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    Military Nominations

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a nomination hearing for Army Lieutenant General Joseph Votel to be promoted to general and head the U.S. Special Operations Command, Army General…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened with a period of morning business. Senators confirmed 75-22 Shawn Donovan for director of the Office of Management.

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    Border Security

    Officials from the Homeland Security, Health and Human Services, Justice, and State Departments testified on actions their agencies were taking in response to the influx of unaccompanied…

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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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    Military Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, Senator McCain

    Senator John McCain (R-AZ) spoke briefly to reporters at the Senate subway stop following a closed-door Armed Services Committee hearing with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Joint…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for a legislative session.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate advanced the nomination of Cheryl Ann Krause as judge in the U.S. Third Circuit. Members also voted on the ambassadorial nominations of Stuart Jones, Iraq, and Robert…

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    Veterans Affairs Overhaul Conference Meeting

    Members of the House and Senate met to negotiate differences between their respective bills to overhaul the Veterans Affairs Department (VA). The bills sought to improve access to care and…

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    Senate Session

    Following a period of morning business, the Senate resumed initial work on H.R. 4660, the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Appropriations bill.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed initial work on H.R. 4660, the Commerce, Science, Justice and Related Agencies Appropriations bill.

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    High-Speed Stock Transactions and Insider Trading

    Witnesses testified on stock market conflicts of interest in high-frequency trading practices, and their impact on consumer confidence. Committee Chair Carl Levin (D-MI) in his opening…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for a legislative session.

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    Senators Graham and McCain on Violence in Iraq

    Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and John McCain (R-AZ) spoke to reporters after a closed-door briefing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on the escalating violence in…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate considered the nomination of Crystal Nix-Hines for the rank of ambassador during her tenure as the U.S. representative to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate failed to invoke cloture on S. 2432, a bill to provide for the refinancing of certain federal student loans. The Senate was scheduled to vote at 4 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate debated three Federal Reserve Board of Governors nominations and then held up to three cloture votes on the nominees:Lael Brainard and Jerome Powell to be members, and Stanley…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed by a 78-17 margin Sylvia Burwell to be secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. They also confirmed by voice vote Carolyn Hessler-Radelet to be…

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    Senator McCain on U.S.-Taliban Prisoner Exchange

    Senator John McCain (R-AZ) reacted to the Obama administration’s justification for not notifying members of Congress before the U.S.-Taliban prisoner exchange that secured the…

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    Veterans Choice Act

    Senators John McCain (R-AZ), Tom Coburn (R-OK), Richard Burr (R-NC), and Jeff Flake (R-AZ) spoke to reporters about their Veterans Choice Act. The goals of the bill were to provide…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate covened for a period of morning business, with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each. Additionally, the Senate voted to advance the nomination of Keith Harper…

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