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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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  • House Legislative Agenda
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    House Legislative Agenda

    Rich Cohen, Staff Writer for Congressional Quarterly, was interviewed via Skype about the House legislative agenda for the week.

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  • Congressional Review
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    Congressional Review

    The guests talked about the just-finished 109th Congress and discussed headline news stories about the upcoming 110th Congress. They responded to telephone calls and electronic mail.

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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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  • 108th Congress Review
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    108th Congress Review

    Mr. Cohen talked about the 108th Congress, including updates on the intelligence and omnibus bills, as well as House and Senate leadership elections, and rules changes for the 109th…

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  • emRostenkowski The Pursuit of Powerem
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    Rostenkowski: The Pursuit of Power

    Richard Cohen talked about his biography, Rostenkowski: The Pursuit of Power and the End of the Old Politics, published by Ivan R. Dee. The book details Congressman Dan Rostenkowski’s…

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  • Congressional Agenda
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    Congressional Agenda

    Mr. Cohen talked about the house agenda and prospects for economic stimulus legislation.

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  • Presidential Mandates and Congressional Leadership
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    Presidential Mandates and Congressional Leadership

    Cohen’s topic is “The Impact of Campaign Message and Election Mandates on Presidential-Congressional Relations.” Oleszek’s topic is “Herding Cats: Presidential Coalition-Building in the Senate.” Fisher’s…

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  • Implications of a Narrowly Split Congress
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    Implications of a Narrowly Split Congress

    Participants talked about the likely effects of a narrowly divided Congress. Among the issues they addressed were likely coalitions in both houses, Governor Bush’s record in Texas, and…

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  • Washington Tuesday Journal
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    Washington Tuesday 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…

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  • House Rules Committee
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    House Rules Committee

    Mr. Oleszek discussed the evolution of the Rules Committee in the House of Representatives through history and the power it currently holds. Mr. Cohen and Mr. Freedman evaluated the job…

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  • Congressional Year in Review
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    Congressional Year in Review

    Richard Cohen, who covered Capitol Hill for the \f2National Journal\fR, discussed both Presidential and Congressional events of 1993. Cohen was the author of a new book titled, \f2Changing…

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  • Public Image of Congressional Functions
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    Public Image of Congressional Functions

    Journalists, politicians and academics discussed the image of Congress, exploring the ways in which members of Congress present themselves to the public.

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  • Media Bias in Reporting on Congress
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    Media Bias in Reporting on Congress

    The participants discussed the role of the media in reporting on the Congress. They analyzed the evolution of media bias and the need for fair journalism in Washington, D.C.

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  • Inside Congress Congressional Committees
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    Inside Congress: Congressional Committees

    Three congressional observers discussed the new members of Congress, the committee assignment process, and speculation on the effect of new members on the actions of congressional…

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  • Salute to Congress Dinner
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    Salute to Congress Dinner

    The theme of the Washington Press Club Foundation’s 47th annual Congressional Dinner was “The 102nd Congress: Welcome to the Big Leagues.” Several freshman members of Congress were invited to share…

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  • 102nd Congress Opening Session
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    102nd Congress Opening Session

    Mr. Cohen and Ms. Traver discussed the opening session of the 102nd Congress. They characterized the beginning of the session as uncertain. Mr. Cohen argued that the usual excitement and…

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  • Second Session of Congress
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    Second Session of Congress

    Journalists discussed the upcoming congressional session and possible agendas for both Democrats and Republicans.

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  • Agenda of 101st Congress
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    Agenda of 101st Congress

    A roundtable discussion covers the political climate and issues of the 101st Congress. These issues include capital gains, the minimum wage, flag desecration, catastrophic health care…

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  • 101st Congress  Bush Administration
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    101st Congress & Bush Administration

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