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  • Washington Journal Adam Harris Discusses the College Graduation Gap in Rural America
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    Adam Harris on the College Graduation Gap in Rural America

    Adam Harris talked about his Atlantic article, “The Education Deserts of Rural America,” on the college graduation gap between those living in rural and urban areas in the U.S. This program is part of a…

  • Representative Steve Scalise Discusses Recovery from 2017 Shooting
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    Back in the Game

    House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) talked about his book, in which he recounted his journey to recovery after being shot during practice for the annual Congressional Baseball Game in…

  • Washington Journal Nan Roman Discusses Homelessness in the US
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    Nan Roman on Homelessness in the U.S.

    Nan Roman from the National Alliance to End Homelessness discussed the state of homelessness in the U.S.

  • Washington Journal Former Sen Heidi Heitkamp DND  JD Scholten Discuss Rural Voters  Campaign 2020
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    Former Senator Heidi Heitkamp and J.D. Scholten on Rural Voters and Campaign 2020

    Former Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) and J.D. Scholten, both board members of the One Country Project, talked about the group’s grassroots campaign to re-invigorate the Democratic Party’s…

  • Secret Service Releases New Report Identifying Warning Signs for Mass Attacks
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    2018 Report on Mass Attacks

    The Secret Service held a news conference to outline a report on mass attacks in 2018. The Secret Service director told reporters there were 27 incidents in that calendar year with half of the…

  • Climate Change and Disaster Preparedness
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    Climate Change and Disaster Preparedness

    The House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on the Environment held a hearing to assess climate change impacts and natural disaster preparedness efforts. Among the witnesses testifying on…

  • Senate Panel Holds Hearing on Online and Data Privacy Protections for Children
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    Children's Online Privacy

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on protecting children online and data privacy. Witnesses discussed the prevalence of online predators using social media to exploit minors,…

  • Opening Remarks on Secret Service 2018 Mass Attacks in Public Spaces Report
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    Opening Remarks on Secret Service 2018 Mass Attacks in Public Spaces Report

    Director James Murray delivered opening remarks on the U.S. Secret Service’s 2018 report examining mass attacks in public spaces.

  • National Gentrification Summit
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    National Gentrification Summit

    The Institute of the Black World 21st Century hosted a national town hall meeting on gentrification at the New Jersey Institute for Technology in Newark. Speakers included economist…

  • emGrace Will Lead Us Homeem
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    Grace Will Lead Us Home

    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jennifer Hawes talked about her book, Grace Will Lead Us Home, in which she reported on the fall out following the 2015 shootings at Mother Emmanuel AME…

  • Investments in LowIncome Communities
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    Investments in Low-Income Communities

    The Aspen Institute hosted a panel discussion on the new federal Opportunity Zone program, an economic development tool aimed to promote investment and job creation in low-income…

  • Washington Journal Naomi Schaefer Riley Discusses Efforts to Change Charitable Foundation Giving
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    Naomi Schaefer Riley on Efforts to Change Charitable Foundation Giving

    Washington Examiner contributor Naomi Schaefer Riley discussed her recent article looking at efforts to dictate how charitable foundations spend their money. This program is part of a “Washington…

  • FEMA Contracting
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    FEMA Contracting

    Two House Homeland Security subcommittees held a joint hearing on how FEMA contracts are awarded and managed. The committee heard testimony from a FEMA associate administrator, a Government…

  • emLos Angeles Timesem Coverage of Nipsey Hussles Death
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    Los Angeles Times Coverage of Nipsey Hussle's Death

    Los Angeles Times reporters joined the National Press Club Journalism Institute to talk about the newspaper’s coverage of the death of rapper Nipsey Hussle, who in March 2019 was fatally shot in…

  • View From the States Oregon  Rent Control
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    View From the States: Oregon & Rent Control

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    The Oregonian reporter Elliott Njus talked about Oregon becoming the first state to enact statewide rent control. The law also limits no-fault evictions of tenants. The Oregon House and…

  • President Trump Expresses Concern About Conditions on the Southern Border
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    Affordable Housing Executive Order

    President Trump gave remarks in the Oval Office and signed an executive order on reducing barriers to affordable housing. Following the signing, he took questions from reporters on the…

  • Senate Democrats on Gun Background Checks
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    Senate Democrats on Gun Background Checks

    Democratic senators from states that have faced mass shootings went to the chamber floor to call for debate and vote on a House-passed bill to expand background checks before buying a gun.…

  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones

    Viewers responded to the question, “What federal policies are needed to help the poor?” The topic was chosen in reaction to the previous-day Poor People’s Campaign forum at which nine 2020…

  • Reducing Childhood Poverty
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    Reducing Childhood Poverty

    The Brookings Institution hosted a panel discussion on reducing childhood poverty and explored universal social programs for families with newborns, particularly those in low-income and…

  • emA 500 House in Detroitem
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    A $500 House in Detroit

    Recent college graduate Drew Philp bought a house in Detroit for $500. In his book A $500 House in Detroit, he recounted his experience restoring the house and some of the biggest challenges making his home…

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