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Tuesday, March 8, 2005; Page A04

SENATE

Meets at 9:45 a.m.

Committees:


Friday's Question:
It was not until the early 20th century that the Senate enacted rules allowing members to end filibusters and unlimited debate. How many votes were required to invoke cloture when the Senate first adopted the rule in 1917?
51
60
64
67


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Agriculture -- 10 a.m. Reauthorization of CFTC. 106 Dirksen Bldg.

Appropriations -- 2:30 p.m. Military construction subc. Defense FY 2006. 138 Dirksen.

Armed Services -- 9:30 a.m. Military strategy. 216 Hart Bldg.

Energy -- 2:30 p.m. Generation resources. 366 Dirksen.

Natural Resources -- 10 a.m. Public lands subc. Land exchange. 366 Dirksen.

Finance -- 10 a.m. Physician-owned hospitals. 628 Dirksen.

Foreign Relations -- 2:30 p.m. European Affairs subc. Black Sea democracy. 419 Dirksen.

Intelligence -- 2:30 p.m. Closed. 219 Hart.

Judiciary -- 9:30 a.m. Nomination of Thomas B. Griffith to U.S. Court of Appeals for D.C. Circuit. 226 Dirksen.

Judiciary -- 2:30 p.m. Terrorism subc. Electromagnetic pulse. 226 Dirksen.

Rules -- 527 PACs. 301 Russell Bldg.


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