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    House Session, Part 1

    The House considered H.R. 1735, a bill that would authorize $515 billion for national defense programs and $89.2 billion in war funding for overseas contingency operations.

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    House Session

    The House voted 242-184 to pass H.R. 36, a bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks and in favor 338-88 on a bill to limit National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance. The House started…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House resumed debate on amendments to H.R. 2028, the fiscal year 2016 energy and water spending bill. The House voted on 14 amendments to the bill.

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House convened for a legislative session. The House debated the fiscal year 2016 Military Construction and Energy and Water Appropriations bills.

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    House Pro Forma Session

    The House convened for a pro forma session.

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Representative Charles Boustany (R-LA) delivered the weekly Republican address. He talked about the Republicans' commitment to providing tax relief for middle-class families and…

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    House Session

    The House passed two bills regarding the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), including one prohibiting the EPA from using non-reproducible science in its decision-making. Members…

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    Treasury Secretary Lew on Fiscal Year 2016 Budget

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew testified on President Obama’s proposed fiscal year 2016 budget. 

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    Economic Growth Policies

    Three economists testified at a House Ways and Means Committee hearing on the state of the U.S. economy and policies leading to job creation and economic growth. This was the first…

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    House Session

    Members debated H.R. 240, which would provide funding for the Department of Homeland Security through the end of fiscal year 2015. Amendments were offered to defund President…

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    House Session

    Members passed H.R. 30, a bill defining a full-time work week as 40 hours under the Affordable Care Act. Later, members delivered special order speeches.

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    House Session, Part 1

    The House of Representatives convened for a period of one-minute speeches. After, Members began debate on H.R. 5682, legislation to authorize construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline.

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    House Session

    Following one-minute speeches, the House began debate on H.J.Res. 124, a continuing resolution funding the federal government through December 11th. The bill included an amendment…

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    Morning Hour

    The House convened for morning hour, with members permitted to speak on a variety of topics.

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    House Session, Part 3

    The House considered 20 bills under suspension of the rules, including H.R. 1786 to reauthorize a windstorm research program. Members also debated H.R. 5016, a spending bill to fund the…

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    House Session

    The House debated under suspension of the rules H.R. 803, a bill that would reauthorize and overhaul a 1998 federal job training programs law that expired in 2003. Members then began…

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    House Session

    The House convened for a legislative session.

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    IRS Targeting Investigation, Part 1

    Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen testified at a House Ways and Means Committee hearing on the investigation of the IRS' criteria to process applications of tax-exempt…

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    Tax Provisions Extension Markup

    The House Ways and Means Committee marked up several bills intended to make permanent several tax credits. They included five bills that would make charitable giving policies permanent…

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    U.S. Trade Policy Agenda

    U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman testified on the Obama administration’s trade policy agenda. He said he expected to finish negotiations on a trade deal amongst Pacific…

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