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    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed John Sullivan nomination to be deputy secretary of State.

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    Transportation Infrastructure

    Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao testified at a hearing on the Trump administration’s plan to address the nation’s infrastructure challenges. She said the $1 trillion proposal would…

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    Deputy Secretary of State Nomination

    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on the nomination of John Sullivan to be State Department’s deputy secretary. Mr. Sullivan previously served as deputy secretary of commerce under the George W. Bush…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed the nomination of Rachel Brand to be associate attorney general. Members voted to move ahead with debate on former Iowa Governor Terry Branstad to be U.S. ambassador to…

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    Ideas Conference, Economic Growth and Workforce Issues

    The opening portion of the Center for American Progress annual Ideas Conference included keynote remarks by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti (D). In addition, Center for American Progress…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate in a 82-14 vote confirmed the nomination of Robert Lighthizer to be U.S. trade representative.

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    Water Resources and the Economy

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chief of Engineers Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite and local officials testified at a hearing on the economic effects of water resource projects. Other topics included…

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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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    U.S. Policy Toward Libya

    A former U.S. ambassador to Libya was among the two foreign relations experts testifying at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the ongoing civil conflict in Libya and the role the…

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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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    Senate Democrats Judge Gorsuch Nomination

    Senate Democrats, including Jeff Merkley, Mazie Hirono, Richard Blumenthal, and Chris Van Hollen held a news conference with groups opposed to the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court.…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate considered the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court associate justice.

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    President Trump's Executive Action on Environmental Regulations

    Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Ranking Member Tom Carper (D-DE) and members of the committee reacted to President Trump’s executive action to roll back the Obama…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate voted on a number of disapproval resolutions. Vice President Pence broke a 50-50 tie by voting in favor of overturning a Department of Health and Human Services rule on family…

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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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    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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    Syrian Civil War's Humanitarian Toll

    Three Syrian doctors were among the five witnesses at a hearing on the impact on the Syrian people of six years of constant militarized conflict in that country. They and two executives of…

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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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    EPA Administrator Nomination

    Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Brian Schatz (D-HI) Environment and Public Works Committee Ranking Member Tom Carper (D-DE), and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), held a…

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    Senate Democrats on EPA Administrator Nomination

    Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Ranking Member Tom Carper (D-DE) and other Democrats on the committee held a news conference to call for a delay in the Senate’s confirmation vote on Scott…

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