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    Senator Landrieu on Health Care

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    Senator Sanders Filibuster

    Senator Bernard Sanders (I-VT) conducted a filibuster of proposed legislation to extend George W. Bush-era tax cuts. He objected to the extensions for those in the highest income…

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    Senators Paul and McCain on Terror Detainee Policy

    Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and john McCain (R-AZ) spoke on the Senate floor about S. 1867, a bill dealing with Defense programs and policy, including terror detainee policy.

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    Senator Boxer on Health Care

    Senator Boxer spoke on the health care legislation.

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    Senator McConnell on State of the Senate

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke about the state of the Senate and the need for a correction. He argued for a more rigorous committee process and a more…

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    Senator Harkin on Blocking the Nomination of Debo Adegbile

    Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) came to the Senate floor to express his disgust with the cloture vote blocking the nomination of Debo Adegbile to be the assistant attorney general for civil…

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    Senate Debate on Jobs Bill

    Senator Corker (R-TN) and Senator Durbin (D-IL) spoke about President Obama’s jobs bill.

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    Senator Inouye on 70th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Attack

    Senator Daniel Inouye spoke on the Senate floor about the 70th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

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    Senate Debate on Filibuster Rules

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke about changing the chambers' filibuster rules.

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    Senators Warren, Corker and McCain on Shutdown

    Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Bob Corker (R-TN), and John McCain (R-AZ) talked about the government shutdown and the looming debt ceiling issue.

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    Defense Authorization

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    Debate on Senate Floor Proceedings

    Late in the session Majority Leader Reid (D-NV) moved that a post-cloture motion by Republicans was dilatory. The chair ruled against the motion and the ruling of the chair was…

    2,495 views
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    Senate Debate on USA Patriot Act Provisions

    Senators debated re-authorization of the USA Patriot Act.

    2,452 views
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    Senator Ted Stevens (R-AK) Farewell

    Senator Stevens delivered a farewell speech in the Senate chambers. He was the longest-serving Republican senator with six terms in office. He lost a close reelection campaign…

    2,385 views
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    Senator Dick Durbin Speech

    Senator Dick Durbin spoke on the need to pass financial markets legislation.

    1,879 views
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    Financial Market Rescue Proposals

    Senators Schumer and Durbin talked about the economy on the Senate Floor. They focused on the Democratic plans for rescuing the financial markets.

    1,865 views
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    Senators on Death of Senator Byrd

    On the day that Senator Byrd (D-WV), the longest serving senator in U.S. history, died, his fellow senators took to the floor to pay tribute to Senator Byrd’s life and…

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    Senator Sanders After Amendment Withdrawal

    Senator Bernie Sanders spoke about withdrawing his amendment to create a single-payer health care system by expanding Medicare to all. He made the move after Oklahoma Republican Tom…

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    Welfare Reform Debate

    In a portion of the Senate’s debate on welfare reform, senators debated an amendment by Senator Faircloth which would eliminate cash benefits to unwed mothers under eighteen unless…

    1,388 views
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