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    Newsmakers with Senator Johnny Isakson

    Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Chair Johnny Isakson (R-GA) talked about efforts to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs and whether they were yielding results. Senator Isakson…

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    Veterans Health Care and Benefits

    The House and Senate Veterans' Affairs Committees held a joint hearing to receive legislative presentations from multiple veterans' service organizations. Topics included the G.I.…

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate resumed debate on H.R. 1314, the legislative vehicle for fast-track trade promotion authority and trade adjustment assistance.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed debate on the motion to proceed to H.R. 1214, a trade promotion authority bill. Earlier, members voted 84-12 to confirm the nomination of Sally Yates to be deputy…

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    Veterans' Health Care and Benefits

    Witnesses, including Deputy Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson, testified at a hearing on the implementation and future of the Veterans Choice program, which allows veterans on…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed debate on H.R. 1191, a bill that would require President Obama to submit any nuclear agreement with Iran to Congress for review.

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA) delivered the weekly Republican address. He argued for congressional passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), which would give U.S. trade negotiators…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate resumed debate on H.R. 1191, a bill that would require the president to submit any nuclear agreement with Iran to Congress for review. 

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    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed debate on H.R. 1191, a bill that would require President Obama to submit any nuclear agreement with Iran to Congress for review. Members confirmed, 87-0, Dava Newman to…

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    Trade Legislation Markup

    The Senate Finance Committee marked up legislation relating to pending trade-related measures. Those measures included trade promotion authority that would give the president broad…

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    Trade Policy

    Thomas Donohue and Richard Trumka testified at a hearing on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade bill, and pending trade agreements. The TPP would give the president authority to…

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    Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act Markup Hearing

    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee met to mark up S. 615, the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015. The bill requires that Congress review and approve any agreements relating to…

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate continued debate on its fiscal year 2016 budget resolution. The Senate voted on a continuous “vote-a-rama” procedure on amendments to S. Con. Res 11, the…

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate convened for a period of morning business and then recessed so that senators could attend an address by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani before a joint meeting of Congress.

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    Deputy Attorney General Nomination Hearing

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing to consider Sally Quillian Yates' nomination for deputy attorney general, the Justice Department’s second-highest position. Topics…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate by a 57-41 margin failed for a third time to end debate on the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015 (S. 178). Democrats voted against cloture because of their…

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    Tax Scam Protection

    Federal and state-level tax, revenue, and justice officials testified on some of the scams being used against taxpayers during the 2015 tax-filing season. The scams ranged from…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate resumed debate on S. 178, the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act

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    Authorization for the Use of Military Force Request

    Secretary of State John Kerry, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter, and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Martin Dempsey testified at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on President…

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    Ukraine-Russia Conflict

    Officials from the Departments of State, Treasury, and Defense testified at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on U.S. policy toward Ukraine and Russia. Topics included the…

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