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    Senator Mark Begich on Defense and National Security Issues

    Senator Mark Begich talked about defense and national security issues, including the situation in Iran, recent threats from North Korea about further missile testing, markup of the FY 2010…

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    Agriculture Department Racial Discrimination Cases

    John Boyd talked about Senate action on the settlement of long-standing racial discrimination claims by African-American farmers against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).…

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    C-SPAN Video Library

    C-SPAN Vice President Peter Kiley talked about the launch of the C-SPAN Video Library and the resources available for viewers at c-span.org/videolibrary. The Video Library offers…

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    Homecare and the Health Care Debate

    Joel Marx talked about the impact of health care reform on home care and home medical equipment, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. President Obama has…

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    Senator Grassley on Congressional Agenda

    Charles Grassley talked about what’s next for Senate action on health care legislation, and what he, a member of the “gang of six” Finance Committee members negotiating on…

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    Anna Burger on President Obama's Job Creation Plan

    Anna Burger talked about the president’s new job creation plan. The plan calls for investing in small businesses in order to create new jobs. She also responded to telephone…

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    Spending Limit Amendment

    Representatives Jeb Hensarling and Mike Pence talked about a Constitutional spending limit amendment they are introducing, and they responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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    Whistleblower Protection Act

    Stephen Kohn talked about the role of whistleblowers and legislative efforts to prevent retaliation from employers. The proposed Whistleblower Protection Act is currently stalled in a…

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    Alaska Politics

    In November’s recount, former Anchorage Mayor Mark Begich narrowly beat Senator Ted Stevens -- the longest serving Republican in U.S. history. Libby Casey talked about key…

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    Representative Kanjorski on Regulation of Wall Street

    Representative Paul Kanjorski talked about H.R. 4173, the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The bill aims to tighten regulation of the financial services industry,…

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    Health Care Bill in the Senate

    David Drucker spoke by phone about the health care reconciliation bill as it goes back to the Senate. Topics included who is for and against it and what to expect later in the week.

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    Health Care Reform and New Deal Legislation

    Professor Edward Berkowitz talked about the debate over health care reform in comparison with legislative efforts to create Social Security and Medicare. He also responded to telephone…

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    Unemployment Benefits

    Jane Oates talked about the latest unemployment numbers and benefits for the unemployed. She responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.

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    Toyota Safety Hearings

    Micheline Maynard talked about the Toyota safety hearings. Topics included testimony from the previous day’s hearing and what’s expected at the hearing later in the day,…

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    Alaska Senate Debate

    Alaska Senate candidates Senator Lisa Murkowski (I), Joe Miller (R), and Scott McAdams debated various issues. Republican Senator Murkowski was defeated in the primary by…

    512 views
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    U.S. Immigration Policy

    Ali Noorani talked about President Obama’s previous day speech on immigration reform, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Mr. Noorani attended…

    503 views
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    Bush Tax Cuts

    Gerald Prante talked about tax cuts made during the George W. Bush administration that are set to expire at the end of 2010. Among the topics Mr. Prante addressed were the amount of…

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    Lars Schoultz on U.S.-Cuba Relations

    Lars Schoultz spoke about his comprehensive history of the relationship between Cuba and the U.S., titled That Infernal Little Cuban Republic. He also spoke about current U.S. policy toward…

    486 views
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    Immigration and Republican Party Politics

    Alfonso Aguilar talked about the Arizona immigration law and the effect the subsequent debate is having on the Republican Party’s ability to attract Latino voters. He also…

    463 views
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    Autobiography of Senator Kennedy

    Jonathan Karp talked about his work with the late Senator Ted Kennedy on his book, True Compass: Edward M. Kennedy, a Memoir (Twelve; September 14, 2009). He also responded to telephone…

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