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  • Washington Journal SV Date and Ben Pershing Review the Week in Politics
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    Week in Review with S.V. Date and Ben Pershing

    S.V. Date and Ben Pershing talked about events from the previous week, including the Justice Department’s investigation into the FBI’s pre-election actions, confirmation hearings, and…

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  • 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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  • Capitol Hill Stories
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    Capitol Hill Stories

    Dan Pershing talked about an interview with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in which Sen. Reid talked about a paradigm shift in the Democratic congressional races to one that would…

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  • Capitol Hill Stories
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    Capitol Hill Stories

    Participating by remote connection, Mr. Pershing reported on congressional legislative action in 2007 and the intensifying Republican campaign against House speaker Rep. Nancy Pelosi.

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  • Capitol Hill Stories
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    Capitol Hill Stories

    The guest reported on congressional action on pensions for members convicted of felonies and funding for party retreats.

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  • Capitol Hill Stories
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    Capitol Hill Stories

    The guest reported on House and Senate agendas, including the lobbying and ethics debate, earmark disclosure, and the war in Iraq.

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  • Capitol Hill Stories
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    Capitol Hill Stories

    The guest reported on House and Senate agendas for this week plus lobbying rule changes.

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  • Capitol Hill Stories
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    Capitol Hill Stories

    Mr. Pershing reported on news stories, including one about Senator Harry Reid who will probably become Senate Majority Leader.

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  • Republican Agenda
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    Republican Agenda

    House majority whip Rep. Blunt was interviewed about the upcoming Republican elections, lobbying reform, energy legislation, the budget resolution, and his future in the House. After he…

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  • Congressional Legislative Update
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    Congressional Legislative Update

    Mr. Allen and Mr. Pershing spoke about key legislation issues in Congress. They discussed the Patriot Act reauthorization, spending bills, and debates on the policy in Iraq. They also…

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  • Congressional Agenda
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    Congressional Agenda

    Mr. Pershing was interviewed about Hurricane Katrina relief and the congressional agenda. Among the issues he discussed were the prescription drug plan, Republican opposition to tax…

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  • House Ethics Rules
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    House Ethics Rules

    Mr. Pershing talked about House ethics rules, an impasse in the ethics committee on how to proceed with ethics allegations, and allegations against some House members.

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  • Capitol Hill Stories
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    Capitol Hill Stories

    Ben Pershing talked about current political news.

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  • Open Phones
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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were opened for viewers' comments regarding the U.S. approach to Asia and the Bush Administration’s environmental policy.

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  • Open Phones
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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were opened for viewers' comments regarding the news of day. They also discussed the leadership of the Democratic Party and limits on free speech.

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