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    Wildfire Prevention and Forest Management Budget

    Environmental advocacy organization representatives and officials from the Departments of Agriculture, Interior, and State testified at a hearing on wildfire prevention and forest…

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    Defense Spending Bill Amendments

    John Donnelly talked by video from Capitol Hill about key amendments to fiscal year 2017 defense spending legislation being debated on the House floor and the new House rules limiting…

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    Senators McConnell, Durbin, and McCain on Defense Authorization Bill

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), and Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Armed Services Committee Chair John McCain (R-AZ) debated the fiscal year 2017 National Defense…

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    Congressional Agenda and Appropriations Process

    Kellie Mejdrich talked about the House vote to defeat H.R. 5055, a water and energy appropriations bill that included Zika virus funding, and the appropriations process for fiscal year 2017.

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    House Speaker Weekly Briefing

    At his weekly briefing with the press, Speaker Paul Ryan said it was “unfortunate” the House did not pass the fiscal year 2017 energy and water spending bill because it was a…

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    Cost of the War on Terror

    James Bovard talked about his Reason.com article on the war on terror, which he says has cost the U.S. $4 trillion since it began in 2001. This program was part of a “Washington…

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    Newsmakers with Representative Mac Thornberry

    House Armed Services Chair Mac Thornberry (R-TX) talked about the National Defense Authorization Act, passed by the House earlier that week, and issues associated with it such as the debate…

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    Maloney Anti-LGBT Discrimination Amendment

    Reporter Cristina Marcos talked about Representative Sean Maloney’s (D-NY) amendment to the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act intended…

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    Special Education Funding

    Christina Samuels talked about federal funding for special education programs as new data shows the number of students in such programs is rising. This program was part of C-SPAN’s…

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    Defense Authorization Legislation

    John Donnelly reported by video from Capitol Hill about the fiscal year 2017 Defense Authorization bill set for consideration in the House the next week and how the House measure compares…

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    Up to Our Necks

    Up to Our Necks was the grand prize winner in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. The video was produced by Olivia Hurd, a tenth grader at Jenks High School in Jenks,…

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    Senators on Federal Spending

    A discussion by the Senate majority and minority leaders on fiscal year 2017 federal spending turned into a debate on funding to deal with the Zika virus in the U.S. The pending bill…

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    House Speaker Weekly Briefing

    House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) briefed reporters and responded to questions on his party’s legislative agenda. He said the House was getting “very close” to passing…

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    Defense Authorization Markup, Part 1

    When the committee returned from the House vote break, it began taking a series of recorded roll call votes on the previously debated amendments involving alternative fuel facilities,…

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    Defense Authorization Markup, Part 3

    The House Armed Services Committee continued its markup of H.R. 4909, the National Defense Authorization Act, authorizing Defense Department programs and policies for fiscal year 2017.…

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    Senate Debate on Energy and Water Spending Bill

    The Senate blocked advancement of an energy and water spending bill for fiscal year 2017, its first appropriations bill of the year. The issue behind the failed vote was an amendment…

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    Defense Authorization Markup, Part 2

    The House Armed Services Committee continued its markup of H.R. 4909, the National Defense Authorization Act, authorizing Defense Department programs and policies for fiscal year 2017. This…

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    State Department Fiscal Year 2017 Budget

    State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) officials testified at a Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee hearing on the United State’s human rights and…

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    House Speaker Weekly Briefing

    House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) briefed reporters and responded to questions on his party’s legislative agenda, including tax reform proposals, the federal budget for fiscal year 2017,…

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    Senators Alexander and Feinstein on Energy and Water

    Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Diane Feinstein (D-CA), chair and ranking member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, introduced an energy and…

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