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09:55 ET Sen. Joe Manchin, Sen. Shelley Moore Capito and Rep. David B. McKinley to Discuss Congressional Efforts to Save Pensions and Retiree Healthcare for Thousands of Retired Coal Miners at Sept. 7 National Press Club Newsmaker

Congress returns to Washington after Labor Day and among other issues, it will turn its attention to bills in both chambers designed to stabilize...


Aug 25, 2016, 16:24 ET Press Club Newsmaker Panels Looks at Education Issues in White House Race and Other Fall Campaigns, Tues., Aug. 30, 2 p.m.

What are the Democratic and Republican presidential nominees saying about education and how do their positions differ? What are the potential...


Aug 25, 2016, 12:25 ET National Republican Congressional Committee Campaign Chair Rep. Greg Walden to Address Sept. 8 National Press Club Newsmaker, Discuss Ability to Keep House Majority, Strategy in Clinton-Trump Context, Issues

 Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), Chair of the National Republican Congressional Campaign Committee, will speak at a National Press Club Newsmaker news...


Aug 24, 2016, 10:20 ET National Press Club renews push for engaging members

 As part of an effort to revamp its outreach to journalists and communication professionals, The National Press Club, the world's leading...


Aug 23, 2016, 13:54 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...


Aug 17, 2016, 10:25 ET Candidates for Teamster Union Top Offices to Face-Off in One Time Only Debate at the National Press Club Aug 25

 A week prior to the Labor Day weekend, candidates for the top offices of the Teamsters Union will debate each other at a special National...


Aug 15, 2016, 14:24 ET National Press Club to Host "NEWSMAKER" for United Methodist Church leader who survived terrorist attack at the Istanbul Airport to discuss the deeper meaning of his first-hand experience Aug 19

 Thomas Kemper, the general secretary of the General Board of Global Ministries, who was in Istanbul's Ataturk Airport when terrorists...


Jul 26, 2016, 15:30 ET National Press Club Alarmed By Turkey's Purge of Journalists

The National Press Club on Tuesday voiced alarm that the Turkish government was moving to arrest dozens of journalists following the recent...


Jul 20, 2016, 16:03 ET National Press Club Wants Justice After Killing of Journalist in Ukraine

 The National Press Club urged Ukrainian authorities to swiftly solve Wednesday's murder of a prominent journalist in that country. Pavel...


Jul 07, 2016, 15:08 ET Democratic Congressional Campaign Chair Rep. Ben Ray Luján to Address July 12 National Press Club Newsmaker, Will Highlight the Shifting House Battlefield and Efforts to Tie GOP to Donald Trump

Rep. Ben Ray Luján (D-NM), the Chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, will speak at a National Press Club Newsmaker news...


Jun 23, 2016, 11:23 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...


Jun 20, 2016, 18:31 ET Jailing of Press Group's Rep in Turkey Alarms NPC

 National Press Club leaders expressed concern Monday about the reported arrest of a press freedom group's representative in Turkey....


Jun 20, 2016, 13:15 ET National Press Club Decries Death Penalty for Egyptian Journalists

The National Press Club expressed deep concern Monday over the Egyptian government's decision to uphold death penalties for three journalists. On...


Jun 20, 2016, 10:00 ET CMA Foundation Representatives and Country Music Artists Kristian Bush and Charlie Worsham to Perform at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. June 22

Country music artists Kristian Bush and Charlie Worsham will perform live at the National Press Club in Washington on Wednesday, June 22 as part of...


Jun 16, 2016, 13:05 ET How Can We Reduce the High Rate of Suicides Among Returning Veterans and Help the Survivors They Leave Behind? June 23 National Press Club Newsmaker Features Kim Ruocco of TAPS (Tragedy Assistance Program)

Suicide in the United States has surged to its highest levels in 30 years, more lives have been lost to suicide in the past 15 years than the wars...


Jun 15, 2016, 16:10 ET Updated Report of Forced Organ Harvesting in China to be Released at National Press Club Newsmaker June 22; Researchers Say Falun Gong Practitioners Continue to be Killed for their Organs En Masse

Former Canadian Secretary of State for Asia-Pacific David Kilgour, investigative journalist Ethan Gutmann and Canadian human rights attorney David...


Jun 15, 2016, 12:09 ET Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez to Speak at June 22 NPC Luncheon

 Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez will return to the National Press Club for a June 22 luncheon where he will discuss the Department of Labor's...


Jun 14, 2016, 14:58 ET Country Music Artists Kristian Bush & Charlie Worsham to Perform at National Press Club June 22

Country music artists Kristian Bush and Charlie Worsham will appear at the National Press Club in Washington on Wednesday, June 22 for an acoustic...


Jun 14, 2016, 14:09 ET Former chief prosecutor for Guantanamo to discuss lawsuit against Library of Congress at June 17 newsmaker

 Morris Davis, the former chief prosecutor for the Guantánamo military commissions, who later spoke out publicly against the treatment of...


Jun 14, 2016, 09:00 ET National Press Club Lauds Congressional Action on Transparency

 The National Press Club president congratulated Congress Tuesday for sending the president legislation aimed at making the federal government...


Jun 10, 2016, 18:06 ET Best-Selling Author Sebastian Junger to Discuss New Book and Breakdown of American Communities at 10 am, June 16 National Press Club Newsmaker

In his new book Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging, best-selling author Sebastian Junger discusses the breakdown of our communities and explores...


Jun 10, 2016, 17:57 ET Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman on First Visit to Washington as Ukraine's Leader to Speak at June 16 National Press Club Newsmaker

In his first foreign visit to the United States as Ukraine's Prime Minister, Mr. Volodymyr Groysman will discuss the current political situation in...


Jun 09, 2016, 09:00 ET Wolf Blitzer To Accept 2016 National Press Club Fourth Estate Award At Sept. 20 Gala

 Wolf Blitzer, acclaimed journalist and CNN's lead political anchor and host of "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer," will accept the...


Jun 06, 2016, 14:47 ET Philadelphia Mayor Joined by Democratic National Convention CEO and Host Committee Executive Director to Discuss Democratic Convention at 2 p.m., June 21, National Press Club Newsmaker

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, along with DNC Convention CEO Leah Daughtry and Philadelphia 2016 Host Committee Executive Director Kevin...


Jun 06, 2016, 09:23 ET National Press Club Mourns Loss of National Public Radio Employees in Afghanistan

In the wake of the deaths Sunday in Afghanistan of a National Public Radio photographer and his translator, the National Press Club offered...