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    Ukraine Anti-Government Protests

    Former U.S. national security advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski and two State Department officials testified on political turmoil ongoing in Ukraine.

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    Global National Security Threats

    National Intelligence Director James Clapper and Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lieutenant Michael Flynn testified about current and future threats to national security. Among…

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    State Department Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    Secretary of State John Kerry testified on national security and foreign policy priorities for the State Department in the proposed fiscal year 2015 international affairs budget. The…

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    Syria, Ukraine, and the Middle East

    Officials from the State and Defense Departments and foreign policy scholars testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the growing threat of terrorism in Syria and…

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    Civil Unrest in South Sudan

    Witnesses testified at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing about the civil unrest and growing ethnic violence in South Sudan.

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    Fiscal Year 2015 Defense Authorization

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Joint Chiefs Chair General Martin Dempsey testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee on the fiscal year 2015 defense budget request.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate blocked by a vote of 55-43 S. 1845, a bill to extend unemployment insurance benefits that expired at the end of 2013. Members confirmed 96-0 the nomination of Senator Max Baucus…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate met to consider the unemployment insurance extension and the nomination of Janet Yellen for the Federal Reserve.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed consideration of the House message to accompany H.R.3547, the vehicle for the omnibus appropriations bill.

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate continued debate on the nomination of Rose Eilene Gottemoeller to be undersecretary of State for Arms ontrol and International Security. Following votes, the Senate began…

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    Department of Justice Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    Attorney General Eric Holder and Inspector General Michael Horowitz testified on their department’s fiscal year 2015 budget request, which totaled $27.4 billion, including $25.3…

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    Fiscal Year 2015 Budget for U.S. Forces in Asia-Pacific

    Admiral Samuel Locklear and General Curtis Scaparrotti testified on the fiscal year 2015 budget request for U.S. Pacific Command and U.S. Forces in Korea. The hearing was primarily…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened with a period of morning business and thereafter resumed consideration of S.1982, the veterans benefits bill.

    Michael Connor was confirmed to be the deputy secretary of…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and resumed consideration of the motion to proceed to S.1845, the Unemployment Extension Act.

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    Ukraine Aid Bill Markup

    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee met to mark up the Support for the Sovereignty, Integrity, Democracy, and Economic Stability of Ukraine Act of 2014. The package included a 1 billion…

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    U.S. Army Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    John McHugh and General Raymond Odierno testified on the Army’s fiscal year 2015 budget request. Much of the hearing focused on the previous day’s shooting by a U.S.…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate resumed consideration of the motion to proceed to S.2124, the Ukraine Aid bill.

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    Senate Democrats on Unemployment Benefits

    Democratic senators briefed reporters on the status of the unemployment benefits bill proposed by Senators Jack Reed (D-RI) and Dean Heller (R-NV).

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    Department of Energy Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and his deputy, Daniel Poneman, testified on their department’s fiscal year 2015 $27.9 billion budget request. Other topics included climate change…

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