5,081Nov 14, 2013
Federal Reserve Chair Nomination Hearing
The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee held a hearing on the nomination of Janet Yellen for Federal Reserve chair. Many senators' questions focused on when the Federal Reserve ...
374Sep 10, 2013
Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony Honoring 1963 Birmingham Bombing Victims
House and Senate leaders posthumously awarded the Congressional Gold Medal to the victims of the 1963 16th St. Baptist Church bombing. On September 15, 1963, shortly after the March on ...
233Aug 1, 2013
Senate Session, Part 2
The Senate confirmed the nomination of Samantha Power to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations by a vote of 87 to 10..
247Jul 25, 2013
The Senate convened for a period of morning business and thereafter resumed consideration of S. 1243, the Transportation-HUD spending bill for fiscal year 2014.
The Senate confirmed the ...
138Jul 23, 2013
Senate Session, Part 1
The Senate convened and thereafter resumed consideration of the motion to proceed to S.1243, the Transportation-Housing and Urban Development Appropriations bill.
408Jun 19, 2013
Joint Strike Fighter Program
Defense Department officials testified on the cost, schedule, and performance of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program.
3,669Jun 12, 2013
Cybersecurity and Government Surveillance
Senior cybersecurity officials testified on their efforts to protect the U.S. from cyber attacks. Much of the hearing focused on leaks revealing the extent of domestic phone surveillance by the ...
560Jun 11, 2013
Defense Department Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Request, Part 1
Secretary Chuck Hagel and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Martin Dempsey testified on the Defense Department fiscal year 2014 defense budget request. Among the issues discussed were sexual assaults ...
266Jun 6, 2013
Justice Department Oversight and Budget, Inspector General
Michael E. Horowitz testified at a Justice Department oversight hearing. In his comments he who confirmed that suspected terrorists boarded a plane recently because the Transportation Security ...
1,265Jun 6, 2013
Justice Department Oversight and Budget, Attorney General Holder
Attorney Justice Eric Holder testified on the Justice Department’s fiscal year 2014 budget request. He also discussed his department’s seizure of Associated Press phone records and ...
386May 21, 2013
Financial Stability Oversight Council Report
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew testified on the recently approved Financial Stability Oversight Council’s (FSOC) annual report. In addition to questions about the FSOC report, Secretary Lew ...
334May 16, 2013
FBI Oversight and Fiscal Year 2014 Budget
FBI Director Robert Mueller testified at an oversight hearing of his agency and its fiscal year 2014 budget request. He said the FBI was looking at the failure to follow up on information that ...
444May 15, 2013
National Institutes of Health Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Request
Francis Collins testified on the fiscal year 2014 budget request for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He used computer displays during his testimony. The directors of five NIH ...
495Apr 23, 2013
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Semiannual Report
Richard Cordray outlined a number of developing rules and initiatives under consideration at his agency, the Consumer Financial Protection Board (CFPB). In his testimony he said the CFPB had no ...
937Apr 17, 2013
The Senate convened and resumed consideration of S.649, the Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013.
1,322Mar 22, 2013
The U.S. Senate convenes to resume consideration of S Con Res 8, the budget resolution for fiscal 2014, offered by Budget Committee Chairman Senator Patty Murray (D-WA).
396Mar 20, 2013
The Senate passed 73-26 a continuing resolution to fund the government through the remainder of fiscal year 2013.
316Mar 18, 2013
The Senate debated a continuing resolution to fund the government through the remainder of fiscal year 2013.
208Mar 14, 2013
Senate Session, Part 2
The Senate convened and resumed consideration of H.R.933, the Continuing Appropriations Act.
324Mar 13, 2013
The Senate convened and resumed consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R. 9. a continuing resolution to fund the government through the end of September 2013.
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