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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate continued debate on its fiscal year 2016 budget resolution. The Senate voted on a continuous “vote-a-rama” procedure on amendments to S. Con. Res 11, the…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    Members resumed debate and voting on amendments to S. Con.bRes. 11, the Senate Republican budget resolution for fiscal year 2016.

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    Deputy Attorney General Nomination Hearing

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing to consider Sally Quillian Yates' nomination for deputy attorney general, the Justice Department’s second-highest position. Topics…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate began work on the its fiscal year 2016 budget resolution, which was amended and passed by the Senate Budget Committee the previous week. Members also voted on William Doyle,…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate voted for the fourth and fifth times on ending debate, also known as invoking cloture, on S. 178, the Justice for Victims of Human Trafficking Act. Both votes…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate by a 57-41 margin failed for a third time to end debate on the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015 (S. 178). Democrats voted against cloture because of their…

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate voted on ending debate, also known as invoking cloture, on S. 178, the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015. The vote failed by a 55-43 margin. Democrats objected…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate unanimously approved Carlos Monje, Jr., 94-0, for assistant secretary of the Department of Transportation.  Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) fave his maiden speech on the Senate…

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    Senate Republican Leadership on Human Trafficking Bill

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and other leading Republican senators spoke to reporters about a human trafficking bill, which was stalled on the Senate floor over Democratic…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for a legislative session. The Senators spoke on a variety of topics. The impasse over an abortion rider in S. 178, a bill that seeks to provide justice for…

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate convened for a legislative session. The Senate was debating S. 178, the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act. No agreement has been reached on how to proceed on…

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    Senate Party Lunch Stakeouts

    Senators spoke to reporters after their weekly party lunches.  Topics included Iran, the economy, and the Senate’s agenda.

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate resumed debate on S. 178, the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act, a bill that seeks to provide justice for victims of trafficking by imposing fines and others penalties…

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    Following morning business, the Senste debate S. 178, the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act, a bill that seeks to provide justice for victims of trafficking by imposing fines and…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for a legislative session. Senators voted, 92 - 0, to approve the nomination of Daniel Marti to be the White House’s intellectual property enforcement…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate voted, 53-46 to disapprove the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) rule on unions. The Senate failed to override President Obama’s veto of S.1, a bill to construct…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate voted 47-43 to block a motion to force a conference with the House on H.R. 240, a Homeland Security spending bill that funds the department through September 30.

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    Attorney General Nomination Vote

    The Senate Judiciary Committee met in executive session to consider and vote on the nomination of Loretta Lynch to be attorney general, as well as legislation under its…

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate convened for a legislative session. Following leadership remarks, the Senate was in a period of morning business, with senators permitted to introduce bills and speak on any…

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    Senate Republican Leaders on Homeland Security and Immigration

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced that he would allow a vote on a bill that contains only authorization for funding the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through…

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