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Watch Live: Senate Hearing on Crime-Related Mental Health Issues

Officials from South Carolina, Texas, Minnesota and North Carolina are among the witnesses expected to testify.

Watch Live: Senate Hearing on Obama Gun Control Actions

Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange and former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli are among the witnesses expected to testify.

WH: Oregon Standoff 'Local Law Enforcement Matter'

President Barack Obama is aware of an armed standoff at a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said Monday, but the situation is “a local law enforcement matter.”

White House Defers to DOJ Over Missouri Protests

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest on Monday deferred to the Justice Department when pressed whether the administration considered the protests at the University of Missouri to be civil rights violations, following a series of protests over racism at the university.

Durbin Touts Sentencing Overhaul

Following an enthusiastic press conference Thursday morning, Sen. Richard J. Durbin, D-Ill., discussed the details of the bipartisan Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act on the Senate floor, a long-anticipated bill to overhaul sentencing provisions and give judges flexibility on mandatory minimum sentences.

Watch Live: Senate Hearing on Federal Prison System

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee holds an oversight hearing on the federal prison system. Department of Justice officials and Piper Kerman, author of “Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison,” are among the witnesses expected to testify.

What You Missed: Senate Hearing on FIFA Scandal

Senators questioned witnesses about long-standing corruption that has enveloped senior leaders at FIFA during Wednesday’s Senate Commerce Subcommittee hearing.

Roll Call wraps up key moments from the two-hour hearing in four minutes.

Watch Live: Senate Holds Hearing on FIFA Scandal

The Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance and Data Security holds a 2:30 p.m. hearing on FIFA, soccer’s international governing authority, which has faced recent criticism for human-rights abuses ahead of the 2022 men’s World Cup and is under federal investigation for racketeering conspiracy and corruption.

Veteran freelance journalist Andrew Jennings and Dan Flynn, the CEO and secretary general of the U.S. Soccer Federation, are among the witnesses expected to testify.