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    Summer Reading with Senator Lamar Alexander

    Senator Lamar Alexander talked about his personal library and answered the question “What are you reading this summer?”

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    Opioid Abuse Legislation

    A House-Senate conference committee met to consider a bill addressing opioid abuse treatment and prevention. S.524, the “Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016,”…

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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…

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    Senate Session, Part 3

    Members gave general speeches and continued post-cloture debate on the House-passed Puerto Rico debt restructuring bill.During general speeches Tennessee Senators Lamar Alexander and Bob…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed debate on S. 2943, the defense authorization bill for fiscal year 2017.

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    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate continued work on S. 2943, the National Defense Authorization Act.

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    After Words with Senator Mitch McConnell

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) talked about his book The Long Game: A Memoir, in which he discusses his life in politics. He was interviewed by Senator Lamar Alexander…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate approved a measure seeking to end federal inspection of catfish by the Department of Agriculture. Senators also voted 98-0 to advance the fiscal year 2017 defense programs…

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    Senators voted to start debate on repealing new regulations on retirement investment advisers.

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    Education Policy and Funding

    Teacher union leaders, school superintendents, and education scholars testified at a hearing on implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act, which was signed into law in December 2015…

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    Senate Session

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

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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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    Senate Session

    The Senate voted end debate on H.R.2028, an energy and water projects spending bill. 

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    Senate Session

    Following leader remarks, the Senate continued work on an energy and water spending bill for fiscal year 2017. Members failed for the third time to limit debate and amendments on the…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued work on an energy and water spending bill for fiscal year 2017.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate blocked a vote to limit debate on an energy and water spending bill for fiscal year 2017.

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate continued work on H.R. 2028, the legislative vehicle for an energy and water spending bill for fiscal year 2017.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed debate on H.R.2028, an energy and water spending bill.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued work on H.R.2028, a $37.5 billion energy and water spending bill for fiscal year 2017.

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    Senate Session

    The Senate voted 85-12 to pass S.2012, an energy policy and modernization bill that would upgrade the nation’s electric grid and increase energy efficiency in buildings. They…

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