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Washington Journal for Thursday, February 7

Washington, DC
Thursday, February 7, 2013

Deepak Bhargava, Center for Community Change, Executive Director @ChangeNation

Topic: On Tuesday, President Obama met with leaders of progressive and labor organizations to discuss him immigration plan.  Our guest, who was in attendance, will discuss the meeting & the current debate over immigration reform.

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) @JeffFlake  

Topic: Congressional and White House immigration reform proposals.  Sen. Flake is one of eight Senators who offered a bipartisan plan to reform the nation’s immigration laws last month that included a path to citizenship.  We will also discuss budget issues and possible sequestration next month.

Col. Elspeth Cameron Ritchie, M.D. (Ret.), Office of the Army Surgeon General

Topic: Guest will discuss how equipped the federal government is when it comes to treating soldiers with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and other mental health problems.  This discussion comes as well-known military sniper Chris Kyle was killed after being shot by a veteran of Iraq and Haiti.  Eddie Ray Routh told law enforcement officials he was suffering from PTSD.

Updated: Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 10:08am (ET)

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