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In Washington, DC, the United States Senate is sitting in Special Session

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03/04/1861 to 03/28/1861
The United States Senate of the 37th Congress, with its new Republican majority, was called into a special session by President Buchanan just before the end of his tenure.  The session continued until March 28, 1861.  (By John Osborne)  
Source Citation: 
Journal of the Senate of the United States (Washington, DC: U.S. Senate, 1860-61), 399-433.  

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