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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for a period of morning business and thereafter continued debate on the surface transportation bill.

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    Senate Session

    FDA User Fees

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    Law of the Sea Treaty

    Secretaries Clinton and Panetta and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Martin Dempsey testified on the United Nations Law of the Sea Treaty, an international convention that sets rules for…

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    Benghazi Consulate Attack Report

    Senior State Department officials testified on the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that led to the deaths of Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other…

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    Situation in Sudan and South Sudan

    Witnesses testified on the independence of and insecurity in Sudan and South Sudan. Committee members discussed U.S. policies toward Sudan and South Sudan, including how the two…

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    General Services Administration Mismanagement

    General Services Administration (GSA) officials testified at a hearing on the investigation of their agency and its overall culture of wasteful spending. The hearing focused on rooting…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued work on a bill to increase taxes on higher tax brackets. At 11:30 a.m. members took a cloture vote on the bill to repeal tax breaks for oil and gas industry.

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    Racial Profiling

    Witnesses testified on racial profiling and state immigration laws in Alabama and Arizona, relations between law enforcement and African-Americans, as well as anti-terrorism efforts that…

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    Social Security Payroll Tax Cut Extension

    A House-Senate Conference Committee met in an attempt to break the deadlock over a Social Security payroll tax cut extension. In December 2011 Congress passed a two-month payroll tax…

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    Senate Session

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    State Department Fiscal Year 2013 Budget

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testified on her department’s fiscal year 2013 budget request. She answered questions on Russia entering the World Trade Organization, Egypt,…

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    Treasury Department 2013 Budget Request

    Secretary Geithner testified on the Treasury Department’s fiscal year 2013 budget request. He said President Obama’s $3.8 trillion package will reduce deficits…

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    Syrian Political Unrest and Violence

    State Department officials testified political unrest and government actions against the civilian population in Syria. They told committee members that the regime of President Assad…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued consideration of the Violence Against Women reauthorization and the postal service bill.

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    Hurricane Sandy Impact and Recovery

    Members of Congress from New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Maryland and Delaware spoke about damage and ongoing recovery from Hurricane Sandy. During their comments…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began consideration of H.R. 5949, the FISA bill. 
    Brian Schatz (D-HI) was sworn in as the replacement for Senator Daniel Inouye, who died on December 17, 2012.…

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    FEMA Response to Hurricane Sandy, Senators Panel

    Senators affected by Hurricane Sandy testified about damage and recovery efforts in their states. They focused on the challenges their constituents faced in the aftermath of the storm…

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    Deceptive Practices in Federal Elections

    Civil rights advocates and election law scholars testified on legislation introduced by Senator Charles Schumer that imposes criminal penalties on deceptive practices and voter intimidation…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for a period of morning business and thereafter took up the Surface Transportation bill.

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    Anti-Poverty Programs

    Witnesses testified on on anti-poverty programs, specifically Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF). TANF is a block grant to states that replaced direct federal aid to those on…

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