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    Destruction of Syria's Chemical Weapons

    Bucky McMahon talked about his July 2014 Popular Mechanics article, “The Neutralizer,” on the technology invented to destroy Syria’s cache of chemical weapons. This…

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    Veterans Affairs Department Reform

    Representative Tim Huelskamp (R-KS), a member of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee, talked about the future of the Veterans Affairs Department (VA) as Senate hearings to confirm Robert…

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    Intelligence Gathering on Foreign Conflicts

    Representative Jim Himes (D-CT), a member of the House Intelligence and Financial Services committees, talked about foreign intelligence gathering during times of war and his housing…

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    Federal Appeals Court Rulings on the Affordable Care Act

    Elise Viebeck, health care reporter for The Hill newspaper, discussed two divergent appeals court rulings on the legal ability of the IRS to administer subsidies for insurance policies…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer questions and comments on the conflicting federal appeals courts rulings on health care law subsidies. Two federal appeals courts were split on…

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    Peace Corps Recruitment Process

    Carrie Hessler-Radelet talked about changes in the Peace Corps' recruitment process. She also talked about ow her own experiences as a volunteer would influence her newly-confirmed…

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    Border Security and Enforcement

    Thad Bingel, a former Customs and Border Patrol employee, talked about the influx of Central American immigrants to the U.S.-Mexico border and possible feasible long-term solutions.

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    U.S. Foreign Policy and Diplomatic Challenges

    Matthew Lee talked about foreign policy and diplomatic challenges U.S. in the face of ongoing conflicts in Eastern Europe between Ukraine and Russia, and the Gaza Strip between Israel and…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the United States' role in foreign conflicts.

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    Training Assistance to Mexico's Armed Forces

    David Shirk talked about a USA Today story on the $15 million the Department of Defense’s spent in 2013 in training assistance to Mexico’s armed forces. The training was…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on U.S.-Russia relations.

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    Republican 2016 Prospective Presidential Field

    David Drucker talked about developments within the field of prospective 2016 Republican presidential candidates. Topics included foreign policy disagreements between Senator Rand Paul…

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    Congressional Agenda

    Ed O’Keefe spoke by phone about the congressional agenda ahead of the August recess. Topics included President Obama’s request for funds to address the influx of immigrants…

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    U.S.-Russia Relations

    William Pomeranz talked about the state of U.S.-Russia relations following the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine, and the possibility of further U.S. and European Union…

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    Iran's Nuclear Program

    Patrick Clawson talked about negotiations between six global powers and Iran over Iran’s nuclear program. Those six nations, also referred to as P5+1, include Germany and the…

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    2016 Democratic Presidential Candidates

    Annie Linskey talked about possible Democratic candidates for president in 2016, including Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), and former Secretary of State Hillary…

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    Moon Landing 45th Anniversary

    On the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the Moon, astronaut Buzz Aldrin talked about his experience and the state of U.S. space exploration. Topics included the goal of…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to a question related to the investigation of the Malaysia Airlines plane that was shot down over Ukraine: “Should the U.S. response to…

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    Highway Trust Fund Legislation

    Andrew Roth discussed the Club for Growth’s opposition to the Highway Trust Fund extension that passed in the House during the week. The group would prefer the states to manage…

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    Gun Violence

    Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, talked by video link form Indianapolis about her group’s work to combat gun violence and change gun laws in the…

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