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    Tea Party Rally Against IRS Practices

    Members of Congress joined with tea party activists in an “Audit the IRS” rally at the West Front of the Capitol, to protest alleged abuses by the Internal Revenue Service.
    The…

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    IRS Scrutiny of Non-profit Organizations

    Danny Werfel and and J. Russell George testified about revelations that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) had applied additional scrutiny to groups applying for tax-exempt status that had…

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    Internal Revenue Service Oversight

    Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen testified at an oversight hearing of the agency. Topics included the IRS fiscal year 2015 budget and the 2013 targeting scandal that…

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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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    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

    Continue Consideration of H.R. 1947 - Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013 (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Frank Lucas / Agriculture Committee)
    The Rule…

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    Federal Communications Commission Fiscal Year 2015 Appropriations

    Tom Wheeler and Ajit Pai testified about the fiscal year 2015 budget request for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). FCC Chairman Wheeler conveyed his commitment to keeping the…

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    National Drug Control Policy Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    Michael Botticelli testified on his Office of National Drug Control Policy agency’s $25.4 billion fiscal year budget request. Director Botticelli also spoke about his…

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    Federal Spending and Health Care Law Funding

    Representative Tom Graves (R-GA) and other congressional Republicans talked about the provision to de-fund the Affordable Care Act included in the House continuing resolution to fund the…

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    House Session

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

    H.R. 687 - Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act of 2013 (Structured Rule)
    (Sponsored by Rep. Paul…

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    Securities and Exchange Commission Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Proposal

    Mary Jo White testified on the proposed fiscal year 2015 budget for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). She said her agency’s budget request boosts funding in critical areas…

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    House Session, Part 1

    Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:
    1) H.R. 701 - To amend a provision of the Securities Act of 1933 directing the SEC to add a particular class of securities to those…

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    Transportation Funding

    Representative Tom Graves (R-GA) talked about his bill, the Transportation Empowerment Act. Following his remarks he participated in a panel discussion with Emily Goff and Ken Orski.

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