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    Senate Democrats on Amtrak Funding

    Senate Democrats representing states along Amtrak’s Northeast corridor held a news conference. The called on Congress to fully fund the rail service’s fiscal year 2016…

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    House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) briefed reporters and responded to questions on her party’s legislative agenda. She said he opposes a two-month extension of the…

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    House Speaker Weekly Briefing

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) briefed reporters and responded to questions on his party’s legislative agenda. He said he opposes a two-month extension of the National…

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    House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) briefed reporters and responded to questions on her party’s legislative agenda, including replenishing the Highway Trust Fund and…

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    Senator McCain on Fiscal Year 2016 Defense Authorization Bill

    Senate Armed Services Committee Chair John McCain (R-AZ) spoke to reporters following the committee’s markup of fiscal year 2016 defense authorization legislation.

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    House Speaker Weekly Briefing

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) briefed reporters and responded to questions on his party’s legislative agenda. Topics included the Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia, trade…

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    Senate Democrats on Highway Infrastructure Spending

    Senate Democrats held a news conference about the need for increased funding for the nation’s infrastructure and the Highway Trust Fund which would expire at the end of the…

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    Senator Bernie Sanders News Conference

    Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) held a news conference to talk about his agenda for the country and his decision to seek the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016. Senator Sanders in…

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    House Speaker Weekly Briefing

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) briefed reporters and responded to questions on his party’s legislative agenda. Topics included presidential trade authority and rioting and…

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    House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) briefed reporters and responded to questions on her party’s legislative agenda. Topics included trade policy and riots and protests in…

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    Senate and House Democrats on Fiscal Year 2016 Budget

    Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Representatives Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Steve Israel (D-NY) held a news conference on defense spending increases in the…

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    Senate Democrats on Judicial Nominations

    Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Patrick Leahy (D-VT), and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) held a news conference to urge Senate Republicans to begin confirming judicial nominees. They also spoke…

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    House Speaker Weekly Briefing

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) briefed reporters and responded to questions on his party’s legislative agenda. He discussed ongoing efforts to push legislation that has…

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    House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) briefed reporters and responded to questions on her party’s legislative agenda. She offered condolences to the families of the victims of…

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    House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) briefed reporters and responded to questions on her party’s legislative agenda. Topics included House tax-related bills, former…

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    Senate Democratic Agenda

    Senate Democratic leaders spoke with reporters following their weekly caucus lunch.Topics included equal pay for women, Loretta Lynch’s nomination to be attorney general, and the…

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    Senate Republican Agenda

    Senate Republican leaders spoke to reporters following their weekly caucus lunch. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) specifically addressed disagreement with Democrats over a path forward for…

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    Senator Mark Kirk on Iran Nuclear Agreement

    Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) spoke to reporters following a closed-door briefing with Secretary of State John Kerry, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on the…

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    Senators Joe Manchin and Dianne Feinstein on Iran Nuclear Agreement

    Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) spoke to reporters following a closed-door briefing with Secretary of State John Kerry, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, and Treasury…

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    Senator Tom Cotton on Iran Nuclear Agreement

    Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) spoke to reporters following a closed-door briefing with Secretary of State John Kerry, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on the…

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