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    Online Medical Care

    Health care analysts talked about the emerging industry of online medical care, or “telemedicine.” The panelists focused on the regulatory barriers affecting interstate and…

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    Improving Health and Health Care

    Members of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Prevention Task Force talked about the findings of their report on improving health and health care in the U.S. The recommendations focus on…

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    Affordable Care Act Replacement Efforts

    Jennifer Haberkorn talked about her Politico.com article on Republican efforts to come up with a replacement for the Affordable Care Act before the Supreme Court hands down a decision in…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question: “Have your social views changed over the years?”

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    Military Response to Ebola

    Officials from four Defense Department organizations talked about the U.S. military response to the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, and the research it has conducted on the deadly…

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    Recovering Wasted Food

    Food activists talked about hunger and wasted food in the U.S., and their efforts to increase food recovery. Speakers included the former president of Trader Joe’s who opened a…

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    Food as a Human Right

    Two justice advocates and authors talked about food justice and the basic human right to healthy food both in the U.S. and around the world. Topics included the role of corporations…

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    Communicators with TJ Kennedy

    T.J. Kennedy, acting executive director of First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet), talked about the various aspects of constructing a national first responder communications network.

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    Community Policing and Baltimore Protests

    Panelists talked about lessons learned from the unrest in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody. Topics included ways to improve community policing,…

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    Community Development Efforts

    Civic and policy leaders talked about community development efforts in distressed neighborhoods experiencing poverty, unemployment, foreclosures, and racial divides. The panelists…

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    Nepal Earthquake Response

    Witnesses from the Departments of State and Defense and U.S. Agency for International Development testified at a hearing on the response to the two major earthquakes in Nepal since April…

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    Transportation Security Administration Confirmation Hearing

    Vice Admiral Peter Neffenger testified at a hearing on his nomination to be Homeland Security assistant secretary and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA)…

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    Mental Health Care in the U.S.

    Representative Tim Murphy (R-PA) talked about the state of the U.S. mental health system. He focused on legislation he introduced to improve availability of care, as well as efforts to…

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    Consumer Product Safety Commission Oversight, Part 2

    Consumer and industry advocates testified at a hearing on the effectiveness of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)'s regulations and voluntary safety standards for…

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    Consumer Product Safety Commission Oversight, Part 1

    Members of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) testified at a hearing on the effectiveness of the CPSC’s regulations and voluntary safety standards.

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    The Baltimore Plan

    This 1953 documentary details community and social worker efforts to clean up poor housing conditions in Baltimore, Maryland.

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to a question related to the May 12 Amtrak train crash in Philadelphia: “Do you support or oppose more infrastructure spending?”

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    Open Phones on Congressional Role in Amtrak Safety

    Telephone lines were open for comments on the role of Congress in Amtrak safety.

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    Progressive Agenda to Combat Income Inequality

    New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio (D) held a news conference outside of the U.S. Capitol with labor leaders, Democratic lawmakers, and liberal activists to unveil his 13-point…

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    Senate Leaders on Trade Bill and Health Care Law

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) spoke about the trade promotion authority bill and the health care law.

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