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    Vote on Judge Sotomayor Confirmation

    Committee members spoke about the nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court and their opposition or support for her confirmation. Following their statements committee…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for a legislative session.

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    Sotomayor Confirmation Hearing, Day 4, Part 1

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held its fourth day of hearings on the appointment of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court seat vacated by the retirement of Justice David Souter. Committee…

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    Health Effects of Cell Phone Use

    Witnesses testified about research into cellular telephone use and its potential impact on human health, as well as the potential side effects and consequences of cell phone use. They…

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    Mexican Drug Cartels

    Witnesses testified about the recent violence in Mexico stemming from clashes between rival drug cartels, law enforcement responses in Mexico and the U.S. to both violence and drug…

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    Sotomayor Confirmation Hearing, Day 1, Part 4

    In the first day of hearings on the appointment of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court seat vacated by the retirement of Justice David Souter, members and the nominee presented opening…

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    Justice Department Nominations Hearing

    A hearing was held on the nominations of Elena Kagan to be solicitor general of the U.S. Department of Justice and for Thomas J. Perrelli to be associate attorney general. They testified on…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate reconvened in a special weekend session. Members continued debate on amendments, including a proposal from Senator Lincoln (D-AR) on limiting executive compensation for health…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and continued work on the nomination of Harold Koh to be legal adviser at the State Department.

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    Sotomayor Confirmation Hearing, Day 4, ABA Panel

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held its fourth day of hearings on the appointment of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court seat vacated by the retirement of Justice David Souter.…

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    Sotomayor Confirmation Hearing, Day 3, Part 3

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held its third day of hearings on the appointment of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court seat vacated by the retirement of Justice David Souter.…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began a period of morning business. Thereafter, the Senate resumed consideration of H.R.1105, the Omnibus Appropriations bill.

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    National Alzheimer's Strategic Plan

    The Alzheimer’s Study Group (ASG) released their final report, the National Alzheimer’s Strategic Plan, to assess the adequacy of current efforts to combat Alzheimer’s disease and to recommend strategies to combat the…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened the first session of the 111th Congress. Members were sworn in.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate considered legislation that addresses national volunteer programs. The measure would more than triple the number of Americorps volunteers, introduce programs to help low-income…

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    Philadelphia Inaugural Train Rally

    President-Elect Obama held a rally at the 30th Street Station in Philadelphia before boarding a train headed toward Washington, D.C., in the first stage of his inaugural rail journey. In his remarks he…

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    Veterans Affairs Secretary Nomination Hearing

    General Eric Shinseki testified about his nomination as secretary of Veterans Affairs. Among the topics he addressed were the quality of medical care for veterans, long waits to process claims,…

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    Senator Specter Health Care Town Hall Meeting

    Senator Arlen Specter held a town hall meeting in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, on health care to discuss the various options being discussed by Congress. He addressed other topical issues as…

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    Senate Session

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    Attorney General Nomination Hearing, Day 2

    On the second day of the hearing on the nomination of Eric Holder to be attorney general, witnesses testified about his qualifications and experience. Among the topics they addressed were Mr.…

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