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-01/17/17  Combating Anti-Muslim Discrimination and Promoting Inclusion; New York, NY
-01/17/17  A Look Back on the Obama Administration's Foreign Policy Record; Washington, DC
-12/21/16  Preview of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Visit to Pearl Harbor; Washington, DC
-12/14/16  The 2016 Holiday Forecast: U.S. Spending and Retail Trends; New York, NY
-11/29/16  2017 Political-Military Transitions and the Evolution of U.S. Military Relations Abroad; New York, NY
-11/09/16  Post-Election Day Perspectives; New York, NY
-11/08/16  The Election and Impact on Foreign Policy; Washington, DC
-11/08/16  The Latest Exit Polls; Washington, DC
-11/08/16  The State of the Race - the Conservative Perspective; New York, NY
-11/08/16  The Disruption of American Politics; Washington, DC
-11/08/16  U.S. Foreign Policy in the Next Administration; New York, NY
-11/07/16  The State of the Race - The Liberal Perspective; New York, NY
-11/07/16  What to Expect on Election Day in New York - A Primer on Exit Polling and Calling the Race; New York, NY
-11/04/16  Administering Elections in the U.S.; New York, NY
-11/03/16  Perspectives on U.S. Policy Toward the Asia-Pacific;  Assistant Secretary Daniel R. Russel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Washington, DC
-11/02/16  State Department Briefing for Foreign Media;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-10/26/16  The Economy, Trade, and the 2016 U.S. Election; New York, NY
-10/14/16  2016 Election State of the Race: Is Congress Now in Play?; Washington, DC
-10/13/16  Gender Politics and the 2016 Elections; New York, NY
-10/07/16  Polling: What the Numbers Tell Us; New York, NY
-09/28/16  State Department Briefing for Foreign Media;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
-09/26/16  Preview of the First 2016 Presidential Debate; Washington, DC
-09/23/16  U.S. Foreign Policy Update and Priorities in Africa;  Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Bureau of African Affairs; New York, NY
-09/23/16  U.S. Foreign Policy Update for the Asia Pacific Region;  Assistant Secretary Daniel R. Russel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; New York, NY
-09/23/16  Readout of the Leaders' Summit on Refugees and U.S. Resettlement Efforts;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Catherine Wiesner, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; New York, NY
-09/23/16  U.S. Priorities in The Western Hemisphere; New York, NY
-09/22/16  U.S. Priorities in Nonproliferation and Disarmament;  Assistant Secretary Thomas M. Countryman, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; New York, NY
-09/22/16  Update on Efforts to Implement the 2015 Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan;  Special Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan Donald Booth; New York, NY
-09/21/16  The U.S. Role in Countering Violent Extremism; Acting Coordinator for Counterterrorism Justin Siberell; New York, NY
-09/20/16  The U.S. Role in Atrocity Prevention and Conflict Management in Africa;  Assistant Secretary David M. Robinson, Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations; New York, NY
-09/19/16  U.S. Priorities for the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly;  Assistant Secretary Bathsheba Nell Crocker, Bureau of International Organization Affairs; New York, NY
-09/14/16  Update From the Frontlines of the Refugee Crisis; New York, NY
-09/09/16  U.S. Government Engagement and Partnership With the Caribbean; New York, United States
-08/30/16  Preview of President Obama's Travel to China and Laos; Washington, DC
-08/17/16  U.S. Air Force International Engagement; New York, NY
-07/28/16  National Security Issues and the 2016 Elections; Philadelphia, PA
-07/28/16  National Security and Foreign Policy; Philadelphia, PA
-07/28/16  Campaign Update; Philadelphia, PA
-07/28/16  The Youth Vote in the 2016 Election; Philadelphia, PA
-07/27/16  The Latino Vote; Philadelphia, PA
-07/27/16  Veterans, Military Families and the 2016 Election; Philadelphia, PA
-07/27/16  Social Media and the 2016 Election; Philadelphia, PA
-07/27/16  Foreign Policy Outlook; Philadelphia, PA
-07/27/16  Hillary Clinton Campaign Update; Philadelphia, PA
-07/27/16  U.S. Presidential Election: The Latest Polling; Philadelphia, PA
-07/27/16  The Role of Satire in U.S. Elections; Philadelphia, PA
-07/27/16  How Pennsylvania Will Vote; Philadelphia, PA
