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    Senator Mary Landrieu Farewell Address and Tributes

    Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA) delivered her farewell address to the Senate. She talked about the role of religion in her life, and accepted her defeat in the Louisiana runoff…

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    Senator Chambliss Farewell Address and Tributes

    Senator Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) delivered his farewell address to his colleagues. During his 12 years in the Senate, Senator Chambliss served as the Ranking Republican on the…

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    Senator McCain Tribute to Senator Coburn

    Senator John McCain (R-AZ) paid tribute to Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) who was resigning at the end of the 113th Congress, two years before his term expired. Senator Coburn arrived on…

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    Senator Bob Menendez on Tony Blinken Nomination

    Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) expressed his support for Tony Blinken’s nomination to be deputy secretary of State.

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    Senator John McCain on Tony Blinken Nomination

    Senator John McCain (R-AZ) spoke out against Tony Blinken’s nomination to be deputy secretary of State.

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    Senate Republican Agenda

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) addressesdreporters and answers their questions following the weekly Republican caucus lunch. McConnell said legislation requiring approval…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate convened for a legislative session. The Senate considered nominations and a terrorism insurance bill. Earlier, it cleared H.R. 5571, a bill extending certain tax breaks…

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    Senators Cornyn and Durbin on Sarah Saldana Nomination

    Senate Republican Whip John Cornyn (TX) spoke out against the nomination of Sarah Saldana, President Obama’s choice to head up Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). He had…

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate votes on confirmation of the following nominations, which were expected to be confirmed by voice vote: Daniel Santos to be a member of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board…

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    Senator Durbin on Surgeon General Nominee

    Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) spoke in support of the nomination of Vivek Murthy to be surgeon general. He said Republicans opposed Dr. Murthy because of political…

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    Senator Barrasso on Opposition to Surgeon General Nominee

    Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) spoke on the Senate floor about his opposition to the nomination of Vivek Murthy to be surgeon general. He said Dr. Murthy did not have enough…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate considered several nominations, including Vivek Murthy to be surgeon general and Daniel Santos to sit on the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board. Dr. Murthy was…

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    Senator Carl Levin Farewell Address

    Senator Carl Levin (D-MI) delivered his farewell address. He talked about defense issues, working for the military, and families. He thanked his staff and committee members,…

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    Majority Leader Reid Tribute to Senators Johnson and Harkin

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) paid tribute to retiring Senators Tim Johnson (D-SD) and Tom Harkin (D-IA).

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    Senator McConnell Tribute to Senator Chambliss

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke about his experiences working with Senator Saxby Chambliss (R-GA), who was retiring. He told a story about Senator Chambliss getting a…

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    Senate Session

    With funding set to expire at midnight, the Senate passed H.J.Res.131, a short-term continuing resolution funding the federal government until midnight on Wednesday, December 17, 2014.…

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    Senators Reid and Lee

    Majority Leader leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) made closing remarks before the Senate adjourned for the day.

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    Senator Tim Johnson Farewell Address

    Retiring Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) in his farewell speech said the Senate had “lost its way.” Afterward, Senator John Thune (R-SD) also paid tribute to his service.

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    Senators Warren and Graham on Federal Spending

    Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) spoke about the power of big banks in relation to the omnibus spending bill to fund the government through the end of fiscal year 2015. Senator Lindsey…

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    Senator John McCain Tribute to Senator Carl Levin

    Senator John McCain (R-AZ) paid tribute to Senator Carl Levin (D-MI), who was retiring at the end of the year. Senator McCain spoke about his experiences working with Senator Levin on the…

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