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    Congressional Transition

    Representative Gingrich talked about the Republican victory in obtaining a majority in both houses of Congress. He also talked about future plans for the transition to the 104th Congress and emphasized…

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    Bob Barr on the Two-Party System

    Former Representative and Libertarian Presidential Candidate Bob Barr spoke about partisanship and the operation of the two-party system in U.S. politics. Among the topics he addressed were…

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    Conservative Political Action Conference, Afternoon Session

    Political leaders and conservative activists talked about the conservative moment and the Obama administration at the Conservative Political Action Conference. Among the topics addressed…

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    Campaign 2008

    Libertarian presidential nominee Bob Barr talked about his candidacy for president, his views on domestic and foreign policies, and responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. Mr.…

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    Third Party Presidential Candidates Debate

    Third party presidential candidates participated in a debate in Cleveland, Ohio. Dan Moulthrop moderated.

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    Libertarian Nominee Campaign Speech

    Libertarian Presidential Nominee Bob Barr recently attended the Illinois Libertarian Convention. Congressman Barr talked about his bid for president and the recent $700 financial markets…

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    The Future of Politics Panel

    Participants spoke about the political climate in Washington, DC and possibilities for changing “business-as-usual” attitudes about public policy making in Washington. Among the issues they addressed were…

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    Constitutional Limits of Executive Power

    The House Judiciary Committee held a hearing titled “Executive Power and Its Constitutional Limitations” to examine legal and legislative responses to allegations of misconduct and the expansion…

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    Libertarian Presidential Candidate Bob Barr

    Libertarian presidential candidate Bob Barr was interviewed in the C-SPAN studios. He spoke about a number of issues including his decision to run as a third-party presidential candidate,…

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    Campaign 2008 and Libertarians

    Appearing by remote access from the Libertarian Convention in Denver, Libertarian Presidential nominee Bob Barr talked about the Libertarian Party and what it offers as an alternative to…

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    Libertarian Party Presidential Nomination

    The Libertarian Party national convention selected the party’s candidate for president of the United States. The procedings were opened with a speech by party activist Barry Hess. After…

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    Libertarian Party Debates

    Candidates for the Libertarian Party nomination for president debated. James Pinkerton moderated.

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    Libertarian Presidential Bid

    Former Rep. Bob Barr announced April 5 that he had formed an exploratory committee to run for president in 2008 as a Libertarian. Barr left the Republican Party in 2007 to become a…

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    Same-Sex Marriage

    Committee members heard testimony concerning the Defense of Marriage Act from activists, state legislators and others. They testified about whether marriage should be defined as the union…

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    Presidential Powers

    An alliance of conservatives held a news conference to announce the formation of the American Freedom Agenda, a coalition launched to “defend civil liberties and roll back excessive presidential…

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    Government Data Mining

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on “Balancing Privacy and Security: The Privacy Implications of Government Data Mining Programs.” Witnesses testified about counterterrorism…

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    Congressional Term Limits

    In an excerpt, members debated a constitutional amendment on congressional term limits.

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    CPAC 2005 Book Interview

    Rep. Barr talked about his book, The Meaning of Is.

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    Patriot Act Reauthorization

    Witnesses testified about the reauthorization of the Patriot Act. This hearing focused on Sections 201, 202, and 203, the criminal wiretap provisions. It also focused on Section 213, the…

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    National Security and Individual Liberty

    Former Representative Barr and others spoke at a discussion on whether the Bush administration had improved domestic security for Americans or had only curtailed liberty under measures such…

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