Ms. Peirce spoke about the return of Congress following the 2008 elections and several issues the lame duck Senate would address in the remaining months of the 110th Congress.
Ms. Pierce spoke about the congressional legislative agenda when it returned form a July 4th recess.
Democratic Budget Legislation
Ms. Pierce spoke about Democratic plans to bring appropriations legislation to a vote in Congress.
Iraq Supplemental Spending Legislation
Ms. Pierce spoke about Senate votes on proposed supplemental spending legislation for operations in Iraq.
Ms. Pierce spoke via telephone about Senate debate over Iraq policy.