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Washington, DC

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C-SPAN

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This program recaps the daily key events in the nation's capital.

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@cspanradio

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English

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Washington Today - 2017-08-21

8/21/2017
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Today's Washington Today looks at the President speech tonight on Afghanistan and the incident with the USS John McCain. Interviews with Tom Vanden Brook of USA Today, Steve Clemons on Afghanistan, Caitlin Huey-Burns of Real Clear Politics and Sarah Ferris of Politico.

Duration: 01:02:27


Washington Today - 2017-08-18

8/18/2017
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Today's Washington Today looks at the departure of White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on increasing racial and gender diversity in the diplomatic corps, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights debate on the violence at the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, and the death of a U.S. citizen in the Barcelona terrorist attack.

Duration: 00:31:43


Washington Today - 2017-08-17

8/17/2017
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Today's Washington Today looks at the terrorist attack in Barcelona, remarks from Sen. Bob Corker of Tenn. on President Trump. With interviews with Ben Kamisar of The HIll, Rep. Steve Cohen, a Democrat of Tennesse, Toby Eckert of Politico, and Marilyn Halstead on the ecplise.

Duration: 01:01:53


Washington Today - 2017-08-11

8/11/2017
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Today's Washington Today looks at President Trump's latest comments on North Korea, its nuclear program, and its threat to fire missiles near Guam. Also, the Netroots Nation conference in Atlanta, Vice President Mike Pence at an anti-violence event in Indianapolis, and a former DHS official on diversity in the public and private cybersecurity workforce.

Duration: 00:35:32


Washington Today - 2017-08-10

8/10/2017
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Today's Washington Today looks at North Korea, with remarks by President Trump in New Jersey. We talk to David Martin of CBS News about the situation in North Korea and his experience covering the Pentagon. Plus, more on the relationship between President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell with The Hill reporter Jordan Fabian. And we talked to Travis Tritten of the Washington Examine on the war in Afghanistan and Alex Altman on Presidnet Trump's new chief of staff.

Duration: 00:59:44


Washington Today - 2017-08-09

8/9/2017
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Today's Washington Today looks at the remarks on North Korea by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, and Senators John McCain of Arizona and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina. With an interview with David Ignatius of The Washington Post. Plus more on Iraq with Jim Michaels of USA Today and on the Russia investigation with Darren Sammuelsson of POLITICO.

Duration: 00:59:51


Washington Today - 2017-08-08

8/8/2017
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Today's Washington Today looks at the newest reports about North Korea. Reaction from President Trump and an interview with Rep. Tom Cole of Oklahoma. Plus, more on the potential for tax reform in Congress with Politico reporter Rachel Bade. And The New York Times reporter Lisa Friedman speaks about the leaked climate change report.

Duration: 01:01:06


Washington Today - 2017-08-07

8/7/2017
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Today's Washington Today looks at Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's trip to the ASEAN Summit, with remarks on North Korea and Russia. Interviews with John Bacon of USA Today, Fennit Nirappil of The Washington Post and Joe Barnes of the Baker Institute.

Duration: 00:41:02


Washington Today - 2017-08-04

8/4/2017
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Today's Washington Today looks at Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats announcing a new crackdown on leaks of classified material, President Trump at FEMA headquarters on hurricane season preparation, and an update from Special Presidential Envoy to the Coalition to Counter ISIS Brett McGurk.

Duration: 00:39:34


Washington Today - 2017-08-03

8/3/2017
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Today's Washington Today looks the Senate starting its August recess a week early, what bills and nominations passed, and what Congress faces when it returns in September; also, a new Senate bill to cut off aid to the Palestinian Authority, the latest from the State Department on Venezuela, and Senate hearing on fighting wildfires.

Duration: 00:56:40


Washington Today - 2017-08-02

8/2/2017
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Today's Washington Today looks at new immigration plans put forth by President Trump and Senator Tom Cotton of Arkansas and David Perdue of Georgia. With an interview from Ted Hesson of Politico. Plus more on trade and jobs with Democrats and specifics from Secretate of State Rex Tillerson's trip to Asia.

Duration: 01:00:03


Washington Today - 2017-08-01

8/1/2017
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Today's Washington Today looks at the renewed health care debate on Capitol Hill with the announcement by Senate HELP Committee Chair Lamar Alexander that bi-partisan hearings will be held in September. Plus more on sanctions against Russia and tax reform. Interviews with Andrew Desiderio of The Daily Beast and Kellie Mejdrich of CQRoll Call.

Duration: 00:59:30


Washington Today - 2017-07-31

7/31/2017
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Today's Washington Today looks at the firing of White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci, and the swearing in of a new Chief of Staff John Kelly. Interviews with John Bennett of CQ Roll Call, Carlos Munoz of The Washington Times, and Paul Demko of Politico.

Duration: 00:59:38


Washington Today - 2017-07-28

7/28/2017
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Today's Washington Today looks at President Trump's naming current Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly as his new White House Chief of Staff, reaction from President Trump and House/Senate leaders to last night's defeat of a health care bill in the Senate, House passage of a Veterans Choice program extension, and former Director of Government Ethics Walter Shaub on President Trump's business holdings.

Duration: 00:29:16


Washington Today - 2017-07-27

7/27/2017
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Today's Washington Today looks at the health care debate in the Senate with a press conference from Senators Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, John McCain of Arizona, Bill Cassidy of LA, and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin. Plus more about the White House Chief of Staff and the Alabama Senate race.

Duration: 00:58:51


Washington Today - 2017-07-26

7/26/2017
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Today's Washington Today looks at the health care debate in the Senate, plus more on the bills before the House on the budget. And more on the announcment this morning by President Trump banning transgender individuals from military service. Interviews with Mike DeBonis of The Washington Post, Nancy Oganovich of Bloomberg BNA, Louis Nelson of Politico, and Amie Parnes of The Hill.

Duration: 00:59:35


Washington Today - 2017-07-25

7/25/2017
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Today's Washington Today looks at the motion to processed in the Senate on the Republican health care bill. With reaction from Senate Republicans, Democrats, and the President. Plus more on the budget process in the House and the passage of a Russia Sanctions bill. And an interview with Robert Costa of The Washington Post.

Duration: 01:03:13


Washington Today - 2017-07-24

7/24/2017
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Today's Washington Today examines the testimony of President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner. Plus more on the Senate and House Democrat's plan for the economy and the possible Senate vote tomorrow on health care. Interviews with John Bennet of CQ, Elana Schor of Politico, Cristina Marcos of The Hill, and Susan Page of USA Today.

Duration: 01:02:17


Washington Today - 2017-07-21

7/21/2017
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Today's Washington Today looks at the resignation of White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, the promotion of Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, and the hiring of White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci. Also, National Press Club President Jeff Ballou on what constitutes "fake news".

Duration: 00:32:54


Washington Today - 2017-07-20

7/20/2017
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Today's Washington Today examines the President's remarks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions during an interview with The New York Times. Plus, more on the diagnosis of Senator John McCain of Arizona and the Dream Act of 2017. Interviews with Peter Baker of The New York Times, Sean Sullivan of The Washington Post, and Massimo Calabresi of Time Magazine.

Duration: 01:01:46

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