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    Senate Hearing on Benghazi Consulate Attack

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testified on the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. During her testimony, she choked up as she spoke of comforting…

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    Senate Ceremonial Swearing-in

    Vice President Biden held a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony with newly-elected and re-elected senators. The event happens at the start of each Congress in the Old Senate…

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    Health Insurance Exchanges

    Secretary Kathleen Sebelius updated the committee on the status of fixing the ongoing difficulties with the Affordable Care Act’s HealthCare.gov insurance exchanges. She said…

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    Secretary of State Nomination Hearing

    Senator John Kerry (D-MA) testified about his nomination as secretary of state. Among the topics he addressed were Iran’s nuclear weapon program, Afghanistan, and the civil war…

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    Authorization for Use of Military Force in Syria

    Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Secretary of State John Kerry, and Joint Chiefs Chair Martin Dempsey testified on the Obama administrations’s case for the use of force against…

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    IRS Scrutiny of Non-profit Organizations, Part 1

    Acting Commissioner Steven Miller, former Administrator Doug Shulman, and Inspector J. Russell George testified about revelations that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) had applied…

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    Treasury Secretary Nomination Hearing

    The Senate Finance Committee held a hearing on White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew’s nomination as secretary of the treasury. Mr. Lew answered questions on tax reform,…

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    Small Businesses and Government Shutdown

    Owners of technology, health care, and tourism companies told their personal stories of the severe effects the federal government shutdown was having on their small businesses. Keith…

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    Syrian Civil War

    Experts on Syria testified on the country’s civil war and the Obama administration’s approach to the conflict. Among the issues addressed were the flow of refugees to other…

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    Disabilities Rights and International Law

    Witnesses testified on the Disability Treaty, a law that, if ratified, would extend Americans' disability rights to disabled people in foreign countries.

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    Senate Session

    The U.S. Senate convenes to resume consideration of S Con Res 8, the budget resolution for fiscal 2014, offered by Budget Committee Chairman Senator Patty Murray (D-WA).

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    Ambassador to Japan Nomination Hearing

    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on the nomination of Caroline Kennedy to be U.S. ambassador to Japan. Ms. Kennedy answered questions on trade, nuclear…

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    Social Security and Retirement Savings

    Witnesses testified on the role of Social Security as a source of retirement income as the number of workers with pensions continued to decline. They agreed that Social Security…

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    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on the Debt Limit

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew testified on raising the debt limit. In his remarks he warned the committee that failing to raise the debt ceiling could cause havoc in financial markets,…

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    Senate Markup on Military Force in Syria

    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee marked up and approved a resolution on authorization for the use of military force in Syria in response to use of chemical weapons against civilians…

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    Improving Embassy Security

    Security officials testified on their progress toward implementing the Embassy Security and Personnel Protection Act of 2013, which aims to prevent future attacks on U.S. diplomatic…

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    Senator Ben Cardin on Affordable Care Act

    Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) talked about the Affordable Care Act, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He discussed his opinion on Obama administration and…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for a period of morning business and thereafter resumed consideration of S.1197, the National Defense Authorization Act.

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    Iran's Nuclear Program

    Undersecretary of State Wendy Sherman testified at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the status of Iran’s nuclear program. Other witnesses included former Obama and…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for a legislative session to consider the continuing resolution to keep the government operating.

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