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    South Carolina State Senate Debate on the Confederate Flag

    The South Carolina State Senate convened to debate removing the Confederate battle flag from the Capitol grounds. South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has called for the removal of the flag following the deadly Charleston church shooting in June 2015.

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    President Obama Statement on U.S. Strategy Against ISIS

    Following a meeting with his national security team, President Obama made a statement on the status of U.S.-led military efforts in combating *ISIS militants. He talked about the progress in defeating the militant group and said its recent losses in Iraq and Syria prove that ISIS can and will be defeated. He also took questions from reporters.

    * The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), also known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State.

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    South Carolina State Senate Debate on Confederate Flag, Part 2

    The South Carolina State Senate convened to debate removing the Confederate battle flag from the Capitol grounds. South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has called for the removal of the flag following the deadly Charleston church shooting in June 2015.

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    U.S-France Military Relations

    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and France’s Minister of Defense Jean-Yves Le Drian spoke to reporters following a meeting at the Pentagon. They spoke about continuing coalition efforts in the Middle East, specifically in combating *ISIS, as well as ongoing U.S. support for French efforts in North and West Africa against al Qaeda affiliates and other terrorist groups. Secretary Carter characterized the U.S.-French defense relationship as “the best it’s been in a very long time,” and said he was committed to further strengthening the partnership.

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    President Obama's Legacy

    Richard Norton Smith talked about interpretations of what President Obama’s legacy might be. Topics included recent Supreme Court decisions on same-sex marriage and the Affordable Care Act, the mass-shooting in Charleston, and the president’s handling of the economy and foreign policy.

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    Supreme Court Ruling in Arizona Redistricting Case

    David Wasserman explained the impact of the Supreme Court decision in Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission and what it means for other states across the country.

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    Homeland Security Secretary Johnson and TSA Administrator Neffenger on Aviation Security

    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson talked about aviation security efforts and swore in Transportation Security Administration Administrator Peter Neffenger.

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    Government and Private Sector Role in Promoting Safety

    Deborah Hersman talked about the the role of both the government and private sector in addressing key safety issues. Topics included distracted driving, workplace safety, and prescription drug overdoses. Ms. Hersman, the president and chief executive officer of the National Safety Council, also served as chair of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).

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