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    Lead Exposure in Low-Income Communities

    Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro talked about lead exposure in low-income communities, followed by a panel discussion on the topic.

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    National Governors Association Summer Meeting, Agriculture Panel

    A discussion on food and agriculture policy included Agriculture Secretary and former Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack, who talked about his department’s programs aimed at helping to help…

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    Book Discussion on The Poverty Industry

    Professor Daniel Hatcher talked about his book The Poverty Industry: The Exploitation of America’s Most Vulnerable Citizens, in which he argues that states and local governments are…

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    National Governors Association Summer Meeting, Next Generation Communities

    Governor Brian Sandoval (R-NV) led a panel discussion on changing demographics in U.S. communities.  “The Next Generation State: A 360-Degree View of Changing Communities” was…

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    Book Discussion on White Out

    Michael Clune talked about his book White Out: The Secret Life of Heroin, in which he examines his struggle with heroin addiction. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop…

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    National Governors Association Summer Meeting, Opioid Addiction

    The topic of opioids and prescription drug abuse was discussed at the annual summer meeting of the nation’s governors in Des Moines, Iowa. They heard from officials from the…

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    Zika Virus Prevention Efforts

    Dr. Tom Frieden was one of the three witnesses at a hearing on prevention efforts against the Zika virus. Dr. Frieden in his testimony outlined the preparations in the U.S.…

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    Poverty and Safety Net Programs

    Lawmakers and anti-poverty advocates talked about ways to combat poverty without the intervention of the government. Many of the panelists decried federal welfare programs, saying…

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    Affordable Care Act Cost Sharing

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on funding for the Cost Sharing Reduction (CSR)program of the Affordable Care Act. Members heard from legal and health care policy experts on whether…

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    National Right to Life Convention

    Anti-abortion advocates spoke at the National Right to Life Convention on how right-to-life issues may impact the 2016 election. They discussed competitive House and Senate races and…

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    Financial Exploitation of Elderly Americans

    Federal and state officials testified at a hearing on financial exploitation of elderly Americans from financial exploitation. They focused on actions being taken to address the…

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    Presidents and Poverty

    Panelists talked about what presidents can do to combat poverty. Participants included a George W. Bush administration domestic policy adviser, the director of the LBJ Library, and…

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    Newsmakers with Dr. Anthony Fauci

    Dr. Anthony Fauci talked about the Zika virus, including how it compares with other viruses, what researchers require to develop vaccines, and the impact of Congress’s failure to…

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    Self-Driving Cars

    Christopher Hart spoke at a National Press Club luncheon about the development of self-driving cars, as well as recent safety incidents on trains, planes, and public transit. In his…

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    Oil Transport Safety

    Brigham McCown talked about oil train derailments and pipeline spills and the debate over which mode of transportation is safest.

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    Zika Virus Funding

    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid called on Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY), and Planned Parenthood Executive Vice President Dawn Laguens held a news…

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    Affordable Care Act Repeal Proposals

    Rachel Roubein talked about legislative efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, including House Republicans' alternative bill.

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    Zika Virus Prevention

    The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee held a roundtable meeting with Dr. Anne Schuchat and other medical expert and academics testified at a hearing on federal…

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    Cancer Treatment and Research

    Attendees talked about battling cancer. Comedian Carol Burnett, whose daughter Carrie Hamilton died of cancer in 2002, was the emcee. The day-long summit, held by the vice president’s…

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    Vice President Joe Biden on Cancer Research

    Vice President Joe Biden talked about his “Cancer Moonshot” initiative to cure cancer. The goal was to increase the rate of progress in cancer research, diagnosis, and…

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