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Contemporary broadcast quality stock footage documenting speeches, public policy decisions, press conferences and judicial decisions in modern Government and Politics from the Whitehouse, US Senate, US House of Representatives and The Justice Department.
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CUBA 2015 - FLAG RAISING AT U.S. EMBASSY
Secretary of State John Kerry presided over the official reopening of the U.S. Embassy in Cuba with a flag-raising ceremony attended by Marine Larry Morris, Marine Mike East and Marine Jim Tracy who lowered the Stars and Stripes in 1961.
(royalty free stock footage) 2015 COL 32min
Royalty Free Stock Footage In The News
PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA
ACCEPTS RESIGNATION - GEN. STANLEY MCCHRYSTAL

President Barack Obama accepts the resignation of General McChrystal, relieving him of command in Afghanistan for comments made on the civilian leadership in a Rolling Stone article. General David Petraeus was named as replacement.
(royalty free stock footage) June 23, 2010 COL 9 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage President Barack Obama
PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA
OVAL OFFICE ADDRESS - BP OIL SPILL DISASTER

President Barack Obama delivers his first Oval Office Address to the Nation on the progress the Government is making in the BP Oil Spill Disaster and re-newed call for Alternative Energy.
(royalty free stock footage) June 15, 2010 COL 17 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage President Barack Obama
PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA
PRESS CONFERENCE - BP OIL SPILL

President Obama in his first press conference in 10-months and defensively insists that his administration, not BP, is in charge and calling the shots on the worst oil spill in the Nation's history.
(royalty free stock footage) May 27, 2010 COL 63 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage President Barack Obama
PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA
REMARKS ON BP OIL SPILL

President Barack Obama speaks on the BP Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the ongoing Government response to the disaster.
(royalty free stock footage) May 14, 2010 COL 7 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage President Barack Obama
BP OIL DISASTER - DEEPWATER HORIZON OIL SPILL
Aftermath of the destruction of BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Drilling Platform, the massive oil plume and opening statements to a Congressional Panes by executives from BP British Petroleum, Transocean Limited and Halliburton.
(royalty free stock footage) 2010 COL 32min
Royalty Free Stock Footage Contemporary Tragedies And Disasters
PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA
WELCOMES PRESIDENT FELIPE CALDERON

President Barack Obama welcomes President Felipe Calderon of Mexico in a State visit to the White House.
(royalty free stock footage) May 19, 2010 COL 29 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage President Barack Obama
PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA
PRESS CONFERENCE WITH PRESIDENT CALDERON

President Barack Obama and President Felipe Calderon of Mexico hold a joint press conference at the White House, each making a statement and then responding to questions from the press.
(royalty free stock footage) May 19, 2010 COL 28 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage Contemporary Tragedies And Disasters
PRESIDENT FELIPE CALDERON OF MEXICO
JOINT SESSION OF CONGRESS

Mexican President Felipe Calderon addressed, in English, a joint session of the U.S. Congress in which he commented on the new Arizona immigration law and assault weapons.
(royalty free stock footage) May 5, 2010 COL 35 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage Contemporary Tragedies And Disasters

. . . . . ENERGY CRISIS . . . . .
OIL AND GAS PRICES
ADDRESSED BY THE DEMOCRATS

Senator Harry Reid and other Democratic Senators hold a press conference concerning the high price of oil and gasoline.
(royalty free stock footage) 2008 COL 7 min
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GAS PRICES - SAUDI ARABIA
U.S. SENATE ACTION

Resolution would limit proposed sale of defense articles and defense services to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
(royalty free stock footage) 2008 COL 17 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage In The News

. . . . . GOVERNMENT BAILOUTS AND SPENDING. . . . .
U.S. SPENDING CRISIS - DROWNING IN DEBT
Illustrates in graphic detail the fact that the current level of spending by the United States Federal Government is simply not sustainable.  Shows a graphic comparison of interest payments on the national debt, mandatory spending, discretionary spending, and borrowed money that adds to our national debt.
(public domain stock footage) May 2011 COL 4min
Public Domain Stock Footage In The News
AIG $182 BILLION BAILOUT
MAURICE GREENBERG TESTIFIES

Appearing before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Maurice "Hank" Greenberg, AIG's chief executive until March 2005, said taxpayers got a raw deal in the largest bailout of the financial crisis.
(royalty free stock footage) April 2, 2009 COL 46 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage In The News
BANK EXECUTIVES
WHAT HAPPENED TO TARP FUNDS

US bank executives appear before Congress to answer the question “where did the money go that banks received under TARP” and why is credit still not available to small businesses.
(royalty free stock footage) February 11, 2009 COL 29 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage In The News
TREASURY SECRETARY TIMOTHY GEITHNER
PLANS TO OVERHAUL FINANCIAL BAILOUT

