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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and resumed consideration of the nomination of Caitlin Halligan to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit. The Senate rejected…

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    Virtual Currencies

    Witnesses testified on virtual currencies such as Bitcoin. Specifically testimony and committee members questions focused on benefits and risks, and the potential need for federal…

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    Debt Reduction and the Federal Budget

    Obama administration cabinet officials testified on the impact of sequestration on their departments. Some of the services that would be cut included Agriculture Department…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate voted 52-48 in favor of eliminating the filibuster on federal judge nominees and most executive-office appointments. 

    The Senate approved the nomination of Patricia Millett…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and proceeded to executive session to resume consideration of the nomination of Cornelia Pillard to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia. The session…

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    Senate Session

    After the transaction of any morning business (not to extend beyond 10:30 a.m.), Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Srikanth Srinivasan, of Virginia, to…

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    National Institutes of Health Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Request

    Francis Collins testified on the fiscal year 2014 budget request for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He used computer displays during his testimony. The directors of five NIH…

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    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Semiannual Report

    Richard Cordray gave his semi-annual report to Congress of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). He focused on the agency’s efforts to craft new auto lending rules and…

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    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Semiannual Report

    Richard Cordray outlined a number of developing rules and initiatives under consideration at his agency, the Consumer Financial Protection Board (CFPB). In his testimony he said the CFPB…

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate continued debate on a continuing resolution to fund the government through the remainder of fiscal year 2013.

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    Fiscal Year 2014 Veterans Affairs Budget Request

    Secretary Eric Shinseki and other officials testified before on the president’s fiscal year 2014 budget request. The Veterans Administration was requesting $152.7 billion,…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for a legislative session. Members did not pass a measure to invoke cloture on debate of former Senator Chuck Hagel’s nomination as secretary of…

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate convened for a period of morning business and thereafter resumed consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R.3204, the Pharmaceutical Drug Compounding bill.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued consideration of H. J.Res. 59, Continuing Appropriations Resolution. The filing deadline for germane first-degree amendments to the joint resolution was 1 p.m.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convenes for a legislative session.

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate took a cloture vote on the nomination of Byron Todd Jones to be director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. The nomination was then confirmed 53 to…

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    Financial Regulators Nomination Hearing

    The Senate Banking Committee held a hearing on the nominations of Mary Jo White to become chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). and Richard Cordray to continue leading the…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate convened and resumed consideration of the motion to concur in the House message to accompany H.R.3304, the National Defense Authorization Act.

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    Debt Ceiling and Default

    Witnesses testified on the impact of a default on financial stability and economic growth in the U.S. In their remarks the outlined various scenarios should Congress allow a default and…

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    Treasury Department Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Request

    Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew testified on his department’s fiscal year 2014 budget request.

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