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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for a legislative session. Senators rejected a motion on a substitute amendment authored by Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK); 60 votes were needed. Senators…

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    Education Testing and Accountability

    State and local officials from around the country testified on potential changes to the No Child Left Behind law, signed into law by President George W. Bush in 2002. Topics of discussion…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for a period of morning business and thereafter resumed consideration of S.1, a bill to approve construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline.

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate convened for a legislative session. Lawmakers debated and voted on amendments to a bill that would approve construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate convened for a legislative session. The Senate resumed post-cloture debate on S.1, a bill that would extend federal regulatory approval to build the Keystone XL pipeline.

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate convened for morning business, with senators permitted to speak on a variety of topics.

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    Ozone Regulations

    Witnesses testified at a Senate Environment and Public Works subcommittee hearing on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed regulations to cut smog and ozone pollution.…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate convened for a legislative session. The Senate considered nominations and a terrorism insurance bill. Earlier, it cleared H.R. 5571, a bill extending certain tax breaks…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate considered a House-passed 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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    Senate Session, Part 2

    After a period of morning business, the Senate debated bills and nominees. They approved two of President Obama’s nominations.

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate convened for a legislative session. Senators from both parties reacted to the Senate Intelligence Committee’s release of its report on CIA enhanced interrogation…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate convened for a legislative session.

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate convened for a legislative session.

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate continued work on a bill to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for the first time since the 2014 midterm elections. Following leader remarks, the Senate was in a period of morning business. At 5:30 Eastern Standard Time,…

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    West Africa Ebola Outbreak

    Federal health officials and health workers testified at a joint hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee and Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on the Ebola…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for legislative business. After Morning Business, they debated a variety of bills. They voted on S. 2199, a bill ensuring men and women receive equal pay for the…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate resumed debate on a joint resolution proposing an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to allow Congress to limit campaign spending in federal elections.

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    Patient Safety

    Medical doctors specializing in patient safety testified at a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions subcommittee on preventable medical errors that can lead to death or serious…

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