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    The Speaker Orders the Cameras to Pan the Chamber

    Speaker O’Neill’s words were taken down when he answered Rep. Gingrich (R-GA) on the floor concerning the Speaker’s decision to order the cameras to pan the chambers…

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    Debate on Recommendation to Censure Rep.Frank

    In this excerpt, the House debates the Ethics Committee recommendation that Rep. Barney Frank be reprimanded by the full House. Rep. Frank was charged with unethical conduct…

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    House Session

    The House completed all general debate on the situation in the Middle East. The House agreed to three extensions of the time for general debate by two hours, four hours, and four…

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    House Session

    The House agreed to H. Res. 440, in the matter of Representative Barney Frank. The House failed to agree to H. Res. 442, on the expulsion of Representative Barney…

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    House Session

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    House Session

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    House Session

    The House filed three reports, including one from the Committee on Education and Labor, one from the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service, and one calling for an amendment to the…

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    House Session

    The House agreed to the conference report on H.R. 3471, to establish the Veterans' Administration as an executive department. The House agreed to S.Con.Res. 154, to correct…

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    House Session

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    Ethiopian Famine

    The subcommittees heard testimony on recent developments in Ethiopia pertaining to diplomatic relations, foreign economic assistance, and foreign food and nutrition assistance.

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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 2039, the Job Training Partnership Act, to improve the delivery of services to hard-to-serve adults and youth. Representative Mink was also sworn in during the…

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    House Session

    The House agreed to the conference report on H.R. 4784, making appropriations for Rural Development, Agriculture, and Related Agencies programs for FY89. The House agreed to the conference…

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    House Session

    The House agreed to the conference report for H.R. 5400, reform campaigns. The House agreed to the conference report for H.R. 5257, making appropriations for Labor and Health and Human…

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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 3012 to make appropriations for military construction for the Department of Defense for fiscal year 1990. Funding was included for the Departments plan to close…

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    House Session

    CR, pp. H9625-H9656. The House passed H.J. Res. 394, making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 1988.

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    House Foreign Affairs Debate

    The House met to consider a resolution in support of the Genocide Convention, legislation amending and simplifying sections of the internal revenue code, and legislation creating a…

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    House Session

    While under the suspension of the rules the House passed several measures. Of special note was H.R. 2987, the Flag Protection Act. This bill amends the United States Code to…

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    House Session

    The House agreed to S. Con. Res. 144, correcting the enrollment of S.J. Res. 317, commemorating the bicentennial of the French Revolution and the Declaration of the Rights of…

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    House Session

    CR, pp. H999-H1081. The House voted to override the President’s veto of The Civil Rights Restoration Act, S.557, to restore the broad scope and coverage of the Education…

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    House Session

    Appropriations were passed for the governance of the District of Columbia when the House agreed to H.R. 3026. Of note was the absence of abortion funding restrictions. The legislation…

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