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CLIP: Congress Overrides Veto of 9/11 Bill
A look at Congress' veto override of a bill allowing the families of the victims of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, to sue Saudi Arabia. USA Today's Gregory Korte talked about the first congressional override of a presidential veto during the Obama administration and a clip of President Obama's reaction to the vote was included.
September 29, 2016 : 8 min. 11 sec.

CLIP: Congressional Agenda
Journalists Niels Lesniewski and Kelsey Snell previewed the issues facing the House and the Senate as both chambers return to to work after a seven-week recess. Topics included a spending deal to avoid a government shutdown and funding to combat the Zika virus.
September 5, 2016 : 5 min. 3 sec.

CLIP: 2016 Congressional Races
Adam Wollner talked about key congressional races to watch in the 2016 election, as well as the likelihood that Republicans can preserve their majorities in the House and Senate.
August 22, 2016 : 6 min. 43 sec.

CLIP: Gun Legislation Debate and Vote
A look at the four gun control measures debated and voted on in the Senate. All four proposals failed. Reactions from Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) and the NRA were included.
June 21, 2016 : 3 min. 55 sec.

CLIP: Key Races in the 2016 Congressional Elections
Stuart Rothenberg and Nathan Gonzales talked about key House and Senate races in 2016 and the potential effects of the presidential race on congressional contests.
June 5, 2016 : 11 min. 2 sec.

CLIP: Federal Transportation Infrastructure Funding
Casey Dinges talked about the federal government’s role in funding state infrastructure projects and an American Society of Civil Engineers analysis suggesting $3 trillion in federal funds is needed over the next ten years.
May 16, 2016 : 7 min. 45 sec.

CLIP: President Obama Supreme Court Nomination Announcement
President Obama announced U.S. Court of Appeals of D.C. Chief Judge Merrick Garland as his nominee to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia.
March 16, 2016 : 2 min. 45 sec.

CLIP: Supreme Court Nomination Debate
David Savage talked about the looming battle between Senate Republicans and President Obama over who should nominate a successor for the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Topics included the presidential process of choosing a nominee and the meaning of the constitutional clause “advice and consent” regarding the Senate’s role in the nomination process.
February 18, 2016 : 7 min. 22 sec.

CLIP: Improving Congress and the Political Climate
Former Senators Tom Daschle (D-SD) and Trent Lott (R-MS) talked about the current climate in Congress and offer recommendations for moving America forward. Topics included the role of the media, political debate, and possible areas of cooperation.
January 26, 2016 : 4 min. 43 sec.

History of the State of the Union Address
Senate Historian Donald Ritchie talked about the history of the State of the Union from George Washington to the present. The interview includes historic video clips, photographs, and artwork depicting joint sessions of Congress.
January 9, 2016 : 13 min. 5 sec.
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