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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and resumed consideration of H.R. 2419, the Farm Bill. The passed S. 2338 as amended; FHA Modernization Act of 2007. The Senate agreed to the H.R. 1585 Conference…

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    Vietnam Revisited, Day 4

    In an interview, James Clad discussed politics and tourism in Singapore and Thailand. Former Navy Secretary James Webb took viewer questions on the political split in the American public over the Vietnam War. He…

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    Veterans Affairs Secretary Nomination

    Dr. Peake was introduced by Senator Inouye and former Senator Dole, both combat veterans, who urged his confirmation. Dr. Peake, a physician, testified about his qualifications. Topics…

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    Reducing the Prison Population

    Panelists spoke about a report on the rising prison population, ways to reduce prison populations and potential reforms in the criminal justice system. Among the issues they addressed were…

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    The State of the Army

    General Casey and Secretary Geren testified about the need for a larger U.S. Army to meet administration demands. General Casey said, “We are consumed with meeting the demands of the current…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and resumed consideration of the motions to proceed to S. 2340, the Alternative Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill and H.R. 4156, the Emergency Supplemental…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began a period of morning business. Thereafter, the Senate resumed consideration of H.R. 2419, the Farm bill.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed H.R. 3043 as amended; Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008.

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    Situation in Myanmar (Burma)

    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on the situation in Myanmar, also known as Burma. Analysts, officials, and dissidents spoke about the government repression of…

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    U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea

    A hearing was held on the U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea and potential U.S. ratification of the treaty. Among the issues addressed were implications of the treaty on efforts to combat…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and resumed consideration of H.R.1585 , the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008. The Senate agreed to H.J.Res.43; a joint resolution increasing the…

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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 began a period of morning business. Thereafter, the Senate resumed consideration of H.R. 1585, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed consideration of H.R. 1585, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008.

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    Situation in Iraq

    Senator Jim Webb, a member of the Senate Armed Services and Foreign Relations Committees, was interviewed about Iraq and his views after hearing the testimony of General Petraeus and…

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    Status of War in Iraq

    General Petraeus and Ambassador Crocker testified about military operations in Iraq, recommendations for future Iraq policy, and the ability of the Iraqi Parliament to meet the security challenges of…

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    Senate Session

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    Iraq Security Forces Report

    General Jones and other commissioners testified about their report on security in Iraq and the capabilities of Iraqi security forces operating in tandem with U.S. military forces. They…

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    Report on Operations in Iraq

    The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on the Government Accountability Office’s report on the performance record of the Iraqi government. David Walker testified about…

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