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    Higher Education Act Reauthorization

    Education experts testified on the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act, and ways to improve graduation rates. The witnesses that included Witnesses included academic officials…

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    Medical Innovation

    Senators Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Michael Bennet (D-CO), Representative Diana DeGette (D-CO), former CMS Administrator Mark McClellan, former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-TN), and…

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    Campus Sexual Assaults

    Senators Claire McCaskill (D-MO), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) and Dean Heller (R-NV) testified on their bill, the Campus Accountability and Safety Act, intended to combat…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for a rare Sunday session for votes on two amendments to H.R.22, a six-year highway funding bill. Funding was set to expire on July 31. The first amendment, to…

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate convened for a legislative session.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued debate on S.1177. Members voted on amendments and final passage. S. 1177 passed 81-17.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed work on S. 1177, the Every Child Achieves Act, legislation that would change the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law by granting more authority to states and local school…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate resumed debate on S. 1177, the Every Child Achieves Act, legislation that would change the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law by granting more authority to states and local school…

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate resumed debate on S. 1177, the Every Child Achieves Act, legislation that would change the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law by granting more authority to states and local school…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed work on changes to the No Child Left Behind law.

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    Republican Weekly Address

    Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) delivered the weekly Republican address. He talked about the bill currently before Congress to reform the No Child Left Behind Act.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed debate on S. 1177, the Every Child Achieves Act. It would change the No Child Left Behind law by giving more authority to states and local school districts. 

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate resumed debate on S. 1177, the Every Child Achieves Act. It would change the No Child Left Behind Law by giving more authority to states and local school districts.

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate resumed debate on S. 1177, the Every Child Achieves Act. It would change the No Child Left Behind Law by giving more authority to states and local school districts.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate began initial debate on S. 1177, the Every Child Achieves Act, which would change the No Child Left Behind Law by granting more authority to states and local school…

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    College Affordability and Federal Student Aid

    Senate Health Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee Chair Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Education Undersecretary Ted Mitchell were among the speakers at an event on the cost of higher…

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    Senator Lamar Alexander Office Tour

    Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) recalled his walk across Tennessee as part of his successful 1978 gubernatorial campaign, and shared the stories behind political mementos in his Washington,…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate resumed debate on H.R. 1735, a fiscal year 2016 National Defense Authorization bill, which authorizes $612 billion for weapons and defense programs.

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    Justice Department Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request

    Attorney General Loretta Lynch testified on the Justice Department’s fiscal year 2016 budget request. This was her first appearance before Congress since her confirmation as…

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    Improving Disease Treatment

    Dr. Francis Collins was among the three witnesses who updated the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on President Obama’s Precision Medicine…

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