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Congratulating Baltimore Ravens: Senate agreed to S. Res. 15, congratulating the Baltimore Ravens for winning Super Bowl XXXV. 
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Congratulating Baltimore Ravens: Senate agreed to S. Res. 15, congratulating the Baltimore Ravens for winning Super Bowl XXXV. 

Washington’s Farewell Address Agreement: Notwithstanding the Resolution of the Senate of January 24, 1901, a unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that the Senate convene at 12:00 noon on Monday, February 26, 2001; that immediately following the prayer, the disposition of the Journal and the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag, the traditional reading of the Washington’s Farewell Address take place; and that the Chair be authorized to appoint a Senator to perform this task. 

Nomination Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for the consideration of the nomination of John Ashcroft, of Missouri, to be Attorney General of the United States, on Wednesday, January 31, 2001.

Washington’s Farewell Address: The Chair, on behalf of the Vice President, pursuant to the order of the Senate of January 24, 1901, as modified by the order of January 30, 2001, appointed Senator Allen to read Washington’s Farewell Address on February 26, 2001.

Canada-U.S. Interparliamentary Group: The Chair, on behalf of the Vice President, pursuant to 22 U.S.C. 276d-276g, as amended, appointed Senator Murray as Co-Chair of the Senate Delegation to the Canada-U.S. Interparliamentary Group conference during the 107th Congress. 

Mexico-U.S. Parliamentary Group: The Chair, on behalf of the Vice President, pursuant to 22 U.S.C. 276h-276k, as amended, appointed Senator Dodd as Co-Chairman of the Senate Delegation to the Mexico-U.S. Interparliamentary Group conference during the 107th Congress. 

North Atlantic Assembly: The Chair, on behalf of the Vice President, in accordance with 22 U.S.C. 1928a-1928d, as amended, appointed Senator Biden as Co-Chairman of the Senate Delegation to the North Atlantic Assembly during the 107th Congress. 

Messages From the President: Senate received the following message from the President of the United States:

Transmitting, the report of the program entitled ``Rally the Armies of Compassion''; to the Committee on Finance. (PM-2)

Nominations Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nominations:

By 75 yeas 24 nays (Vote No. EX. 6), Gale Ann Norton, of Colorado, to be Secretary of the Interior. 

By unanimous vote of 99 yeas (Vote No. EX. 7), Christine Todd Whitman, of New Jersey, to be Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. (Prior to this action, Senate discharged the Committee on Environment and Public Works.)

Adjournment: Senate met at 10:03 a.m., and adjourned at 7:14 p.m., until 10 a.m., on Wednesday, January 31, 2001. (For Senate’s program, see the remarks of the Acting Majority Leader in today’s Record on Page S834.) close

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Jan 30, 2001
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