Washington Today 2017-01-31

Today’s Washington Today looks at disagreement between Senate Republicans and Senate Democrats over cabinet nominations and a forthcoming SCOTUS nomination. Also, President Trump meets with pharmaceutical leaders to discuss drug prices. Interviews include Nancy Cordes of CBS News and Rachel Bade of POLITICO.

Washington Today 2017-01-30

Today’s Washington Today looks at President Trump’s exeuctive orders, including one signed Monday on regulations and another from Friday focusing on immigration. Washington Today also looked at responses to Friday’s executive order from British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson, with interviews from The Hill’s Bob Cusack and Maryland Democratic Sentaor Chris…

Washington Today 2017-01-27

Today’s Washington Today looks at the joint news conference with President Trump and British Prime Minister May, President Trump’s executive action on preventing, as he puts it, “radical Islamic terrorists” from entering the U.S., Vice President Mike Pence addressing the annual March for Life, and the United Nations commemorating International…

C-SPAN Radio Podcast – Leon Panetta on Federal Agencies and Presidential Transitions

This is the C-SPAN Radio podcast taking a look at the people, issues and events shaping Washington, the Nation, and the World. Our guest this week is former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta. We discussed his time as CIA Director during the first term of the Obama Administration and the…

Washington Today 2017-01-26

Today’s Washington Today looks at President Trump’s trip to Philadelphia to speak to the Republican Retreat, plus remarks by British Prime Minister Therea May.

Washington Today 2017-01-25

Today’s Washington Today looks at the at President Trump’s Executive Orders on Immigration, the swearing in of a new Department of Homeland Security Secretary, the House and Senate Republican Retreat, and remarks from the National Governor’s Association meeeting.

Washington Today 2017-01-24

Today’s Washington Today looks at the confirmation hearing of HHS Secretary Nominee Tom Price, White House Budget Director nominee Mick Mulvaney, and Small Business Administration nominee Linda McMahon. Plus, more from White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer.

Washington Today 2017-01-23

Today’s Washington Today looks at President Trump’s first full business day in office, the first offical White House Briefing with Press Secretary Sean Spicer, and the Senate takes up the CIA Director nomination.

Washington Today 2017-01-20

Today’s Washington Today looks at the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States.

C-SPAN Radio Podcast – Michael Beschloss on Presidential Inaugurations

This is the C-SPAN Radio podcast taking a look at the people, issues and events shaping Washington, the Nation, and the World. Our guest this week is historian and author Michael Beschloss. We discuss the history and tradition of presidential inaugurations, as well as notable inaugural addresses from the past.…

Washington Today 2017-01-19

Today’s Washington Today looks at more confirmation hearings for the Treasury Secretary and Energy Secretary, Trump Transition, and the Final Pentagon briefing.

Washington Today 2017-01-18

Today’s Washington Today looks at the Senate HELP Committee hearling on HHS Nominee Tom Price, President Obama’s last news conference, and the Senate Commerce and Senate Foreign Relations confirmation hearings.

C-SPAN Radio Podcast – Ron Klain on Cabinet and Supreme Court Confirmations

This is the C-SPAN Radio podcast taking a look at the people, issues and events shaping Washington, the Nation, and the World. Our guest this week is Ron Klain. He is a longtime democratic party operative. He currently serves as the Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Revolution LLC.…

Washington Today 2017-01-13

Today’s Washington Today looks at the House passage of a resolution that is the first step to repeal Obamacare, House passage of a bill to allow Defense Secretary nominee James Mattis to serve, even though he has not been retired from the military long enough, the Justice Department report on…

Washington Today 2017-01-12

Today’s Washingtn Today looks at the confirmation hearings for Secretary of Defense and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. Plus, more on the next steps needed by the House of Representatives on the Affordable Care Act repeal, and Vice President Joe Biden is awarded the Medal of Freedom.

Washington Today 2017-01-11

Today’s Washingtn Today looks at the President-elect Donald Trump’s first press conference since being elected, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson testifies before his confirmation hearing, and Senator Cory Booker testifies in opposition before the confirmation hearing of Senator Jeff Sessions for Attorney General.

Washington Today 2017-01-09

Today’s Washingtn Today looks at the Senate’s work on the Budget Resolution and Heath Care, with an interview with The Hill’s Mike Lillis. Plus, remarks from HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell, and Secretary of Defense Ash Carter during his Armed Forces Full Honor Review.

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Mike Coupe, the head of the Sainsbury’s supermarket chain, shares the business advice he wishes he had been given when he started out.

C-SPAN Radio Podcast – Newt Gingrich on the incoming Trump Administration

This is the C-SPAN Radio podcast taking a look at the people, issues and events shaping Washington, the Nation, and the World. Our guest this week is former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich. We talked with him about the upcoming inauguration, and his advice to the incoming White House…

Washington Today 2017-01-06

Today’s Washingtn Today looks at the Joint Session of Congress to count Electoral College ballots for President and Vice President, Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN)and Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)on allegations of Russian hacking to influence the U.S. presidential election, an interview with Politico’s Seung Min Kim on Donald Trump cabinet nominee…

Washington Today 2017-01-05

Today’s Washington Today looks at Senior Intelligence Officals testifying today before the Senate Armed Services Committee on cybersecurity threats, plus Senate Democrats call for an ethics investigation into HHS nominee Tom Price.

Washington Today 2017-01-04

Today’s Washington Today looks at President Obama’s trip to Capitol Hill to meet with Congressional Democrats on healthcare and Vice President Elect Mike Pence’s trip to Capitol Hill to talk to Congressional Repbulicans on the same issue. Also, an interview with Representative Mike Kelly on Republican plans to repeal and…

Washington Today 2017-01-03

Today’s Washington Today looks at the beginning of the 115th Congress, with swearing of members by Speaker Paul Ryan and Vice President Joe Biden. Plus, an interview with POLITICO’s Daniel Lippman on today’s developments.

Washington Today 2017-01-02

Today’s Washington Today looks at House Democratic leaders on Republicans’ plans to repeal Obamacare, reporters David Maraniss and April Ryan on President Obama’s legacy, President-elect Donald Trump spokesman Sean Spicer on allegations of Russian hacking during the election, and a 2017 policy wish-list from radio talk show hosts in Virgina…