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    Congress and Southwest Border Crisis

    Fawn Johnson talked about federal efforts to manage the unprecedented influx of unaccompanied children from Central America who were crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. She discussed what…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the topic of “U.S. Deportation Policy and Immigration Debate.” National Journal correspondent Fawn Johnson talked by telephone…

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    Women in Politics

    Margaret Hamburg and Representative Connie Morella spoke about challenges women faced in government and elected office. Both talked about the changes in society that mades upward…

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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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    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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    Student Loans and Surface Transportation Bill

    Fawn Johnson talked by phone about two bills were set to expire on June 30, 2012, the surface transportation bill and the expiration of student loan interest rates.

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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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