Rep. Tony Gonzales discusses gun control and how Uvalde is coping with its tragic loss.
America continues to mourn the staggering loss of innocent lives in Uvalde, Texas. Join Washington Post Live on Monday, June 13 at 1:30 p.m. ET to hear from the man who represents that city in Congress, Rep. Tony Gonzales (R-Tex.), about how the residents are coping, the reaction to the police response and what gun legislation may come out of this national tragedy.
117th Congress: Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.)
The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection at the Capitol is going prime time with public hearings in June. Join Washington Post Live on Monday, June 6 at 11:00 a.m. ET to hear from a key committee member, Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.), about what questions the committee still has and what they know and don’t know about what Donald Trump was doing that day.
117th Congress: Rep. Ashley Hinson (R-Iowa)
Republicans are hoping to win control of the House in the 2022 midterms, but they’ll need to win most of the competitive races in November. On Monday, May 9 at 10:00 a.m. ET, join Washington Post Live for a conversation with freshman Rep. Ashley Hinson (R-Iowa) about the challenges in her 2022 run, the GOP’s prospects in the fall and why she believes President Biden’s economic program has led to the highest inflation in decades.
117th Congress: Rep. John Katko (R-N.Y.)
On Tuesday, March 1 at 10:00 a.m. ET, ranking member of the House Homeland Security Committee Rep. John Katko (R-N.Y.) joins Washington Post Live to discuss the latest cybersecurity concerns regarding Russia and looks ahead to the State of the Union address.
117th Congress: House Majority Whip Rep. James E. Clyburn (D-S.C.)
He’s one of the most influential Democrats on Capitol Hill and a key supporter of President Biden’s agenda. Join Washington Post Live on Thursday, Jan. 27 at 11:00 a.m. ET, when Rep. James E. Clyburn (D-S.C.) talks with Washington Post congressional reporter Marianna Sotomayor about voting rights legislation, the “Build Back Better” plan and why the president’s priorities have been stalled in Congress.
117th Congress: Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.)
Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.), vice-chair of the Problem Solvers Caucus, was one of 13 House Republicans to vote for the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill. On Thursday, Dec. 2 at 10:00 a.m. ET, Upton joins Washington Post Live to discuss the historic investments in the new law, the latest on the Jan. 6 probe and the nation's fight against COVID-19.
117th Congress: Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.)
Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) will share mounting concerns in Congress over the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan with Washington Post Congressional correspondent and Power Up anchor Jacqueline Alemany on Wednesday, Aug. 18 at 4:00pm ET. The chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure committee will also discuss the latest on the bipartisan infrastructure deal and the Biden administration’s approach to those negotiations.
117th Congress: Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Tex.)
After two decades of U.S. military involvement and the swift collapse of the central government, the Taliban has retaken control of Afghanistan. The Biden administration continues to defend its decision to withdraw from the country though the pace of the Taliban’s advances has stunned many American and foreign officials. On Tuesday, Aug. 17 at 5:00pm ET, Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Tex.), the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s ranking Republican, joins congressional reporter Marianna Sotomayor to discuss the United States’ strategy in Afghanistan, the future of the country and what the Taliban’s victory means for the fight against terrorism.
117th Congress: Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.)
He’s a key Democrat on Capitol Hill, and he may be close to pushing the Senate towards passage of an expansion of the Child Tax Credit. Join Washington Post Live on Thursday, July 15 at 2:30pm ET, as we continue our series “117th Congress,” hosting Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) in conversation with Jacqueline Alemany, Washington Post congressional correspondent and author of the “Power Up” newsletter. Bennet will explain why he views this as a high legislative priority that may cut childhood poverty almost in half.
117th Congress: Rep. John Curtis (R-Utah)
Rep. John Curtis (R-Utah) is the chair of the newly launched Conservative Climate Caucus that has over 60 House Republican members. On Thursday, July 15 at 10:00am ET, Curtis joins Washington Post Live to discuss the goals of the new group, the historic drought in his home state and the negotiations in Congress over infrastructure.
117th Congress: Rep. Ken Buck (R-Colo.)
