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    Iran Sanctions and the Nuclear Agreement

    Juan Zarate and Richard Nephew testified on the structure and implications of sanctions relief to Iran through the nuclear agreement known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed a three-month extension for highway and mass transit programs in order to meet the July 31 funding deadline. Members also passed a six-year highway funding bill,…

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    Iran Nuclear Agreement

    Secretary of State John Kerry, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee about the details of the recently…

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate convened for a legislative session and continued debate on the highway funding bill.

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    Summer Reading with Senator Chris Coons

    Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) answered the question “What are you reading this summer?” He was interviewed on Capitol Hill.

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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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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate resumed debate on S. 1177, the Every Child Achieves Act, legislation that would change the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law by granting more authority to states and local school…

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate resumed debate on S. 1177, the Every Child Achieves Act, legislation that would change the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law by granting more authority to states and local school…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed post-cloture debate on trade adjustment assistance (TAA) legislation.

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    Government Personnel Data Security Review

    Government officials and industry experts testified at a hearing on the two recent Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) data breaches.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed debate on H.R. 1735, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016.

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    Health Care Law Subsidies

    Legal experts testified on health care subsidies for low and some middle income families that were established under the Affordable Care Act. The hearing occurred as a Supreme Court…

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    Senate Democrats on Amtrak Funding

    Senate Democrats representing states along Amtrak’s Northeast corridor held a news conference. The called on Congress to fully fund the rail service’s fiscal year 2016…

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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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    Police Body Cameras

    The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism held a hearing on the benefits and costs of police body camera technology. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) testified about the…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed debate on the motion to proceed to H.R. 1214, a trade promotion authority bill. Members also voted 84-12 to confirm the nomination of Sally Yates for deputy attorney…

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    FCC Fiscal Year 2016 Budget

    Federal Communications Commission Chair Tom Wheeler and Republican Commissioner Ajit Pai testified at a hearing on the commission’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2016, which totaled…

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    Justice Department Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request

    Attorney General Loretta Lynch testified on the Justice Department’s fiscal year 2016 budget request. This was her first appearance before Congress since her confirmation as…

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    Global Health Programs

    Elton John and Rick Warren were among the witnesses at a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on State Department global health programs. They focused on the ongoing fight…

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    Homeland Security Department Oversight

    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testified at an oversight hearing on his agency’s priorities. Topics included the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program,…

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