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

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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.  
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
Lawmaking/Litigating
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