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    "Net Neutrality" Rules

    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) considered new "net neutrality" rules, also known as "open Internet." Members voted 3-2 in favor of Chair Tom Wheeler's proposed rule changes that reclassify high-speed broadband as a public utility. The rules are designed to prohibit Internet service providers from blocking or discriminating against legal content moving through their networks. It would also stop content providers from paying for preferential treatment "fast lanes." ** This clip is part of C-SPAN Classroom's FREE resources for teachers and students. Visit www.c-spanclassroom.org for more info. **

    • 4 minutes
    • 84 views
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    Congressional Agenda and Homeland Security Funding Bill

    Manu Raju talked about the congressional agenda for the week, including the Senate debate on the Homeland Security funding bill and further action on the Keystone XL pipeline bill. ** This clip is part of C-SPAN Classroom's FREE resources for teachers and students. Visit www.c-spanclassroom.org for more info. **

    • 5 minutes
    • 446 views
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    State Economic and Fiscal Policies

    Niraj Chokshi talked about what the nation's governors would be doing at the 2015 Winter Meeting of the National Governors Association. He discussed the economic and fiscal health of the 50 states and major policy issues facing state governments, including tax policy, the Affordable Care Act, and immigration. ** This clip is part of C-SPAN Classroom's FREE resources for teachers and students. Visit www.c-spanclassroom.org for more info. **

    • 7 minutes
    • 8 views
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    Foreign Policy and the 2016 Presidential Election

    Daniel Halper talked about foreign policy and the potential 2016 presidential candidates. 

    • 9 minutes
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    Federal Judge Blocks Immigration Executive Action

    Alan Gomez talked about a Texas federal judge’s decision to temporarily block President Obama’s executive action on immigration, which will give 26 states time to pursue a lawsuit to permanently stop the orders.

    • 9 minutes
    • 391 views
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    Authorization for Use of Military Force Request

    Patricia Zengerles discussed President Obama’s request for authorization for use of military force against ISIS. A portion of President Obama's statement was included. ** This clip is part of C-SPAN Classroom’s FREE resources for teachers and students. Visit www.c-spanclassroom.org for more info. **

    • 8 minutes
    • 6 views
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    Dockum Drug Store Sit-In

    Carol Hahn and Galyn Vesey talk about the Dockum Drug Store sit-in in which they participated in 1958. This was one of the earliest examples of this type of civil rights protest in the U.S.

    • 10 minutes
    • 2 views
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    Congressional Agenda

    Jonathan Allen talked about legislative and political expectations for lawmakers in the weeks ahead, including looming debates on a use of force authorization and repealing the Affordable Care Act.

    • 12 minutes
    • 6 views
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    U.S. Strategy Against ISIS

    Kevin Baron talked about U.S. and international efforts against the so-called Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL). He also talked about the administration’s new national security strategy presented by National Security Adviser Susan Rice the previous day and the president’s expected request for a congressional resolution authorizing the use of military force (AUMF) against ISIL. ** This clip is part of C-SPAN Classroom’s FREE resources for teachers and students. Visit www.c-spanclassroom.org for more info. **

    • 8 minutes
    • 1,088 views
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    President Obama's Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Proposal

    Representative John Delaney (D-MD) talked about President Obama’s fiscal year 2016 budget plan. Topics included the impact of sequestration and the possibility of replacing mandatory budget caps, as well as infrastructure legislation he introduced in the House.

    • 7 minutes
    • 17 views
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