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    Open Phones on Domestic Priorities for 2016

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, "What are your domestic policy priorities for 2016? Martin Matishak spoke by phone about his Fiscal Times story on why…

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    Clinton Administration Domestic Policy

    Former members of President Clinton’s administration joined Bowdoin College government professor Andrew Rudalevige to look back at the domestic policies of the Clinton White House. They discussed some…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “Is the United States in decline?” The South Carolina primary and other weekend headlines were also discussed. C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy…

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    Social Security and Medicare Reform

    Isabel Sawhill talked about possible ways to reform entitlement programs such as Social Security and Medicare, to tackle the growing U.S. deficit. She also responded to telephone calls and…

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    News Review

    David Drucker and Reid Wilson talked about the week’s major stories, the congressional agenda, and the 2010 midterm elections. Topics included the latest jobless rate figures and current job…

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    Domestic Policy Lessons

    Former presidential domestic policy advisers from the Nixon through the George W. Bush Administrations participated in a panel discussion on lessons they learned in their jobs. Topics…

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    1991 State of the Union Address

    In a State of the Union address given to a nation at war for the first time in nearly 20 years, President Bush tried to reassure Americans that the U.S. would win the war in the Persian Gulf and overcome domestic…

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    Between Hope and History

    President Clinton spoke about his book, Between Hope and History: America’s Challenges for the 21st Century. It outlines the accomplishments of his first term and his agenda for the next…

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    Government Search and Seizure of Laptops

    The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee last month held hearings on the constitution and legality of the Department of Homeland Security’s practice of searching and seizing laptops and cell…

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    Telecommunications Issues

    Representative Cliff Stearns, who has served as ranking member of the House Energy and Commerce Telecommunications and the Internet Subcommittee since December 2007, talked by remote video from a House studio about…

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    State of the Banking Industry

    A hearing was held with the regulators of the banking industry to question them on their role in the economic downturn the United States was experiencing in March 2008. The hearing…

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    Border Security

    Attorney General Michael Mukasey and Homeland Secretary Michael Chertoff talked about the administration’s immigration enforcement and border security efforts. They then answered questions…

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    Tornado Damage in Tennessee

    President Bush toured the tornado damage in Lafayette, Tennessee. The tornados were part of a storm system that hit Tennesee, Mississippi, Alabama, and Kentucky Tuesday night, February 5,…

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    Hunger and Homelessness Survey

    The panelists talked about a report that was released by the U.S. Conference of Mayors on the problems of hunger and homelessness. They said that economic issues such as poverty, high…

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    Future of Military Health Care

    The Department of Defense released its final report on Thursday on the future of military health care for wounded soldiers and their families returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. Gail…

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    House Democratic Leadership News Conference

    Speaker Pelosi and House Democratic leaders talked with reporters about President Bush’s anticipated veto of the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) legislation. The leaders…

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    Independent Ethics Commission

    The guests talked about ethics reform in Congress. Susan Ferrechio talked about the details and history of the ethics bill. The guests focused on the issue of lobbying and enforcement of…

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    Carter Presidency

    Former President and Mrs. Carter participated in a town hall meeting and news conference on his presidency. After an opening statement, they took questions from the audience on a variety of…

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    Traffic Congestion

    Gordon Witkin talked about his recent U.S. News and World Report cover story "America’s Worst Commutes: Why We’re Losing the War on Traffic". The story focuses on both state and federal…

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    Conservative Domestic Policy Agenda

    Terry Jeffrey moderated and the panelists discussed the conservative domestic policy agenda. Topics included the health care system and the uninsured, tax cuts, and limited government.…

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