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    Senate Session

    CR, pp. S1091-S1517. Senate continued consideration of S.2, to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971, to provide for a voluntary system of spending limits and partial public…

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 28 Part 1

    North is questioned further by committee members, including Rep.
    Boland on the Boland amendment. The committee chairs then direct
    summary statements to North. Rep. Hamilton…

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 24

    North answers questions concerning money handling and decision making in the “enterprise,” the network of private companies used to sell arms to Iran and supply the…

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 1

    The proceedings begin with opening statements from Senate and House committee members, including chairmen Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-HI) and Rep. Lee Hamilton (D-IN). After two hours,…

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 7

    McFarlane is questioned about President Reagan’s knowledge of Oliver North’s activities. McFarlane testifies that North seemed to be in regular contact with CIA director…

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    Senate Session

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    Iran's Nuclear Ambitions

    Panelists debated how the world should respond to Iran’s nuclear program. Topics included the U.S. and Israeli positions in the Middle East, the consequences of launching a war…

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    Budget Summit Agreement

    The president and leaders of the Congress announced that they have reached an agreement on the budget. This announcement culminates weeks of budget summit negotiations on the last day…

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    Senate Session

    HCR 376: A resolution to provide for the preparation of official duplicates of certain legislative papers. HJR 560: A resolution to waive certain enrollment requirements with respect…

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 27

    Questioning of Oliver North continued with many members of the
    committee making statements concerning patriotism, democracy and the
    lessons of the Iran-Contra affair.

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 4

    Secord answers questions about meetings he had with Oliver North after the Justice Department initiated its Iran-contra investigation in November 1986. He also discusses the money remaining…

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    Homosexuals in the Military

    Secretary Aspin and Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Nunn responded to questions from reporters in the White House driveway shortly after an evening meeting with President Clinton…

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    Israel-Palestine Conflict

    Former Senator and U.S. Special Envoy to the Middle East George Mitchell spoke about his experiences as Obama’s special envoy, as well as current developments and challenges in the…

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    Congress Celebrates 200th Anniversary

    The House and Senate met jointly to commemorate the two hundredth anniversary of the U.S. Congress. Remarks by leaders are followed by the unveiling of commemorative stamps.

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    Strom Thurmond 90th Birthday Dinner

    Members of Congress and other prominent government officials
    paid tribute to Senator Strom Thurmond on his 90th birthday. The
    keynote speech was delivered by former President Richard…

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    Memorial Service for Former Senator Warren Rudman

    Current and former congressional leaders paid tribute to former New Hampshire Senator Warren B. Rudman who died November 19, 2012, at the age of 82. Senator Rudman was best remembered as a…

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    Democratic Convention Evening Session

    In the second day of the Democratic Convention, Rev. Jackson criticized Republicans and Colin Powell. Former Governor Cuomo scolded President Clinton for signing welfare reform…

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    C-SPAN Election Night Special

    At the close of election day, pairs of guests discussed voting results as they became available, and took questions from viewers. Live shots were shown occasionally of crowds in the…

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 40

    Weinberger is questioned further about his opposition to arms sales to Iran. Weinberger says that the transfer of U.S. arms by Israel, without official U.S. permission, was a violation…

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    Housing Policy

    Members of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Housing Commission talked about the findings of their report calling for the elimination of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac over a five- to…

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