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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day, including the resignation of Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sibelius. Sean Sullivan spoke…

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    Health Human Services Secretary Nomination

    President Obama announced his nomination of Office of Management and Budget Director Sylvia Mathews Burwell to replace Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services Kathleen…

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    Jennifer Haberkorn on Health and Human Services Nomination Hearing

    Jennifer Haberkorn talked by telephone about the Senate confirmation process for Sylvia Mathews Burwell, nominee to be secretary of the Health and Human Services…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Jay Carney answered questions from reporters at the daily White House briefing. Topics included the denial of a visa to Iran’s ambassador to the U.N. and the nomination of Sylvia…

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    Support for Military and Veterans' Caregivers

    First lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden announced several initiatives and programs to help support caregivers of wounded active duty and veteran military. In addition, Michelle Obama…

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    Health and Human Services Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified on her department’s fiscal year 2015 budget request, and the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. The…

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    Long-Term Health Care

    Government officials and seniors health care representatives talked about the need for a bipartisan solution to improve the financing and delivery of long-term health care. Long-term…

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    Pediatric Research News Conference

    Congressmen and members of the Miller family spoke to reporters in the White House driveway following a bill signing ceremony for the Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act, which funds…

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    Representative Tim Murphy on Mental Health Crisis Act

    Representative Tim Murphy (R-PA) talked about his Mental Health Crisis Act. The bill seeks to improve access to and delivery of psychiatric care for patients and families most in need…

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    U.S. Army Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    John McHugh and General Raymond Odierno testified on the Army’s fiscal year 2015 budget request. Much of the hearing focused on the previous day’s shooting by a U.S.…

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    Senator Blumenthal on General Motors Recall

    Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) spoke on the Senate floor, calling on General Motors to issue a warning to not drive its cars with bad ignition switches because they are not…

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    Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act Signing

    President Obama signed the Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act. The legislation funds additional research into pediatric cancer, autism, and other diseases. The bill was named…

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    General Motors Ignition Switch Recall

    A Senate subcommittee hearing was held on General Motors' and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s handling of ignition switch complaints in GM cars that had resulted…

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    Alzheimer's Disease Funding

    Abigail Jones talked about her Newsweek article on Alzheimer’s Disease, “Alzheimer’s Is Expensive, Deadly and Growing. So Where’s the Research Money.” The…

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    Centers for Disease Control Report on Autism Rates

    Liz Feld, president of Autism Speak, talked about a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) report showing a significant rise in autism rates among children in the U.S.

    C-SPAN Radio’s…

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    Preview of General Motors Recall Investigation Hearings

    Washington Post senior staff writer Holly Yeager previewed the testimony of General Motors Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra two congressional hearing son the investigation of the…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to a question related to two congressional hearings on General Motors' (GM) handling of a recall of vehicles with faulty ignition switches:…

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    General Motors Ignition Switch Recall

    General Motors CEO Mary Barra and David Friedman, acting administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, testified at a hearing on the automaker’s ignition switch…

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    Mental Health Care Reform

    Virginia State Senator Creigh Deeds (D) talked about mental health care reform. In November 2013, the senator’s son attacked him before committing suicide.
    Investigators said the…

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    Senate Debate on Medicare Payment Bill

    The Senate debated the annual “doc fix” bill to delay for a year the 24 percent cut in Medicare payments to physicians that would go into effect April 1, 2014.

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