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At Book Rap, Paulson urges Congress to pass fast-track trade legislaton

Congress should pass fast-track trade legislation, former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson told a Club Book Rap April 17.

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Rep. Scott Perry, activist and mother Paige Figi to address hemp legislation, April 22

Rep. Scott Perry, R-Pa., will discuss his proposed Charlotte’s Web Medical Access Act

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Celebrate Jazz Week with special menu Wednesday at Fourth Estate

A special menu and a nine-piece jazz ensemble will help the Fourth Estate Restaurant celebrate DC Jazz Week on Wednesday.

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From the President's Desk


The NPC and the Art of the (Short) Speech

FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, who retired this week, had just surpassed the 3,850th word of her speech at the National Press Club March 27 when she decided to change course.

She had been reminded on a small white note card placed in front of her at the podium that her talk was running long. She needed to leave time in the one-hour program for reporter questions.

"Though I’ve got lots more I had wanted to talk about," Hamburg said at the luncheon, "I've gotten the indication that I ought to be winding down."

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