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    Open Phones on Lindsey Graham Presidential Campaign Announcement

    Following Senator Lindsey Graham’s (R-SC) announcement in Central, South Carolina, that he would seek the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, telephone lines were open for viewer comments. He was the ninth Republican to declare his candidacy.

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    Federal Disaster Relief

    Michael Greenberger talked about the federal government’s method of distribution to states affected by natural disasters.

    This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series. Each Monday morning the last hour of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost.

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    2015 Hurricane Season

    Richard Knabb spoke by phone about the start of hurricane season. He discussed storm activity predicted for the year, and the resources the Hurricane Center uses to track storms.

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    Benefits for Former Presidents

    James Thurber talked about congressional efforts to limit the pensions and allowances given to former presidents.

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    Niels Lesniewski on the Senate Agenda

    Niels Lesniewski talked about the Senate agenda for the week, and explained some of the intricacies of expiring provisions of the PATRIOT Act. The previous day the Senate held a rare Sunday legislative session to consider expiring PATRIOT Act provisions related to the National Security Agency’s (NSA) bulk phone data collection. Members were not able to pass an extension of the NSA programs and instead voted to begin debate on the House-passed USA FREEDOM Act, which makes changes to the NSA programs.

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls on the Senate allowing provisions of the PATRIOT Act related to government surveillance to expire, while voting to advance a replacement bill, the USA FREEDOM Act.

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    Open Phones on NSA Surveillance

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the Senate’s failure to extend expiring PATRIOT Act National Security Agency (NSA) bulk phone data surveillance provisions.

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    Open Phones on NSA Surveillance

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the Senate’s failure to extend expiring PATRIOT Act National Security Agency (NSA) bulk phone data surveillance provisions.

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    Open Phones on NSA Surveillance

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the Senate’s failure to extend expiring PATRIOT Act provisions for National Security Agency (NSA) bulk phone data surveillance.

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    Q&A with David McCullough

    David McCullough talked about his book The Wright Brothers, in which he talks about the personal stories of Wilbur and Orville Wright, the roles their family played, and the time period in which they lived. Mr. McCullough also spoke about his own experiences as he researched and wrote the book.

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