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    Every Student Succeeds Act Implementation

    Education Secretary John King testified at a hearing on implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act, which was signed into law in December 2015 to replace the No Child Left Behind Act.…

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    College Campus Safety

    Representatives from several universities, security experts, and advocates testified at a hearing on college campus safety, including concerns about bullying, hazing, and sexual assault.

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate resumed debate on S. 3100, a bill to block federal funding from “sanctuary cities” that bar local law enforcement officials from cooperating with federal immigration officials. Members…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate reconvened after a short recess to resume debate on the Commerce, Science, Justice spending bill for fiscal year 2017. Members voted to block a bipartisan gun control proposal that would prevent…

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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 Session

    The Senate voted 68-23 to advance to debate on S. 2943, the National Defense Authorization Act. 

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate reconvened following Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address to a joint meeting of Congress. Members resumed debate on S. 2943, the defense authorization bill for fiscal…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed H.R. 2577, the combined transportation and housing spending bill with the military construction-Veterans Affairs spending bill.

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    Senate Session

    Following leader remarks and a period of morning business, the Senate resumed debate on H.R. 2577, a bill that combined a transportation and housing spending bill with the military…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate voted on several amendments dealing with federal funding for Zika virus research and prevention.

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    Following leader remarks, the Senate resumed debate on H.R. 2577, a transportation, housing, military construction, and Veterans Affairs spending bill. 

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    Senate Session

    The Senate approved the nomination of Paula Xinis to be district judge for the District of Maryland.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate passed by a 90-8 vote H.R.2028, an energy and water projects spending bill for fiscal year 2017. 

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    Senator Susan Collins on Merrick Garland Supreme Court Nomination

    Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) spoke to reporters following her hour-long meeting with Chief Judge Merrick Garland, President Obama’s pick to fill the Supreme Court seat vacated by the death…

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    Senate Pro Forma Session

    The Senate convened for a pro forma session.

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    Education Secretary Nominee John King Confirmation Hearing

    John King testified before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on his nomination to be the next secretary of Education. Most of the committee members' questions…

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate continued debate on an opioid addiction bill, S. 524, the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act.

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate continued debate on an opioid addiction bill, S. 524, the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act.

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    Global Threats

    Intelligence Community leaders testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee, providing an assessment of the main global threats to the U.S., including ISIL*, North Korea’s nuclear…

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    Generic Drug Approval Process and Accessibility

    Dr. Janet Woodcock, director of the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, testified at a hearing on the accessibility of generic drugs. She talked about progress being made on…

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