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    Open Phones

    Phone lines were open for viewer comments on whether Congress should authorize the use of force against ISIS* militants.  Lauren French, speaking by phone, previewed the congressional…

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    50 Richest Members of Congress

    Bridget Bowman talked by telephone about Roll Call’s annual “50 Richest Members of Congress” list, that also lists the 10 poorest members, and examined who on the list was…

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    Open Phones

    Phone lines were open for viewer calls on the question: “Does your congressperson represent you?” Bridget Bowman talked by telephone about Roll Call’s annual “50…

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    Week Ahead in Congress

    David Drucker talked by video link from Capitol Hill about the week ahead in Congress, including the congressional response to the president’s request to arm and train Syrian rebels,…

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    Farewell Parade for Senator Levin and Representative McKeon

    The Department of Defense held a farewell parade to celebrate the careers of Senate Armed Services Chair Carl Levin (D-MI) and House Armed Services Chair Howard “Buck” McKeon…

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    Representatives Hoyer and McCarthy on House Agenda

    Majority Leader McCarthy (R-CA) and Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) held a colloquy about the House agenda for the upcoming week.

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    Senate Democratic Leadership on Islamic State Threat

    Senate Democratic leaders held a news conference to urge Congress to authorize Title 10 of the United States Code, giving the president more authority to train and equip moderate groups in…

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    Pre-Election Congressional Agenda

    Kristina Peterson and Billy House talked about the agenda for both House and Senate members ahead of the 2014 midterm elections. C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the…

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    Congressional Agenda

    Adriel Bettelheim talked by Skype from Capitol Hill about upcoming issues in the House and Senate as members return from August recess, including the Taliban prisoner exchange, jobs,…

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    Politics and Eggs Breakfast with Senator Rob Portman

    Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) spoke at the Politics and Eggs Breakfast at St. Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire. He discussed the threat of ISIS*, the American workforce,…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “Should President Obama seek congressional approval for airstrikes in Syria?”

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    Q&A with Representative Charlie Rangel

    Representatives Charles Rangel (D-NY) talked about his more than 40 years in the House, as well as his life before entering public office. Mr. Rangel had recently won the…

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    Remarks by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid

    Senator Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) spoke at a breakfast meeting hosted by the Henderson Chamber of Commerce at the Fiesta Henderson Casino Hotel. He reminisced about his life in…

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    Senator Jim Jeffords Farewell Address

    Senator Jim Jeffords (I-VT) delivered his farewell address to the Senate. He talked about his experiences and thanked his colleagues. Senator Jeffords had not sought re-election…

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    Wikipedia and Congress

    The Cato Institute held a discussion on government transparency and Wikipedia’s potential to provide information about pending legislation. The panelists described their efforts…

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    "Dark Money" in Election Campaigns

    Dave Levinthal talked about his recent six-month investigation into the IRS' Exempt Organizations Division and concerns about increased use of so-called “dark money” in…

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    Congressional Agenda

    Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) talked about issues debated in the House prior to the August 2014 recess, as well as what Congress needed to accomplish in the 12 legislative days that…

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    Republican Strategy and Politics

    Ben Shapiro talked about the state of the Republican party as well as the tea party movement. He also discussed the House authorization of a lawsuit against President Obama,…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on news of the day, and on the House decision to delay its recess in order to debate a border security bill. Lauren French also spoke by…

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    Border Security Spending Legislation Rules

    The House Rules Committee met to consider a same-day rule for considering H.R. 5230, an emergency supplemental spending bill addressing security issues at the U.S.-Mexico border. House…

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