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    Veterans' Health Care

    Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald testified before the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee about a report released by the Commission on Care with recommendations for improving the…

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    U.S. Policy in Afghanistan

    State Department Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Olson testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee providing an update on the security and political situation in…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA) delivered the weekly Republican address. He marked the 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and paid tribute to the victims,…

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    Transnational Organized Crime

    Former Ambassador William Brownfield testified on the threat of transnational organized crime to U.S. and global security. He talked about U.S. efforts against drug trafficking, human…

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    Every Student Succeeds Act Implementation

    Education Secretary John King testified at a hearing on implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act, which was signed into law in December 2015 to replace the No Child Left Behind Act.…

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    Zika Virus Prevention Efforts

    Dr. Tom Frieden was one of the three witnesses at a hearing on prevention efforts against the Zika virus. Dr. Frieden in his testimony outlined the preparations in the U.S. for the…

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    Efforts to Defeat ISIS

    Brett McGurk, the State Department’s special presidential envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL, testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the threat posed by…

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate voted 52-48 to block the conference report for H.R. 2577, the combined transportation and housing spending bill with the military construction-Veterans Affairs spending bill,…

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    Senator Isakson on Zika Virus Legislation

    Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA) spoke about the Senate vote to block the conference report for the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, which…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued work on H.R. 2578, the Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations bill for fiscal year 2017.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate held a moment of silence for the victims of the Orlando mass shooting. Senate continued work on S. 2943, the National Defense Authorization Act.

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate reconvened following Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address to a joint meeting of Congress. Members resumed debate on S. 2943, the defense authorization bill for fiscal…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate continued work on S. 2943, the National Defense Authorization Act.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate approved a measure seeking to end federal inspection of catfish by the Department of Agriculture. Senators also voted 98-0 to advance the fiscal year 2017 defense programs and policy bill.…

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    Senators voted to start debate on repealing new regulations on retirement investment advisers.

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    Education Policy and Funding

    Teacher union leaders, school superintendents, and education scholars testified at a hearing on implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act, which was signed into law in December 2015…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed H.R. 2577, the combined transportation and housing spending bill with the military construction-Veterans Affairs spending bill.

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    Terrorism in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Officials from the State Department, U.S. Agency for International Development, the United Nations Development Programme and National Democratic Institute testified at a hearing on…

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    Senate Session

    Following leader remarks and a period of morning business, the Senate resumed debate on H.R. 2577, a bill that combined a transportation and housing spending bill with the military…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate voted on several amendments dealing with federal funding for Zika virus research and prevention.

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