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NPC President Ballou touts Club camaraderie, press protections in inaugural speech

The 110th National Press Club President has pledged to bring his hometown “Pittsburgh values” and their “winning tradition” to Washington, focusing on strengthening the Club for the future, enhancing the membership experience, and going the extra

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A snippet of NPC history: End of Cold War marked by historic speeches at the Club

"The Cold War: A series of remarkable speeches between 1988 and 1991 marked the end of the Cold War. Soviet Marshal Sergei Akhromeyev announced that Hungary and Poland were free to leave the Soviet Bloc.

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Ranking Democrat Neal urges Republicans to reform Obamacare, tax code

The ranking Democrat on the House Ways and Means Committee, at a National Press Club Newsmaker, urged Republicans to abandon their years-long quest to "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act -- also known as Obamacare -- and instead work wit

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Year End Message from Thomas Burr

Happy New Year to all of our members! As my time as president winds down, I wanted to thank all of you for helping the National Press Club continue to live up to its reputation as the world's leading professional organization for journalists.

There was no shortage of news this year, and the Club maintained its much-needed voice to defend press freedom in the United States, especially during a challenging election, and around the world.

A few highlights of our success this year include:

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