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    Crack Cocaine Sentencing

    The U.S. Sentencing Commission held a public meeting on lowering crack cocaine sentencing guidelines. The commission voted in favor of the change. Members voted, unanimously to…

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    White House Health Care Summit, Part 1

    President Obama held a bipartisan meeting at Blair House on health reform legislation. Attendees included House and Senate leadership, chairs and ranking members of committees…

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    White House Health Care Summit, Part 2

    President Obama held a bipartisan meeting at Blair House on health reform legislation. Attendees included House and Senate leadership, chairs and ranking members of committees…

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    Education Achievement Gap

    Representative Bobby Scott hosted a forum on education policy as Congress prepared to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Among the topics addressed were past…

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    National Convention Platform Committee Meeting

    The Democratic Platform Committee considered and adopted the platform for the Democratic Party Convention. Every four years, the Democratic National Convention adopts a new national…

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    Financial Rescue Program Oversight

    Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner spoke to the Congressional Oversight Panel that monitors Treasury’s efforts to bail out troubled banks about the operation of financial markets and the…

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    United Nations Security Council Meeting on Ukraine

    The United Nations Security Council held an emergency meeting on the situation in Ukraine.

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    Representative Stupak Town Hall Meeting

    Representative Bark Stupak held a town hall meeting on health care reform proposals with constituents in Houghton, Michigan. After brief comments he answered questions from the…

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    U.N. Security Council Resolution on Ukraine

    The U.N. Security Council held an emergency meeting on Russian intervention in Ukraine where it urged all parties to pursue a peaceful resolution of the dispute through political…

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    Democratic Platform Drafting Committee Meeting, Day 2

    The Democratic National Committee Platform Drafting Committee met to determine its 2012 platform recommendations. On day two of the proceedings, dozens of witnesses spoke about various…

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    U.S. and Global Debt Outlook

    The National Committee on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform held a public meeting on the outlook for the national debt and ways in which deficit reduction might impact the U.S.…

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    Public Meeting on U.S.-Canada Pipeline

    Citizens spoke at the final State Department public hearing concerning the TransCanada Keystone Pipeline Proposal, which, if approved, would transport oil from Alberta, Canada, through six…

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    U.N. Security Council Meeting on Ukraine

    The U.N. Security Council held a meeting on the Russian intervention in Ukraine. U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power participated in the discussion alongside her counterparts…

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    Republican National Convention Platform Hearing, Day 2, Part 2

    Delegates talked about the language of the 2012 Republican National Convention platform and offered amendments to the document. 

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    Democratic National Committee Platform Drafting Meeting, Day 1

    On the first day of a meeting to draft the 2012 platform for the Democratic Party. Among the topics addressed were marriage equality, local economic issues, education reform,…

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    White House Health Care Reform Meeting

    Nancy-Ann DeParle facilitated a meeting with representatives of health care companies and community organizations. They discussed health care issues from consumer and provider…

    1,551 views
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    Iraqi Weapons Compliance Debate

    Secretary Powell presented evidence of Iraq’s failures to comply with several United Nations Security Council resolutions demanding cooperation with weapons inspection. In his…

    1,451 views
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    Secretary Sebelius on Health Care Implementation

    Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius spoke at a meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors' Committee on Children and Health chaired by Mayor James Schmitt. She provided…

    1,439 views
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    Bullying, Sexual Orientation, and Gender

    Advocates, psychologists and lawyers discussed bullying due to sexual orientation and gender. Among the topics they addressed were incidents of bullying in schools, school programs to…

    1,430 views
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    Task Force on Childhood Obesity

    Michelle Obama and other Obama administration officials unveiled the findings of the Childhood Obesity Task Force report. Their goal was to reduce the level of overweight children from…

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