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Telephone lines were open for comments on Senator-Elect Scott Brown’s victory in the Massachusetts special election to fill former… read more

Telephone lines were open for comments on Senator-Elect Scott Brown’s victory in the Massachusetts special election to fill former Senator Ted Kennedy’s seat. Emily Pierce spoke by phone about the election’s impact on health care legislation. 

Robert Barnes, participating by phone, talked about the Supreme Court holding a rare special public session later in the morning. The justices were expected to issue a ruling on Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, which could have major implications on the future of campaign finance laws and the 2002 Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act--widely known as McCain-Feingold.

C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Jan 21, 2010

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  • Jan 21, 2010 | 7:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 21, 2010 | 1:07pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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