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  • Lobbying
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    Lobbying

    Mr. Edsall talked about his Sunday, January 2, 2006, article in the Washington Post on BellSouth and lobbying. He discussed spreadsheet files received from Vicki Taylor, an employee, on…

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  • New Campaign Finance Laws and the Internet
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    New Campaign Finance Laws and the Internet

    A panel discussed the effect of the new campaign finance laws and the role of special interest groups in the presidential campaigns. One aspect discussed was the redirection of money to…

    31 views
  • Moveonorg Advertisements
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    Moveon.org Advertisements

    Mr. Edsall talked about a contest hosted by Moveon.org to create a campaign advertisement to challenge President Bush in the 2004 election. Following his remarks some of the winning…

    21 views
  • Media Coverage of the Bush Administration
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    Media Coverage of the Bush Administration

    Participants talked about the media coverage of the Bush Administration. They focused on the Administration’s attempts to manage the media and if the first 100 days are a valid measure of a…

    36 views
  • Washington Journal Feature
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    Washington Journal Feature

    In a satellite interview from Dearborn, Michigan, Mr. Edsall spoke about the Reform Party convention and current newspaper headlines. He also took audience calls, faxes, and electronic mail.

    28 views
  • Daybook Interview
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    Daybook Interview

    Mr. Barnes discussed headline news and congressional campaigns. He responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail.

    16 views
  • 105th Congress Agenda
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    105th Congress Agenda

    Participants discussed various items on the 105th Congress legislative agenda. They also examined how the White House and both parties in Congress can be as cooperative as they have stated…

    21 views
  • Dole Vice Presidential Rally Preview
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    Dole Vice Presidential Rally Preview

    Journalists and viewers commented on Bob Dole’s choice of Jack Kemp as his running mate. They talked about why Dole chose him and what he brings to the Republican campaign effort.

    28 views
  • Washington Friday Journal
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    Washington Friday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

    16 views
  • The 1996 Presidential Campaign
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    The 1996 Presidential Campaign

    A group of political observers talked about the issues the 1996 presidential candidates are discussing and how journalists are covering the candidates.

    24 views
  • Washington Friday Journal
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    Washington Friday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers' interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and…

    42 views
  • emChain Reactionem
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    Chain Reaction

    Thomas Edsall, co-author of the recent book, Chain Reaction: The Impact of Race, Rights and Taxes on American Politics, is a political reporter for the Washington Post. He discussed the…

    592 views
  • Race Rights and Taxes in American Politics
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    Race, Rights, and Taxes in American Politics

    The authors discussed how the ideas in their latest books related to the upcoming presidential election. Mr. Blum, who has written sixteen books on American history, addressed the group at…

    54 views
  • Race and Politics
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    Race and Politics

    Mr. Edsall discussed an article he wrote for Atlantic Magazine on the role of race in partisan politics. He contends that race infuses all aspects of domestic and foreign politics, such as:…

    31 views
  • Veto of Civil Rights Act
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    Veto of Civil Rights Act

    Mr. Edsall discussed President Bush’s veto of civil rights legislation, calling the veto a double-edged sword in the current political climate.

    33 views
  • Texas Gubernatorial Campaign
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    Texas Gubernatorial Campaign

    The guests discussed the gubernatorial candidates and examined some of the campaign ads which have been airing in Texas.

    28 views
  • News Review
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    News Review

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  • The New Right
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    The New Right

    Thomas Edsall discussed if the Republican is party moving to a centralist position. He also answered questions from viewers.

    29 views
  • News Discussion
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    News Discussion

    Mr. Edsall commented on daily news headlines and discussed his book, The New Politics of Inequality.

    14 views
  • Federal Deficit
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    Federal Deficit

    Mr. Edsall discussed Reagan’s thought process in managing the federal deficit.

    57 views
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