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    Russell Berman on Representative Eric Cantor

    Russell Berman talked by video link from Capitol Hill about the resignation of Representative Eric Cantor (R-VA) as House majority leader. The day after losing his House primary race,…

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    Russell Berman on Benghazi Investigation

    Russell Berman spoke by phone about the decision by House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) to create a select committee to investigate the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. consulate in…

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    Congressional Agenda

    Russell Berman previewed the week in Congress. He was interviewed by phone.

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    Open Phones

    On the day of the deadline to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act’s Healthcare.gov, telephone lines were open for viewer comments on their experiences using…

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    House Debt Ceiling Bill

    Russell Berman talked about House Speaker John Boehner’s decision to allow a vote to raise the debt ceiling in a “clean” bill, i.e., containing no policy…

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    Republican Immigration Efforts

    Russell Berman reported on the Republican Party’s immigration agenda.

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    Senate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Extension

    Russell Berman was interviewed via Skype about the Senate vote to extend emergency unemployment benefits.

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    Russell Berman on a Continuing Resolution De-Funding the Health Care Law

    Russell Berman was interviewed by Skype about a House Republican legislative plan to tie together the continuing resolution to fund the federal government past September 30, 2013, with a…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the 113th Congress. Russell Berman talked about House Republicans pulling the Transportation and HUD funding bill off the docket for floor…

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    Newsmakers with Representative Steve Scalise (R-LA)

    Representative Steve Scalise (R-LA), the new chair of the Republican Study Committee (RSC), discussed congressional debate over spending and taxes and other topics, including energy policy…

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    Republican Fiscal Cliff Proposal

    Russell Berman was interviewed via Skype about the “fiscal cliff.” “Fiscal cliff” referred to the impending tax increases and sequestration budget cuts at the end of…

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    Newsmakers with Grover Norquist

    Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, discussed the “fiscal cliff,” the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress fails to agree…

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    House Contempt Vote on Attorney General Holder

    Russell Berman was interviewed by phone about the House vote later in the morning to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress. He also talked about congressional work…

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    Newsmakers Representative Tom Price

    Representative Tom Price (R-GA), a surgeon and the Republican Policy Committee chair, talked about his party’s perspective on the 2010 health care law. He also discussed tax…

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    Russell Berman on Congressional Luncheon

    Russell Berman spoke about a luncheon meeting between the president and congressional leaders in which they discussed the federal budget proposal without reaching any agreement.

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    Congress and the Federal Budget

    Russell Berman was interviewed by phone about the House Republican alternative budget plan (H.R. 4966) to the 2011 Budget Control Act. H.R. 4966 would replace defense cuts included in…

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    Newsmakers with Jim Jordan

    Republican Study Committee Chair Jim Jordan (R-OH) talked about the reasons he supports House Budget Committee Chair Paul Ryan’s fiscal year 2013 budget plan, which was passed by the…

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    House Legislative Agenda

    Russell Berman talked bout the legislative agenda in the House, which included consideration of several measures to continue federal spending for the near future.

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    Disaster Aid Funding and the Continuing Resolution

    Russell Berman spoke by phone about the previous day House vote on a continuing resolution to fund the government through November 12. The bill, which was tied to disaster aid funding,…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for comments on the approaches being considered by congressional leaders to raising the debt ceiling and reducing the long term budget deficit . Russell Berman…

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