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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began a period of morning business. Thereafter, the Senate resumed consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R.7005, Alternative Minimum Tax Relief Act of 2008. …

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for a pro forma session.

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    Senate Session

    U.S. Senate

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    Senate Session

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    Federal Bureau of Investigation Oversight

    A hearing was held on oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. FBI Director Robert Mueller testified on improvement efforts in intelligence, technology, employee retention and…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began a period of morning business. Thereafter, the Senate resumed consideration of S.3001, the Department of Defense Authorization bill. The Senate passes S.…

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    Justice Department Hiring Practices

    Inspector General Glenn Fine testified about his report on improper political influence in the hiring of attorneys for the Department of Justice under the leadership of Former Attorney…

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    Senate Session

    Sen.: Debate & Final Vote on Housing Bill

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    Polygamy and Associated Crimes

    A hearing was held on coordinating state and federal responses to crimes associated with polygamy, such as welfare fraud. The first witness was Nevada Senator Harry Reid, who was…

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    Global Climate Change Research

    Witnesses testified about global climate change research, the potential implications of new scientific methods and findings, as well as public policy proposals related to global…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed consideration of the motion to proceed to S.3268, the Energy Speculation bill.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate overrode the presidential veto on H.R. 6331, Medicare Improvement for Patients and Providers Act of 2008, by a vote of 70-26.

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    Privacy of Passport Files

    Witnesses testified about privacy issues related to an incident in which government employees had accessed several visa applications and passport files. Several presidential candidates…

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    Department of Justice Oversight

    Attorney General Mukasey testified about Justice Department operations. Among the topics he addressed were national security issues, privacy concerns surrounding investigation…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began a period of morning business. The Declaration of Independence was read into the Congressional Record during morning business and can be viewed at…

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    U.S.-Pakistan Relations

    A hearing was held on upcoming legislation which would lay the foundation for a new approach to relations with Pakistan. The first witness panel consisted of Administration…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed the nomination of Helene N. White, of Michigan, to be a U.S. Circuit Judge.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R.6049, the Renewable Energy and Job Creation Act. Upon Reconsideration Shall H.R. 6124 Pass, the Objections of the President…

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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.3044, the Consumer-First Energy bill

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed H.R. 6124; Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008.

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