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    Dennis Quaid Remarks on Medical Errors

    Dennis Quaid, whose newborn twins in 2007 received a near fatal hospital overdose of Heparin, talked about the prevention of potentially deadly medical errors. Mr. Quaid recently…

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    Mitt Romney Remarks on Jobs and the Economy

    Former Governor Mitt Romney addressed the National Press Club about jobs and the economy. In his remarks he talked about the tradition of entrepreneurship in the U.S. He also spoke…

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    Energy and Climate Policy

    Energy Secretary Steven Chu talked about government investment in energy research and development. In his remarks he said that the U.S. will be overtaken by China in the energy sector…

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    U.S. Public Health and Safety

    Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Margaret Hamburg talked about the FDA’s efforts to more efficiently regulate prescription drugs and other medical technologies in the…

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    Mountain Top Removal Coal Mining

    Ashley Judd talked about the practice of mountain top removal coal mining, a form of strip mining. Following prepared remarks, she responded to written questions from members of the…

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    Examining the Tea Party Panel

    A panel discussion was held on the “Tea Party.” The participants presented their thoughts the party’s supporters, what they stand for, and their potential impact on the…

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    Sequestration Agriculture Department Budget Cuts

    Alan Bjerga talked about the impact sequestration would have on the Agriculture Department, including furloughs for up to a third of its workers, shutdowns of meat plants across the country…

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    Obama Administration Education Agenda

    Education Secretary Arne Duncan talked about education reform, including the role of the federal government in education and the Obama administration’s vision for education…

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    Newsmakers with Senator Debbie Stabenow

    Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), chair of the Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee, talked about the five-year farm bill. Other topics included fast-track trade legislation,…

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    Hurricane Katrina Fifth Anniversary

    New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu talked about the state of his city nearly five years after Hurricane Katrina and just four months after the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon BP oil…

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    Condoleezza Rice Remarks

    Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice talked about her new book Condoleezza Rice: A Memoir of My Extraordinary, Ordinary Family and Me, about her childhood in Birmingham,…

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    World Trade and U.S. Jobs

    Thomas Donohue talked about an economic impact study entitled “Opening Markets, Creating Jobs, ” which highlighted the number of American jobs created by free trade…

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    Barbara Bush Remarks On Global Health Care

    Barbara Bush, daughter of former President George W. Bush, talked about the global health care disparity between the rich and the poor and steps her organization is taking to address the…

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    Innovation in Agriculture

    Secretary Vilsack talked about global food safety. He also spoke about ways that the agriculture industry can provide biofuels to meet increased energy demands and lessen the effects…

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    World Hunger

    Anti-hunger and poverty advocate the Reverend David Beckmann talked about eliminating world hunger. An economist and ordained Lutheran minister, he was named a World Food Prize…

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    Tim Pawlenty on U.S. Politics

    Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty Pawlenty talked about political issues. Topics included the policies of President Obama, jobs creation, health care, education, and the federal…

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    Ted Leonsis Remarks on Sports Team Ownership

    Ted Leonsis talked about his acquisition of the NBA’s Washington Wizards and the Verizon Center where the team plays, and the business of sports. After his remarks he responded…

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    Biomedical Research

    Dr. Francis Collins spoke about biomedical research innovations and the future of medicine. He also talked about advances in cancer research and eliminating diseases like…

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    Surface Coal Mining

    Don Blankenship talked about his background in business and the need to perform more surface mining of coal in order to meet the nation’s energy requirements. He also answered…

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    Alan Bjerga on the Farm Bill

    Alan Bjerga talked about the ten-year farm bill being worked on in Congress, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. The legislation funding cuts to the…

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