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    Republican Senators on Compensatory Time

    Republicans Senators called on the Senate to take up an amendment allowing non-exempt workers to take compensatory time instead of overtime pay for working overtime. They argued this…

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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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    Urban School Performance

    Peggy Carr and Stephen Sawchuck talked about a U.S. Department of Education assessment of math and reading skills among fourth and eighth graders at 21 urban school districts. 

    This…

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    Global Economic Inequality

    Jim Yong Kim talked about World Bank’s efforts to address global economic inequality, announcing plans to end extreme poverty by 2030. He also talked about building a hydro-electric…

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    Federal Emergency Management Agency Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    Craig Fugate testified on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) agency’s $10.38 billion fiscal year 2015 budget request. The proposal includes $7 billion for the…

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    Exxon Valdez Oil Spill 25th Anniversary

    Conservation advocates discussed the long-term impact of the Exxon Valdez oil spill to mark the 25th anniversary of the tanker’s March 24, 1989, accident in Prince William Sound,…

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    Panel Discussion on Charity

    Panelists talked about charity. Panelists included Ken Stern, author of With Charity For All: Why Charities Are Failing and a Better Way to Give and Michael Weinstein, co-author of The…

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    Millennials in Adulthood Poll Results

    College Republican National Chair Alex Smith and College Democrats National Vice President Natasha McKenzie discussed the new PEW poll, Millennials in Adulthood. The poll revealed…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Ohio Congressman Bill Johnson delivered the weekly Republican address. He discussed the impact of the Affordable Care Act on the nation’s seniors, particularly those enrolled in the…

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    Bill Gates on Global Poverty and Development

    Bill Gates talked about global poverty and development. He discussed his foundation, the future of philanthropy, and his prediction that there would be fewer than ten poor countries by…

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    Book Discussion on Words Will Break Cement

    Moscow-based journalist Masha Gessen talked about her book, Words Will Break Cement: The Passion of Pussy Riot, in which she profiles the feminist punk rock collective, Pussy Riot, whose…

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    Youth and Financial Decision-Making

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, Education Secretary Arne Duncan, and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray spoke at the first public meeting of the President’s…

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    2014 Conservative Political Action Conference, Demographics Panel

    Pollsters talked about the demographic shifts in the nation and what they portended for Republican candidates.

    “Clairvoyance and Hard Date: Electoral Trends for 2014, 2016, and ...…

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    Climate Change, Austerity, and the Return of Authoritarianism

    A panel discussion was held on topics such as science, moral issues in economics, climate change and the use of non-violent civil disobedience.

    Michael Ash is an author of an essay…

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    Census Report on Young Non-Citizens

    Elizabeth Grieco and Doris Meissner spoke about a Census Bureau report titled “Noncitizens Under Age 35: 2010-2012,” which presented demographic and socio-economic information…

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    Philanthropy and Higher Education

    Social historian Earl Lewis gave the annual Harry Howard Lecture at Vanderbilt University. He talked about philanthropy, the humanities, and higher education

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Florida Congressman Tom Rooney delivered the weekly Republican address. He discussed the health care law’s impact on seniors.

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    Welfare Reform

    Representative Jim Jordan (R-OH) talked about his proposals for welfare reform. Following remarks, he participated in a panel discussion on the Welfare Reform Bill with the Heritage…

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    Fiscal Conditions of Businesses

    Nelson Schwatz talked by video link from New York City about the condition of the middle class by examining the fiscal condition of businesses that cater to it. He said that sales were…

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    Emergency Medical Response to Mass Shootings

    Former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Richard Carmona discussed research and efforts to improve survival and first responder training for improvised explosive device (IED) and mass shooting…

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