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    Weapons of Mass Destruction Report

    Members of the Commission on Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction, Proliferation and Terrorism, testified about the findings and recommendations in their final report, World at Risk.…

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    Credit Markets and the Economy

    Witnesses testified about turmoil and failures in the U.S. credit markets, federal plans to provided assistance to banks and financial institutions, and the potential long-term impact of…

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

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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 began a period of morning business.

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    Energy Issues, Morning Panel

    The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee held an all-day summit to facilitate the development of comprehensive legislation to address the energy challenges facing the…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began a period of morning business. Thereafter, the Senate resumed consideration of S.3001, the Department of Defense Authorization bill.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed consideration of the motion to proceed to S.3001, the Department of Defense Authorization bill. The first 24 minutes of the Senate proceedings are missing from this…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and begin a period of morning business. Thereafter the Senate resumed consideration of the motion to proceed to S.3001, the Defense Authorization bill.  The…

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    Air Force Nominations Hearing

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a confirmation hearing on the nominations of Michael B. Donley to be secretary of the Air Force, General Norton A. Schwartz for reappointment to the…

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    Monetary Policy Report

    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke delivered the semiannual monetary policy report to the Congress and spoke about the state of the economy and financial markets. He addressed…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed the nomination of William T. Lawrence, of Indiana, to be a U.S. District Judge.

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    Detainee Interrogation Techniques, Morning

    Witnesses testified about interrogation techniques and methods used to question suspected terrorists at U.S. detention facilities in Cuba and Afghanistan. Several former military judge…

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    Defense Department Cost Overruns

    A hearing was held on the acquisition of major weapons systems by the Department of Defense. The Government Accountability Office had reported that the 92 major defense acquisition…

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    Armed Forces Nominations Hearing

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a confirmation hearing on the nomination of General David Petraeus for reappointment to the grade of general and to be commander, U.S. Central…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began a period of morning business.

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    REAL ID Act and Travel

    A hearing was held on the impact of implementating the REAL ID Act and the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative. The REAL ID Act established standards and criteria for documents such…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began a period of morning business. Thereafter, the Senate resumed consideration of S.1315, the Veterans' Benefits bill. The Senate passed S.1315 as amended;…

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    Senate Session

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