National Press Club

Senate Legislative Agenda

September 25, 2006

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Run time: 9 minutes

Senator Specter spoke about the Senate agenda in the final weeks before a scheduled recess prior to midterm elections. Among the topics he addressed were legislation on the establishment of military commissions for suspected terrorists, his objections to the proposed legislation over restrictions on the rights of habeas corpus, efforts to codify warrantless wiretapping for law enforcement efforts for terrorism investigations, and immigration reform. Following his remarks he responded to questions from the audience.