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    Surgeon General Confirmation

    Senators debated the nomination of Dr. David Satcher to the office of Surgeon General. The Senate later approved the nomination 63-35. This portion of debate was from the final hour of…

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    Tobacco Legislation Debate

    Members of the U.S. Senate met to debate on removing of the tobacco legislation and the manner in which it was done. Alternative legislation to curb teen smoking was also explored, as well…

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    The Role of Religion on Capitol Hill

    Participants talked about the importance of their faith and about the need for strong statesmen who look to their Christian faith for guidance. Representative Armey then received an award…

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    Attorney General Nomination Hearing, Day 2

    In his second day of testimony before the Judiciary Committee, Mr. Ashcroft answered questions about a variety of issues including abortion, gun control and civil rights. He said that…

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    Attorney General Nomination Hearing, Day 1

    Following extensive opening statements by committee members, Mr. Ashcroft was introduced by Senators Carnahan, Hutchison, and Bond. Mr. Ashcroft testified about his nomination as attorney…

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    Bush Cabinet Announcement

    President-elect Bush announced the nomination of Former Senator John Ashcroft as attorney general. Following the announcement they answered questions from reporters.

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    Need for Conservative Leadership

    Senator Ashcroft focused his remarks on the recent allegations that President Clinton had an affair with a White House intern, lied about it and encouraged others to lie about it. Senator…

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    Senate Session

    Measures Introduced: One bill and two resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 3275, and S. Res. 385-386. Page S11739 Home Ownership Expansion Act: Senate passed H.R. 5640, to expand home ownership…

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    Life and Career of John Ashcroft

    Senator John Ashcroft (R-Missouri) said that he is seriously considering running for the presidency. He talked about his childhood and about his family. He also described the history of his…

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    Bush Campaign Speech

    Mrs. Bush spoke to supporters about her son’s presidential campaign. Among the topics she addressed were the strength of the campaign advisors, Governor Bush’s record in Texas, and the…

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    Senate Session

    Measures Introduced: Eight bills and two resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 3219-3226, S. Res. 380, and S. Con. Res. 153. Page S10801 Measures Reported: Reports were made as follows: Special Report entitled…

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    Missouri Senatorial Debate

    Incumbent Republican Senator Ashcroft debated his Democratic opponent Governor Carnahan on state and national issues.

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    Marketing Violence to Children Day 1

    Government officials and industry experts testified about the recent Federal Trade Commission report on marketing violent entertainment to children. The report criticized the entertainment…

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    Protesting Violence Against Christian Missions in India

    On the lawn of the Capitol, members of Congress and religious leaders hold a protest during Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s address to Congress. The demonstration is to oppose…

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    Senate Session

    Measures Introduced: Twenty bills and two resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 2922-2941, and S. Res. 343-344. Pages S7655-56 Measures Reported: Reports were made as follows: S. 1586, to reduce the…

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

    Measures Introduced: Twenty-two bills and two resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 2812-2833, and S. Res. 330-331. Pages S6120-21 Measures Reported: Reports were made as follows: S. 2507, to…

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    Senate Session

    Measures Introduced: Fourteen bills and two resolutions were introduced, as follows: S. 2766-2779, and S. Res. 326-327. Pages S5662-63 Measures Reported: Reports were made as follows: Special Report entitled ``Further…

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    Senate Session

    Measures Introduced: Fifteen bills and one resolution were introduced, as follows: S. 2732-2746, and S. Con. Res. 123. Pages S5240-41 Measures Reported: Reports were made as follows: S. 11, for the relief of Wei…

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    Senate Session

    Measures Introduced: Thirteen bills and one resolution were introduced, as follows: S. 2713-2725, and S. Res. 322. Page S5027 Measures Reported: Reports were made as follows: S. 1967, to make technical corrections to the…

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