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    Salute to Congress Dinner

    At the annual congressional dinner, several members of Congress poked fun at their colleagues and Washington politics in general. Elaine Povich of the Chicago Tribune also received the…

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

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    2008 Republican Convention, Day 2

    On the second day of the Republican National Convention at the Excel Enegry Center in St. Paul, Minnesota, President Bush spoke by remote video from the White House. Other…

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    Electoral College

    Panelists talked about the issues related to electing U.S. presidents through the electoral college system. Former Tennessee Senator Fred Thompson criticized the Electoral College and…

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    Republican Convention Evening Session

    The Republican Party officially nominated Bob Dole as its presidential candidate after nominating speeches and the roll call of the states. Mrs. Dole talked about her husband in…

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    Book Discussion on Teaching the Pig to Dance

    Former Senator Fred Thompson talked about his memoir, Teaching the Pig to Dancd, his memoir, Republican party politic,s and the midterm elections. He responded to telephone calls and…

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    Financial Institutions and Enron Collapse, Day 1

    Accountants and auditors testified about financial practices and the role of banks in the Enron bankruptcy. Among the topics they addressed were “prepay” schemes intended…

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    Conservative Political Action Conference Opening

    George Will addressed conservative activists at the opening of the 35th annual Conservative Political Action Conference. 
    Doug Hoffman and Mike Long received Courage Under Fire awards.…

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    Republican Presidential Candidates Debate

    CNN-YouTube debate for the Republican nomination. Members of the public made home videos where they asked a question for either all of the Republican candidates or for one specific…

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    Iowa Republican Presidential Candidates Debate

    Republican presidential candidates debated policy issues such as immigration and education reform.

    This debate was sponsored by the Des Moines Register and carried live by Iowa Public…

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    40th Anniversary of Watergate, Panel 1

    This is the first of three panel discussions about Watergate and its legacy with many key players, including White House officials and the reporters who first broke the story. It…

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    Security of Federal Information Systems

    Witnesses testified about the vulnerabilities of the federal government’s computer systems, how hackers could exploit these vulnerabilities and on what federal agencies should be…

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    Economic Crisis Role Play

    Current and former members of Congress, journalists, and policy experts participated in a role-playing simulation. They responded to hypothetical scenarios related to the global…

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    Senate Session

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    Campaign Finance Investigation Day 20

    Committee members continued the investigation into campaign fund-raising abuses in the past election. Mr. Tamraz testified about his donations to the Democratic National Committee…

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    Conservatives in Hollywood

    Actor and former Senator Fred Thompson participated in a panel discussion at CPAC on conservatives in the movie industry. He and others talked about ways that conservative filmmakers…

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    Fred Thompson 2008 Convention Speech

    Former Senator Fred Thompson (R-TN) spoke to delegates about Senator John McCain’s experiences as a POW during the Vietnam War, how his experience shaped his political career, and…

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    Teaching the Pig to Dance

    Fred Thompson talked about his book, Teaching the Pig to Dance: A Memoir of Growing Up and Second Chances. Fred Thompson is the former Republican senator from Tennessee (1994-2002), an…

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    Campaign Almanac

    Tennessee and Massachusetts campaign coverage included background information on the states, the issues and how the races are playing. Also campaign commercials from a variety of races…

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