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    Defense of Marriage Act

    Roberta Kaplan talked about her experience arguing against the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) before the U.S. Supreme Court. Ms. Kaplan’s client in the DOMA case was Edith…

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    Steve Phillips on Race and Politics

    Lawyer and philanthropist Steve Phillips spoke at the City Club of Cleveland about changing demographics, race, and politics in the United States. Mr. Phillips helped create the…

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    Book Discussion on Customary International Law in Times of Fundamental Change

    Michael Scharf, who served as an advisor to several war crime and genocide tribunals, talked about his book, Customary International Law in Times of Fundamental Change, in which he looks at…

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    Health Care, Insurance and Medicare

    Bruce Broussard spoke about health care, insurance, and Medicare. Topics included the Affordable Care Act (the health care law), new approaches to integrating delivery systems, the…

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    Ohio Senate Debate

    Incumbent Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown (D) and his challenger, Ohio State Treasurer Josh Mandel (R), met in the first of three scheduled debates. They answered questions, including some…

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    Ohio 16th Congressional District Debate

    Representatives Betty Sutton (D) and Jim Renacci (R) met in Cleveland for Ohio’s 16th Congressional District debate. Moderated by WCPN’s Mike McIntyre. They answered…

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    Broadband and Competitiveness

    Blair Levin talked about the National Broadband Plan and government efforts to bring high-speed Internet services to rural areas. Following his remarks moderated a discussion on the…

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    U.S. Economy and the Republican Party Agenda

    House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) talked about the U.S. economy. In his comments he said that President Obama should fire his economic team. He also called on the…

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    Urban Issues

    Mayor Jay Williams talked about some of the economic and law enforcement initiatives that his city has implemented to revitalize itself. Following his remarks he responded to audience…

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    Third Party Presidential Candidates Debate

    Third party presidential candidates participated in a debate in Cleveland, Ohio. Dan Moulthrop moderated.

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    U.S. Economy and Campaign 2008

    Governor Ted Strickland spoke about the state of the economy, its potential impact on economic growth in various states, and media speculation about his interest in the Democratic vice…

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    Race and Higher Education

    Beberly Daniel Tatum talked about “In Search of Wisdom: Preparing the Next Generation of Leaders for Leadership in a Changing Democracy.” Professor Tatum is the president of…

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    U.S. Economic Policy

    Rob Portman talked about the federal budget, taxes, the economy, and other issues. He also responded to questions from members of the audience.

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    Ohio Senate Debate

    Incumbent Republican Senator DeWine met Democratic challenger Rep. Brown met in a debate where audience members asked questions of the candidates. The telecast contained campaign…

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    BookTV Preview

    A preview clip of George Crile talking about Charlie Wilson’s War was shown.

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    Book Discussion on Charlie Wilson's War

    George Crile talked about his new book, Charlie Wilson’s War: The Extraordinary Story of the Largest Covert Operation in History, published by Atlantic Monthly Press. The author…

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    State of the U.S. Economy

    Senator Daschle talked about the U.S. economy, including President Bush’s economic stimulus plan and what could be done to help the economy. Following his speech, Senator Daschle…

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    Economic Issues

    Senator Kerry talked about the state of the economy and the Bush administration’s tax proposals. He said that President Bush’s request to make tax cuts permanent should be…

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    Terrorism: Legal and Global Challenges

    Mr. Freeh talked about terrorist threats and the legal challenges of preventing and prosecuting terrorism. Among the topics he addressed were the power of the police force and…

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    Democratic Party Issues

    Mr. McAuliffe talked about family issues versus special interests. This is one of a series of speeches outlining differences between the Democratic Party and the Republican…

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