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    Secretary of Defense Nomination Hearing, Part 3

    Former Senator Chuck Hagel continued testimony on his nomination to be secretary of defense.*Among the topics he addressed were military operations in Afghanistan and Iraq, his opinions and…

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    Secretary of Defense Nomination Hearing, Part 2

    Former Senator Chuck Hagel continued testimony on his nomination to be secretary of defense. Among the topics he addressed were military operations in Afghanistan and Iraq, his…

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    Secretary of Defense Nomination Hearing, Part 1

    Former Senator Chuck Hagel testified on his nomination to be secretary of defense. Among the topics he addressed were military operations in Afghanistan and Iraq, his opinions and…

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    CIA Director and Defense Secretary Nominations

    President Obama nominated John Brennan as director of the Central Intelligence Agency, and Former Senator Chuck Hagel (R-NE) for secretary of defense. He urged the Senate to act…

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    Vietnam Veterans Memorial Ceremony

    The annual Memorial Day observance held at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. included a proclamation to begin the national commemoration of the Vietnam War’s 50th…

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    German Chancellor Merkel Remarks

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel received the Eric M. Warburg Award. She spoke about relations between the U.S., Germany and Europe, focusing on Transatlantic security and economic…

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    War Letters Reading

    Andrew Carroll, editor of War Letters: Extraordinary Correspondence from American Wars, read selections from the book at the Library of Congress. The book is a collection of 200…

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    Senator Chuck Hagel Retirement

    Republican Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel gave his farewell speech to the Senate after serving 12 years. Before his remarks he paid tribute to New Mexico Senator Pete Domenici and…

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    Regulatory Response to the Credit Crisis

    Finance and housing officials testified about federal regulatory responses to the turmoil in the credit markets. They focused primarily on problems associated with the housing market…

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    Senate Session

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    U.S. Credit Markets and Federal Rescue Plan

    Witnesses testified about recent turmoil in the financial markets, regulation of investment banking procedures, and on the need to enact legislation quickly on the Bush Administration $700…

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    Financial Market Rescue Proposals

    Senate Banking Chairman Christopher Dodd and other Senators spoke to reporters after meeting to discuss the government’s proposed plan for the financial markets.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began a period of morning business. Thereafter, the Senate resumed consideration of S.3001, the Department of Defense Authorization bill.

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    Obama News Conference in Jordan

    Senator Barack Obama and members of a congressional delegation held a press conference in Amman, Jordan. Senator Obama talked about U.S. policy in the Middle East and answered…

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    Financial Market Regulation

    The witnesses testified about recent financial market developments and regulatory responses to them. Among the issues they addressed were the housing mortgage crisis, Bush…

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    U.S. Policy Toward Iran

    William Burns testified about U.S. policy toward Iran. Among the topics they addressed were the impact of military operations in Iraq on relations with Iran, the status of efforts to…

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    U.S.-Pakistan Relations

    A hearing was held on upcoming legislation which would lay the foundation for a new approach to relations with Pakistan. The first witness panel consisted of Administration…

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    Local Perspective on the National Infrastructure

    Four mayors from around the country testified about the state of their cities' infrastructure, including their roads, bridges, transit systems, publicly-owned housing properties, and water…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed the nomination G. Steven Agee, of Virginia to be U.S. Circuit Judge.

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    Book Discussion on America: Our Next Chapter

    Senator Chuck Hagel talked about his book America: Our Next Chapter in which he stated that more should have been done to determine whether invading Iraq was the right action to…

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