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  • Preview of a LameDuck Congress and the Fiscal Cliff
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    Preview of a Lame-Duck Congress and the Fiscal Cliff

    Former Senator Robert Bennett (R-UT) and former Representatives Dick Gephardt (D-MO) and Phil Sharp (D-IN) discussed what lies ahead for President Obama and Congress as they try to tackle the “fiscal…

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  • Fiscal Year 2011 NASA Budget
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    Fiscal Year 2011 NASA Budget

    NASA Administrator Charles Bolton and a member of the the NASA safety advisory board testified about the fiscal year 2011 NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) budget. Questioning…

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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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  • Smithsonian Institution Oversight
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    Smithsonian Institution Oversight

    Witnesses testified about the management of the Smithsonian Institution. It was noted that the Smithsonian’s governance structure needs reconsideration. Its Board of Regents membership is largely honorific…

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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…

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  • Fiscal Year 2006 Supplemental Appropriations
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    Fiscal Year 2006 Supplemental Appropriations

    Witnesses testified about fiscal year 2006 Supplemental Appropriations for Gulf Coast hurricane recovery and federal reconstruction efforts in the region.

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  • State Department 2006 Budget
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    State Department 2006 Budget

    Witness testified about the State Department fiscal year 2006 budget. Secretary Rice discussed funding for countries to help the efforts to combat terrorism, aid to poor nations for…

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  • Department of Transportation Budget
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    Department of Transportation Budget

    Secretary Mineta testified regarding the proposed fiscal year 2005 Department of Transportation budget. Some committee members voiced concern that the budget was inadequate. Among the…

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  • Supplemental Appropriations Conference
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    Supplemental Appropriations Conference

    The conference committee attempted to reach a compromise agreement between the House and Senate on supplemental appropriations for the war with Iraq, homeland security, and other purposes.…

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  • Senate Party Lunches Stakeout
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    Senate Party Lunches Stakeout

    Senators spoke to reporters about budget issues and naval personnel being held in China after an accident forced their plane to make an emergency landing on Chinese soil. They also answered…

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  • Space Station Funding Debate
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    Space Station Funding Debate

    Beginning at about 4:50 p.m., senators debated an amendment to the Veterans Department appropriations bill sponsored by Senator Bumpers which would eliminate U.S. funding for the…

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  • Congressional News Conference
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    Congressional News Conference

    Following their weekly party lunches, congressional leaders talked separately with reporters about Social Security and budget appropriations. Three entertainers joined them to talk about…

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  • Senate Session
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    Senate Session

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  • Washington Thursday Journal
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    Washington Thursday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and…

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  • Constitutionality of Retroactive Taxation
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    Constitutionality of Retroactive Taxation

    A group of Senate Republican leaders spoke in a news conference to announce their opposition to the Clinton administration’s budget legislation on the grounds that retroactive taxes in the plan…

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  • Budget Reconciliation Legislation
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    Budget Reconciliation Legislation

    In an excerpt from the session of the U.S. Senate, senators debated the president’s budget bill, passed during the evening by the House of Representatives. Supporters of the bill claimed it was a…

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  • Republican Radio Address Response
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    Republican Radio Address Response

    Senator Bennett, member of the Senate Small Business Committee, criticized the president’s economic program in a nationwide radio address following the president’s nationwide radio address. He…

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