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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony for Raoul Wallenberg

    Congress posthumously awarded the Congressional Gold Medal to Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg for saving tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust. He was detained by…

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    Military Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, Senator McCaskill

    Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) following a closed Senate Armed Services Committee hearing with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Joint Chiefs Chair Martin Dempsey. She said Iraqi…

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    Military Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, Senator McCain

    Senator John McCain (R-AZ) criticized the Obama administration for its strategy in dealing with the security situation in Iraq and Afghanistan. His comments followed a closed Senate…

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    Military Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan

    Members of the Senate Armed Services Committee took questions from reporters following a closed hearing with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Martin…

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony Honoring Shimon Peres

    House and Senate leaders awarded the Congressional Gold Medal to outgoing Israeli President Shimon Peres at a ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda. It is the highest civilian honor bestowed…

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    Democratic Leaders on Immigration

    House and Senate Democratic leaders held a news conference to mark the one-year anniversary of the Senate’s passage of immigration reform legislation. The House had yet to act on an…

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    House Speaker Weekly Briefing

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of issues. He said he plans to file lawsuit against President Obama regarding executive…

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    House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of issues. She urged Congress to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank along with the…

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony

    House and Senate leaders posthumously awarded the Congressional Gold Medal to Martin Luther King, Jr., and Coretta Scott King at a ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights…

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    Senator Carl Levin News Conference on Iraq

    Senator Carl Levin (D-MI) briefed reporters and responded to questions on the U.S. response to escalating violence in Iraq. He said he supported sending 300 military advisers to assist…

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    Central American Migration

    Senate Homeland Security Committee Chair Senator Tom Carper (D-DE) talked about the influx of unaccompanied immigrant children from Central America crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.

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    House Republican Leadership Election Results

    House Republican leaders spoke to reporters following leadership elections. Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) was chosen to succeed outgoing Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), and…

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    House Speaker Weekly Briefing

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of issues. He discussed U.S. policy in Iraq, the increasing number of unaccompanied children…

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    House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of issues. She said that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) needed a new technology…

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    House Republican Leadership Election

    Live scenes were shown outside the meeting room in the Longworth House Office Building where House Republican leadership elections were taking place. A replacement was being elected for…

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    House Republican Agenda

    Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and other House Republican leaders spoke with reporters following a party conference meeting on filling leadership positions. They talked about their…

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    Senators Graham and McCain on Violence in Iraq

    Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and John McCain (R-AZ) spoke to reporters after a closed-door briefing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on the escalating violence in…

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    House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of issues. Topics included the possibility of U.S. intervention in Iraq following…

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    House Speaker Weekly Briefing

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) briefed reporters and responded to questions. He said he could work with “whoever gets elected” as the next majority leader in the…

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    House Democratic Agenda

    House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and several Democratic colleagues announced a new version of their “Make It In America” agenda aimed at creating jobs by rebuilding the…

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