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  • Tom Davis Martin Frost and Richard Cohen on emThe Partisan Divide Congress in Crisisem
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    The Partisan Divide

    Former Representative Martin Frost (D-TX) and journalist Richard Cohen talked about their book, The Partisan Divide: Congress in Crisis, which they wrote with former Representative Tom…

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  • Washington Journal Former Representatives Martin Frost DTX and Tom Davis RVA
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    Bipartisanship in Congress

    Former Representatives Martin Frost (D-TX) and Tom Davis (R-VA) talked about their book, The Partisan Divide: Congress in Crisis, which examines the causes of legislative gridlock and…

    1,245 views
  • Former Members of Congress on Midterms Elections
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    Former Members of Congress on Midterms Elections

    Former members of Congress talked about the results of the 2014 midterm elections and their likely impact on Congress. Topics included tea party movement members of the House and Senate. “Can Congress…

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  • Former Congressman on Government Shutdown
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    Former Congressman on Government Shutdown

    Former Representatives Martin Frost (D-TX) and Tom Davis (R-VA) talked about the government shutdown from the perspective of two former members who were in Congress during the 1995-96…

    178 views
  • Congressional Response to September 11 2001
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    Congressional Response to September 11, 2001

    Four former members of Congress and one former member of the Bush administration discussed the relationship between Congress and the executive branch through the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks…

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  • Modern Congressional Partisanship
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    Modern Congressional Partisanship

    Former Representatives Martin Frost (D-TX) and Robert Walker (R-PA) talked about partisanship in Congress.

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  • Perspectives on American Democracy
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    Perspectives on American Democracy

    The Center for American Progress and American University’s Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies hosted a one day symposium on “Checks and Balances, Perspectives on American Democracy…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    Elections for the 102nd Congress was shown. Rep. Foley (D-WA) was elected Speaker of the House of Representatives. Rep. Gephardt (D-MO) and Rep. Michel (R-IL) were elected majority and…

    View in Congressional Chronicle391 views
  • 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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  • Congressional Leadership
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    Congressional Leadership

    A bipartisan panel of former members of Congress gave advice for the leaders of the 110th Congress on working with the executive branch to set and follow a successful legislative agenda. James Thurber…

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  • Congressional Oversight Duties Closing Session
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    Congressional Oversight Duties, Closing Session

    Moderated by Mr. Minarik, the panelists evaluated Congress' effectiveness in its oversight of the executive branch in recent years. Topics included lack of oversight of Homeland Security…

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  • House Ethics
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    House Ethics

    Democratic Representatives spoke with reporters about recent House Ethics Committee decision to admonish Majority Leader DeLay for inappropriate use of his office and other activities. Representative…

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  • Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Rule
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    Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Rule

    The committee held an emergency meeting to consider requests to allow amendments to the $86.6 billion Supplemental Budget Request for Iraq and Afghanistan. The committee took a break after…

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  • Texas Redistricting Dispute
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    Texas Redistricting Dispute

    Texas representatives spoke to reporters about use of federal homeland security resources during a recent state battle over redistricting in which Democratic legislators went to Oklahoma to…

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  • Redistricting
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    Redistricting

    Mr. Frost spoke to reporters about how redistricting following the 2000 Census would affect the Democratic Party. He said that the process had allowed both parties to “break even” despite…

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  • Congressional Interviews
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    Congressional Interviews

    U.S. Representatives were interviewed about books they have read.

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  • Congressional Continuity in the Event of an Attack
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    Congressional Continuity in the Event of an Attack

    Current and former congressional members met with scholars to discuss congressional continuity in the case of an attack. Representatives Cox and Frost mediated the event.

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    A portion of the session focused on repeal of the Glass-Steagall Act of 1933.

    View in Congressional Chronicle347 views
  • Congressional Issues
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    Congressional Issues

    Representative Frost, chair of the House Democratic caucus, discussed news stories and the situation in Kosovo. He talked about his meeting with the president concerning the Democratic…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The 106th Congress convened, swore in members, and elected Representative Hastert, R-IL, as Speaker of the House.

    View in Congressional Chronicle367 views
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