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    113th Congress Legislative Agenda

    Emma Dumain previewed the legislative agenda in the second session of the 113th Congress. Topics included health care, unemployment insurance, and spending.

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on “President Obama on 2014: 'A Breakthrough Year'.” The question was inspired by President Obama’s year-ending press…

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    David Hawkings on Effectiveness of Congress

    David Hawkings spoke by phone about the various ways to judge the effectiveness of members of Congress. He also spoke about his blog post on the productivity of the 113th Congress, the…

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    House Speaker Boehner on Democratic Obstruction

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) spoke on the floor to criticize Senate Democrats and President Obama for failing to work together with the House to pass legislation to help create jobs…

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    Political Landscape in 2013

    David Winston and Steven McMahon talked about the political landscape during the opening months of the 113th Congress, and they responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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    Washington Classroom with Jonathan Martin

    Jonathan Martin previewed the agenda for the 113th Congress and President Obama’s second term. He discussed the factors and events that determined the outcome of the 2012…

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    New Member of Congress, Representative Steven Horsford

    Representative Steven Horsford (D-NV), a freshman member of the House, talked about agenda for the 113th Congress, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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    Senate Leaders' Priorities for the 113th Congress

    In the first Senate session since the inauguration Democratic and Republican leaders outlined their priorities for the 113th Congress. Majority Leader Harry Reid spoke about the…

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    Newsmakers with Senator Patrick Leahy

    Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Patrick Leahy (D-VT) talked about upcoming hearings on gun control and other issues on the committee’s agenda. Topics included immigration…

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    Representative Sander Levin on the Congressional Agenda

    Representative Sander Levin (D-MI) talked about legislative priorities for the 113th Congress, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He discussed…

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    Senate Judiciary Committee Legislative Priorities

    Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Patrick Leahy (D-VT) talked about gun violence and the Violence Against Women Act as the committee’s top priorities in the 113th Congress. Other…

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    Representative Scott Rigell on Tax Reform

    Representative Scott Rigell (R-VA) talked about the agenda for the 113th Congress, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communication. He said he originally ran for the…

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    Women in Congress

    Stephanie Schriock talked about how the number of women in the 113th Congress will affect both issues and the political environment. Topics included the role of EMILY’s List in…

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    Newsmakers with Representative Xavier Becerra

    Representative Xavier Becerra (D-CA) talked about his priorities as the new chair of the House Democratic Caucus, and the role of Democratic leadership in issues facing the 113th Congress…

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    Progressive Agenda for 2013

    Adam Green talked about the work of his Progressive Change Campaign Committee, and the organization’s agenda for the 113th Congress.*He also outlined what progressives would like to…

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    Political Environment in 2013

    Republican strategist John Freehery and Democratic strategist Jim Manley talked about the political environment in 2013, the incoming 113th Congress' legislative agenda, and how President…

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    Congressional Salaries

    Daniel Schuman talked about how much current members of Congress are paid, recent efforts to increase salaries, and the perks of congressional service. Topics included average…

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    Senate Republican Agenda for the 113th Congress

    Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) talked about the Republican Senate agenda for the 113th Congress, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included Social…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “Will the 113th Congress be any different from the 112?”
    Seung Min Kim also spoke by phone about the the House of…

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    Senator Angus King on the 113th Congress

    Senator Angus King (I-ME) talked about his priorities for the upcoming Senate session including fiscal issues, bipartisanship, Vice President Joe Biden, the Senate filibuster, gun control,…

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