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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed a three-month extension for highway and mass transit programs in order to meet the July 31 funding deadline. Members also passed a six-year highway funding bill,…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate resumed initial debate on a six-year highway and transit funding bill.

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate convened for a legislative session and continued debate on the highway funding bill.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate debated and approved the House-passed trade promotion authority (TPA) bill by a 60-38 vote. 

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    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed debate on H.R. 1735, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016.

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    Presidential Remarks at Richard Blumenthal Fundraiser

    President Obama spoke at a campaign fundraiser in Stamford, Connecticut for state Attorney General Richard Blumenthal who was running as the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate. His…

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    Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal News Conference

    Connecticut Attorney General and U.S. Senate Candidate Blumenthal speaks to reporters about a New York Times report claiming he had distorted his record on service during the Vietnam War.…

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    Criminal Prosecutions for Financial Fraud

    Legal experts testified about potential legal means to prosecute Wall Street brokers for fraud when they act against the interests of clients. Following their testimony, Assistant…

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    Housing Market Fraud

    State attorneys general spoke to reporters following a meeting with state and federal officials on combating fraud against consumers in the housing markets.

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    Children on Social Networking Websites

    A discussion was held on protecting children from sexual predators on social networking sites. Among the topics addressed were law enforcement policies and practices, technology…

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    Nursing Home Safeguards

    Witnesses testified about the quality of nursing home care, safety and security of patients in nursing facilities, and enforcement of regulations governing the administration of nursing…

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    Insider Trading and Hedge Funds

    The Senate Committee on the Judiciary held a hearing on enforcement of criminal insider trading and hedge fund activity. The hearings focused on whistle-blowing protections and Gary…

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    Judicial Nominations Hearing

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the nominations of Michael Wallace to the 5th Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals and of Vanessa Bryant to the U.S. District Court of…

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    Connecticut Democratic Party Senate Campaign

    Connecticut Democratic Party leaders spoke to reporters about the results of the primary election and stated their support for Ned Lamont, who had defeated incumbent Democratic Senator…

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    Making the Internet Safe for Children, Day 2

    The committee held a hearing about sexual child predators who operate on the Internet and whether or not major Internet service, content providers, and social networking Web sites are doing…

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    No Child Left Behind Hearing on Testing

    Witnesses testified in the second in a series of regional hearings on the No Child Left Behind Act. Several Connecticut officials talked about the debate in that state over testing and…

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    Taxpayer Privacy Rules Public Comment

    The Internal Revenue Service held a public hearing on proposed regulations to protect the privacy of taxpayers while facilitating electronic tax administration. Representatives of…

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    Education Funding Lawsuit

    Mr. Blumenthal via video feed discussed the filing of a federal lawsuit on Monday by the state of Connecticut that challenged the No Child Left Behind program. He argued that the…

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    Insurance Brokerage and Regulation Practices

    Witnesses testified before the committee about regulation of the insurance industry and potential conflicts of interest for insurance brokers. They spoke about insurance brokerage…

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    Internet Gambling

    Witnesses testified about ways to regulate Internet gambling. Among the topics they addressed were restricting the flow of funds to gaming sites by regulating credit card companies or…

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