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    New State Voter Identification Laws

    Civil rights experts talked about the current status and impact of new state voter identification laws. Hans Von Spakovsky said the laws do not suppress voter turnout and help address…

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    NASA Programs and Human Space Flight

    NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and other spoke to reporters and answered questions about NASA’s fiscal year 2011 budget. The budget cuts most of the funding for missions to…

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    Occupy Wall Street Movement, Jobs, and the Economy

    Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream executives talked about about the Occupy Wall Street movement, jobs, and the economy. They said they would continue to support the movement. They…

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    Cancer Research and the Federal Budget

    Dr. Harold Varmus talked about the effects of national debt and the federal budget on cancer research.

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    Gun Control Legislation

    Former Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence President Paul Helmke spoke at the National Press Club about reducing gun violence. He talked about the political debate surrounding gun…

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    Book Discussion on A Simple Government

    Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee talked about his new book, A Simple Government: Twelve Things We Really Need From Washington (and a Trillion That We Don’t), and about a…

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    Senator Schumer on U.S. Tax Policy

    Senator Chuck. Schumer (D-NY) talked about the Democratic Party’s approach to tax policy during the 2012 elections. In his remarks he rejected the idea of cutting tax rates,…

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    Energy Efficiency and Climate Change

    Experts from government, industry and academia outlined ways to develop energy efficiency. Topics included sustainability, clean-energy resource integration, eco-commercial building…

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    Presidential Inauguration Preparation

    Representatives of the inaugural committees, the U.S. Capitol Police, and the military reviewed the schedule of planned events for President Obama’s second inauguration and briefed…

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    Health Care Act Implementation in the States

    Panelists spoke about implementation of the Affordable Care Act and reactions by various states to provisions of the law. Their remarks focused on Medicaid expansion. Under the…

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    Presidential Debates

    Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich talked about methods of improving presidential debates so that they offer thoughtful focus on the issues. He was introduced by Marvin Kalb,…

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    Pensions and Retirement Security

    Josh Gotbaum talked about the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, what it does, how it operates, and the importance of pensions. During his remarks he said that Americans are not…

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    Democratic Party Election Strategy

    Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Congressman Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) talked about the party’s agenda and strategy for 2010 midterm elections. In his remarks…

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    Michael Steele on Health Care Legislation

    Michael Steele spoke about his perspective on President Obama’s initiative to provide health care coverage for all Americans. In his remarks he stated that President…

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    Jobs, the Economy, and States

    Maryland Governor and Democratic Governor Association Chair Martin O’Malley briefed reporters on jobs, the economy, the 2012 election, and how his state was able to cut $6.8 billion…

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    Constitutionality of Health Care Reform Bill

    South Carolina Attorney General Henry McMaster talked with reporters about the review of state attorneys general into the constitutionality of health care legislation being considered by…

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    Breast Cancer Prevention and Federal Screening Guidelines

    Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker, founding chair of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, talked about her opposition to the federal breast cancer screening guidelines released the previous week by…

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    National Security and the Federal Budget

    Government and private-sector defense industry experts spoke to reporters and answered questions about the potential effects of defense budget cuts on national security.

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    Presidential Conventions Since 1968

    Former Democratic presidential nominee George McGovern, Washington Post columnist David Broder, and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Haynes Johnson talked about presidential conventions…

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    2010 Financial Regulations Law

    Representative Barney Frank (D-MA), and ranking member of the House Financial Services Committee, gave an update on the implementation of the 2010 financial regulations law. In his…

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