Senate Leaders' Priorities for the 113th Congress

In the first Senate session since the inauguration Democratic and Republican leaders outlined their priorities for the 113th… read more

In the first Senate session since the inauguration Democratic and Republican leaders outlined their priorities for the 113th Congress. Majority Leader Harry Reid spoke about the inauguration and introduced the first ten bills of the session. Senator Reid said the Senate would be dealing with immigration, transportation spending, education, gun control, tax loopholes, postal service changes, Hurricane Sandy aid and renewing both the Violence Against Women Act and Farm Bill. Minority Leader Mitch McConnell congratulated President Obama on his inauguration and said the Senate should begin the session by dealing with federal spending and reducing the debt. close

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310320-4
Category:
Senate Highlight
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Senate Highlight
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 22, 2013
Last Aired:
Jan 23, 2013

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  • Jan 22, 2013 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 22, 2013 | 11:33pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 23, 2013 | 3:04am EST | C-SPAN 2
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