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    Morning Hour

    The House convened for Morning Hour, with members permitted to speak on a variety of topics.

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    House Session

    The House debated several bills under suspension of the rules, including legislation to prevent human trafficking, and was expected to work on a bill to direct the Department of Education…

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    House Session

    The House considered H.R. 3086, a bill that would make the ban on Internet access taxes permanent. Members also continued debate on H.R. 5016, a fiscal year 2015 financial services…

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    Budget Request for U.S.-Mexico Border Crisis

    Representative Blake Farenthold (R-TX) talked about President Obama’s request for $3.7 billion to address the influx of unaccompanied immigrant children from Central America to the…

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    AT&T and DirecTV Merger

    The chief executive officers of AT&T and DirecTV testified on the potential consequences for competition and consumers of the proposed merger between their two telecommunications…

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    Missing IRS Emails

    The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held its second hearing about the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) recordkeeping practices and the loss of an unknown number of…

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    IRS Targeting Investigation

    Commissioner John Koskinen testified at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) recordkeeping practices and the loss of an…

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    Net Neutrality and Antitrust Laws

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on the ability of antitrust laws versus Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulations to ensure “net neutrality.” "Net neutrality," also…

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    Music Licensing

    Witnesses from the music recording industry testified on music licensing laws and how royalties are calculated for songwriters and publishers. Members also questioned on the increasing…

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    House Session, Part 1

    Following One Minute Speeches, the House began an hour of general debate on the Transportation-Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations bill. The open rule, which provides…

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    Department of Homeland Security Oversight

    Secretary Jeh Johnson testified that an oversight hearing of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Topics included immigration policy and deportations, which had reached record numbers…

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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 4660, making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, Science, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015.

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    U.S. Postal Service

    Executives from the U.S. Postal Service and other postal companies testified on the future of the U.S. Postal Service and new innovations in the postal delivery industry. Other topics…

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    Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

    The House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on arguments in support of the proposed Comcast Corporation-Time Warner Cable merger. Witnesses included Time Warner Cable CEO Robert…

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    House Session, Part 1

    The House convened for a legislative session.

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    Benghazi Consulate Attack Investigation

    Witnesses testified about the 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, and the Obama administration’s response. Brigadier General Robert Lovell (Ret.) was the Africa…

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    Natural Gas Exports

    Officials from the Departments of State and Energy testified on their departments' role in energy diplomacy and the permitting process for natural gas exports. The hearing focused on a…

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    House Session

    The House convened for a legislative session.

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    Resolution to Hold Lois Lerner in Contempt of Congress

    The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee convened for a business meeting to consider a resolution holding Lois Lerner, former IRS director of Exempt Organizations, in contempt of…

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    Justice Department Oversight

    Attorney General Eric Holder testified at a House Judiciary Committee oversight hearing on Department of Justice operations. Topics included the department’s use of prosecutorial…

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