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    Labor Secretary Thomas Perez on Workplace Policy Reforms

    Labor Secretary Thomas Perez was the luncheon speaker at the National Press Club in Washington, DC today/Wednesday. He outlined President Obama’s labor policies including…

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    University of Missouri Racial Tension

    Michael Midddleton, the University of Missouri System interim president, talked about the response to racial tension and student protests on the school’s Columbia campus. He…

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    Wireless Technology Innovations

    Federal Communications Chair Tom Wheeler was the keynote speaker at a National Press Club luncheon. He talked about the importance of the U.S. continuing to be a leader in wireless…

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    Future of the Girl Scouts

    Anna Maria Chávez talked about the future of the Girl Scouts , and about the need for more investment in girls and young women. She also responded to written questions from members of…

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    Zika Virus Response Efforts

    Dr. Tom Friedens talked about efforts to combat the Zika virus. He also responded to questions from the audience.

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    IRS Commissioner John Koskinen Remarks at the National Press Club

    IRS Commissioner John Koskinen spoke at a National Press Club luncheon and responded to written questions from the audience. He warned of budget cuts to the agency, saying one concern…

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    Race in the U.S.

    Filmmaker Ken Burns and Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates talked about race in the U.S.. The two produced documentaries on the Civil Rights Movement that were scheduled to premiere…

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    D.C. Metropolitan Area Transit System

    Paul Wiedefeld talked the future of Washington, D.C.'s, transit system. Among his remarks, he said the transit system is worse off than expected, and outlined his plan to improve…

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    Representative Mac Thornberry on Defense and National Security

    House Armed Services Committee Chair Mac Thornberry (R-TX) spoke outlined his agenda for 2016 at a National Press Club luncheon. In his speech he said the world is more dangerous than…

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    Naval Operations

    Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson spoke about issues and challenges facing the Navy and unveiled his strategic guidance to the fleet. He focused on maritime and global…

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    Human Rights in China

    Miss World Canada Anastasia Lin talked about her experience having her visa denied before her trip to compete in the Miss World finals held in China. She argues her visa was denied…

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    Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis

    Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padiilla talked about the state of the territory’s economy. In his remarks he expressed disappointment that Congress had not taken action to…

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    David Skorton on the Smithsonian Institution

    David Skorton talked about the future of the Smithsonian Institution and responded to questions from audience members. He focused his speech on the importance of investments in arts…

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    International Soccer Governance

    Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan spoke about the future of international soccer and FIFA (International Federation of Association Football) in the wake of the organization’s recent…

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    Air Force Issues

    Deborah Lee James spoke about issues facing the Air Force. Topics included the Air Force’s use of airstrikes to destroy ISIS* targets in Iraq and Syria, budget cuts, and efforts…

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    Governor John Kasich Remarks on National Security

    Governor John Kasich (R-OH), a 2016 presidential candidate, talked about national security. In his remarks he said that his state did not have the authority to block refugees from…

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    Secretary Robert McDonald on Veterans Issues

    Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald spoke about the state of the the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and efforts to improve the department’s health care system.

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    Abby Wambach on the U.S. Women's Soccer Team

    Abby Wambach, the all-time leading international soccer scorer, talked about her career playing with the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team, winning the 2015 World Cup, and her future…

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    Presidential Candidate Ben Carson at the National Press Club

    Dr. Ben Carson, a candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, spoke about his book, A More Perfect Union: What We the People Can Do to Reclaim Our Constitutional…

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    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake on Urban Policy

    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake (D) spoke about urban issues important to Americans living in cities and their metropolitan areas. Other topics included the riots in her city…

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