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    Weekly Republican Address

    House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) delivered the weekly Republican address. She talked about the progress that the new Congress was making in areas that…

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    Book Discussion on Augusta and Aiken in Golf's Golden Age

    Stan Byrdy talked about his book, Augusta and Aiken in Golf’s Golden Age, a photographic record of the history of golf in Augusta, Georgia, the sport’s economic impact, and how…

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    History of the House Ways and Means Committee

    House Ways and Means Committee Chair Paul Ryan (R-WI), Ranking Member Sander Levin (D-MI), and political commentator Cokie Roberts delivered remarks at a program celebrating the history of…

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    Open Phones

    News headlines were read and phone lines were open views on big game hunting, with a line reserved for hunters. The question was inspired by the death of Cecil, a lion beloved in…

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    House Pro Forma Session

    The House convened for a pro forma session.

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    Newsmakers with Senator Richard Shelby

    Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL), chair of the Senate Banking Committee, talked about the banking system since the implementation of financial regulatory reform. Senator Shelby said the…

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    Senate Pro Forma Session

    The Senate convened for a pro forma session.

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    Open Phones

    News headlines were read and phone lines were open for viewer calls on the question: “Is hosting the Olympics in the U.S. worth the cost to taxpayers?” Lisa Delpy Neirotti,…

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    Democratic Review of the Senate

    Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Mark Warner (D-VA), and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) spoke to reporters to review the past seven months of Republican control of the…

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    Senator Mitch McConnell on the Legislative Agenda

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke with reporters and responded to questions on the legislative agenda, including the six-year highway funding legislation just passed by…

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    House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) held her last weekly legislative press briefing before the August recess.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed a three-month extension for highway and mass transit programs in order to meet the July 31 funding deadline. Members also passed a six-year highway funding bill,…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls on news of the day.

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    Representative Chaka Fattah on Corruption Indictment

    Representative Chaka Fattah (D-PA) spoke with reporters on Capitol Hill following news of a Justice Department indictment 29 federal corruption charges connected to his failed 2007 campaign…

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    New Member of Congress, Representative Brenda Lawrence

    Representative Brenda Lawrence (D-MI) talked about her role as a new member of the 114th Congress. Topics included her career as a postal worker, her time as mayor of Southfield,…

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    New Member of Congress, Representative Tom MacArthur

    Representative Tom MacArthur (R-NJ) talked about his role as a new member of the 114th Congress. He discussed his habit of entering the House chamber through the doors on the…

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    House Speaker Weekly Briefing

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) briefed reporters and responded to questions on his party’s legislative agenda. He said he was confident there would be “smooth…

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    House Session

    The House passed a bill to expand the Veterans Affairs Department’s authority to fire or demote VA employees based on performance. It also approved a three-month extension of…

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    Morning Hour

    The House convened for Morning Hour, with members permitted to speak on a variety of topics.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed consideration of a six-year highway and transit funding bill.

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