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Karen Irving's MyC-SPAN

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    Supreme Court Rulings on Immigration and Affirmative Action

    Lawrence Hurley talked about the Supreme Court’s decisions released the previous day, including a ruling on President Obama’s executive action on immigration and one in favor of the University of Texas' affirmative action practices.

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    House Democrats' Sit-in on Gun Legislation

    David Hawkings talked about the week’s sit-in by House Democrats on the House floor in an effort to force House Republicans to allow a vote on gun control legislation.

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    Open Phones

    News headlines were read and phone lines were open for viewer comments on the impact of a sit-in by House Democrats in an effort to force House Republicans to allow a vote on gun control legislation. Michael Geary also spoke by phone about the outcome and implications of the United Kingdom’s vote in favor of leaving the European Union.

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    Life and Career of Bernie Sanders

    Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), a 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, talked about his life and career. He spoke about his presidential campaign and progressive message, as well as the potential for endorsing Hillary Clinton. He also talked about Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, saying he “is unfit to be president of the United States.”

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    Senator Marco Rubio on Running for Re-Election

    Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) talked about his decision, announced earlier that day, to run for re-election to his seat in the U.S. Senate. He discussed why he changed his plans and the mechanics involved.

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    Hillary Clinton's Meeting with House Democrats

    The Hill’s Cristina Marcos, speaking by phone, previewed the day’s meeting between presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and House Democrats on Capitol Hill.

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “What is your confidence in the economy?” The question came from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s previous-day testimony before the Senate Banking Committee that because of uneven growth the central bank will move slowly in raising interest rates. 

    Cristina Marcos, speaking by phone, previewed the meeting between presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and House Democrats on Capitol Hill.

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    State of Donald Trump Campaign

    Jason Russell talked about the state of 2016 presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.Topics included fundraising figures, staff changes, and the latest polling data.

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