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  • US Senate Debates William Barr Attorney General Nomination
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    Senate Session

    The 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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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  • US Senate Considers Judicial Nominations and Spending Bills
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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate confirmed Britt Grant to the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. They also voted to advance four fiscal year 2019 spending bills.

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  • Senate Considers Presidents Executive and Judicial Nominations
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    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed the nomination of Andrew Oldham be a judge on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Members also advanced the nomination of Ryan Bounds to the a judge on the Ninth…

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  • IRS Commissioner Nominee Charles Rettig Testifies at Confirmation Hearing
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    IRS Commissioner Confirmation Hearing

    Charles Rettig, President Trump’s pick to head the Internal Revenue Service, testified at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Finance Committee. Mr. Rettig, a Beverly Hills tax attorney, talked…

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  • Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Testifies on Trade Tariffs
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    Secretary Ross Testimony on Trade Tariffs Policy

    Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross defended the Trump administration’s tariffs actions during an appearance before the Senate Finance Committee. Members from both parties voiced their concerns…

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  • US Senate Works on 2019 Federal Spending Legislation
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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate continued work on federal spending for energy and water projects, the legislative branch, military construction, and veterans affairs.

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