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    Cable Telecommunications Act, Day 1 Part 1

    Senator Inouye talked about the history of governmental regulation of cable and the telecommunication industry. Senators Ford and Gore also offered opening remarks. The panel was…

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    Cable Telecommunications Act, Day 2 Part 1

    Senators Gore and McCain gave short comments. They gave their opinions on the proceedings.

    Mr. Sikes said that cable markets are not open markets due to the 1984 Cable…

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    Senate Session

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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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    September 11 Commission: National Security Council

    Dr. Rice testified under oath about the Bush administration’s counterterrorism policies before and after terrorist attacks on the U.S. on September 11, 2001. Among the issues she…

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    Senate Session

    By 52 yeas to 48 nays, the Senate confirmed the nomination of Clarence Thomas of Georgia as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

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    Book Discussion on Slade Gorton: A Half Century in Politics

    John Hughes, chief oral historian in the Office of the Secretary of State for the state of Washington, recounts the political career of Slade Gorton, three-term Republican senator from…

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    Chinese Cyberattacks

    Witnesses testified about industrial espionage by Chinese hackers at a hearing on cyber crimes and human rights in China. They spoke about the impact of Chinese cyber attacks on…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate will convene at 9:30 am to for final remarks on H.J.Res. 110, a resolution making further continuing appropriations for FY 2001. A vote on the resolution will occur at 10:00…

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    September 11 Crisis Management

    Commission staff members detailed the events of the morning of September 11, 2001 in which terrorists hijacked four airplanes in a coordinated attack on the U.S. and the minute-to-minute…

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    Senate Session

    Daily Digest ------------------------------------------------------------------------ ------------------------------------------------------------------------ HIGHLIGHTS Senate passed…

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    Senate Session

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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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    State of U.S. National Security

    Former 9/11 Commission Co-Chairs Tom Kean and Congressman Lee Hamilton, and other members of the commission, said the U.S. had failed to make progress on nine of 41 counter-terrorism…

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    National War Powers Commission Findings

    Members of the National War Powers Commission presented the commission’s unanimous report on the respective war powers of the president and Congress. They recommended that…

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    September 11 Terrorist Plot, Morning Session

    Committee staff members and intelligence officials testified about the development and execution of the plot to use commercial aircraft as weapons of terror in an attack on major U.S.…

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    September 11 Terrorist Plot, Afternoon Session

    Committee staff members and intelligence officials testified about the development and execution of the plot to use commercial aircraft as weapons of terror in an attack on major U.S.…

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

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    High Technology Impact on the U.S. Economy

    Witnesses testified about how computers and the Internet affected the U.S. economy and how it had changed education. They also addressed the issues of intellectual property, security…

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