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  • Presidential Economic Address
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    Presidential Economic Address

    President Bush announced his proposed budget in his first address to a joint session of Congress. The president’s remarks were interrupted numerous times by applause. This speech was…

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  • Former Representative James Wright DTX on emWorth It Allem
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    Worth It All

    Former Speaker James Wright discussed his new book, Worth It All. Mr. Wright served as House speaker from 1987 to 1989. He resigned as speaker and as a member of House in June, 1989 amid…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    Elections for the 101st Congress was shown. Rep. Jim Wright (D-TX) was elected Speaker of the House. Party leaders were announced and an election of other House officers was held.

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  • Washington Wednesday Journal
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    Washington Wednesday 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…

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  • Former Speaker Wright Archives
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    Former Speaker Wright Archives

    Former House Speaker Wright spoke about his archives located at Texas Christian University and his career in Congress. He also praised his hometown of Fort Worth, TX and discussed the…

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  • Incumbency Advantage and Accountability
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    Incumbency Advantage and Accountability

    Speakers at the sixth annual conference of the Federalist Society discussed the political and financial advantages of incumbent members of Congress and whether congressional perks,…

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  • Congress and the President
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    Congress and the President

    Fmr. Rep. Jim Wright, the former Speaker of the House of Representatives, delivered a lecture on Congress and the Presidency to his political science class in Texas Christian University in Fort…

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  • Memorial Service for Claude Pepper
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    Memorial Service for Claude Pepper

    The Vice President and members of Congress pay tribute to Rep. Claude Pepper as his body lies in state in the U.S. Capitol.

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  • House Ethics Committee Stakeout
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    House Ethics Committee Stakeout

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  • Bush Administration Priorities for Congress
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    Bush Administration Priorities for Congress

    Representative Jim Wright and Roger Porter spoke about they thought would be the priorities for the up coming congressional session.

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  • Presidential Economic Address Response
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    Presidential Economic Address Response

    House Speaker Jim Wright (TX) and Senator Lloyd Bentsen (TX) delivered the Democratic response to President Bush’s State of the Union address.

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  • Reclaiming the Future
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    Reclaiming the Future

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  • Congressional Pay Raise Debate
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    Congressional Pay Raise Debate

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  • Congress  the New Administration
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    Congress & the New Administration

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  • Tribute to Speaker Jim Wright
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    Tribute to Speaker Jim Wright

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  • Return to 100th Congress Final Days
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    Return to 100th Congress: Final Days

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  • Response by Jim Wright on Ethics Investigation
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    Response by Jim Wright on Ethics Investigation

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  • Washington Focus  Power Breakfast
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    Washington Focus - Power Breakfast

    House Speaker Wright and Minority Leader Michel address the meeting of non-profit organization administrators.

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  • Congressional Update
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    Congressional Update

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  • National Conference of State Legislatures
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    National Conference of State Legislatures

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