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    Timothy Naftali Interview, Part 2

    Timothy Naftali talked about the House Judiciary Committee hearings on the impeachment of President Richard Nixon forty years previously. He spoke about why impeachment Article II, which…

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    Timothy Naftali Interview, Part 1

    Timothy Naftali talked about the House Judiciary Committee hearings on the impeachment of President Richard Nixon forty years previously. He spoke about why impeachment Article II,…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on “Are You Safer?” on the 10th anniversary of the issuance of The 9/11 Commission Report. Video clips were shown of former 9/11…

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    Communicators with Representatives Lofgren and Shimkus

    Representatives Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and John Shimkus (R-IL) talked separately by video link from the U.S. Capitol about telecommunications and technology legislation they sponsored and…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer opinions about the death penalty, divided by those in support, opposed, and undecided. Richard Dieter, executive director of the Death Penalty…

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    Campaign Fundraising Oversight

    The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing on the alleged abuses of taxpayer funds for political gain by the White House Office of Political Affairs. David…

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    New Federal Crimes

    The House Judiciary Committee Over-Criminaliztion Task Force held a hearing on the growing number of new federal crimes and Congress' enactment of new criminal statutes. The witnesses…

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    Cruise Passenger Safety

    The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee met to discuss the Cruise Passenger Protection Act. The hearing examined the safety and security regulations of the cruising…

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    Congress and National Security

    Panelists talked about congressional oversight of the Homeland Security Department. Former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge called the current oversight committee structure…

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    Illegal Immigration Enforcement

    Secretary Jeh Johnson and Deputy Attorney General James Cole talked about the progress of ongoing enforcement efforts by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Department of Homeland…

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    Book Discussion on The Second Amendment: A Biography

    Michael Waldman talked about his book, The Second Amendment: A Biography, in which he examines the history of the Second Amendment, which protects the right of individuals to keep and bear…

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    Justice Holmes and the Civil War

    Panelists at the Supreme Court Historical Society talked about the impact of the Civil War on the life of Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.  The 2014 Leon Silverman…

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    Evan Davis on United States v. Nixon, Part 2

    Evan Davis, formerly a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee Impeachment Inquiry Staff, talked about the Watergate inquiry 40 years previously and the Supreme Court case United…

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    Evan Davis on United States v. Nixon, Part 1

    Evan Davis, formerly a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee Impeachment Inquiry Staff, talked about the Watergate inquiry 40 years previously. He talked about the U.S.…

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    Gun Violence

    Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, talked by video link form Indianapolis about her group’s work to combat gun violence and change gun laws in the…

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    House Republican Lawsuit Against President Obama

    Legal scholars testified on the merits and viability of a lawsuit against President Obama brought by Speaker John Boehner and House Republicans to ensure the president was properly and…

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    Senators Schumer and Cruz on Birth Control

    Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) spoke on the Senate floor about the Affordable Care Act, contraceptive coverage, the First Amendment, and religious freedom. They were…

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    Telephone Scams

    Witnesses testified at a Senate Special Committee on Aging hearing on efforts to combat the proliferation of telephone scams targeting senior citizens. The committee, which was was…

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    Speaker Boehner's Lawsuit Against President Obama

    Representative Michael Burgess (R-TX) talked about the lawsuit filed by House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) against President Obama over his use of executive power. He also discussed…

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    Child Trafficking Legislation

    Representative Karen Bass (D-CA) talked about the Strengthening the Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act (H.R. 4636), and the problem of sex trafficking in the U.S. The bipartisan…

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