31:03

House Rules Committee Chair Jim McGovern (D-MA) and Ranking Member Tom Cole (R-OK)

3/1/2020
House Rules Committee Chair Jim McGovern (D-MA) and Ranking Member Tom Cole (R-OK) discussed efforts to reassert Congress' constitutional authority from the Executive Branch.

Duration:00:28:33

Chairman of Heritage Action Tim Chapman

2/23/2020
Tim Chapman of Heritage Action talked about the economy, Campaign 2020, President Trump’s tweets, conservative populism, and other issues. Heritage Action is an advocacy group closely linked to the Heritage Foundation.

Duration:00:33:19

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