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    Senators McCain and Graham on Strategy for Islamic State

    Senator McCain (R-AZ) spoke on the Senate floor against President Obama’s plan to combat the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL). He said the U.S. was not safer than it was on September 11,…

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    Senate Minority Whip Cornyn on September 11 Terrorist Attacks

    Minority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX) reflected on the 13th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks that took the lives of nearly 3000 people.

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    Senate Minority Leader McConnell on September 11 Terrorist Attacks

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnel (R-KY) reflected on the 13th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks that took the lives of nearly 3000 people.

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    Senate Majority Leader Reid on September 11 Terrorist Attacks

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) reflected on the 13th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks that took the lives of nearly 3000 people.

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    Senators Reid and McConnell on U.S. Strategy toward ISIS

    Senators Reid (D-NV) and McConnell (R-KY) spoke on the Senate floor about the threat posed by the Islamic State militant group and what the Senators would like to hear from the President in…

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    Senator Kaine on Military Force Against Terrorists

    Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) called on President Obama to seek authorization from Congress before taking military action against ISIL. The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also…

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    Senator Bill Nelson on Military Force Against Terrorists

    Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) announced a resolution authorizing military force against the ISIL. The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), also known as the Islamic State of Iraq…

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    Senator Cruz on Terrorism and American Citizenship

    Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) introduced legislation that would strip U.S. citizenship from Americans who join, or provide material assistance to, a terrorist organization.

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    Senator Cornyn on Campaign Contributions

    Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) spoke on the Senate floor about a proposed constitutional amendment on campaign finance, saying what Democrats really wanted was publicly-funded elections.

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    Senator Durbin on Campaign Contributions

    Senator Durbin (D-IL) spoke on the Senate floor about a proposed constitutional amendment to allow Congress to limit campaign contributions.

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    Senator Jim Jeffords Farewell Address

    Senator Jim Jeffords (I-VT) delivered his farewell address to the Senate. He talked about his experiences and thanked his colleagues. Senator Jeffords had not sought re-election…

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    Senators on Passage of Iron Dome Funding

    Senators Mitch McConnell (R-KY), John McCain (R-AZ), and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) spoke about the Senate’s approval of $225 million in emergency spending to replenish Israel’s…

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    Senator Reid on Senate Agenda

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) warned senators that when they returned after the August 2014 break, there would be no weekends off until the next break at the end of September…

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    Senator Mikulski on Immigration

    Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) spoke on the Senate floor about immigration.

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    Senator Sessions on Immigration

    Senator Jeff Session (R-AL) spoke on the Senate floor about immigration.

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    Senate Debate on Supplemental Spending

    Senators Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) and Roy Blount (R-MO) spoke about a $3.6 billion emergency spending bill. The bill included $2.7 billion for more immigration judges, detention…

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    Senators on Israel's Iron Dome

    Senators spoke about U.S funds to support Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system.

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    Senators on Veterans Affairs Nominee Robert McDonald

    Senators spoke on the floor in support of the nomination of Robert McDonald to be secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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    Senators on Amendment to Highway Funding Bill

    Senators Bob Corker (R-TN) and Barbara Boxer (D-CA) spoke in opposition to how the Highway Trust Fund extension was being paid for, a proposal known as “pension smoothing.” They…

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    Senate Majority Leader Reid on Veterans' Health Care

    Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) spoke on the Senate floor about veterans health care, and the bipartisan, bicameral bill crafted by Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Representative Jeff…

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