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    Scalia Confirmation Hearing Day 1

    Justice Scalia responded to questions from committee members about his views regarding such topics as federal-state relationships, the Constitution, death penalty, abortion, national…

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    Chief Justice Confirmation Hearing 2

    Prior to confirmation hearings for Judge John Roberts, a compilation of the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings for Justice William Rehnquist’s nomination as Chief Justice was shown.…

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    Bush Campaign Speech

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    Senate Session

    After Morning Business, the Senate debated S.2878, Anti Drug Abuse Act of 1986. Note: This is not a complete session.

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    Senate session

    The Senate considered the nomination of William Rehnquist to be Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Note: This is an incomplete session.

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    Trade Bill Debate

    The House continued to debate the trade bill. An amendment was proposed to strengthen protections for worker rights.

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    Scrambling of Satellite Signals

    Witnesses testified on the scrambling of television programs that are accessible by backyard satellite systems.

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    Voting Confusion

    The House debated a tax reform bill which passed by a voice vote caused by confusion on the House floor where there was support for a recorded vote. The rules of how votes are taken was…

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    Farm Bill and Tobacco Program

    The House debated amendments to the Farm Bill. The tobacco program, a subsidy that increased the price of tobacco, was a source of contention.

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    Emergency Agricultural Relief

    The House met to consider legislation providing emergency agricultural relief, the bill was under a veto threat by President Reagan

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    House Session

    The house met to consider legislation addressing prescription drug prices, drug patent reform, and funding proposals. Members also discussed immigration reform and student loans.

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    Scrambling Satellite Television

    Witnesses testified on satellite service to back yard dishes, the cost of programming and competition.

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