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    Attorney General Eric Holder on Sentencing Reform

    Attorney General Eric Holder spoke about criminal justice and sentencing reform for non-violent drug offenders. Among the topics he addressed during questions from the audience were…

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    Cheryl LaFleur on U.S. Electric Grid

    Chair Cheryl LaFleur talked about what the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission was doing to maintain the nation’s electrical grid and ensure reasonable electricity prices for U.S.…

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    Race Coverage in America

    Panelists talked about media coverage of race issues following grand jury decisions not to indict officers in police shootings in Ferguson, Missouri, and Staten Island, New York. They…

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    National Endowment for the Humanities

    William Adams, the newly appointed chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), spoke at a National Press Club luncheon. He announced the NEH’s “Common Good:…

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    Secretary Julian Castro on Housing Policy Priorities

    Secretary Julian Castro briefed reporters on the state of housing and the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s plans for 2015. Secretary Castro told an audience that…

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    Challenges Facing the U.S. Postal Service

    Outgoing Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe spoke about challenges facing the U.S. Postal Service. He talked about improvements that had been made, but said that as mail volume continued…

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    Sports and the National Hockey League

    National Hockey League (NHL) Commissioner Gary Bettman and Ted Leonsis, owner of the Washington Capitals franchise, spoke at a National Press Club luncheon.They talked about the…

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    Presidential Decision-Making After Vietnam

    Marvin Kalb talked about the impact of the Vietnam War on presidential decision-making. He spoke about military conflicts as well as declared wars, including the wars in Iraq and…

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    Book Discussion on A Path Appears

    Nicholas Kristof talked about his book, A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity, in which he profiles people who he believes are working to make the world a better place,…

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    Senator Schumer on 2014 Midterm Elections

    Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) talked about what went wrong for the Democratic Party in the 2014 midterm elections, and its plans for the 2016 elections. He talked about his plans for…

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    Dr. Anthony Fauci on Ebola

    Dr. Anthony Fauci spoke at a National Press Club luncheon. He gave an update on the U.S. response efforts to protecting Americans from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, including…

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    Representative Clyburn on 2014 Midterm Results

    Representative James Clyubrn (D-SC) spoke about issues facing Congress following the 2014 midterm elections.

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    National Press Club Luncheon with Allison Macfarlane

    Allison Macfarlane, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission chair, talked about safety at U.S. nuclear power plants. She focused on NRC’s mission and the challenges that lay ahead for…

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    Book Discussion on Thirteen Soldiers

    Senator John McCain (R-AZ) talked about the book he wrote with Mark Salter, Thirteen Soldiers: A Personal History of Americans at War, in which he discusses America’s armed conflicts…

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    Secretary Robert McDonald on Veterans Affairs Improvements

    Secretary Robert McDonald spoke about efforts by the Department of Veterans Affairs to improve services for the nation’s veterans. Afterward, he answered questions submitted from…

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    Latino Voters and the 2014 Midterm Elections

    Journalists and political experts talked about the impact of Latino voters on the 2014 midterm elections, as well as the issues they consider most important. IN 2014, according to the…

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    Future of the Kennedy Center

    Deborah Rutter talked about her plan for the future of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. She emphasized the importance or arts education and cultural…

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    College Athletics and U.S. Olympic Teams

    U.S. Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun talked about the the importance of maintaining college athletic programs in order to sustain the U.S. Olympic teams. He responded to questions…

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    Secretary Thomas Perez on Jobs and the Economy

    Labor Secretary Thomas Perez talked jobs and the economy, specifically efforts to raise the minimum wage and bring jobs back to cities such as Detroit. He also addressed what he called…

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    Voter Identification Laws and the 2014 Midterm Elections

    Election experts Sherrilyn Ifill and Hans von Spakovsky spoke at a National Press Club Newsmaker event on the potential impact on the 2014 midterm elections of state voter identification…

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