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    House Debate on Border Security Spending

    House members debated a $669 million emergency supplemental spending bill to deal with the increase in the number of unaccompanied immigrant children from Central America crossing the…

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    Representative Cantor Farewell Speech

    Representative Cantor (R-VA) delivered his farewell speech as House majority leader. Representative Cantor lost his bid for re-election in June 2014 to primary challenger David…

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    Speaker Boehner on Lawsuit Against President Obama

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) spoke on the House floor about H. Res. 676, which authorized a lawsuit against President Obama for executive actions he took to delay the employer…

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    Representative Hoyer on Lawsuit Against President Obama

    Representative Steny Hoyer (D-MD) spoke on the House floor about H. Res. 676, which authorized a lawsuit against President Obama for executive actions he took to delay the employer…

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    House Debate on Lawsuit Against President Obama

    House members debated H. Res. 676, which authorized a lawsuit against President Obama for executive actions he took to delay the employer mandate in the Affordable Care Act. The…

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    Senate Minority Leader McConnell on Veterans' Health Care

    Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke on the Senate floor about veterans health care, and the bipartisan, bicameral bill crafted by Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Representative…

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    House Agenda

    Majority Leader-Elect Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) talked about the House agenda for the upcoming week.

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    House Debate on U.S. in Iraq

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

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    House Debate on War Powers

    Representatives Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) 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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