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    Mine Safety, Experts Panel

    Mine safety officials testified on proposals to invest in mine safety programs, focusing on efforts to prevent mine disasters. They focused on the April 5, 2010 explosion at Massey…

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    Mine Safety, Company Panel

    Don Blankenship and Cecil Roberts testified about the April 5, 2010 explosion at Massey Energy’s Upper Big Branch Mine, as well as the company’s safety record. Several…

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    Senator Robert Byrd on Congressional Service

    On November 18, 2009, Senator Robert Byrd (D-WV) became the longest serving Member of Congress having served in the House since 1953 and the Senate since 1958. He spoke briefly in the…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for a period of morning business with two hours of tributes to Senator Robert Byrd. Thereafter the Senate resumed consideration of David Hamilton to the U.S.…

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for a period of morning business and thereafter returned to debate on the fiscal year 2010 Defense Programs Conference Report.

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for a period of morning business and then debated the Homeland Security Conference Report.

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

    The Senate began with a period of morning business until 12:30 p.m., during which time Senators paid tribute to Senator Kennedy.  Following morning business, the Senate resumed…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began a period of morning business.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened the first session of the 111th Congress. Members were sworn in.

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    Tribute to Senator Ted Stevens (R-AK)

    Senators paid tribute to departing Senator Ted Stevens (R-AK). They praised his service during six terms in the Senate. Senator Stevens lost a re-election campaign in Alaska amid…

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

    U.S. Senate

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    Senate Session

    U.S. Senate

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    Iraqi Government Corruption

    A hearing was held on corruption and waste in Iraq by U.S. contractors and the Iraqi government. The panel heard from two former high-level Iraqi officials and a former senior adviser…

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    Senate Session

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

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    Defense Contracts in Iraq and Afghanistan

    Military officials testified about Defense Department contracts awarded for reconstruction and support operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. They focused various contracts awarded, the…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and resumed consideration of the House message accompanying H.R.2642, the Supplemental Appropriations bill. br/ The Senate upon reconsideration passed Bill H.R. 2419…

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