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    Marine Corps Commandant Confirmation Hearing

    Lieutenant General Robert Neller gave testimony on his nomination to replace General Joseph Dunford as commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps. General Dunford was nominated to be the new…

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    Army Chief of Staff Confirmation Hearing

    General Mark Milley gave testimony on his nomination to replace outgoing Army Chief of Staff General Ray Odierno. General Milley told the committee that Russia is the greatest national…

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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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    Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Confirmation Hearing

    General Joseph Dunford testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee on his nomination to be the chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Committee members asked General Dunford for his…

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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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    U.S. Strategy Against ISIS

    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Martin Dempsey testified on U.S. strategy in combating ISIS militants in Iraq and Syria. A broad range of topics…

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate voted 60-37 in favor of advancing consideration of trade promotion authority (TPA) legislation passed by the House. 

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    Following leader remarks and an hour of morning business, Senators resumed debate on H.R. 1735, a fiscal year 2016 National Defense Authorization bill, which authorizes $612 billion for…

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    Air Traffic Control Modernization

    Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta was among a panel of witnesses who testified on his agency’s efforts to modernize the air traffic control system,…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate voted 62-38 to advance consideration of a trade promotion authority bill. Senators also voted on several judicial nominations.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued working on fast-track trade authority promotion legislation. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) spoke for approximately 10 hours and 30 minutes in opposition to provisions…

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    Senator Joe Manchin on Bipartisanship

    Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) talked about legislation he is sponsoring that is intended to reduce waste and improve government performance and efficiency. He also talked about his…

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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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    FAA Reauthorization and Airline Safety

    Officials from several aviation safety agencies testified at a hearing on reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Topics included pilot fatigue and training, regulations…

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    Quadrennial Energy Review

    Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz testified at a hearing on the first installment of the Obama administration’s Quadrennial Energy Review (QER). The review provided policy…

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    Senators Joe Manchin and Dianne Feinstein on Iran Nuclear Agreement

    Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) spoke to reporters following a closed-door briefing with Secretary of State John Kerry, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, and Treasury…

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    Fiscal Year 2016 Defense Authorization Request

    The leaders of U.S. Central Command, U.S. Africa Command, and special operations forces testified on their proposed fiscal year 2016 spending for their respective units. They also…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    Members resumed debate and voting on amendments to S.Con.Res. 11, the Senate Republican budget resolution for fiscal year 2016.

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    Federal Communications Commission Oversight Hearing

    The commissioners testified at a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) oversight hearing about operations and budget. The focus was on their recent open Internet vote classifying the…

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    National Wireless Public Safety Network

    Representatives of federal agencies and first responder groups testified at a Senate Commerce Committee hearing hearing on progress made toward establishing the First Responder Network…

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