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  • 2014 Profile in Courage Award
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    2014 Profile in Courage Award

    Lauren Bush Lauren accepted the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library 2014 Profile in Courage award on behalf of her grandfather, George H.W. Bush. Jack Schlossberg, grandson of President…

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  • Memorial Service for James Brady
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    Memorial Service for James Brady

    A memorial service was held for James Brady, former press secretary for President Ronald Reagan. Mr. Brady died August 4, 2014, at the age of 73. He was partially paralyzed when he and President…

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  • Jill Abramson Commencement Address
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    Wake Forest University Commencement Address

    Former New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson gave the commencement address to the 2014 graduating class at Wake Forest University. She talked about women she admires who faced…

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  • Bloomberg Washington Summit Debt and Deficits
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    Bloomberg Washington Summit, Debt and Deficits

    Panelists talked about the impact of debt and deficit spending on the U.S. economy. Among the topics they addressed were partisan battles over revenue and spending programs, economic…

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  • Celebrating the Life of Tip ONeill
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    Celebrating the Life of Tip O'Neill

    Journalists and political commentators reflected on the life and legacy of former House Speaker Thomas “Tip” O’Neill on the 100th anniversary of his birth. The panelists included long-time Boston…

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  • Federal Government Innovation and the US Economy
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    Federal Government, Innovation and the U.S. Economy

    Panelests talked about the government’s role in spurring innovation. Topics included what innovation is and the different types, U.S. global competitiveness, and the “fiscal cliff,” emphasizing that the government…

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  • Fiscal Cliff Negotiations and Business
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    Fiscal Cliff Negotiations and Business

    Republican and Democratic leaders talked about negotiations between President Obama and Congress to avoid the “fiscal cliff.” “Downsizing the Deficit: The Fiscal Cliff and Its Impact on Business” was a breakfast…

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  • Campaign Financing and Political Ads
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    Campaign Financing and Political Ads

    Panelists talked about campaign spending by and political ads of the Obama and Romney campaign. Topics included super political action committees (super PACs) and the Citizens United case,…

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  • US Economy and Jobs
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    U.S. Economy and Jobs

    Alan Krueger talked about jobs and the economy focusing on specific markets and industries affected by the recession. Among the sectors he addressed were housing, manufacturing, and the…

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  • National Press Foundation 2011 Awards Dinner
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    National Press Foundation 2011 Awards Dinner

    The National Press Foundation held its 28th annual awards dinner. The foundation provides educational programs for journalists and awards them for excellence in journalism. Winners included NBC’s…

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  • Anita Dunn on the Obama Administration
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    Anita Dunn on the Obama Administration

    White House Communications Director Anita Dunn was interviewed by Al Hunt at a conference hosted by Bloomberg News. She is leaving her position at the end of November 2009. She talked about her…

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  • Peter Orszag on the Federal Budget
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    Peter Orszag on the Federal Budget

    Peter Orszag talked about health care costs and their long-term effects on the economy at a conference hosted by Bloomberg News. He was interviewed by Al Hunt. Mr. Orsaag also discussed the…

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  • emIn An Uncertain Worldem
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    In An Uncertain World

    Al Hunt, executive Washington editor of the Wall Street Journal, interviewed former Secretary of the Treasury Robert Rubin on his memoir, In An Uncertain World: Tough Choices from Wall Street to…

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  • emTake the Riskem Book Party
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    Take the Risk: Book Party

    Dr. Benjamin Carson talked about his book Take the Risk: Learning to Identify, Choose, and Live with Acceptable Risk, published by Zondervan. In his fourth book, pediatric neurosurgeon Ben Carson…

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  • Tim Russert Memorial Service
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    Tim Russert Memorial Service

    A private memorial service was held for Tim Russert at the Kennedy Center. The NBC Washington Bureau chief and host of “Meet the Press” died of a heart attack on June 13, 2008, at the age…

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  • Annual Helen Thomas Award Dinner
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    Annual Helen Thomas Award Dinner

    The American News Women’s Club bestowed the “ANWC Helen Thomas Award for Excellence in Journalism” upon husband-and-wife journalists Ben Bradlee and Sally Quinn at its annual award dinner and roast.…

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  • emIn an Uncertain Worldem
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    In an Uncertain World

    Mr. Hunt interviewed Mr. Rubin about his recently released memoir, titled In an Uncertain World: Tough Choices from Wall Street to Washington. The book, published by Random House, details the…

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  • Brokaw Fourth Estate Award
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    Brokaw Fourth Estate Award

    Colleagues paid tribute to Tom Brokaw for his career and accomplishments in journalism. Mr. Brokaw then made remarks after receiving the Fourth Estate Award for his achievements in…

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  • Judy Woodruff Roast
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    Judy Woodruff Roast

    Ms. Woodruff received the Helen Thomas award for her work as a journalist. As part of the program she was roasted by colleagues and friends.

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  • emWhen Every Moment Countsem Book Party
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    When Every Moment Counts Book Party

    Mr. Lyons, President of Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, hosted a book party for Sen. Frist, author of When Every Moment Counts, at Mr. Lyons' home in Washington, DC. The book advises…

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