National Press Club

Sen. Sherrod Brown to unveil stock buyback legislation at Headliners Newsmaker, July 31

July 22, 2019 | By Jamie Horwitz | jhdcpr@starpower.net

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, will speak at a National Press Club Headliners Newsmaker news conference at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 31, in the Holeman Lounge.

Brown will unveil new legislation to curb stock buybacks and create a ‘worker dividend’ to ensure workers get a share of the profits that they help create.

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Sample booze, boost press freedom, tomorrow, 6 p.m.

July 21, 2019 | By Ferdous Al-Faruque | alfaruque@gmail.com.

More than 100 craft distillers from around the country will share their bourbons, vodkas, gins and more tomorrow, Tuesday, July 23, to benefit the National Press Club’s Journalism Institute.

The event, to be held in the First Amendment and Holeman Lounges, will begin at 6 p.m, and will be open to members of the Club, working journalists and the general public. Please register online.

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Politico's Tim Alberta to discuss the fissures in the GOP that led to the election of President Trump at book talk, today

July 21, 2019 | By Donna Leinwand Leger | dcleinwand@gmail.com

Politico chief political correspondent Tim Alberta will discuss his new book, "AMERICAN CARNAGE: On the Front Lines of the Republican Civil War and the Rise of President Trump," at a National Press Club Headliners Book Event at 6:30 p.m. this Wednesday, July 24.

HarperCollins, the publisher, describes the book as "a rollicking insider’s look at the making of the modern Republican Party." It examines a how a decade of cultural changes, populism, and ideological warfare made the party vulnerable to a takeover by Donald Trump and his supporters.

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NPC in History: Nixon's the one

July 19, 2019 | By Gil Klein | gilbert.klein@me.com

Richard Nixon unwittingly transformed the National Press Club.

He had been a regular around the Club, especially when he was vice president, showing up for summer frolics and father-daughter dinners, Club inaugurals and playing the piano at entertainments. In the annual baseball game in the 1950s between the press and the government, Nixon was photographed at bat.

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Club's Podcast focuses on allowing news organizations to negotiate collectively with Facebook and Google

July 19, 2019 | By Adam Konowe | adam.konowe@tmp.com

In the latest edition of Update-1, Rep. David Cicilline, D-Rhode Island, sits down with National Press Club member Bill Loveless to discuss legislation he introduced to allow local news outlets to negotiate collectively with large online platforms like Facebook and Google.

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Reporters to discuss covering gun violence at Tuesday program

July 17, 2019 | By Lindsay Underwood | lunderwood@press.org

A National Press Club program on Tuesday, July 23, will focus on covering gun violence with two reporters who cover the subject.

The event will take place in the ballroom at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Admission is free, but registration is required.

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Panel to discuss the future of Washington regional reporting on Aug. 1

July 17, 2019 | By Andie Coller | acoller@press.org

In conjunction with its 30th anniversary, the Regional Reporters Association will team up with the National Press Club Journalism Institute to look at the future of Washington regional reporting, the journalists who cover the nation's capital from a local perspective for readers far outside the Beltway.

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"Spirits of America" tasting next Tuesday will benefit press freedom projects

July 17, 2019 | By Ferdous Al-Faruque | alfaruque@gmail.com

Craft distillers from around the country will come together at the National Press Club for an event to benefit the Club's Journalism Institute. More than 100 distillers will offer distilled spirits tastings from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 23. The event is open to members of the Club, working journalists and the general public.

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Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., will address Trump investigation at Headliners luncheon Aug. 7

July 15, 2019 | By Robert Weiner | weinerpublic@comcast.net

Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, will speak at a National Press Club Headliners luncheon on Wednesday, Aug. 7.

Cummings will address the Oversight Committee’s investigations into President Donald Trump and his administration.

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Just announced: 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar to deliver major speech at Headliners Newsmaker, Tuesday

July 15, 2019 | By Lindsay Underwood | lunderwood@press.org

Democratic presidential candidate and Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar will deliver a major speech at the National Press Club on Tuesday, July 16, to outline more than 100 steps she would take in her first 100 days if elected president.

The Headliners Newsmaker will be held at 10:30 am. in the Holeman Lounge. The event is open to credentialed media and Club members, but registration is required. Click here to register.

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