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CLIP: Campaign 2016 and the Supreme Court
Kimberly Atkins talked about the possibility of the next president appointing Supreme Court justices. She also discussed previous and current cases before the Court and how these cases could become issues in the 2016 election.
October 12, 2015 : 7 min. 51 sec.

CLIP: Supreme Court Term Preview
Adam Liptak previewed some of the major cases the Supreme Court was expected to consider in the 2015-16 term.
October 5, 2015 : 5 min. 27 sec.

CLIP: Possible Government Shutdown
Paul Singer talked about the debate in Congress over keeping the government funded amid a conservative-led effort to defund Planned Parenthood, as well as House Speaker John Boehner's (R-OH) decision to resign.
September 28, 2015 : 4 min. 2 sec.

Trailer: C-SPAN’s Landmark Cases Series
C-SPAN's Landmark Cases series will explore the human stories and constitutional dramas behind some of the most significant and frequently cited decisions in the Supreme Court’s history. This 12-part series delves into cases that represent some of the tipping points in our nation’s story and in our evolving understanding of rights in America. Produced in cooperation with the National Constitution Center, each 90 minute program will air on Monday nights at 9pm ET, beginning October 5, 2015.
September 15, 2015 : 2 min. 52 sec.

CLIP: Sec. Kerry on Iran Nuclear Agreement
Secretary of State John Kerry talked about the Iran nuclear agreement in a speech to the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.
September 2, 2015 : 7 min. 40 sec.

Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) Presidential Campaign Announcement
Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) announced his intention to seek the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. He made the announcement at his alma mater, Livingston High School.
June 30, 2015 : 4 min. 40 sec.

Campaign Finance and the 2016 Election
Meredith McGehee talked about campaign finance in the 2016 presidential elections, including a constitutional amendment to fix the system.
May 3, 2015 : 2 min. 23 sec.

CLIP: Attorney General Confirmation Vote
The confirmation vote on Loretta Lynch's nomination to be attorney general was discussed. Positions for and against her nomination, as well as comments from President Obama were included.
April 23, 2015 : 4 min. 10 sec.

CLIP: Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Negotiations
Linda Dempsey talked about legislation that would give President Obama special authority to “fast track” negotiations in the pending Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.
April 21, 2015 : 6 min. 56 sec.

CLIP: Iran Nuclear Negotiations
Lara Jakes talked about the latest developments in the P5+1 Iran nuclear negotiations in Lausanne, Switzerland.
March 30, 2015 : 5 min.
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