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    Senate Session

    The Senate failed to invoke cloture on equal pay legislation, S. 2199, Paycheck Fairness Act. The bill would have required employers to pay men and women with similar qualifications…

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    Department of Labor Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    Labor Secretary Thomas Perez testified before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on his department’s fiscal year 2015 $11.8 billion budget proposal. The proposal includes…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened with a period of morning business. Senators vote by a 61-35 margin to invoke cloture on H.R. 3979, a five-month extension of long-term unemployment benefits

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for a legislative session.

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate resumed work on H.R. 3979, a bill to extend expired unemployment insurance benefits for five months.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate began debate on HR 4302, the Medicare payments to doctors bill, also known as “doc fix.” The “doc fix” bill is an annual measure to delay for a year the…

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    Veterans Affairs Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    Secretary Eric Shinseki and five other Veterans Affairs officials testified on their department’s fiscal year 2015 budget request. The request totaled $163.9 billion, with $68.3…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened with a period of morning business and thereafter resumed consideration of S.1982, the veterans benefits bill.

    Michael Connor was confirmed to be the deputy secretary of…

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    Alzheimer's Disease Research

    Witnesses testified on the economic effect of Alzheimer’s Disease in the U.S. and the latest science and research. National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins used…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began with a reading by Senator Angus King (I-ME) of President George Washington’s farewell address and thereafter proceeded to a period of morning…

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    Senate Republican Agenda

    After the weekly party lunch, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and other Republican leaders spoke to reporters about the Republican agenda. Topics included the unemployment…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate resumed consideration of S.1845, the Unemployment Extension Act.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and resumed consideration of the motion to proceed to S.1845, the Unemployment Extension Act.

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate convened and resumed consideration of the motion to concur in the House message to accompany H.R.3304, the National Defense Authorization Act.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and proceeded to executive session to resume consideration of the nomination of Cornelia Pillard to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia. The session…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate voted 52-48 in favor of eliminating the filibuster on federal judge nominees and most executive-office appointments. 

    The Senate approved the nomination of Patricia Millett…

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    Virtual Currencies

    Witnesses testified on virtual currencies such as Bitcoin. Specifically testimony and committee members questions focused on benefits and risks, and the potential need for federal…

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    Senate Session

    After the transaction of any morning business (not to extend beyond 5 p.m.), Senate will resume consideration of the nomination of Robert Leon Wilkins, of the District of Columbia, to be…

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate convened for a period of morning business and thereafter resumed consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R.3204, the Pharmaceutical Drug Compounding bill.

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    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Semiannual Report

    Richard Cordray gave his semi-annual report to Congress of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). He focused on the agency’s efforts to craft new auto lending rules and…

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