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    Climate Change Legislation

    National religious, student, and climate leaders held a rally on Capitol Hill. They had called for a national day of fasting to urge Congress to pass strong climate legislation during the…

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    Social Security

    Americans United to Protect Social Security held a rally on Capitol Hill to oppose Bush administration efforts to privatize Social Security.

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    March on Washington Anniversary Rally

    Participants talked about the legacy of the civil rights movement and Martin Luther King, Jr. at a rally to mark the 40th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington in which Dr. King gave his “I…

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    Role of the Church in U.S. Foreign Policy

    Rev. Edgar talked about U.S. religious leaders' views of U.S. foreign policy, focusing on the ongoing war with Iraq. He criticized the war and President Bush’s defiance of the United…

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    Opposition to War in Iraq

    Former members of congress spoke about their opposition to war with Iraq. Following prepared remarks, they responded to questions from the audience.

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    Opposition to War in Iraq

    Representatives from several organizations announced a coalition of groups to oppose any potential war in Iraq. Following the announcement they answered questions from reporters.

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    Rally Against Poverty

    Participants talked about proposals for Welfare reform and called on legislators to do more to expand access to education, increase training opportunities, support poorer families, and…

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    Weapon System Debate

    The House debated limiting funding of certain weapon systems, the use of weapon systems under the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty, and whether the weapon systems remain useful defensively…

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    Indiana Election Results Dispute Part 3

    The House continued to consider whether to seat Rick McIntyre, an Indiana Republican who was certified to have won by a narrow margin on election night. The House refused to seat Rick…

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    Military Weapon Systems

    Members debated the merits of proposed military weapon systems. Note: This is an incomplete program.

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    College Graduates

    College education and the impact of your degree on the workforce was discussed along with answering viewers questions regarding the daily news headlines.

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