The Washington Post is asking readers to recommend songs for a playlist that members can listen to encourage bipartisan discussion. As reported in the Post last week, Rep. Donna Edwards, D-Md., read lyrics from the White Stripes’ song, “Effect and Cause,” during floor debate on Friday.
House Speaker John Boehner might have dodged a political crisis when an agreement was reached over the short-term continuing resolution last week. But Boehner's ability to keep the government running might present an unwanted contrast to former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, who can't claim the same achievement.
National Journal Live on Monday presented a discussion with Senior Correspondent James Kitfield and David Aguilar, deputy commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, followed by a panel discussion with homeland security experts.
National Journal and the Atlantic hosted a discussion about the future of home ownership and the results of a new Allstate/National Journal Heartland Monitor poll. White House economic adviser Jared Bernstein and former Housing and Urban Development Department Secretary Henry Cisneros joined the discussion.
Editorial Director Ronald Brownstein and Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., on Tuesday discuss survey results on how Americans view end-of-life care. Mark McClellan, formerly an administrator for the FDA and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, also joins the discussion.
National Journal LIVE presents a panel discussion on the effect of healthcare-associated infections on the quality and cost of healthcare delivery in the United States featuring Donald Berwick, administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., the chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, sat down with National Journal Group Editorial Director Ronald Brownstein today to talk about health care, energy and Internet policy.