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    Senate Legislative Priorities

    Alex Rogers joined by phone to discuss Senate legislative priorities ahead of the Memorial Day recess.

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    State of the U.S. Senate

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke about the state of the U.S. Senate. He talked about the progress of the U.S. Senate under his leadership and his plans on how to…

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    Senate Judiciary Committee Agenda

    Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Chuck Grassley (R-IA) talked about about the committee’s agenda and actions, including the recent confirmation of Loretta Lynch as attorney…

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    Senator Daniel Akaka Oral History Interview

    Senator Daniel Akaka (D-HI) talked about growing up in Hawaii, witnessing the attack on Pearl Harbor, and how that event affected native Hawaiians and led to the Senator’s service in…

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    Senate Compromise on Human Trafficking Bill

    Burgess Everett was interviewed by remote video from Capitol Hill about the compromise reached in the Senate on anti-abortion language contained in the human trafficking bill. The deal…

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    Senator Thomas Carper Oral History Interview

    Senator Thomas Carper (D-DE) talked about his experiences in the Vietnam War. Senator Carper was a naval flight officer during the war, and served in the National Reserve after the war…

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    Q&A with U.S. Senate Youth Program

    High school students from the U.S. Senate Youth Program talked about their participation in a week-long government and leadership education program. 104 students were selected from the…

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    Senator Bob Menendez Statement on Indictment

    Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) spoke to reporters after a grand jury indicted him on public corruption charges. Senator Menendez said, “This is not how my career is going to…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question: “Is the U.S. Senate the world’s greatest deliberative body?” Thomas Erdbrink was interviewed by phone about…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question: “Is the U.S. Senate the world’s greatest deliberative body?”

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    Senator Edward M. Kennedy Institute Dedication

    President Barack Obama delivered the keynote address at the dedication ceremony for the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate in Boston. Other speakers included Vice…

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    Senate Majority Leader Reid's Retirement

    Amber Phillips reported by telephone on the previous day’s announcement that Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) would not seek re-election. She talked about her article in that…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of issues, including negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program, Senator Harry Reid’s (D-NV) retirement, and…

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    Senator Harry Reid Retirement Announcement

    Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) announced in a video statement that he would not seek reelection in 2016. Senator Reid said that his exercise accident January 1, 2015, allowed him…

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    Senator Cory Gardner Maiden Floor Speech

    Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) delivered his maiden speech, speaking about the American dream and what he hoped to accomplish during his time in office.

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    Senator Steve Daines on His Legislative Priorities

    Senator Steve Daines (R-MT) delivered his first formal speech on the floor, touching on his priorities as a new senator.

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    Niels Lesniewski on the Senate Agenda

    Niels Lesniewski, speaking by phone, previewed the upcoming week in the Senate, including President Obama’s Authorization for the Use of Military Force request, Loretta Lynch’s…

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    Attorney General Confirmation Votes

    Todd Ruger was interviewed about upcoming Senate floor votes to confirm the nomination of Loretta Lynch to replace Attorney General Eric Holder. He also talked about the reasons some…

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate convened and began with a reading by Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) of President George Washington’s farewell address and thereafter recessed until 4:30 p.m. Eastern Standard…

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    Book Discussion on Strom Thurmond and the Politics of Southern Change

    Ms. Cohodas discussed her book, Strom Thurmond and the Politics of Southern Change, published by Simon and Schuster, including her reasons for writing it. The book focuses on…

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