-07/26/16  Foreign Policy Outlook for 2017 and Beyond; Philadelphia, PA
-07/26/16  The African American Vote; Philadelphia, PA
-07/26/16  Countering Violent Extremism: Radical Actors and the 2016 Election; Philadelphia, PA
-07/26/16  The Impact of the 2016 Election on Arab Americans and American Muslims; Philadelphia, PA
-07/25/16  The Role of Grassroots Activism; Philadelphia, PA
-07/25/16  The LGBT Vote; Philadelphia, PA
-07/25/16  Hillary Clinton's Foreign Policy; Philadelphia, PA
-07/25/16  Entrepreneurship and the Economy; Philadelphia, PA
-07/21/16  Social Media Trends: Election Edition; Cleveland, OH
-07/21/16  Conservative Perspectives on Foreign Policy Priorities; Cleveland, OH
-07/20/16  The Role of a Delegate; Cleveland, OH
-07/20/16  Covering Republicans in the 2016 Presidential Election; Cleveland, OH
-07/20/16  Covering Issues Important to Conservatives; Cleveland, OH
-07/20/16  The State of the Presidential Race; Cleveland, OH
-07/20/16  The 2016 GOP Platform; Cleveland, OH
-07/19/16  Not My First Rodeo: A Delegate From Texas Explains What Makes This Convention Different; Cleveland, OH
-07/19/16  What a Trump White House Might Look Like; Cleveland, OH
-07/19/16  Donald Trump's Foreign Policy; Cleveland, OH
-07/18/16  Cleveland and Beyond: The 2016 Presidential Elections; Cleveland, OH
-07/14/16  Covering the Election? Two Words You Need to Know: Electoral College; Washington, DC
-06/15/16  "The Innovation Advantage:" A Preview of the 2016 SelectUSA Investment Summit; Washington, DC
-06/09/16  State Department Briefing for Foreign Media;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
-06/07/16  What It Will Take to End AIDS; New York, NY
-05/26/16  2016 Elections: What To Expect At The Conventions; New York, NY
-05/26/16  What Does Citizenship Mean in America?; New York, NY
-05/24/16  Race to the White House: Focus on the Latino Electorate; New York, NY
-05/19/16  Focus on Main Street: The New American Economy; New York, NY
-05/18/16  Preview of President Obama's Travel to Vietnam and Japan;  Assistant Secretary Daniel R. Russel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Washington, DC
-05/16/16  U.S. Exports and Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa; New York, NY
-05/09/16  Update on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership; Washington, DC
-05/05/16  Commerce and Investment Updates on the Port of Corpus Christi; New York, NY
-05/05/16  How Will the Presidential Race Impact Congressional Races?; Washington, DC
-04/27/16  TTIP and the Economy of Agricultural Markets; New York, NY
-04/26/16  The Pennsylvania Primary: State of the Race as Pennsylvania Voters Go to the Polls; Philadelphia, PA
-04/25/16  Free Trade and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership; New York, NY
-04/20/16  Foreign Policy Update: 2016 Priorities;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-04/20/16  The Economy, Trade and the 2016 U.S. Election; New York, NY
-04/14/16  A Review of the Global Connect Initiative: Connecting an Additional 1.5 Billion People to the Internet by 2020;  Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Catherine A. Novelli; Washington, DC
-04/04/16  The Wisconsin Primary: State of the Race as Wisconsin Voters Go to the Polls; Milwaukee, WI
-03/30/16  U.S. Marine Corps Crisis Response in Africa; New York, NY
-03/29/16  Preview of the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit;  Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security Rose Gottemoeller; Washington, DC
-03/17/16  Results from the March 15 Primaries: Impact on Party Nominations; Washington, DC
-03/14/16  The Florida and Ohio Primaries: State of the Race in Two Key Battleground States; Washington, DC
-03/08/16  Trends in Global Drug Policy;  Assistant Secretary William R. Brownfield, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; New York, NY
-03/08/16  Engaging India through Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Washington, DC
-03/07/16  Update on U.S. Foreign Policy;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
-03/04/16  Wrong Help Can Hurt: Unlicensed Practitioners of Immigration Law; New York, NY
-03/02/16  Elections 2016: The Day After Super Tuesday; New York, NY
-03/01/16  Elections 2016: Will Women Decide?; Washington, DC
-02/29/16  Elections 2016: A Preview of the Latest Polls; Washington, DC
-02/29/16  The ISIS Defectors Interview Project; New York, NY
