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    Robert F. Kennedy Tribute

    A tribute was held to honor the life and legacy of the late Robert F. Kennedy. His daughter Kerry Kennedy and Rep. Edward Markey hosted a reception at the Capital to commemorate…

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    Samuel Alito Supreme Court Nomination

    Republican Senators and U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Samuel Alito spoke to reporters about the nomination. The Senators spoke about the qualifications of the nominee and their…

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    Alito Confirmation Committee Vote Reaction

    Chairman Arlen Specter and other Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee spoke to reporters about the confirmation process for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Samuel A. Alito,…

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    Campaign Finance Reform Opposition

    Senator McConnell, the most vocal Senate opponent of campaign finance reform, and representatives of a broad spectrum of interest groups expressed their opposition to campaign finance…

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    Alito Confirmation Committee Vote Reaction

    Senate Minority Leader Reid and Democratic members of the Senate Judiciary Committee spoke to reporters about the confirmation process for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Samuel A. Alito,…

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    Highway Funding and Racial Preferences

    Senator McConnell and others criticized the federal government’s practice of awarding federal highway contracts based on racial criteria. He stressed that he would ensure a vote…

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    Tobacco Legislation Announcement

    Participants spoke to reporters about proposed regulations on tobacco sales that would require federal labeling and advertising guidelines. Following their remarks they answered…

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    Samuel Alito Supreme Court Nomination

    Following a visit to the Capitol Rotunda to pay respect to the late Rosa Parks, Senator Schumer spoke to reporters about the Judge Samuel Alito nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. He…

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    Senate Elections Reaction

    Senator Lott offered his views on the election results and the makeup of the 105th Congress. He also announced that he would seek re-election as Senate majority leader. He also…

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    Accountability in Iraq

    Democratic leaders spoke to reporters and responded to the president’s Veteran’s Day speech about Iraq. They said that the president’s speech had been misleading…

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    Military Preparedness

    Senator Reed and former foreign policy officials spoke to reporters about the status of the U.S. military, the affect of troop deployments on military readiness, and the potential impact on…

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    Hart Office Building Decontamination

    Lieutenant Nichols and Mr. Rupert spoke to reporters about investigations into anthrax contamination and clean up efforts in the Senate Hart Office Building.

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    Judicial Nominations

    Senator Allen and others talked with reporters about pending federal judiciary nominations and Senate Republicans' proposal to preclude filibusters on such nominations. They answered…

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    Senator Thurmond Service Record

    Senator Thurmond reflected on his more than forty years in the Senate and the changes in the nation and the Senate over those years. On May 25, 1997 he would become the longest-serving…

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    Presidential Tax Proposal Response

    Senator Hutchison and Rep. Paxon reacted to the president’s comments about his tax proposal earlier in the day. They criticized the president for claiming that their tax…

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    State of the Union Reaction

    The House speaker and other Republicans reacted to President Clinton’s State of the Union Address.

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    Midterm Elections Reaction

    Senator Dole, Majority-Leader-designate, spoke about the Republican victory in both houses of Congress. He also talked about the Republican agenda for the 104th Congress. After…

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    White House Adviser Security Clearance

    Republican leaders responded to Democratic calls for legislation removing security clearances from officials whose actions had led to the revelation of classified information. Their…

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    Crime Solutions Survey

    Senator Simon talked about a new survey of prison wardens, many of whom feel that politicians are not offering effective solutions to the nation’s crime problem.

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    White House Adviser Security Clearance

    Senator Schumer and Former Ambassador Wilson called for legislation to revoke security clearances of government officials found to have leaked classified information or information they…

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