Sen. David Vitter, R-La., gives a talk about the Senate to 7th graders in Hart Building from Louisiana State University Laboratory School in Baton Rouge, La.
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Senate Environment and Public Works Committee ranking member Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) questions members of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission during an oversight hearing in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill January 30, 2014 in Washington, DC. The commissioiners answered senators' questions about their transparency, travel budgets, the continued clean up of the Fukushima disaster in Japan and other related issues.
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Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) joins other Republican members of Congress while they hold a press conference on the Vitter Amendment as the U.S. legislative body remains gridlocked over legislation to continue funding the federal government September 30, 2013 in Washington, DC. Senate Majority leader Harry Reid has said the Senate would not vote on any legislation passed by the House to continue funding the federal government unless the legislation was free of Republican added amendments. Also pictured is Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) (R).
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Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) speaks during a news conference July 26, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. A number of Senate and House Republicans held the news conference to introduce the 'Ensuring the Full Faith and Credit of the United States and Protecting America's Soldiers and Seniors Act' legislation.
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Sen. David Vitter, R-La., leaves the bipartisan Senate luncheon in the Kennedy Caucus Room in the Russell Senate Office Building on Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015.
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Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) speaks to members of the media prior to a vote on the Senate floor June 24, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The Senate had passed a cloture vote to end the debate on immigration reform which has paved the way for a vote on the final passage of the legislation.
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Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) (L) and Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) (R) speak during a press conference announcing the details of 'Too Big to Fail' legislation at the U.S. Capitol April 24, 2013 in Washington, DC. The legislation would include capital requirements for financial institutions to protect against losses and prevent the use of federal funds to bail them out should they fail.