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House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte

Congressional lawmakers are back to work after an August recess and they face a growing to-do list. Debate over possible military action in Syria has added yet another complicated and politically charged issue to the agenda, threatening to put once-pressing domestic issues, like immigration reform, on the back burner. As chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Republican Rep. Bob Goodlatte of Virginia plays a key role in getting legislative action on efforts like immigration reform to the House floor. He joins Kojo to talk about the House’s strategy for fall.


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