The Senate will honor President Reagan on Thursday with a two-hour tribute to mark what would have been his 100th birthday on Feb. 6.
The Senate tribute is just one of several events that will mark the Reagan centennial; more than two dozen members of the House are expected to honor Reagan in floor remarks on Feb. 9.
Thursday's Senate speeches will begin at 1 p.m., starting with 10-minute remarks from Sen. Dianne FeinsteinDianne FeinsteinAirbnb foes mobilize in Washington Top Dem: Russia trying to elect Trump Sanders, Dem senators press Obama to halt ND pipeline MORE (D-Calif.), who serves on the Ronald Reagan Centennial Commission. Another Democrat, Sen. Jim Webb (Va.), who was secretary of the Navy under Reagan, is also on the commission and will also speak.
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President Obama formed the Reagan Commission in 2009, and Nancy Reagan personally asked Feinstein to serve on it. Earlier this week, the commission named three new members — Sen. Hatch and Reps. Silvestre Reyes (D-Texas) and Aaron Schock (R-Ill.).