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    Senate Session

    Violence Against Women Act
    At 11:30am, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the following judicial nominations for 30 mins. of debate followed by roll call votes on…

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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 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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    Offshore Bank Accounts

    Witnesses from a Swiss bank and the U.S. Department of Justice testified on efforts to collect unpaid taxes from offshore bank accounts.

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    Federal Budget and the Economy

    Doug Elmendorf testified on the effect of the federal budget on the economy, and various strategies for dealing with the long-term debt and unemployment. In his testimony he said he…

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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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    Ceremonial Swearing In for Senators

    Newly elected or re-elected senators posed with their families and the vice president for a photo opportunity depicting a swearing-in ceremony in the Old Senate Chamber.

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    Secret Service Prostitution Investigation

    Secret Service and Homeland Security officials testified on the scandal surrounding Secret Service agent interaction with Colombian prostitutes. Secret Service Director Mark Sullivan…

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    JP Morgan Chase Credit Derivative Trades, Part 1

    Former and current JPMorgan Chase executives testified about the practices that led to the firm’s $6.2-billion “London Whale” trading losses during a hearing of the Senate…

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    General Motors Ignition Switch Recall

    A Senate subcommittee hearing was held on General Motors' and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s handling of ignition switch complaints in GM cars that had resulted…

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    Congressional Republicans on the Federal Budget Process

    Republicans supporters of House and Senate bills that would revamp the federal budget process spoke to reporters about their legislation. The bills would make it more difficult for…

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    National Security Threats

    FBI Director James Comey, National Counterterrorism Center Director Matthew Olsen, and acting Homeland Security Secretary Rand Beers testified on national security threats. They said…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for a period of morning business and thereafter continued debate on the nomination of Alaberto Jose Jordan as a U.S. 11th Circuit Court judge, with a vote expected…

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    Offshore Profit Sharing, Panel 1

    Legal experts testified on the findings of a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Investigations report that showed how subsidiary Apple companies in Ireland…

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    U.S. Economic Outlook

    Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke testified on the U.S. economic outlook for the year and future of economic growth. In his remarks he urged senators to resolve differences over…

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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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    Senator Johnson on Office of Personnel Management Health Care Lawsuit

    Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) held a press briefing at the U.S. Capitol on his lawsuit against the health care law.

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    Syria, Ukraine, and the Middle East

    Officials from the State and Defense Departments and foreign policy scholars testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the growing threat of terrorism in Syria and…

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    State Department Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    Secretary of State John Kerry testified on national security and foreign policy priorities for the State Department in the proposed fiscal year 2015 international affairs budget. The…

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