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    Oklahoma City Bombing 20th Anniversary

    During special order speeches, members of the Oklahoma congressional delegation spoke on the 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing. Representatives Lucas (R-OK), Cole (R-OK)…

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    House Debate on Federal Estate Tax Repeal

    The House debated a bill to repeal the federal estate tax, with Republican members speaking about how families could be affected and Democrats claiming the repeal would not benefit most…

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    Representatives Nolan and Brady on Estate Tax Repeal

    Representative Rick Nolan (D-MN) spoke in opposition to a repeal of the federal estate tax. Representative Kevin Brady (R-TX) responded, calling opposition to the bill a “red…

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    Debate Rules for Upcoming Bills

    The House debated the rule for two tax-related bills dealing with state and local sales taxes, and estate tax repeal.

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    Speaker Boehner on Medicare Payments to Doctors

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) spoke about a bipartisan bill that would prevent a cut in payments to doctors who treat Medicare patients. This was a permanent “doc fix,”…

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    Representative Aaron Schock Farewell Speech

    Representative Aaron Schock (R-IL), who was resigning effective March 31, 2015, gave his farewell speech during a special order on the House floor. He did not directly address the…

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    End of House Debate on 2016 Republican Budget

    House members debated the fiscal year 2016 Republican budget plan. The proposal was offered by Budget Committee Chair Tom Price (R-GA) and included $96 billion for war spending, of…

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    House Debate on Republican Budget Proposal

    Members debated the House Republican fiscal year 2016 budget proposal, which includes $5.5 trillion in cuts over a decade and an Affordable Care Act repeal. 

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    House Debate on Resolution for Arming Ukraine

    Members of the House spoke in favor of a resolution from Foreign Affairs Committee Ranking Member Eliot Engel (D-NY) urging the president to provide military weaponry to Ukraine as it…

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    House Debate on National Labor Relations Board Election Rules Resolution

    House Education and Workforce Committee Chair John Kline (R-MN), Representative Tim Walberg (R-MI), and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) debated Education and Workforce Committee…

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    House Debate on Homeland Security Spending

    House members debated a bill funding the Department of Homeland Security.

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    House Debate on Homeland Security Funding

    House members debated temporary homeland security spending.

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    House Debate on Homeland Security Spending

    House members debated temporary homeland security spending, through March 19, 2015. Republicans said it gave Congress three weeks to work out a compromise spending bill with the…

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    Representatives Gohmert and Pelosi on Homeland Security Funding

    Representatives Louie Gohmert (R-TX) and Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) talked about funding the Department of Homeland Security.

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    House Debate on Education Programs Bill

    House members debated H.R.5, a bill by Education and the Workforce Committee Chair John Kline (R-MN) intended to provide $23.3 billion through 2021 to reauthorize the Elementary and…

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    House Debate on Selma Foot Soldiers

    House members debated H.R.431, intended to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the foot soldiers who marched from Selma to Montgomery in 1965.

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    House Debate on Keystone XL Oil Pipeline

    House members debated S.1, the Senate’s recently-passed legislation to approve the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline for taking crude oil from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico.

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    House Debate on Tax Credits for Charitable Contributions

    House Members debated legislation making tax credits for charitable contributions permanent. Currently, charitable giving tax credits were renewed on a yearly basis. The White…

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    House Floor Moment of Silence for Kayla Mueller

    The House observed a moment of silence in remembrance of Kayla Mueller, an American hostage of *ISIL who died in Syria. Representatives Gosar (R-AZ) and Kirkpatrick (D-AZ) led the…

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    Representative McCarthy on House Agenda

    House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) spoke about the House agenda for the upcoming week.

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