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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) called on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) to not hold a vote on tax reform until Alabama Senate election results are certified and Democratic candidate Doug Jones is sworn into the Senate. Schumer quoted Sen. McConnell from 2010 making a similar demand when then-Sen. Scott Brown (R-MA) won a special election. at that time, Mr. McConnell asked the Democratic majority leader to hold off on the Affordable Health Care vote. Sponsor: U.S....
Topics: alabama, new york, california, moore, virginia, new jersey, minnesota, doug jones, mitch mcconnell,...
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR), and House Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) held a press conference on the Republican tax reform plan. They criticized the plan as a windfall for wealthy Americans at the expense of the middle class and praised an amendment offered by Rep. Brian Higgins (D-NY) that would repeal the corporate tax cuts proposed by Republicans...
Topics: wyden, donald trump, california, new york, chuck schumer
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Nikki Haley testified at a hearing on U.S. relations with the United Nations Ambassador Haley answered several rounds of questions on the U.N.'s attitude toward Israel, threats from North Korea, and Russia and China's veto influence on the U.N. Security Council. In a testy exchange with Represenative Gregory Meeks (D-NY) over President Trump's relationship with allies and withdrawal from global agreements, Ambassador Haley reiterated that under her leadership the U.S. would continue to have a...
Topics: u.n., russia, china, israel, united nations, un, north korea, venezuela, syria, haley, iran,...
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Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao testified on President Trump's fiscal year 2018 budget request. She heard concerns from both Republicans and Democrats on some of its proposals including a plan to privatize the air traffic control system, and reductions to capital investment and surface transportation projects. Secretary Chao was also questioned by Democratic members on the department's congressional oversight policy. Sponsor: House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and...
Topics: faa, new york, madam, washington, caltrans, massachusetts, madam, australia, rogers, chicago, epa,...
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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said that only he has to power to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller handling the investigation into Russian interference in the U.S. elections. Mr. Rosenstein testified before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Justice about the Justice Department's 2018 budget request. Sponsor: Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
Topics: fbi, china, baltimore, new hampshire, chicago, wilmington, alaska, shaheen, georgia, baltimore...
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Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly testified about President Trump's 2018 budget request for the agency in front of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. He answered senators' questions and addressed several issues including border security, federal grants to state and local law enforcement agencies, drug and human trafficking, and the president's executive order on immigration and refugees. Sponsor: Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee
Topics: kelly, mexico, russia, montana, europe, canada, new york city, fbi, california, mccaskill, kevin,...
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Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly defended President Trump's proposed budget cuts for his department at a House Appropriations Subcommitee hearing. He told members that state and local governments are more prepared to deal with national security issues since 9-11 having the personnel in place to deal with a potential crisis without federal counterterrorism funding.
Topics: new york, fema, dhs, mexico, ms. lowey, texas, el salvador, jay johnson, honduras, trump, kelly,...
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) praised the bipartisan agreement to fund the federal government for the rest of the fiscal year, through September 30, 2017. He listed several items in the omnibus that he and the Democrats fought for, including infrastructure spending, money for combating the opioid epidemic, and the community development block grant program. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: new york, joe manchin, california, mexico
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin spoke with Mike Allen, co-founder of Axios. He provided an update on the president's trade agenda, saying NAFTA would be the first major agreement to get reviewed. In addition, Secretary Mnuchin said he was optimistic about passing the health care law replacement legislation and comprehensive tax reform. He also spoke about his relationship with President Trump, infrastructure investment, and cybersecurity in the financial sector. People: Mike Allen; Steven T....
Topics: new york, washington, mexico, california, berlin, apple, trump, nafta, s&p, london, mnuchin,...
