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    Newsmakers with Richard Trumka

    Richard Trumka, talked about immigration issues and the effect of low-and high-income workers from other countries on American workers. He said the AFL-CIO was concerned that these…

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    LGBT Issues and the 2012 Election

    Panelists talked about state policy developments on same-sex marriage, advancement of LGBT-related policies at the federal level, and the impact of gay and lesbian voters in the 2012…

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    Newsmakers with Richard Trumka

    Richard Trumka talked about the role jobs and labor unions will play in the 2012 presidential election. Topics included unemployment statistics for April 2012, President Obama’s…

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    Newsmakers with Representative Emanuel Cleaver

    Representative Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) talked about the Black Caucus’s view of the U.S. jobs situation, especially how black Americans have been affected by it and how to address it, a…

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    Iowa Presidential Campaign and Caucuses

    Peter Wallsten talked about relevent news stories on the presidential campaign in Iowa.

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    Attorney General Gonzales

    Mr. Wallsten spoke about the dismissals of several U.S. attorneys, the role played by Attorney General Gonzales in the decision, and congressional investigations into the matter.

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    Campaign 2008 Panel

    In a forum called “Always Running: 2008 Election,” the panelists discussed perpetual campaigning in the U.S. and media coverage of campaigns. The discussion was moderated…

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    Envisioning America's Future

    Moderated by Barry Siegel, the panelists talked about America’s political and global future from various perspectives and about their books on the topic. Chris Hedges wrote Losing…

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    Lewis Libby Case

    Peter Wallsten talked about the Lewis Libby case. Court papers made public last Thursday, April 6, 2006, say President Bush authorized Vice President Dick Cheney’s former top…

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