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    Newsmakers with Representative Raul Grijalva

    Representative Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) talked about about the 2016 presidential race. Co-chair of the Progressive Caucus, he was the first member of Congress to endorse Democratic…

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    House Speaker Weekly Briefing

    House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) briefed reporters and responded to questions on his party’s legislative agenda. He said the House was getting “very close” to passing…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to their questions on a variety of topics. He re-emphasized the importance of Congress acting on the Puerto Rican debt crisis, Zika virus…

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony for the 65th Infantry Regiment

    Congressional leaders presented the Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the 65th Infantry Regiment, known as the Borinqueneers. The regiment was composed of Puerto Rican service members…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of topics, including a recent North Korean ballistic missile test, efforts to prevent and cure the Zika virus, and…

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    House Speaker Weekly Briefing

    House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) briefed reporters and responded to questions on his party’s legislative agenda, including Puerto Rico’s debt restructuring, the budget, and…

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    House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) briefed reporters and responded to questions on her party’s legislative agenda. Topics included the budget, the presidential campaign,…

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    Puerto Rico's Political Status and Debt Crisis

    American University’s Washington College of Law hosted a discussion with legal scholars, professors, and politicians on Puerto Rico’s political status and debt crisis. They…

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    Puerto Rican Debt

    Panelists talked about Puerto Rico’s debt crisis, as well as ways the U.S. could help the territory achieve financial stability. Among the various options they discussed were…

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    Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis

    Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padiilla talked about the state of the territory’s economy. In his remarks he expressed disappointment that Congress had not taken action to…

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    Puerto Rican Debt

    Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi (D-PR) talked about Puerto Rico’s efforts to resolve its $72 billion debt. He discussed his recent op-ed, in which he argues debt problems…

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    Debt Crises in Greece and Puerto Rico

    Roben Farzad talked about the potential impact of the ongoing debt crises in Greece and Puerto Rico on the U.S. and global economies.

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    Government Debt in Greece and Puerto Rico

    Panelists talked about the debt crises in Greece and Puerto Ricoand the effects they could have on the Eurozone and the U.S. economies. Though the countries face similar economic…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of issues. He said that the nuclear talks with Iran would be extended beyond the June 30, 2015, deadline and…

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    After Words with Nelson Denis

    Nelson Denis talked about his book, War Against All Puerto Ricans: Revolution and Terror in America’s Colony, about the history of Puerto Rico and its turbulent relationship with the…

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    President Obama in San Juan, Puerto Rico

    President Obama spoke at the International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He said he was fulfilling a campaign promise with his visit, the first official visit by a U.S. President…

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    Puerto Rico and Federal Health Care

    Governor Luis Fortuno of Puerto Rico talked about his Capitol Hill visit to advocate for parity in health care funding for U.S. residents of Puerto Rico. He believes residents of the…

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    Political News Review

    John Mercurio reported on the June 1 Puerto Rico primary, Bill Clinton in Indiana, and record Democratic registration in Pennsylvania.

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    Book Discussion on Puerto Rico's Future

    Dick Thornburgh talked about his book, Puerto Rico’s Future: A Time to Decide, published by the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He was joined by a panel of…

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    Congressional Voting Rights

    Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton talked about a bill to give partial voting rights to the five delegates in Congress who are scheduled for a vote in the House on the next day. The bill…

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