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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 Strobe Talbott

9/24/2017
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Strobe Talbott, Brookings Institution president and Russia scholar, talks about President Trump's recent speech to the United Nations General Assembly outlining his foreign policy, Russia, North Korea, and Iran.

Duration: 00:33:33


Newsmakers with Representative Hakeem Jeffries

9/17/2017
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Representative Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) talks about deal-making efforts between Democratic leaders and President Trump on a range of issues, including spending, immigration policy, tax cuts, and health care legislation.

Duration: 00:29:44


Newsmakers with Representative Mark Walker

9/8/2017
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Representative Mark Walker (R-NC), chair of the Republican Study Committee, talks about federal spending, the debt ceiling, and tax reform following a deal between President Trump and Democratic leaders that ties the debt hike to disaster relief.

Duration: 00:31:26


Newsmakers with Randi Weingarten

9/3/2017
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American Federation of Teachers (AFT) President Randi Weingarten talks about education issues as the school year gets underway, her differences with Secretary DeVos, and challenges facing the Houston school system following Hurricane Harvey.

Duration: 00:31:17


Newsmakers with Neil Bradley

8/27/2017
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Neil Bradley, senior vice president and chief policy officer at the U.S. Chamber of commerce, talks about tax reform, the future of health care legislation, the debt limit, trade, and other pressing issues for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Duration: 00:30:07


Newsmakers with J.B. Poersch

8/20/2017
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J.B. Poersch, president of the Senate Majority PAC, talks about what Democrats need to do to improve their election outcomes in 2018, how to view the recent Alabama Senate race, and President Trump's remarks on events in Charlottesville.

Duration: 00:32:29


Newsmakers with Steven Law

8/13/2017
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Senate Leadership Fund President and CEO Steven Law previews key 2018 Senate races and the current political dynamic in the Senate. He also talks about the upcoming Senate special election primary in Alabama.

Duration: 00:30:53


Newsmakers with Representative Richard Neal

8/6/2017
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Representative Richard Neal (D-MA) talks about tax reform efforts in Congress. Representative Neal is ranking member of the House Ways and Means Committee.

Duration: 00:32:33


Newsmakers with Representative John Yarmuth

7/30/2017
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House Budget Committee Ranking Member John Yarmuth (D-KY) speaks about the collapse of the health care repeal effort, the budgetary process and getting a budget through Congress this year, as well as his party's "Better Deal" agenda.

Duration: 00:30:17


Newsmakers with Representative Luke Messer

7/23/2017
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Republican Policy Committee Chair Luke Messer (R-IN) talks the party's legislative agenda in the coming months, including tax reform, the budget, and health care. He also discusses a potential Senate race against Senator Joe Donnelly (R-IN).

Duration: 00:30:45


Newsmakers with Representative Eliot Engel

7/16/2017
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Foreign Affairs Committee Ranking Member Eliot Engel talks about sanctions against Russia and Iran, Russian tampering with the 2016 election, North Korea's nuclear capability, and proposed budget cuts to the State Department and United Nations.

Duration: 00:31:03


Newsmakers with Rick Pollack

7/9/2017
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American Hospital Association President Rick Pollack discusses Republican efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, and Democrats' efforts to keep it. Related topics include Medicaid, hospital, and drug costs.

Duration: 00:30:47


Newsmakers with Representative Kevin Brady

7/2/2017
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Ways and Means Committee Chair Kevin Brady (R-TX) talks about Congressional efforts to overhaul the tax code and get a bill to the president's desk for his signature this year along with health care legislation.

Duration: 00:32:35


Newsmakers with Representative Mac Thornberry

6/25/2017
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House Armed Services Committee Chair Mac Thornberry (R-TX) talks about the National Defense Authorization bill, the level of funding needed to rebuild the U.S. military, and the president's upcoming strategy for the war in Afghanistan.

Duration: 00:30:35


Newsmakers with Representative Tim Walz

6/18/2017
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Veterans' Affairs Committee Ranking Member Representative Tim Walz (D-MN) talks about efforts to reform the VA, including passage of the Veterans Accountability Act, which makes it easier for the department to fire employees

Duration: 00:32:05


Newsmakers with Representative Steve Stivers

6/9/2017
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The House Republicans' campaign chair, Representative Steve Stivers (R-OH), talks about preparing for 2018 midterms, whether the GOP can keep their House majority, and the impact of congressional probes into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election.

Duration: 00:34:11


Newsmakers with Arthur Brooks

6/4/2017
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American Enterprise Institute President Arthur Brooks talks about how conservatives view President Trump and his administration, the future of conservatism, and the role think tanks like AEI play in the world of policy and politics.

Duration: 00:32:41


Newsmakers with Senator Patrick Leahy

5/28/2017
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Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), vice chair of the Appropriations Committee, talks about President Trump's budget, the president's trip abroad, and another rejection of the administration's travel ban by a federal appeals court.

Duration: 00:31:29


Newsmakers with Representative Jim Langevin

5/21/2017
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Representative Jim Langevin (D-RI) talks about protections against cybersecurity threats and the preventive role private and public sectors play,, the ongoing probe into Russia's hacking of the 2016 election, and the president's budget.

Duration: 00:30:17


Newsmakers with Senator Chuck Grassley

5/11/2017
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Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Chuck Grassley (R-IA) discusses President Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey, possible successors to lead the bureau, and Senate Republicans' efforts to craft new health care legislation.

Duration: 00:29:52

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