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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 Session, Part 2

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    General Services Administration Mismanagement

    General Services Administration (GSA) officials testified at a hearing on the investigation of their agency and its overall culture of wasteful spending. The hearing focused on rooting…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued work on a bill to increase taxes on higher tax brackets. At 11:30 a.m. members took a cloture vote on the bill to repeal tax breaks for oil and gas industry.

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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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    Senate Session

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    Treasury Department 2013 Budget Request

    Secretary Geithner testified on the Treasury Department’s fiscal year 2013 budget request. He said President Obama’s $3.8 trillion package will reduce deficits…

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    Cyber Security Act of 2012

    Witnesses testified on the Cyber Security Act of 2012, bipartisan legislation that would give the Homeland Security Department power to identify vulnerabilities and set regulations…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued consideration of the Violence Against Women reauthorization and the postal service bill.

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    Hurricane Sandy Impact and Recovery

    Members of Congress from New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Maryland and Delaware spoke about damage and ongoing recovery from Hurricane Sandy. During their comments…

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    FEMA Response to Hurricane Sandy, Senators Panel

    Senators affected by Hurricane Sandy testified about damage and recovery efforts in their states. They focused on the challenges their constituents faced in the aftermath of the storm…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for a period of morning business and thereafter took up the Surface Transportation bill.

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    Anti-Poverty Programs

    Witnesses testified on on anti-poverty programs, specifically Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF). TANF is a block grant to states that replaced direct federal aid to those on…

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    Senate Session

    Following the prayer and pledge, the Majority Leader will be recognized. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of motions to proceed to the following…

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    Postal Service Nomination

    Stephen Crawford testified about his nomination to be a member of the Board of Governors for the U.S. Postal Service.

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    Nuclear Safety

    Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) members testified on the implementation of new safety changes put into place following the nuclear emergency at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi plant…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for a period of morning business and then resumed consideration of HR 3606, the small business capital bill.
    From 2:30-3:00 p.m. senators paid tributes to Senator Barbara…

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    Health and Human Services 2013 Budget

    Secretary Sebelius testified about the fiscal year 2013 Health and Human Services budget.

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    Senate Session

    The U.S. Senate convened for a legislative session.
    The Senate passed H. R. 6156; A bill to authorize the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to…

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    Senate Session

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