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    Scalia Confirmation Hearing Day 1

    Justice Scalia responded to questions from committee members about his views regarding such topics as federal-state relationships, the Constitution, death penalty, abortion, national…

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    1982 Budget Amendments

    The House met to discuss varying budget proposals and amendments.

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 29

    Poindexter testifies that President Reagan signed a retroactive finding, prepared by the CIA, concerning the sale of arms to Iran. Poindexter also says that he destroyed the finding…

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    USS Vincennes Attack on Iranian Airliner

    The Investigations subcommittee heard testimony on allegations of a cover-up in the 1988 interception and downing of an Iranian airbus by the USS Vincennes. Newsweek Magazine and…

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    House Session

    The House agreed to H. Con. Res. 32, to express the sense of Congress that Congress must approve any offensive military action against Iraq. The House failed to agree to H.…

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 37

    Meese answers questions from committee members on his questioning of North and Poindexter and his report of the diversion scheme to President Reagan. Meese is questioned on his…

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    Iran-Contra Investigation Day 39 Part 2

    Casper Weinberger testified that he argued strongly against selling arms to Iran and that the decision to do so was based in part on incorrect intelligence indicating Iran was losing their…

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    House Session

    Debate continued on H.R. 2461 Dept. of Defense authorization for FY 1990 and 1991 for military functions and prescription of personnel levels.

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    House Session

    The House agreed to H.Res. 499 impeaching Alcee L. Hastings, Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, for high crimes and misdemeanors. The House…

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    Women in the Military

    The committee heard testimony from the chiefs of each armed service on what their department was doing to eliminate sexual harassment and discrimination. The witnesses were also given…

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    Weapon System Debate

    The House debated limiting funding of certain weapon systems, the use of weapon systems under the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty, and whether the weapon systems remain useful defensively…

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    House Session

    The House introduced 51 public bills, two private bills, and nine resolutions. By a vote of 387 yeas to 23 nays, the House passed H.R. 355, to amend the Reclamation States Drought…

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    Farm Bill Debate

    The House met to debate amendments to the Farm Bill including freezing target prices for certain commodities and permitting new sellers of agricultural products to bring anti-trust suits.

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    House Session

    S 3144: A bill to amend title ten, United States Code, to improve the health care system provided for members and former members of the armed forces and their dependents. HR 2164: A…

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    Clinton Cabinet Announcement

    President-elect Clinton announced the appointments for the National Security Team in his Cabinet in a news conference in the transition offices in Little Rock. He announced the…

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    House Session

    The House agreed to the conference report on S. 1430, to enhance national and community service. A letter from Rep. Donald E. Lukens, of Ohio, was read, wherein he resigned as a…

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    House Session

    The House agreed to H.Res. 461, to restrict the amendments considered with H.R. 4739. The House continued consideration of amendments to H.R. 4739, to authorize appropriations for…

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    House Session

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    Secretary of Defense Confirmation Part 1

    The committee heard testimony from members of Congress and the nominee in the confirmation hearing for Secretary-designate for Defense in the Clinton administration Les…

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    House Session

    The House approved the Journal of Tuesday, March 12, 1991. The House passed H.Res. 111, the Rule to consider H.R. 1175. The House passed H.R. 1175, to authorize supplemental…

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