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    Senior Citizens and Financial Fraud

    Witnesses that included a victim of an IRS impersonation scam and federal officials testified at a hearing on financial fraud targeting senior citizens. Some of the schemes involved purported sweepstakes winnings,…

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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 convened for a legislative session.

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate resumed debate on Representative Mick Mulvaney’s (R-SC) nomination to be director of the Office of Management and Budget.

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    Military Operations in Afghanistan

    Afghanistan military operations commander General John Nicholson updated the Senate Armed Services Committee on security operations and counterterrorism efforts in Afghanistan. He described the…

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    Veterans Affairs Secretary Confirmation Hearing

    David Shulkin testified before the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee on his nomination to be Veterans Affairs secretary in the Trump administration. He was introduced by Senator Pat Toomey…

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    Senator Blumenthal Remarks on Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch

    Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) spoke to reporters following his meeting with Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. He said Judge Gorsuch had told him privately in their meeting that he felt…

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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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    Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch Meeting with Senator Richard Blumenthal

    Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) met in his office with Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s nominee to replace the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

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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 Democratic Agenda

    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and other Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters on Capitol Hill following their weekly caucus lunch. They talked about that day’s tie-breaking…

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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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    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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    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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    Democratic Leadership on Immigration Executive Order

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) were joined by other congressional Democrats at a demonstration outside the U.S. Supreme Court to call…

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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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    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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    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…

    2,801 views
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