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    Senate Debate on Filibuster Rules

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) said on the Senate floor that Republicans were holding up executive and judicial nominations. He then engaged in a debate with Judiciary…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on Senate Select Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein’s (D-CA) accusation that the CIA had searched a congressional computer…

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    Senator Chambliss on CIA's Searches of Senate Computers

    Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) talked about the allegations that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) improperly searched a computer network set up for…

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    Senators Feinstein and Leahy on CIA's Search of Senate Computers

    Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) in a Senate floor speech accused the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of searching a congressional computer system. She…

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    CIA's Searches of Senate Computers

    Kristina Peterson spoke about searches of Senate computer files by the Central Intelligence Agency.

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    Senator Feinstein on CIA's Searches of Senate Computers

    Senator Feinstein (D-CA) spoke on the Senate floor about unauthorized searches of Senate computers by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

    This is a brief portion of her speech, which…

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    Filibuster Reform 2014

    Max Foley-Keene, Anna O’Driscoll, and Paul Bass' Filibuster Reform 2014 was one of the high school East Division second prize-winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam video…

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    Christian Science Monitor Breakfast with Senator Bob Corker

    Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) talked with reporters at a “Monitor Breakfast” held by the Christian Science Monitor at the St. Regis Hotel. Topics included civil unrest in…

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    Senate Debt Ceiling Vote

    Niels Lesniewski talked about the Senate vote to raise the debt limit bill. He explained the process that was used and why the names of senators were not called out as the vote…

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    Tributes to Senator Baucus

    Senators Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Tom Carper (D-DE), and Dick Durbin (D-IL), paid tribute to Senator Max Baucus (M-MT) who was unanimously confirmed, 96-0, to be the next U.S. ambassador to…

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    Senator Baucus Farewell Address

    Senator Max Baucus (D-MT) gave his farewell address to the Senate after his unanimous confirmation, 96-0, to be the next U.S. ambassador to China.

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    Senate Retreats

    Burgess Everett talked by telephone about members of the Senate on retreat and the congressional agenda.

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    Life and Career of Senator Amy Klobuchar

    Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), in her second term as a U.S. senator, talked about her life, family, and career. She was interviewed in her Washington, D.C., Senate office.

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    Senate Debate on Extending Unemployment Benefits

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) engaged in a colloquy about the bill to extend unemployment benefits that expired in December 2013. Minority…

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    Justice Stephen Breyer on the Supreme Court and the Constitution

    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer was interviewed by Pete Williams and responded to questions from students in the audience at the Washington Center for Internships and Academic…

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    Presidential Recess Appointment Power Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument on the president’s recess appointment powers. In the case National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning the Court was considering the…

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    Senator McConnell on State of the Senate

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke about the state of the Senate and the need for a correction. He argued for a more rigorous committee process and a more…

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    Senator Reid Reacts to McConnell on State of Senate

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) reacted to an earlier speech by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) in which Senator McConnell criticized the state of the Senate and…

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    David Hawkings on Senate Agenda

    David Hawkings spoke about the nomination fight in the Senate and the 2014 Omnibus appropriations bill that was being crafted as the final step to avoid a government shutdown in January.

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    Senate Democratic Agenda

    Senate Democratic leaders held a news conference on the budget and their priorities for 2014. They said extending unemployment benefits should be the next priority when the Senate returns…

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