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner outlines his plans to overhaul the financial bailout program with a new Financial Stability Plan.
(royalty free stock footage) February 10, 2009 COL 19 min
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BAILOUT FOR AUTO INDUSTRY
Executives from GM, Ford, and Chrysler, joined by the UAW, appeared before the Senate Banking Committee asking for “bridge loans” from the Federal government.
(royalty free stock footage) December 4, 2008 COL 19 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage In The News
PAULSON, BERNANKE, BLAIR
PRESS CONFERENCE - TARP FUNDS

Henry Paulson, Ben Bernanke, and Sheila Blair hold a press conference to discuss the investments as the TARP funds.
(royalty free stock footage) October 14, 2008 COL 17 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage In The News
LEHMAN BROTHERS BANKRUPTCY
Richard Fuld, head of Lehman, faces a Congressional Committee to answer questions on the events that lead to the financial collapse of Lehman Brothers.
(royalty free stock footage) October 6, 2008 COL 38 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage In The News
SENATE BAILOUT BILL - SPEECHES
Senators in turn, speak for and against the $700 billion dollar Bailout Bill to purchase distressed assets and stabalize the banks.
(royalty free stock footage) October 1, 2008 COL 152 min
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BARACK OBAMA - SENATE BAILOUT BILL
Barack Obama speaking about Senate Bailout Bill - partial speech only.
(royalty free stock footage) October 1, 2008 COL 12 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage In The News
U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
BAILOUT BILL DEBATE / VOTE

Prior to the vote on HR 3997 The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, or referred to as the $700 billion Bailout Bill, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi gave a partisan speech blaming the economic crisis on the Bush Administration.
(royalty free stock footage) September 29, 2008 COL 48 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage In The News
SENATE BANKING COMMITTEE
$700 BILLION BAILOUT PROPOSAL - PART 1

The Senate Banking Committee held a hearing in response to a proposed authorization for the United States Treasury to spend up to $700 billion dollars to purchase distressed toxic assets to prevent the possible collapse of the U.S. financial system.
(royalty free stock footage) September 23, 2008 COL 31 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage In The News
SENATE BANKING COMMITTEE
$700 BILLION BAILOUT PROPOSAL - PART 2

The Senate Banking Committee held a hearing in response to a proposed authorization for the United States Treasury to spend up to $700 billion dollars to purchase distressed toxic assets to prevent the possible collapse of the U.S. financial system.
(royalty free stock footage) September 23, 2008 COL 64 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage In The News
HOUSING RESCUE BILL
The House of Representatives passed a housing rescue bill, introduced by Representative Barnett "Barney" Franks.
(royalty free stock footage) 2008 COL 32 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage In The News

. . . . . WAR ON TERROR . . . . .
SENATOR JOSEPH LIEBERMAN
HOMEGROWN TERRORISTS

Senator Joe Lieberman, Chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee, presides over a U.S. Senate hearing about young Muslim Somali men, some are U.S. citizens from the Minneapolis Minnesota area, being recruited by the Somalia Islamic terrorist group Al Shabab.
(royalty free stock footage) Col 7 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage In The News
WAR ON TERROR
DICK CHENEY - KEEPING AMERICA SAFE

36-minutes of the speech former Vice President Dick Cheney gave at the American Enterprise Institute ( AEI) on May 21, 2009. His speech was given after President Obama gave his speech on Guantanamo terrorist detainees and the closing of Camp Gitmo.
(royalty free stock footage) May 21, 2009 COL 36 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage In The News

. . . . . WOMEN'S RIGHTS . . . . .
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY
International Women's Day is marked on March 8th of every year. It is a major day of global celebration of women.
(royalty free stock footage) March 8, 2010 COL 17 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage In The News
FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA
SECRETARY OF STATE HILLARY CLINTON
WOMEN OF COURAGE AWARDS

First Lady Michelle Obama and Secretary Of State Hillary Clinton host the Women Of Courage Awards and present awards to this year's recipients.
(royalty free stock footage) March 11, 2009 COL 36 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage In The News

. . . . . MISCELLANEOUS . . . . .
GOV. CHRIS CHRISTIE
VETERANS CEMETERY - MEMORIAL DAY 2011

Selected scenes showing New Jersey Governor Chris Christie at the Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Cemetery in Wrightstown, N.J. on Memorial Day 2011.
(public domain stock footage) 2011 COL 4min
Public Domain Stock Footage In The News
BORDER SECURITY - DOGS AND DRONES
The use of dogs and aerial drones by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to secure America's borders in an effort to prevent the illegal entry of people and goods while facilitating legitimate travel and trade.
(public domain stock footage) 2011 COL 12min
Public Domain Stock Footage In The News
BORDER SECURITY WITH CANADA
CBP (Customs and Border Protection) remote video surveillance system (RVSS) towers located along the US-Canadian border.
(public domain stock footage) 2011 COL 3min
Public Domain Stock Footage In The News
DRUG SMUGGLING - TUNNEL TO THE U.S.
Drug interdiction teams investigate a sophisticated drug tunnel leading from Mexico to a warehouse in the United States as well as confiscated a large cache of marijuana bales.
(public domain stock footage) November 11, 2011 COL 6m 30s
Public Domain Stock Footage In The News
SENATE MAJORITY LEADER HARRY REID
PRESIDENT SPEAKS AT REID CAMPAIGN

