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  • US Senate Debates Nominations
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    Senate Session

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  • US Senate Debates Assistant Labor Secretary Nomination
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    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed the nominations of David Zatezalo to be assistant labor secretary for mine safety and health and Mark Esper for secretary of the Army.

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  • US Senate Considers Transportation Department Counsel Nomination
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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate met for a period of morning business and general speeches.

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  • US Senate Continues Debate on Nominations
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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate approved the nomination of William Wehrum to be Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) assistant administrator for air and radiation.

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  • US Senate Continues Debate on Nominations
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    Senate Session

    The Senate considered the nomination of Steven Engel to be an assistant attorney general.

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  • Facebook Google and Twitter Executives Testify on Russia Election Ads
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    Facebook, Google and Twitter Executives on Russian Disinformation

    Twitter, Facebook, and Google officials testified at a hearing on social media and Russian influence in the 2016 elections. The hearing was part of an ongoing investigation by several…

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  • Senators McConnell and Durbin Debate Amy Barrett Nomination
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    Senators McConnell and Durbin on Judicial Nominee Amy Barrett

    Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) praised Amy Barrett’s nomination to the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and urged her confirmation. Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) responded to…

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  • US Senate Debates Seventh Circuit Nomination
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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate convened with members giving speeches on topics such as Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to be U.S. circuit judge for the Seventh Circuit of Appeals.

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  • Trump Administration Officials Testify on Decision to Rescind DACA
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    Rescission of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held an oversight hearing on President Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Witnesses included Homeland Security…

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  • US Senate Takes Up Judicial Nominations
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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued work on Scott Palk’s nomination to be a district judge for the Western District of Oklahoma.

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  • US Senate Approves Disaster Relief Bill
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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate passed a $36.5 billion emergency supplemental disaster aid in response to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria and wildfires in California. Lawmakers also voted to invalidate a…

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  • Attorney General Says He Has Not Been Interviewed By Special Counsel
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    Justice Department Oversight Hearing

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified at a Justice Department oversight hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. He defended President Trump’s decision to fire former FBI Director…

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  • US Senate Considers GOP Budget Resolution
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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate began consideration of the fiscal year 2018 budget resolution.

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  • US Senate Debates Executive Branch Nominations
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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued work on several nominations, including Eric Hargan to be deputy Health and Human Services (HHS) secretary and Lee Cissna to be director of U.S. Citizenship and…

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  • Democratic Senators Press for Action on Gun Violence Prevention
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    Democratic Senators on Combating Gun Violence

    Gun safety advocates and a group of Democratic senators held a news conference on gun legislation following a mass shooting in Las Vegas.

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  • US Senate Leaders React to Las Vegas Mass Shooting
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    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed Federal Communications Commission Chair Ajit Pai’s renomination for a second term.

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  • US Senate Debates Defense Authorization Bill
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    Senate Session, Part 1

    Members spoke about the latest Senate Republican Affordable Care Act replacement bill and relief from Hurricane Harvey.

    439 views
  • Senate Judiciary Committee Takes Up Judicial Nominations
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    Judicial Nominations

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a confirmation hearing for Allison Eid to serve on the U. S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. If confirmed, Ms. Eid would fill the seat vacated by Supreme Court…

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  • Senate Democratic Leaders Speak Out Against GOP Health Care Bill
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    Senate Democratic Agenda

    Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters following their weekly caucus lunch. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) harshly criticized the Senate Republican health care proposal,…

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  • Rally Against Senate Republican Health Care Proposal
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    Rally Against Senate Republican Health Care Proposal

    Democratic senators spoke at a rally on Capitol Hill to oppose the latest Senate Republican health care proposal, sponsored by Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Bill Cassidy (R-LA).…

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