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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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    Border Security

    Immigration enforcement officials testified on border security and immigration issues. They said a comprehensive immigration bill would make it easier to police U.S.…

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    Affordable Care Act Implementation Problems

    Marilyn Tavenner, administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), testified at a hearing on the online health insurance marketplace. In her testimony she said…

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    Social Security Disability Fraud, Panel 1

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on fraudulent Social Security disability benefits claims. Attorney Eric Conn was accused of hiring doctors to submit false health assessments and…

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    Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Conference Committee Meeting

    House and Senate negotiators held their first formal meeting on the 2014 federal budget. The conference committee was supposed to come up with a budget plan by mid December 2013, as…

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    Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Conference Meeting

    Doug Elmendorf testified before the House and Senate budget Conference Committee. He told members that even a short term agreement on spending levels would be better than no deal at…

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    Access to Primary Heath Care

    Physicians, nurses, and other health care industry officials testified on ways to increase Americans' access to primary care doctors. The Association of American Medical Colleges…

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    Postal Service Reform

    Postal Service leaders, government officials, employee advocates, and economic and accounting experts testified on proposed reforms to the U.S. Postal Service, focusing on the…

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    Retirement Savings

    Retirement specialists testified on the state of workers' retirement funds. According to a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee study, the difference between what…

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    Future of Long-Term Health Care Policy

    Witnesses testified on the Federal Commission on Long Term Care’s recommended changes to U.S. long-term care financing and delivery system. They focused on the importance of…

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    Cybersecurity Threats

    Witnesses testified on the implementation of President Obama’s executive order to address cyber threats to the U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano in her testimony said…

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    Higher Education

    College and university presidents and a vice president of a career advancement organization testified at a hearing on the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. They focused on…

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    Employment Non-Discrimination Act

    Senate Democrats spoke to reporters before taking a final vote on ENDA, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. Each urged House Speaker John Boehner to put the bill up for a House…

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    Immigration and Border Security

    Representatives from Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Customs and Border Protection, and the Homeland Security Inspector General’s office testified on provisions of the…

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    Dental Care Costs

    Witnesses testified about the high cost of dental care and the availability of dental health care insurance. They also talked about a report showing that more than four out of 10…

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    Senate Session

    Senate will continue consideration of S. 815, Employment Non-Discrimination Act. At 11:45 a.m., Senate will vote on or in relation to Reid (for Toomey/Flake) Amendment No. 2013 to…

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    Senate Session

    Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to consideration of S. 815, Employment Non-Discrimination Act.

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    State of Mental Health Care System

    Federal, state, and local mental health officials testified on weaknesses in the mental health care system, with a focus on relationships between mental health and gun violence in the wake…

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    Preparedness and Response to Boston Marathon Bombings

    Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA), Homeland Security, and local officials testified on the steps they took in preparation for the April 15, 2013, Boston Marathon and their…

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    Homeland Security Threats

    Former officials testified about challenges to homeland security and department operations in the ten years since the Department of Homeland Security was created. Among the topics they…

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