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Officials, candidates, and others spoke about their support for Vice President Gore’s candidacy, and core Democratic values. Among the issues they addressed were health care, raising the…
The Senate debated and ratified the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) with Russia on a vote of 71 to 26. They also passed provisions to assist first responders to the September 11,…
Senators met to vote on the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START).
The Senate debated the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) with Russia.
The Senate failed to move forward on several measures, one dealing with immigration and another that creates a fund for first responders with health issues as a result of the terrorist…
The Senate convened for a legislative session.
The Senate convened and resumed consideration of H.R.4853, the legislative vehicle for the Tax Extenders bill.
Senators gave general speeches.
Senator-elect Mark Kirk was sworn in as the senator from Illinois to fill the seat held by Roland Burris following the election of President Barack Obama.
Senator Joe Manchin was sworn in as the senator from West Virginia to fill the seat vacated by the death of former Senator Robert Byrd. Senator Christopher Coons was sworn in as the junior…
The Senate debated taking up a tax incentive package to encourage business to bring overseas back to the U.S.
Senators made general speeches.
Senators will consider a resolution condemning the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. They will reconvene at 1:45 PM to vote on the resolution.
The Senate voted to confirm Elena Kagan as an associate justice on the U.S. Supreme Court on a vote of 63 to 37.