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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued work on a $577 defense spending bill, nominations, and a $1.1 trillion spending deal approved by the House on December 11th. Senator Cruz (R-TX) raised a…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate cleared, by unanimous consent, a resolution continuing current federal funding for two days, giving the chamber time to debate H.R. 83, the $1.1 trillion federal spending bill,…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate considered a House-passed (300-119) defense authorization bill, which authorized $585 billion for defense programs for 2015.

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    Sexual Assault on College Campuses

    The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism held a hearing on sexual assault on college campuses. Studies indicate that one in five women experience sexual assault while…

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    Senator Schumer on 2014 Midterm Elections

    Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) talked about what went wrong for the Democratic Party in the 2014 midterm elections, and its plans for the 2016 elections. He talked about his plans for…

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    Senate Democratic Leaders on Immigration Executive Order

    Senate Democratic leaders held a news conference ahead of President Obama’s prime-time address on immigration policy changes, saying that executive action was not a solution but a…

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate convened for a legislative session.

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    Senate Democratic Agenda

    Senate Democratic leaders held a news conference urging Republicans to work on legislation to increase the minimum wage, reduce student loan debts, and ensure access to birth control.

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate held votes to confirm the following nominations: br/ Jeffery Baran and Stephen Burns were confirmed by roll call to be members of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. br/ Voice…

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    Senate Democratic Leadership on Islamic State Threat

    Senate Democratic leaders held a news conference to urge Congress to authorize Title 10 of the United States Code, giving the president more authority to train and equip moderate groups in…

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    Senate Session

    Senators spoke on a variety of topics including the 13th anniversary of the September 11th attacks and military action against ISIS. The Senate voted on S.J.Res 19, a joint resolution…

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    Financial Regulatory System

    Leaders of federal financial agencies testified on the status of the the rulemaking finalization process and reform policies included in the Dodd-Frank financial regulations law.

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    Senators on Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    A bipartisan group of senators announced a resolution concerning a cease-fire in the Middle East to halt the fighting in Gaza. It urges the Obama administration to guarantee that any…

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    Tax Code and International Taxation

    Finance and tax policy experts testified on the U.S. system of international taxation and ways to reverse the growing trend of American companies reincorporating overseas to avoid paying…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate debated S. 2244, a bill to reauthorize the terrorism risk insurance program for seven years.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed 53-44 the nomination of Ronnie L. White to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri. Members voted to block consideration of S. 2578, a bill to…

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    Monetary Policy and the Economy

    Janet Yellen presented to the committee the Federal Reserve Board’s semiannual report on monetary policy. She said the economy had improved but that the recovery was still not…

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    Senate Democratic Leaders on Contraception Coverage

    Senate Democratic leaders held a news conference to outline their proposed bill, the “Not My Boss’s Business Act,” that would require employers to abide by the health care…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate voted 71-26 to confirm Julian Castro to be secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Senators also debated S. 2363, a bill to make more federal land…

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    Democratic Leaders on Immigration

    House and Senate Democratic leaders held a news conference to mark the one-year anniversary of the Senate’s passage of immigration reform legislation. The House had yet to act on an…

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