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    Ginsburg Confirmation Hearings

    Prior to confirmation hearings for Judge John Roberts, a compilation of Senate Judiciary hearings on the nomination of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was shown. Justice Ginsburg’s…

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    Thomas Confirmation Hearings, First Round

    Prior to confirmation hearings for Judge John Roberts, a compilation of the initial Senate Judiciary hearings on the nomination of Justice Clarence Thomas was shown. Justice Thomas'…

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    Scalia Nomination Hearing Day 1 Part 2

    Prior to confirmation hearings for Judge John Roberts and Judge Samuel Alito, a compilation of Senate Judiciary hearings on the nomination of Justice Antonin Scalia was shown. Justice…

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    Strom Thurmond Funeral Service

    Participants paid tribute to the life and career of Senator Strom Thurmond, who had been the longest serving senator in U.S. history. He died at the age of 100. This program includes…

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    Senator Thurmond Interview

    In a taped interview, Senator Thurmond talked about his career in the U.S. Senate, which began in 1954. On May 25 he is the longest-serving senator in U.S. history.

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    Strom Thurmond's Political Memorabilia

    A tour was conducted of Senator Strom Thurmond’s Senate office, filled with political memorabilia from his 48-year Senate career. Senator Thurmond (R-SC) just celebrated his 100th…

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    Senator Thurmond 100th Birthday

    In the Dirksen Senate office building, family, friends, and colleagues gathered to celebrate Senator Strom Thurmond’s 100th birthday. Speakers included current and former…

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

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    Nomination and Confirmation Process

    Witnesses testified about the confirmation process and whether judicial nominees needed to affirmatively demonstrate they merit lifetime appointments to the federal bench, or whether the…

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    Commemorative Coin Unveiling

    Members of the U.S. Capitol Preservation Commission unveiled a commemorative coin designed to benefit the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center.

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    Attorney General Nomination Hearing, Day 3

    In the third day of hearings on the nomination of Senator Ashcroft to be attorney general, proponents and opponents of the nomination testified about his voting record, ideology and ability…

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    Defense Secretary Nomination Hearing

    Mr. Rumsfeld testified about his nomination as secretary of defense and the state of the U.S. military. Among the issues he addressed were missile defense, weapons systems…

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    Senate Session

    Measures Introduced: Three bills were introduced, as follows: S. 3272-3274. Page S11575 Continuing Resolution: By a unanimous vote of 99 yeas (Vote No. 295), Senate passed H.J.…

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    Defense Authorization Act Enrollment Ceremony

    The House Republican Conference held an event to discuss defense spending and federal budget negotiations. Legislation was passed which included military personnel pay raises and was…

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    Oversight of the U.S. Sentencing Commission

    Witnesses testified about sentencing guidelines across the U.S. Among the issues they addressed were how the guidelines were being applied, reviews of departures from the guidelines, and…

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    Senate Session

    Measures Introduced: Sixteen bills and seven resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 3190-3205, S. Res. 371-376, and S. Con. Res. 150. Page S10411-12 Special Report…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate will convene at 9:30 am to resume consideration of S. 2045, the American Competitiveness in the 21st Century Act of 2000, re: H-1B Visas. The vote on final passage of S.…

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