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    Senior Military Commander Nominees

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a confirmation hearing for several military commanders. The commander chosen to replace General David Petraeus in Afghanistan was Lieutenant…

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for a period of morning business and thereafter began consideration of S.1867, the Department of Defense Authorization Act. Members approved a continuing resolution…

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    Afghanistan Strategy Assessment

    General Stanley McChrystal and Ambassador Karl Eikenberry testified about plans to send an additional 30,000 U.S. troops to Afghanistan and subsequent goals to begin reducing troop levels…

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for a period of morning business and thereafter resumed consideration of S 2038, the STOCK Act, with senators continuing to come to the floor to offer their amendments.

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

    The Senate debated the $636 billion Pentagon spending bill. The measure also carries short-term extensions of unemployment benefits, highway and transit funding, key pieces of the…

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    Aviation Security

    Witnesses testified on changes in airline security operations and policy in the ten years since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Among the issues they addressed were the pilot…

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    Investment Banks and the Financial Crisis, Directors

    Current and former directors from Goldman Sachs testified about investment and trading activities of Goldman Sachs and other investment banks involving residential mortgage based securities…

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    Gays and Lesbians in the Military

    Defense Secretary Robert Gates and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Mike Mullen testified on the potential repeal of the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”…

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    Senate Session

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    CIA Director Nomination Hearing

    The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence held a hearing on the nomination of John Brennan to become director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Senator Mark Warner (D-VA)…

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    *Around 2:25pm, the Senate will vote on the Wicker Amdt #14, re: TSA collective bargaining (subject to 60 vote threshold).

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    Senate Session

    Senator Byrd spoke against using reconciliation on a tax bill and cited a conversation in 1994 in which he opposed using it on the Clinton health care bill.

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    Gulf Coast Oil Spill

    Homeland Secretary Janet Napolitano and Coast Guard Deputy National Incident Commander Peter Neffenger testified on the response to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill and clean up…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

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    Violence and Political Unrest in Syria

    Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Joint Chiefs Chairman Martin Dempsey testified on the violence in Syria. Several committee members pressed for military action against the forces of…

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    Senate Session

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