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    Senate Session

    The Senate voted 51-49 to confirm Representative Mick Mulvaney’s (R-SC) nomination to be director of the Office of Management and Budget. Members also voted 54-46 to advance Scott Pruitt’s…

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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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    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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    Committee Vote on EPA Administrator Nomination

    The Environment and Public Works Committee advanced the president’s nomination for the next Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator to the Senate floor for full consideration. The…

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    EPA Administrator Nomination Vote

    Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chair John Barrasso (R-WY) gaveled the committee into an executive session to vote on President Trump’s nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General…

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    EPA Administrator Confirmation Hearing, Part 1

    Scott Pruitt testified before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on his nomination to be administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the Trump administration. Mr. Pruitt said he…

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    Transportation Secretary Confirmation Hearing

    Elaine Chao testified before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on her nomination to be secretary of transportation in the Donald Trump administration. The nominee pledged…

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    Commerce Secretary Confirmation Hearing

    Wilbur Ross testified before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on his nomination to serve as secretary of commerce in the Trump administration. He was introduced by…

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    Defense Secretary Confirmation Hearing

    General James Mattis (Retired) spoke about a number of topics at his confirmation hearing, including U.S.-NATO relations, Russia, U.S. intelligence reliability, the defense budget, and military readiness. On NATO,…

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    Russian Hacking and Cybersecurity

    Top U.S. intelligence officials testified at a hearing on on cybersecurity threats, including Russia’s series of 2016 election-season cyberattacks. The witnesses agreed that Russia was behind the hacking and…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed debate on the fiscal year 2017 budget resolution, which includes instructions to committees to write legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act. The bill passed 51-48.…

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    Senate Republican Legislative Agenda

    Senate Republican leaders spoke with reporters following their weekly party luncheon, which was attended by Vice President-elect Mike Pence. Topics included the remaining legislative items…

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate convened for a legislative session.

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate debated a bill to expand rural health care, the Expanding Capacity for Health Outcomes (ECHO) Act (S. 2873)

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    Republican National Committee Post-Election News Conference

    The Republican National Committee held a press conference on the election results and their agenda moving forward. NRSC Chair Sen. Roger Wicker and NRCC Chair Rep. Greg Walden said that…

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    Senate Pro Forma Session

    The Senate convened for a pro forma session.

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    Defense Budget

    Leaders of the Army, Navy, Marines and Air Force testified at a hearing on budgetary concerns for the Pentagon and member branches of the U.S. military. Topics included the possible impact…

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    National Security and Military Operations

    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Joseph Dunford testified at a hearing on military budget needs, particularly as it related to readiness across the…

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    Federal Communications Commission Oversight

    Federal Communications Commission commissioners testified at a hearing on oversight of the organization and telecommunications issues. Among the issues discussed were an upcoming FCC vote…

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