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    Former Senator James Webb at National Sheriffs' Association Conference

    Former Senator Jim Webb (D-VA), who was considering a run for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, spoke about law enforcement engagement in communities, immigration, mental health care, and criminal justice system reform.

    This was part of a Presidential Forum at the National Sheriffs' Association’s 75th Anniversary Conference and Exhibition, held at the Hilton Inner Harbor Hotel in Baltimore.

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    K-12 Education

    Three education policy experts talked about the Friedman Foundation’s “Schooling of America Survey” on the state of K-12 education.

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    Christian Science Monitor Breakfast on Voters and Election Issues

    Stan Greenberg and Page Gardner spoke with reporters at a Christian Science Monitor breakfast. They talked about a new survey of likely 2016 voters. According to the survey data, unmarried women, younger voters, and minorities represent a majority of voting-eligible citizens, and Democrats face a voter enthusiasm-gap in comparison to Republicans. The panelists also discussed the potential impact of the Supreme Court rulings involving the Affordable Care Act and same-sex marriage.

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    John Kirby briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of international topics, including the release of the next round of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s electronic mail that evening.

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    White House Conference Call : Extending Overtime Protection

    Today, Tuesday, June 30, at 10:00 AM ET, the White House held a on-the-record conference call on the Administration’s plan to extend overtime protections to nearly five million workers.

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    Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

    Legal experts analyzed the Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges that the Fourteenth Amendment requires states to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples and recognize marriages from other states. 

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    Open Phones on Governor Chris Christie Presidential Campaign Announcement

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments after Governor Chris Christie’s (R-NJ) announcement that he would seek the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. He became the 14th major Republican candidate. Live scenes were shown in the background of the event at Governor Christie’s alma mater, Livingston High School, in Livingston, New Jersey.

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    Civil War History and the Confederate Flag

    Author Gary Gallagher talked about the causes of the Civil War and how perceptions of that conflict was affecting public reaction to displays of the Confederate battle flag.

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    Government Debt in Greece and Puerto Rico

    Panelists talked about the debt crises in Greece and Puerto Ricoand the effects they could have on the Eurozone and the U.S. economies. Though the countries face similar economic challenges, the panelists noted how Greece’s position as a sovereign state and Puerto Rico’s position as a U.S. territory would affect their outcomes. Financial consultant Bert Ely predicted that Greece would leave the Eurozone and eventually be forced to leave the European Union. Panelists agreed that Congress needs to take a more active role in finding a solution for Puerto Rico’s crisis

    “A Tale of Two Debt Crises: Is Puerto Rico America’s Greece?” was held at the American Enterprise Institute.