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    Charges Against Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert

    Chicago Sun-times Federal Courts Reporter Jon Seidel joined by phone to talk about former House Speaker Dennis Hastert’s (R-IL) indictment on charges of allegedly lying to the FBI and…

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    New Member of Congress, Representative Mike Bost

    Representative Mike Bost (R-IL) talked about his role as a new member of Congress. Representative Bost is a former Marine, volunteer firefighter, and owns a beauty shop with his…

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    New Member of Congress, Representative Lee Zeldin

    Representative Lee Zeldin (R-NY) talked about his role as a new member of Congress. Prior to his victory over incumbent Tim Bishop (D-NY), Representative Zeldin served in the New York…

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    New Member of Congress, Representative Bonnie Watson Coleman

    Representative Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) talked about her role as a new member of Congress. She spoke about her experiences so far as the first African-American woman to serve in the…

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    New Member of Congress, Representative Mark Takai

    Representative Mark Takai (D-HI) talked about his role as a new member of Congress. Representative Takai was a state representative and still serves in the Hawaii Army National…

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    Senate Legislative Priorities

    National Journal staff correspondent Alex Rogers spoke by phone about Senate legislative priorities ahead of the Memorial Day recess.

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    14th Amendment and Tourist Baby Boom

    Susan Berfield talked about her Bloomberg Businessweek article, “Chinese Maternity Tourists and the Business of Being Born American.” The piece describes foreign families who…

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    Senator Joe Manchin on Bipartisanship

    Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) talked about legislation he is sponsoring that is intended to reduce waste and improve government performance and efficiency. He also talked about his…

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    Congressional Ethics Investigations

    Paul Singer talked about the Office of Congressional Ethics' probe of ten members of the House of Representatives who are accused of accepting an improper trip in 2013 from a state oil…

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    Book Discussion on The Partisan Divide

    Former Representative Martin Frost (D-TX) and journalist Richard Cohen talked about their book, The Partisan Divide: Congress in Crisis, which they wrote with former Representative Tom…

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    Congressional Agenda

    Lauren French talked about key issues before the House and Senate in the upcoming week, including trade promotion authority, legislation to extend expiring National Security Agency (NSA)…

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    Representative Daniel Donovan Swearing In

    Representative Daniel Donovan (R-NY) was sworn in as a member of the 114th Congress. He replaced Representative Michael Grimm (R-NY), who resigned earlier in the year. Members of the…

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    State of the U.S. Senate

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke about the state of the U.S. Senate. He talked about the progress of the U.S. Senate under his leadership and his plans on how to…

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    Transportation Policy

    House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chair Bill Shuster (R-PA) talked about policy challenges and opportunities facing his committee, including replenishing the Highway Trust…

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    Senate Judiciary Committee Agenda

    Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Chuck Grassley (R-IA) talked about about the committee’s agenda and actions, including the recent confirmation of Loretta Lynch as attorney…

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    Senator Daniel Akaka Oral History Interview

    Senator Daniel Akaka (D-HI) talked about growing up in Hawaii, witnessing the attack on Pearl Harbor, and how that event affected native Hawaiians and led to the Senator’s service in…

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    Senate Compromise on Human Trafficking Bill

    Burgess Everett was interviewed by remote video from Capitol Hill about the compromise reached in the Senate on anti-abortion language contained in the human trafficking bill. The deal…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question: “What is the effectiveness of the 114th Congress after its first 100 days in session?” Jonathan Weisman, speaking…

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    Sarah Mimms on the Congressional Agenda

    National Journal staff correspondent Sarah Mimms, speaking by phone, previewed the upcoming week in Congress.

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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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