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    Scalia Confirmation Hearing Day 1

    Justice Scalia responded to questions from committee members about his views regarding such topics as federal-state relationships, the Constitution, death penalty, abortion, national…

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    Senate Session

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    Secretary of HUD Nomination Hearing

    Committee members heard testimony from Andrew Cuomo, son of the former Governor of New York and an assistant secretary at HUD since 1992, President Clinton’s Secretary of Housing and…

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    Senate Session

    HCR 376: A resolution to provide for the preparation of official duplicates of certain legislative papers. HJR 560: A resolution to waive certain enrollment requirements with respect…

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    Welfare Reform Debate

    In a portion of the Senate’s debate on welfare reform, senators debated an amendment by Senator Faircloth which would eliminate cash benefits to unwed mothers under eighteen unless…

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    Welfare Reform Impact

    Democratic Senators briefed reporters on an administration report on the impact of House and Senate versions of welfare reform legislation. They voiced their opposition to these…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate is expected to take up H.R. 8, the Death Tax Elimination Act, and S. 2549, the Department of Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2001.

    Measures Introduced: Eleven bills…

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    Senate Session

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    Ginsburg Confirmation Hearing Day 1 Part 1

    The first Supreme Court nominee of the Clinton administration was
    introduced to the committee by Sen. Moynihan, Sen. D’Amato and Rep.
    Holmes-Norton in the first day of her…

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    Thomas Confirmation Hearing Day 1, Part 1

    Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee made opening statements on the first day of Judge Clarence Thomas' confirmation hearing. Senator Danforth of Missouri and Senator Moynihan of…

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    Life and Career of Daniel Patrick Moynihan

    Senator Daniel Moynihan of New York reminisced about his ten years in the U.S. Senate, and described his early life and his career in politics. This interview was part of the American…

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    Ten Years After the Cold War

    Mr. Buckley and Senator Moynihan talked about the Cold War, the collapse of the Soviet Union, and how the Cold War had shaped current relations with Russia. Following their…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed S.J. Res. 2, to authorize the use of United States Armed Forces pursuant to United Nations Security Council Resolution 678. The Senate passed H.J. Res. 77, to…

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    Federal Judicial Nominations

    The Senate Judiciary Committee considered nominees to fill vacancies on the federal courts. The Judiciary panel met today to hear from five nominees. Among them, Jose Cabranes,…

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    Spiro Agnew Bust Unveiling

    The U.S. Senate dedicated a bust of former Vice President Spiro Agnew. A 1896 resolution dictates that every former vice president is entitled to a bust in the Senate wing of the…

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    Book Discussion on Secrecy: The American Experience

    Senator Moynihan and other panelists spoke about his book Secrecy: The American Experience, published by Yale University Press. The book addresses secrecy as a mode of regulation in…

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    Senate Session

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    Bork Vote

    The Senate voted against confirming the nomination of Judge Bork.

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    Senate Session

    Zell Miller, Democrat of Georgia, was sworn in to take the seat of the late Senator Paul Coverdell. Senator Miller paid tribute to Senator Coverdell in a speech. 

    Measures…

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    Ambassador to South Korea Confirmation

    Members debated the nomination of Donald P. Gregg to be ambassador to South Korea.

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