-02/23/16  What's the Best Way to Cover Washington?; Washington, DC
-02/18/16  The South Carolina Primary: State of the Race as South Carolina Republicans Go to the Polls; Columbia, SC
-02/11/16  The New Face of Terrorism: Countering Violent Extremism in Cyberspace; New York, NY
-02/10/16  The U.S. Economic and Trade Relationship with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations; Washington, DC
-02/10/16  Preview of the U.S.-ASEAN Summit;  Assistant Secretary Daniel R. Russel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Washington, DC
-02/10/16  The New Hampshire Primary: Initial Results and the Implications of the first U.S. Primary Election of 2016; Washington, DC
-02/08/16  The New Hampshire Primary: State of the Race as New Hampshire Goes to the Polls; Durham, NH
-02/04/16  Foreign Policy Update: 2016 Priorities;  Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson John Kirby, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-01/29/16  The Iowa Caucuses: State of the Race as Iowa Goes to the Polls; Washington, DC
-01/28/16  The Proliferation Security Initiative: Readout on the Mid-Level Political Meeting 2016;  Assistant Secretary Thomas M. Countryman, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; Washington, DC
-01/25/16  The Iowa Caucuses: State of the Race a Week before Iowa Goes to the Polls; Des Moines, IA
-01/21/16  Implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action; Washington, DC
-01/20/16  Crime and Policing in the United States: Perspectives from New York City; New York, NY
-01/19/16  U.S. Congress at a Glance; Washington, DC
-01/19/16  Wildlife Trafficking in Africa: a Conversation with U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell; Washington, DC
-01/14/16  What Keeps Global CEOs up at Night?; New York, NY
-01/13/16  The Obama Administration's 2016 Foreign Policy Priorities; Washington, DC
-01/13/16  Making Noise or Speaking Volumes?: How U.S. Presidential Hopefuls Are Using Social Media; Washington, DC
-01/12/16  Faith-Based Efforts to Promote LGBTI Rights in Asia and Africa; New York, NY
-01/11/16  U.S. Air Force Commander's Perspective in Europe; New York, NY
-12/22/15  Outcomes of the COP21 Climate Negotiations and the Way Forward;  Special Envoy for Climate Change Todd D. Stern; Washington, DC
-12/15/15  The New Normal: Countering Violent Extremism at Home and Abroad; New York, NY
-12/14/15  Religion and Foreign Policy: Refugees, Climate Change, and Other Global Issues;  Special Representative for Religion and Global Affairs Shaun Casey; New York, NY
-12/11/15  Religious Pluralism in U.S. Foreign Policy; Washington, DC
-12/10/15  Fleeing Violence, Falling Behind: How to educate the 400,000 Syrian refugee children in Turkey; Washington, DC
-12/02/15  2016 Election Update: The Impact of Immigrant Communities on U.S. Elections; New York, NY
-12/01/15  Setting the Course for a New Era in Energy; Washington, DC
-11/24/15  Refugee Kids: One Small School Takes on the World; New York, NY
-11/23/15  Preview of the U.S. Goals for the 2015 OSCE Ministerial; U.S. Representative to the OSCE Daniel Brooks Baer; Washington, DC
-11/17/15  Why the United States Remains Top Choice for International Students; New York, United States
-11/17/15  Rock the Laughs: Humor's Role in Presidential Elections; Washington, DC
-11/13/15  Preview of President Obama's Travel to the G-20 Summit, the Philippines, and Malaysia;  Assistant Secretary Daniel R. Russel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Washington, DC
-11/12/15  How do State and Local Governments Run Primaries and Elections? How do Candidates Get on the Ballot?; New York, NY
-11/10/15  U.S. and International Efforts to Counter Boko Haram; Acting Assistant Secretary Todd C. Chapman, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs; Washington, DC
-11/10/15  NYC Public Schools Welcome Immigrant-Origin Students; New York, NY
-11/09/15  The Establishment of the Manhattan Project National Historical Park; Washington, DC
-11/06/15  Release of the 2015 Report To Walk the Earth in Safety; Washington, DC
-11/04/15  Department of Defense Briefing for Foreign Journalists; Washington, DC
-11/03/15  Refugee Resettlement and the U.S. Refugee Admission Program; New York, NY
-11/02/15  Update on the 2016 General Election; New York, NY
-11/02/15  Preview of APEC 2015;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Matthew J. Matthews, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Washington, DC
