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  • Homeland Security Secretary Nominee Kirstjen Nielsen Testifies at Confirmation Hearing
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    Homeland Security Secretary Confirmation Hearing

    Kirstjen Nielsen, testified before the Senate Homeland Security Committee on her nomination for Homeland Security secretary in the Trump administration. She pledged to ensure the integrity of the…

  • US Senate Continues Debate on Nominations
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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate voted to limit debate on Derek Kan’s nomination for Transportation Department undersecretary.

  • FEMA Administrator Testifies on Federal Response to Hurricanes
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    Federal Response to Hurricanes

    Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long was among the witnesses who testified at a hearing on the federal government’s response to various hurricanes that hit U.S.…

  • Senate Banking Panel Examines Consumer Data Protection at Credit Bureaus
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    Equifax Data Breach

    Representatives of the credit reporting industry and consumer protection groups were among the witnesses at a hearing on potential legislative responses to the Equifax data breach, which…

  • US Senate Passes GOP Budget Resolution in 5149 Vote
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    Senate Session

    In a 51-49 vote, the Senate passed the Republican fiscal year 2018 budget resolution which clears the way for committees to work on tax legislation Senator Rand Paul (KY) was the only…

  • North Korea Sanctions
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    North Korea Sanctions

    State Department officials testified at a hearing on the efficacy of unilateral and multilateral sanctions against North Korea in response to its pursuit of a nuclear weapons program. They…

  • Former Equifax CEO Testifies Before Senate Banking Panel
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    Senate Banking Committee Hearing on Equifax Data Breach

    Former Equifax Chair and CEO Richard Smith testified before the Senate Banking Committee on the company’s data breach that left more than 140 million consumers' data at risk. Senators focused their…

  • Senate Banking Hearing Focuses on Wells Fargo Unauthorized Accounts
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    Wells Fargo Unauthorized Accounts

    Wells Fargo CEO Timothy Sloan testified at a hearing on the bank’s business practices. Wells Fargo had faced scrutiny since 2016 when it was revealed that customers had unknowingly been enrolled for…

  • US Senate Debates Federal Reserve Board Nomination
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    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed the nominations of Lee Cissna to be director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, and Randal Quarles to be a member and vice chair of the Federal Reserve…

  • Hearing Focuses on Rural Development and Energy Programs
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    Rural Development and Energy Programs

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on rural development and energy programs for the 2018 farm bill. The first panel included testimony by several Agriculture Department officials who outlined…

  • Securities and Exchange Commission Oversight Hearing
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    Securities and Exchange Commission Oversight Hearing

    Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Jay Clayton testified before the Senate Banking Committee on his agency’s priorities and agenda. Mr. Clayton addressed the 2016 SEC data breach, saying he…

  • Senior Officials Testify on Homeland Security Threats
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    Homeland Security Threats

    FBI Director Christopher Wray, acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke and National Counterterrorism Center Director Nicholas Rasmussen provided an update on the threats facing the United…

  • US Senate Meets for Legislative Business
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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The U.S. Senate resumed consideration of the National Defense Authorization Act. Members also made speeches about the need for hurricane response in Puerto Rico.

  • Senate Agriculture Committee Scrutinizes Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
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    Farm Bill and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

    Witnesses testified on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as food stamps. Some of the areas examined were barriers to nutritional food access in rural areas and…

  • Janet Yellen 3 Percent Growth Quite Challenging
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    Monetary Policy and the Economy

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen delivered the central bank’s semiannual monetary policy report. This was her second day on the Hill. She said she’d like to see a three percent growth rate for the…

  • US Senate Takes Up Nominations
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    Senate Session, Part 2

    Senators made speeches about the Affordable Care Act. At approximately four hours and 35 minutes into this House session, due to an off and on 10-minute signal loss, portions of the audio…

  • 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.

  • Senator Schumer Calls on Donald Trump Jr to Testify on Russia Meeting
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    Senate Democratic Agenda

    Following the Senate Republican weekly conference lunch, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) reacted to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s decision to delay August recess by two…

  • US Senate Meets for Morning Business
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    Senate Session

    The Senate considered an Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs nominee.

  • US Senate Confirms Neomi Rao Nomination 5936
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    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed Neomi Rao’s nomination to be administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA).

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