| Jan 15, 2015
| 6:35 PM
After winning control of the Senate and boosting their numbers in the House last fall, Republicans devised a moniker for their dual majorities that could pass for a new C-SPAN reality show: "America's New Congress."
Branding is one thing, but...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 3:22 PM
In 1856, amid fierce debates over slavery that would lead to civil war, a senator was beaten unconscious with a cane by a political rival. On Tuesday, 159 years later, Joe Biden appeared in the same historic chamber taking selfies with senators'...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 9:38 PM
Along with acrimonious backroom deals, late-night hours and stale take-out dinners is another tradition of the final days of Congress: the goodbyes.
This year's farewell addresses offered an alternative view of the era of divided government — a...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 7:00 AM
A Kutztown University professor will be featured on C-SPAN3’s “Lectures in History” series at 8 p.m. Saturday.
Professor John Riley will discuss"American Interventions in Humanitarium Crises" in which he talks about American...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 9:00 PM
As the curtain closes on the latest episode of "Ferguson," the media series, it is fair to wonder whether events might not have spiraled out of control to the extent they did had the media settled on another topic.
Ebola, say. Remember that one?
| Dec 10, 2014
| 9:40 AM
Harford County residents were likely surprised by this week's decision of the Harford County Council to bar the public from approaching council members at regular meetings, particularly because the justification was the threat of "lone terrorists." Lone...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"You're the butcher, or you're the cattle."
That appears to be the theme of the fifth season of AMC's "The Walking Dead, the most successful TV series about zombies since C-SPAN covered the Reform Party convention in 2000.
It's a grim yet compelling...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 12:20 PM
Are you ready for "Clinton vs. Bush 2.0"? My earlier prediction that Jeb will face Hillary in 2016 is looking more certain than ever.
Sure, in theory voters might want to see some fresh and new names at the top of their ballots. But history tells us...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 3:16 PM
Are you ready for Clinton vs. Bush 2.0? My earlier prediction that Jeb will face Hillary in 2016 is looking more certain than ever.
Sure, in theory the conventional wisdom says that voters want to see some fresh and new names at the top of their...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 12:30 PM
With the groundbreaking news that HBO and CBS would offer standalone streaming services, FCC chairman Tom Wheeler on Friday was asked repeatedly about whether the agency would weigh in on the fast-growing market for online video.
"It's the right...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 4:48 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Ronald Reagan had the microphone he paid for. Alex Sink had the smartphone she wasn't supposed to use. Lawton Chiles summoned his inner "he-coon" to rattle an upstart Jeb Bush.
Now, Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist...