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    Journalism and Social Media

    A panel discussion examined the pros and cons of the new social media phenomenon which was transforming the way journalists work. The panelists debated if Twitter and other such…

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    Economic Stimulus Legislation

    Panelists talked about the potential impact of the $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 on state and local governments. They talked about the mechanisms of money…

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    Budget Seminar

    Panelists discussed federal budget issues facing Congress, as well as the second Clinton administration budget. They answered questions from the audience.

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    Priorities for Congress 1991

    Sen. Mitchell, Senate majority leader, addressed the Regional Reporters Association in the U.S. Capitol on legislative priorities for Congress. He said the main priority for…

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    Bipartisan Congressional Retreat Preview

    Organizers of a bipartisan congressional retreat discussed their motivations and the agenda for the meeting. They stressed that the meeting is more about how to conduct policy debates…

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    The Federal Budget Process

    The panelists discussed covering the federal budget process for journalists. They talked about the timing of the steps, possible “spin” from the White House and…

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    President's Constitutional Interpretation

    Solicitor General Dellinger talked about the president’s role in interpreting the Constitution. He also took reporters questions about Supreme Court cases affecting their areas,…

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    1996 Senatorial Elections

    Mr. Hensley, Ms. Barnhart and Mr. Jarding discussed some of the closest senatorial races. They explained why they thought the Republicans or Democrats would win a…

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    1996 Congressional Elections

    Mr. Brookover and Mr. Engel discussed some of the closest congressional races, especially several races involving Republicans who first won election in 1994. They also analyzed…

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    Budget Issues

    Democratic members of the so-called Coalition briefed reporters on their role in the ongoing budget negotiations. They talked about why they formed the group and their alternative…

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    U.S. Farm Policy

    Senator Lugar, who chairs the Senate Agriculture Committee, briefed reporters on the status of the 1995 farm bill in the budget reconciliation process and the U.S. commitment to the Bosnian…

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    Congressional Campaign Update

    Mr. Leonard and Mr. Dixon discussed what was going on in the U.S. House races. They also took questions from the audience.

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    National Park Service Concerns

    Director Kennedy talked to reporters about the wide-ranging issues facing the National Park Service.

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    Investigative Reporting

    Mr. Weinberg discussed tips and story ideas for investigative journalism.

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    Investigative Reporting

    Ms. Lytle moderated a discussion among two veteran investigative reporters and the audience of reporters about the fundamentals and finer points of quality investigative reporting.

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    Newspaper Interviewing Techniques

    Mr. Nalder discussed interviewing techniques that are useful for newspaper reporting. He related anecdotes of his tenure as a reporter and said that the best quality for a…

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    '94 Senate Agenda

    Senator Mitchell briefed local and regional reporters concerning the legislative agenda for the 1994 Congress. He spoke about the president’s health care reform plan.

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    Rural Issues

    Rep. Long, chairman of the Congressional Rural Caucus and a former business professor, spoke at a meeting of the Regional Reporters Association on what the rural community can expect…

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    Presidential Inauguration Planning

    Mr. Mintz briefed reporters in the National Press Club on the plans for the inauguration of President-elect Clinton on January 20, 1993. The inauguration festivities were titled…

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    Congressional Retrospective Speech

    Senator Mitchell, the Senate majority leader, addressed the topic of Congress. He reviewed the last term, and previewed the next. After his prepared remarks, Sen. Mitchell…

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