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President Trump announced the official approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, calling it a great day for American jobs. He made this announcement at the start of meeting with his National Economic Council. The President was joined by TransCanada Corporation CEO Russell Girling, who made brief remarks on the future construction of the pipeline. Sponsor: White House
Topics: nebraska, los angeles, transcanada, russ, new york
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[LIVE] Judge Neil Gorsuch testified at a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on his nomination to the Supreme Court. People: Chuck Grassley; Patrick J. Leahy Sponsor: Senate Judiciary Committee
Topics: gorsuch, colorado, garland, neil gorsuch, chevron, donald trump, kagan, minnesota, obama, bennett,...
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[LIVE] The Senate resumed debate on former Senator Dan Coats' nomination to be director of national intelligence Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: gorsuch, neil gorsuch, wyoming, montana, alaska, colorado, russia, evelyn, ketchikan, arizona,...
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke at the National Association of Attorneys General's winter meeting. He announced a new federal task force to address crime reduction and public safety. People: George Jepsen; Jeff Sessions; Luther J. Strange III Sponsor: National Association of Attorneys General
Topics: washington, montana, alabama, california, new england, georgia, new york
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[LIVE] The Senate voted 51-49 to confirm Representative Mick Mulvaney's (R-SC) nomination to be director of the Office of Management and Budget. Members also voted 54-46 to advance Scott Pruitt's nomination to be EPA administrator. The debate continued through the night and into the next day, when the Senate voted to confirm Scott Pruitt's nomination. People: Barry C. Black Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: scott pruitt, colorado, oklahoma, mr. pruitt, maine, mercury, donald trump, the e.p.a., greenland,...
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[LIVE] The Senate voted 51-49 to confirm Representative Mick Mulvaney's (R-SC) nomination to be director of the Office of Management and Budget. Members also voted 54-46 to advance Scott Pruitt's nomination to be EPA administrator. The debate continued through the night and into the next day, when the Senate voted to confirm Scott Pruitt's nomination. People: Barry C. Black Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mr. pruitt, california, oklahoma, scott pruitt, delaware, the e.p.a., texas, connecticut, devon,...
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[LIVE] The Senate voted 51-49 to confirm Representative Mick Mulvaney's (R-SC) nomination to be director of the Office of Management and Budget. Members also voted 54-46 to advance Scott Pruitt's nomination to be EPA administrator. The debate continued through the night and into the next day, when the Senate voted to confirm Scott Pruitt's nomination. People: Barry C. Black Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mr. pruitt, oklahoma, scott pruitt, mercury, the e.p.a., pruitt, illinois, hawaii, ms. duckworth,...
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[LIVE] The Senate voted 51-49 to confirm Representative Mick Mulvaney's (R-SC) nomination to be director of the Office of Management and Budget. Members also voted 54-46 to advance Scott Pruitt's nomination to be EPA administrator. The debate continued through the night and into the next day, when the Senate voted to confirm Scott Pruitt's nomination. People: Barry C. Black Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: oklahoma, oregon, scott pruitt, mr. schatz, mr. pruitt, hawaii, mr. merkley, mr. whitehouse,...
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[LIVE] The Senate voted 51-49 to confirm Representative Mick Mulvaney's (R-SC) nomination to be director of the Office of Management and Budget. Members also voted 54-46 to advance Scott Pruitt's nomination to be EPA administrator. The debate continued through the night and into the next day, when the Senate voted to confirm Scott Pruitt's nomination. People: Barry C. Black Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: oklahoma, scott pruitt, mr. pruitt, pruitt, russia, colorado, the e.p.a., devon, scott, washington,...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke about how Supreme Court nominees abide by the "Ginsburg Standard," refraining from previewing how the nominee might vote on a particular case once on the Court. He then criticized Democrats for employing a "double standard" by requesting that nominees answer questions about these issues. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: gorsuch, clinton, ruth bader ginsburg, sotomayor, ginsburg, leahy, obama, new york
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[LIVE] The Senate confirmed Steven Mnuchin's nomination to be treasury secretary of by a vote of 53-47. The Senate then voted unanimously to confirm David Shulkin's nomination to be veterans affairs secretary. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mr. mnuchin, gorsuch, sears, michigan, treasury, rhode island, goldman sachs, lew, mnuchin, mr....
