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    Senate Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Markup, Part 1

    In the first of three parts of the continuation of the previous day’s markup hearing, members debated budget policy and offered amendments as the Senate Budget Committee met to mark…

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    International Health Care Models

    Health care professionals and analysts testified about the single-payer health care systems in Taiwan, Canada, Denmark, and France. The hearing focused on lessons the U.S. could learn…

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    Senate Committee Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Overview

    Treasury Secretary Geithner gave an overview of President Obama’s budget proposals for fiscal year 2010. He spoke about the projected budget deficit of $1.8 trillion in fiscal 2009,…

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    U.S. Policy Toward Iraq

    Secretary Rice testified about the Bush administration’s latest Iraq policy and plans to add 21,500 troops to the forces stationed in Iraq in an effort to bring greater security to…

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    Sotomayor Confirmation Hearing, Day 3, Part 1

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held its third day of hearings on the appointment of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court seat vacated by the retirement of Justice David…

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    Gun Control Legislation Markup

    The Senate Judiciary Committee passed a bill on gun trafficking largely along party lines. The legislation would toughen penalties for those who buy guns for people who cannot legally…

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    Senior Military Commander Nominees

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a confirmation hearing for several military commanders. The commander chosen to replace General David Petraeus in Afghanistan was Lieutenant…

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    Kagan Confirmation Hearing, Day 3, Part 1

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held its third day of hearings on the appointment of Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court seat vacated by the retirement of Justice John Paul…

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    Investment Banks and the Financial Crisis, Goldman Sachs Chair and CEO

    Lloyd Blankfein testified about investment and trading activities of Goldman Sachs and other investment banks involving residential mortgage based securities and related products. In…

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    Vote on Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense

    The Senate Armed Services Committee approved the nomination of Chuck Hagel to be secretary of defense by a 14-11 margin. All 14 Democrats supported the nomination, and 11 Republicans…

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    Bork Nomination Day 1, Part 1

    The committee begins hearings on the nomination of Judge Robert Bork to be associate justice of the Supreme Court. Former President Ford, Senators Dole and Danforth, and Congressman…

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    Vote on Judge Sotomayor Confirmation

    Committee members spoke about the nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court and their opposition or support for her confirmation. Following their statements…

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    Mobile Technology and Privacy, Industry and Consumer Officials

    Industry representatives and consumer advocates testified on privacy issues surrounding smartphones, tablets and other mobile technologies. They focused on reports revealing that…

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    Constitutional Role of Judges

    Justices Breyer and Scalia testified on the role of judges in the American republic and democratic systems within the U.S. Question topics included the politicization of the judicial…

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    Afghanistan Strategy Assessment

    General Stanley McChrystal and Ambassador Karl Eikenberry testified about plans to send an additional 30,000 U.S. troops to Afghanistan and subsequent goals to begin reducing troop levels…

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    White House Budget Director Confirmation Hearing

    The Senate Budget Committee held a confirmation hearing on the nomination of Jacob Lew to be director, Office of Management and Budget. Senators questions focused on several issues…

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    Senate Hearing on Benghazi Consulate Attack

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testified on the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. During her testimony, she choked up as she spoke of comforting…

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    Sotomayor Confirmation Hearing, Day 4, Part 1

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held its fourth day of hearings on the appointment of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court seat vacated by the retirement of Justice David…

    37,309 views
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    Ukraine Anti-Government Protests

    Former U.S. national security advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski and two State Department officials testified on political turmoil ongoing in Ukraine.

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    Constitutionality of Health Care Law

    Witnesses testified about the constitutionality of the 2010 health care law. The hearing took place two days after U.S. District Court judge Roger Vinson ruled the law was…

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