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    House Hearing on Military Force in Syria

    The House Foreign Affairs Committee held a hearing on the Obama administration’s response to the use of chemical weapons in Syria, including President Obama’s request for an…

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    House Session, Part 1

    Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

    1) H.R. 2640 - Central Oregon Jobs and Water Security Act (Sponsored by Rep. Greg Walden / Natural Resources Committee)

    2) H.R.…

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    House Session

    H.Res. 315 - providing for the consideration of H.R. 2218 - Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act of 2013, and H.R. 1582 - Energy Consumers Relief Act of 2013, Rules Comm Print…

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    House Session

    The House debated for an hour a rule concerning two bills that call into question presidential constitutional authority to enforce laws:

    · H.R. 4138, the Executive Needs to Faithfully…

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    Homeland Security Department Oversight

    Secretary Jeh Johnson testified at a Homeland Security Department oversight hearing. Topics included on such issues as counterterrorism, border security, emergency preparedness, and…

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    State Department Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    Secretary of State John Kerry appeared before the House Foreign Affairs Committee to discuss the fiscal year 2015 budget proposal for his department and current foreign policy challenges,…

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    House Session, Part 1

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

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    House Session

    Members began debate on H.R. 3193m the Consumer Financial Protection and Soundness Improvement Act, which would move the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) from the Federal Reserve…

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    House Session, Part 1

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

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    House Session, Part 1

    The House debated an aid bill for Ukraine. Members also considered a year-long extension for Medicare reimbursements for physicians, and extensions of several Medicare and Medicaid…

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    House Session

    H.R. 992 - Swaps Regulatory Improvement Act, Rules Committee Print (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Randy Hultgren / Financial Services Committee)

    THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31ST AND…

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    Fiscal Year 2014 State Department Budget Request

    Secretary of State John Kerry testified before the House Foreign Affairs Committee about the State Department’s fiscal year 2014 budget. He said the window for a two-state…

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    House Session

    H.R. 45 - To repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and health care-related provisions in the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (Closed Rule, Two Hours of…

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    Homeland Security Threats

    Former Senator Joe Lieberman (I-CT), retired Army General Jack Keane, former Representative Jane Harman (D-CA), and Seth Jones of the RAND Corporation testified on threats to homeland…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House passed a bill that would provide relief for victims of Hurricane Sandy.

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    U.S. Policy Toward Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria

    Representative Brian Higgins (D-NY) talked about possible U.S. policy toward Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria. Topics included the resurgence of al-Qaida in Iraq, removal of U.S. troops…

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    House Session, Part 1

    1) H.R. 1095 - TSA Loose Change Act
    2) H.R. 2719 - Transportation Acquisition Security Reform Act
    3) H.R. 1204 - Aviation Security Stakeholder Participation Act of 2013
    4) H.R. 3626 -…

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    House Session

    Legislative Business-H.R. 2655 - Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act

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    Iran Nuclear Deal

    Witnesses testified on the details of the Iran nuclear agreement reached in November 2013. Members of both parties and scientists criticized the Obama administration’s deal with Iran,…

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    House Session

    The House worked to complete action on a bill (HR3590) to ease restrictions on hunters and fishermen utilizing federal public lands. Roll call votes on two amendments were scheduled to…

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