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    ISIS Financing

    Undersecretary David Cohen talked about U.S. strategy to undermine the financing of *ISIS militants in Syria and Iraq. He also addressed the group’s sources of revenue and how the U.S. and its allies were working to learn more intelligence on the group’s inner workings. 

    *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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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments oneconomic issues and the question: “Which party is better on the economy in campaign 2014?”

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    Health Care and the 2014 Midterm Elections

    Robert Graboyes and Ron Pollack talked about the impact health care policies will have on voters during Campaign 2014.

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    U.S. Capitol Complex Security

    Terrance Gainer talked about the security of the Capitol complex in Washington, D.C., following a series of shootings on Parliament Hill in the Canadian capital of Ottawa.

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    Shooting at Canadian Parliament

    Randall Palmer, Reuters bureau chief in Ottawa, spoke by phone about the previous day shooting at Canadian Parliament.

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    Open Phones

    Newspaper headlines were read, and telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question: “Are you concerned about the safety of federal facilities?”

    Randall Palmer also spoke by phone about the previous day shooting at Canadian Parliament in Ottowa.

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    College Sports Revenue

    Sports journalists and officials from Big 12 schools talked about the money involved in college athletics, and how funds are spent.

    “Where Does the Money Go?"was part of the second national Big 12 Conference "The State of College Athletics Forum.” It was held at the National Press Club.

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    College Athletics and U.S. Olympic Teams

    U.S. Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun talked about the the importance of maintaining college athletic programs in order to sustain the U.S. Olympic teams. He responded to questions submitted by members of the audience, including the prospects of the U.S. hosting the 2024 Summer Olympic Games. 

    This National Press Club Luncheon was the luncheon keynote address of the second national Big 12 Conference “The State of College Athletics Forum.”

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    New Populism Conference, Thea Lee

    Thea Lee talked about liberal causes. Topics included global trade policy.

    “Balanced Trade: End the Fast Track to Nowhere” was part of the New Populism Conference held by Campaign for America’s Future at the Washington Court Hotel.

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    New Populism Conference, Robert Borosage

    Robert Borosage talked about liberal causes. Topics included wage stagnation and income inequality.

    “The Populist Moment; The Emerging Movement” was part of the New Populism Conference held by Campaign for America’s Future at the Washington Court Hotel.

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