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  • US Senate Confirms Deputy Defense Secretary Nominee
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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate voted 92-7 to confirm Patrick Shanahan’s nomination for deputy secretary of defense.

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  • US Senate Confirms Japan Ambassador Nominee
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    Senate Session

    The Senate voted 86-12 to confirm the nomination of William Hagerty to be U.S. ambassador to Japan.

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  • Labor Secretary Acosta Testifies on FY 2018 Budget Request
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    Fiscal Year 2018 Labor Department Budget Request

    Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta testified on his department’s fiscal year 2018 budget request. Topics included the impact on jobs if the Affordable Care Act were replaced, expanding…

    858 views
  • Deputy AG Knows of No Reason to Fire Special Prosecutor Mueller
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    Fiscal Year 2018 Justice Department Budget

    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said that only he has to power to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller handling the investigation into Russian interference in the U.S. elections. Mr.…

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  • NIH Officials Testify on FY 2018 Budget Request
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    Fiscal Year 2018 NIH Budget

    National Institutes of Health directors testified at a hearing on their fiscal year 2018 budget request, and some of the medical research taking place to combat diseases. The leaders outlined…

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  • Education Secretary Pressed on Protections for LGBTQ Religious Minorities
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    Department of Education Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Request

    Secretary Betsy DeVos testified before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on President Trump’s fiscal year 2018 Department of Education budget request. As in her last testimony on the 2018…

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  • US Senate Confirms Deputy Secretary of State Nomination 946
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    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed John Sullivan’s nomination to be deputy secretary of state. The chamber also voted to advance Amul Thapar’s nomination for circuit judge in the Sixth Circuit Court of…

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  • US Senate Debates Deputy Transportation Nominee
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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate in a 56-42 voted confirmed the nomination of Jeffrey Rosen to be deputy secretary of the Department of Transportation.

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  • US Senate Debates FDA Commissioner Nomination
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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate confirmed Scott Gottlieb’s nomination to be Food and Drug Administration commissioner.

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  • US Senate Approves 11 Trillion Government Spending Bill 7918
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    Senate Session

    The Senate debated the $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill to fund the federal government through September, 30, 2017.

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  • US Senate Confirms SEC Chair Nominee Jay Clayton 6137
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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate confirmed Jay Clayton’s nomination to serve in and chair the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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  • U S Senate Votes to Confirm Alexander Acosta as Labor Secretary
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    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed post-cloture debate on Alexander Acosta’s nomination to be secretary of Labor.

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  • FDA Commissioner Nominee Scott Gottlieb Defends Against Accusations of Conflicts of Interest
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    Food and Drug Administrator Confirmation Hearing

    Dr. Scott Gottlieb testified at a confirmation hearing on his nomination to be commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). He said his priorities at the FDA would be combating opioid…

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  • US Senate Meets for Legislative Business
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    Senate Session

    The Senate considered a disapproval resolution to overturn a Labor Department rule dealing with retirement plans and federal pension law.

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  • US Senate Debates Montenegro Membership of NATO
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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate approved a treaty allowing Montenegro to join the NATO alliance.

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  • Labor Secretary Nominee Outlines Policy Priorities at Confirmation Hearing
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    Labor Secretary Nomination Hearing

    The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee held the confirmation hearing for President Trump’s labor secretary nominee, Alexander Acosta. He was asked about several issues including…

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  • US Senate Meets for Legislative Business
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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed a bill that repeals an Obama administration Labor Department rule citing employers that fail to record certain employee illnesses and workplace injuries.

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  • US Senate Meets for General Speeches
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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate repealed an Obama administration rule that bans certain methods of hunting in Alaska.

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  • US Senate Meets for Legislative Business
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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed a resolution to overturn an Education Department rule from the Obama administration rule that implemented state school accountability plans. They also voted to advance the…

    858 views
  • US Senate Meets for Legislative Business
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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed a bill overturning an Obama administration regulation requiring states and institutions of higher learning colleges and universities to report on the effectiveness of…

    654 views
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