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Laura Finch's MyC-SPAN

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    State Department Daily Briefing

    Deputy Spokesman Mark Toner briefed reporters and responded to questions on a range of international topics.

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    Senate Democratic Agenda

    Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Mark Warner (D-VA), and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) spoke to reporters to review the past seven months of Republican control of the Senate, and to outline their party’s legislative priorities.

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    Senator Mitch McConnell on the Legislative Agenda

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke with reporters and responded to questions on the legislative agenda, including the six-year highway funding legislation just passed by the Senate. Other topics included the Iran nuclear agreement and Planned Parenthood.

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    House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) held her last weekly legislative press briefing before the August recess.

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    Senator Bernie Sanders Remarks on the Economy

    Democratic presidential candidate and Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) took part in an interview hosted by the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. He answered questions concerning the economy, immigration, race relations, and issues affecting the Latino community. He also discussed his chances of winning the Democratic nomination and vowed not to run as a third-party candidate in the 2016 presidential election.

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    Veterans Affairs Whistleblower Claims

    A hearing was held to review claims of retaliation against whistleblowers at the Veteran Affairs (VA) Department. The first panel was comprised of doctors who reported problems speaking about their experiences. In the second panel, the VA deputy inspector general spoke about actions her office was taking to address whistleblower claims. Carolyn Lerner talked about the work of the Office of Special Counsel to represent whistleblowers who had made claims with her office.

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