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    Senate Ceremonial Swearing-in

    Vice President Biden held a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony with newly-elected and re-elected senators. The event happens at the start of each Congress in the Old Senate…

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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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    Border Security

    Immigration enforcement officials testified on border security and immigration issues. They said a comprehensive immigration bill would make it easier to police U.S.…

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    Digital Currencies

    Panelists testified on digital currencies, the online decentralized systems that allow people to exchange goods and services without using real money. 

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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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    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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    Social Security Disability Fraud, Panel 1

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on fraudulent Social Security disability benefits claims. Attorney Eric Conn was accused of hiring doctors to submit false health assessments and…

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    IRS Scrutiny of Non-profit Organizations, Part 2

    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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    Homeland Security Secretary Nomination Hearing

    The Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee held a hearing on the nomination of Jeh Johnson to become secretary of the Homeland Security Department. He told committee…

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    Navy Yard Shooting

    Witnesses testified at a Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee hearing examining the Naval Yard Shooting.

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    U.S. Postal Service Oversight

    Witnesses testified on the financial problems and long-term viability of the U.S. Postal Service. The hearing happened one week after Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe announced plans…

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    Human Trafficking in the U.S.

    Federal, state, local, and tribal officials testified on their efforts to combat human trafficking within the United States. The State Department reported that nearly 20,000 people…

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    Social Security Disability Fraud, Panel 2

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on fraudulent Social Security disability benefits claims. Attorney Eric Conn was accused of hiring doctors to submit false health assessments and…

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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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    Social Security Disability Fraud, Panel 3

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on fraudulent Social Security disability benefits claims. Attorney Eric Conn was accused of hiring doctors to submit false health assessments and…

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    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on the Debt Limit

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew testified on raising the debt limit. In his remarks he warned the committee that failing to raise the debt ceiling could cause havoc in financial markets,…

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    Postal Service Reform

    Postal Service leaders, government officials, employee advocates, and economic and accounting experts testified on proposed reforms to the U.S. Postal Service, focusing on the…

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    Senate Session

    After the transaction of any morning business (not to extend beyond 10:30 a.m.), Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Srikanth Srinivasan, of Virginia, to…

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    Cybersecurity Threats

    Witnesses testified on the implementation of President Obama’s executive order to address cyber threats to the U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano in her testimony said…

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    Immigration and Border Security

    Representatives from Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Customs and Border Protection, and the Homeland Security Inspector General’s office testified on provisions of the…

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