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    U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Days of Remembrance Ceremony

    The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum held an annual remembrance ceremony to honor victims and survivors of the Holocaust. Speakers remembered the mixed history of the United States in…

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony for the 65th Infantry Regiment

    Congressional leaders presented the Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the 65th Infantry Regiment, known as the Borinqueneers. The regiment was composed of Puerto Rican service members…

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony for 1965 Voting Rights Marches Foot Soldiers

    2015 marked the 50th anniversary of the 1965 Civil Rights Selma marches that motivated the Voting Rights Act of 1965. In commemoration of the protestors, or “foot soldiers,” the…

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    150th Anniversary of the 13th Amendment

    President Obama and congressional leaders spoke at a ceremony in Emancipation Hall to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the 13th Amendment, which formally abolished…

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony for Monuments Men

    House and Senate leaders held a ceremony to award the Congressional Gold Medal in recognition of the Monuments Men, a group of men and women who protected and recovered historical sites and…

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    Representative Ryan Zinke on Vetting Syrian Refugees

    Representative Ryan Zinke (R-MT) talked to reporters about the security of the U.S. after the Paris attacks and the vetting process for Syrian refugees after a closed briefing for House…

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    Representative Richard Hudson on Vetting Syrian Refugees

    Representative Richard Hudson (R-NC) talked to reporters after a closed-door briefing for House members on the Paris attacks, U.S. security, and the Syrian refugee crisis. He talked…

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    Homeland Security Secretary on Vetting Syrian Refugees

    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson talked to reporters after leading a closed-door briefing about the vetting process for Syrian refugees and the security of the U.S. after the Paris…

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    Congressional Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton on Vetting Syrian Refugees

    Congressional Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) talked to reporters after a closed-door briefing for House members by federal officials after the Paris terrorist attacks. She…

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    Representative Kevin McCarthy on Vetting Syrian Refugees

    Representative Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) talked to reporters about a bill on the Syrian refugee crisis and the vetting process for refugees after a closed-door briefing for House members by…

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    Representative Matt Salmon on Vetting Syrian Refugees

    Representative Matt Salmon (R-AZ) talked to reporters after a closed-door briefing for House members by federal officials after the Paris terrorist attacks. He talked about the dearth…

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    Representative Pittenger on House Leadership Elections

    Representative Robert Pittenger (R-NC) reacted to Representative Kevin McCarthy’s (R-CA) announcement he would no longer run for speaker on the House.

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    Senators on Iran Nuclear Agreement

    Senators John Hoeven (R-ND), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Tom Cotton (R-AR), Chris Murphy (D-CT), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Marco Rubio (R-FL), and Ben Cardin (D-MD) spoke with reporters following a…

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    Representatives on Iran Nuclear Agreememt

    Representatives Dan Kildee (D-MI), Mike Pompeo (R-KS), Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), Mac Thornberry (R-TX), and Jim Himes (D-CT) spoke briefly to reporters about the deal over Iran’s…

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    Secretary Kerry on Iran Nuclear Deal Classified Briefing

    Secretary of State John Kerry spoke briefly to reporters as he and Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz arrived to give the full House a closed-door briefing on the deal reached over Iran’s…

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    50th Anniversary of Vietnam War

    House and Senate leaders spoke at an official commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the start of the Vietnam War in the Capitol Visitor Center. They were joined by Defense Secretary…

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony for Doolittle Tokyo Raiders

    House and Senate leaders held a ceremony to award the Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders, a volunteer unit that conducted the first air raid on Japan during…

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    Representative Dutch Ruppersberger on Iran Nuclear Agreement

    Representative Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) spoke to reporters following a closed-door briefing with Secretary of State John Kerry, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, and Treasury Secretary Jack…

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    Representative Chris Stewart on Iran Nuclear Agreement

    Representative Chris Stewart (R-UT) spoke to reporters following a closed-door briefing with Secretary of State John Kerry, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on…

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    Representative Steve Israel on Iran Nuclear Agreement

    Representative Steve Israel (D-NY) spoke to reporters following a closed-door briefing with Secretary of State John Kerry, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on…

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