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    Melvin Laird and the U.S. Military

    Panelists talked about Melvin Laird’s time as President Nixon’s defense secretary during the last years of the Vietnam War, and his strategy to position the military for the future. This event by…

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    Perspectives on Pearl Harbor

    Former Senator John Warner (R-VA) and Vice Admiral Robert Dunn (Retired) spoke at an event commemorating the 73rd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. They spoke about their memories of the…

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    Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice

    Panelists shared their personal experiences from the Korean War at a ceremony commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the signing of the Korean War Armistice. They also spoke about the…

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    Secretary of Defense Nomination Hearing, Part 1

    Former Senator Chuck Hagel testified on his nomination to be secretary of Defense. Among the topics he addressed were military operations in Afghanistan and Iraq, his opinions and votes on…

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    Debt and National Security

    Former members of Congress and Admiral Mike Mullen talked about national debt and national security. Admiral Mullen called on Congress to avert the so-called fiscal cliff and lay a…

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    Leadership and Strategy

    David Abshire talked about lessons to be learned from the leadership and strategy of Admiral Arleigh Burke. Following Mr. Abshire’s presentation, Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Mike Mullen,…

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    Senate Session

    Senators will consider a resolution condemning the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. They will reconvene at 1:45 PM to vote on the resolution.

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    Update on Military Situation in Iraq

    General Patraeus and Ambassador Crocker testified on the situation in Iraq and progress made by the government of Iraq in meeting benchmarks for progress and achieving reconciliation. They…

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    Roberts Confirmation Hearing, Day 1

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a confirmation hearing on the appointment of Judge John Roberts to the U.S. Supreme Court seat vacated after the death of Chief Justice William…

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    Scalia Confirmation Hearing Day 1

    Judge Antonin Scalia responded to questions from committee members about his views regarding such topics as federal-state relationships, the Constitution, death penalty, abortion, national…

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    Thomas Confirmation Hearing Day 1, Part 2

    Senators Nunn and Fowler of Georgia, Warner and Robb of Virginia, and Bond and Danforth of Missouri presented Judge Thomas to the Judiciary Committee. Judge Thomas made an opening statement…

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    Climate Change Impact on National Security

    Witnesses testified about global climate change and its potential impact on national security. Among the topics they addressed were potential security challenges posed by displaced…

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    Ceremony on the Post-9/11 GI Bill

    President Obama delivered remarks at a ceremony celebrating the Post-9/11 GI Bill. The previous year, President Bush signed into law a bill granting educational benefits to the members of the…

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    Suffragette Statue Unveiling

    The Architect of the Capitol held a ceremony to formally unveil the statue of three suffragists, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Mott and Susan B. Anthony. Songs from the suffrage era and…

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    Al Gore on Climate Change Legislation

    Former Vice President Gore and Senator Warner testified on the American Clean Energy Security Act of 2009. The proposed legislation would cut carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases by 20 percent by…

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    Afghanistan Ambassador Nomination Hearing

    Lieutenant General Karl Eikenberry, deputy chairman of NATO’s military committee in Brussels, testified about his nominaiton to be the U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan. He was introduced by…

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    Deputy Attorney General Nomination Hearing

    David Ogden testified about his nomination to be the deputy attorney general at the Justice Department. He spoke about his experience and qualifications and said that his first priority…

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    Attorney General Nomination Hearing, Day 1

    Eric Holder testified about his nomination as attorney general. Among the topics he addressed were his involvement in pardons granted by President Clinton at the end of his presidency while…

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    Senator Warner Farewell Speeches

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell paid tribute to retiring Senator John Warren. Senator Warren then delivered his farewell speech. Senator Warren served in the Senate for 30 years,…

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    Vietnam Veterans Christmas Tree

    Participants in a Christmas tree ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall read holiday cards sent to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund.

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