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    Gun Control Legislation Proposal

    Following the Columbine High School Shooting, President Bill Clinton, First Lady Hillary Clinton, and other federal officials talked about a proposed change in the sale of guns and…

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    Senate Session

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    Senator Packwood Resignation

    In an excerpt, Senator Packwood gave his resignation speech on the floor of the U.S. Senate. After his announcement, several of his colleagues paid tribute to him. He resigned after the…

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    CIA Director Confirmation Day 1, Part 2

    The committee continued to question Deputy National Security Adviser Robert Gates during his confirmation hearing for the position of Director of Central Intelligence. Mr. Gates, former…

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    CIA Director Confirmation Day 1, Part 1

    The committee heard testimony in the first day of confirmation hearings for Deputy National Security Adviser Robert Gates, nominated to become Director of Central Intelligence. Mr. Gates…

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    Senate Session

    S.J.Res. 2, S.Res. 11, and S.Res. 12 were introduced. S.Res. 11, to commend the Secretary General of the United Nations was passed, as well as S.Res. 12, calling upon President Gorbachev to…

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    Senator Chafee Funeral

    Family and friends reflected on their memories of Senator Chafee. They paid tribute to his contributions in the U.S. Senate.

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    Retirement Announcement

    Senator Chafee, who had been in public life for 44 years, announced that he would retire when his term expired. Speaking in his home state he said that it was time to come home and “try something…

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

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    Alternative Tax Cut Proposal

    Senators talked to reporters about a bipartisan alternative budget proposal in response to the Republican plan. They stressed that their plan provides tax relief for the middle class but…

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    Senate Session

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    Tax Reduction Proposal Markup

    Senators debated amendments to legislation which would provide $778 billion in tax relief. Among the issues discussed were ways to eliminate the “marriage tax,” cut capital gains taxes,…

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

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    Senate Session

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