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    Violence in Iraq

    Professor Benjamin Jensen talked about the latest developments in Iraq and Syria in light of sectarian violence in the region. He also talked about U.S. options in Iraq. At the…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on Georgia’s Safe Carry Protection Act, also know as “Georgia’s Guns Everywhere Law,” which went into effect the…

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    U.S. Options in Iraq Conflict

    Representative Loretta Sanchez (D-CA) talked about the military, political, and diplomatic options the U.S. should consider in Iraq as Sunni militants continued to mount an insurgency…

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    U.S. Response to Violence in Iraq

    Paul Bremer talked about his Wall Street Journal article, “Only America Can Prevent a Disaster in Iraq.” In the piece he argued for some form of U.S. troops in Iraq. C-SPAN…

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    News Review with Representative Peter Welch

    Representative Peter Welch (D-VT) talked about the 2014 elections and the Democrats' legislative strategy, and other news of the day. Topics include the primary defeat of House…

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    Senator Bernie Sanders on Veterans Administration Health Care System

    Senator Sen Bernie Sanders (I-VT) talked about the latest on the Veterans Administration health care system and his legislation brokered with Senator John McCain (R-AZ) to address the…

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    Redundant Federal Programs

    Representative Doug Collins (R-GA) talked about his bill that would establish a bipartisan commission to consolidate and in some cases cut duplicative federal programs and domestic…

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    Kidnapped Nigerian School Girls

    Former Ambassador John Campbell talked about the search for a group of Nigerian school girls kidnapped by the Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram. Topics included the international…

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    Hispanic Voters

    Michelle Diggles talked about a report by Third Way that found both Democrats and Republicans failed to understand priorities for the Hispanic community and needed to reassess how they…

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    U.S. Policy Toward Russia and Ukraine

    Stephen Sestanovich talked about U.S. policy toward Russia, Ukraine, and other former Soviet Republics, following Russia’s annexation of Crimea and intervention in Ukraine. He…

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    Council on Foreign Relations

    Edward Alden talked about the role, mission, and history of the Council on Foreign Relations. He also spoke about U.S. economic issues, globalization, trade policy, immigration, and…

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    Value of College Degrees

    Barmak Nassirian talked about the value of a college degree, as well as the goals of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities.  C-SPAN Radio’s Bobbi Jackson…

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    Rising Cost of College

    Michael Stratford talked about the rising cost of college and options available to students for paying for their education.  C-SPAN Radio’s Bobbi Jackson read news headlines at…

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    Representative Schiff on Benghazi Investigation

    Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA) talked about the investigation into the September 11, 2012 U.S. consulate attack in Benghazi, Libya, and the House select committee investigating the…

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    Climate Change

    Charles Drevna talked about the third National Climate Assessment, which called on Congress to take “urgent action” to deal with the effects of climate change, and stated that…

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    Representative Jim McDermott on House Republican Fiscal Year 2015 Budget

    Representative Jim McDermott (D-WA) talked about the House Republican fiscal year 2015 budget proposal from Budget Committee Chair Paul Ryan (R-WI). The plan cuts $5 trillion over 10…

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    Keystone XL Pipeline

    Representative Lee Terry (R-NE) talked about his work to promote the Keystone XL pipeline, which would cut through part of his state. Topics included the State Department’s…

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    Proposed Changes to the National Security Agency

    Julian Sanchez compared President Obama’s proposed plan that would end the National Security Agency’s storage of bulk telephone data to legislation put forth by the House…

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    Supreme Court Case on Birth Control Coverage

    Edward Whelan and Elizabeth Wydra talked about the key arguments in Sebelius vs. Hobby Lobby Stores. The case involves the provision of the Affordable Care Act that mandates contraception…

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    Supreme Court Case on Birth Control Coverage

    Lawrence Hurley explained the background and issues related to the Supreme Court case Sebelius vs. Hobby Lobby Stores. The case involves the provision of the Affordable Care Act that…

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