06/04/2015

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Sen. Jack Reed (D-R.I.) calls on the Senate GOP to work with Democrats in crafting a Defense authorization bill that can win President Obama’s signature. After the Obama Administration announced its intention to veto legislation that maintained sequester spending caps, several Democrats implored the Republican majority not to move forward with the legislation as is. (The Hill)

06/03/2015

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Martin O’Malley, the former governor of Maryland, joins a discussion with the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. The appearance was his first official event as a declared Democratic candidate for president. O’Malley emphasized to the audience that immigration reform would be an urgent priority in his administration. (The Hill)

05/21/2015

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Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) speaks with staffers after a close procedural vote on President Obama’s request for fast-track authority regarding the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. Heitkamp was one of several senators who withheld their vote as they furiously tried to work out a deal on the Senate floor with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. (The Hill)