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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: Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) delivers his maiden speech on the Senate floor, focusing his remarks on national security and the nuclear negotiations with Iran.
March 17, 2015 : 2 min. 9 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: Hillary Clinton's Email Records
David Drucker talked about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server, and the potential impact on her 2016 presidential ambitions. Topics included the political fallout of the controversy as well as revelations about foreign donations to the Clinton Foundation.
March 7, 2015 : 9 min. 1 sec.

CLIP: Congressional Agenda and Homeland Security Funding Bill
Manu Raju talked about the congressional agenda for the week, including the Senate debate on the Homeland Security funding bill and further action on the Keystone XL pipeline bill.
February 23, 2015 : 4 min. 32 sec.

CLIP: Immigration Executive Action Decision
Alan Gomez talked about a Texas federal judge’s decision to temporarily block President Obama’s executive action on immigration, which will give 26 states time to pursue a lawsuit to permanently stop the orders.
February 17, 2015 : 9 min. 6 sec.

CLIP: U.S. Strategy Against ISIS
Kevin Baron talked about U.S. and international efforts against the so-called Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL). He also talked about the administration’s new national security strategy presented by National Security Adviser Susan Rice the previous day and the president’s expected request for a congressional resolution authorizing the use of military force against ISIS.
February 9, 2015 : 8 min. 29 sec.

CLIP: President Obama on the Economy
President Obama speaks about his economic agenda, including his plan to provide free tuition to community college students at Ivy Tech Community College in Indianapolis.
February 7, 2015 : 8 min. 20 sec.

CLIP: President Obama on His 2016 Budget Proposal
President Obama spoke at the Department of Homeland Security about his fiscal year 2016 budget proposal.
February 3, 2015 : 5 min. 13 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.
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