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    Senate Debate on North Korea Sanctions Enforcement

    Senators Menendez and Lee debated a bill dealing with sanctions against North Korea in light of the country’s recent missile launch.

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    Senate Debate on North Korea Sanctions Enforcement

    Senators talked about H.R. 757, the North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act, in light of the country’s recent missile launch.

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    Senate Debate on North Korea Sanctions Enforcement

    Senators Bob Corker (R-TN) and Ben Cardin (D-MD), the chair and ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, talked about H.R. 757, the North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act,…

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    Senator McCain on Interrogation Practices

    Senator John McCain (R-AZ) condemned what he called “loose talk” on the presidential campaign trail over the use of torture.

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    Senator Lankford on Fiscal Year 2017 Federal Budget Request

    Senator James Lankford (R-OK) spoke about President Obama’s fiscal year 2017 budget proposal, saying that Congress needed a new structure for processing and subsequently releasing the…

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    Flint Water Debate

    The Senate rejected an attempt to advance the first comprehensive energy policy legislation in nearly ten years. Senators rejected the bill because certain types of amendments were…

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    Senators Murkowski and Cantwell on Energy Bill

    Energy Committee Chair Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Ranking Member Maria Cantwell (D-WA) spoke about bipartisan energy legislation being considered by the Senate. They said the bill would…

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    Senator Leahy on Roe v. Wade Anniversary

    Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) spoke on the Senate floor about his experiences prosecuting an abortion case before he came to the Senate.

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    Senators Murray and Hirono on Roe v. Wade Anniversary

    Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Mazie Hirono (D-HI) spoke about the 43rd anniversary of the Roe v. Wade U.S. Supreme Court decision.

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    Senator Lankford on Roe v. Wade

    Senator James Lankford (R-OK) spoke on the Senate floor about the 43rd anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision.

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    Senators Reid and McConnell on Syria Refugees Bill

    Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) previewed a vote on a bill to vet Syrian refugees. Senator Reid said the bill was exclusionary,…

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    Senators Paul and Brown on Federal Reserve Transparency

    Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), sponsor of the Audit the Fed bill, said the Federal Reserve is “shrouded in secrecy,” not accountable, and creates money out of nowhere. He argued…

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    Senator Cornyn on the State of the Union

    Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) said President Obama’s 2009 economic address to a joint session of Congress was a hopeful and optimistic speech, appealing “to the better angels of…

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    Senator Thune on the State of the Union

    Senator John Thune (R-SD), speaking on the chamber floor the morning of President Obama’s State of the Union address, offered his own assessment on the state of the union. He…

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    Senate Leaders McConnell and Reid on State of the Union Address

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) opened the Senate talking about President Obama’s final State of the Union address that would be delivered that evening. He said the…

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    Senators Toomey, Heller and Brown on Federal Reserve Transparency

    Senators debated Senator Rand Paul’s (R-KY) Audit the Fed bill, which would repeal restrictions on Government Accountability Office (GAO) reviews of the Federal Reserve Bank’s…

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    Senators Mikulski and Cochran on Federal Spending

    Senate Appropriations Committee Ranking Member Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) and Chair Thad Cochran (R-MS) urged senators to support the 2016 omnibus spending bill that includes expiring tax…

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    Senator McCain on Combating ISIS

    Senate Armed Services Committee chair John McCain (R-AZ) spoke about combating ISIS. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), or…

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    Senators McConnell and Reid on Budget Deal

    Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) commented on the ongoing work regarding government funding and expiring tax provisions. While Senator…

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    Senators McCain and Durbin on Russian Rocket Engines

    Senate Armed Services Committee Chair John McCain (R-AZ) spoke on the Senate floor against a part of the proposed omnibus budget bill that would lift the ban on Russian-made rocket…

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