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    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed debate over the confirmation of Samuel Alito as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. During periods of debate graphics were displayed…

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    National Prayer Breakfast

    President Obama spoke at the annual congressional prayer breakfast, where legislators, officials and clergy gathered to offer thanks for the blessings bestowed on the United States. In…

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    Government Assistance for Automotive Industry

    A hearing was held on requests from Ford, Chrysler, and General Motors for federal financial assistance to the domestic automotive industry. Executives from the auto companies…

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    U.S. Credit Markets and Federal Rescue Plan

    Witnesses testified about recent turmoil in the financial markets, regulation of investment banking procedures, and on the need to enact legislation quickly on the Bush Administration $700…

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    U.S. Financial Markets and Sale of Bear Stearns

    Chairman Bernanke and others testified about the recent actions of federal financial regulators attempting to prevent damage to global financial systems. Questioning centered on…

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and resumed consideration of H.R. 2669, the Higher Education Reconciliation Act.


    The Senate passed H.R. 2669 as amended; College Cost Reduction Act of 2007.…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began a period of morning business.

    Thereafter, the Senate resumed consideration of S.1315, the Veterans' Benefits bill.

    The Senate passed S.1315 as amended;…

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    2004 Republican National Convention, Day 2

    On the second day of the Republican National Convention in New York’s Madison Square Garden, party leaders and others talked about the Republican agenda, the Bush…

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    Domestic Automobile Industry, Senator Stabenow Testimony

    Witnesses testified about the challenges facing the domestic automobile industry. They also addressed the current debate over the possible role of the federal government in assisting…

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    President Reagan Tribute and Speech

    Following a lengthy video tribute to his presidency, President Reagan addressed the opening night of the Republican National Convention. He talked about the accomplishments of his…

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    Shooting from the Lip: Book Party

    A book party was held at the Jefferson Hotel for the publication of Shooting from the Lip: The Life of Senator Al Simpson, written by Donald Hardy. Senator Simpson was shown mingling…

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    Treatment of Iraqi Prisoners

    Defense Department officials testified about the treatment of prisoners held in Iraqi prisons by U.S. forces and pictures of abuse at the prisons in recent media reports. They talked…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed H.R. 3093, as amended; Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and begin a period of morning business.

    Thereafter the Senate resumed consideration of the motion to proceed to S.3001, the Defense Authorization bill. 

    The…

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    Financial Market Regulation

    The witnesses testified about recent financial market developments and regulatory responses to them. Among the issues they addressed were the housing mortgage crisis, Bush…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began a period of morning business.

    Thereafter, the Senate resumed consideration of S. 1348, the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act.

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    Dedication of Plaque Honoring Senator Bob Dole

    Tom Brokaw emceed the dedication of plaque honoring Senator Bob Dole for his lifelong support of American Veterans and his instrumental role in establishing the World War II Memorial. 

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and resumed consideration of H.R. 2419, the Farm Bill.

    The passed S. 2338 as amended; FHA Modernization Act of 2007.

    The Senate agreed to the H.R. 1585 Conference…

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    Alzheimer's Disease

    The Senate Committee on Special Aging held a hearing that focused on the future of Alzheimer’s disease and current breakthroughs and challenges. An estimated 5.2 million…

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