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    Senate Session

    The Senate convenes and resumes consideration of S.Con.Res. 83, the Budget Resolution.

    The Seante agreed to H.J.Res.47; Increased Public Debt resolution.

    The Senate passed…

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    Leadership During Hurricane Katrina

    The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee’s 18th hearing as part of the committee’s investigation of the government’s preparation for and response to…

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    Secretary of Defense Nomination Hearing

    Robert Gates testified about his nomination as Secretary of Defense. The hearing focused on the conduct of military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as the future U.S.…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convenes and resumes consideration of H.R.5385, the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2007.

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    Hurricane Katrina Evacuation

    Mayor Nagin and transportation officials testified federal state and local responses to Hurricane Katrina and evacuation efforts following catastrophic flooding in New Orleans. They…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began consideration of the Budget Resolution.

    Later in the day Senator Feingold introduced a resolution to censure President Bush for illegally authorizing wiretaps…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and resumed consideration of S. 2611, the Comprehensive Immigration Reform bill. The Senate approved an amendment to the legislation on a vote of 63 to 34…

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    Military Operations in Iraq

    General Abizaid testified about U.S. military operations in Iraq, security concerns in the country, the state of sectarian violence, and future U.S. strategy in the region. In his…

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    Book Discussion on The Pundit Whodunit

    The 14th Annual Arena Stage Benefit for Community Engagement was a one-night-only performance of the original crime-solving comedy, The Pundit Whodunit: The Case of the Political Puzzle,…

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and resumed consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R. 8, the Death Tax Repeal Permanency Act.

    The Senate rejected the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convenes and begins consideration of S.Con.Res. 83, the Budget Resolution.

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    Senate Session

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    Waste, Fraud and Abuse After Hurricane Katrina

    Officials testified about mismanagement, cost overruns, and abuses of federal emergency funds for recovery, relief, and reconstruction following the disaster brought on Gulf Coast regions…

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    Hurricane Katrina Response

    The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee held a hearing on the Homeland Security Department’s preparation and response to Hurricane Katrina and a report issued…

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    Veterans Data Privacy Breach

    Secretary Nicholson and other officials testified about a recent security breach at the Department of Veterans Affairs in which computer records containing personal information of 26.5…

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    Fiscal Year 2007 Defense Budget

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on the Fiscal Year 2007 defense authorization request. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convenes and proceeds to consideration of the Conference Report to accompany H.R.4297, the Tax Relief Extension Reconciliation Act.

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    Senate Session

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