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[LIVE] The Senate resumed consideration of Representative Tom Price's (R-GA) nomination to be health and human services secretary. Luther Strange (R-AL) was sworn in to replace Jeff Sessions, who had resigned to become U.S. attorney general. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: venezuela, maine, massachusetts, collins, mr. collins, new jersey, parkinson, mr. wyden, florida,...
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[LIVE] The Senate resumed consideration of Representative Tom Price's (R-GA) nomination to be health and human services secretary. Luther Strange (R-AL) was sworn in to replace Jeff Sessions, who had resigned to become U.S. attorney general. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: michigan, washington, trump, minnesota, mr. franken, hawaii, new jersey, mr. schumer, george w....
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[LIVE] The Senate session of Monday, February 6, 2017, resumed at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday to continue debate on the nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) to be attorney general. Senator Sessions was confirmed by a vote of 52-47. Following the confirmation of Senator Sessions, the Senate began debate on the nomination of Representative Tom Price (R-GA) to be the secretary of health and human services Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: baltimore, newark, hawaii, john hugh, washington, george w. bush, ms. ledbetter, alabama, trump,...
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[LIVE] The Senate session of Monday, February 6, 2017, resumed at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday to continue debate on the nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) to be attorney general. Senator Sessions was confirmed by a vote of 52-47. Following the confirmation of Senator Sessions, the Senate began debate on the nomination of Representative Tom Price (R-GA) to be the secretary of health and human services Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: russia, alabama, washington, donald trump, mr. durbin, trump, naacp, sally yates, boris, steve...
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Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke in opposition to the nomination of Betsy DeVos to be education secretary. He also touched briefly on the president's immigration order and Russia. He was followed by Senators Murray (D-WA)), Van Hollen (D-MD) and Hirono (D-HI), all of whom spoke against the confirmation of Ms. Devos. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: russia, betsy devos, madam, ms. devos, trump, isis, alaska, maine, new york
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Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) spoke about Betsy DeVos nomination for secretary of education. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: betsy devos, detroit, charleston, new york city, mr. white, chicago
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[LIVE] The Senate debated and spoke on through the night Betsy DeVos' nomination to be nomination for secretary of education in the Trump administration. During her confirmation vote, President Mike Pence presided and cast the 51st vote to break the 50-50 tie. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: betsy devos, ms. devos, devos, washington, maryland, oregon, michigan, murray, mrs. devos, mrs....
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[LIVE] The Senate debated and spoke on through the night Betsy DeVos' nomination to be nomination for secretary of education in the Trump administration. During her confirmation vote, President Mike Pence presided and cast the 51st vote to break the 50-50 tie. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: virginia, mrs. devos, betsy devos, michigan, detroit, richmond, hawaii, warren, devos, ms. devos,...
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[LIVE] The Senate debated and spoke on through the night Betsy DeVos' nomination to be nomination for secretary of education in the Trump administration. During her confirmation vote, President Mike Pence presided and cast the 51st vote to break the 50-50 tie. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: betsy devos, pennsylvania, mrs. devos, hawaii, kristin, molokai, snyder, unquote, washington,...
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[LIVE] President Trump and members of Congress deliver remarks at the 65th annual National Prayer Breakfast. People: Donald J. Trump Sponsor: National Prayer Breakfast Committee,White House Travel | DC Event
Topics: heaven, lord, barry, washington, god, jesus, mr. trump, nebuchadnezzar, daniel, solomon, d.c.,...
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[LIVE] The Senate confirmed by a 93-6 vote Elaine Chao's nomination to be transportation secretary in the Trump administration. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: arkansas, florida, mr. nelson, madam, new york, yates, kentucky, south dakota, elaine chao,...
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