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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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    Drexel Burnham Lambert Bankruptcy, Part 1

    The committee heard testimony on conditions surrounding the collapse of the investment firm Drexel Burnham Lambert which declared bankruptcy last month. Witnesses discussed the lessons…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed S. 2830, the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990, to regulate agriculture. The Senate passed H.R. 4872, to establish the National Advisory Council…

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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. 5019, making appropriations for energy and water development for FY91. The Senate passed S. 2952, to amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act. The Senate…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued consideration of S. 2884, for appropriations for the Department of Defense and the Department of Energy for 1991.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued consideration of S. 1630, to amend the Clean Air Act. The Byrd amendment was defeated.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued consideration of S. 2830, to regulate agriculture. A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for consideration of amendments, as well as a further…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued consideration of H.R. 4328 to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1991 and 1992 for the customs and trade agencies. The Senate agreed to the conference…

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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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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed S. 2231, to amend the Energy Policy and conservation Act to extend the authority for Titles I and II. The Senate agreed to S. Res. 264, to authorize testimony in…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued consideration of H.R. 4404 to make dire emergency supplemental appropriations. Eleven amendments were adopted to the bill, with three amendments adopted by…

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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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    Budget Markup for Fiscal Year 1991

    The committee begins line-by-line markup of the fiscal year 1991 budget resolution. Members recommend spending levels for various federal agencies and proposals.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed H.R. 770, the Family and Medical Leave Act.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed H.R. 5149, to amend the Child Nutrition Act of 1966. The Senate passed H.R. 4525, to amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978. The Senate passed S. 2461, the Drug…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed H.R. 7, to amend the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act. The Senate passed S. 2364, to authorize supplemental economic assistance to support democracy in…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued consideration of S. 1430 the National and Community Service Act, to enhance national and community service. The Senate confirmed the following nominations: William…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed S. 566 the National Affordable Housing Act, to achieve more affordable housing and increase homeownership.

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    Reaction to Presidential Address

    Viewers react to the president’s address to the joint session of Congress. Members of Congress are interviewed at the capital building rotunda and to get their immediate reaction…

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