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    Assault Weapons

    The committee heard testimony from several panels on proposals to ban the manufacture and sales of assault rifles in the United States. The panel of citizens affected by assault rifles…

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    Ginsburg Confirmation Hearing Day 1 Part 1

    The first Supreme Court nominee of the Clinton administration was
    introduced to the committee by Sen. Moynihan, Sen. D’Amato and Rep.
    Holmes-Norton in the first day of her…

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    Video Game Violence

    Witnesses testified on efforts to institute a ratings system for violence and sex in video games. Congressman Lantos described legislation he is introducing in the House which will set…

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    Breyer Confirmation Hearing Day 1 Part 1

    This was the first day of confirmation hearings on Judge Stephen Breyer, President Clinton’s second nominee to the Surpeme Court. In this first session, two senators made opening…

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    Federal Judicial Nominations

    The Senate Judiciary Committee considered nominees to fill vacancies on the federal courts. The Judiciary panel met today to hear from five nominees. Among them, Jose Cabranes,…

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    Ginsburg Confirmation Hearings

    Prior to confirmation hearings for Judge John Roberts, a compilation of Senate Judiciary hearings on the nomination of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was shown. Justice Ginsburg’s…

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    Ginsburg Confirmation Hearing Day 1 Part 2

    The committee heard testimony from Judge Ginsburg during the first day of her Supreme Court confirmation hearings. She responded to questions on her legal writings and views from…

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    Ginsburg Confirmation Hearing Day 3 Part 1

    Committee members questioned Supreme Court nominee Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg during the third day of her confirmation hearings. In thirty minute rounds of questioning, senators…

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    Ginsburg Confirmation Hearing Day 2 Part 1

    Committee members continued to question Supreme Court nominee Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the second day of her confirmation hearings. Senators on the committee questioned the judge…

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    Breyer Confirmation Hearing Day 2 Part 4

    The committee heard testimony from Judge Breyer during the second day of his Supreme Court confirmation hearings. He responded to questions on his legal writings and views from…

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    Ginsburg Confirmation Hearing Day 1 Part 3

    Committee members continued to question Judge Ginsburg during the
    first day of her Supreme Court confirmation hearings. She responded
    to questions on her views of legal issues…

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    Breyer Confirmation Hearings

    Prior to confirmation hearings for Judge John Roberts, a compilation of Senate Judiciary hearings on the nomination of Justice Steven Breyer was shown. Justice Breyer’s three…

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    Breyer Confirmation Hearing Day 2 Part 1

    The committee heard testimony from Judge Breyer during the second day of his Supreme Court confirmation hearings. He responded to questions on his legal writings and views form…

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    Breyer Confirmation Hearing Day 1 Part 2

    The committee heard testimony from Judge Breyer during the first day of his Supreme Court confirmation hearings. He responded to questions on his views and previous decisions from…

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    Ginsburg Confirmation Hearing Day 2 Part 3

    Committee members continued to question Supreme Court nominee Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg during the second day of her confirmation hearings.

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    Ginsburg Confirmation Hearing Day 4

    The committee emerged from closed session to hear testimony from members of special interest groups and legal scholars on the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Ruth Bader…

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    Ginsburg Confirmation Hearing Day 3 Part 2

    Committee members continued to question Supreme Court nominee Judge Ruth Ginsburg during the third day of her confirmation hearings.

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    Ginsburg Confirmation Hearing Day 2 Part 2

    Committee members continued to question Supreme Court nominee Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg on her legal views during the second day of her confirmation hearings.

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    Breyer Confirmation Hearing Day 1 Part 3

    The committee heard testimony from Judge Breyer during the first day of his Supreme Court confirmation hearings. He responded to questions from committee members on his views and…

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    Ginsburg Confirmation Hearing Day 3 Part 5

    Committee members questioned Supreme Court nominee Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg during the third day of her confirmation hearings. The senators finished questioning Judge Ginsburg in the…

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