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    Congressional War Powers

    Louis Fisher, Congressional Research Service, talked about the current congressional debate about placing U.S. troops under U.N. control and about the powers of the Congress over military…

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    Washington Saturday Journal

    Political and news events were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists and legislators; and viewer comments.

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    Christmas Lighting Case

    The U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear the case of Jennings Osborne of Little Rock, in 1994, who appealed an Arkansas court’s decision Osborne v. Power, that ordered Osborne to either…

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    Vernonia School District v. Action

    Mr. Viano discussed the Supreme Court case Vernonia School District v. Action, in which a seventh grader is challenging a school requirement that he must take a drug test before he can play…

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    Supreme Court Term First Week

    Ms. Biskupic reviewed the first week of the new Supreme Court term, including two cases that were argued before the Court, Schlup v. Delo and U.S. v. X-Citement Video.

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    National Information Infrastructure

    A communications executive and two policy advisors talked about technology improvements and regulatory approvals which will contribute to the development of the national information…

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    U.S. Occupation of Haiti

    Robert Greenberger talked about the U.S. occupation of Haiti, where he believed slow progress was being made toward a democratic government. After sharing his thoughts on the situation, he…

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    "Family Friendly" House Schedule

    Two Congressmen, Representatives James Oberstar (D-MN) and Porter Goss (R-FL), have proposed changes in the House schedule to allow members to spend more time with their families. Each of…

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    Interstate Commerce

    Chairwoman Gail McDonald discussed the Interstate Commerce Commission and its regulatory functions.

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    Presidential Appointments

    Recent articles have asserted that the process of presidential appointments has become more politicized in the last twenty years than ever before. The guests discussed whether this is so…

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    House Post Office Investigation

    Paul Rodriguez discussed the investigation into the House Post Office. Topics included the expiration of the federal grand jury at the end of the month, the effect this will have on the…

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    Discharge Petitions Rule Change

    Congressman Solomon discussed the discharge petition vote scheduled in the House later today. The vote will determine whether the names of members who sign discharge petitions to bring…

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    Congressional Reform Committee Background

    University of Maryland Professor Roger Davidson discussed the July 1, 1993 hearing of the Joint Committee on the Organization of Congress, which featured the testimony of former Vice…

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    Congressional Reform Committee Background

    Mr. Davidson discussed the June 8, 1993 hearing of the Joint Committee on the Organization of Congress which centered around the application of laws to Congress. He spoke on the arguments…

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    Congressional Reform Committee Background

    University of Maryland Professor Roger Davidson spoke on the continuing series of hearings by the Joint Committee on the Organization of Congress, focusing mainly on the hearing on floor…

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    Congressional Reform Committee Background

    University of Maryland Professor, Roger Davidson spoke on the congressional committee system, the subject of the second of a series of hearings on the reform of Congress held by the Joint…

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    Congressional Reform Committee Background

    Mr. Davidson spoke on the procedure and progress of the Joint Committee on the Organization of Congress, which has been hearing testimony from members of Congress on congressional reform…

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    Justice Powell Office Tour

    Ms. House discussed the preparations of the Supreme Court for the upcoming term, including the transition between the retirement of Justice Byron White and the beginning of the term of new…

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    New Members of Congress Video Workshop

    Mr. Mills and Ms. MacDaniel discussed the C-SPAN programming concerning new members of the 103rd Congress amid video footage from the programs featuring the new members. This vignette was…

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    Vietnam Revisited: Setting the Stage

    Members of the C-SPAN production crew who travelled to Vietnam to cover the travels of a congressional delegation to Vietnam discussed their experiences during their recent trip. They discussed how the…

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