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    Dietary Guidelines

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell testified at a hearing on the development of nutrition guidelines. Issues included he process for developing the guidelines, the relevance of the guidelines, and how often they change.

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    Presidential Candidate Martin O'Malley at Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute

    Former Governor Martin O’Malley (D-MD), a candidate for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, spoke on topics important to the Latino community. He stressed the need for immigration reform. He also spoke of the need for common sense gun control legislation following the deadly campus shootings in Oregon the previous week.

    This was part of the Presidential Candidates Forum at the Annual Public Policy Conference of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI), held in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.