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    Quadrennial Energy Review

    Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz testified at a hearing on the Obama administration’s first quadrennial energy review. The report provided policy recommendations for modernizing…

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    House Session

    The House passed S. 178, the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015, 420-3. Members voted 387-35 to adopt H.R. 2353, a bill to extend the Highway Trust Fund by two-months. Members…

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    House Session

    The House amended and passed H.R. 1735, the fiscal year 2016 defense authorization measure. The final vote was 269-151 in favor of the legislative package.

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    Rail Safety and Transportation Funding

    Representative Peter Welch (D-VT) talked about rail safety, the vote on transportation funding, the expiring PATRIOT Act, trade, and other issues in the news.

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    Airport Security

    Homeland Security Inspector General John Roth and other witnesses testified on airport security issues, including passenger screening, employee credentialing, and perimeter…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House debated four bills under suspension of the rules, and general debate on H.R. 1195 , Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Advisory Boards Act. The bill would establish…

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    FCC and the Obama Administration

    Chair Tom Wheeler testified on the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) relationship with the Obama administration. The hearing focused specifically on the FCC’s…

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    House Democrats' Response to Prime Minister Netanyahu Address to Congress

    House Democrats responded to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to a joint meeting of Congress. They criticized the speech to a joint meeting of Congress as…

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    House Session

    The House voted to pass, 239-186, H.R. 596, a bill introduced by Representative Bradley Byrne (R-AL) to repeal the Affordable Care Act and develop an alternative.

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    Open Internet

    Witnesses testified at a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on Internet freedom and net neutrality. Net neutrality, also known as “open Internet,” refers to the…

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    Representative Peter Welch on the House Democratic Agenda

    Representative Peter Welch (D-VT) talked about the House Democratic agenda for the 114th Congress. Topics included funding for the Department of Homeland Security, the Keystone XL…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House debated H.R. 3, a bill to approve construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. The House voted 266-153 to pass the bill.

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    House Session, Part 1

    Members of both parties read the Constitution.

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    House Session, Part 1

    The House convened for a legislative session. They held a few procedural votes then went into recess.

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    Health Care Law Enrollment

    Witnesses testified before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee about enrollment issues with the Affordable Care Act’s Healthcare.gov website. Jonathan Gruber, a…

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    House Session

    The House debated debated H.R. 5781, a bill which would provide drought relief to California. Members also debated a series of bill under suspension of the rules. 

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    House Session

    The House convened for a legislative session.

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    Takata Airbag Defects

    Automaker executives and federal safety officials testified at a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on defects in vehicular airbags manufactured by Japanese supplier Takata that…

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    House Session, Part 1

    The House convened for a legislative session.

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    U.S. Response to Ebola

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Tom Frieden and other federal health officials testified on government agency efforts to combat Ebola. They addressed issues…

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