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    U.S. Ambassador to Israel Confirmation Hearing

    David Friedman testified at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on his nomination to be U.S. ambassador to Israel. Mr. Friedman, a bankruptcy attorney, advised President Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign…

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate by a 81-19 vote confirmed Linda McMahon’s nomination to be administrator of the Small Business Administration. Members were also expected to consider a disapproval resolution on…

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    Gun Background Checks

    Senators Grassley (R-IA), Hatch (R-UT), Murphy (D-CT), and Wyden (D-OR) spoke on the chamber floor about gun background checks for mentally ill persons. Republicans senators argued for…

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    Senator Chris Murphy on Democratic Policy Priorities

    Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) talked about Democratic policy priorities in the Republican-led Congress.

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    U.S. Policy Toward Russia and Ukraine

    Andrea Mitchell moderated a discussion at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace at the release of a report looking at U.S. policy toward Russia and Ukraine. The report urged a…

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    U.S.-Russia Relations

    General Philip Breedlove (Retired) and Julianne Smith testified at a hearing on the increasing challenges of the U.S.-Russia relationship. Both agreed that the Trump administration needed…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed Representative Tom Price’s (R-GA) nomination to be health and human services secretary. Senators also voted to move forward on the nomination of Steve Mnuchin for…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate session of Monday, February 6, 2017, resumed at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday to continue debate on the nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) to be attorney general. Senator Sessions…

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate debated and spoke about through the night Betsy DeVos' nomination to be for secretary of education in the Trump administration. During the vote on her confirmation, President…

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    Education Secretary Confirmation Hearing

    Betsy DeVos testified before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on her nomination for secretary of education in the Trump administration. She answered questions on a wide…

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    Betsy DeVos Nomination Committee Vote, Part 2

    The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee returned from a recess of its executive session to consider President Trump’s nomination of Betsy DeVos to be the education secretary.…

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    Betsy DeVos Nomination Committee Vote, Part 1

    The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee met in executive session to consider President Trump’s nomination of Betsy DeVos to be the education secretary. Senators debated her…

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    Senator Chris Murphy on Iran Nuclear Agreement

    Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) talked about the future of the Iran nuclear agreement. He said the president’s order on refugees and immigrants, which placed a temporary travel ban on people from seven…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate resumed consideration of former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson’s nomination to be secretary of State.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate by a 56-43 vote advanced the nomination of former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to be secretary of state in the Trump administration. Democrats spoke out against President Trump’s…

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    SBA Administrator Confirmation Hearing

    The Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee held a hearing for former World Wrestling Entertainment President and Chief Executive Officer Linda McMahon, President Trump’s…

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    Health and Human Services Secretary Confirmation Hearing

    Representative Tom Price (R-GA) testified before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee on his nomination to be Department of Health and Human Services secretary in the Trump…

    8,665 views
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    U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Confirmation Hearing

    Governor Nikki Haley (R-SC) testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on her nomination to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations in the Trump administration. She was introduced…

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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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    Secretary of State Confirmation Hearing, Part 2

    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…

    1,693 views
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