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    Infrastructure Investment and Deficit Reduction

    Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist and former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell debated deficit reduction and infrastructure investment. Afterward, business and…

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    Fawn Johnson on FAA Funding Stalled in Congress

    Fawn Johnson talked about the stalled re-authorization of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) funding and the likely impact of a failure to pass the re-authorization prior to the…

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    Immigration Legislative Proposals

    Fawn Johnson talked about immigration reform proposals released by House Republicans at their recent retreat. She contrasted the Republican plan with the Senate-passed S. 744, the…

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    Newsmakers with Senator Tom Harkin

    Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) talked about minimum wage legislation in Congress, jobs and unemployment, the Affordable Care Act, and other topics. Senator Harkin was the author of the…

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    Newsmakers with Representative Luis Gutierrez

    Representative Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) talked about immigration legislation he drafted with a group of seven other House members. He also discussed the role he thinks President Obama…

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    House Republican Meeting on Immigration Policy

    Fawn Johnson was interviewed by telephone to preview the closed-door House Republican meeting that afternoon to discuss strategy on immigration legislation.

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    Newsmakers with Senator Patrick Leahy

    Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Patrick Leahy (D-VT) talked about upcoming hearings on gun control and other issues on the committee’s agenda. Topics included immigration…

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    Immigration Reform and Latino Voter Turnout

    Fawn Johnson talked about the Latino voter turnout in the 2012 elections and the various proposals and potential areas of compromise in immigration reform. She responded to telephone…

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    Automobile Fuel Efficiency

    Auto industry representatives and regulators talked about efforts to improve fuel efficiency. Gina McCarthy said that the auto industry was on schedule to meet higher fuel efficiency…

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    Immigration Reform and Congress

    Fawn Johnson talked about immigration reform proposals happening behind the scenes in Congress. She discussed their chances of becoming law, and the possibility of passing federal…

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    Fawn Johnson on Immigration Legislation

    National Journal correspondent Fawn Johnson spoke about the Senate Judiciary Committee’s markup of immigration legislation and explained how amendments and committee votes were…

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    Immigration Law and Policy

    Fawn Johnson talked about the prospects for immigration reform in 2013, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included existing immigration laws…

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    State Laws and Immigration Policy

    Fawn Johnson talked about actions some states are taking in reaction to what they perceive as inaction at the federal level regarding immigration policy. She also responded to…

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    U.S. Deportation System

    Fawn Johnson discussed the role of Immigration and Customs Enforcement 0ICE) in deporting those who are in the U.S. illegally. Topics included the money, human, and technological…

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    Newsmakers with Representative John Kline

    House Education and Workforce Committee Chair John Kline (R-MN) talked about student loan interest rates, which were set to double on July 1. Representative Kline’s bill to address…

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    Immigration Bill

    Fawn Johnson talked about the status of the Senate immigration bill. Earlier in the day, members voted to limit debate on the bill, setting up a possible final vote later in the…

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    Town Hall on Immigration and the Economy

    Telephone lines and electronic communications were open for comments on the potential impact of immigration reform to the economy. The program included clips from previous C-SPAN…

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    Gas Taxes and Highway Trust Fund

    Fawn Johnson talked about the role and solvency of the national Highway Trust Fund and the role federal and state gas taxes play in its funding as the busy summer driving season…

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    Fawn Johnson on Manchin-Toomey Gun Legislation Proposal

    Fawn Johnson was interviewed on Skype about the gun control legislation amendment agreement proposed by Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Patrick Toomey (R-PA) on background checks for gun…

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    Obama's Immigration Policy

    Fawn Johnson spoke by phone about Obama administration’s announcement that the U.S. will stop deporting young illegal immigrants who entered the country as children if they meet…

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