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    Defense Programs and Combating ISIS

    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Martin Dempsey testified at a hearing on the Pentagon budget and President Obama’s request for authorization for the…

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    Defense Department Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request

    Top commanders from the four military branches testified about their program requests in the fiscal year 2016 budget requests for the Department of Defense. Each witness warned of the…

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    U.S.-Afghanistan Policy

    General John Campbell, the commander of Operation Resolute Support and the U.S. Forces-Afghanistan, testified at a House Armed Services Committee hearing on U.S. military strategy in…

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    House Session

    The House convened for a legislative session. They passed H.R. 5759, a bill that would nullify President Obama’s immigration executive order, as well as a Senate amendment to…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House convened for a legislative session.

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    U.S. Strategy Against ISIS

    Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Martin Dempsey and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel testified at a hearing on efforts to combat ISIS* militants who had taken over parts of Syria and…

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    Secretary Hagel on U.S. Strategy Against Terrorists, Part 2

    After a break for voting, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel testified at a House Armed Services Committee hearing on U.S. strategy for combating *ISIL. Toics included President Obama’s…

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    U.S.-Taliban Prisoner Exchange

    Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Defense Department General Counsel Stephen Preston testified on the release of five Taliban detainees in exchange for Army Sergeant Bowe…

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    National Defense Authorization Act Markup, Part 2

    The House Armed Services Committee met to mark up the fiscal year 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and considered amendments.

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    National Defense Authorization Act Markup, Part 1

    The House Armed Services Committee met to mark up the fiscal year 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The committee approved a $601 billion defense policy bill 61 to 0. The bill…

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    Air Force Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James and Air Force Chief of Staff General Mark Welsh testified about the fiscal year 2015 budget request of $109.3 billion, which included cutting over…

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    Defense Department Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, Joint Chiefs Chair General Martin Dempsey, and Defense Undersecretary Robert Hale testified before the House Armed Services Committee on the fiscal year…

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    House Session

    The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a legislative session.

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    House Session

    The House met for a legislative session. Later in the evening the House considered and voted to approve a federal budget agreement for fiscal year 2014. The measure passed on a vote of…

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    House Session, Part 1

    H.R. 982 - Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act

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    House Session, Part 2

    1) H.R. 3304-To authorize and request the President to award the Medal of Honor to Bennie G. Adkins and Donald P. Sloat of the US Army for acts of valor during the Vietnam Conflict and to…

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    National Park Service and Government Shutdown

    Witnesses testified at a House Natural Resources Committee and Oversight and Government Reform Committee joint hearing to review the closings of national parks as a result of the government…

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    Impact of Sequestration on Military Readiness

    Army and Marine Corps leaders testified on the impact of sequestration budget cuts on military readiness. Both said that the government shutdown was taking a toll on their civilian and…

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    Use of Military Force in Syria

    Secretary of State Kerry, Secretary of Defense Hagel and Joint Chiefs Chairman Dempsey testified about the Obama administration’s request for authorization for the use of force in…

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    House Session, Part 1

    Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules: 1) H.R. 634 - Business Risk Mitigation and Price Stabilization Act of 2013, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Michael Grimm /…

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