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    House Agenda

    House leaders talked about the House Agenda for the upcoming week.

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    House Approval of Iraq Military Action

    The House passed a resolution that would bar President Barack Obama from sending forces to Iraq in a “sustained combat role” without congressional approval. It was approved…

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    House Debate on War Powers

    House members debated the power of Congress to determine when the U.S. engages in war.

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    Representatives Hoyer and McCarthy on Legislative Agenda

    Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and incoming Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) spoke about the upcoming week’s legislative agenda.

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    Representatives Nolan and Crenshaw on Treasury Spending Bill

    Representative Rick Nolan (D-MN) offered a motion to recommit on the Treasury Department spending bill. The motion would have amended the bill to increase the Consumer Product Safety…

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    House Debate on Highway and Transportation Funding

    The House debated a short-term extension of federal transportation and highway funding which would be exhausted in September 2014. The Highway Trust Fund, which finances road, bridge, and…

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    De-Criminalization of Marijuana in Washington, D.C.

    Congressional Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) responded to a Republican amendment to a bill for funding for the District of Columbia that would block the city from enforcing its law…

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    Representatives McCarthy and Hoyer on House Agenda

    Representative Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), who would take over from Eric Cantor as majority leader at the end of the month, made his first appearance in that role as he and Minority Whip Steny…

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    House Debate on Business Depreciation Bill

    House members debated a Business Depreciation Bill, which would allow businesses to write off 50 percent of their capital investments in the first year instead of depreciating the costs…

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    Representative Steve Cohen Tribute to Howard Baker

    Representative Steve Cohen (D-TN) paid tribute to former Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker (R-TN), who passed away early that day at the age of 88.

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    Majority Leader Cantor and Minority Whip Hoyer on House Agenda

    Outgoing Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) participated in the week-ending colloquy with Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) to discuss the House agenda. this was the first time…

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    House Debate on Defense Appropriations Bill

    The House began debate on the defense appropriations bill for fiscal year 2015.

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    Representative Lois Capps on Gun Regulations

    Representative Lois Capps (D-CA) spoke on the House floor about a shooting near the University of California - Santa Barbara and urged colleagues to consider gun regulations.

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    Representative King Responds to Senators

    Representative Steve King (R-IA) reacted to floor speeches by Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Dick Durbin (D-IL), and others who criticized Representative King.

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    House Debate on National Security Agency Phone Records

    Members of the House debated the USA Freedom Act (H.R. 3361). The bill would end the bulk collection of Americans' communications records and reform intelligence-gathering programs operated…

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    House Debate on Veterans Affairs Department Management

    House members debated H.R. 4031, a bill that would grant the secretary of Veterans Affairs authority to fire Senior Executive Service (SES) employees based on their…

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    Representatives on Abduction of Nigerian Girls

    Members of the House of Representatives spoke on the House floor about the abduction of Nigerian school girls by the Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram.

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    Representative David McKinley on Mother's Day

    Representative David McKinley (R-WV) remarked on Mother’s Day.

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    Representatives Boehner, Pelosi, and Cantor on Nigerian Kidnappings

    Before the last House vote the day, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (C-CA), and Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) held a colloquy about congressional action in response to the kidnappings of…

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    House Debate on Benghazi Select Committee

    Members of the House of Representatives debated H.R. 567, which would establish a select committee to investigate the events surrounding the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

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