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    House Moment of Silence for Victims of South Carolina Church Shooting

    Representative Mark Sanford (R-SC) spoke about the June 17, 2015, shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina. He read the names of the…

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    House Debate on Trade Promotion Authority

    The House debated fast-track trade promotion authority (TPA) legislation. TPA would allow Congress to approve or disapprove but not amend trade deals negotiated by the president. TPA…

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    House Debate on Troop Withdrawal from Iraq and Syria

    The House debated and voted down 288-139 a resolution requiring U.S. troops to withdraw from Iraq and Syria in the absence of a congressional vote on an authorization for the use of…

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    House Debate on Extending TAA Revote

    House members debated extending until July 30 the revote deadline for trade adjustment assistance (TAA) legislation, thus allowing more time to work out a way to advance President…

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    House Debate on Trade Enforcement and Customs Legislation

    House members debated legislation to make changes to trade and customs laws. The bill included changes to intellectual property, anti-dumping, and duty laws. It also aimed to make…

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    House Debate on Trade Legislation, Part 2

    House members resumed debate on H.R.1314, the Trade Act of 2015, which includes trade promotion authority (TPA) legislation that would allow the president to negotiate trade deals that…

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    House Debate on Trade Legislation, Part 1

    House members debated H.R.1314, the Trade Act of 2015, which includes trade promotion authority (TPA) legislation that would allow the president to negotiate trade deals that Congress can…

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    Motion to Reconsider Trade Legislation

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) filed a motion to reconsider trade adjustment assistance (TAA) legislation that failed a vote earlier that day.

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    House Rule Debate on Trade Bills

    House members debated a rule governing the debate and voting on trade bills dealing with trade adjustment assistance (TAA) and customs enforcement and granting the president fast-track…

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    Lee Authorization of Force Amendment Debate

    Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA) offered two amendments related to authorizing the use of force to fight *ISIL. The second amendment would not allow using the 2002 authorization for…

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    Representative Trent Kelly Swearing-In

    Representative Trent Kelly (R-MS) was sworn in as a member of the 114th Congress for Mississippi’s 1st District. He replaced Representative Alan Nunnelee (R-MS), who died…

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    House Moment of Silence for the Philadelphia Train Crash

    Representative Robert Brady (D-PA) and other members of the Pennsylvania delegation came to the floor for a moment of silence to honor the victims of the May 12, 2015, train crash in…

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    Speaker Boehner on Veterans' Health Care

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) spoke about issues at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). He asked for answers about why some employees had not been fired and why the situation at…

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    House Debate on Highway and Transportation Funding

    House members debated a short-term extension of funding for highway and public transportation projects. Several Democrats came to the floor to discuss their dissatisfaction with the…

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    House Debate on Iran Nuclear Agreement Oversight Bill

    House members debated legislation that would require the Obama administration to submit any nuclear agreement with Iran to Congress for review.

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    House Debate on Defense Amendments

    House members began debate on amendments to the 2016 Defense Authorization bill. Debate on 135 amendments was permitted in the rule.

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    House Debate on 20-Week Abortion Ban

    House members debated a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks except in cases of rape or incest. The bill was pulled from the House floor in January 2015 because of opposition…

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    Representative Daniel Donovan Swearing In

    Representative Daniel Donovan (R-NY) was sworn in as a member of the 114th Congress. He replaced Representative Michael Grimm (R-NY), who resigned earlier in the year. Members of the…

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    Representative Rush on Baltimore Police Indictments

    Representative Bobby Rush (D-IL) reacted to the announcement from a Baltimore district attorney that charges had been filed against six policeman in the death of Freddie Gray. He…

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    House Debate on House-Senate Budget Report

    House members debated the House-Senate Budget Report. The House originally passed its budget 228 to 199 and the Senate 52 to 46. A conference committee worked out differences between…

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