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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    No Child Left Behind Waivers

    Secretary Arne Duncan and state education officials testified on the reforms implemented under “No Child Left Behind” (NCLB) state flexibility waivers. Kentucky Education…

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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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    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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    Payroll Fraud

    Witnesses testified on the employer practice of classifying employees as contract workers to avoid paying insurance, taxes, and overtime. They focused on the impact on worker…

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    Veterans' Mental Health Care

    Veterans, mental health advocates , and Veterans Affairs (VA) officials testified on their efforts to improve access to and the quality of mental and physical health care services for…

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    United Nations Ambassador Nomination Hearing

    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a nomination hearing for Samantha Power to serve as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Ms. Power was pressed by several committee…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued consideration of the motion to concur in the amendment of the House to the amendment of the Senate to H.J. Res. 59, Budget Act, post-cloture. The measure…

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    Fiscal Year 2014 Health and Human Services Budget Request

    Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified on the Health and Human Services Department fiscal year 2014 budget request before the Senate Finance Committee. Much of the testimony focused on…

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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, 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, Part 2

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    National Labor Relations Board Nominations Hearing

    The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee held a nominations hearing for five National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) members, including Mark Gaston Pearce for NLRB…

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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, Part 1

    The Senate resumed post-cloture debate on the motion to proceed to ENDA, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.

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