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    Brady Bill Signing Ceremony

    President Clinton, joined by Jim and Sarah Brady and a number of congressional leaders, signed the long-debated Brady Bill. The Brady Bill creates a five-day waiting period for a background check on…

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    Texas Cult Standoff Part 1

    The committee heard testimony from the attorney general on the actions of the government concerning the siege of an armed religious cult near Waco, Texas last month. The government’s siege of the cult,…

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    World Trade Center Bombing, Part 1

    The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Criminal Justice held a hearing investigating the bombing of the World Trade Center.

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    Gun Control

    Wayne LaPierre and Rep. Charles Schumer debated the merits of gun control. Rep. Schumer argued the case for gun control and Mr. LaPierre argued against. Topics included the Brady Bill, the…

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    Abortion Clinic Access Bill Signing

    President Clinton joined Vice President Gore, Attorney General Reno, and several members of the House and Senate to sign the Abortion Clinic Access Bill into law. The bill stiffens punishment of those who…

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    Democratic Judiciary Committee Members

    Democratic House Judiciary Committee members talked about the two Articles of Impeachment that were passed by the House.

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    House Session

    The House continued debate on four articles of impeachment against President Clinton for perjury, obstruction of justice and abuse of power. Early in the debate Representative Livingston,…

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    House Session

    The House continued debate on four articles of impeachment against President Clinton for perjury, obstruction of justice and abuse of power.

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    Committee Members' Statements

    Members presented opening statements about four articles of impeachment being considered by the committee. The Republican majority argued that the president should be impeached because he…

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    Impeachment Inquiry

    Democratic members of the Judiciary Committee talked with reporters about the impeachment inquiry. They discussed the witnesses in behalf of the President’s counsel and the possibility of a…

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    Democratic Leadership Elections

    Senator Daschle and some newly elected senators talked about the agenda of the 106th Congress. After their prepared remarks they responded to questions from reporters.

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    Impeachment Inquiry Pt. 3

    The committee met to determine whether it would forward articles of impeachment to the full House. Mr. Kendall, representing the president, questioned Independent Counsel Starr closely on the…

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    Managed Health Care Orientation

    Democratic members of Congress discussed legislation on the patients bill of rights. They focused on how the bill would put health care back in the hands of doctors and not insurance…

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    Midterm Election Coverage

    On election night, C-SPAN opened telephone lines for audience comments. Mr. Crawford and Ms. Foerstel analyzed the midterm election results from local television coverage from around the…

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    New York Democratic Senate Rally

    Mr. Schumer spoke to supporters about the upcoming election and asked for their vote.

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    New York Senate Debate

    The candidates debated about issues of national and local importance. The moderator posed all questions to the candidates.

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    New York Senate Debate

    The candidates about issues of national and local importance. The candidates took questions from the moderator.

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    New York Senate Campaign

    Ms. Harpaz discussed the candidate’s positions in the Senate race. Reverend Flake talked about D’Amato’s efforts to improve New York. D’Amato discussed his views on bettering New York communities…

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    House Session

    During the first four hours of the session, members debated a resolution to begin an impeachment inquiry into allegations of perjury and other charges against President Clinton. The…

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    House Session

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