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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “Is the United States in decline?” The South Carolina primary and other weekend headlines were also…

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    Social Security and Medicare Reform

    Isabel Sawhill talked about possible ways to reform entitlement programs such as Social Security and Medicare, to tackle the growing U.S. deficit. She also responded to telephone calls…

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    News Review

    David Drucker and Reid Wilson talked about the week’s major stories, the congressional agenda, and the 2010 midterm elections. Topics included the latest jobless rate figures and…

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    Domestic Policy Lessons

    Former presidential domestic policy advisers from the Nixon through the George W. Bush Administrations participated in a panel discussion on lessons they learned in their jobs. Topics…

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    Government Search and Seizure of Laptops

    The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee last month held hearings on the constitution and legality of the Department of Homeland Security’s practice of searching and seizing laptops and cell…

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    Telecommunications Issues

    Representative Cliff Stearns, who has served as ranking member of the House Energy and Commerce Telecommunications and the Internet Subcommittee since December 2007, talked by remote video…

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    State of the Banking Industry

    A hearing was held with the regulators of the banking industry to question them on their role in the economic downturn the United States was experiencing in March 2008. The hearing…

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    Border Security

    Attorney General Michael Mukasey and Homeland Secretary Michael Chertoff talked about the administration’s immigration enforcement and border security efforts. They then answered…

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    Tornado Damage in Tennessee

    President Bush toured the tornado damage in Lafayette, Tennessee. The tornados were part of a storm system that hit Tennesee, Mississippi, Alabama, and Kentucky Tuesday night, February…

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    Future of Military Health Care

    The Department of Defense released its final report on Thursday on the future of military health care for wounded soldiers and their families returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. Gail…

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    Hunger and Homelessness Survey

    The panelists talked about a report that was released by the U.S. Conference of Mayors on the problems of hunger and homelessness. They said that economic issues such as poverty, high…

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    House Democratic Leadership News Conference

    Speaker Pelosi and House Democratic leaders talked with reporters about President Bush’s anticipated veto of the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP)…

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    Independent Ethics Commission

    The guests talked about ethics reform in Congress. Susan Ferrechio talked about the details and history of the ethics bill. The guests focused on the issue of lobbying and…

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    Traffic Congestion

    Gordon Witkin talked about his recent U.S. News and World Report cover story "America’s Worst Commutes: Why We’re Losing the War on Traffic". The story focuses on both state and…

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    Conservative Domestic Policy Agenda

    Terry Jeffrey moderated and the panelists discussed the conservative domestic policy agenda. Topics included the health care system and the uninsured, tax cuts, and limited…

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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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    Book Discussion on Annihilation from Within

    Fred Charles Ikle talked about his book Annihilation from Within: The Ultimate Threat to Nations, published by Columbia University Press. Mr. Ikle argued that because of…

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    Civil Liberties While Combating Terrorism

    Attorney General Gonzales spoke to Air Force Academy cadets regarding civil liberties in a time of combating terrorism.

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    Immigration Policy

    Tamar Jacoby will discuss the domestic news of the day including proposed changes to U.S. immigration and border security policies by President Bush and Congress. She responded to…

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    Patriot Act Reauthorization

    Ms. Mac Donald discussed her upcoming testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee on the re-authorization of the USA Patriot Act. She responded to telephone calls, faxes, and…

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