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  • American Enterprise Institute Hosts Discussion on the 1996 Welfare Law
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    American Enterprise Institute Forum on 1996 Welfare Law, Governors Panel

    The American Enterprise Institute hosted a series of panel discussions on the impact of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA), also sometimes referred to as the…

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  • LongTerm Care
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    Long-Term Health Care

    Government officials and seniors health care representatives talked about the need for a bipartisan solution to improve the financing and delivery of long-term health care. Long-term care…

    433 views
  • Former Washington Leaders Discuss Budget Process
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    Federal Budget Process, Panel 1

    Former congressional leaders and cabinet officials talked about problems with and ways to reform the budget process. David Obey said that members of Congress should spend more time in Washington…

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  • Tommy Thompson Concession Speech
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    Tommy Thompson Concession Speech

    Former Governor Tommy Thompson reacted to the results of the Wisconsin Senate race.*Representative Tammy Baldwin was his opponent.

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  • Wisconsin Senate Debate
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    Wisconsin Senate Debate

    The candidates for the seat of retiring Senator Herbert Kohl (D-WI), former Governor Tommy Thompson (R) and U.S. Representative Tammy Baldwin (D) debated various campaign issues at Marquette…

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  • Wisconsin Senate Debate
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    Wisconsin Senate Debate

    Wisconsin Senate candidates Representative Tammy Baldwin (D) and Tommy Thompson (R) met in their second debate. Sponsored by Wisconsin Public Television, Wisconsin Public Radio, the…

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  • Wisconsin Senate Debate
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    Wisconsin Senate Debate

    Wisconsin Senate candidate Representative Tammy Baldwin (D) and former Governor Tommy Thompson (R) debated various issues.

    1,321 views
  • Educational Performance
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    Educational Performance

    Walter Isaacson moderated a discussion on educational performance. Participants spoke about educational testing standards, performance by minority and disadvantaged students, the economic impact of quality…

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  • National Governors Associations Centennial Meeting
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    National Governors Association's Centennial Meeting

    Former Governor Tommy Thompson (R-WI) talked about the National Governors Association’s Centennial meeting being held over the weekend in Philadelphia. Topics included his time as a member…

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  • Health Care Reform
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    Health Care Reform

    Former Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson, a four-term governor of Wisconsin, talked about health care from the constitutional perspective of choice or mandates. Former Senate Majority…

    228 views
  • Selecting the Vice Presidential Nominees
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    Selecting the Vice Presidential Nominees

    Panelists talked about the qualities to be looked for in the next vice president and the political factors that might influence the selection of a running mate in 2008. Vice presidential…

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  • McCain Campaign Event
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    McCain Campaign Event

    Republican presidential candidate John McCain spoke about campaign issues at the annual Ronald Reagan Day Dinner. He also talked about his experiences as a Vietnamese prison of war. This event in…

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  • Iowa Republican Straw Poll
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    Iowa Republican Straw Poll

    Candidates for the 2008 Republican presidential nomination and others spoke before the voting began at the Republican Party Iowa Straw Poll held at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa.…

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  • Republican Presidential Candidates Debate
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    Republican Presidential Candidates Debate

    Candidates for the Republican presidential nomination spoke at a televised debate in Des Moines, Iowa. ABC News and WOI-TV co-sponsored the debate, which originally aired live on ABC’s “This…

    560 views
  • Republican Presidential Candidates Forum
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    Republican Presidential Candidates Forum

    Republican presidential candidates spoke at a forum. Each candidate spoke separately for 20 minutes. They had been given six questions in advance on topics such as government funding, tax…

    108 views
  • Life and Career of Tommy Thompson
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    Life and Career of Tommy Thompson

    As part of an interview series with presidential candidates, former Governor Tommy Thompson spoke about his life and career. Topics included his background growing up in rural Wisconsin,…

    82 views
  • Road to the White House
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    Road to the White House

    Road to the White House included: On Tuesday, June 12, 2007, Senator Sam Brownback (R-KS) spoke to supporters, health care workers, and patients at St. Luke’s Cancer Center in Cedar Rapids. On Friday, June 8, 2007,…

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  • Tommy Thompson Campaign Event
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    Tommy Thompson Campaign Event

    Former Governor Tommy Thompson spoke to workers at Thermo Fisher Scientific, a medical instrument manufacturer in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

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  • New Hampshire Republican Party Event
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    New Hampshire Republican Party Event

    Republican presidential candidates spoke to party supporters at a private reception before a New Hampshire Republican Party dinner held at the Radisson Hotel Expo Center in Manchester, New…

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  • New Hampshire Republican Party Event
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    New Hampshire Republican Party Event

    Candidates for the Republican 2008 presidential nomination spoke at the New Hampshire Republican Party fundraising gala. The dinner was held at the Radisson Hotel Expo Center.

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