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C-SPAN - Newsmakers Podcast

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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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Location:

Washington, DC

Networks:

C-SPAN

Description:

"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 Representative Virginia Foxx

1/21/2018
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Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Education and Workforce Committee chair, talks about reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (the PROSPER Act) and other education issues.

Duration:00:31:53


Newsmakers with Representative Steny Hoyer

1/14/2018
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House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer talks about the looming January 19 deadline for a government spending bill, finding a fix for the DACA program, President Trump's leadership, and the Democrats' chance of retaking the House in November.

Duration:00:31:29


Newsmakers with Senator Chris Van Hollen

1/7/2018
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Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Chair Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) talks about his party's chances in the November midterms, where Democrats are defending 25 Senate seats. He says the party plans to compete everywhere, including Nevada.

Duration:00:33:53


Newsmakers with Tom Steyer

12/31/2017
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Tom Steyer talks about his efforts to marshal support for impeachment of President Trump. Mr. Steyer has spent $20 million on the impeachment appeal so far featuring a national campaign of TV advertisements showing Mr. Steyer talking to Americans.

Duration:00:32:48


Newsmakers with Roger Stone

12/22/2017
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Republican strategist Roger Stone discusses the ongoing investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election. Yahoo! News' Michael Isikoff and the Associated Press' Tom Lobionco join in the questioning.

Duration:00:32:28


Newsmakers with Representative Sander Levin

12/17/2017
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Representative Sander Levin (D-MI), a member of the tax conference committee and ranking member of the Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, talks about Democratic opposition to the tax bill, sexual harassment on Capitol Hill, and the DACA program.

Duration:00:30:59


Newsmakers with Senator Pat Roberts

12/10/2017
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Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS) talks about NAFTA, a Farm Bill, tax and spending bills in Congress, and Senate politics with the resignation announcement of Senator Al Franken. He also discusses what he expects if Roy Moore is elected to the Senate.

Duration:00:33:51


Newsmakers with Representative Adam Smith

12/3/2017
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House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA) discusses the prospect of CIA Director Pompeo replacing Rex Tillerson at the State Department, North Korea's latest missile test, and the impact on some tax proposals on the military.

Duration:00:30:29


Raul Grijalva: We've Reached Tipping Point on Sexual Misconduct Allegations

11/22/2017
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Representative Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) talks about his reaction to sexual harassment allegations in Congress, Republicans' plans for tax reform, conditions in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, and President Trump's actions on national monuments.

Duration:00:32:11


Newsmakers with Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton

11/19/2017
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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) talks about various aspects of immigration policy, including DACA, border security, sanctuary cities, and voter ID issues. Mr. Paxton is the new vice chair of the Republican Attorneys General Association.

Duration:00:32:29


Newsmakers with Senator David Perdue

11/12/2017
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Senator David Perdue (R-GA) talks about sexual misconduct allegations against Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, tax reform plans making their way through Congress, his views about Senate leadership, and his support for President Trump.

Duration:00:32:11


Newsmakers with Senator Ben Cardin

11/5/2017
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Foreign Relations Committee Ranking Member Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) talks about foreign policy choices facing the Trump administration and the president's trip to Asia. He also discusses Thursday's unveiling of the House Republican tax reform plan.

Duration:00:30:29


Newsmakers with Nick Rasmussen

10/22/2017
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Nicholas Rasmussen, director of the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC), talks about terror threats to the U.S., current threats, and changes over time.

Duration:00:32:53


Newsmakers with Representative Rob Bishop

10/15/2017
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House Natural Resources Committee Chair Rob Bishop (R-UT) talks about his bill to overhaul the National Antiquities Act, U.S. government aid to Puerto Rico in response to Hurricane Maria, wildfires in the West, and gun silencers.

Duration:00:30:54


Senior House Democrat Says It's Time for Leadership to "Pass the Torch"

10/8/2017
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House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair Linda Sanchez (D-CA) says that it's time for Representatives Nancy Pelosi, Steny Hoyer, and James Clyburn "to pass the torch to a new generation of leaders" and that they should prepare to step down.

Duration:00:30:35


Newsmakers with Senator Mike Lee

10/1/2017
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Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) talks about the U.S. Supreme Court term, which begins Monday. He also discusses Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore's primary victory, as well as the GOP tax cut plan.

Duration:00:28:47


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

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