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    U.S. Policy Toward Iraq

    Secretary Rice testified about the Bush administration’s latest Iraq policy and plans to add 21,500 troops to the forces stationed in Iraq in an effort to bring greater security to…

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    Afghanistan Strategy Assessment

    General Stanley McChrystal and Ambassador Karl Eikenberry testified about plans to send an additional 30,000 U.S. troops to Afghanistan and subsequent goals to begin reducing troop levels…

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    Senate Session

    Senators met to vote on the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act, the “Don’t ask, Don’t tell” policy in the military and the Strategic Arms…

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    Gays and Lesbians in the Military

    Defense Secretary Robert Gates and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Mike Mullen testified on the potential repeal of the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”…

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    Military Nominations Hearing

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a confirmation hearing on the nominations of Admiral James G. Stavridis to be commander, U.S. European Command and Supreme Allied Commander, Europe;…

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

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    U.S. Foreign Policy Priorities

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testified on funding for State Departent programs and foreign policy priorities. She reiterated her testimony from the previous day before the House…

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    Violence and Political Unrest in Syria

    Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Joint Chiefs Chairman Martin Dempsey testified on the violence in Syria. Several committee members pressed for military action against the forces of…

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began a period of morning business.

    Thereafter, the Senate resumed consideration of S.22, the Lands Bill.

    The Senate passed S.22 as amended.; Omnibus Public Land…

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    Joint Chiefs Expansion Proposal

    Defense Department officials testified on adding the National Guard bureau chief to the Joint Chiefs Staff.

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    U.S. Strategy in Afghanistan and Iraq

    Witnesses testified about U.S. strategy in Afghanistan and Iraq. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said in his remarks that U.S. and Afghanistan forces were searching for better ways to…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and resumed consideration of H.R. 6, the Energy bill.

    The Senate rejected the motion to invoke cloture on the Baucus Amdt. No. 1704; To amend the Internal…

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    Senate Session

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    U.S. Ambassador to China Confirmation Hearing

    Gary Locke testified about his nomination as U.S. Ambassador to China. Among the topics addressed were policy toward North Korea, intellectual property law, fiscal policy, and trade…

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    Secretary of State Nomination Hearing

    Senator Clinton testified about her nomination as secretary of state. Among the topics she addressed were U.S. foreign policy priorities in various regions, including the Middle East…

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    Senate Session

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    Secretary of Defense Confirmation Hearing

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a confirmation hearing for CIA Director Leon Panetta to become secretary of Defense. Among the topics he addressed were troop withdrawal and…

    2,314 views
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