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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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    Newsmakers with Secretary Tom Vilsack

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack talked about the Farm Bill, including the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Secretary Vilsack said that he was eager for Congress to pass…

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    Farm Bill Negotiations

    Alan Bjerga talked about congressional negotiations on a five year Farm Bill, including differences between the House and Senate versions and whether a compromise can be reached. He…

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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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    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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    Newsmakers with Secretary Tom Vilsack

    Agriculture Secretary Vilsack spoke about the state of the agriculture industry. Among the issues addressed were the impact of the drought on farm states and food prices, disaster aid…

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    Senate Farm Bill

    Alan Bjerga discussed the farm bill passed the previous week by the Senate. The bill has many features, from food stamps to annual farm subsidies. Mr. Bjerga also answered…

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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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    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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    Haiti Earthquake One Year Later

    Gail McGovern talked about the progress and challenges in Haiti one year after the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that killed an estimated 230,000 people, injured 300,000, and left 2 million…

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    House Democratic Agenda

    Outgoing House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) talked about the 2010 midterm election results and Democratic Party priorities in the upcoming 112th Congress. He also answered…

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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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    Child Hunger in the U.S.

    Jeff Bridges talked about a new effort to end childhood hunger in America by 2015. Mr. Bridges is the national spokesperson for Share Our Strength’s “No Kid Hungry…

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    Fourth Estate Award Dinner

    Bob Schieffer was presented the National Press Club’s annual Fourth Estate Award for a lifetime of contributions and distinguished service to American journalism. Participants…

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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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    Global Financial Markets and Economic Growth

    Brian Moynihan talked about the new financial regulations laws and the state of the global economy. Following his prepared remarks, he responded to written questions from audience…

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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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    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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    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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    Obama Administration Economic Policies

    Christina Romer talked about the first twenty months of the Obama administration. In her remarks she called for more federal stimulus funds.  Following her remarks she responded to…

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