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    Senators React to House Decision on Highway Bill

    Senators Durbin (D-IL), Whitehouse (D-RI), and Inhofe (R-OK) spoke about the Highway Funding bill, and expressed their disappointment with the House’s decision to not take up the…

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    Senator Menendez on Human Trafficking Report

    Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) spoke on the Senate floor about the State Department’s Human Trafficking Report, which was released that day. He criticized what he called “the…

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    Senate Debate on Highway Funding Bill

    The Senate debated a highway and transit funding bill ahead of a procedural vote on the measure.

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    Senators McConnell and Reid on Highway Funding Debate

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) made opening remarks in a rare Sunday Senate session for votes on two amendments to H.R.22, a six-year…

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    Senate Leader McConnell on Transportation Bill

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) explained the amendment tree that he filed on a bill for a multi-year extension of the Highway Trust Fund. He filed cloture on the bill…

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    Senator Ted Cruz on Highway Bill Amendments

    Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) criticized Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) for blocking further amendments to the highway funding bill. One of the amendments Senator McConnell…

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    Senators Corker and Alexander on Chattanooga Shootings

    Congressional Republican leaders ordered the U.S. flag over the Capitol to be flown at half-staff to honor the victims of the July 16, 2015, Chattanooga, Tennessee shootings. The…

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    Senate Leadership on Blocked Highway Bill

    Following a 41-56 vote that blocked the highway funding bill, Senate Leaders McConnell (R-KY) and Reid (D-NV) and Public Works Committee leaders Boxer (D-CA) and Inhofe (R-OK) spoke about…

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    Senator Blunt on Iran Nuclear Agreement

    Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO) spoke about the agreement over Iran’s nuclear program. He said he remained cautious and spoke about Iran’s relationship to Syria, rebels in Yemen,…

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    Senator King on Iran Nuclear Agreement

    Senator Angus King (I-ME) asked for patience and for his colleagues to keep an open mind when going through the Iran nuclear agreement. He called for a full debate with senators…

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    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Iran Nuclear Deal

    Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke on the Senate floor about his doubts and concerns with the nuclear deal with Iran.

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    Senator Lindsey Graham on Supreme Court Health Care Decision

    Senate Lindsey Graham (R-SC) spoke about the King v. Burwell decision, in which the Supreme Court upheld federal health care subsidies by a 6-3 vote. Senator Graham said he was…

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    Senator Orrin Hatch on Supreme Court Health Care Decision

    Senate Finance Committee Chair Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) spoke about the King v. Burwell decision, in which the Supreme Court upheld federal health care subsidies by a 6-3 vote. He…

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    Senator Dick Durbin on Supreme Court Health Care Decision

    Senate Dick Durbin (D-IL) spoke about the King v. Burwell decision, in which the Supreme Court upheld federal health care subsidies by a 6-3 vote. He recounted the stories of several…

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    Senator Ted Cruz on Supreme Court Health Care Decision

    Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) reacted to the King v. Burwell decision in which the Supreme Court upheld federal health care subsidies by a 6-3 vote.

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    Senator Christopher Murphy on Supreme Court Health Care Decision

    Senator Christopher Murphy (D-CT) reacted to the Supreme Court’s ruling in King v. Burwell. Justices upheld federal health care subsidies by a 6-3 vote.

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    Senators Enzi and Barrasso on Supreme Court Health Care Decision

    Wyoming Republican Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso reacted to the Supreme Court’s ruling in King v. Burwell. Justices upheld federal health care subsidies by a 6-3 vote.

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    Senators Reid and McConnell on Supreme Court Health Care Decision

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Minority Leader Harry Reid, and Senate Lindsey Graham (R-SC) reacted to the Supreme Court’s ruling in King v. Burwell. Justices upheld…

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    Senators Scott and Graham on Charleston Shootings

    Senators Tim Scott (R-SC) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) spoke about the shootings in Charleston, South Carolina, and the reaction in their state. Senator Scott spoke about the victims and…

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    Senator Christopher Murphy on Gun Legislation

    Senator Christopher Murphy (D-CT) called on the Senate to take up gun legislation in response to the shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South…

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