House Democrats and Republicans recently introduced sweeping legislation to rein in the power of technology giants. If passed into law, the bills would lead to a dramatic overhaul of decades-old competition laws. On Friday, June 25 at 11:00am ET, Rep. Ken Buck (R-Colo.), the top Republican on the House Judiciary antitrust subcommittee, joins Washington Post Live to discuss the proposed bills and other items on the legislative agenda.
117th Congress: Sen. Mike Rounds (R-S.D.)
Sen. Mike Rounds (R-S.D.), the top Republican on the Armed Services Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, wants to put a stop to the ransomware attacks against the U.S., which appear to operate out of Russia. The recent attack on JBS, the country’s largest meat supplier, highlights the call Rounds has put out to address anticompetitive practices in the cattle industry. Washington Post Jacqueline Alemany, congressional correspondent and author of the “Power Up” newsletter, talks with the former governor of South Dakota about his fight for cattlemen and consumers, as well as his bill to repeal outdated or discriminatory laws targeting Native Americans. Join Washington Post Live on Wednesday, June 23 at 9:15am ET.
117th Congress: Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.)
A wave of costly and disruptive ransomware attacks against critical industries has again underlined the vulnerabilities in our cybersecurity. The U.S. government has increasingly framed the attacks as a national and global security issue. Washington Post columnist Karen Tumulty spoke with Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Mark Warner (D-Va.) about how to respond, the latest in the bipartisan negotiations over infrastructure and President Biden’s first overseas trip.
117th Congress: Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.) & Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.)
The Problem Solvers Caucus is a bipartisan group of House lawmakers, evenly split between Democrats and Republicans, chaired by Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.) and Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.). It has been involved in recent negotiations on issues from infrastructure to police reform. On Friday, June 4 at 10:30am ET, the co-chairs join Jacqueline Alemany, congressional reporter and author of the “Power Up” newsletter, to discuss the role of the group, its legislative priorities and backing for a 9/11-style commission to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol attack.
117th Congress: Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.)
Former presidential candidate and chair of the Senate antitrust subcommittee Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) has written “ANTITRUST: Taking on Monopoly Power from the Gilded Age to the Digital Age” pushing for the breakup of big platforms. Join Washington Post opinions columnist Karen Tumulty for a conversation with Klobuchar on Big Tech, the Democrats’ plan for election overhaul and the battle for the Biden agenda on Monday, May 24 at 3:00pm ET.
117th Congress: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.)
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) ran for president as a champion for working families and the middle class and pushes corporations and politicians alike on progressive issues. Warren joins Washington Post Live to discuss her memoir, “Persist,” as well as her top legislative priorities following President Biden’s joint session speech. Join "Power Up” author Jacqueline Alemany on Thursday, May 6 at 9:30am ET.
117th Congress: House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (D-Md.)
He is serving his 20th term in the House of Representatives, and has been the second-ranking House Democrat for almost two decades. Rep. Steny H. Hoyer (D-Md.) is playing a critical role in helping President Biden’s progressive agenda make its way through Congress. The Majority Leader joined Washington Post Live to discuss immigration reform, the infrastructure bill and his legislative goals for 2021.
117th Congress: Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.)
Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) joined Washington Post technology policy reporter Cat Zakrzewski to discuss his new book, "The Tyranny of Big Tech,” his plan to break up tech companies and the Republican Party in the post-Trump era.
117th Congress: Sen. Todd C. Young (R-Ind.)
As the global race for technology increasingly raises concerns around national security, Indiana Republican Sen. Todd C. Young has teamed up with Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) to introduce the Endless Frontier Act, a bipartisan effort to preserve America’s global leadership by making bold investments in the research, development and manufacturing of critical technology. Young sits down with “Power Up” author Jacqueline Alemany to discuss the legislation as well as his take on the future of the Republican Party. Join Washington Post Live on Tuesday, April 27 at 9:15am ET.
117th Congress: Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Tex.)
Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Tex.) is serving his ninth term in Congress and is the top Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee. Jacqueline Alemany, author of the “Power Up” newsletter, interviews McCaul on Wednesday, April 21 at 11:30am ET, about his views on the timetable for U.S. troops to leave Afghanistan, the relationship with China and the Biden administration’s domestic agenda.