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    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed debate on H.R. 1191, a bill that would require President Obama to submit any nuclear agreement with Iran to Congress for review.

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    FAA Reauthorization and Airline Safety

    Officials from several aviation safety agencies testified at a hearing on reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Topics included pilot fatigue and training, regulations…

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    Homeland Security Department Oversight

    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testified at an oversight hearing on his agency’s priorities. Topics included the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program,…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate resumed debate on H.R. 1191, a bill that would require the president to submit any nuclear agreement with Iran to Congress for review. 

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    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed debate on S. 178, the Justice for Victims of Human Trafficking Act. The bill includes a provision barring money from victims' funds from being spent on…

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate continued debate on its fiscal year 2016 budget resolution. The Senate voted on a continuous “vote-a-rama” procedure on amendments to S. Con. Res 11, the…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    Members resumed debate and voting on amendments to S.Con.Res. 11, the Senate Republican budget resolution for fiscal year 2016.

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    Members resumed debate and voting on amendments to S. Con.bRes. 11, the Senate Republican budget resolution for fiscal year 2016.

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    Deputy Attorney General Nomination Hearing

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing to consider Sally Quillian Yates' nomination for deputy attorney general, the Justice Department’s second-highest position. Topics…

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    Federal Communications Commission Oversight Hearing

    The commissioners testified at a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) oversight hearing about operations and budget. The focus was on their recent open Internet vote classifying the…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate unanimously approved Carlos Monje, Jr., 94-0, for assistant secretary of the Department of Transportation.  Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) fave his maiden speech on the Senate…

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    National Wireless Public Safety Network

    Representatives of federal agencies and first responder groups testified at a Senate Commerce Committee hearing hearing on progress made toward establishing the First Responder Network…

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    Navy Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request

    Navy Secretary Raymond Mabus, Naval Operations Chief Admiral John Greenert, and Marine Corps Commandant General Joseph Dunford testified at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the…

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    Music Market Governance

    Music industry leaders testified at a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on antitrust, competition policy and consumer rights. Witnesses talked about how streaming music…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate voted, 53-46 to disapprove the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) rule on unions. The Senate failed to override President Obama’s veto of S.1, a bill to construct…

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    Defense Department Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request

    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Martin Dempsey testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee on the fiscal year 2016 budget request for the…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate convened for a legislative session and voted to proceed to S.J. Res. 8, the Congressional Review Act, expressing disapproval of a National Labor Relations Board rule on union…

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    Attorney General Nomination Vote

    The Senate Judiciary Committee met in executive session to consider and vote on the nomination of Loretta Lynch to be attorney general, as well as legislation under its…

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    Developments in Afghanistan

    Afghanistan Operations Commander General John Campbell testified on developments in Afghanistan. He told committee members that he had provided the Obama administration with options…

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    U.S. Supply Chain

    Officials from the food and freight industries testified at a Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation subcommittee hearing on the role of ports in the U.S. supply chain, and challenges…

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