President Barack Obama appears with Senator Harry Reid at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) in support of Senator Reid's re-election campaign.
(royalty free stock footage) July 12, 2010 COL 27 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage In The News
SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE NANCY PELOSI
TAKING COUNTRY IN NEW DIRECTION

After the House of Representatives approved the biggest rewrite of the U.S. financial rules since the 1930's House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said “we are taking the country in a new direction.
(royalty free stock footage) July 1, 2010 COL 11 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage In The News
GENERAL DAVID PETRAEUS - CONFIRMATION HEARING
Gen. David Petraeus before the Senate Armed Services Committee at his Confirmation hearing replacing Gen. McChrystal after controversial comments made to Rolling Stone magazine.
(royalty free stock footage) June 29, 2010 COL 58 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage In The News
ELENA KAGAN - SUPREME COURT NOMINEE
Supreme Court Nominee Elena Kagan gives an opening statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee and answers questions.
(royalty free stock footage) June 28, 2010 COL 49 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage In The News
ATTORNEY GENERAL ERIC HOLDER
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ACCOMPLISHMENTS

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder appears before the House Judiciary Committee and gives a brief overview of the accomplishments of the Department of Justice the past year from terrorism to healthcare to civil rights.
(royalty free stock footage) May 13, 2010 COL 7 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage In The News
SECRETARY OF STATE HILLARY CLINTON
SPEECH TO ASIA SOCIETY

Secretary Of State Hillary Clinton delivers a speech to the Asia Society who seeks to strengthen relationships and promote understanding between the U.S. and Asia.
(royalty free stock footage) February 13, 2009 COL 49 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage In The News
BERNIE MADOFF PONZI SCHEME
HARRY MARKOPOLOS TESTIFIES

Harry Markopolos, an independent financial fraud investigator for institutional investors, reveals how he submitted documentation to the SEC that Madoff was a fraud years before the SEC finally took action.
(royalty free stock footage) February 4, 2009 COL 31 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage In The News
U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
CONVENING OF 111TH CONGRESS

U.S. House Of Representatives convene for the 111th Congress. Nancy Pelosi is re-elected as Speaker of the House.
(royalty free stock footage) January 6, 2009 COL 45 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage In The News
OJ SIMPSON
COURT SENTENCING - LAS VEGAS NV

O.J. Simpson was sentenced to a long prison term in the Las Vegas Nevada court room of Judge Jackie Glass.
(royalty free stock footage) December 5, 2008 COL 23 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage In The News
MAHMOUD AHMADINEJAD
PRESS CONFERENCE

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, President of The Islamic Republic of Iran, attends a press conference.
(royalty free stock footage) September 23, 2008 COL 60 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage In The News
HOUSE SPEAKER NANCY PELOSI
AIPAC ADDRESS

U.S. Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi addresses the 2008 AIPAC Conference in Washington D.C.
(royalty free stock footage) 2008 COL 17 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage In The News
US CONGRESS
MARKS 60 YEARS OF DESEGREGATION IN MILITARY

On July 26, 1948 President Harry Truman issued Executive Order 60 that provided for equality of treatment and opportunity in the United States Armed Forces without regard to race, color, religion, or national origin.
(royalty free stock footage) July 23, 2008 COL 60 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage In The News
HILLARY CLINTON - AIPAC ADDRESS
Hillary Clinton addressed the American Israel Policy Action Committee or AIPAC on June 4, 2008 in Washington DC.
(royalty free stock footage) June 4, 2008 COL 27 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage In The News
SENATOR TED KENNEDY
SUPPORTS PUBLIC EMPLOYEE BILL OF RIGHTS

Senator Ted Kennedy speaks in support of the Public Employee Bill of Rights.
(royalty free stock footage) May 2008 COL 15 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage In The News
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
PRESS BRIEFING 05-08-08

Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and Admiral Mike Mullen Q&A session with the press.
(royalty free stock footage) May 8, 2008 COL 30 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage In The News
60th ANNIVERSARY - FOUNDING OF ISRAEL
Senator Barack Obama, Vice President Dick Cheney, and Senator Joseph Liberman join in celebrating the 60th anniversary of the founding of Israel in Washington D.C.
(royalty free stock footage) May 5, 2008 COL 25 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage In The News
U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
CONVENING OF 110TH CONGRESS

Upon convening Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat from California, becomes the first woman to become the Speaker of The House.
(royalty free stock footage) January 4, 2007 COL 39 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage In The News
ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER YITZHAK RABIN
STATE FUNERAL

State funeral for Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin with full military honors and eulogized by notable foreign dignitaries.
(royalty free stock footage) November 6, 1995 COL 95 min
Royalty Free Stock Footage In The News
Royalty Free Stock Footage In The News