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    The Bob Hardy Show

    Bob Hardy responds to viewer questions during a live simulcast. One hour of this program is part of a monthly exchange with Radio Moscow, in which listeners from St. Louis can…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate opened with a prayer signed by Reverend Croft and spoken by Reverend Trancone. Both men are ministers at Gallaudet University, a liberal arts school for the deaf. They…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed H.R. 4521, to establish a hydrogen research and development program. The Senate passed S. 2385, establishing the National Forest Foundation. The Senate passed…

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    Court of Appeals Judge Confirmation, Part 1

    The committee began a series of hearings to consider the nomination of Clarence Thomas to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia circuit. Mr. Thomas held the chair…

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    Cable TV Consumer Protection Act

    This is one in a series of hearings on the Cable TV Consumer Protection Act. Subcommittee members previously heard testimony from consumers.

    The hearing started with opening remarks…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed H.R. 5835, to provide for reconciliation pursuant to section 4 of the concurrent resolution on the budget for the fiscal year 1991. The Senate passed H.R. 1602, to amend…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed H.R. 5269, the Comprehensive Crime Control Act. The Senate resumed consideration of H.R. 5114, making appropriations for foreign operations, export financing, and…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed S. 2104, to amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The Senate passed S.647, to amend the Federal securities laws. The Senate passed S. 1747, to provide for the…

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    Flag Burning Amendment

    In an excerpt from the floor of the Senate on Flag Day, members offered their opinions on a proposed constitutional amendment to make illegal flag burning and desecration.

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    Cable TV Consumer Protection Act, Part 1

    Senators Inouye and Danforth talked about the history of the subcommittee and gave background information on the issue of telecommunications as it relates to the consumer. They said…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate designated several National Days, Weeks, and Months for various purposes. The Senate began consideration of S. Con. Res. 147, supporting the actions taken by the…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed S. 1970 the Omnibus Crime Bill to establish constitutional procedures for the imposition of the sentence of death. The Senate agreed to a motion to recommit S. 933 to…

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    Judiciary and Taxation

    The subcommittee examined legislation that would prevent courts from imposing or raising taxes. The hearing followed a 1990 Supreme Court decision upholding a property tax increase…

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    Telephone Companies and Cable TV

    The subcommittee met to examine whether or not telephone companies should be permitted to originate video programming. The subcommittee was considering S. 2800, the Communications…

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    Consumer Energy Price Increases

    The subcommittee was investigating the rise in gasoline prices at the pump and decide what measures could be taken to eliminate the price increases. Immediately after the Iraqi…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed H.R. 5257, making appropriations for the Departments of Health, Labor, and Health and Human Services, Education and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed H.R. 5558, to provide for the temporary extension of certain programs relating to housing and community development. The Senate concurred in the amendments of the…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued debate on H.R. 1594 Favored-Nation status for Hungary. The bill would extend nondiscriminatory treatment to Hungarian products for three years. Four…

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    Senate Session

    A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for consideration of S. 1109, to amend the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act to extend the authorities contained in such Act…

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    U.S.-Japanese Trade Talks

    U.S. officials announced today that the U.S. and Japan had reached agreement on removing various barriers to the sale of U.S. forest products in Japan.

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