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CLIP: Should the U.S. require mandatory voting?
“Should the U.S. require mandatory voting?” The question was asked of President Obama at a town hall meeting held the previous week in Cleveland. The president in his reply said he could support mandatory voting as a short-term fix for counteracting the influence of money in politics.
March 22, 2015 : 1 min. 57 sec.

CLIP: 2016 Presidential Campaign in New Hampshire
James Pindell talked about recent trips to New Hampshire by several 2016 presidential hopefuls. Topics included the campaign period known as "invisible primary"; the various Republican candidates; and fundraising.
March 16, 2015 : 3 min. 38 sec.

CLIP: Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) at Selma 50th Anniversary
Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) spoke at the event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery, AL.
March 7, 2015 : 7 min. 31 sec.

CLIP: 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference
Matt Schlapp talked about the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), which was sponsored by his American Conservative Union organization. Topics included the results of its presidential straw poll, and leaders of the conservative movement.
March 2, 2015 : 10 min. 13 sec.

CLIP: "Net Neutrality" Rules
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) considered new "net neutrality" rules, also known as "open Internet." Members voted 3-2 in favor of Chair Tom Wheeler's proposed rule changes that reclassify high-speed broadband as a public utility. The rules are designed to prohibit Internet service providers from blocking or discriminating against legal content moving through their networks. It would also stop content providers from paying for preferential treatment "fast lanes."
February 26, 2015 : 3 min. 36 sec.

CLIP: Campaign Finance: Mega-Donors & Super PACs
Kenneth Vogel talked about campaign spending strategies for the 2016 presidential race, focusing on the largest donors and the political action committee’s they were expected to be donating to. Topics included the recent announcement that Koch brother-backed groups would spend nearly $1 billion during the election cycle.
February 2, 2015 : 3 min. 44 sec.

CLIP: Economic Challenges Facing Young Adults
Jonathan Vespa and Erin Currier talked about a recent Census report which compared the well-being of young adults in 1980 and today, including their education level, income, and employment levels.
February 1, 2015 : 5 min. 12 sec.

CLIP: Potential 2016 Democratic Field
Steve McMahon discussed several Democrats considering bids in the 2016 presidental election.
January 26, 2015 : 8 min. 1 sec.

CLIP: Potential 2016 Republican Field
Steve Scheffler and Fergus Cullen talked about possible Republican candidates in the 2016 presidential election, as well as the Iowa Freedom Summit, which took place is Des Moines on January 24.
January 26, 2015 : 6 min. 4 sec.

CLIP: 2016 Presidential Election
Democratic consultant Liz Chadderdon and Republican consultant Phillip Stutts talked about the year ahead for campaigns and elections, with a focus on the 2016 presidential field.
December 29, 2014 : 7 min. 12 sec.
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