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    Senate Session

    The Senate convenes and begins a period of Morning Business. Thereafter, the Senate begins consideration of S. 1783, the Pension Reform bill. br/ Senators Reid and Hutchison spoke…

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    Federal Reserve Chairman Hearing

    Ben S. Bernanke testified about his nomination as the chairman of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. Mr. Bernanke told the committee that his top priority would be to…

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    Meeting Needs of Older Americans During Disasters

    Witnesses testified about the plight of elderly citizens, some of whom were in nursing homes, during the two recent hurricanes. Mr. Bea explained the laws relating to declaring…

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    Securities and Exchange Commission Nominations

    The committee heard testimony from Representative Cox, Mr. Campos, and Ms. Nazareth about their nomination and re-nomination for positions on the Security and Exchange…

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    North Carolina Military Base Closings

    The 2005 Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission held a regional hearing on the list of possible closures and realignments of defense bases. Elected officials and community…

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    Efforts to Combat Terrorism

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on the current status of the Army and Marine Corps efforts to combat terrorism. Witnesses testified about recruitment efforts,…

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    Situation in Iraq

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on military operations in Iraq, the strength of the insurgency movement, force levels and structure, and strategies for future operations…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued consideration of H.R. 6, the Energy bill.

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    Presidential Dinner

    President Bush addressed Republican members of Congress at a dinner event and fundraiser for the Republican Party. He talked about the administration agenda and the party…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued consideration of the nomination of Janice Rogers Brown to be United States Circuit Judge for the D.C. Circuit, following a cloture vote to end the debate and vote on…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued consideration of the nomination of Priscilla Owen as a judge for the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals.  br/ She was the first of seven nominations which had…

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    Consumer Credit Issues

    The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee held a hearing on the legal and regulatory practices for credit card issuers. They focused on disclosure and marketing efforts…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued work on the Highway Funding Bill, including cloture votes on the bill and the substitute. br/ Senators Frist, Reid and Byrd also debated about procedures for confirming…

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    Defense Intelligence Fiscal Year 2006 Budget

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on the Defense Department fiscal year 2006 budget for defense intelligence. The witnesses focused on how the intelligence services…

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

    Senators Biden and Hatch debate judicial nominations.

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    NASA Administrator and Other Nominations

    After being introduced by several senators, Dr. Griffin answered questions about his qualifications to be the administrator of NASA. The nominee currently is head of the space…

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    Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

    The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee held a hearing on regulatory reform of government sponsored enterprises and specifically federal housing programs like Freddie Mac…

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    Senate Session

    The first 25 minutes of this session were not recorded.

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    Senate Session

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