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    Zika Virus Response

    Dr. Anthony Fauci talked about the threat posed by the Zika virus, including the risk of local transmission in the U.S. and concerns about the upcoming Olympic Games.

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Cancer Treamtment and Research, Opening Remarks

    Wayne Frederick made opening remarks at a “Cancer Moonshot” summit at Howard University hosted by Vice President Joe Biden. He talked about the initiative to discover a…

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    Senators on Zika Virus Funding

    After Democrats blocked the conference report to the bil that would, among other issues, provide funds to combat the Zika virus, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said that he…

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    Medicare Part B Program

    Dr. Patrick Conway testified at a hearing on proposed changes to Medicare Part B, which covers injectable and infused drugs for elderly patients. He outlined the Centers for…

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    Supreme Court Abortion Ruling

    Sam Baker, staff correspondent for National Journal, spoke by phone about the Supreme Court ruling that struck down restrictions on Texas abortion providers.

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    Open Phones

    News headlines were read and phone lines open for viewer comments on the Supreme Court’s 5-3 previous-day ruling that struck down restrictions on Texas abortion…

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    Anti-Abortion Rights Advocates' Reaction to Supreme Court Ruling on Texas Abortion Restrictions

    “Pro-life” advocates spoke against the Supreme Court decision in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, a case challenging the constitutionality of a Texas law that imposed…

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    Plaintiff Reaction to Supreme Court Ruling on Texas Abortion Restrictions

    Whole Woman’s Health Founder Amy Hagstrom Miller and legal representative Nancy Northup spoke to reporters about the Supreme Court decision in Whole Woman’s Health v.…

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