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    ISIS Terrorist Threat

    Former Ambassador to Iraq Ryan Crocker, former Marine Corps General Jim Mattis, and Dafna Rand testified on the ISIS* terrorist threat to the U.S. and other countries, and the stability of…

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    Dodd-Frank Financial Regulations

    Witnesses testified on the effects of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act on the financial services industry, consumers, and American competitiveness since its…

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    Intelligence Gathering on Foreign Conflicts

    Representative Jim Himes (D-CT), a member of the House Intelligence and Financial Services committees, talked about foreign intelligence gathering during times of war and his housing…

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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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    Morning Hour

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

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    House Session, Part 2

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

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    Morning Hour

    The House met for Morning Hour, during which members spoke on a variety of topics.

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    House Session, Part 1

    Following One Minute Speeches, the House began an hour of general debate on the Transportation-Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations bill. The open rule, which provides…

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    House Session, Part 1

    The House considered H.R.1459, the Ensuring Public Involvement in the Creation of Natural Monuments Act, which would place restrictions on a president’s ability to designate national…

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    House Session, Part 1

    The House considered eight bills under suspension of the rules, including H.R. 3370, a bill that would delay national flood insurance program premium increases passed in 2012. br/ The…

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    2014 Midterm Elections

    Representative Jim Himes (D-CT) talked about the House Democrats' political and legislative for in to the 2014 midterm elections. He also discussed the Democratic National…

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    Janet Yellen on Monetary Policy and the Economy, Part 3

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen continued her testimony on the U.S. economic outlook for the year and the future monetary policy. She said it would be catastrophic for the U.S. to…

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    Global Threats to the U.S.

    Intelligence officials testified on global threats to the U.S. Topics included the operation of al-Qaida training camps in Syria and Iraq, the impact of NSA wiretaps by Edward Snowden, the…

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    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Oversight

    Richard Cordray testified on the details of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s semiannual report.

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    House Session, Part 1

    Noon Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules: 1) H.R. 2274 - The Small Business Mergers, Acquisitions, Sales, and Brokerage Simplification Act, as amended (Sponsored by…

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    Federal Reserve Accountability

    Panelists discussed the relationship between the Federal Reserve and Congress. They gave an historical perspective and also discussed current issues about the structure and operation…

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    International Finance System, Part 2

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew delivered an annual report on the status of the international financial system.

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House debated H.R., 1105, Small Business Capital Access and Job Preservation Act.

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    House Session, Part 1

    H.R., 1105, Small Business Capital Access and Job Preservation Act.

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    House Session, Part 1

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

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