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    Senate Committee Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Overview

    Treasury Secretary Geithner gave an overview of President Obama’s budget proposals for fiscal year 2010. He spoke about the projected budget deficit of $1.8 trillion in fiscal 2009,…

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    U.S. Policy Toward Iraq

    Secretary Rice testified about the Bush administration’s latest Iraq policy and plans to add 21,500 troops to the forces stationed in Iraq in an effort to bring greater security to…

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    Senate Session, Part 1

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    Senate Session

    The Senate health care bill faces its first challenge in a late-night procedural vote. Yesterday, Senator Ben Nelson (D-NE) said he’s prepared to vote for the bill after reaching…

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

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    Vote on Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense

    The Senate Armed Services Committee approved the nomination of Chuck Hagel to be secretary of defense by a 14-11 margin. All 14 Democrats supported the nomination, and 11 Republicans…

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    Senate Session

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    Afghanistan Strategy Assessment

    General Stanley McChrystal and Ambassador Karl Eikenberry testified about plans to send an additional 30,000 U.S. troops to Afghanistan and subsequent goals to begin reducing troop levels…

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    White House Budget Director Confirmation Hearing

    The Senate Budget Committee held a confirmation hearing on the nomination of Jacob Lew to be director, Office of Management and Budget. Senators questions focused on several issues…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

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    The Speaker Orders the Cameras to Pan the Chamber

    Speaker O’Neill’s words were taken down when he answered Rep. Gingrich (R-GA) on the floor concerning the Speaker’s decision to order the cameras to pan the chambers…

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    Fiscal Policy

    Mr. Greenspan testified about the state of the economy, saying that growth had stagnated. He also said that interest rates might be lowered, modest tax cuts could help stimulate…

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    Threats to U.S. National Security

    Intelligence leaders testified at an annual hearing about security threats facing the U.S. at home and abroad. Among the issues they discussed were al-Qaida, Iran, Pakistan, and cyber…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate took up Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s plan for the debt reduction.

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    Senate Health Care Legislation Markup, Day 7, Part 4

    The Senate Finance Committee continued its seventh day of debating amendments to the health care bill. Amendments focused on government financing, affordability, and restrictions on…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate health care debate is temporarily on hold as Senators debate the FY 2010 Defense spending bill. Throughout the day, Senators may continue to speak on health care legislation…

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    Gas Prices and Energy Policy

    Oil and gas industry executives testified on ending tax breaks for the largest multinational oil and gas companies. Senate Democrats and the Obama administration had proposed ending…

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    Future of Journalism and Newspapers

    Witnesses testified about challenges facing the newspaper industry, how the media landscape has changed with the introduction of digital technology, and new models and improvements in…

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    Senate Ceremonial Swearing-in

    Vice President Biden held a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony with newly-elected and re-elected senators. The event happens at the start of each Congress in the Old Senate…

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