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May 10 Newsmaker with Cardinal McCarrick and Prof. al-Hibri on religious minorities in Islamic nations

April 21, 2016 | By Jamie Horwitz |

Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, former Archbishop of Washington, and Azizah al-Hibri, Emeritus Professor of Law at the University of Richmond, will address a National Press Club Newsmaker on Tuesday, May 10, focusing on religious minorities in predominantly Islamic nations.

The discussion will be held at 10 a.m. in the club’s Bloomberg Room. Like all Newsmakers, this event is open to credentialed media and NPC members, free of charge. No advance registration is required.

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Contested Convention: Next in the Campaign Boot Camp series, May 5

April 20, 2016 | By Herb Jackson |

Get schooled in the details of what to expect in a contested Republican convention on Thursday, May 5, when the National Press Club Journalism Institute and the National Press Club's Professional Development Committee present the next program in its Campaign Boot Camp series.

The program will run from 9:30 – 11 a.m. in the NPC's Lisagor Room. RSVP using the form linked here. A $10 fee is required, or $5 for Press Club members.

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NPC to host watch party for White House Correspondents Dinner on April 30

April 20, 2016 | By Susan Delbert |

Enjoy the pageantry of the White House Correspondents Dinner while eating and drinking in the comfort of the Winners Room Lounge at the National Press Club.

On Saturday, April 30, from 6:30 p.m. until around 11:00 p.m., the Club will host a watch party for the White House Correspondents Dinner. Admission for members is $10; non-members, $20. Please click here for tickets.

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Labor Secretary Perez to address efforts to protect workers: NPC Luncheon on May 16

April 18, 2016 | By Jerry Zremski |

Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez -- who is increasingly mentioned as a possible running mate for Hillary Clinton if she becomes the Democratic presidential nominee -- plans to speak at a National Press Club Luncheon on Monday, May 16 at 12:30 p.m.

Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m., with remarks beginning at 1 p.m., followed by a Q&A session ending at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $24 for Press Club members and one guest, and $38 for non-members. Tickets may be purchased online by going to the following link.

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Last chance for tickets for Luncheon featuring Commerce Secretary Monday, April 18

April 15, 2016

Tickets are still available for the National Press Club Luncheon featuring Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on Monday, April 18 at 12:30 p.m.

Lunch is at 12:30 p.m., with remarks beginning at 1 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session ending at 2 p.m. Tickets are $24 for National Press Club members and one guest, and $38 for non-members. Tickets may be purchased online. For questions, please email or call (202)662-7501.

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PBS’ Judy Woodruff readies appearance on 'The Kalb Report' April 20 at 8 p.m.

April 15, 2016 | By Gil Klein |

At the pinnacle of a 40-year career in national broadcast news as co-anchor and managing editor of the PBS NewsHour, Judy Woodruff is planning to talk with host Marvin Kalb on "The Kalb Report" on April 20 at 8 p.m. in the National Press Club Ballroom.

The program begins at 8 p.m. sharp. Please be seated by 7:45 p.m.. Admission is free, but seats are limited. Please reserve by calling the Press Club’s front desk at 202-662-7500.

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Institute schedules event: 'Not Just a Local Story: Covering Education in D.C.'

April 11, 2016 | By Herb Jackson |

The National Press Club's Professional Development Committee and National Journalism Institute are planning a seminar on covering education in D.C. on Friday, April 29 at 9 a.m.

Attendance is open to the public but tickets are required. Tickets are $5 for Press Club members and $10 for all others. Click here for tickets.

  • How does action in Washington impact schools and colleges around the country?

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NPC plans special White House Correspondent’s Dinner Watch Party, April 30, 6:30 p.m.

April 11, 2016 | By By Marc Wojno |

Didn't snag a ticket to the fancy White House Correspondents' Dinner? No worries because the National Press Club is hosting its own special “Nerdprom” watch party on Saturday evening, April 30, from 6:30 p.m. until the dinner ends at around 11 p.m. You can still don that tux or little black dress and mix-and-mingle with fellow Club members and friends at the National Press Club’s White House Correspondent’s Watch Party, which will take place in the NPC's Ballroom.

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Toastmasters International hosts meeting at Press Club Tonight, April 11, 7 p.m.

April 11, 2016 | By Leslie Kingsley |

Do you want to become a better speaker, feel more at-ease when speaking in front of a group, or develop your leadership skills? If so, check out the National Press Club’s Toastmasters International group on Monday, April 11 at 7 p.m. in the NPC's Games Room.

Toastmasters International is a 100+ year old non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. The Press Club offers a particularly comfortable and friendly environment for doing this while having fun and meeting great people. Come be our guest.

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Come learn about women impacting government from at Book Rap, April 13, 6:30 p.m.

April 11, 2016 | By Emily Wilkins |

Washington Correspondent for TIME Magazine Jay Newton-Small plans to speak about her new book Broad Influence: How Women Are Changing the Way America Works at a National Press Club Book Rap on Wednesday, April 13 at 6:30 p.m.

The event is sponsored by the Young Members Committee and the Book & Authors Committee and includes an author discussion, question-and-answer session from the audience, and book signing. The event is free for members and $10 for the public. Click here for tickets.

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