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    Newsmakers with Representative Jeb Hensarling

    Financial Services Committee Chair Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) talked about his plan to replace the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial regulations law, which he calls a “failure,” and is part…

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    Newsmakers with Steve Lonegan and Bob Vander Plaats

    Two Republican Party activists talked about the presidential campaign and their differing views on the “Stop Trump” movement. Steve Lonegan waned to “unbind”…

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    Newsmakers with Representative Xavier Becerra

    House Democratic Caucus Chair Xavier Becerra (D-CA) talked about the role of Latinos in the 2016 election, the California presidential primary, and legislative issues in the House,…

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    Newsmakers with Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James

    Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James talked about the Air Force and wider military issues. Topics included Congress’s defense policy debates, actions by China and the U.S. in…

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    Newsmakers with Admiral John Richardson

    Chief of Naval Operations John Richardson talked about defense policy and budget issues and his own vision for the Navy, the Navy’s role in the South China Sea, its response to…

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    Newsmakers with Representative Mac Thornberry

    House Armed Services Chair Mac Thornberry (R-TX) talked about the National Defense Authorization Act, passed by the House earlier that week, and issues associated with it such as the debate…

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    Newsmakers with Representative Rob Bishop

    House Natural Resources Committee Chair Rob Bishop (R-UT) discussed congressional negotiations over legislation to assist Puerto Rico with its $70 billion debt. The island failed to make…

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    Newsmakers with Puerto Rican Governor Padilla

    Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla (D-PR) talked about Puerto Rico’s default on a $422 million debt payment and the impasse in Washington over how to respond to the crisis. He…

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    Newsmakers with Representative Raul Grijalva

    Representative Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) talked about about the 2016 presidential race. Co-chair of the Progressive Caucus, he was the first member of Congress to endorse Democratic…

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    Newsmakers with Secretary Robert McDonald

    Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald talked about how he was addressing long wait times for veterans at VA hospitals, along with reports of VA under-staffing, wasteful spending at…

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    Newsmakers with Representative Jim Jordan

    House Freedom Caucus Chair Jim Jordan (R-OH) described the roleof the Freedom Caucus, especially in blocking Republican leaders from meeting an April 15, 2016, budget deadline. He…

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    Newsmakers with Senator Mark Warner

    Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) talked about a variety of issues, including a proposed digital security commission to investigate encryption issues, safety and funding of public transportation…

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    Newsmakers with Former Representative David McIntosh

    Former Representative David McIntosh (R-IN), president of Club For Growth, talked about the Wisconsin Republican presidential primary, including his group’s efforts to derail the…

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    Newsmakers with Representative Tom Cole

    Representative Tom Cole (R-OK) talked about the House Republican debate over the budget and the appropriations process for fiscal year 2017. He also spoke about the possibilities for a…

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    Newsmakers with Nan Aron

    Nan Aron talked about President Obama’s nomination of Merrick Garland to the U.S. Supreme Court. Ms. Aron’s organization, Alliance for Justice, supports his nomination.

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    Newsmakers with Tony Perkins

    Tony Perkins talked about issues including the role of evangelicals in the 2016 election campaigns, the Republican race for the presidential nomination, and whether conservatism was…

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    Newsmakers with Senator Patrick Leahy

    Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Patrick Leahy (D-VT) talked about the dispute between Republicans and Democrats over holding hearings before the presidential election on a nominee…

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    Newsmakers with John Koskinen

    Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen talked about the IRS fiscal year 2017 budget request and efforts to efforts to upgrade and streamline IRS operations. Other topics…

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    Newsmakers with Representative Adam Smith

    House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA) talked about issues including the fiscal year 2017 defense budget and whether the U.S. military was being weakened by budget…

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    Newsmakers with Senator Johnny Isakson

    Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Chair Johnny Isakson (R-GA) talked about President Obama’s proposed fiscal year 2017 budget for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Secretary…

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