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the little lobbyists who insured -- >> we will break from this campaign event as the u.s. senate is gathering in for a brief pro forma session as lawmakers continue their 2-week break, live now to the u.s. senate. the presiding officer: the senate will come to order. the clerk will read a communication to the senate. the clerk: washington, d.c., april 18, 2019. to the senate: under the provisions of rule 1, paragraph 3, of the standing rules of the senate, i hereby appoint the honorable roy blunt, a senator from the state of missouri, to perform the duties of the chair. signed: chuck grassley, president pro tempore. the presiding officer: under the previous order, the senate stands adjourned
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until 9:00 a.m. on >> and the senate wrapping up a brief pro forma session on this thursday. lawmakers are in the midst of a 2-week break and will return to capitol hill on monday, april 29th. when senators return it will continue the confirmation debate for district court judges and executive nominees in the trump administration. we have live coverage of the senate on c-span2, earlier congressional lawmakers received a redacted version of robert mueller's report for, possible collusion between the trump campaign and russia to influence the 2016 election. you see that report on our website c-span.org, we have live coverage of the report is release along with your response on the companion network c-span. joe biden at a rally in
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massachusetts, we are planning live coverage of that beginning at 2:00 eastern on c-span2. now back to democratic presidential candidate beto o'rourke's campaign event in alexandria, virginia. >> it is okay. listen. [crowd chanting] >> there is no reason that in this country where we all care about one another, care for one another, defined not by party or any other difference but should not matter, we cannot come together to make sure people are crowdfunding their insulin treatment, nurses who administer insulin are dying of diabetes as they are doing today, care for themselves as they provide everybody else and we meet the challenge of curable cancers and ensure that not another schoolteacher dies of the flu.

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