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    Imperfect Union

    Chuck Raasch talked about his book Imperfect Union: A Father’s Search for His Son in the Aftermath of the Battle of Gettysburg, in which he recalls the death of Lieutenant Bayard Wilkeson…

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    Sylvia Burwell Remarks at the National Press Club

    Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell spoke at the National Press Club. She warned Congress against repealing the Affordable Care Act without having a comprehensive replacement in place. She…

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    D.C. Metropolitan Area Transit System

    Paul Wiedefeld gave an update on the troubled Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, which operates the District of Columbia’s subway and bus system. He talked about how the agency…

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    EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy on Environmental Policy

    Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy talked about environmental policy, efforts to combat climate change, and improving public health. She outlined the environmental…

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    Peter Thiel on Campaign 2016

    Peter Thiel spoke about his support for Republican presidential nominee. Mr. Thiel, who officially endorsed Mr. Trump at the 2016 Republican National Convention, said he had a strong bias…

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    Navy Operations

    Navy Secretary Ray Mabus spoke at a National Press Club luncheon on his top priorities for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. Those include shipbuilding, energy security, and personnel. He…

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    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on Writings on the Wall

    Author and former NBA star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar talked about his views on race relations and the inspirations behind his latest book, Writings on the Wall: Searching for a New Equality Beyond…

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    World Trade Organization Outlook

    World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General Roberto Azevedo spoke at a National Press Club luncheon emphasizing the benefits of global trade. He discussed the slowing growth in global…

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    Rural Communities and Agriculture

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack outlined a new report showing growth in the organic products industry. The report showed that in 2014 “bio-based” ethanol, textiles, and cleaning supply products…

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    Gun Control Legislation

    Senator Christopher Murphy (D-CT) called for changes to America’s gun laws, an issue he considered his top priority in the Senate. He contrasted the two sides of the gun debate and spoke…

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    K-12 Education Programs and Campaign 2016

    The National Press Club’s Newsmaker Committee held an event focusing on education issues in the 2016 election. This portion included a panel discussion analyzing the kindergarten through…

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    Declassification of September 11, 2001, Terrorist Attacks Report

    Former Senator Bob Graham (D-FL) talked about the 28 redacted pages released July 15, 2016, of recently declassified material from the congressional Joint Inquiry into Intelligence Community…

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    House Republican 2016 Agenda

    Representative Greg Walden (R-OR), chair of the National Republican Congressional Committee, spoke about House Republican strategy in 2016. He spoke about voter outreach, his party’s messaging,…

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    Self-Driving Cars

    Christopher Hart spoke at a National Press Club luncheon about the development of self-driving cars, as well as recent safety incidents on trains, planes, and public transit. In his speech he…

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    Teamsters Debate

    Fred Zuckerman and Ken Hall, candidates for top offices in the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, participated in a debate. Fred Zuckerman was challenging incumbent president James…

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    National Parks Service Centennial

    Jonathan Jarvis talked about the centennial of the nation’s national parks system on August 26, 2016. He talked about environmental concerns, increasing fees to cover the cost of park…

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    Representative Ben Lujan on Campaign 2016

    Representative Ben Lujan (D-NM), spoke about the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee’s strategy in the 2016 elections and the impact Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump…

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    Cybersecurity Threats

    Admiral Mike Rogers talked about the cybersecurity challenges and his roles protecting the U.S. from cyber threats. He also discussed the evolution of his job in recent years, including…

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    Libertarian Party Presidential Campaign

    Former Governors Gary Johnson (R-NM) and William Weld (R-MA), the Libertarian Party 2016 candidates for president and vice president, called on voters to give their third party candidacy a…

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    Workplace Policy Reforms

    Labor Secretary Thomas Perez was the luncheon speaker at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, today. He outlined President Obama’s labor policies including expanding overtime pay for…

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