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    U.S. Policy Toward Iraq

    Secretary Rice testified about the Bush administration’s latest Iraq policy and plans to add 21,500 troops to the forces stationed in Iraq in an effort to bring greater security to…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and resumed consideration of S.Con.Res. 21, the Congressional Budget Resolution for Fiscal Year 2008.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began a period of morning business.


    Thereafter, the Senate proceeded to executive session to consider nominations. The Senate confirmed the nomination of…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and resumed consideration of H.R.1585 , the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008.

    The Senate agreed to H.J.Res.43; a joint resolution increasing the…

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R. 1495 , the Water Resources Development Act of 2007.

    The Senate agreed to the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to…

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    Senate Session

    Senate session continued overnight and into the next day.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and resumed consideration of H.R. 2419, the Farm Bill.

    The passed S. 2338 as amended; FHA Modernization Act of 2007.

    The Senate agreed to the H.R. 1585 Conference…

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    Iraq Resolution Markup

    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee conducted committee business and marked up a concurrent resolution expressing bipartisan opposition to an increased military presence in…

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    Status of War in Iraq

    General Petraeus and Ambassador Crocker testified about military operations in Iraq, recommendations for future Iraq policy, and the ability of the Iraqi Parliament to meet the security…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began a period of morning business. The opening prayer offered by a guest chaplain of the Hindu faith was interrupted by hecklers in the gallery.

    Thereafter,…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began a period of morning business. 



    Thereafter, the Senate began consideration of S.4, the 9/11 Commission Recommendations bill.

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    U.S. Policy Toward Iraq

    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee holds a hearing to assess military policy and current conditions in Iraq. Witnesses testified about the roots of sectarian tensions in the…

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    Veterans' Disability Ratings

    The Senate Armed Services and Veterans' Affairs Committees held a joint hearing on the Defense and Veterans Affairs Departments' disability rating systems and the transition of service…

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    American Competitiveness

    Bill Gates testified about the state of education in the U.S. and its impact on the ability of Americans to compete in the global economy. In his remarks he said that overhauls of the…

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    Global Climate Change

    Introduced by Senator Mikulski, former Vice President Gore testified about global climate change. He said that global warming is a “planetary emergency” and urged…

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    Senate Session

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    College Financing

    Witnesses testified about college costs and debt, including proposals to increase need-based aid to college students, help student borrowers better manage their debt, reform federal student…

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    Senate Session

    The Senante convened and began a period of morning business.

    Thereafter, the Senate resumed consideration of H.R. 2419, the Farm Bill.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began a period of morning business.

    Thereafter, the Senate resumed consideration of the veto message to H.R. 1495, the Water Resources Development Act of 2007.

    The…

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