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 FeinsteinHomeland Security Committee pushes encryption commission in new report Clinton ally stands between Sanders and chairmanship dream Clinton endorses Warner-McCaul encryption commission 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.
Majority Whip Dick DurbinDick DurbinClinton ally stands between Sanders and chairmanship dream Reid backs House Puerto Rico bill McConnell pledges redo vote on Zika after break MORE (Ill.) is the third Democrat who will speak, and Independent Sen. Joe Lieberman (Conn.) is also scheduled to deliver remarks.
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(Ill.), Lamar AlexanderLamar AlexanderSenators press Obama education chief on reforms Senate honors Tennessee coach Pat Summitt Bipartisan gun measure survives test vote MORE
(Tenn.), John McCainJohn McCainOvernight Defense: Pentagon lifts transgender ban | Navy says Iran broke law by detaining sailors Gingrich, Christie top Trump’s VP list: report Woman pushes Trump to ban Muslims from TSA MORE
(Ariz.), Roy BluntRoy BluntSenate Dems: No August break without Zika deal Overnight Finance: Senate sends Puerto Rico bill to Obama | Treasury, lawmakers to meet on tax rules | Obama hits Trump on NAFTA | Fed approves most banks' capital plans Overnight Healthcare: Sanders, Clinton ally jockey for health gavel MORE
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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.).