Republican Congressional Agenda

Republican senators talked about their successes and disappointments during the 2003 legislative session. Among their accomplishments,… read more

Republican senators talked about their successes and disappointments during the 2003 legislative session. Among their accomplishments, they highlighted the Medicare prescription drug bill, appropriations for global HIV/AIDS treatment, the jobs and economic growth package, and the $87 billion supplemental appropriation for Iraq and Afghanistan. Among their disappointments, they listed the failure of the Senate to pass tort reform legislation, bio-shield legislation, judicial nominations, the energy bill, and various appropriations bills. Following prepared remarks, the senators responded to questions from reporters. They held a football during the news conference, and consistently utilized football terms and analogies to describe the agenda and procedures of the Senate and the roles and actions of various senators. close

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Program ID:
179313-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 26, 2003

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  • Nov 26, 2003 | 4:34am EST | C-SPAN 1
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