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    Senator Durbin on Surgeon General Nominee

    Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) spoke in support of the nomination of Vivek Murthy to be surgeon general. He said Republicans opposed Dr. Murthy because of political…

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    Senator Barrasso on Opposition to Surgeon General Nominee

    Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) spoke on the Senate floor about his opposition to the nomination of Vivek Murthy to be surgeon general. He said Dr. Murthy did not have enough…

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    Majority Leader Reid Tribute to Senators Johnson and Harkin

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) paid tribute to retiring Senators Tim Johnson (D-SD) and Tom Harkin (D-IA).

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    Senator McConnell Tribute to Senator Chambliss

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke about his experiences working with Senator Saxby Chambliss (R-GA), who was retiring. He told a story about Senator Chambliss getting a…

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    Senators Reid and Lee

    Majority Leader leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) made closing remarks before the Senate adjourned for the day.

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    Senator Tim Johnson Farewell Address

    Retiring Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) in his farewell speech said the Senate had “lost its way.” Afterward, Senator John Thune (R-SD) also paid tribute to his service.

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    Senators Warren and Graham on Federal Spending

    Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) spoke about the power of big banks in relation to the omnibus spending bill to fund the government through the end of fiscal year 2015. Senator Lindsey…

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    Senator John McCain Tribute to Senator Carl Levin

    Senator John McCain (R-AZ) paid tribute to Senator Carl Levin (D-MI), who was retiring at the end of the year. Senator McCain spoke about his experiences working with Senator Levin on the…

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    Senate Tributes to Senator Carl Levin

    Members paid tribute to retiring Senator Carl Levin (D-MI)

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    Senator Tom Harkin Farewell Address and Tributes

    Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) gave his farewell address, which was followed by tributes from fellow senators.

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    Senator Cruz on Federal Spending

    Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) spoke about his opposition to the omnibus spending bill to fund the government through the end of fiscal year 2015.

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    Senator Jeff Sessions on Federal Spending and Immigration

    Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL), the ranking member of the Senate Budget Committee, criticized the inability to offer an amendment on the federal spending bill to prevent President…

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    Senators on Federal Spending Bill

    Senators Barb Mikulski (D-MD), Tom Udall (D-NM), Patty Murray (D-WA), Mike Lee (R-UT), and Patrick Leahy (D-VT) spoke on the Senate floor about the omnibus spending bill to fund the…

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    Senate Tribute to Senator Mark Udall

    Senator Michael Benet (D-CO) talked about his departing colleague, Senator Mark Udall (D-CO), highlighting conservation, renewable electricity, aerospace, the National Security Agency…

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    Senator Mark Begich Farewell Address and Tributes

    Senator Mark Begich (D-AK) gave his farewell address, which was followed by tributes from fellow Senators. Senator Begich talked about helping Alaskans, veterans benefits, social…

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    Senator Carl Levin on CIA

    Senator Carl Levin (D-MI) spoke on the Senate floor about a CIA cable regarding a potential connection between Iraq and a September 11, 2001, hijacker. The Senator accused President…

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    Senator Coburn Farewell Address

    Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) delivered his farewell address to the Senate.  He was stepping down two years before the end of his term. Senator Coburn criticized the Senate, saying…

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    Senator Mark Udall on CIA Interrogations Report

    In remarks on the Senate floor, outgoing Senator Mark Udall (D-CO) called for the resignation of CIA Director John Brennan in the wake of the release of a Senate Intelligence Committee…

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    Senators McCain and Rockefeller on CIA Interrogations

    Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) reacted to the release of a Senate Intelligence Committee report on the CIA’s use of enhanced interrogation techniques.

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    Senator Chambliss on CIA Interrogations

    Senate Select Intelligence Committee Vice Chair Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) reacted to the release of the committee’s report on the CIA’s use of enhanced interrogation techniques.

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