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    National Prayer Breakfast

    President Obama spoke at the annual congressional prayer breakfast, where legislators and officials gathered to offer thanks for the blessings bestowed on the United States. In his…

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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

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    Senate Session

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    Afghanistan Strategy Assessment

    General Stanley McChrystal and Ambassador Karl Eikenberry testified about plans to send an additional 30,000 U.S. troops to Afghanistan and subsequent goals to begin reducing troop levels…

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    Aviation Security

    Witnesses testified on changes in airline security operations and policy in the ten years since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Among the issues they addressed were the pilot…

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    Military Nominations Hearing

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a confirmation hearing on the nominations of Admiral James G. Stavridis to be commander, U.S. European Command and Supreme Allied Commander, Europe;…

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    Mortgage Services and Foreclosure Practices

    The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee voted for a second time on the nomination of Peter Diamond to be member of Federal Reserve Board of Governors. Committee members…

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

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    U.S. Postal Service Finances, Panel 1

    Witnesses testified about the Postal Service’s financial difficulties. They presented proposals to fix the Postal Service’s money problems, and took questions from the…

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    Joint Chiefs Expansion Proposal

    Defense Department officials testified on adding the National Guard bureau chief to the Joint Chiefs Staff.

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    U.S. Strategy in Afghanistan and Iraq

    Witnesses testified about U.S. strategy in Afghanistan and Iraq. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said in his remarks that U.S. and Afghanistan forces were searching for better ways to…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for one hour of morning business and thereafter resumed consideration of H.R. 2354, the Energy and Water spending bill for fiscal year 2012.

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    Senate Session

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    National Prayer Breakfast

    Political and religious leaders spoke at the 45th annual prayer breakfast. Dr. Carson, the featured speaker, talked about the challenges of anger and social isolation of young…

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    U.S. Credit Markets and Federal Rescue Plan

    Witnesses testified about recent turmoil in the financial markets, regulation of investment banking procedures, and on the need to enact legislation quickly on the Bush Administration $700…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and resumed consideration of S. 1200, the Indian Health Care Improvement Act.

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    Secretary of Defense Confirmation Hearing

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a confirmation hearing for CIA Director Leon Panetta to become secretary of Defense. Among the topics he addressed were troop withdrawal and…

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