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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 Leahy on 1998 Sotomayor Nomination

    Senator Leahy spoke about Senate delays in considering the confirmation of Judge Sonia Sotomayor’s nomination to the U.S. Court of Appeals. In his remarks he alleged that…

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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.

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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…

    1,617 views
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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…

    1,423 views
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