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    Congressional Select Committees

    David Hawkins talked about the history of congressional select committees. The House had voted the previous week to create a House Select Committee that would investigate the September…

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    President's Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    David Hawkings was interviewed by phone about President Obama’s fiscal year 2015 budget request.

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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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    David Hawkings on Senate Agenda

    David Hawkings spoke about the nomination fight in the Senate and the 2014 Omnibus appropriations bill that was being crafted as the final step to avoid a government shutdown in January.

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    David Hawkings on Kennedy Assassination

    David Hawkings talked about his Roll Call article, “How the Capitol Turned the Day JFK Died.” He also discussed White House and Washington, D.C., preparations the…

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    David Hawkings on Debt Ceiling and Government Shutdown Deal

    David Hawkings was interviewed by telephone about the bill passed by the House and Senate to re-open the federal government and raise the debt ceiling. He previewed negotiations…

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    David Hawkings on the Government Shutdown

    David Hawkings, speaking by phone, talked about the latest information on the second day of the federal government shutdown.

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    Senate Vote on the House Continuing Resolution

    David Hawkings was interviewed by phone about the likelihood of a government shutdown.

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    2012 Election and the Lame-Duck Congress

    Panelists talked about issues facing the lame-duck session of the 112th Congress, as well as what the first 100 days of the 113th could include. They focused on the “fiscal…

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    2012 Election Review

    Panelists discussed the 2012 election results, focusing on the presidential race, including an in-depth look at the demographic breakdown of voter turnout and what the implications of the…

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    Lobbying, Advocacy, and Engagement

    Lobbyists and political strategists, former congressional staff members, talked about the impact of the 2012 election results on lobbyists and their clients. Topics included the…

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    2012 Election Economic Issues

    Panelists, former congressional staff members, talked about economic issues facing the lame-duck session of the 112th Congress, as well as how they could be addressed by the different…

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    Guide to the 113th Congress

    Panelists talked about upcoming leadership elections and likely committee assignments in both the House and Senate for the 113th Congress. Topics included House Minority Leader Nancy…

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    Preview of Joint Deficit Reduction Committee Meeting

    David Hawkings was interviewed by phone about the first meeting of the Joint Deficit Reduction Committee.

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    Debt and Deficit Talks

    David Hawkings spoke by phone about the latest developments in budget deficit and debt reductions negotiations.

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for comments on House Speaker John Boehner’s announcement to scale back the scope of the budget deficit talks.  David Hawkings talked by telephone about…

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    Federal Funding Bills

    David Hawkings spoke by phone about the previous day Senate votes against two competing bills to fund the government through the end of fiscal year 2011. He also talked about ongoing…

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    2010 Midterm Election Results

    Political analysts talked about the results of the 2010 midterm elections and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Victory and concession speeches from key House…

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    Congressional Pre-Election Agenda

    David Hawkings talked about the congressional agenda leading up to midterm elections, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the extension…

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    Senate Agenda

    David Hawkings spoke by phone about the first day of the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan, as well as what to expect in the first day of questioning later that…

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