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    Juvenile Crime Bill

    Mr. Carney described a bill pending in the Senate which would increase penalties for juvenile violent crime and increase funding for juvenile crime prevention efforts. He also…

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    Congressional Agenda

    Ms. Levine spoke about the possible House agenda. Among the topics she addressed were the budget reconciliation package, appropriation legislation, and a bill involving eminent…

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    Juvenile Violent Crime

    Mr. Jackson analyzed legislation aimed at reducing juvenile crime. Audience members talked about current events of interest to them.

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    Congressional Agenda

    Mr. Perine talked about Senate plans for more than 30 hours of debate beginning November 12 on judicial nominations and Senate rules. Republicans are hoping to break the…

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    Reaction to Financial Market Rescue Plan

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Representative Barney Frank updated reporters on continued negotiations on the financial markets bailout plan.

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    Budget Reconciliation Legislation

    Mr. Dennis spoke about House and Senate consideration of a budget reconciliation package and passage of the measure by the Senate.

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    Congressional Agenda

    Mr. Pergram spoke about the legislative agenda and congressional schedule prior to their annual holiday recess.

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    New Member of U.S. House

    Representative Vitter spoke about his victory in the special election
    and the process of settling into his new position on Capitol Hill.

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    Televising the U.S. Senate

    Senator Allen commented on the 15th anniversary of the televising of the U.S. Senate.

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    Republican Tax Cut Legislation

    Republican Senators briefed reporters on tax cut legislation that was recently passed through the Senate. They explained that the bill would help out married couples, average…

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    Congressional Review

    House Speaker Gingrich and Senators Lott, Domenici and Roth discussed the Republican congressional agenda.

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    Televising the U.S. Senate

    Senator Collins commented on the 15th anniversary of the televising of the U.S. Senate.

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    Managed Health Care

    Ms. Foerstel talked about managed health care legislation under debate in the Senate. Bills from both parties were under consideration.

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    Supreme Court Issues

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    Congressional Agenda

    Rep. Young, chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, talked about the 2002 fiscal year federal budget and the thirteen appropriations bills that will fund the budget.

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    U.S. Policy Toward Iran

    Ms. Speck reported on a “sense of Congress” resolution that would condemn Iran for ignoring the global community’s warning not to create enriched uranium.

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    Congressional Agenda

    Ms. Jalonick talked about Senate legislation on wildfire prevention and management and about Interior Department spending.

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    Iraq Supplemental Request

    Mr. Dinan talked about the $87 billion supplemental request for Iraq and Afghanistan then being considered by Congress. He discussed possible amendments and contentious issues in…

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    Events in the News

    The guests discussed various events in the news, including the upcoming State of the Union Address, which President Clinton will deliver to a joint assembly of Congress…

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    Congressional Review

    Betsy Palmer described the atmosphere for September on Capitol Hill. She explained that the Lewinsky scandal and the possible impeachment of the President is hanging over the…

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