-10/28/15  State of the Race 2016: An overview of the 2016 Elections for foreign correspondents covering their first U.S. election; Washington, DC
-10/14/15  Preview of the visit of Republic of Korea President Park Geun-hye;  Assistant Secretary Daniel R. Russel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Washington, DC
-10/09/15  Preview of Upcoming Australia-United States Ministerial Consultations;  Deputy Assistant Secretary Matthew J. Matthews, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Washington, DC
-10/08/15  Update on the 2016 General Election and the Impact of Election Demographics; New York, NY
-10/02/15  U.S. Priorities in the Western Hemisphere; New York, NY
-10/02/15  U.S. Priorities in East Asia and the Pacific;  Assistant Secretary Daniel R. Russel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; New York, NY
-10/02/15  Update on the Libya Peace Talks and U.S. Policy in Libya; New York, NY
-10/01/15  The Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan;  Special Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan Donald Booth; New York, NY
-09/30/15  Conflict, Democracy and Development in the Great Lakes Region; New York, NY
-09/30/15  Public-Private Partnerships: Leveraging Resources to Triple Smart Results;  Special Representative for Global Partnerships Andrew O'Brien; New York, NY
-09/30/15  U.S. Priorities in Sub-Saharan Africa;  Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Bureau of African Affairs; New York, NY
-09/30/15  Counterterrorism Communications;  Special Envoy and Coordinator for Strategic Counterterrorism Communications Rashad Hussain; New York, NY
-09/29/15  Waves of Change: An Update on Ocean Policy and Practices;  Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Catherine A. Novelli; New York, NY
-09/29/15  Global Refugee and Migration Crises;  Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration; New York, NY
-09/28/15  Update on U.S. Government Counterterrorism Efforts; New York, NY
-09/22/15  Gearing up for the UN General Assembly: A briefing on the Sustainable Development Goals; New York, NY
-09/22/15  Preview of the State Visit of People's Republic of China President Xi Jinping;  Assistant Secretary Daniel R. Russel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Washington, DC
-09/16/15  Cultural Collaboration: USAID and Japan Invest in the Future of Women and Girls; Washington, DC
-09/15/15  Preview of the 2015 U.S.-India Commercial Dialogue; New York, NY
-09/08/15  Why Women? A Look at Cutting-Edge Efforts to Catalyze Economic Growth; U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Catherine M. Russell, Office of Global Women's Issues; Washington, DC
-08/21/15  U.S. Customs & Border Protection Launches "Know the Facts" Awareness Campaign; Washington, DC
-07/27/15  From Washington State to Washington, D.C. - Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA);  Special Advisor for International Disability Rights Judith E. Heumann; Washington, DC
-07/08/15  Update on White House Summit to Counter Violent Extremism (CVE) Follow-on Process;  Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewall; Washington, DC
-06/30/15  The New Agreement for the International Science and Technology Center (ISTC);  Deputy Assistant Secretary for Nonproliferation Programs Simon Limage, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; Washington, DC
-06/26/15  Objectives of Upcoming Travel to China and Vietnam: Combatting Wildlife Trafficking and Promoting Tourism of America's Public Lands; Washington, DC
-06/26/15  Strengthening Citizenship Education and Awareness in New York City; New York, NY
-06/18/15  Preview of the Seventh U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue;  Assistant Secretary Daniel R. Russel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Washington, DC
-05/22/15  Talks To Re-establish Diplomatic Relations Between the United States and Cuba;  Assistant Secretary Roberta S. Jacobson, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs; Washington, DC
-05/21/15  Readout of Secretary Kerry's travel to Beijing, Seoul and Seattle;  Assistant Secretary Daniel R. Russel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Washington, DC
-05/20/15  Preview of Upcoming Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas Ministerial (ECPA) and Sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6); Washington, DC
-05/05/15  Climate Change in the Arctic; Washington, D.C.
