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    Senate Leaders McConnell and Reid on King v. Burwell Supreme Court Case

    Senate majority and minority leaders spoke on the King v. Burwell case being argued before the U.S. Supreme Court that day challenging federal subsidies in states without their own health…

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    Senate on Keystone XL Pipeline Veto Override

    Senators debated overriding President Obama’s veto of the bill authorizing the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to the U.S. Gulf Coast. The override attempt needed a…

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    Senate Republican Colloquy on Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu Speech

    Senate Republicans held a colloquy to explain why they wanted to hear from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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    Senate Passing Seven Day Funding for Homeland Security

    The Senate passed a continuing resolution to fund the Department of Homeland Security for one week on a voice vote. Minority Leader Harry Reid said that he was confident that the House…

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    Senators Collins, Durbin , and Cornyn on Immigration Executive Action

    Senator Susan Collins spoke about her bill to defund the president’s executive actions on immigration. She says she agrees with the President’s 2012 Deferred Action for…

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    Senators McCain and Graham on U.S. Foreign Policy

    Armed Services Committee Chair John McCain (R-AZ) and Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) held a colloquoy about overall U.S. foreign policy. They discussed Syria, Iraq and Iran, leading up…

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    Senator Boxer on Homeland Security Funding

    Senator Boxer (D-CA) spoke on the Senate floor about funding for the Department of Homeland Security. she said the Republicans were to blame for a “self-inflicted wound”…

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    Senators Cornyn, Durbin, and Murray on Homeland Security Spending

    Following Majority Leader McConnell’s (R-KY) announcement that he would bring a new Homeland Security bill to the floor, Senators Cornyn (R-TX), Durbin (D-IL) and Murray (D-WA) each…

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    Senate Debate on Homeland Security Funding

    Senators John Barrasso (R-WY), Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Bill Nelson, D-FL), and John Hoeven (R-ND) debated funding for the Homeland Security…

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    Senate Debate on Homeland Security Funding

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) debated a Homeland Security funding bill, which was later blocked by the Senate for the fourth time this…

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    Senate Clerk Tribute by Majority Leader McConnell

    Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) paid tribute to Senate reading clerk Kathy Alvarez, who was retiring after 30 years with the Senate. Ms. Clark was the first female clerk in…

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    Senator Cornyn on Israeli Prime Minister Visit

    Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn filed a resolution welcoming Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for his address to a joint meeting of Congress in the next month. All…

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    Senators Leahy, McCain, and Reed on Defense Secretary Nomination

    Senators Patrick Leahy (D-VT), John McCain (R-AZ), and Jack Reed (D-RI) spoke about Ashton Carter’s nomination to be defense secretary, saying they would vote in favor. The Senate…

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    Senator Dick Durbin on Defense Secretary Nomination

    Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) urged his colleagues to approve Ashton Carter’s nomination to be defense secretary. The Senate later voted 93-5 to confirm his nomination.

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    Senator Mitch McConnell on Defense Secretary Nomination

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke ahead of a vote to confirm Ashton Carter to be defense secretary, saying he would vote “yes” on the condition that Carter…

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    Senator McConnell on Military Force Authorization

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said the Senate would thoughtfully consider President Obama’s request for military authorization (AUMF) against ISIS.* He said…

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    Senator McCain on the Death of Kayla Mueller

    Senate Armed Services Committee Chair John McCain (R-AZ) paid respects on the floor to his former constituent Kayla Mueller, an American hostage held by ISIS who was confirmed…

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    Senator Flake on the Death of Kayla Mueller

    Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) paid respects on the floor to his former constituent Kayla Mueller, an American hostage held by ISIS who was confirmed dead. The 26-year-old humanitarian aid…

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    Senators on Homeland Security Spending Bill

    Senators Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Harry Reid (D-NV), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Susan Collins (R-ME), Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Jeff Sessions (R-AL), and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) spoke about the…

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    Senators Mikulski and Shaheen on Homeland Security Funding Bill

    Senators Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Homeland Security funding bill co-sponsors in the Senate, spoke about the measure from the Senate floor shortly before a re-vote…

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