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    Unauthorized Wells Fargo Accounts

    Wells Fargo Chair and CEO John Stumpf appeared before the Senate Banking Committee to discuss his company’s settlement with federal officials in which Wells Fargo agreed to pay $185 million…

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    Future of the Supreme Court

    Panelists talked about about the future of the Supreme Court and diversity in the judicial system, in light of the 2016 presidential election and the balance of power in the U.S. Senate.

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    Democratic National Convention, Day 1

    Day one of the 2016 Democratic National Convention included first lady Michelle Obama, 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), and immigration advocate Astrid…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed initial debate on H.R. 5293, a Defense spending bill. Members debated climate change. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) said this was his 144th time to talk about the…

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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 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 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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    Securities and Exchange Commission Operations

    Mary Jo White testified at an oversight hearing on what her Securities and Exchange Commission agency is doing to protect investors. She answered several questions on the effectiveness of…

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    Monetary Policy and the Economy

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testified before the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee on the central bank’s semi-annual Monetary Policy Report to Congress. Chair Yellen told…

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    Campaign Finance Reforms and Gun Control

    Senate Democrats Charles Schumer (NY), Sheldon Whitehouse (RI), Tom Udall (NM), and Jeff Merkley (OR) spoke to reporters about legislation to overturn the Supreme Court’s decision in…

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    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate continued work on H.R. 2578, the Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations bill. 

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    Senate Session

    The Senate continued work on H.R. 2578, the Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations bill for fiscal year 2017.

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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 2

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

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    Senate Session, Part 1

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

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    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed consideration of S. 2943, a defense authorization bill. Members also confirmed President Obama’s nominee to be the U.S. representative to the International Atomic…

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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 and policy bill.…

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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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    Combating Violent Extremism

    U2 lead singer Bono and Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken were among the witnesses at a hearing on resources needed to combat violent extremism. The witnesses said the United States…

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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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