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    Senate Debate on Filibuster Rules

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) said on the Senate floor that Republicans were holding up executive and judicial nominations. He then engaged in a debate with Judiciary…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on congressional budget plans for fiscal year 2015 and their impact on the 2014 midterm elections. Throughout the program Sean Sullivan…

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    Recorded History of the U.S. Congress

    Panelists talked about the state of congressional history. Topics included current projects attempting to retrieve old records from individual members of Congress, as well as the…

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    David Drucker on Congressional Agenda

    David Drucker talked about the week ahead in Congress.

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    Representatives Cantor and Hoyer on House Agenda

    Majority Leader Eric Cantor and Minority Whip Steny Hoyer spoke on the House floor about the upcoming week’s schedule of work on the fiscal year 2015 budget. They then traded…

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    John Shaw on Congressional Agenda

    John Shaw talked about the week ahead in Congress. He said the release of Representative Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) budget is the “main event” on Capitol…

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    Representative Gohmert on Medicare Payment Voice Vote

    Representative Louie Gohmert (R-TX) complained about House leaders allowing a voice vote on the “doc fix” bill without informing members. Representative Gohmert vowed to…

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    White House and Congressional Relations

    Panelists talked about ways to improve White House and congressional relations. Panelists included several former White House chiefs of staff, cabinet secretaries, and a former Senate…

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    Congressional Reform

    Panelists, including former members of Congress and White House advisers, talked about congressional reform. Video from USA Today was shown. Some of the ideas they discussed were…

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    Lobbying Groups Connected to the Russian Government

    Kevin Bogardust talked about his article in The Hill, “Putin’s Lobbyists Escape Sanctions.” The piece explains how Washington, D.C., lobbying groups who count the Russian…

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    Adriel Bettelheim on Congressional Agenda

    Adriel Bettelheim talked about the week ahead in Congress. Topics included bills on Ukraine, and potential opposition due to language boosting funding to the International Monetary…

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    Congress and U.S. Intelligence Agencies

    MIchael Allen talked about the CIA’s alleged searches of a congressional computer system. Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) in a March 11, 2014, Senate…

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    Josh Kalla on Access to Congress

    Yale political science graduate student Josh Kalla spoke via Skype about the field experiment he did with David Broockman of the University of California, Berkeley, to test whether the…

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    Swearing-In of Representative David Jolly

    David Jolly (R-FL) was sworn in by Speaker John Boehner. Representive Jolly won a special election on March 11, 2014, to replace Representative Bill Young, who died in October 2013.…

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    Corporate Money's Influence on Washington

    Michael Schmidt talked about his New York Times story about hedge fund manager William Ackerman. Mr. Ackerman made a $1 billion bet on nutritional supplement company…

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    Senator Chambliss on CIA's Searches of Senate Computers

    Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) talked about the allegations that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) improperly searched a computer network set up for…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on Senate Select Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein’s (D-CA) accusation that the CIA had searched a congressional computer…

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    C-SPAN - 35 Years - 2000

    In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline of memorable moments in the House of Representatives. 

    Congress gained its first…

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    C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1983

    In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline of memorable moments in the House of Representatives. On March 9, 1983, House Speaker…

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    C-SPAN - 35 Years - 1980

    In celebration of the 35th anniversary of C-SPAN, a video clip was shown from the yearly timeline of memorable moments in the House of Representatives. On January 23, 1980, President…

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