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Ask Roll Call: Twitter Q&A Transcript

Roll Call is continuing Twitter Q-and-A sessions with staff writers. The inaugural edition was with Steve Dennis and you can read that transcript here.

White House reporter Jennifer Bendery did this week's edition. Since it was on Twitter, of course, her answers were kept to under 140 characters.

A transcript follows.

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Roll Call's @ prepares to take your questions in 3, 2, 1 ...

 

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Welcome to Roll Call's second Twitter Q&A w/ @ ! She covers relationship btwn WH & Capitol Hill. Shes been star at Roll Call 3 yrs.

 

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Thanks for all your questions ó let's get started!

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Q1! RT @: @ what is the future for what was H.R.3276 in the 111?

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.@ This uranium bill by Markey passed House/stalled in Senate, good chance he'd reintro it given vote was 400-17 ^@

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Q2! RT @ @ What pressing issue do you see as a potential to get both parties moving together vs. Partisan politics as usual?

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.@ Lots: Deficit reduction, job creation, tax reform, trade pacts. 6-mo. bipartisan window before Obama re-elect starts ^@

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Q3! RT @: @ Y R they giving BILLIONS of tax payers $ in Welfare 2 illegals? This is beyond WRONG!

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.@ Nobody is giving billions to illegal immigrants. Congress does need to address immigration reform, however. ^@

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Q4! RT @: @ Will Obama address education, specifically NCLB reauthorization, during his SOTU? What will Congress do?

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.@ Yes. Definitely education & likely NCLB, an issue both parties want to revisit. Was big 08 promise from Obama ^@

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Q5! MT @ Could Obama address the BCS at State of the Union? Surprises me colleges lose billions of dollars on Obama's Clock

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.@ BCS very hot topic. Some Sens agree w/ Obama wanting to change system. SOTU joke possible, he really loves sports ^@

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Q6! MT @ Would Obama really try to cut ? National Nurses United calls on Pres. to stand up

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.@ Unlikely he'd cut Social Security as his panel suggested but he's signaled he may raise age/chg. benefits ^@

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Q7! RT @: @ Will Obama echo Clinton's recent calls for major political reform in the Arab world in SOTU?

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.@ He'll likely mention in general way for SOTU. HRC will stay focused on specific concerns when traveling. ^@

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Final question from Roll Call's @ - any big surprises expected for next Tuesday's State of the Union address?

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.@ Not really. He'll focus on: economy, jobs, cutting deficit. I'll be watching more for tone he sets. ^@

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Thanks so much to @ for our 2nd Twitter Q&A ó transcript to be posted later. See you next week!

 

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