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    Poverty and Working Families

    Representatives from charitable organizations testified on the impact of state welfare and private philanthropic programs in reducing poverty. This was the fourth in a series of House…

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    Micro Philanthropy

    Charles Best talked about his micro philanthropy Web site and the impact of technology on everyday life. He was interviewed by Darren Walker. “The New Philanthropy” was a…

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    Cannabis Summit

    Business owners, activists and policy makers gathered in Denver for the Cannabis Business Summit. They discussed the progress, problems, and future of the legal cannabis…

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    Reproductive Rates in Developed Countries

    Francesco Billari talked about the decline in national birth rates in many developed countries being called a reproductive crisis, and the reasons for dropping fertility rates. He used…

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    E-Cigarette Marketing

    Industry representatives and anti-tobacco advocates testified on e-cigarette marketing practices designed to appeal to children. In addition, the hearing also focused on the health…

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    Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Decision

    Brian Brown and Sarah Warbelow talked about what had happened since the U.S. Supreme Court’s decisions on same-sex marriage one year before in cases over the Defense of Marriage Act…

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    Secretary Lew on Homeowner Assistance

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced the extension of the “Making Home Affordable” program for at least another year to help homeowners with underwater mortgages and allow…

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    Legal Conviction Consequences

    Legal academics and advocates testified at a House Judiciary Committee Over-Criminazation Task Force hearing on the the nation’s criminal code and the civil consequences convicts face…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the role of government in creating a “family friendly” workplace. Jeremy Jacobs spoke by phone about the Supreme Court decision…

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    Michelle Obama at Working Families Summit

    First lady Michelle Obama discussed the challenges she faced as a working mother and the importance of employers putting their employee’s families first with Robin Roberts. She…

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    President Obama at Working Families Summit

    President Obama talked about creating 21st century workplace by urging business to adopt family-friendly policies such as paid maternity and paternity leave and flexibility for working…

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    White House Working Families Summit, Part 3

    Claire Shipman and Katty Kay moderated a panel discussion on the case for businesses to enact more family-friendly policies. “A 21st Century Economy that Works for Business ”…

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    White House Working Families Summit, Part 2

    After remarks by Christina Hendricks and Kay Thompson, panelists talked about the balance of work and family and the importance of family-friendly workplaces for both men and women. …

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He previewed the next Monday’s first-ever White House Summit on Working Families where he would bring together businesses leaders…

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    Senate Hearing on Housing Nominations

    The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Development Committee heard testimony from Housing and Urban Development secretary nominee Julian Castro, and Federal Housing Finance Agency inspector…

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    Voting Rights and Southern Demographics

    Politicians and civil rights organizations leaders talked about the demographic and political changes in the South in the 50 years since civil rights activists travelled to Mississippi in…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on a Pew organization poll on political polarization in the U.S. Carroll Doherty spoke by telephone about the Pew Research Center study that…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He wished America’s dads a happy Father’s Day and underscored the crucial role fathers play in society. He encouraged…

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    Child Nutrition Programs

    Education, medical, and military officials testified about some of the ways child nutrition programs affect issues such as national security, economic vitality, and the health of children…

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    Poverty and Federal Aid Programs

    Witnesses testified on the effectiveness of federal aid programs in reducing poverty. In the first panel House Assistant Minority Leader James Clyburn (D-SC) told the committee that…

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