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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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  • Newsmakers with Representative John Kline
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    Newsmakers with Representative John Kline

    House Education and Workforce Committee Chair John Kline (R-MN) talked about divisions in Congress over addressing student loan interest rates, which were set to rise to 6.8 percent in…

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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.

    24 views
  • House and Senate Payroll Tax Cut Bills
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    House and Senate Payroll Tax Cut Bills

    Richard Cohen spoke by phone about the differences between House and Senate legislation on extending the Social Security payroll tax break and long-term unemployment benefits.

    70 views
  • Deficit Reduction Committee
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    Deficit Reduction Committee

    Richard Cohen talked about the Deficit Reduction Committee and the challenges the committee faces in meeting the November 23, 2011, deadline. He responded to telephone calls and electronic…

    628 views
  • Debt Ceiling Negotiations
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    Debt Ceiling Negotiations

    Richard Cohen talked about the latest developments in the debt ceiling negotiations, and congressional response to the possibility that the U.S. will default this Tuesday, August 2, or…

    168 views
  • House and Senate Leadership
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    House and Senate Leadership

    Kathy Kiely and Richard Cohen talked about Democratic and Republican leaders in the House and Senate leaders and the congressional agenda for the week, focusing on health care. They responded to…

    88 views
  • Legislative Record of Senator Ted Kennedy
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    Legislative Record of Senator Ted Kennedy

    Richard Cohen and Alan Reynolds talked about the legislative record of Senator Ted Kennedy who died earlier in the week at the age of 77, and they responded to telephone calls and…

    115 views
  • Congressional Agenda
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    Congressional Agenda

    Richard Cohen talked about the return of Congress and his National Journal cover story, Divided Districts. The articles details how eighty-three U.S. Representatives whose districts didn’t carry…

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  • Republican Energy Protest
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    Republican Energy Protest

    Richard Cohen spoke by telephone about Republican protest meetings on the House Floor to continue talking about rising energy costs and gas prices.

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  • Congress and Campaign 2008
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    Congress and Campaign 2008

    Richard Cohen talked about his cover story for this week’s National Journal on whether the “new Center” is likely to be voted out in November and whether the right or left would be most…

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  • Congressional Funding
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    Congressional Funding

    Richard Cohen was interviewed about earmarks and the federal budget. He talked about the differences between the Congressional appropriation and the requests made by President Bush.

    11 views
  • Open Phones
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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were opened for comments on the topic, “Iraq war costs in 2008: $200 billion.”

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  • Iraq Supplemental Funding
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    Iraq Supplemental Funding

    Mr. Cohen spoke about future legislation for supplemental spending on operations in Iraq.

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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.

    15 views
  • Election Results
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    Election Results

    Mr. Cohen spoke about the results of the 2006 midterm elections and potential impact on the legislative agenda. Telephone lines were open for viewer reactions.

    21 views
  • 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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  • After Words with Juliet Eilperin
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    After Words with Juliet Eilperin

    Juliet Eilperin was interviewed about her book Fight Club Politics: How Partisanship Is Poisoning the U.S. House of Representatives, published by Rowman and Littlefield. Using her observations from covering…

    197 views
  • Republican Leadership Election
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    Republican Leadership Election

    Richard Cohen talked about the election for Majority Leader scheduled for February 2, 2006 by the House Republican leadership and its impact on the Republican agenda. He has an article on…

    16 views
  • Congressional Issues
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    Congressional Issues

    Mr. Cohen and Mr. Allen spoke about congressional issues. They discussed divisions within the Democratic and Republican caucuses about the war in Iraq. The guests also talked about budget…

    36 views
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