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    Federal Response to Rise in Autism Rates

    Domestic and advocacy group officials testified about autism. Among the topics they discussed were efforts to increase awareness and understanding of the disease, the cost of the…

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    House Session

    Members of the House read the Constitution aloud beginning at 11:00 a.m.

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    House Session, Part 2

    House members paid tribute to Representative Gabrielle Giffords. Representative Giffords was wounded at a constituent event at a Tucson, Arizona, supermarket. Six people were…

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    Diplomatic Security in Libya

    Security officials testified on their efforts to improve diplomatic safety in Libya before four people were killed in the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi.

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    U.S. Consulate Attack in Benghazi, Libya, Part 1

    State Department officials testified at a hearing on the September 11, 2012, terrorist attacks of on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Among the topics they addressed were the…

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    House Session, Part 3

    In an unusual New Year’s Day session of the lame-duck 112th Congress, the House considered the rule and debated the “fiscal cliff” agreement (HR 8) passed by the Senate…

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    Radicalization in the U.S. Muslim Community, Organizations Panel

    The Los Angeles County sheriff and Islamic community representatives testified at a House Homeland Security hearing on the threat of radicalization among U.S. Muslims. Chairman Peter…

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    Internal Revenue Service Scrutiny of Non-Profit Groups, Part 1

    Top Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Treasury Department officials testified about practices and culture within the IRS, as well as revelations that the IRS had inappropriately…

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    Contempt Proceedings Against Attorney General Holder, Part 1

    The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee met to consider a report holding Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress. The committee subpoenaed documents related to…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House debated a revised version of Speaker Boehner’s proposed deficit reduction and debt ceiling legislation, as well as rules governing the debate.

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    HealthCare.gov Web Site Implementation, Panel 1

    Information technology officials testified on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act’s HealthCare.gov Web site. The witnesses were from the Centers for Medicare and…

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    Resolution to Hold Lois Lerner in Contempt of Congress

    The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee convened for a business meeting to consider a resolution holding Lois Lerner, former IRS director of Exempt Organizations, in contempt of…

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    House Session

    The House of Representatives convened for the business of the day, one minute speeches, and special order speeches.
    The House disapproved of Senate amendments to bill H.R. 3630 to provide…

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    House Session

    One Minute Speeches (15 per side)
    H.Res. __ - Resolution recommending that the House of Representatives find Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, in…

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    U.S. Response to the European Debt Crisis

    Timothy Geithner and Ben Bernanke testified on U.S. response to the European Union debt crisis. Chairman Bernanke said the European debt crisis still threatened the U.S. economy, but…

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    House Session

    Development and Rural Jobs Act of 2011 (Modified Open Rule)
    The rule provides for no further general debate and makes in order any amendment that has been preprinted in the Congressional…

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    Alleged Iranian Covert Operations

    Witnesses testified on recent allegations that Iran attempted to assassinate the Saudi ambassador in the U.S., and Iran’s other international covert operations. Among the topis…

    2,837 views
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    National Park Service and Government Shutdown

    Witnesses testified at a House Natural Resources Committee and Oversight and Government Reform Committee joint hearing to review the closings of national parks as a result of the government…

    2,808 views
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    Operation Fast and Furious Report

    Michael Horowitz testified on the findings in the Department of Justice Inspector General’s report on the FBI’s “Fast and Furious” operation. He described a…

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    House Session

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