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    Emergency Funding for Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

    Witnesses testified on President Obama’s request for emergency funds to deal with the flood of migrant children from Central America at the U.S. border. 

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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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    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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    Senate Session

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

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    Department of Homeland Security Oversight

    Secretary Jeh Johnson testified at a Senate Judiciary Committee oversight hearing on the Department of Homeland Security. In opening remarks, Secretary Johnson spoke about the…

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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

    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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    Campaign Finance

    Witnesses that included Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) testified at a hearing on a proposed constitutional amendment in response to the…

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    Federal Bureau of Investigation Oversight

    Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey testified at an oversight hearing on FBI operations and policy. He talked about the agency’s procedures and practices…

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    Militant Islam in Africa

    Witnesses testified at a Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on African Affairs hearing about U.S. policy following the abduction of Nigerian schoolgirls by the Islamist militant group…

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    U.S. Financial Market Stability

    Mary Jo White and Mark Wetjen testified on oversight of U.S. financial markets, and the fiscal year 2015 budget for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for legislative business.

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    Economic Espionage

    Witnesses testified at a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee hearing on prosecution for economic espionage under the U.S. legal framework. Representatives from Boeing, Marlin Steel Wire…

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    Judicial Nominations

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a confirmation hearing on several judicial nominations. Julie Carnes and Jill Pryor were nominated to be judges on the United States Court of…

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    Federal Investment in Innovation

    Witnesses that included the heads of the National Institutes of Health and National Science Foundation and Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz testified on federal investments in…

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    U.S. Economic Outlook

    Janet Yellen testified before the Senate Budget Committee on the U.S. economic outlook. Ms. Yellen expressed a positive outlook on the economy, but said the Federal Reserve needed…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for a legislative session.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for a legislative session.

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    Senate Session

    Following a period of morning business, senators voted on invoking cloture on the nominations of Michelle Friedland for U.S. Ninth Circuit Court judge, and David Weil for administrator of…

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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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