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    The DISCLOSE Act (S.2516) and the Need for Expanded Public Disclosure of Funds Raised and Spent to Influence Federal Ele

    Hearings to examine S.2516, to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, Super PACs and other…

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    Election Administration: Examining How Early and Absentee Voting Can Benefit Citizens and Administrators

    Hearings to examine how early and absentee voting can benefit citizens and administrators, focusing on election administration.

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    Collection, Analysis and Use of Data: A Measured Approach to Improving Election Administration

      Individuals and organizations that wish to submit a statement for the hearing record are requested to submit a cover letter on stationery that lists the…

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    Campaign Finance Disclosure

    The Senate Rules and Administration Committee held a hearing on campaign finance law, the first congressional hearing since the U.S. Supreme Court ruling earlier in the month that struck…

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    U.S. ElectionProceedures

    Co-chairs for the President’s Commission on Election Administration testified on their recommendations for improving U.S. election proceedures. Committee members studied problems…

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    SENTRI Act (S.1728)

    Individuals and organizations that wish to submit a statement for the hearing record are requested to submit a cover letter on stationery that lists the individual/organization’s…

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    Campaign Finance Disclosure Rules

    Witnesses testified about proposed legislation that would amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor…

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    Robocalls and Vote Caging

    A hearing was held on ways to protect the privacy of voters at home and at the polls. Topics included limiting abusive uses of technology during election campaigns such as…

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    Smithsonian Institution Funding and Maintenance

    Witnesses testified about funding challenges and facilities maintenance problems at the Smithsonian Institution, including security and the current $2.5 billion maintenance backlog.

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    Presidential Primaries and Caucuses

    Witnesses testified about presidential campaign primaries and caucuses, rules for establishing the primary election schedule, recent moves by several states to schedule earlier primary…

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    Smithsonian Governance Overhaul

    Witnesses testified about operations of the Smithsonian and the administration of its programs since the resignation of Lawrence Small. They spoke about several proposals to change the…

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    Federal Election Commission Nominations Hearing

    Nominees to the Federal Election Commission testified about their qualifications before the committee. Chairman Lenhard and Commissioner Walther have been serving in their positions as…

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    Smithsonian Institution Oversight

    Witnesses testified about the management of the Smithsonian Institution. It was noted that the Smithsonian’s governance structure needs reconsideration. Its Board of Regents…

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    Lobbying Reform

    Senators McCain, Feingold, Coleman, and Obama testified about proposals to revise rules and regulations governing lobbying. Non-profit and lobbying group officials testified about the…

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    Federal Election Commission Oversight

    Three panels appeared before the Senate Rules Committee to address concerns over enforcement of campaign finance law. Senators McCain and Feingold testified on what they see as an…

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    Judicial Confirmation Process Review

    Senators and witnesses discussed possible changes to Senate rules governing filibusters and extended debate. At issue was the requirement that a 2/3 majority vote was needed to limit…

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    Senate Operations

    Witnesses testified about the operations of the Secretary of the Senate and the Architect of the Capitol.

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    Operations of the Architect of the Capitol

    Mr. Hantman testified about funding requests and issues affecting the operations of the Capitol, including fire safety and security.

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