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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and resumed consideration of H.R. 6, the Energy bill.

    The Senate rejected the motion to invoke cloture on the Baucus Amdt. No. 1704; To amend the Internal…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began a period of morning business. 

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

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    Senate Session

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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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    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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    Credit Card Industry Practices

    Witnesses testified about billing, marketing and disclosure practices of the credit card industry and the impact of credit practices on consumers. Among the topics they addressed were…

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    Credit Card Practices

    Consumers and credit industry officials testified about business practices by the credit card industry such as setting interest rates without regard to payment histories, the formulation…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened resumed consideration of S. 1348, the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act.

    The Senate rejected the motion to invoke cloture on S. 1348; Comprehensive Immigration…

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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

    The Senate convened and resumed consideration of H.R. 6, the Energy bill.

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    Physicians and the Prescription Drug Industry

    Health and pharmaceutical experts testified about the financial relationship between the pharmaceutical industry and physicians. Topics included marketing expensive new drugs to…

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    Credit Card Practices

    Witnesses testified about banking industry practices, credit card fees and interest rates, problems associated with consumer debt, and solicitation of consumers by banks. The hearing…

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    Climate Change Legislation Markup

    Committee members marked up S.2191, the Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act of 2007. The bill contains provisions aimed at reducing carbon dioxide emissions and allows swapping of…

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    EPA Regulation of Greenhouse Gases

    The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee held a hearing on a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that the Environmental Protection Agency had the authority to regulate carbon dioxide and…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began a period of morning business.

    Thereafter, the Senate resumed consideration of S. 1082 , the F.D.A. Authorization bill.

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    Federal Terrorist Watch List

    Witnesses testified in continuing oversight hearings on Department of Homeland Security programs created since the September 11 attacks, in this case the Federal Terrorist Watch…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began a period of morning business.



    Thereafter, the Senate proceeded en bloc to the consideration of S. 5, and S. 30, on stem cells.

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began a period of morning business.

    Thereafter, the Senate resumed consideration of S.294, the Amtrak Reauthorization bill.

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    Nuclear Reactor Oversight

    The Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety held a hearing titled, “The Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Reactor Oversight Process.” Witnesses testified about nuclear…

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