Washington Journal 09/15/2018 University of Maryland's Center for Health and Homeland Security's Michael Greenberger discusses Hurricane Florence, Atlantic's Adam Harris discusses the "free college" movement, and Washington Post's Colby Itkowitz discusses the opioid crisis.

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    6:59 AM EDT

    Open Phones, Part 1

    Telephone lines and social media were open for viewer calls and social media comments on the question, “What do you think about Paul Manafort pleading guilty?” Mr. Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign manager, the previous day pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges and agreed to cooperate with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 elections. Washington Examiner criminal justice reporter Kelly Cohen spoke by phone about Mr. Manafort’s guilty plea.

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    7:00 AM EDT

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    University of Maryland’s Center for Health and Homeland Security’s Michael Greenberger discusses Hurricane Florence, Atlantic’s Adam Harris discusses the “free college” movement, and Washington Post’s Colby Itkowitz discusses the opioid crisis.

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    7:04 AM EDT

    Kelly Cohen on Paul Manafort's Guilty Plea

    Kelly Cohen spoke by phone former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort’s guilty plea. Mr. Manafort the previous day pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges and agreed to cooperate with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 elections.

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    7:45 AM EDT

    Michael Greenberger on Federal Disaster Response

    Michael Greenberger, Founding Director of the Center for Health and Homeland Security at the University of Maryland, discussed local, state and federal disaster responses. This interview came amid the landfall of Hurricane Florence on the Carolinas and the U.S. East Coast, which was downgraded to a tropical storm.

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    8:34 AM EDT

    Open Phones, Part 2

    Telephone lines and social media were open for viewer calls and social media comments on news of the day. Representative Scott Taylor(R-VA) spoke by phone about Hurricane Florence’s impact on his district, which includes much of the state’s coast.

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    8:47 AM EDT

    Representative Scott Taylor on Hurricane Florence

    Representative Scott Taylor(R-VA) spoke by phone about Hurricane Florence’s impact on his district, which includes much of the state’s coast. By the time of this interview, Hurricane Florence had been downgraded to a tropical storm.

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    9:05 AM EDT

    Adam Harris on the Free-College Movement

    Adam Harris of The Atlantic discussed his recent article on the state of the free-college movement. This program is part of a “Washington Journal” series highlighting recent magazine articles.

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    9:35 AM EDT

    Colby Itkowitz on Opioid Legislation in the Senate

    Washington Post health reporter Colby Itkowitz discussed the U.S. Senate’s bipartisan opioid legislation.