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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments and questions on the King v. Burwell case before the Supreme Court and other issues in the news. Scenes from outside the Court were also shown.

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    Affordable Care Act and Subsidies

    Mary Agnes Carey talked about the federal health insurance exchange subsidies.at issue in the King v. Burwell Supreme Court case on the Affordable Care Act. Among other topics she discussed why the tax credits were included in the law, eligibility requirements, and the implications for the health care law if the Court rules against the subsidies.

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    2015 StudentCam Winners Announcement

    C-SPAN announced the winners of the 2015 StudentCam documentary competition. The grand prize winning video was The Living Wage by Anna Gilligan, Katie Demos, and Michael Lozovoy, eighth graders at School for the Creative and Performing Arts (SCAPA) Bluegrass in Lexington, Kentucky. A clip of their video was shown, and Anna Gilligan was interviewed about their film.

    C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video documentary contest is an annual national competition in which middle and high school students produce a documentary on a specific theme. "The Three Branches and You" was the 2015 theme, with contestants asked to tell a story that demonstrates how a policy, law, or action had affected them or their community.

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    Jess Bravin on Supreme Court Affordable Care Act Subsidy Case

    Jess Bravin previewed oral argument in King v. Burwell, which was happening at the Supreme Court later in the morning. The case concerns the legality of subsidies for health insurance plans sold through federally administered exchanges. 

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    King v. Burwell Plaintiffs' Case

    Michael Cannon, director of health policy studies at the Cato Institute, spoke by telephone about the paper he co-authored that was being used as a premise for the plaintiffs' case in King v. Burwell.

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    Open Phones

    Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the news of the day.

    Michael Cannon and Elizabeth Wydra also joined by phone to discuss the King v. Burwell Supreme Court case, which deals with subsidies awarded under the Affordable Care Act.

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    Open Phones on Prime Minister Netanyahu's Speech

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments after a re-air of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to a joint meeting of Congress earlier that day.

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    Homeland Security Funding and Immigration

    Nancy Ognanovich was interviewed by remote video from Capitol Hill about a bill the House would be considering later in the day. It would fund the Department of Homeland Security through fiscal year 2015 and would not include provisions to defund President Obama’s executive action on immigration.

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    Open Phones on Prime Minister Netanyahu's Speech

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to a joint meeting of Congress.

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the news of the day.

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