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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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    Attorney General Nomination Vote

    The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 11-9 along party lines to send the nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) to be attorney general in the Trump administration to the full Senate.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate in a 56-43 vote confirmed former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson’s nomination to be secretary of state.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate voted to move forward with debate on three Trump administration Cabinet nominees: Senator Jeff Sessions for attorney general, Representative Tom Price for secretary of health and…

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    Judiciary Committee Vote on Attorney General Nomination

    Democratic members of the Senate Judiciary Committee delayed a vote on whether to send to the full Senate Senator Jeff Sessions' (R-AL) nomination to be attorney general in the Trump administration. During…

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    Attorney General Nomination

    The Senate Judiciary Committee delayed by at least a week a vote on President Trump’s nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) to be attorney general. The delay was requested by Democrats on…

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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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    Infrastructure

    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Democratic colleagues about their $1 trillion infrastructure bill for road, port, drinking water, and other such projects, which they say they would…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate confirmed South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley to be United Nations ambassador in a 96-4 vote.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate voted 66-32 to confirm Representative Mike Pompeo (R-KS) to be the next director of the CIA.

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    Senate Session

    Following the inaugural ceremony, Senators began consideration of two of the cabinet nominations in the new Trump administration. Votes on the nominees were expected during this session.

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    Attorney General Confirmation Hearing, Day 1 Part 1

    Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) testified at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on his nomination to be attorney general in the Donald Trump administration. He was introduced by Senators Susan Collins…

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    Attorney General Confirmation Hearing, Day 2

    Former Attorney General Michael Mukasey, Representative John Lewis (D-GA), and Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) were among the witnesses on day two of a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing…

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    Attorney General Confirmation Hearing, Day 1 Part 2

    Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) testified at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on his nomination to be attorney general in the Donald Trump administration. In the second portion, committee members questioned the nominee…

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    Senate Ceremonial Swearing-in

    Vice President Biden held a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony with newly-elected and re-elected senators. The event happens at the start of each Congress in the Old Senate Chamber. The…

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    AT&T-Time Warner Proposed Merger

    Chief executive officers Randall Stephenson of AT&T and Jeffrey Bewkes of Time Warne, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, and other telecommunications experts testified at a hearing on possible…

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    Senate Session

    Following Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid’s (D-NV) farewell address, the Senate passed S. 2943, the National Defense Authorization Act.

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate approved the House-passed continuing resolution, which extends government funding until April 28. It also included funding for miners' health care for four months and the water…

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