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U.S. Senate

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CLIP: Counting of Electoral College Votes
The House and Senate convened for a joint session of Congress to verify certificates and count electoral college votes from each state for president and vice president of the United States.
January 6, 2017 : 4 min. 19 sec.

CLIP: 2017 Congressional Preview
Ben Geman previewed the upcoming 2017 Congressional term including Republican's legislative priorities, the Democratic strategy as the minority party, and the confirmation hearings for President-elect Donald Trump's administration. A clip of Speaker of the House Paul Ryan outlining the goals of the new Congress was included.
January 3, 2017 : 6 min. 22 sec.

CLIP: The Influence of Money in Politics
Former Representative Tim Roemer and former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood talked about the influence of money in politics and ways to reduce its impact and increase trust in the democratic system.
December 14, 2016 : 5 min. 18 sec.

CLIP: Congressional Earmarks
Stephen Dinan talked about the debate in Congress over restoration of earmarks, as well as the history of earmarks and how members of Congress use and negotiate special federal spending for their pet projects.
November 21, 2016 : 5 min. 32 sec.

Donald Trump on Term Limits
Donald Trump discussed proposing a constitutional amendment for congressional term limits during a campaign rally.
October 18, 2016 : 48 sec.

CLIP: Congress Overrides Veto of 9/11 Bill
A look at Congress' veto override of a bill allowing the families of the victims of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, to sue Saudi Arabia. USA Today's Gregory Korte talked about the first congressional override of a presidential veto during the Obama administration and a clip of President Obama's reaction to the vote was included.
September 29, 2016 : 8 min. 11 sec.

CLIP: Congressional Agenda
Journalists Niels Lesniewski and Kelsey Snell previewed the issues facing the House and the Senate as both chambers return to to work after a seven-week recess. Topics included a spending deal to avoid a government shutdown and funding to combat the Zika virus.
September 5, 2016 : 5 min. 3 sec.

CLIP: 2016 Congressional Races
Adam Wollner talked about key congressional races to watch in the 2016 election, as well as the likelihood that Republicans can preserve their majorities in the House and Senate.
August 22, 2016 : 6 min. 43 sec.

CLIP: Gun Legislation Debate and Vote
A look at the four gun control measures debated and voted on in the Senate. All four proposals failed. Reactions from Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) and the NRA were included.
June 21, 2016 : 3 min. 55 sec.

CLIP: Key Races in the 2016 Congressional Elections
Stuart Rothenberg and Nathan Gonzales talked about key House and Senate races in 2016 and the potential effects of the presidential race on congressional contests.
June 5, 2016 : 11 min. 2 sec.
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