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    House Session, Part 1

    The House took up H. Res. 676, which authorizes a lawsuit against President Obama for executive actions he took to delay the employer mandate in the Affordable Care Act. GOP…

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    House Session

    Following one minute speeches, the House will debate 5 bills under suspension of the rules including H.R. 4709, a bill to develop a coordinated approach by pharmacists, industry officials,…

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    House Session

    The House debated several bills under suspension of the rules, including legislation to prevent human trafficking, and was expected to work on a bill to direct the Department of Education…

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    House Session

    The House considered H.R. 3086, a bill that would make the ban on Internet access taxes permanent. Members also continued debate on H.R. 5016, a fiscal year 2015 financial services…

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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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    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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    Representative Joe Courtney on Student Loan Debt

    Representative Joe Courtney (D-CT) talked about Obama administration efforts to allow student loan borrowers to cap payments on their monthly income. He also commented on House…

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    House Session

    The House debated two bills under suspension of the rules. Later, members resumed debate on the Transportation-Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations bill.

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    Unionizing Student Athletes

    Witnesses testified at a House Education and Workforce Committee hearing on the consequences of unionizing student athletes. On April 25, 2014, student athletes at Northwestern…

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    National Defense Authorization Act Markup, Part 3

    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 2

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

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    House Session, Part 1

    The House debated seven bills approved by the House Financial Services and Judiciary Committees to be considered under suspensions of the rules.

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    Education Department Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    Secretary Arne Duncan testified on the Department of Education’s fiscal year 2015 budget request. He talked about the increase in high school graduation in 2012 and his…

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    House Session

    The House convened for a legislative session.

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    House Session

    The House convened for a legislative session.

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    House Session

    The House considered a closed rule governing debate on H.R. 2575, a bill that would change a provision in the health care law defining a full-time employee from one who averages 30 hours…

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    House Session, Part 2

    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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    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 House resumed work on five amendments to HR. 2804 that would require federal agencies to issue monthly reports on the status of proposed regulations. Members continued work on…

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