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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed a new version of the bill authorizing federal intervention in financial markets. The revision to the $700 billion rescue plan includes raising FDIC limits from $100,000…

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    2008 Republican Convention, Day 4

    The theme of the final day of the Republican National Convention at the Excel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota, was “Peace: A Safer and More Secure America.” The convention’s overall theme was…

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    U.S. Credit Markets and Federal Rescue Plan

    Witnesses testified about recent turmoil in the financial markets, regulation of investment banking procedures, and on the need to enact legislation quickly on the Bush Administration $700…

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    Detainee Interrogation Techniques, Morning

    Witnesses testified about interrogation techniques and methods used to question suspected terrorists at U.S. detention facilities in Cuba and Afghanistan. Several former military judge…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and resumed consideration of S. 1200, the Indian Health Care Improvement Act.

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    U.S. Financial Markets and Sale of Bear Stearns

    Chairman Bernanke and others testified about the recent actions of federal financial regulators attempting to prevent damage to global financial systems. Questioning centered on whether the…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began a period of morning business. Thereafter, the Senate resumed consideration of S.1315, the Veterans' Benefits bill. The Senate passed S.1315 as amended;…

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    Domestic Automobile Industry, Senator Stabenow Testimony

    Witnesses testified about the challenges facing the domestic automobile industry. They also addressed the current debate over the possible role of the federal government in assisting the…

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    Update on Military Situation in Iraq

    General Patraeus and Ambassador Crocker testified on the situation in Iraq and progress made by the government of Iraq in meeting benchmarks for progress and achieving reconciliation. They…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and begin a period of morning business. Thereafter the Senate resumed consideration of the motion to proceed to S.3001, the Defense Authorization bill. The Senate agreed…

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    Monetary Policy Report

    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke delivered the semiannual monetary policy report to the Congress and spoke about the state of the economy and financial markets. He addressed…

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    Use of Federal Funds by Financial Institutions

    Officials from various financial institutions testified about the use of funds and emergency aid provided trough the Treasury Department under a recently-passed rescue plan. Among the…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed the revised Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), H. R. 6304, by a vote of 69 to 28. Senator Edward Kennedy was greeted upon his return to the floor after a…

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    Nursing Home Accountability

    A joint hearing of the Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights Subcommittee of the Senate Judiciary Committee and Senate Special Aging Committee was held on pending legislation…

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    HUD Secretary Nomination Hearing

    The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee held a confirmation hearing on the nomination of Steven C. Preston to be secretary of Housing and Urban Development.

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    Armed Forces Nominations Hearing

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a confirmation hearing on the nomination of General David Petraeus for reappointment to the grade of general and to be commander, U.S. Central…

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    National Security Assessment

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on current and future worldwide threats to the national security of the United States. The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA)…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began a period of morning business.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and begin a period of morning business. Thereafter, the Senate resumed consideration of the motion to proceed to S.3044, the Consumer-First Energy bill

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began a period of morning business. The Declaration of Independence was read into the Congressional Record during morning business and can be viewed at…

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