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U.S. Senate

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CLIP: Possible Government Shutdown
Paul Singer talked about the debate in Congress over keeping the government funded amid a conservative-led effort to defund Planned Parenthood, as well as House Speaker John Boehner's (R-OH) decision to resign.
September 28, 2015 : 4 min. 2 sec.

CLIP: Temporary Government Spending Bill
Politico Congressional Reporter Burgess Everett talked about the status of temporary spending measure, or continuing resolution, to keep the government funded.
September 24, 2015 : 4 min. 35 sec.

CLIP: Pope Francis Address to Joint Meeting of Congress
Pope Francis addressed a joint meeting of Congress, the first pontiff in history to address both chambers.
September 24, 2015 : 7 min. 26 sec.

CLIP: Senate Leaders on Government Funding Vote
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announces the Senate will vote Thursday on a Continuing Resolution that funds the government until December 11. The CR also includes includes language redirecting Planned Parenthood funding to community health centers. Congress must pass a short-term spending bill by September 30 to avoid a government shutdown. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nv) responds.
September 22, 2015 : 8 min. 17 sec.

CLIP: Senate Debate on Abortion Legislation
Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) and Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) speak on the Senate floor about proposed legislation related to abortion.
September 22, 2015 : 2 min. 44 sec.

CLIP: Sen. McConnell on Iran Nuclear Agreement
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) calls for an up or down vote on a disapproval resolution of the Iran nuclear agreement. Forty-one senators have pledged support for the Iran deal -- enough to filibuster the resolution.
September 8, 2015 : 8 min. 20 sec.

CLIP: Lobbying and the Export-Import Bank
Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) discusses the Export-Import Bank, corporate welfare, and the influence of lobbying firms on lawmakers.
July 24, 2015 : 4 min. 5 sec.

CLIP: President Obama Statement on Iran Deal
President Obama announced that the U.S. and its negotiating partners with Iran had come to an agreement over Iran’s nuclear program. The agreement requires Iran to dismantle parts of its nuclear program, discontinue the pursuit of nuclear weapons, and allow full access for verification by international inspectors. In exchange, the U.S. and other countries will lift economic sanctions on Iran.
July 14, 2015 : 5 min. 27 sec.

CLIP: PATRIOT Act Provisions Expire
The expiration of provisions of the PATRIOT Act related to government surveillance as well as possible replacements were discussed. Comments from Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) and Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) were included.
June 1, 2015 : 5 min. 31 sec.

CLIP: Attorney General Confirmation Vote
The confirmation vote on Loretta Lynch's nomination to be attorney general was discussed. Positions for and against her nomination, as well as comments from President Obama were included.
April 23, 2015 : 4 min. 10 sec.
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