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    Newsmakers with Rajiv Shah

    U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Rajiv Shah talked about the U.S. response to the Ebola outbreak in Western Africa. Congress was being asked to…

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    Global Poverty

    Jacqueline Novogratz, founder and chief executive officer of Acumen, talked about the work of her company and how entrepreneurial approaches could help to address global poverty. She…

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    U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, Trade and Development Agencies

    Representatives of trade and development agencies talked about what their agencies offer for African development. br/ “Welcome from U.S. Trade and Development Agencies” was part…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Jay Carney briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of issues. Topics included the Russian intervention in Ukraine, the abduction of Nigerian school girls, and the…

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    Senator Paul on Cutting Aid to Palestinian Authority

    Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) talked about foreign aid, particularly to the Palestinian Authority. Senator Paul called for the Senate to cut off aid to the Palestinian Authority unless it…

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    Economic Aid to Ukraine

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and Ukraine’s Finance Minister Oleksandr Shlapak spoke to reporters following a meeting to discuss economic aid to Ukraine.

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    U.S. Agency for International Development Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    Rajiv Shah testified on the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) priorities for the proposed fiscal year 2015 budget. A big part of the hearing was about the…

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    Foreign Assistance Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    Rajiv Shah testified on the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) priorities for the proposed fiscal year 2015 budget. He described the agency’s work on…

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    Public-Private Partnerships

    Rajiv Shah gave the keynote address at a Woodrow Wilson Center discussion on public and private sector partnerships to aid developing countries, innovate new technologies, and create new…

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    World Bank Anti-Corruption Efforts

    World Bank President Jim Yong Kim outlined the organization’s efforts to stop corruption in its development projects. He was joined by panelists in a discussion on ways to…

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    U.S.-Philippines Economic Relations

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and Philippine Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima spoke to the press after their meeting in the Treasury Department about the U.S.-Philippines economic…

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    Foreign Aid to Jordan and Lebanon

    Witnesses testified on U.S. foreign aid for Jordan and Lebanon. Among the issues they addressed were a recent influx of Syrian refugees, the impact of refugee populations on host…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest briefed reporters and answered questions. He said the reports that suggested the White House had cut off aid to Egypt were “not accurate.” An aide from Senator…

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    Josh Rogin on Turmoil in Egypt

    Josh Rogin spoke via telephone about President Obama’s decision to cancel joint U.S.-Egypt military exercises, but not foreign aid.

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    Architectural Responses to Humanitarian Crises

    Cameron Sinclair, co-founder of Architecture for Humanity, talked about his organization’s efforts to provide sustainable buildings and reconstruction projects after humanitarian…

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    Rajiv Shah at Global Education Summit

    USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah spoke about challenges ahead for achieving Universal Primary Education, one of the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals and the focus of USAID’s…

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    Senate Debate on Aid to Egypt, Part 3

    Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and John McCain (R-AZ) spoke on the Senate floor in opposition to an amendment to a transportation bill offered by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) to cut off aid to…

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    Senate Debate on Aid to Egypt, Part 1

    Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) offered an amendment to a transportation bill to cut off aid to Egypt until it holds democratic elections.*The measure would redirect $1.5 billion to bridge…

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    Senate Debate on Aid to Egypt, Part 2

    Foreign Relations Committee Ranking Member Bob Corker (R-TN) and Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) spoke on the Senate floor in opposition to an amendment to a transportation bill offered by…

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    State Department Briefing on U.S. Aid to Egypt

    In this portion of the regular State Department briefing Jennifer Psaki responded to questions about the Obama administration’s decision the previous day that it does not have to…

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