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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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    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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    Government Surveillance Programs

    Legal experts testified on U.S. surveillance programs and techniques in relation to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). Members of the committee expressed concern that there…

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    Copyright Protection

    Witnesses testified on materials that can be protected under copyright law, the extent of that protection, and specific rights that should and should not be included in that…

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    Reducing Government Waste

    The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing to assess whether progress has been made by the federal government in reducing government waste. Witnesses provided a…

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    House Session

    The House took up a number of bills for consideration, including H.R. 3308, which would require federal agencies to disclose ads they sponsor or materials they provide that are paid for by…

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    House Session, Part 1

    Noon Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:
    1) H.R. 2274 - The Small Business Mergers, Acquisitions, Sales, and Brokerage Simplification Act, as amended (Sponsored by…

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    House Session, Part 3

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    House Session, Part 2

    Noon Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:
    1) H.R. 2274 - The Small Business Mergers, Acquisitions, Sales, and Brokerage Simplification Act, as amended (Sponsored by…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House debated bills to rename the following U.S. Postal Service facilities:
    1) H.R. 1228 - 123 South 9th St in De Pere, WI, as the Corporal Justin D. Ross Post Office Bldg
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