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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed S. 754, to provide that a portion of the income derived from trust or restricted land held by an individual Indian shall not be considered as a resource or income in…

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    Civil Rights Legislation

    Sen. Kennedy and Sen. Danforth, key figures in the compromise negotiations over the 1991 Civil Rights bill, discussed the civil rights legislation with reporters shortly after the…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed William Barr, of Virginia, to be Attorney General of the United States. The Senate passed H.R. 2280 to improve the provision of health care and other services to…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued consideration of S. 543, to reform federal deposit insurance, protect the deposit insurance funds, and improve supervision, regulation, and disclosure relating to…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed S. 1745, to amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to strengthen and improve federal civil rights laws. The Senate agreed to the conference report on H.R. 2686, to make…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed consideration of S. 1745, to amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to strengthen and improve federal civil rights laws.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed consideration of S. 1745, to amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to improve and strengthen federal civil rights laws.

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    Civil Rights Legislation

    The White House and Senate leaders reached agreement Thursday night on long-delayed civil rights legislation. This followed intense, day-long negotiations to resolve differences and to…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate agreed to close debate on the motion to proceed to consideration of S. 1745, to amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to strengthen and improve federal civil rights laws. The…

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    Justice Thomas Swearing-In Ceremony

    In a ceremony at the White House, Judge Thomas was sworn in as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. President and Mrs. Bush, Mrs. Thomas and some…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate sustained the veto of the president of S. 1722, to provide emergency unemployment compensation. The Senate agreed to the conference report on H.R. 2426, to make…

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    Senate Session

    By 52 yeas to 48 nays, the Senate confirmed the nomination of Clarence Thomas of Georgia as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

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    Support for Judge Thomas

    Senator Danforth discussed is outrage over the current proceedings in the confirmation hearings of Clarence Thomas and reemphasized his firm support for Thomas’s nomination amid…

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    Thomas Second Hearing

    Sen. Danforth, chief Senate sponsor for the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Clarence Thomas, spoke briefly with reporters shortly after the final confirmation hearing ended. He…

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    Thomas Second Hearing Day 3, Part 6

    The committee heard testimony from former government employees supporting U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Clarence Thomas in his reopened Supreme Court confirmation hearings. The former…

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    Thomas Second Hearing

    Sen. Danforth, the chief Senate sponsor of U.S. Court of Appeals Judge and Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas, supported Judge Thomas in a news conference held during a recess in…

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    Thomas Second Hearing

    Sen. Leahy, member of the Senate Judiciary committee, commented on the reopened Supreme Court confirmation hearings of U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Clarence Thomas during a recess on…

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    Support for Judge Thomas Nomination

    Following the close of today’s hearing, Senator Danforth comments on the day’s events and repeats his support of the confirmation of Judge Thomas.

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    Support for Judge Thomas Nomination

    Sen. John Danforth, the chief Senate sponsor of U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Clarence Thomas' Supreme Court nomination, held a news conference to reiterate his support for Judge Thomas'…

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    Thomas Confirmation Debate

    Members of the Senate debated the confirmation of U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Court. The previous day, charges that Judge Thomas sexually harassed a…

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