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    Senate Session

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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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    Thomas Confirmation Hearing Day 1, Part 2

    Senators Nunn and Fowler of Georgia, Warner and Robb of Virginia, and Bond and Danforth of Missouri presented Judge Thomas to the Judiciary Committee. Judge Thomas made an opening…

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    National Teacher of the Year

    With teachers of the year from all 50 states in the audience,
    President Clinton presented the National Teacher of the Year award to
    science teacher Philip Bigler. In his remarks, the…

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    Shooting from the Lip: Book Party

    A book party was held at the Jefferson Hotel for the publication of Shooting from the Lip: The Life of Senator Al Simpson, written by Donald Hardy. Senator Simpson was shown mingling…

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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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    Iran's Nuclear Program

    Panelists talked about the effects of Iran’s nuclear program on global oil prices and the subsequent effect on the U.S. economy. They focused on the Bipartisan Policy…

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    Homosexuals in the Military

    The committee heard testimony from Department of Defense officials on the administration’s new policy concerning homosexuals in the U.S. military. The previous day, President…

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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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    Campaign Almanac

    Tennessee and Massachusetts campaign coverage included background information on the states, the issues and how the races are playing. Also campaign commercials from a variety of races…

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    Democratic Convention Afternoon Session

    Congressional, senatorial and gubernatorial candidates spoke to delegates.

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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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    Campaign Almanac

    In an election eve campaign overview, the impact, influence, and possible outcomes of the midterm elections were discussed by guests. They focused on races in Pennsylvania, Tennessee,…

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    Democratic National Convention Day 3 Afternoon

    Candidates, office holders and others spoke to delegates about the Democratic position on several issues including affirmative action, hate crimes, gun control, health care and…

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    Senate Session

    Senator Moseley-Braun moved to reconsider an amendment to the
    National Community Service Bill, and, after more than four hours of
    heated debate, the motion to reconsider was…

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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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    Joel Spivak Radio Talk Show

    Mr. Harrison, the guest host of the Joel Spivak Show, and his guests discussed the ten most talked-about persons, topics and events of the year according to Talkers magazine. They…

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    Campaign Almanac

    Maryland gubernatorial and Georgia gubernatorial and congressional campaigns coverage included background on the states and the candidates, the issues and the status of the races.

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    Campaign Almanac

    Washington congressional and California gubernatorial and senatorial campaign coverage included background information on the states and the candidates, the issues, and the status of the…

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    Senate Session

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