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    Gun Control Legislation Markup

    The Senate Judiciary Committee passed a bill on gun trafficking largely along party lines. The legislation would toughen penalties for those who buy guns for people who cannot legally…

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    Senate Session

    Violence Against Women Act
    At 11:30am, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the following judicial nominations for 30 mins. of debate followed by roll call votes on…

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    Senate Session

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    Constitutional Role of Judges

    Justices Breyer and Scalia testified on the role of judges in the American republic and democratic systems within the U.S. Question topics included the politicization of the judicial…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    1. S 3576, a bill, sponsored by Sen. Rand Paul, R-KY, that would cut off aid to Pakistan, Libya, and Egypt. (subject to a 60-vote threshold)
    2. S J Res 41, a resolution, sponsored…

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    Constitutionality of Health Care Law

    Witnesses testified about the constitutionality of the 2010 health care law. The hearing took place two days after U.S. District Court judge Roger Vinson ruled the law was…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate took up Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s plan for the debt reduction.

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    Gun Violence Prevention

    Advocates for and against stricter gun-control laws testified at a hearing on gun violence prevention. The hearing was held in part in reaction to the December 2012 elementary school…

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    Law of the Sea Treaty

    Secretaries Clinton and Panetta and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Martin Dempsey testified on the United Nations Law of the Sea Treaty, an international convention that sets rules for…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and resumed consideration of the nomination of Caitlin Halligan to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit. The Senate rejected…

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    Justice Department Oversight

    Attorney General Eric Holder testified at a Justice Department oversight hearing. Both Republicans and Democrats pressed Mr. Holder on a Justice Department memo regarding the use…

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    Oversight of Google

    Witnesses testified about Google’s business practices and whether it leveraged its Internet search market power to prioritize some of its own business lines, such as YouTube, Google…

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    Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger and its impact on consumers. David Cohen of Comcast and Arthur Vinson of Time-Warner told…

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    Senate Session

    the transportation conference report, the student loan bill and the flood insurance bill.

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    Ceremonial Swearing In for Senators

    Newly elected or re-elected senators posed with their families and the vice president for a photo opportunity depicting a swearing-in ceremony in the Old Senate Chamber.

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    Justice Department Oversight

    Attorney General Eric Holder testified at an oversight hearing. In his opening statement Mr. Holder addressed the controversy surrounding the Fast and Furious Operation, the…

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    Secretary of Defense Nomination Hearing, Part 3

    Former Senator Chuck Hagel continued testimony on his nomination to be secretary of defense.*Among the topics he addressed were military operations in Afghanistan and Iraq, his opinions and…

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    Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC)

    Lawmakers and conservative activists spoke at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). They spoke about a wide range of issues including the state of the economy, federal…

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    Senate Session

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    U.S. and Global Economic Growth

    The Joint Economic Committee held a hearing on economic growth in the U.S. and other countries through federal spending and debt reduction. Witnesses also talked about a report by…

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