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    Tax Code and International Taxation

    Finance and tax policy experts testified on the U.S. system of international taxation and ways to reverse the growing trend of American companies reincorporating overseas to avoid paying…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed 94-0 Julie Carnes, of Georgia, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit.

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    Chronic Illness

    The Senate Finance Committee held a hearing on the problems faced by patients living with chronic disease illness, and some of the shortcomings in the health care system. Among the…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate advanced the nomination of Cheryl Ann Krause as judge in the U.S. Third Circuit. Members also voted on the ambassadorial nominations of Stuart Jones, Iraq, and Robert…

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    Congressional Financial Agenda

    Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) talked about ongoing financial issues in Congress. He addressed taxes, trade, spending, job creation, and savings. Senator Wyden said his overall goal for…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate considered the nomination of Crystal Nix-Hines for the rank of ambassador during her tenure as the U.S. representative to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate failed to invoke cloture on S. 2432, a bill to provide for the refinancing of certain federal student loans. The Senate was scheduled to vote at 4 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time…

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    Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act

    Witnesses testified on a House-passed bill reigns in National Security Agency’s (NSA) metadata surveillance programs conducted under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA).…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed by a 78-17 margin Sylvia Burwell to be secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. They also confirmed by voice vote Carolyn Hessler-Radelet to be…

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    Student Loan Debt

    Witnesses testified on student loan debt and its effects on borrowers, career choice, and the economy. Brittany Jones talked about her struggles with student loan debt impeded her…

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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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    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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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate convened for a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. Following a vote at 12:15 on the confirmation of Stanley Fischer to be a…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate reconvened to work on judicial nominations and legislation to extend tax breaks.

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate voted on the motions to invoke cloture on the nominations of Rosemary Marquez, of Arizona, to be United States District Judge for the District of Arizona, Douglas L. Rayes, of…

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    Health and Human Services Confirmation Hearing

    The Senate Finance Committee held a confirmation hearing to consider the nomination of Sylvia Mathews Burwell to be secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. This was her…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for legislative business.

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    Senator Wyden on Extending Tax Breaks

    Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) spoke on the Senate floor about a bill to extend certain tax breaks that expired at the end of 2013.

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate is in a period of Morning Business with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. Earlier, senators voted to advance H.R. 3474, a legislative vehicle that would…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate resumed consideration of the motion to proceed to S.2262, the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act.

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