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February 24th, 2013
10:26 AM ET

Sen. Leahy on immigration reform proposals

Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) weighs in on what needs to be done to reach an agreement on gun control.

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Filed under: Newsmakers • Patrick Leahy • State of the Union
February 24th, 2013
10:23 AM ET

Sen. Leahy weighs in on gun control proposals

Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) talks about his role as Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee and bringing gun control legislation to the floor.


Filed under: Newsmakers • Patrick Leahy • State of the Union
This Sunday...
February 22nd, 2013
04:21 PM ET

This Sunday...

Senator John McCain (R-AZ) joins us with the latest on the negotiations to avert forced budget cuts.

Plus, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on the effect the forced budget cuts could have on his department and your travel.

Then, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) met with Cuban leader Raul Castro this week, and he’ll be here to discuss the negotiations to release American contractor detained in Cuba since 2009 Alan Gross. We’ll also ask him if there’s any movement on the five- decade-old US Embargo of Cuba.

And our panel this week includes Gov. Dan Malloy (D-CT), Former Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour, Gwen Ifill from PBS, and Jackie Calmes of the New York Times.

Watch Sunday 9am and noon.

SOTU Sneak Peek
February 22nd, 2013
11:20 AM ET

SOTU Sneak Peek

By State of the Union Intern Vaughn Hillyard

There is no shortage of stories dominating the news this week, but what will be leading the headlines on Sunday morning?

With one week away from the sequester deadline – or what we prefer to call the start of automatic spending cuts – we’ll look into what we should expect for the week ahead on Capitol Hill. And particularly, if March 1 passes without a deal, is the country truly in for a crisis situation? Or is Congress trying to compete with Lincoln for Sunday night’s Oscars?

There’s little activity around the Capitol, this week. Congress is on recess, leaving the visitor center staff, the interns and us on hand.

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February 17th, 2013
11:11 AM ET

Can Obama meet second term wish list?

Steven LaTourette, Ron Klain, Jeff Zeleny and Dana Bash talk about President Obama's priorities for his second term.

February 17th, 2013
11:10 AM ET

Debate emerges over guns in movies

Steven LaTourette, Ron Klain, Jeff Zeleny and Dana Bash discuss gun violence in movies and gridlock in congress.


Filed under: Dana Bash • Gun control • Jeff Zeleny • Ron Klain • State of the Union • Steven LaTourette
February 17th, 2013
11:07 AM ET

Barrasso: Sequester cuts will go through

Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) said the Republican Party is not in any way going to trade tax increases for spending cuts.


Filed under: John Barrasso • Newsmakers • Sequestration • State of the Union
February 17th, 2013
11:03 AM ET

Should doctors question kids about guns?

The pediatrics association supports asking kids about guns. Republican Sen. John Barrasso from Wyoming weighs in.


Filed under: Guns • John Barrasso • Newsmakers • State of the Union
February 17th, 2013
11:00 AM ET

Lawmakers weigh in on sequestration

Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI) and Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI) talk ongoing sequestration talks, presidential nominees, and drones.


Filed under: Drones • Jack Reed • Mike Rogers • Newsmakers • Sequestration • State of the Union
February 17th, 2013
10:53 AM ET

Sen. Schumer optimistic on immigration reform

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) is confident that a bipartisan agreement can be reached on immigration reform despite a recent White House leak which threatened to derail negotiations.


Filed under: Charles Schumer • Immigration • Newsmakers • State of the Union
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