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    Senator Coons on Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

    Senator Christopher Coons (D-DE) reacted to Republicans' earlier comments on the Senate floor about the thousands of unaccompanied children crossing into the U.S. illegally. He pointed…

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    Senator Menedez on Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

    Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chair Bob Menendez (D-NJ) reacted to Republicans' earlier comments on the Senate floor about unaccompanied immigrant children. He said that…

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    Republican Senators on Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

    Republican senators came to the floor to talk about the issue of thousands of unaccompanied children crossing into the U.S. illegally.

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    Senator Hirono on Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

    Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HA) reacted to Republicans' earlier comments on the Senate floor about unaccompanied immigrant children.

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    Senator Kay Hagan on the Hunting and Fishing Bill

    Senator Kay Hagan (D-North Carolina) came to the Senate floor to speak in support of her legislation to expand hunting and fishing on federal land. The Senate was considering the bill…

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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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    Democratic Senators on Veterans Affairs Bill Negotiations

    Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Chair Bernie Sanders (I-VT) reported that the House and Senate negotiators were having a tough time reaching agreement on how to pay for a veterans health…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate continued work on S. 2363, a bill introduced by Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC), that would make more federal land available for public hunting and fishing.

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    Following a period of morning business, the Senate continued work on S. 2363, a bill introduced by Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC), that would make more federal land available for public hunting…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for a legislative session.

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    Senate Pro Forma Session

    The Senate convened for a pro forma session.

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    Senate Pro Forma Session

    The Senate convened for a pro forma session.

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    Civil Rights Act of 1964

    Senate Historian Donald Ritchie talked about the debate and passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 with former CBS congressional correspondent Roger Mudd and former New York Herald Tribune…

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    U.S. Senate Debate on 1964 Civil Rights Act

    Betty Koed of the Senate Historical Office recounted the story of the U.S. Senate’s debate on the 1964 Civil Rights Act. On June 10, 1964, the U.S. Senate invoked cloture on a…

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    Senator McConnell on the Recess Appointment Ruling

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision that day which ruled unanimously that President Obama exceeded his constitutional authority in 2012…

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    Senators McConnell and Reid Tribute to Howard Baker

    Senate Leaders Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Harry Reid (D-NV) paid tribute to former Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker (R-TN), who passed away that same day at the age of 88.

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    Senator Markey on Abortion Clinics Ruling

    Senator Edward Markey (D-MA) responded to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that day striking down a Massachusetts law that created buffer zones around abortion clinics. Writing for a…

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    Senator Grassley on Recess Appointment Decision

    Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Chuck Grassley (R-IA) praised the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision that day which ruled unanimously that President Obama exceeded his…

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    Senators on Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

    Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), John McCain (R-AZ), and Dick Durbin (D-IL) spoke on the Senate floor about immigration and unaccompanied migrant children crossing the U.S. border.

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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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