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    Life and Career of Senator Alben Barkley

    Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered a lecture on former Senator Alben Barkley (D-KY), the only other Kentuckian to serve as leader of his party. Senator Barkley served as…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for comments on “Your "To-Do” List for Congress?"

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    Congressional Agenda

    Niels Lesniewski talked by Skype about the remaining legislative items facing Congress ahead of adjourning for five weeks in August and again in September before the November 2014 midterm…

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    House Agenda

    Majority Leader-Elect Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) talked about the House agenda for the upcoming week.

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    Congressional Agenda

    Wesley Lowery talked by video link from Capitol Hill about the congressional agenda for the upcoming week, including House and Senate proposals on border security funding, a veterans'…

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    Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee Executive Session

    The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee held an executive session during which five bills were passed out of the committee before a hearing on cruise ship passenger safety…

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    House Republican Lawsuit Against President Obama

    Legal scholars testified on the merits and viability of a lawsuit against President Obama brought by Speaker John Boehner and House Republicans to ensure the president was properly and…

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    Congressional Agenda

    Lauren French talked by video from Capitol Hill about the debate over reauthorizing the Highway Trust Fund, a House Republican resolution authorizing a lawsuit against President Obama, the…

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    Representatives McCarthy and Hoyer on House Agenda

    Representative Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), who would take over from Eric Cantor as majority leader at the end of the month, made his first appearance in that role as he and Minority Whip Steny…

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    Workforce Training Bill Signing

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) was joined House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and other members of Congress as he signed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act prior to…

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    Senate Subway Stop

    The news media stakeout position at the Senate subway stop underneath the U.S. Capitol was shown. The Senate Armed Services Committee was holding a closed-door hearing in the Capitol…

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    Bipartisan Proposal for Partisan Gridlock

    Former Representative Henry Bonilla (R-TX), a member of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Commission on Political Reform, talked about his group’s recommendations to break…

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    Representative John Dingell on Congress

    Representative John Dingell (D-MI) gave a National Press Club luncheon speech titled “When Congress Worked.” He talked about his some of the changes he had seen during his…

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    Senator McConnell on the Recess Appointment Ruling

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision that day which ruled unanimously that President Obama exceeded his constitutional authority in 2012…

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    Senators McConnell and Reid Tribute to Howard Baker

    Senate Leaders Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Harry Reid (D-NV) paid tribute to former Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker (R-TN), who passed away that same day at the age of 88.

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    Representative Steve Cohen Tribute to Howard Baker

    Representative Steve Cohen (D-TN) paid tribute to former Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker (R-TN), who passed away early that day at the age of 88.

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    Supreme Court Decision on Recess Appointments

    Benjamin Goad talked by video from Capitol Hill about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision that day which ruled unanimously that President Obama exceeded his constitutional authority in…

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    Congressional Agenda

    Cristina Marcos, congressional reporter for The Hill, on the telephone previewed the week ahead in Congress, including upcoming hearings and floor activity.

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on how to fix Congress. Cristina Marcos, speaking by phone, previewed the week ahead in Congress, including upcoming hearings and floor…

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    Book Discussion on Blessed Experiences

    Representative James Clyburn (D-SC) talked about his book, Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black, in which he discusses his life, from his early days in the South to his…

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