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    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed debate on a $3.6 billion emergency supplemental spending bill, which included $2.7 billion to deal with southern border issues, $225 million for Israel’s Iron Dome…

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    Following leaders' remarks and a period of morning hour, The Senate considered the nomination of Robert McDonald for secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate took cloture votes on three district judge nominations.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate debated S. 2244, a bill to reauthorize the terrorism risk insurance program for seven years.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed 53-44 the nomination of Ronnie L. White to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri. Members voted to block consideration of S. 2578, a bill to…

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    Emergency Funding for Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

    Witnesses testified on President Obama’s request for emergency funds to deal with the flood of migrant children from Central America at the U.S. border. The respective…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened with a period of morning business. Senators confirmed 75-22 Shawn Donovan for director of the Office of Management.

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    Following a period of morning business, the Senate continued work on S. 2363, a bill introduced by Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC), that would make more federal land available for public hunting…

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate held five roll call votes, including four district court confirmations and a motion to invoke cloture on Leon Rodriguez to be director of the United States Citizenship and…

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    Senate Session

    Following a period of morning business, the Senate voted on a motion to invoke cloture for several judicial nominations.

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    Fiscal Year 2015 Defense Appropriations

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Joint Chiefs Chair General Martin Dempsey testified about the fiscal year 2015 defense budget request. They answered questions about the situations in…

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    Department of Homeland Security Oversight

    Secretary Jeh Johnson testified at a Senate Judiciary Committee oversight hearing on the Department of Homeland Security. In opening remarks, Secretary Johnson spoke about the…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak for up to ten minutes each. Members voted on three judicial confirmation votes as well as the…

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    Campaign Finance

    Witnesses that included Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) testified at a hearing on a proposed constitutional amendment in response to the…

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    Green Mountain College Commencement Address

    Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) gave the commencement address to the 2014 Green Mountain College graduating class. He addressed global issues such as land mines, human trafficking, child…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak for up to ten minutes each. The nomination of David Barron to be a federal appeals court judge was…

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    Federal Bureau of Investigation Oversight

    Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey testified at an oversight hearing on FBI operations and policy. He talked about the agency’s procedures and practices…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for legislative business.

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate convened for a period of morning business and then resumed consideration of the motion to proceed to S.2262, the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for a legislative session.

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