-05/04/15  Department of Commerce Cybersecurity Trade Mission to Romania and Poland; Washington, DC
-04/30/15  Update on Progress for the President's Trade Agenda for 2015;  Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Catherine A. Novelli; Washington, DC
-04/29/15  World Press Freedom Day 2015: State of World Press Freedom;  Assistant Secretary Douglas Frantz, Bureau of Public Affairs; Washington, DC
-04/28/15  Readout of the First High-Level U.S.-China Coordination Meeting on Disability at the U.S. Department of State;  Special Advisor for International Disability Rights Judith E. Heumann; Washington, DC
-04/27/15  Preview of the Official Visit of Prime Minister Abe of Japan; Washington, DC
-04/24/15  Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference;  Special Representative of the President for Nuclear Nonproliferation Adam Scheinman, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; New York, NY
-04/24/15  Press Conference on the 9th Round of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) Negotiations; New York, NY
-04/23/15  The Economic and Business Impacts of Varying Energy Price Scenarios; New York, NY
-04/07/15  Preview of the President's Travel to Kingston, Jamaica and Panama City, Panama;  Assistant Secretary Roberta S. Jacobson, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, Office of the Secretary; Washington, DC
-03/27/15  A Readout of Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah's Visit to Washington; Washington, DC
-03/13/15  2015 Secretary of State's International Women of Courage;  Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel; New York, NY
-03/12/15  Preview of the 2015 SelectUSA Summit; Washington, DC
-03/11/15  U.S. Priorities at the 59th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women; New York, NY
-03/06/15  Trade Promotion Authority and the Prospects for Free Trade Agreements in 2015; Washington, DC
-03/03/15  The President's Trade Agenda for 2015;  Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Catherine A. Novelli; Washington, DC
-02/26/15  Update on U.S. Policy in South and Central Asia;  Assistant Secretary Nisha Desai Biswal, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs; Washington, DC
-02/24/15  New Reward for Cyber Fugitive; Washington, DC
-02/24/15  What Keeps CEOs Up at Night and What Are Their Top Priorities?; New York, NY
-02/18/15  Preview of the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism;  Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewall; Washington, DC
-02/12/15  Presidential Executive Orders and Executive Power; Washington, DC
-02/09/15  Overview of the 2015 U.S. National Security Strategy; Washington, DC
-02/04/15  U.S. Policy Priorities for the East Asian and Pacific Region in 2015;  Assistant Secretary Daniel R. Russel, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs; Washington, DC
-02/03/15  Readout From President Obama's Trip to India: Perspectives on U.S.-India Relations; Washington, DC
-01/16/15  Preview of the President's 2015 State of the Union Address; Washington, DC
-01/15/15  Foreign Policy Update: 2015 Priorities;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
-01/13/15  Preview of the 2015 SelectUSA Investment Summit and Review of the White House Executive Investment Roundtable With Swiss Business Leaders; Washington, DC
-12/19/14  Readout of the U.S. - China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade; Washington, DC
-12/05/14  Media Roundtable on Counter-Piracy - Opening Remarks as Delivered; Washington, DC
-12/01/14  World AIDS Day 2014 Program: Special Screening of Voice of America (VOA) Documentary "AIDS: Living in the Shadows" and Panel Discussion; Washington, DC