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    Department of Justice Fiscal Year 2015 Budget

    Attorney General Eric Holder testified on the Justice Department’s fiscal year 2015 budget request, which totaled $27.4 billion, including $25.3 billion for federal programs and $2.1…

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    United Nations and Foreign Operations Funding

    U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power testified on the fiscal year 2015 budget request for the U.N. and international organizations. She covered a range of subjects,…

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    Securities and Exchange Commission Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Proposal

    Mary Jo White testified on the proposed fiscal year 2015 budget for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). She said her agency’s budget request boosts funding in critical areas…

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    Environmental Protection Agency Fiscal Year 2015 Appropriations

    Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy testified on her agency’s fiscal year 2015 budget request. She defended the EPA’s proposed rule under the…

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    FBI Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    FBI Director James Comey testified on his agency’s fiscal year 2015 budget request. He also talked about FBI reforms since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, pointing…

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    Agriculture Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack testified on his department’s fiscal year 2015 budget request and priorities. Topics included the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program…

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    Homeland Security Fiscal Year 2015 Budget

    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testified on his department’s fiscal year 2015 budget request. He answered questions on immigration reform, disaster relief funding, and…

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    House Session

    The House considered a number of bills, including H.R. 3826, which would restrict the Environmental Protection Agency’s regulation of carbon emissions by coal-fired power…

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    House Session

    Members debated and passed a $1.1 trillion dollar omnibus spending bill to fund the federal government through September 30, 2014. The bill included a closed rule allowing for one hour of…

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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

    The House met for a legislative session. Later in the evening the House considered and voted to approve a federal budget agreement for fiscal year 2014. The measure passed on a vote of…

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    House Democratic Agenda

    House Democratic Caucus leaders spoke to reporters following their weekly meeting. They talked about the agreement reached the previous day by the Budget Conference Committee and the…

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    House Session, Part 2

    (Sponsored by Rep. Markwayne Mullin / Natural Resources Committee)
    2) S. 1471 - Alicia Dawn Koehl Respect for National Cemeteries Act
    (Sponsored by Sen. Daniel Coats / Veterans' Affairs…

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    House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) held her weekly legislative press briefing. Fellow House Democrats Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD), Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), and Nita Lowey…

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    House Session, Part 1

    1) H.R. 1095 - TSA Loose Change Act
    2) H.R. 2719 - Transportation Acquisition Security Reform Act
    3) H.R. 1204 - Aviation Security Stakeholder Participation Act of 2013
    4) H.R. 3626 -…

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    Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Conference Meeting

    Doug Elmendorf testified before the House and Senate budget Conference Committee. He told members that even a short term agreement on spending levels would be better than no deal at…

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    Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Conference Committee Meeting

    House and Senate negotiators held their first formal meeting on the 2014 federal budget. The conference committee was supposed to come up with a budget plan by mid December 2013, as…

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    House Session, Part 3

    One Minute Speeches

    Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

    1) H.R. 185 - To designate the United States courthouse located at 101 East Pecan Street in Sherman, Texas, as…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House convened to vote on measures to temporarily re-open the federal government and extend the debt ceiling.

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    House Session

    The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a legislative session.

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