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    Secretary of Defense Nomination Hearing

    Robert Gates testified about his nomination as Secretary of Defense. The hearing focused on the conduct of military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as the future U.S. military role in Iraq.…

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    Pentagon Financial System

    Administration and Defense Department officials testified about business systems and financial reforms in department accounting methods, auditing procedures for military program…

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    Military Operations in Iraq

    General Abizaid testified about U.S. military operations in Iraq, security concerns in the country, the state of sectarian violence, and future U.S. strategy in the region. In his testimony…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convenes and resumes consideration of H.R.5385, the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2007.

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    Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs Nomination

    The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee held a hearing on the nomination of Susan E. Dudley to be administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs,…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convenes and begins a period of morning business.

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    Hawaii Democratic Senate Primary Debate

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    Homeland Security Department

    Director Tom Ridge and other witnesses testified about the proposed reorganization of the federal government involving the creation of a new Department of Homeland Security. Among the issues they…

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    The Pundit Whodunit

    The 14th Annual Arena Stage Benefit for Community Engagement was a one-night-only performance of the original crime-solving comedy, The Pundit Whodunit: The Case of the Political Puzzle,…

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    Hurricane Katrina Response

    The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee held a hearing on the Homeland Security Department’s preparation and response to Hurricane Katrina and a report issued the same day finding faults in all…

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    Leadership During Hurricane Katrina

    The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee’s 18th hearing as part of the committee’s investigation of the government’s preparation for and response to Hurricane Katrina…

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    Preparedness for Hurricanes Katrina and Rita

    A hearing was held on the role of Gulf Coast governors in responding to Hurricane Katrina. Governor Blanco was questioned over state evacuation plans that left sick and elderly patients in nursing…

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    Hurricane Katrina Evacuation

    Mayor Nagin and transportation officials testified federal state and local responses to Hurricane Katrina and evacuation efforts following catastrophic flooding in New Orleans. They also…

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    Iraq Reconstruction Contracting

    Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction Stuart Bowen testified about a report on problems with contracting in Iraq and proposed changes to try to prevent future waste, fraud and…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began a period of morning business. Thereafter, the Senate resumed consideration of H.R. 5441, the Homeland Security Appropriations bill. The Senate passed H.R.…

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

    The Senate considered the conference report to accompany H.R. 2361, the Department of the Interior Appropriations bill. Senator Frist made remarks on the floor about his reconsideration of…

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    Tribal Lobbying

    The Senate Indian Affairs Committee met for the release of a report on the investigation into misconduct in lobbying for Indians. Other committee business included Indian Community Water…

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    National Park Service Management Policies

    A hearing was held to receive testimony on the National Park Service’s Revised Draft Management Policies, including potential impact of the policies on park operations, park resources,…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began a period of morning business followed by consideration of S. 2766, the Defense Authorization bill. During the session several senators paid tribute to Senator…

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