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  • Senator Dorgan on Debt Ceiling Negotiations
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    Senator Dorgan on Debt Ceiling Negotiations

    Senator Byron Dorgan talked about the divide between Democrats and Republicans in negotiations on raising the debt ceiling, tax revenue, and budget cuts. He also responded to telephone…

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  • Amtrak and Federal Railroad Adminstration Funding
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    Amtrak and Federal Railroad Adminstration Funding

    Witnesses testified about proposed fiscal 2011 appropriations for rail transportation programs and activities. They focused on the Obama administration’s budget request for the Federal Rail…

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  • Fiscal Year 2009 Defense Budget
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    Fiscal Year 2009 Defense Budget

    Witnesses testified about the fiscal year 2009 defense budget. Defense Secretary Gates' testimony focused on the threats facing the United States including terrorism, nuclear proliferation, and failing…

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  • Fiscal Year 2008 War Supplemental Request
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    Fiscal Year 2008 War Supplemental Request

    The Senate Appropriations Committee held a hearing on the administration’s fiscal year 2008 supplemental appropriations funding request for operations in Afghanistan and Iraq. In his…

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  • Waste Fraud and Abuse of Funds in Iraq
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    Waste, Fraud, and Abuse of Funds in Iraq

    Witnesses testified about alleged waste, fraud and abuse in the spending of U.S. funds in Iraq. Topics included current efforts to combat corruption in the Iraqi government, trafficking of…

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  • Fiscal Year 2009 Department of Transportation Budget
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    Fiscal Year 2009 Department of Transportation Budget

    A hearing was held on the proposed fiscal year 2009 budget for the Department of Transportation. Topics included aviation system modernization, the general infrastructure for bridges, roads…

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  • Fiscal Year 2008 Energy Budget
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    Fiscal Year 2008 Energy Budget

    Secretary Bodman testified about the proposed fiscal year 2008 budget for the Energy Department. Topics included renewable fuels, CAFE standards, energy security, increasing the size of the…

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  • Supplemental Appropriations Conference
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    Supplemental Appropriations Conference

    House and Senate conferees meet to propose and vote on various amendments to the proposed fiscal year 2006 emergency war and hurricane relief supplemental appropriations bill.

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  • Fiscal Year 2006 Supplemental Appropriations
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    Fiscal Year 2006 Supplemental Appropriations

    The Senate Appropriations Committee held hearings on the president’s fiscal year 2006 request for supplemental appropriations for stabilization and counter-insurgency activities in Iraq and…

    114 views
  • Indian Affairs Budget
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    Indian Affairs Budget

    The committee voted 7-5 to report the nomination of Ross O. Swimmer to be Special Trustee for American Indians to the full Senate with the recommendation that the appointment be confirmed.…

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  • Fiscal Year 2004 Budget
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    Fiscal Year 2004 Budget

    The committee talked about budget priorities and President Bush’s budget proposal for the 2004 fiscal year. Senator Dorgan chaired the committee.

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  • Supplemental Appropriations
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    Supplemental Appropriations

    Witnesses testified about additional security spending for the coming fiscal year. Among the topics they addressed were operations against global terrorism, the department of defense’s role…

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  • Agriculture Legislation
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    Agriculture Legislation

    Senate Agriculture Committee chairman Harkin, Senate Budget Committee chairman Conrad, Senate majority leader Daschle and others talked with reporters about the passage of the agriculture…

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  • Prescription Drug Coverage
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    Prescription Drug Coverage

    Democratic Senators briefed reporters on the budget resolution passed by the House and criticized Republicans for not providing for prescription drug benefits. After their remarks they…

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  • Tax Legislation
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    Tax Legislation

    Democratic Senators talked about the passage of Republican-sponsored tax cut legislation. They roundly criticized the legislation and the Republican side of the aisle, pointing to the failure of gun control…

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  • 1999 Supplemental Appropriations Conference
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    1999 Supplemental Appropriations Conference

    Congressional negotiators discussed how to combine three emergency spending measures for military action in Yugoslavia, other defense spending, and aid to disaster victims in Central…

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  • Omnibus Spending Debate
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    Omnibus Spending Debate

    In an excerpt, the senators debated the Omnibus Spending Bill.

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  • Presidential 1999 Budget Proposal
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    Presidential 1999 Budget Proposal

    After attending the president’s 1999 budget release event, congressional Democrats talked briefly with reporters. They stressed their support for the president’s proposal.

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  • Budget Issues
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    Budget Issues

    After meeting with President Clinton and others, congressional Democratic leaders talked about the Democratic budget accomplishments and agenda.

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  • Senate Budget Resolution
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    Senate Budget Resolution

    Senate Democratic leaders reacted to Senate passage of the budget resolution by a 78 to 22 vote. They stressed the importance of the agreement and highlighted important aspects of the…

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