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Jul 11, 2014, 15:05 ET
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Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan to Speak at National Press Club, July 31

Goodluck Jonathan, the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, will speak at a National Press Club luncheon on July 31. Jonathan, who became...

Jul 11, 2014, 11:52 ET
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Nation's Produce Basket at Risk: Scientists to Forecast Impacts of California Drought through 2016 at National Press Club Newsmaker News Conference

University of California scientists will update and expand their forecast of the California drought's economic impacts on agriculture at a National...

Jul 09, 2014, 14:46 ET
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NPC Newsmaker Program: Wife of Celebrated Venezuelan Opposition Leader Leopoldo Lopez Speaks at National Press Club on Eve of His Trial

 Lilian Tintori, wife of imprisoned Venezuelan political activist Leopoldo López, former mayor of the Chacao district of Caracas and the...

Jul 09, 2014, 10:47 ET
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NPC Newsmakers: Veteran Sports Event Manager Bill Knight to Handicap World Cup Finals, Detail Largest International Multi-Sport Competition to Hit Washington, DC

With popular support for USA Soccer at an all-time high and the World Cup semi-final and final matches set for this weekend, World Cup Soccer fever...

Jun 27, 2014, 15:54 ET
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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...

Jun 25, 2014, 22:34 ET
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National Press Club Backs Senate Bill to Expand FOIA

The National Press Club is joining other media groups in endorsing legislation that would strengthen the U.S. Freedom of Information Act, which...

Jun 23, 2014, 17:34 ET
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Press Club Criticizes Harsh Sentences of Al Jazeera English Journalists

The National Press Club on Tuesday strongly protested the sentencing of three Al Jazeera reporters by an Egyptian court and renewed its urging for...

Jun 19, 2014, 12:13 ET
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National Press Club Newsmaker: Why Net Neutrality Must Be Maintained

Net Neutrality is the concept that all lawful Internet content be treated equally. That means that Internet service providers or the government...

Jun 17, 2014, 13:18 ET
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Press Club Lauds Release of Jailed Journalist in Egypt, Urges Court to Free Others

The National Press Club expressed relief that an al Jazeera reporter has been released from jail in Egypt, but the club called on authorities there...

Jun 13, 2014, 16:36 ET
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National Press Club to Host Newsmaker Media Briefing on "Commercial Use of Drones and the FAA: Drawing a Line in the Sand"

 Brendan Schulman, attorney and leading expert in use of commercial drones who just won the first case ever brought by the FAA on this issue;...

Jun 12, 2014, 13:16 ET
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National Press Club Announces Winners of Annual Press Freedom Award

 An Illinois reporter fighting prosecutorial pressure to disclose the identity of a confidential source and a Bahraini photographer sentenced...

Jun 12, 2014, 11:58 ET
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Future Budget Priorities: Sen. Rob Portman and Rep. Chris Van Hollen To Discuss the Federal Budget's Future at NPC Newsmakers News Conference

In a bipartisan, bicameral discussion at a National Press Club Newsmakers news conference, Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH), member of the Senate Finance...

Jun 11, 2014, 13:14 ET
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National Press Club to Russian Authorities: Find Those Who Ordered Journalist's Murder

 Following the sentencing this week of five men convicted of murdering a Russian investigative reporter in 2006, the National Press Club urged...

Jun 09, 2014, 19:00 ET
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Dingell to Give Address at June 27 National Press Club Luncheon

Representative John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress in U.S. history, will give a speech titled "When Congress Worked" at a National...

Jun 09, 2014, 18:45 ET
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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...

Jun 09, 2014, 14:12 ET
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NPC Newsmaker: Secular Coalition of America Lobby Days: Openly Secular Americans on the Hill

As more Americans are calling themselves non-religious (30% of Americans younger than 30 are without religious adherence) and a growing body of...

Jun 09, 2014, 13:31 ET
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NPC Newsmaker Program: The Diverse Power of 21st Century Philanthropy

Foundations that bear the names of the Fords, Carnegies, Rockefellers, and many other American visionaries have long been well known for their...

Jun 04, 2014, 09:48 ET
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National Press Club: Pressure on Reporter Shows Need for Shield Law

 In the wake of a court decision that could spell trouble for a New York Times reporter who is trying to protect the identity of a confidential...

May 28, 2014, 16:22 ET
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NPC Newsmakers: The Cuban Five and the Future of US-Cuban Relations

Who are the Cuban Five and how does their case relate to the future of U.S.-Cuban Relations? Those questions will be discussed at a National Press...

May 28, 2014, 11:44 ET
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Israeli Deputy Defense Minister Danny Danon to Discuss Israeli-Palestinian Talks, US-Israeli Relations, Iran's Nuclear Program at National Press Club

Israel's Deputy Defense Minister Danny Danon will discuss the future of Israeli-Palestinian relations and the "paused" peace talks between the two...

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