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    IRS Commissioner John Koskinen Remarks at the National Press Club

    IRS Commissioner John Koskinen spoke at a National Press Club luncheon and responded to written questions from the audience. He warned of budget cuts to the agency, saying one concern…

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    Race in the U.S.

    Filmmaker Ken Burns and Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates talked about race in the U.S.. The two produced documentaries on the Civil Rights Movement that were scheduled to premiere…

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    D.C. Metropolitan Area Transit System

    Paul Wiedefeld talked the future of Washington, D.C.'s, transit system. Among his remarks, he said the transit system is worse off than expected, and outlined his plan to improve…

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    Election Year Legislative Productivity

    House Republican Policy Chair Luke Messer (R-IN) spoke to reporters about congressional legislative priorities ahead of the 2016 presidential election. He explained the importance of…

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    Governor John Kasich Remarks on National Security

    Governor John Kasich (R-OH), a 2016 presidential candidate, talked about national security. In his remarks he said that his state did not have the authority to block refugees from…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the House Republican vote later in the day on their replacement for Speaker John Boehner (R-OH). During the first half of the program Robert…

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    College Affordability

    Carol Folt talked about college affordability and undergraduate graduation rates. She also addressed several controversial issues facing higher education, including guns and the role…

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    Book Discussion on Mormon Rivals

    Thomas Burr and Matt Canham talked about their book, Mormon Rivals: The Romneys, the Huntsmans and the Pursuit of Power, about the family friendship and eventual falling out between the…

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    National Monuments Legislation

    Thomas Burr was interviewed by phone about a bill that would make changes to the 1906 Antiquities Act. The legislation would place restrictions on a president’s ability to…

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    National Parks and Public Lands

    Interior Secretary Sally Jewell talked about the economic value of national parks and other public lands. She outlined the impact of sequestration and the government shutdown on the…

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    Ben Jealous on Racial Profiling

    Ben Jealous spoke about racial profiling by law enforcement agencies and officials, as well as George Zimmerman’s acquittal for his fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, “stand your…

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    Role of Religion in Election 2012

    Thomas Burr talked about Mitt Romney’s Mormon faith and the role of the religion overall in the 2012 presidential campaign. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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    Thomas Burr on Romney Fund Raising in Utah

    Thomas Burr talked by telephone about fund-raising activities of the Romney presidential campaign. He focused on recent events in Utah and video was shown in the background of a June…

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    Economic Stimulus Legislation

    Panelists talked about the potential impact of the $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 on state and local governments. They talked about the mechanisms of money…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments. Mr. Burr reported on the presidential campaign activities in Utah, which had its primary that day. Scenes were shown of the…

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