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    2014 Radio and Television Correspondents Dinner

    At its annual dinner the Radio and Television Correspondents' Association presented awards to journalists for their contributions to the news industry. Olly Lambert accepted the David…

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    Evolution of the White House Correspondents Association

    Journalists and historians talked about the evolution of the White House Correspondents' Association, which marked its centennial in 2014. The organization was founded in 1914 after…

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    70th Annual Congressional Dinner

    Congressional leaders gathered at the 70th annual Washington Press Club Foundation dinner for a nonpartisan evening. Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD) and Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) were…

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    Washington Classroom with Ann Compton

    Students from the Washington Center, George Mason University in Arlington, Virginia, and Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, participated by broadband feed in a distance learning…

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    Shooting from the Lip: Book Party

    A book party was held at the Jefferson Hotel for the publication of Shooting from the Lip: The Life of Senator Al Simpson, written by Donald Hardy. Senator Simpson was shown mingling…

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    White House Briefing

    Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. He stated that the Obama administration has toured areas affected by Hurricane Irene and has awarded emergency response grants to Texas…

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    Congressional Response to September 11, 2001

    Four former members of Congress and one former member of the Bush administration discussed the relationship between Congress and the executive branch through the September 11, 2001,…

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    State of U.S. National Security

    Former 9/11 Commission Co-Chairs Tom Kean and Congressman Lee Hamilton, and other members of the commission, said the U.S. had failed to make progress on nine of 41 counter-terrorism…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg spoke to reporters about new cigarette package warning labels. Jay Carney…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Robert Gibbs answered spoke to reporters and answered questions on a number of issues including the ruling by a federal judge that portions of the health care reform act was…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Robert Gibbs briefed reporters and answered questions on a number of topics. He said the era of the military’s “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” policy is coming to…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Robert Gibbs briefed reporters and answered questions on a number of issues including the departure of White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, and and the proposed length of interim…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Robert Gibbs briefed reporters on a number of topics including BP’s responsibility for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, administration of records at Arlington NAtional Cemetery, and the…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Robert Gibbs briefed reporters on a number of issues including sanctions against Iran passed by the UN Security Council and efforts to get information from BP about the Gulf of Mexico oil…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Admiral Allen briefed reporters on the latest news on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Among the topics he addressed were the spill’s changing scope and location, and problems with…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Robert Gibbs briefed reporters on a number of topics including the status of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill response and the Obama administration’s stance regarding the Israeli raid of…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Robert Gibbs briefed reporters on various topics including the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and resignation of the national intelligence director.

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Craig Fugate briefed reporters and answered questions about emergency relief efforts following flooding in Tennessee and Midwest tornadoes. Following his remarks, Robert Gibbs spoke to…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    General Stanley McChrystal and Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry briefed reporters on Afghan President Hamid Karzai four-day visit to the U.S. Afterward, Robert Gibbs also briefed…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Assistant Secretary Wolin spoke to reporters about the economy and proposed financial industry reforms being debated in the Senate. Robert Gibbs also briefed reporters on a number of…

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