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    House Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Markup, Part 1

    The House Budget Committee marked up the Republican fiscal year 2014 budget proposal. In part one, members made opening statements.

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    House Hearing on Military Force in Syria

    The House Foreign Affairs Committee held a hearing on the Obama administration’s response to the use of chemical weapons in Syria, including President Obama’s request for an…

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    House Session, Part 1

    Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:

    1) H.R. 2640 - Central Oregon Jobs and Water Security Act (Sponsored by Rep. Greg Walden / Natural Resources Committee)

    2) H.R.…

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    House Session

    The House met for a legislative session. Later in the evening the House considered and voted to approve a federal budget agreement for fiscal year 2014. The measure passed on a vote of…

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    House Ceremonial Swearing-In, Part 1

    House Speaker John Boehner held a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony with newly-elected representatives. The event happens at the start of each Congress. The official swearing-in…

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    U.S. Economic Outlook

    Douglas Elmendorf testified on the 2013 federal budget and economic outlook. He said that 750,000 jobs would be lost during the year if Congress does not reach an agreement to avoid…

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    Syrian Civil War

    The U.S. ambassador to Syria and State Department and USAID officials testified on the ongoing civil war in Syria. Ambassador Ford in his remarks said no evidence had been found thus…

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    House Session

    Members began debate on H.R. 3193m the Consumer Financial Protection and Soundness Improvement Act, which would move the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) from the Federal Reserve…

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    Pell Grants and College Affordability

    Student financial aid and higher education policy experts testified on the Pell Grant program and college affordability. The witnesses provided recommendations for improving the…

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    House Session

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    House Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Markup, Part 1

    The House Budget Committee considered the fiscal year 2015 budget resolution introduced by Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI).

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    House Session

    H.R. 45 - To repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and health care-related provisions in the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (Closed Rule, Two Hours of…

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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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    House Session, Part 2

    The House passed a bill that would provide relief for victims of Hurricane Sandy.

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    House Session

    The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a legislative session. The chair announced that the whole number of the House was 432.
    A bill was passed to defer the debt ceiling until…

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    House Session

    Legislative Business-H.R. 2655 - Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act

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    House Session

    The House worked to complete action on a bill (HR3590) to ease restrictions on hunters and fishermen utilizing federal public lands. Roll call votes on two amendments were scheduled to…

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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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    State of the Union Preview

    Prior to the president’s annual State of the Union Address, guests talked about the annual event and significant moments in past addresses. Additional scenes of members gathering…

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    House Session

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

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