Tag: CSPAN

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Tim Kaine Downplays Hillary VP Possibility

In an preview of an interview with CSPAN set to air in its entirety on Sunday, Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) downplayed the possibility that he could be presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s running mate in her general election match-up

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Gary Johnson: ’73 percent of What Bernie Says I Agree With’

Tuesday on CSPAN’s “Washington Journal,” Libertarian Party presidential nominee Gary Johnson was asked by a caller about the possibility of him working with Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) in any way and perhaps win over some Sanders supporters if

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Cruz: ‘I Would Love’ to Host ‘SNL’

In an appearance on C-SPAN last week, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), a candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, was asked if he would host NBC’s “Saturday Night Live,” as his opponent Donald Trump is next month. Unlike another one

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Crowd Stands and Cheers at News John Boehner Resigned

The audience at the Values Voters Summit cheered and roared when GOP presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) announced House Speaker John Boehner would resign his position as Speaker of the House at the end of October. “Just a few minutes ago, Speaker Boehner announced that he would be resigning,” Rubio told the audience. The crowd applauded with approval.

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Rep. Honda Nods Off in Congress

The old adage “The camera doesn’t lie” was fully realized last week when United States Congressman Mike Honda (D-California) dozed off on the House floor before CSPAN cameras as his colleagues debated funding for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Departing Dem Knocks Pelosi: You Have to Know When to Leave

Departing Dem Knocks Pelosi: You Have to Know When to Leave

Earlier this week on CSPAN, outgoing Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY) was asked about the “freshness of the leadership team” in light of Democrats choosing to reelect 74-year-old Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) as their caucus leader in the latest leadership vote.

Video: State Dept's Psaki Can't Handle the Truth About Palestinian Terrorism

Video: State Dept's Psaki Can't Handle the Truth About Palestinian Terrorism

After several minutes of watching State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki attempt to explain the Obama administration’s condemnation of Israeli responses to attacks by Palestinian terrorists, and bizarre insistence that Israel obey a “high standard” (as if it did not), one

White House's 'Totally Indefensible' Attack on Israel

White House spokesman Josh Earnest called Israel’s attack earlier this week on a UN school that was sheltering Palestinian children “totally unacceptable and totally indefensible.” He did not mention that the Israeli military has said that it was being attacked

Student Data Tied To Common Core Off-Limits To Parents

Student Data Tied To Common Core Off-Limits To Parents

States that were awarded grants from President Obama’s Race to the Top (RttT) stimulus bill program agreed to implement the Common Core standards and to comply with the “Four Assurances,” one of which was the requirement of “Building data systems

House Oversight Committee Votes to Hold Lois Lerner in Contempt

The House Oversight Committee voted 21-12 to find Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress. A vote must now be taken up by the full House. Before the vote there was strong disagreement over what it would accomplish. Republicans have maintained

Senate Dems Pulling an All Nighter To Draw Attention To Climate Change

In case you hadn’t heard, Senate Democrats are pulling an all-night “talkathon” tonight to bring attention to climate change issues. I know – please contain your excitement. You can watch it live on CSPAN. Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) is leading a group

Biden Rallies Democrats in Speech at the DNC Winter Meeting

Biden Rallies Democrats in Speech at the DNC Winter Meeting

Vice President Joe Biden rallied Democrats in a speech Thursday at the Democratic National Committee’s annual winter meeting heading into this year’s midterm elections, which included several shots at Republicans…

Barbara Bush Rejects Political Dynasties, Hopes Jeb Doesn't Run

Barbara Bush Rejects Political Dynasties, Hopes Jeb Doesn't Run

Former First Lady Barbara Bush, who is the mother of potential 2016 presidential candidate and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, spoke out against political dynasties in an interview with CSPAN. She said that she hoped her son would not run

Official: Website Security Not Tested Before Launch

Official: Website Security Not Tested Before Launch

CSPAN: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner testifies before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on the status of enrollments in health insurance exchanges since the October 1 rollout.

State Dept: Libya Gov't Blocking U.S. Law Enforcement Arrests

State Dept: Libya Gov't Blocking U.S. Law Enforcement Arrests

CSPAN: The House Foreign Affairs Committee calls State Department Under Secretary Patrick Kennedy to testify about his agency’s handling of the terrorist attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, on Sept. 11, 2012.

Ben Shapiro: GOP Clueless on Cultivating Politicians' Images

Ben Shapiro: GOP Clueless on Cultivating Politicians' Images

CSPAN: In Depth with Ben Shapiro – Author and columnist Ben Shapiro, editor-at-large of Breitbart.com, talks about the media’s role in popular culture, trends in higher education, and the political stand-off on Capitol Hill.

Ben Shapiro: 'Bad Economies Do Not Help Republicans'

Ben Shapiro: 'Bad Economies Do Not Help Republicans'

CSPAN: In Depth with Ben Shapiro – Author and columnist Ben Shapiro, editor-at-large of Breitbart.com, talks about the media’s role in popular culture, trends in higher education, and the political stand-off on Capitol Hill.

Ben Shapiro: Obama Cult of Personality 'Sick,' 'Frightening'

Ben Shapiro: Obama Cult of Personality 'Sick,' 'Frightening'

CSPAN: In Depth with Ben Shapiro – Author and columnist Ben Shapiro, editor-at-large of Breitbart.com, talks about the media’s role in popular culture, trends in higher education, and the political stand-off on Capitol Hill.

Shapiro Joins CSPAN BookTV's 'In Depth' Sunday 12-3 PM ET

Shapiro Joins CSPAN BookTV's 'In Depth' Sunday 12-3 PM ET

Ben Shapiro, Breitbart News editor-at-large and editor-in-chief of the upcoming TruthRevolt.org, a project of the David Horowitz Freedom Center, will be joining In Depth on CSPAN-2 BOOKTV on Sunday, 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. ET to discuss his authorial career.

Al Jazeera America: Act on Climate Change or US Cities Will Drown

On the first day of Al Jazeera America on Tuesday, Inside Story treated climate change as fact, offered no dissenting opinions or guests, and led viewers to think American cities are going to be underwater and ablaze because of climate

CBS' Attkisson Reports She's Been Shut Out by White House

CBS' Attkisson Reports She's Been Shut Out by White House

Sharyl Attkisson of CBS News has been one of the few reporters attempting to dig deep into controversial stories. But after her work on Fast & Furious and Benghazi, she is now reporting that she’s been shut out of the

Andrew Breitbart’s Pigford Tweets

Andrew Breitbart used Twitter to break through the mainstream media firewall on many issues, Pigford among them. Below is a collection of his best and most topical tweets on the Pigford scandal. Note that most of the links are outdated,