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    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed William Barr, of Virginia, to be Attorney General of the United States. The Senate passed H.R. 2280 to improve the provision of health care and other services to…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed S. 1745, to amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to strengthen and improve federal civil rights laws. The Senate agreed to the conference report on H.R. 2686, to make…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate began consideration of S. 1745 to amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964, to strengthen and improve federal civil rights laws. A motion was entered to close further debate on…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate began consideration of the nomination of Clarence Thomas of Georgia to be an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. The Senate agreed to S.Res. 191, to authorize…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued consideration of H.R. 2686, to make appropriations for the Department of the Interior.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed H.R. 2608, to make appropriations for the Departments of Commerce, Justice and State, and for the judiciary. The Senate agreed to S.Res. 164, to commend William…

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    Health Care Legislation

    Sen. Akaka, a member of Senate Government Affairs, discussed health care in the United States. Sen. Akaka reviewed the current crisis in health care and voiced his opinion…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued consideration of H.R. 2622, the Treasury/Postal Service Appropriations Act.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued consideration of S. 1241, to control crime and reduce violent crime in the United States.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate insisted on its amendment to H.R. 991, to extend the expiration date of the Defense Production Act of 1950. A unanimous-consent agreement was reached regarding the Surface…

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    Campaign Finance Reform Legislation

    Senate members debated S.3, the Senate Election Ethics Act of 1991, concerning campaign finance reform. S.3 would place voluntary spending caps on congressional campaigns, and…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued debate over H.R. 2251, to assist victims of the Persian Gulf war, and considered proposals to amend S.3, the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued debate over proposals for humanitarian assistance to Iraqi refugees and victims of the Persian Gulf war.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate agreed to S. Res. 110, to establish a Senate World Climate Convention Observer Group, and S. Res. 111, to direct the Senate Legal Counsel to represent a former employee…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued consideration of S. 1204, the Surface Transportation Act.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate agreed to S. Res. 75, commending and thanking former Prime Minister of Great Britain Thatcher. The Senate passed S. 419, to amend the Federal Home Loan Bank Act to…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate agreed to S. Res. 62, authorizing biennial expenditures by committees of the Senate. The Senate agreed to S. Con. Res. 13, commending the President and the…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued consideration of S. 419, to amend the Federal Home Loan Bank Act to enable the Resolution Trust Corporation to meet its obligations to depositors by the least expensive…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed S. 347, to amend the Defense Production Act of 1950 to revitalize the defense industrial base of the United States. The Senate passed S. 468, to reinstate the…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed Lynn Martin as Secretary of Labor (Vote 11 94-0). A unanimous-consent agreement providing for the consideration of S. 320, to reauthorize the Export Administration Act…

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