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    U.S. Strategic Command Confirmation Hearing

    Air Force General John Hyten appeared before the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing for a confirmation of his nomination to be commander of U.S. Strategic Command. General Hyten…

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    Federal Communications Commission Oversight

    Federal Communications Commission commissioners testified at a hearing on oversight of the organization and telecommunications issues. Among the issues discussed were an upcoming FCC vote…

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    National Security and Military Operations

    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Joseph Dunford testified at a hearing on military budget needs, particularly as it related to readiness across the…

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    Cybersecurity and Encryption Technology

    Admiral Michael Rogers and Undersecretary Marcell Lettre testified about cybersecurity threats to the country, including how groups like ISIL* used encrypted technologies to stay hidden while planing and…

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    Singapore State Dinner Guest Arrivals

    Guests arrived at the White House for the State Dinner for Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore. Some of the guests that could be seen arriving included Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL),…

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    Florida Delegation Breakfast, Part 2

    Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) made a surprise appearance at a breakfast for the Florida delegation attending the Democratic National Convention. Other speakers included House Minority…

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    Hillary Clinton Campaign Event in Tampa, Florida

    Democratic presumptive presidential nominee Hillary Clinton campaigned at a rally at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa. She talked about her plans for the economy.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed an opioid abuse treatment bill. Members also voted 89-4 in favor of extending Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) funding to September 30, 2017, and confirmed Carla…

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate resumed debate on S. 524, an opioid abuse prevention bill.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate approved a bill to establish voluntary federal labeling standards for genetically modified foods, followed by a procedural vote blocking a defense spending bill. 

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate voted 52-48 to block the conference report for H.R. 2577, the combined transportation and housing spending bill with the military construction-Veterans Affairs spending bill,…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed Robert Rossiter’s nomination to be a U.S. district judge for the District of Nebraska.

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    Senate Bipartisan Gun Control Proposal

    Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) and eight other senators from both parties presented proposed compromise gun-control legislation the day after four gun-control amendments failed on the Senate floor. The…

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    Senate Democrats News Conference on Gun Amendments

    Florida Senator Bill Nelson during a news conference says sadly he’s going to have to tell 49 grieving families, the families of victims still in the hospital and an Orlando community…

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    Senators Boxer, Toomey, Grassley, Nelson, and Murphy on Gun Control Legislation

    Senators Boxer, Toomey, Grassley, Nelson, and Murphy debated gun control amendments.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate voted to block several gun control amendments, including proposed changes to the terrorist watchlist, universal background checks, and adding mental health considerations for gun…

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    Senate Debate on Gun Violence

    In response to the June 12, 2016, mass shooting at an Orlando, Florida, gay nightclub, Senator Christopher Murphy (D-CT) held the Senate floor for nearly 15 hours to talk about gun violence in the U.S.…

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    Implementation of Highway Spending Bill

    Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx testified at a hearing on the implementation of the $305 billion Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, which President Obama signed into…

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    Senate Session

    Following leader remarks and a period of morning business, senators were to vote on the motion to proceed to H.R. 2578, a commerce, justice, and science appropriations bill. Senator…

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate by an 85-13 vote passed S. 2943, National Defense Authorization Act.

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