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    Senate on Keystone XL Pipeline Veto Override

    The Senate fell short of overriding the President’s veto of the Keystone XL oil pipline from Canada to the U.S. Gulf Coast. The override attempt needed a supermajority and fell…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate failed to override President Obama’s veto of S.1, a bill to construct the Keystone XL Pipeline. Sixty-seven votes were needed. Senators voted from their seats for the…

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    British Prime Minister Address

    British Prime Minister Winston Churchill addressed a joint meeting of Congress. This was the first time a foreign leader had addressed Congress three times. This is a brief audio…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate convened for a legislative session and voted to proceed to S.J. Res. 8, the Congressional Review Act, expressing disapproval of a National Labor Relations Board rule on union…

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    Israeli Prime Minister Address to Joint Meeting of Congress

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed a joint meeting of Congress. He thanked the U.S. for standing with Israel throughout history and outlined his opposition to a…

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    Senate Republican Colloquy on Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu Speech

    Senate Republicans held a colloquy to explain why they wanted to hear from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate convened for a period of morning business. At 10:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time, the Senate recessed until 2:15 p.m. to attend Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin…

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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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    Senate Passing Seven Day Funding for Homeland Security

    The Senate passed a continuing resolution to fund the Department of Homeland Security for one week on a voice vote. Minority Leader Harry Reid said that he was confident that the House…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate convened to pass on a voice vote a continuing resolution to fund the Department of Homeland Security for one week.

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate convened for a legislative session. The Senate approved a bill to fund the Homeland Security Department. It also blocked a bill to defund President Obama’s…

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    Senators Collins, Durbin , and Cornyn on Immigration Executive Action

    Senator Susan Collins spoke about her bill to defund the president’s executive actions on immigration. She says she agrees with the President’s 2012 Deferred Action for…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate resumed initial debate on H.R. 240, a House-passed bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security that also includes language to block President Obama’s immigration…

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    Following leader remarks, the Senate resumes initial debate on H.R. 240, a House-passed bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that also includes language to block President…

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    Senators McCain and Graham on U.S. Foreign Policy

    Armed Services Committee Chair John McCain (R-AZ) and Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) held a colloquoy about overall U.S. foreign policy. They discussed Syria, Iraq and Iran, leading up…

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    Senate Democrats Stakeout

    After a closed-door meeting of Senate Democrats, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) announced that Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) had agreed to take up a Department of…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate reconvened for a legislative session. The Senate voted 98-2 to advance H.R. 240, a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security on the fifth attempt. Senators James…

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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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    Senator Boxer on Homeland Security Funding

    Senator Boxer (D-CA) spoke on the Senate floor about funding for the Department of Homeland Security. she said the Republicans were to blame for a “self-inflicted wound”…

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    Senators Cornyn, Durbin, and Murray on Homeland Security Spending

    Following Majority Leader McConnell’s (R-KY) announcement that he would bring a new Homeland Security bill to the floor, Senators Cornyn (R-TX), Durbin (D-IL) and Murray (D-WA) each…

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