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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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    Alzheimer's Disease Research

    Witnesses testified on the status of Alzheimer’s disease research, prevention, and possible cures. Topics included the progress of research and the need for more…

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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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    Inaccurate Social Security Death Records

    The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee held a hearing on the reasons for improper Social Security payments to deceased individuals as a result of inaccurate data…

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    Navy Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request

    Navy Secretary Raymond Mabus, Naval Operations Chief Admiral John Greenert, and Marine Corps Commandant General Joseph Dunford testified at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the…

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    Developments in Afghanistan

    Afghanistan Operations Commander General John Campbell testified on developments in Afghanistan. He told committee members that he had provided the Obama administration with options…

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    Financial Exploitation of Senior Citizens

    Witnesses testified at a Senate Special Committee on Aging hearing on efforts to combat the financial exploitation of senior citizens. Members heard from Phillip Marshall, whose late…

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    Secretary of Defense Confirmation Hearing

    Former Defense Department Deputy Secretary Ashton Carter testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee on his nomination to be secretary of defense. He answered two full rounds…

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    Military Retirement and Compensation Changes

    Members of the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission testified on their efforts to make changes to pensions, health care, and retirement compensation for members of…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate convened for a legislative session. The Senate voted 51-48 not to proceed to debate on H.R. 240, a bill funding the Department of Homeland Security.

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    Federal Freight Rail Programs

    State and local officials testified about the increased demand of railroad freight traffic for transporting commodities and the infrastructure needs to accommodate this demand. They…

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    Budget Control Act of 2011 and Sequestration

    The heads of the military branches testified on the impact of sequestration Defense Department budget cuts on national security.

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    Following morning business, the Senate resumed consideration of S.1, a bill to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued work on a $577 billion 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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    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 Briefing on Military Sexual Assault

    Senators Claire McCaskill (D-MO), Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), Deb Fischer (R-NE), Carl Levin (D-MI), and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) reacted to a Pentagon report showing a decrease in military sexual…

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    Transportation Safety Nominations Hearing

    The Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee held a hearing on President Obama’s nominees to head the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, be assistant…

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    Domestic Violence and Sports

    Representatives of the National Football League, Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, the National Hockey League, along with representatives from the players'…

    898 views
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    Takata Airbag Defects

    The Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee held a hearing on airbag defects of the Japanese supplier Takata, and the recall process of millions of vehicles equipped with…

    1,363 views
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    Secretary Hagel and General Dempsey on ISIS Threat

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Martin Dempsey testified on President Obama’s strategy for combating ISIS* militants. Secretary Hagel outlined the…

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