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    Secretary of State Nomination Committee Vote

    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted along party lines to move the nomination of Rex Tillerson to be the next Secretary of State out of committee. Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) chairs the…

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    Secretary of State Confirmation Hearing, Part 1

    Former ExxonMobil Chair and CEO Rex Tillerson testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on his nomination to be secretary of state in the Donald Trump administration. He…

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    EPA Administrator Confirmation Hearing, Part 1

    Scott Pruitt testified before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on his nomination to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the Trump administration. Mr. Pruitt said he…

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    Treasury Secretary Confirmation Hearing

    Steven Mnuchin testified before the Senate Finance Committee on his nomination by President-elect Trump to be the next secretary of the Department of the Treasury. The nominee defended his…

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    EPA Administrator Confirmation Hearing, Part 2

    Scott Pruitt testified before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on his nomination by President-elect Trump to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).…

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    Senators McCain and Cardin on Russian Hacking

    Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) introduced energy sanctions against Russia for election-year hacking revealed in a recent intelligence community report.

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    Secretary of State Confirmation Hearing, Part 3

    Former ExxonMobil Chair and CEO Rex Tillerson testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on his nomination to be secretary of state in the Trump administration. He answered…

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    Senator Van Hollen Maiden Speech

    Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) gave his first speech as a senator on the 2017 budget resolution and the Republican strategy to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Senator Van Hollen said…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed debate on the fiscal year 2017 budget resolution, which includes instructions to committees to write legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

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    News Review with Senator Ben Cardin

    Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) talked about President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson for secretary of State, and other nominees by Mr. Trump. He also discussed…

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    Iran and Terror Threats

    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on the influence and involvement of Iran with terror-related groups in the Middle East and around the world. Two former Defense Department…

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    Senate Session

    Following Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid’s (D-NV) farewell address, the Senate passed S. 2943, the National Defense Authorization Act.

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate approved the House-passed continuing resolution, which extends government funding until April 28. It also included funding for miners' health care for four months and the water…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate resumed debate on a $6.3 billion medical research bill, which would expedite the development and delivery of medical cures and treatments.

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    Foreign Policy and National Security Conference, Senator Ben Cardin

    Senate Foreign Relations Committee Ranking Member Ben Cardin (D-MD) was talked about various global challenges including Russian aggression, the Syrian civil war, and U.S.-Cuba relations. He also discussed the…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate convened for a legislative session.

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate debated a bill to expand rural health care, the Expanding Capacity for Health Outcomes (ECHO) Act (S. 2873)

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    North Korea Threat

    State Department officials testified at a hearing on the U.S. response to North Korea’s nuclear program. They witnesses discussed recent sanctions imposed on North Korea and Chinese…

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    Conflict in Syria

    Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken testified at a hearing about the regional impact of the ongoing Syrian conflict. Senators asked about strained relations with Russia resulting from a failed ceasefire…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for a period of Morning Business, with senators permitted to speak on a variety of topics.

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