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    Vote on Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense

    The Senate Armed Services Committee approved the nomination of Chuck Hagel to be secretary of defense by a 14-11 margin. All 14 Democrats supported the nomination, and 11 Republicans…

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    Senate Hearing on Benghazi Consulate Attack

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testified on the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. During her testimony, she choked up as she spoke of comforting…

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    Secretary of State Nomination Hearing

    Senator John Kerry (D-MA) testified about his nomination as secretary of state. Among the topics he addressed were Iran’s nuclear weapon program, Afghanistan, and the civil war…

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    Authorization for Use of Military Force in Syria

    Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Secretary of State John Kerry, and Joint Chiefs Chair Martin Dempsey testified on the Obama administrations’s case for the use of force against…

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    Secretary of Defense Nomination Hearing, Part 3

    Former Senator Chuck Hagel continued testimony on his nomination to be secretary of defense.*Among the topics he addressed were military operations in Afghanistan and Iraq, his opinions and…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill, S. 744, on a vote of 68 to 32.

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    Benghazi Consulate Attack

    Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Martin Dempsey testified on the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Secretary Panetta in…

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    Sequestration Defense Budget Cuts

    Military leaders testified on the potential effects of sequestration military budget cuts. They said the reductions would mean less training, furloughs for thousands of workers, and a…

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    Sexual Assaults in the Military, Panel 1

    Military service branch chiefs and others testified on pending legislation on sexual assault in the military. Among the issues they addressed were reporting procedures for assault…

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    Debt Reduction and the Federal Budget

    Obama administration cabinet officials testified on the impact of sequestration on their departments. Some of the services that would be cut included Agriculture Department…

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    Small Businesses and Government Shutdown

    Owners of technology, health care, and tourism companies told their personal stories of the severe effects the federal government shutdown was having on their small businesses. Keith…

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    Syrian Civil War

    Experts on Syria testified on the country’s civil war and the Obama administration’s approach to the conflict. Among the issues addressed were the flow of refugees to other…

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    Senate Session

    The U.S. Senate convenes to resume consideration of S Con Res 8, the budget resolution for fiscal 2014, offered by Budget Committee Chairman Senator Patty Murray (D-WA).

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    Joint Chiefs of Staff Confirmation Hearing

    The Senate Armed Services Committee heard from General Martin Dempsey and Admiral James Winnefeld, both of whom had been nominated to remain in their senior military posts on the Joint…

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    Sexual Assault in the Military, Part 1

    Former service members testified before the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel about being sexually assault while serving in the military. What could be done to improve…

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    Small Business Health Care Exchanges

    Business owners from around the country and federal officials testified on the impact of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act on small business health insurance exchanges.

    1,341 views
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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and proceeded to executive session to resume consideration of the nomination of Cornelia Pillard to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia. The session…

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    Ambassador to Japan Nomination Hearing

    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on the nomination of Caroline Kennedy to be U.S. ambassador to Japan. Ms. Kennedy answered questions on trade, nuclear…

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    Senate Markup on Military Force in Syria

    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee marked up and approved a resolution on authorization for the use of military force in Syria in response to use of chemical weapons against civilians…

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    Sequestration and National Defense

    Army, Air Force, Marine, and Navy chiefs testified on the impact of sequestration budget cuts to national defense programs. They warned the cuts would compromise the military’s…

    1,074 views
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