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    Senator Leahy on Loretta Lynch Nomination

    Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) criticized Republicans for holding up Loretta Lynch’s nomination to be attorney general, and he discussed her career and qualifications.

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    Senate Debate on Loretta Lynch Nomination

    Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) said he opposes Loretta Lynch’s attorney general nomination because of her support for President Obama’s policies. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN),…

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    Senators Grassley and Schumer on Loretta Lynch Nomination

    Prior to the Senate 56-43 vote to confirm Loretta Lynch as attorney general, Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) debated her nomination.

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    Senator Harry Reid on Loretta Lynch Confirmation

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (R-NV) responded to a Wall Street Journal editorial on Loretta Lynch’s nomination to be attorney general, and criticized Republicans for holding up…

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    Senator Jeff Sessions on Loretta Lynch Nomination

    Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) urged his colleagues to send a message to President Obama about what he called “presidential overreach” by voting against Loretta Lynch’s…

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    Senate Debate on Iran Nuclear Agreement

    Senators began debate on a measure that would require the Obama Administration to submit any nuclear agreement with Iran to Congress for review. Senators Bob Corker (R-TN) and Ben…

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    Senator Cornyn on Human Trafficking Bill

    Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) spoke about the compromise reached on the human trafficking bill that he sponsored. The deal increases penalties for human trafficking and creates a victims'…

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    Senators Murray and Klobuchar on Human Trafficking Bill

    Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) spoke about the compromise reached on the human trafficking bill. The deal increases penalties for human trafficking and creates a…

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    Senators McConnell and Reid on Human Trafficking Bill

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) spoke about the compromise reached on the human trafficking bill. The deal increases penalties for…

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    Senate Debate on Human Trafficking Abortion Amendment

    Senators debated an amendment by Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) that would change the “Hyde Amendment” language in the Human Trafficking bill. The amendment would place fees…

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    Senators Warren and Markey on Boston Marathon Bombing

    Massachusetts Senators Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey introduced a moment of silence in the Senate at 2:49 p.m. EDT. That was the time two bombs went off near the Boston Marathon…

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    Senators Sanders and Enzi on the Federal Budget

    Senate Budget Committee Ranking Member Bernie Sanders (I-VT) spoke in opposition to the Senate 54-43 vote in favor of forming a conference committee with the House on a fiscal year 2016…

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    Senate Debate on 2016 Republican Budget Plan

    Senators debated the fiscal year 2016 Republican budget plan. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) hailed the plan, saying it would “upset special interests” and balance…

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    Senators McConnell and Reid on Budget Resolution

    Majority Leader McConnell (R-KY) and Minority Leader Reid (D-NV) spoke about the Republican budget resolution. Senator McConnell said that it would balance the budget in 10…

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    Senator Sanders on the Health Care Law

    Senate Budget Committee Ranking Member Bernie Sanders (I-VT) spoke about the Affordable Care Act. He cited what he believes are its successes: more access and affordability.

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    Senators McConnell and Reid on the Affordable Care Act and Republican Budget

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Minority Harry Reid (D-NV) came to the floor to discuss the fifth anniversary of the health care law and the Senate Republican fiscal year…

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    Senators Enzi and Sanders on Senate Fiscal Year 2016 Budget

    Budget Committee Chair Mike Enzi (R-WY) and Ranking Member Bernie Sanders (I-VT) formally started debate on the Senate fiscal year 2016 budget proposal. Senator Enzi outlined the…

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    Senator Durbin on Loretta Lynch Nomination

    Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) urged Republicans to allow the Senate to consider Loretta Lunch’s nomination to be attorney general, saying she “is asked to sit in the…

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    Senate Colloquy on Human Trafficking Bill

    Senators Cornyn (R-TX), Leahey (D-VT), and Murray (D-WA) spoke on the Senate floor before a cloture vote on the human trafficking bill.

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    Senators Rubio and Cotton on U.S.-Israel Relations

    Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) spoke about U.S. relations with Israel and the re-election of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. They expressed support for Israel and…

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