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    Senator Thomas Carper Oral History Interview

    Senator Thomas Carper (D-DE) talked about his experiences in the Vietnam War. Senator Carper was a naval flight officer during the war, and served in the National Reserve after the war…

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    Week Ahead in Congress

    Mike Lillis spoke by phone about the week ahead in Congress.

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    Clay Aiken on Political Campaigns

    Former “American Idol” contestant Clay Aiken talked about his failed 2014 election bid to represent North Carolina’s 2nd Congressional District and his four-part…

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    Week Ahead in Congress

    Lauren Fox, speaking by phone, previewed the upcoming congressional agenda.  Ms. Fox is a staff correspondent for National Journal.

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    New Member of Congress, Representative Ryan Zinke

    Representative Ryan Zinke (R-MT), a former Navy SEAL and PAC-10 football player, talked about his role as a new member of Congress. Topics included his childhood being raised by his…

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    Congressional Agenda

    Laura Barron-Lopez talked by telephone about the legislative agenda ahead for lawmakers on Capitol Hill as they returned from a two-week holiday recess.

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    New Member of Congress, Representative Norma Torres

    Representative Norma Torres (D-CA) talked about her role as a member of Congress representing California’s 35th District. Topics included her background as an immigrant, her…

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    New Member of Congress, Representative William Hurd

    Representative William Hurd (R-TX) talked about his role as a new member of Congress representing Texas’s 23rd District. Topics included his work for the Central Intelligence…

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    Representative Lois Capps Retirement Announcement

    Representative Lois Capps (D-CA) announced in a video statement that she would not seek re-election in 2016. She said that it was time for her to return home, and that she would…

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    Conversation with Representative Ruben Gallego

    Representative Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) talked about his role as a new member of Congress. Among other topics he discussed his background as a child of immigrants, his experience at…

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    New Member of Congress, Steve Russell

    Representative Steve Russell (R-OK) talked about his role as a new member of Congress. Topics included his career in the U.S. Army and subsequent work advocating for veterans, serving…

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    Q&A with U.S. Senate Youth Program

    High school students from the U.S. Senate Youth Program talked about their participation in a week-long government and leadership education program. 104 students were selected from the…

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    Senator Bob Menendez Statement on Indictment

    Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) spoke to reporters after a grand jury indicted him on public corruption charges. Senator Menendez said, “This is not how my career is going to…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question: “Is the U.S. Senate the world’s greatest deliberative body?” Thomas Erdbrink was interviewed by phone about…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question: “Is the U.S. Senate the world’s greatest deliberative body?”

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    Senator Edward M. Kennedy Institute Dedication

    President Barack Obama delivered the keynote address at the dedication ceremony for the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate in Boston. Other speakers included Vice…

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    Senate Majority Leader Reid's Retirement

    Amber Phillips reported by telephone on the previous day’s announcement that Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) would not seek re-election. She talked about her article in that…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of issues, including negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program, Senator Harry Reid’s (D-NV) retirement, and…

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    Senator Harry Reid Retirement Announcement

    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) announced in a video statement that he would not seek reelection in 2016. Senator Reid said that his exercise accident January 1, 2015, allowed him…

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    Representative Aaron Schock Farewell Speech

    Representative Aaron Schock (R-IL), who was resigning effective March 31, 2015, gave his farewell speech during a special order on the House floor. He did not directly address the…

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