The excerpts from the day’s Senate proceedings included remarks from Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell in response to petitions protesting the seating of Senator-elect Paul Coverdell and Senator-elect Bob Packwood. New and re-elected members of the Senate also participated in the swearing-in ceremony, each accompanied by a sponsoring member of the Senate, and signed the Senate register. close
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