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Chapter 1: Immigration Bill Sees First Markup in U.S. Senate
Comprehensive immigration reform took another step towards becoming reality today as the Senate judiciary committee started reviewing amendments to a bill intended to give a pathway to citizenship for the 11 million undocumented residents of the United States. We talk to Niels Lesniewski, Reporter for Roll Call where he covers the U.S. Senate.
Chapter 2: House Hearing on Benghazi Incident Reignites Debate Over Security
The debate over what happened in Benghazi , Libya, has reignited following testimony by Gregory Hicks, the deputy chief of mission in the US Embassy in Libya at the time. We talk with Susan Ferrechio, Chief Congressional Correspondent, The Washington Examiner.
Chapter 3: House Passes Labor Bill Providing for Compensatory Time Over Overtime Pay
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would allow companies to give employees who work overtime compensatory time off rather than require them to provide overtime pay. The bill will likely have a much harder time in the Democrat-dominated Senate. What are Republicans looking to get from this? We talk to Jack Rasmus, Political economist at Saint Mary’s College and author of “Obama’s Economy: Recovery for the Few.”
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