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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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    Improving Electronic Government

    Witnesses testified about improving access to federal government on the Internet. Topics included re-authorization of the E-Government Act of 2002, federal achievements since passage…

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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

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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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    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 passed S.294 as amended; Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2007.

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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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    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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    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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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began a period of morning business. Thereafter, the Senate resumed consideration of H.R.3222, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2008.

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

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

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    Senate Session

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    Terrorist Threats Six Years After September 11

    Officials testified about confronting the terrorist threat to the U.S. six years after the September 11, 2001 attacks. They examined the efforts of key intelligence agencies to prevent…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began a period of morning business.

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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

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    Global Climate Change and Power Plants

    Witnesses both supported and opposed legislative approaches to power plant pollution that affects global climate change. Topics included the Lieberman-McCain bill and the Sanders-Boxer…

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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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