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    Vice President Biden Domestic Policy Address

    Vice President Biden addressed an audience of young people about ways they could translate their interests into positive change. He talked about a range of issues including climate…

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    Gun Violence Prevention Panel

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    U.S. Strategy Against ISIS

    Retired General John Allen, who serves as special presidential envoy, talked about the campaign against ISIS* miltants. He also spoke briefly about the Iran nuclear agreement reached…

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    U.S.-China Relations and the Middle East

    The Center for American Progress hosted a panel discussion on U.S. and Chinese interests in the Middle East. Both countries share concerns about violent extremism, oil and energy issues,…

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    Supreme Court 2014 Term Review

    Legal experts talked about possible effects of upcoming U.S.Supreme Court rulings on Affordable Care Act subsidies, housing discrimination, and marriage equality. The discussion…

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    Criminal Justice and Race

    Community advocacy groups and law enforcement officials talked about over-criminalization and the effect of mass incarceration on African-American communities and ways to reform policing…

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    Early Childhood Education

    Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe (D) talked about his state’s investment in early childhood education. He said that investing in early education was as cost saving measure and…

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    Undocumented Students and Immigration Policy

    Higher education officials and student activists talked about the experience of undocumented immigrants who are also students in the United States. They spoke about the benefits and…

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    Urban Development, Economy, and Jobs

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro, and others talked about the economy and jobs, and how cities across the U.S. were…

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    State Economic Initiatives

    Panelists talked about opportunities to improve low and middle-income wages and working conditions. Topics included minimum wage, health care costs, and women’s health and…

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    Defense and National Security

    Former Defense Secretary William Cohen talked about U.S. security challenges and the impact of budget cuts. He criticized President Obama foreign policy strategy and said the U.S.…

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    Economy and Income Inequality

    Larry Summers and Ed Balls, chairs of the Inclusive Prosperity Commission (IPC), spoke about a report released by the IPC aimed at reinvigorating the middle class and reducing income…

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    Representative Chris Van Hollen on Wages and Economic Policy

    Representative Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), ranking member of the House Budget Committee spoke about wage stagnation. He outlined his plan to increase compensation for middle-and…

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    U.S. Foreign Policy

    Panelists talked about U.S. foreign policy issues. Topics included U.S. leadership and power in the world, lessons learned from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, and future relations with…

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    Wages and Benefits

    Labor Secretary Tom Perez argued for raising the federal minimum wage, which was $7.25 at the time of the program. Following his remarks, panelists talked about enforcement of federal…

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    Climate Change Policy

    Todd Stern talked about global climate change policy following President Obama.'s climate change deal with China. He also previewed the president’s trip to India in January, and…

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    Funding for Public Colleges and Universities

    Panelists talked about a new report showing a decline in state funding of third-level public education, and offered their recommendations for state reinvestment in public colleges and…

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    Secretary Burwell on Health Insurance Enrollment

    Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell talked about the upcoming open enrollment period in the health insurance marketplace, and the efforts of her department to ensure the…

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    Diversity of Elected Officials

    Representative Donna Edwards (D-MD) was the keynote speaker at a forum on the under-representation of women and people of color in elected office. Brenda Carter presented the results…

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    Common Core Education Standards

    The Center for American Progress hosted a discussion on common core standards, which more than 40 states and the District of Columbia had adopted. The panelists focused on what common…

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