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Feb 24, 2017, 16:31 ET NPC Protests White House Blackballing of News Organizations

Leaders of the National Press Club and the National Press Club Journalism Institute expressed shock Friday about the White House press secretary's...


Feb 17, 2017, 11:00 ET Democratic Congressional Leaders Pelosi and Schumer to Speak at Press Club Newsmaker Feb. 27 - One Day Prior to President Trump's Speech to Joint Session of Congress

A day before President Donald Trump addresses a joint session of Congress, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck...


Feb 15, 2017, 10:30 ET Press Club Newsmaker Features National Commander of the American Legion Charles E. Schmidt on Veterans' Issues Facing the Trump Administration and Congress, Feb. 22

Charles E. Schmidt, the National Commander of The American Legion, the nation's largest Veterans organization, will discuss ways that the Trump...


Feb 07, 2017, 17:41 ET Journalism Veteran Kathy Kiely is National Press Club Journalism Institute 2017 Press Freedom Fellow

The National Press Club Journalism Institute, the non-profit affiliate of the National Press Club, is pleased to announce the appointment of...


Jan 25, 2017, 20:52 ET National Press Club Statement on Passing of Mary Tyler Moore

The following statement on the passing of Mary Tyler Moore was issued today by National Press Club President Jeff Ballou: "We were sad to hear of...


Jan 22, 2017, 12:48 ET NPC Statement On POTUS And Spicer Comments Towards Journalists

The following statement is attributed to Jeff Ballou, president of the National Press Club. "The National Press Club welcomes a healthy discussion...


Jan 18, 2017, 11:38 ET National Press Club Calls On Turkey To Allow NYT Reporter In Country

The National Press Club released the following statement from President Jeff Ballou regarding the case of Rod Nordland, a correspondent for the New...


Jan 11, 2017, 23:19 ET Inaugural Gala of Jeff Ballou at National Press Club, January 14, 2017 -- sold out event!

WHAT: The sold out "Club of Champions" gala will mark the Inauguration of the first African American male to become the 110th President of the...


Jan 11, 2017, 16:54 ET National Press Club raises concerns about Trump's use of 'fake news'

The National Press Club raised concerns Wednesday about President-elect Donald Trump's continual use of the phrase "fake news" to criticize news...


Jan 09, 2017, 11:50 ET Richard Neal (D-MA), New Ranking Member of House Ways and Means Committee to Discuss Democratic Response to Propose Changes in Taxes, Health Care and Trade at a National Press Club Newsmaker Jan. 12, 10 a.m.

Richard Neal who represents Massachusetts 1st Congressional District, the new ranking member of the Ways and Means Committee, will discuss...


Jan 05, 2017, 12:05 ET Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz to make final public address at National Press Club, Jan. 11

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz will speak at a National Press Club newsmaker and take questions on Wednesday, Jan. 11 at 11:00 a.m. In his final...


Jan 03, 2017, 12:31 ET Updated: HHS's Burwell to Defend Obamacare at Jan. 9 NPC Luncheon

Health & Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell will discuss consequences of potential Affordable Care Act repeal at a National Press Club...


Dec 29, 2016, 15:20 ET Jan. 6 National Press Club Newsmaker Explores How Acts of Civil Disobedience Will be Used to Challenge the Trump Administration

Civil disobedience has been an important part of the fabric of this country and key to social change from the earliest days of the country's...


Dec 15, 2016, 10:43 ET Schedule of Upcoming Luncheons at the National Press Club

Following is a schedule of upcoming luncheons at the National Press Club. Luncheon tickets are open to the public except where noted as "members...


Dec 15, 2016, 09:57 ET HHS's Burwell to Defend Obamacare at Jan. 9 NPC Luncheon

Health & Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell will discuss consequences of potential Affordable Care Act repeal at a National Press Club...


Dec 14, 2016, 08:07 ET National Press Club Alarmed at Judge's Unconstitutional "Prior Restraint"

The National Press Club on Wednesday expressed dismay over a New Jersey judge's unconstitutional decision to block a newspaper from publishing...


Dec 12, 2016, 14:50 ET National Press Club Newsmaker Program - Sanctuary Cities: Yes Or No?

Enforcement of federal immigration law appears to be a priority for President-elect Donald Trump. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)...


Dec 09, 2016, 21:21 ET Al Jazeera's Jeff Ballou elected 110th National Press Club President

Journalist members of the National Press Club elected Jeff Ballou as their 110th president on Friday, Dec. 9. Ballou, a news editor at Al Jazeera...


Nov 28, 2016, 12:46 ET The Clock is Ticking on Tax Credits for Renewable Energy

Tax credits for renewable technologies such as geothermal heat pumps, small wind projects and combined heat/power generation are scheduled to...


Nov 16, 2016, 12:01 ET National Press Organizations Direct Letter to President-elect Trump

The following is being released today by the National Press Club: Dear President-elect Trump, We, a group of diverse journalism associations...


Nov 15, 2016, 13:04 ET What Does It Take to Go for the Gold? Nov. 21 Press Club Newsmaker Features Olympic Track Gold Medal Winner with Olympian Father, Matthew and Matt Centrowitz

What does it take to win the gold medal? Matthew Centrowitz, who at the Rio Olympic Games this summer became the first U.S. Olympic Gold 1500 meter...


Nov 14, 2016, 15:19 ET Press Club Statement On the Loss of Journalist Gwen Ifill

Following is the statement of Thomas Burr, President of the National Press Club on the passing of Gwen Ifill: "Today is a sad day for journalism...


Nov 11, 2016, 16:26 ET National Press Club to Host Panel: 'Merriman Smith and UPI's Glory Days" Nov. 17

Event: Panel to discuss "Merriman Smith and UPI's Glory Days" When: Thursday, Nov. 17 at 6:30 p.m. Where: National Press Club, 529 14th Street...


Nov 11, 2016, 10:02 ET Nov. 14 Press Club Newsmaker Panels Look at Education Issues in a Trump White House and a Republican-Controlled Congress

The election of Republican Donald Trump, coupled with the GOP's success in retaining control of Congress, is likely to reshape federal...


Nov 09, 2016, 13:08 ET VFW National Commander Duffy to Discuss Veterans Issues Before President-Elect Trump and Congress at Press Club Newsmaker Nov. 10

Brian Duffy, Commander-in-Chief of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), will discuss the needs of the nation's 20 million...