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    Housing Assistance for Low-Income Families

    Emily Badger talked about rental assistance provided by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to low-income Americans and a HUD effort to encourage municipalities to reduce…

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    Most Liberal and Conservative Cities in America

    Christopher Warshaw, an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), talked by telephone about his study of the nature of…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls on the question: “Is Your City Liberal or Conservative?” The question was inspired by Forbes magazine’s recently published list of top…

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    Social Security and Medicare Trustees Report

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and other Cabinet secretaries and federal official spoke to reporters about the release of the annual report of the Social Security and Medicare Trustees Board.

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    Presidential Remarks on the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disability Act

    President Obama spoke at a reception to mark the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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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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    White House Conference on Aging, Financial Planning and Retirement Savings

    Labor Secretary Thomas Perez moderated a forum on financial planning and saving for retirement, the second panel discussion of the 2015 White House Conference on Aging. Among other…

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    Q&A with Kristen Soltis Anderson

    Kristen Soltis Anderson talked about her book The Selfie Vote: Where Millennials Are Leading America (And How Republicans Can Keep Up), in which she examines shifting demographics in the…

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    Book Discussion on Project Fatherhood

    Jorja Leap talked about her book, Project Fatherhood: A Story of Courage and Healing in One of America’s Toughest Communities, about men living in the Watts neighborhood of Los…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the Obama administration housing rule proposals intended to diversify wealth neighborhood. Laura Kusisto was interviewed by phone about…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about a new rule announced by his aministration earlier in the week intended to make it easier for communities to implement the…

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    Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

    Officials from the Justice Department, Health and Human Services, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services testified on the Obama…

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    Girl Scout Campout at the White House

    President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama spoke to fourth-grade Girl Scouts attending the first-ever campout on the White House lawn.  The campout was part of the first…

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    Newsmakers with Secretary Julian Castro

    Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro talked about the Obama administration’s housing policy, the Supreme Court decision issued earlier in the week on housing…

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    Book Discussion on The Mercy of the Sky

    Holly Bailey talked about her book The Mercy of the Sky: The Story of a Tornado, in which she recalls a tornado that struck her hometown, Moore, Oklahoma, on May 20, 2013. The storm, the…

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    Work in Retirement

    Experts on aging and health testified on the findings of an AARP study that showed nearly half of retirees either must or want to work during their retirement years. They discussed the…

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    Book Discussion on We Live in the Shadow

    Professor Elaine Bell Kaplan talked about her book "We Live in the Shadow": Inner-City Kids Tell Their Stories through Photographs, in which she documents the lives of at-risk youth living…

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    Child Nutrition Assistance

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack testified on rules and regulations for child nutrition programs. The Health, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 was set to expire on September 30, 2015. The…

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    President Obama Remarks at White House Mentorship and Leadership Graduation Ceremony

    President Obama spoke at the graduation ceremony for participants in the White House Mentorship and Leadership Program. In remarks, he encouraged them to go to college and pursue their…

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    Home Ownership in the U.S.

    Lawrence Yun talked about the state of the U.S. housing market following a 3.3 percent drop in home sales in April 2015, as well as whether home ownership was still part of the…

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