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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on President Obama’s announcement on executive action on U.S. immigration policy.  br/ Michael Shear, New York Times White House…

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    Michael Shear on Gun Control Legislation

    Michael Shear was interviewed by Skype about the current state of gun control legislation. He revealed that the major issue was new legislation on background checks for gun buyers.

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    Michael Shear on Electoral Vote Count Projections

    Michael Shear spoke by phone about the latest electoral vote projections for President Obama and Mitt Romney.

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    Michael Shear on Governor Christie Announcement

    Michael Shear was interviewed by phone about New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s decision not to run for president in 2012.

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    Leon Panetta Nomination

    Michael Shear spoke by phone about the Senate Armed Services Committee confirmation hearing for CIA Director Leon Panetta to replace Robert Gates as secretary of Defense.

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    Current Political News

    Michael Shear and David Brody talked about current events in Congress and the White House. Among the topics they discussed were budget battles in Congress, the civil conflict in Libya,…

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    Obama Presidency and 112th Congress

    Michael Shear talked about the upcoming lame-duck session of Congress, the incoming 112th Congress and its newly elected leadership, how the Obama administration might deal with a divided…

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    Rahm Emanueal Resignation as White House Chief of Staff

    Michael Shear spoke by phone about the announcement that White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel will resign in order to run for mayor of Chicago.

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    Reaction to Health Care Proposal

    Linda Douglas talked about the White House health care reform proposal. Senator Bernie Sanders spoke by phone about the exclusion of a public option from the proposal. Representative…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for comments on President Obama’s vow to “finish the job” in Afghanistan. Michael Sheer reported by phone on President Obama’s plans to…

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    Obama Administration and Health Care Legislation

    Michael Shear talked about how polling is shaping the Obama Administration’s health care message. br/ The interview with Mr. Shear begins approximately 2 minutes and 40 seconds…

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    White House and Congressional Update

    Gail Russell Chaddock and Michael Shear talked about the news of the week and the upcoming week. Ms. Chaddock discussed the return of Congress following a two-week recess and…

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    New Hampshire Debates Analysis

    Michael Shear talks about the front page article he wrote about the January 5 ABC News/WMUR-TV Democratic and Republican candidates' debates. br/ John McQuaid talked about the presidential…

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    Campaign 2008

    Michael Shear talked by video uplink from Orlando, Florida, about the campaigns for the 2008 presidential nominations. Topics included candidate fundraising, the “Values Voter…

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    Election Results

    Mr. Allen and Mr. Shear spoke about the results of the 2006 midterm elections and potential impact on the legislative agenda. Telephone lines were open for viewer reactions.

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    Virginia Midterm Senate Campaign

    Mr. Shear spoke about the Virginia Senate campaign between incumbent Senator George Allen and former Reagan administration official and Vietnam War veteran James Webb.

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