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11:43 am
Wed October 9, 2013

THURSDAY: Former Congressman Charlie Melancon, Louisiana Stand for Children

Originally published on Thu October 10, 2013 10:13 am

Jim talks with former Louisiana Congressman Charlie Melancon, who lost a challenge for David Vitter's U.S. Senate seat in 2010. Melancon discusses the federal government shutdown, the debt ceiling crisis and partisan gridlock in Washington DC

Jim discusses the virtues and flaws of the new Common Core State Standard learning benchmarks for kids in public schools with representatives of Stand For Children Louisiana.


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