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    U.S. Strategy Against Terrorists

    Secretary of State John Kerry testified at a Senate Foreign Relation Committee hearing on U.S. strategy for combating the Islamic State* militant group. He had just returned from a…

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    Cyber Security and Terrorism Threats

    Witnesses testified at a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on global cyber terrorism as well as other U.S. security threats such as ISIL*, Syrian foreign…

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    Police Use of Military Equipment

    Witnesses testified at a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on the sale of Department of Defense weapons and equipment to state and local police forces.

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    Cell Phones and Consumer Protection

    Witnesses testified about the practice of “cramming” wireless phone bills, in which consumers are charged for unauthorized third-party services. Terrell McSweeny,…

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    Iran Nuclear Negotiations

    Obama administration officials and academics testified on the status of nuclear negotiations between the U.S. and five other global powers (P5+1) with Iran. A July 20th, 2014, deadline…

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    Iraq Violence and Politics

    State and Defense Department officials, a former CIA analyst, and a former U.S. ambassador to Iraq testified about the dominance of the militant group ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria)…

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    Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

    Witnesses testified on the influx of unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S.-Mexico border from Central America. State and Justice Department official spoke about the economic hardships…

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    Border Security

    Officials from the Homeland Security, Health and Human Services, Justice, and State Departments testified on actions their agencies were taking in response to the influx of unaccompanied…

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    European Energy Reliance on Russia

    State Department officials and scholars testified at a hearing on Europe’s energy reliance on Russia. Other topics included U.S. and EU roles in strengthening Ukraine and helping…

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    News Review With Senator Ron Johnson

    Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) talked about several news items, including U.S. strategy in Iraq and unaccompanied minors from Central America crossing the southern U.S. border. C-SPAN…

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    Faith and Freedom Coalition, Senator Ron Johnson

    Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) spoke at the Faith and Freedom Coalition’s “Road to Majority” policy conference. He talked about the root causes of the nation’s…

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    High-Speed Stock Transactions and Insider Trading

    Witnesses testified on stock market conflicts of interest in high-frequency trading practices, and their impact on consumer confidence. Committee Chair Carl Levin (D-MI) in his opening…

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    Ambassador Nominations Hearing

    Nominees testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee about their qualifications to represent the U.S. as ambassadors to Qatar, Iraq, Egypt, and Honduras. Gentry O. Smith…

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    Communication Network Updates

    Internet industry experts testified on the implications of updating copper wire-based telephone service to Internet-based networks, also known as Internet protocol (IP)…

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    Ukrainian Presidential Election

    Witnesses testified on the ongoing situation in Ukraine following the country’s May 25, 2014, presidential election. They offered policy recommendations, and urged additional…

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    Student Loan Debt

    Witnesses testified on student loan debt and its effects on borrowers, career choice, and the economy. Brittany Jones talked about her struggles with student loan debt impeded her…

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    Online Advertising and Consumer Security

    Witnesses testified at a Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Permanent Investigations hearing on online advertising and its impact on consumer security and data…

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    Defense Department Financial Management

    Witnesses testified at a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing about improving financial management at the Department of Defense. Military officials from…

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    U.S. Economic Outlook

    Janet Yellen testified before the Senate Budget Committee on the U.S. economic outlook. Ms. Yellen expressed a positive outlook on the economy, but said the Federal Reserve needed…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for a legislative session.

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