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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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    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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    Senator Ben Cardin Town Hall Meeting in Ocean City, Maryland

    Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) held a town hall meeting in Ocean City, Maryland, at the Maryland Association of Counties Summer Conference. Senator Cardin responded to questions ranging from the…

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    National Urban League, Afternoon Session

    Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD), Representative Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), and others delivered remarks on voting rights. They criticized recent voter ID laws and but stressed the importance of…

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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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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed an opioid abuse treatment bill. Members also voted 89-4 in favor of extending Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) funding to September 30, 2017, and confirmed Carla…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed initial debate on H.R. 5293, a Defense spending bill. Members debated climate change. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) said this was his 144th time to talk about the…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate approved a bill to establish voluntary federal labeling standards for genetically modified foods, followed by a procedural vote blocking a defense spending bill. 

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    Medicare Part B Program

    Dr. Patrick Conway testified at a hearing on proposed changes to Medicare Part B, which covers injectable and infused drugs for elderly patients. He outlined the Centers for Medicare and…

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    U.S. Policy Toward Libya

    State Department Special Envoy for Libya Jonathan Winer testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to update the members on the security and economic situation in Libya. He…

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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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    U.S. Policy Toward Russia

    Officials from the Departments of State and Defense as well as a Russian pro-democracy activist were among the witnesses who testified on U.S. policy toward Russia. The hearing focused on…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate resumed debate on H.R. 2578, the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act 2016 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, which is expected to be…

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    Senate Session

    Following leader remarks and a period of morning business, senators were to vote on the motion to proceed to H.R. 2578, a commerce, justice, and science appropriations bill. Senator…

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    Iran Nuclear Agreement Implementation

    Thomas Shannon testified at a hearing on the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, the nuclear non-proliferation agreement between Iran and the P5+1* nations. The…

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    Cybersecurity and Taxpayer Data

    IRS Commissioner John Koskinen and officials from the Treasury Department and the Government Accountability Office testified at a hearing on preventing and responding to cyber attacks and…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed consideration of S. 2943, a defense authorization bill. Members also confirmed President Obama’s nominee to be the U.S. representative to the International Atomic…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate was expected to consider a joint resolution to block the implementation of the Labor Department’s fiduciary rule on retirement investment advice.

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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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    Overtime Pay Rule

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on the potential effects of the Labor Department’s proposed overtime rule for small businesses. The rule would extend overtime protection to workers earning…

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