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    Representative Ben Lujan on Campaign 2016

    Representative Ben Lujan (D-NM), spoke about the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee’s strategy in the 2016 elections and the impact Republican presidential candidate Donald…

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    Democratic National Convention Preview

    Jim Kenney, Leah Daughtry, and Kevin Washo previewed the Democratic National Convention to take place in Philadelphia July 25-28, 2016, and talked about its planning. Some of the…

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    Guantanamo Bay Prison Detainees

    Morris Davis, former chief prosecutor for Guantanamo military commissions, spoke at a National Press Club Newsmaker event. He talked about his lawsuit against the Library of Congress,…

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    Donald Trump's Rhetoric on Muslims

    As the only two Muslim members of Congress, Representatives Keith Ellison (D-MN) and Andre Carson (D-IN) spoke about anti-Muslim rhetoric around the world. They also talked about…

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    Congressional Fundraising

    Representatives David Jolly (R-FL) and Rick Nolan (D-MN) talked about H.R. 4443, the Stop Act. The legislation, introduced by Representative Jolly and co-sponsored by Representative…

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    Civil Rights and Criminal Justice

    Cornell Brooks spoke about civil rights and the criminal justice system. Topics included the 2016 presidential election, criminal justice reform, and planned protests in Flint,…

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    Space Program

    Sandra Magnus, Elliot Pulham, and Eric Stallmer released a joint white paper, “Ensuring U.S. Leadership in Space,” about the challenges that threaten America’s leadership…

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    Election Year Legislative Productivity

    House Republican Policy Chair Luke Messer (R-IN) spoke to reporters about congressional legislative priorities ahead of the 2016 presidential election. He explained the importance of…

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    Campus Sexual Assaults

    American Association of University Women (AAUW) representatives outlined the findings of a study on campus sexual assault. According to the report and analysis of data, more than 50…

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    Youth Sports Concussions

    Panelists talked about ways to prevent injuries sustained in youth sports, including technology, treatment, and regulations. They discussed the possibility of a federal mandate on…

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    Senator Elizabeth Warren on International Corporate Taxes

    Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) spoke about improving the international corporate tax system at a National Press Club luncheon-style press conference.

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    Presidential Candidate Governor Bobby Jindal at the National Press Club

    Governor Bobby Jindal (R-LA), a candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, spoke at a National Press Club luncheon. After his speech he responded to written questions…

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    Local Immigration Initiatives

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti talked about ways that mayors can address national issues with local initiatives. He focused on about immigration and raising the minimum wage.

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    Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention in Cuba

    Cuban Public Health Minister Dr. Roberto Morales talked about his country’s efforts to prevent the spread of sexually transmitted diseases (STD), including HIV. In addition…

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    Same-Sex Marriage and LGBT Rights

    Sarah Kate Ellis spoke at the National Press Club about the future of the gay rights movement following the Supreme Court’s awaited ruling in the Obergefell v. Hodges case on same-sex…

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    Global Finance Policy

    Greg Medcraft spoke about efforts to ensure global financial stability and to prevent another financial crisis. He talked about the current risk environment, regulatory agenda, and…

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    Muslim Community in Myanmar

    Matt Dillon talked about his trip to Myanmar, formerly called Burma, and the plight of the ethnic Muslim community living there. He spoke primarily about the Rohingya ethnic Muslim…

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    Counterterrorism Efforts

    Former CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell spoke about counterterrorism successes and failures during his time with the intelligence agency. He refuted an article that asserted Pakistan…

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    Senate Judiciary Committee Agenda

    Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Chuck Grassley (R-IA) talked about about the committee’s agenda and actions, including the recent confirmation of Loretta Lynch as attorney…

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    Hillary Clinton's Personal Email Account

    Panelists talked about the policy implications of Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server to conduct government business while serving as secretary of State. The speakers…

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