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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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    Morning Hour

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

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    New Federal Crimes

    The House Judiciary Committee Over-Criminaliztion Task Force held a hearing on the growing number of new federal crimes and Congress' enactment of new criminal statutes. The witnesses…

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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

    The House debated H.R. 4719, which deals with how the tax code treats charitable donations, and a motion to instruct House conferees on H.R. 3230, a veterans' health care bill.

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    House Session, Part 1

    The House debated a rule for two bills, H.R. 4718 and H.R. 5016. Later they continued work on amendments to H.R. 4923, a bill that would provide appropriations for energy and water programs…

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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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    Legal Conviction Consequences

    Legal academics and advocates testified at a House Judiciary Committee Over-Criminazation Task Force hearing on the the nation’s criminal code and the civil consequences convicts face…

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    Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

    Witnesses testified on the influx of unaccompanied migrant children to the U.S.-Mexico border from Central America. The hearing focused on the humanitarian crisis being created and the…

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    AT&T and DirecTV Merger

    The chief executive officers of AT&T and DirecTV testified on the potential consequences for competition and consumers of the proposed merger between their two telecommunications…

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    Net Neutrality and Antitrust Laws

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on the ability of antitrust laws versus Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulations to ensure “net neutrality.” "Net neutrality," also…

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    House Session

    Following one-minutes speeches (15 minutes per side), the House debated the combined rule providing for consideration of H.R. 4870, Department of Defense Appropriations, and the motion to…

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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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    Federal Bureau of Investigation Oversight

    James Comey testified at an FBI oversight hearing. He answered questions on the investigation of the IRS for targeting conservative groups; the attack on the U.S. Consulate in…

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    Department of Homeland Security Oversight

    Secretary Jeh Johnson testified that an oversight hearing of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Topics included immigration policy and deportations, which had reached record numbers…

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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 4660, making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, Science, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015.

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    Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

    Antitrust attorneys, representatives of small cable networks, content providers, and Internet service providers testified on the proposed Comcast Corporation-Time Warner Cable…

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    National Defense Authorization Act Markup, Part 5

    The House Armed Services Committee met to mark up the fiscal year 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This part is a continuation of program 319241-4.

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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).

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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…

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