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    Q&A with Amy Goodman

    Amy Goodman talked about the influence of corporate media outlets on journalism and American politics. Ms. Goodman has been the host and executive producer of the daily news program, “Democracy Now!,” for the past 20 years. She co-authored a book that looks back at some of the stories and people the show has covered over that period.

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    House Democrats on LGBT Rights

    House Democratic leadership and others held a press conference calling on the House Judiciary Committee to hold hearings on legislation that would prohibit anti-LGBT discrimination. The Equality Act, sponsored by Representative Cicilline (D-RI), would ban discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity by updating the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Representative Maloney (D-NY) spoke about the discrimination he had faced as a gay member of Congress.

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    State Department Fiscal Year 2017 Budget

    State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) officials testified at a Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee hearing on the United State’s human rights and diplomatic priorities and programs included in the State Department budget proposal for fiscal year 2017. They identified Central America, Haiti, Cuba, and Turkey as some of the places in the most need of assistance.

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    Q&A with Ron Chernow

    Ron Chernow talked about his 2004 biography, Alexander Hamilton, which was adapted into the Broadway musical Hamilton.

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    Securities and Exchange Commission Operations

    Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) officials testified at an oversight hearing on SEC operations.