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    Rules Changes

    The committee finished hearings on recommendations to change the Standing Rules in the Senate, discussing S. Res. 309, limiting time on motions to proceed, S. Res. 274, limiting…

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    Budget Reconciliation Bill Markup

    The Senate Budget committee called for review of an original bill to allow for reconciliation to section 2 of H. Con. Res. 93, declaring Congress' budget for the U.S. government…

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    Senate Session

    CR, pp. S16773-S16905. The Senate passed H.R. 5, the Robert T. Stafford Elementary and Secondary Education Improvement Act of 1987, clearing the way for a conference with the…

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    Senate Session

    CR, pp. S16723-S16762. Unanimous-consent agreements were reached providing for the consideration of S. 373, to reauthorize the program of finance assistance to meet special educational…

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    Airline Safety

    Senator John Danforth of Missouri (R) answered host and audience questions about the problems with U.S. airline system. Though, Senator Danforth acknowledged the existence of a problem…

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    Senate Session

    CR, pp. S15379-S15533. The Senate passed H.R. 2890, to appropriate funds for the Department of Transportation for fiscal year 1988.

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    Senate Session

    CR, pp. S15243-S15374. The Senate passed H.R. 2310, the Airport and Airway Capacity Expansion Act of 1987. The bill, sparked by concerns over excessive flight delays and air safety,…

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    Bork Nomination Debate

    The Senate held its second day of debate on the nomination of Judge Robert Bork to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. As with the first day of debate, the members of the…

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    Bork Vote

    The Senate voted against confirming the nomination of Judge Bork.

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    Senate Session

    By 42 yeas to 58 nays, the Senate rejected the nomination of Robert H. Bork, of the District of Columbia, to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

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    Airline Re-regulation

    The committee heard testimony on airline safety. The witnesses testifying before the committee largely agreed that there was a need for re-regulating the airline industry.

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    Bork Nomination

    Four Republican senators held this news conference two days after the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to send the Bork nomination to the full Senate with a recommendation not to…

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    Reconciliation Bill Markup

    The committee considered spending reductions and revenue increases to meet reconciliation expenditures, setting forth the congressional budget for the United States government for fiscal…

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    Bork Nomination Day 1, Part 1

    The committee begins hearings on the nomination of Judge Robert Bork to be associate justice of the Supreme Court. Former President Ford, Senators Dole and Danforth, and Congressman…

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    Political Discussion

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    Political Discussion

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