55,443Jun 30, 2011
Newsmakers with Senator Rand Paul
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) talked about about the debate over raising the debt ceiling, tax and spending issues, and entitlement programs.
35,027Dec 11, 2009
Newsmakers with Representative Joe Barton
Representative Joe Barton talked Copenhagen summit on climate change and legislation in Congress addressing climate issues. After he left, the reporters discussed his responses with the host.
31,690Sep 2, 2011
The Contenders, Historians Preview
Richard Norton Smith, Carl Cannon, and Jean Baker participated in a roundtable discussion as a preview to C-SPAN’s upcoming series, “The Contenders: They Lost the Election But Changed ...
22,775Mar 20, 2010
Tavis Smiley Black Agenda Forum
Participants spoke about the state of the black union at an event titled “We Count! The Black Agenda Is the American Agenda.” They focused on challenges facing the African-American ...
14,961Jun 29, 2012
Newsmakers with Representative Henry Waxman
Henry Waxman (D-CA), a key player in passing the Affordable Health Care Act, talked about the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the law. Other topics included Republican leaders' pledge ...
13,743Dec 16, 2011
The Contenders, Historians Retrospective
Richard Norton Smith, Carl Cannon, and Jean Baker participated in a roundtable discussion reflecting on the C-SPAN series, “The Contenders: They Lost the Election But Changed Political ...
8,813Oct 7, 2011
Newsmakers with Representative Buck McKeon
House Armed Services Committee Chair Buck McKeon (R-CA) talked about Defense Department cuts as part of the effort to address the U.S. debt. He had been trying to keep the cuts from going ...
7,745Jul 2, 2013
Newsmakers with Dr. Ardis Hoven
Dr. Ardis, Hoven, who had just become American Medical Association (AMA) president , talked about the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (the health care law), and the shortage of ...
7,322Dec 21, 2012
Newsmakers with Representative Eliot Engel
Representative Eliot Engel (D-NY), incoming Foreign Affairs Committee ranking member, talked about how the House and Senate are weighing the issues arising from the September attack on the U.S. ...
6,488Apr 27, 2012
Newsmakers with Patrick Donahoe
Patrick Donahoe talked about options for restructuring the U.S. Postal Service (USPS), which was losing $20 million per day. The Senate passed a bill to postpone for a year the USPS plan to ...
6,202Jan 8, 2010
Newsmakers with Douglas Shulman
Douglas Shulman, director of Internal Revenue Service (IRS), talked about the plan for the tax season, future changes such as new regulation of tax preparers, and a recent report from the National ...
6,005May 18, 2012
Newsmakers with Representative Barney Frank
House Financial Service Ranking Member Barney Frank (D-MA) talked about the status of U.S. banks and regulating them, the JPMorgan Chase trading loss, the Volcker rule, the current debt debate, ...
5,915Feb 24, 2012
Newsmakers with Jon Leibowitz
Jon Leibowitz talked about the Obama administration’s proposal for new privacy protections for people using the Internet and smart phones. The proposals came as an increasing number of ...
3,583Mar 15, 2012
Newsmakers with Ken Cuccinelli
Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli talked about his opposition to the 2010 health care law. He also discussed contraception coverage and the 2012 elections.
3,304Aug 2, 2009
Transportation Secretary LaHood on Stimulus Spending
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood talked about the Car Allowance Rebate System (CARS), known as the “Cash for Clunkers” program. Topics included the the success of the program, ...
2,538Apr 27, 2013
Every year since 2006, C-SPAN invited students to take part in a StudentCam video documentary competition and join in on the debate over the nation’s public policy issues. The theme for ...
2,500Sep 9, 2010
Discussion of Civil War Generals
A panel discussion focused on Civil War generals. The participants examined how each man ascended to the military rank and what separated each from their peers. The panel was moderated by ...
2,226Jan 22, 2012
Newsmakers with Representative James Clyburn
House Assistant Minority Leader James Clyburn (D-SC) talked about Republican primaries and what they mean for Democrats. He also discussed what President Obama was saying about Congress, the ...
2,221Aug 31, 2012
Newsmakers with Antonio Villaraigosa
Democratic National Convention Chair Antonio Villaraigosa previewed the convention. He also talked about the presidential tickets and campaign issues.
2,159Dec 9, 2011
Newsmakers with Senator Mark Kirk
Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) talked about what Congress has and has not accomplished in 2011. Topics included the Social Security payroll tax cut, the prospects for a year-end spending bill as a ...
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