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    Senate Session

    The Senate was expected to resume consideration of an energy policy bill dealing with the electric grid, natural gas exports, energy efficiency standards, and reauthorization of the federal…

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    Generic Drug Approval Process and Accessibility

    Dr. Janet Woodcock, director of the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, testified at a hearing on the accessibility of generic drugs. She talked about progress being…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate continued work on S. 2012, an energy policy bill and confirmed the nomination of John Michael Vasquez as a judge in the federal district court in New Jersey.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate voted 52-40 to block a veto override of President Obama’s veto of a disapproval resolution on Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations governing interstate…

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    Mental Health Care

    Public health officials and advocates testified at a hearing on federal government efforts to improve the quality and accessibility of mental health care in the U.S.

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    President Obama's Executive Actions on Gun Control

    Attorney General Loretta Lynch and other witnesses testified at a hearing on President Obama’s executive actions on gun control. Attorney General Lynch emphasized that the…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate blocked consideration of S. 2232, the Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2015, which requires a full audit of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors and the Federal Reserve…

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    Iran Nuclear Agreement Implementation

    Officials from the State Department and the National Nuclear Security Administration testified at a hearing on implementation of the Iran nuclear agreement.

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    U.S. Strategy in Afghanistan

    Current and former State Department experts on Afghanistan testified on U.S. strategy toward that country. The hearing focused on the level of U.S. troops after 2016, the role of the…

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate passed a continuing resolution to keep the government funded for five more days.

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    U.N. Peacekeeping

    Ambassador Samantha Power and foreign policy specialists Bruce Jones and John Negroponte testified at a hearing on United Nations peacekeeping missions. Many questions focused on the…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate reconvened following a recess to allow Republican senators to attend their party’s weekly caucus lunch.

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate resumed debate on the conference report to the Every Child Achieves Act, which rewrites and reauthorizes the 2001 No Child Left Behind law.

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate resumed debate on the conference report to the Every Child Achieves Act, which rewrites and reauthorizes the 2001 No Child Left Behind law.

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    Senate Democrats on Gun Violence Legislation

    Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Patty Murray (D-WA), Ron Wyden (D-OR), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), and Chris Murphy (D-CT) called for amendments to a budget reconciliation bill to address gun…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed debate on the House-passed budget reconciliation bill, which includes provisions to repeal parts of the Affordable Care Act.

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    Senate Democrats on Syrian Refugees

    Senate Democrats spoke to reporters about the influx of Syrian refugees seeking asylum in the U.S., but said that the program that should be scrutinized following the Paris terrorist…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate approved by voice vote a two-week extension of highway and mass transit funding.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed consideration of H.R. 2029, the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act. Members also confirmed Scott Allen to be the U.S.…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate blocked the fiscal year 2016 defense spending bill. Senators also advanced consideration H.R. 2029, the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies…

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