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    Inside Congress

    Coverage of the 104th Congress included a review of the week’s events on Capitol Hill, visits with Senator-elect Thomas and Senator Largent, and an interview with retiring Senate Majority…

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    Congressional Term Limits

    The participants discussed the Supreme Court cases U.S. Term Limits v. Thornton and Bryant v. Hill, which tests the constitutionality of an Arkansas congressional term limits law. This law…

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    Republican Agenda

    Republican senators and senators-elect met with reporters to discuss term limits and the legislative agenda for the 104th Congress.

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    Campaign Almanac

    Texas gubernatorial and Washington senatorial campaign coverage included background information on the state and the candidates, the issues, and the status of the race.

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    Campaign Almanac

    Maryland gubernatorial and Georgia gubernatorial and congressional campaigns coverage included background on the states and the candidates, the issues and the status of the races.

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    Campaign Almanac

    New York gubernatorial and Maryland and Delaware senatorial campaign coverage included background information on the states and candidates, the issues and how the race is playing. Also…

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    Campaign Almanac

    Texas senatorial and gubernatorial campaign coverage included background information on the state and candidates, the issues and how the races are playing. Also campaign commercials from a…

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    Agenda for the Republican Majority

    Participants spoke to the press at a news briefing about perspective Republican candidates running in Senate races this fall.

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    Missouri Senate Campaign Debate

    Three candidates debated in the studios of KSPR-TV on such issues as the economy and governmental reform. They are trying to win the Senate seat of the retiring Senator Danforth.

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    Republican National Convention

    The third evening of the Republican National Convention focused on “family values,” and featured speeches on the importance of family by public officials and Republican party members. Speeches included remarks on…

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    Republican National Convention AM Session

    The morning session of the first day of the Republican National Convention in Houston, Texas, featured welcoming remarks from city and state officials, remarks from U.S. Senate candidates…

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    Comparison of GOP and Democratic Platforms

    Sen. Nickles, Rep. McCollum and Gov. Ashcroft, members of the Republican National Committee’s platform committee, spoke in a news conference in Astrohall in Houston to compare the…

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    Republican Platform Hearing, P.M. Session

    The Republican National Committee platform committee continued to consider amendments to the party’s platform in preparation for the Republican National Convention in Houston the following week.…

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    Republican Platform Hearing, A.M. Session

    The Republican National Committee’s platform committee, made up of convention delegates and party leaders, debated issues and language to be included in the party’s platform during the…

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    Education Issues

    At the closing plenary session, the main topic of discussion was education. Gov. Ashcroft, present chairman of the National Governors' Association, opened the session with a talk on the progess made in…

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    Closing Remarks

    Gov. Ashcroft closed the final plenary session with his remarks and turned over his chairmanship to Governor Romer. Mr. Romer talked about his ambitions for the next year as chairman of the…

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    Strategies to Foster Citizenship

    The Executive Committee met to discuss the agenda for the following three days of the NGA meeting. The main themes of the committee meeting inc luded education, health care, and encouraging…

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    Education Agenda

    Mr. Ashcroft discussed the agenda of the annual meeting and the main theme of the meeting, education. He also commented on the attention Gov. Clinton has received at this session of NGA.

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    National Education Goals

    The newly created National Education Goals Panel testified on setting national standards in certain subject areas.

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    Republican Response to Democratic Proposals

    Mr. Cambell and Mr. Ashcroft voiced their opinions on Clinton’s economic policy and selection of Senator Gore as the Democratic vice presidential candidate. After their opening statements,…

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