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  • US Senate Debates Green New Deal
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    Senate Session, Part 1

    Senators spoke about the House-passed “Green New Deal” resolution, which members were scheduled to take a procedural vote on later in the day.

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  • Senate Session Part 2
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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate confirmed the nomination of Paul Matey to be a judge on the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, and advanced the nomination Neomi Rao’s to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.

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  • State Officials Challenged on Response to Climate Change
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    State Air Quality Programs

    State environmental officials from California, North Dakota, and Arkansas testified on air quality programs and other environmental initiatives. Witnesses assessed the current relationship between the…

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  • Lawmakers Press Pharma CEOs Over Rising Drug Prices
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    Prescription Drug Pricing

    Chief executive officers from seven prescription drug companies testified before the Senate Finance Committee on drug pricing practices. Members asked the executives how their companies set…

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  • Senate Session
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    Senate Session

    The Senate approved the nomination of Michael Desmond to be IRS chief counsel. Members also voted to limit debate on Andrew Wheeler’s nomination for Environmental Protection Agency…

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  • US Senate Debates William Barr Attorney General Nomination
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    Senate Session

    The Senate debated the nomination of William Barr for attorney general.

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  • Senate Session
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    Senate Session

    The Senate worked on S. 47, the Natural Resources Management Act, which sets forth provisions regarding various programs, activities, and projects for the management and conservation of…

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  • Federal Highway Administrator Nominee Nicole Nason Testifies at Confirmation Hearing
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    Federal Highway Administrator Confirmation Hearing

    Nicole Nason, President Trump’s pick to be administrator of the Federal Highway Administration, testified at her confirmation hearing before the Senate Environment and Public Works…

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  • Quakers Guns and the British Industrial Revolution
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    Quakers, Guns and the British Industrial Revolution

    Priya Satia, Stanford University history professor, explored the complex relationship between the Quaker Community and gun makers during the British Industrial Revolution. She chronicled…

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  • Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler Testifies at Confirmation Hearing
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    EPA Administrator Confirmation Hearing

    Andrew Wheeler, President Trump’s pick for Environmental Protection Agency (EPA administrator, testified before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. Mr. Wheeler was asked about his…

    1,995 views
  • Senate Unanimously Approves Back Pay for Federal Workers After Shutdown Ends
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    Senate Session

    On day 20 of a partial government shutdown, senators unanimously passed legislation providing back pay for federal workers affected by the shutdown. In an effort to force a vote on…

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  • Senate Passes ShortTerm Spending Bill House Vote Expected Today
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    Senate Session

    The Senate by voice vote passed a short-term spending bill to fund the government through February 8, 2019. Members also voted in favor of limiting debate on Joseph Maguire’s nomination to…

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  • US Senate Debates Yemen War Resolution
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    Senate Session

    The Senate adopted a measure offered by Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) to change IRS donor disclosure requirements for tax-exempt groups. Members also voted to move forward with a resolution…

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  • Senate Session
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    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed two nominations: Kathleen Kraninger to be the next Consumer Financial Protection Bureau director, and Bernard McNamee to serve on the Federal Energy Regulatory…

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  • Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Jonathan Kobes Nomination for Eighth Circuit
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    Judicial Nominations

    The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to advance several of President Trump’s judicial nominees. This included the nomination of Jonathan Kobes to be a judge on the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.…

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  • US Senate Considers Judicial Nominations
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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate worked on White House nominations.

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  • Senate to Have Procedural Vote on Kavanaugh Nomination on Friday
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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued the legislative day of September 28, 2018. Members voted 93-6 in favor of a five-year re-authorization of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and 98-1 in favor of…

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  • Senate Passes 857 Billion Defense Labor HHS  Education Bill 857
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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed H.R. 6157, a two-bill $857 billion fiscal year 2019 spending package containing the two largest annual spending bills that fund the Defense Department as well as the…

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  • Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler Testifies on the Agency
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    Environmental Protection Agency Agenda

    Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler testified on his agency’s priorities, his first congressional appearance since taking over following Scott Pruitt’s resignation on July 6, 2018. Mr. Wheeler was pressed by committee members on the…

    1,416 views
  • Senate Panel Looks at Tax Administration Reforms
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    Tax Administration and IRS Oversight

    IRS National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson and tax professionals testified before a Senate Finance subcommittee to discuss tax administration issues and IRS oversight. Ms. Olson outlined the…

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