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    Medical Innovation

    Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Michael Bennet (D-CO), former CMS Administrator Mark McClellan, former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-TN), and former Representative Bart Gordon spoke…

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    Netroots Nation Conference, Immigration Laws

    Activists talked about immigration laws, focusing on workplace raids and traffic stops ordered by Maricopa County, Arizona, Sheriff Joe Arpaio. They also discussed Republican presidential…

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    Investments in Science and Innovation

    Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD) held a forum on strengthening investments in scientific research as a way to grow the economy and create…

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    Herbert Hoover and World War I Humanitarian Aid

    Panelists talked about the history of the Commission for Relief in Belgium, including Herbert Hoover’s involvement and its effect on current humanitarian aid expectations. Prior…

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    Medicare and Medicaid 50th Anniversary

    Panelists talked about the history, benefits, and importance of Medicare and Medicaid, created by President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1965. They spoke about how President Johnson was able to get…

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    Discussion on Health Care Coverage

    Health care insurance policy experts talked about various health insurance plans available to consumers amid changes due to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Topics included health literacy,…

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    Jason Furman on the Economy

    Jason Furman talked about the national unemployment rate and the best strategies for interpreting economic data.

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    Cost of Alzheimer's Disease

    Panels of senators, medical experts, caregivers, and advocates took part in discussions on the social, financial, and scientific aspects of treating Alzheimer’s disease.…

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    Representative McCaul on Islamic Extremism

    House Homeland Security Committee Chair Mike McCaul (R-TX) talked about the threat of Islamist extremism and the need to fight it overseas. He described what he called the “new…

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    Islamic Extremism

    Panelists talked about the religious basis of Islamist terrorism and how or whether it should factor into a comprehensive US strategy to defeat extremists. The topic of the first…

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    Fifth Anniversary of Dodd-Frank Financial Regulatory Law

    To mark the fifth anniversary of the Dodd-Frank financial regulations law, a panel of financial experts spoke about the impact of the legislation and discussed the different provisions of…

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    Tax Reform

    Analysts offered their recommendations on updating the tax code. The panelists discussed corporate tax rates, capital gains taxes, and proposals being offered by the 2016 Republican…

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    Synthetic Drugs

    The Cato Institute held a discussion on the rise of synthetic or “designer” drugs. The panelists focused on strategies to address consumer demand.

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    Fifth Anniversary of Dodd-Frank Financial Regulatory Law

    Better Markets, a group which support public interest in banking law, held an event at the Newseum to mark the fifth anniversary of President Obama signing the Dodd-Frank Financial Reform…

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    Panel Discussion on Civil War Photography

    Contributors discussed their book, Lens of War: Exploring Iconic Photographs of the Civil War, edited by J. Matthew Gallman and Gary W. Gallagher. The book uses photographs to reveal…

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    Shawn Akers at the Family Leadership Summit

    The 2015 Family Leadership Summit was held in Stephens Auditorium on the campus of Iowa State University in Ames.

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    Panel Discussion on Race and Politics

    Panelists at the Harlem Book Fair talked about race and politics. Samuel Roberts is the author of Infectious Fear: Politics, Disease, and the Health Effects of Segregation, Nell Irvin…

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    Panel Discussion on African-American Identity

    Panelists at the Harlem Book Fair talked about African-American identity. Nell Irvin Painter is the author of The History of White People, Noliwe Rooks is the author of Hair Raising:…

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    Modern First Ladies, Part 1

    Panelists discussed modern first ladies Florence Harding, Grace Coolidge, and Lou Hoover. “Paving the Way” was a panel at the 2015 Warren G. Harding Symposium, “The Modern…

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    2015 Family Leadership Summit

    Senators Marco Rubio and Lindsey Graham, Donald Trump, Dr. Ben Carson, former Governors Mike Huckabee and Rick Perry, former Senator Rick Santorum, and Governors Bobby Jindal and Scott…

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