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  • Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Testifies Before Senate Judiciary
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    Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Testifies Before Senate Judiciary

    Customs and Border Protection (CPB) Commissioner Kevin McAleenan testified at an oversight hearing on border security and immigration enforcement at the U.S.-Mexico border. He fielded questions on his agency’s use of…

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  • Judiciary FBI and Homeland Officials Testify on Chinese Espionage
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    Judiciary, FBI and Homeland Officials Testify on Chinese Espionage

    Top officials with the Homeland Security and Justice Departments as well as the FBI testified on China’s non-traditional espionage efforts against the United States. Topics included concerns over…

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  • US Senate Debates Yemen War Resolution
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    Senate Session

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  • US Senate Approves Farm Bill 8713
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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate in an 87-13 passed a five-year farm bill. Members also approved Jonathan Kobes' nomination to the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. Senators also paid tribute to Senator Joe…

    View in Congressional Chronicle1,184 views
  • Senate Session
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    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed two nominations: Kathleen Kraninger to be the next Consumer Financial Protection Bureau director, and Bernard McNamee to serve on the Federal Energy Regulatory…

    View in Congressional Chronicle1,327 views
  • Senate Session
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    Senate Session

    The Senate considered the nomination of Bernard McNamee to serve on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

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  • US Senate Meets for Legislative Business
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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate continued work on judicial and executive nominations. Members advanced the nominations of Jonathan Kobes to be a circuit court judge for the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals and…

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  • US Senate Votes on Yemen Resolution
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    Senate Session, Part 2

    Senators Coons (D-DE), Booker (D-NJ) and Flake (R-AZ) tried to bring up a bipartisan bill to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller, but Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) objected. Earlier in the month,…

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  • Senate Judiciary Committee Holds Hearing on Big Bank Bankruptcies
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    Lessons Learned from the 2008 Financial Crisis

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on bankruptcies of large banks 10 years following the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the fourth-largest U.S. investment bank that filed the…

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  • US Senate Meets for Legislative Business
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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed a two-year $20 billion bill to set policy and programs for the Coast Guard. The bill requires the Coast Guard to enforce new rules from the Environmental Protection Agency…

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  • Rhode Island Senate Debate
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    Rhode Island Senate Debate

    Candidates in Rhode Island’s Senate race, incumbent Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Robert Flanders (R) took part in a debate. Topics included Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme…

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  • Social Security Administration Nominee Andrew Saul Testifies at Confirmation Hearing
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    Social Security Commissioner Confirmation Hearing

    The Senate Finance Committee considered the nomination of Andrew Saul to head the Social Security Administration. Mr. Saul, a former chair of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board during the…

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  • Senate Judiciary Committee Considers Sixth Circuit Nominations
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    Judicial Confirmations

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a confirmation hearing to consider several judicial nominees, including Eric Murphy and Chad Readler to sit on the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Murphy was serving as the…

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  • Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Jonathan Kobes Nomination for Eighth Circuit
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    Judicial Nominations

    The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to advance several of President Trump’s judicial nominees. This included the nomination of Jonathan Kobes to be a judge on the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.…

    1,312 views
  • US Senate Considers Judicial Nominations
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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate worked on White House nominations.

    View in Congressional Chronicle387 views
  • Senate Confirms Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court Justice 5048
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    Senate Session

    In a vote of 50-48 vote, the Senate confirmed Judge Brett Kavanaugh to be an associate justice on the Supreme Court. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), who voted “no” on cloture and was the only Republican to oppose the nominee, used a…

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  • Senate to Have Procedural Vote on Kavanaugh Nomination on Friday
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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued the legislative day of September 28, 2018. Members voted 93-6 in favor of a five-year re-authorization of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and 98-1 in favor of…

    View in Congressional Chronicle6,247 views
  • Brett Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearing Begins Amid Democratic Objections and Public Protests
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    Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearing, Day 1, Part 1

    Part one, day one of Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing got underway with protests from Democratic committee members and those in the public seating area of…

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  • Senator Flake Calls for Delaying Kavanaugh Vote to Allow FBI Background Check to Reopen
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    Senate Judiciary Meeting on Brett Kavanaugh Nomination

    The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 11-10 to move the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh out of committee. Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) only cast the deciding “aye” vote after negotiations with…

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  • Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Sexual Assault Hearing Judge Kavanaugh Testimony
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    Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Sexual Assault Hearing, Judge Kavanaugh Testimony

    The Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh about allegations he assaulted Christine Blasey Ford while the two were teenagers. Judge Kavanaugh’s statement…

    95,520 views
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