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    Senate Debate on Supplemental Spending

    Senators debated a $3.6 billion emergency spending bill. It included $2.7 billion for more immigration judges, detention facilities, and other measures to deal with the children…

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    Senators on Israel's Iron Dome

    Senators spoke about U.S funds to support Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system.

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    Senators on Veterans Affairs Nominee Robert McDonald

    Senators spoke on the floor in support of the nomination of Robert McDonald to be secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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    Senators on Amendment to Highway Bill

    Senators Bob Corker (R-TN) and Barbara Boxer (D-CA) spoke in opposition to how the Highway Trust Fund extension was being paid for, a proposal known as “pension smoothing.” They…

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    Senate Majority Leader Reid on Veterans' Health Care

    Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) spoke on the Senate floor about veterans health care, and the bipartisan, bicameral bill crafted by Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Representative Jeff…

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    Senator Dick Durbin on Immigrant Children

    Assistant Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-IL) spoke on the Senate floor about a meeting senators held with the presidents of three Central American countries on the problem of unaccompanied…

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    Senator Mikulski on Emergency Spending Bill

    Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) announced a $3.5 billion emergency supplemental spending bill. It included $2.7 billion for unaccompanied children…

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    Senator Bernie Sanders on Veterans Affairs Bill

    Veterans' Affairs Committee Chair Bernie Sanders (I-VT) came to the Senate floor to talk about negotiations on a bill to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). He also touched on…

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    Senator Ayotte on Malaysia Airlines Crash in Ukraine

    Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) spoke on the Senate floor about the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MK17 that day in eastern Ukraine.

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    Senator Reid on Immigrant Children

    Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) spoke on the Senate floor about unaccompanied immigrant children and responded to remarks from Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) on the fate of those children. Senator…

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    Senator Mikulski on Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

    Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) spoke on the Senate floor about the increase in the number of unaccompanied children attempting to cross the U.S. southern…

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    Senators Schumer and Cruz on Birth Control

    Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) spoke on the Senate floor about the Affordable Care Act, contraceptive coverage, the First Amendment, and religious freedom. They were…

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    Minority Leader McConnell on Birth Control and Health Care

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke on the Senate floor about the Affordable Care Act and the Supreme Court’s decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby. He said that the…

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    Majority Leader Reid on Hobby Lobby Ruling

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) spoke on the Senate floor about legislation to respond to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby. He said that there were…

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    Senator Reid on House Republican Lawsuit

    Majority Leader Reid (D-NV) spoke on the Senate floor about the lawsuit that House Republicans were filing against President Obama over the Affordable Care Act. He called it…

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    Senator Coons on Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

    Senator Christopher Coons (D-DE) reacted to Republicans' earlier comments on the Senate floor about the thousands of unaccompanied children crossing into the U.S. illegally. He pointed…

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    Senator Menendez on Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

    Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chair Bob Menendez (D-NJ) reacted to Republicans' earlier comments on the Senate floor about unaccompanied immigrant children. He said that…

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    Republican Senators on Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

    Republican senators came to the floor to talk about the issue of thousands of unaccompanied children crossing into the U.S. illegally.

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    Senator Hirono on Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

    Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HA) reacted to Republicans' earlier comments on the Senate floor about unaccompanied immigrant children.

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    Senator Kay Hagan on the Hunting and Fishing Bill

    Senator Kay Hagan (D-North Carolina) came to the Senate floor to speak in support of her legislation to expand hunting and fishing on federal land. The Senate was considering the bill…

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