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    Gun Control Legislation

    Senator Christopher Murphy (D-CT) called for changes to America’s gun laws, an issue he considered his top priority in the Senate. He contrasted the two sides of the gun debate and spoke…

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    National Parks Service Centennial

    Jonathan Jarvis talked about the centennial of the nation’s national parks system on August 26, 2016. He talked about environmental concerns, increasing fees to cover the cost of park…

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    National Press Club Luncheon with Michael York

    Michael York talked about his battle with amyloidosis, a rare disease that occurs when abnormal protein builds up in organs.

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    Cybersecurity Threats

    Admiral Mike Rogers talked about the cybersecurity challenges and his roles protecting the U.S. from cyber threats. He also discussed the evolution of his job in recent years, including…

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    Libertarian Party Presidential Campaign

    Former Governors Gary Johnson (R-NM) and William Weld (R-MA), the Libertarian Party 2016 candidates for president and vice president, called on voters to give their third party candidacy a…

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    Workplace Policy Reforms

    Labor Secretary Thomas Perez was the luncheon speaker at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, today. He outlined President Obama’s labor policies including expanding overtime pay for…

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    University of Missouri Racial Tension

    Michael Midddleton, the University of Missouri System interim president, talked about the response to racial tension and student protests on the school’s Columbia campus. He explained that…

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    Wireless Technology Innovations

    Federal Communications Chair Tom Wheeler was the keynote speaker at a National Press Club luncheon. He talked about the importance of the U.S. continuing to be a leader in wireless communication…

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    Future of the Girl Scouts

    Anna Maria Chávez talked about the future of the Girl Scouts, and about the need for more investment in girls and young women. She also responded to written questions from members of the…

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    Zika Virus Response Efforts

    Dr. Tom Frieden talked about efforts to combat the Zika virus. He also responded to questions from the audience.

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    IRS Commissioner John Koskinen Remarks at the National Press Club

    IRS Commissioner John Koskinen spoke at a National Press Club luncheon and responded to written questions from the audience. He warned of budget cuts to the agency, saying one concern was…

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    Race in the U.S.

    Filmmaker Ken Burns and Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates talked about race in the U.S.. The two produced documentaries on the Civil Rights Movement that were scheduled to premiere…

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    D.C. Metropolitan Area Transit System

    Paul Wiedefeld talked the future of Washington, D.C.'s, transit system. Among his remarks, he said the transit system is worse off than expected, and outlined his plan to improve service. He described…

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    Presidential Candidate Ben Carson at the National Press Club

    Dr. Ben Carson, a candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, spoke about his book, A More Perfect Union: What We the People Can Do to Reclaim Our Constitutional Liberties,…

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    Representative Mac Thornberry on Defense and National Security

    House Armed Services Committee Chair Mac Thornberry (R-TX) outlined his agenda for 2016 at a National Press Club luncheon. In his speech he said the world is more dangerous than in 2009 and…

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    Naval Operations

    Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson spoke about issues and challenges facing the Navy and unveiled his strategic guidance to the fleet. He focused on maritime and global…

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    Human Rights in China

    Miss World Canada Anastasia Lin talked about her experience having her visa denied before her trip to compete in the Miss World finals held in China. She argues her visa was denied…

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    Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis

    Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padiilla talked about the state of the territory’s economy. In his remarks he expressed disappointment that Congress had not taken action to assist…

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    Gary Sinise on Disabled Veterans

    Gary Sinise spoke about his advocacy for U.S. military service members through his foundation.

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