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    House Session

    The House agreed to the conference report on S. 1722, to provide emergency unemployment compensation. Rep. Nussle (R-IA) gave a one-minute speech wearing a paper bag on his head…

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    102nd Congress Preview

    Two new members of Congress discussed their agendas for the upcoming Congress, their November election victories and their first impressions of Capitol Hill.

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    House Session

    The House agreed to the Senate amendment to H.R. 555. to amend the Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act of 1940 to improve and clarify the protections provided by that Act, to clarify…

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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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    House Session

    HR 5503: A bill to make appropriations for the Department of the Interior. HJR 512: A resolution to approve the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment to the products of…

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    House Session

    HR 2977: A bill to authorize appropriations for public broadcasting. HR 2782: A bill to amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to provide that such Act does not…

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    House Session

    The House passed S. 2050, to ensure that the ceiling established with respect to health education assistance loans does not prohibit the provision of federal loan insurance to new and…

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    House Session

    HJR 290: A resolution to propose an amendment to the Constitution to provide for a balanced budget for the United States Government and for greater accountability in the enactment of tax…

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    House Session

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    House Session

    The House voted to override President Bush’s veto of HR 2212, regarding the extension of Most Favored Nation status on the People’s Republic of China. HR 2212: A resolution…

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    House Session

    HR 5678: A bill to make appropriations for the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, and the judiciary. HR 5192: A bill to amend title thirty-eight, United States Code, to make…

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    House Bank Investigation

    A group of freshman Republican congressmen talked with reporters about the House Ethics Committee proposal in the House bank matter. They objected to the limited amount of disclosure…

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    House Session

    HR 4323: A bill to improve education for all students by restructuring the education system in the states. HR 5830: A bill to expedite construction of highway projects which provide…

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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 2950, to develop a national intermodal surface transportation system, to authorize funds for construction of highways, for highway safety programs, and for mass…

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    House Session

    HR 5487: A bill to make appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and the Drug Administration. HR 549: A resolution to elect Representative Mfume of Maryland to the…

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    Republican Congressional Challengers

    Following the “Contract with America” Republican congressional campaign rally, some of the Republican challengers spoke with reporters.

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    House Session

    The House filed a report to amend title 18, to require a waiting period before the purchase of a handgun. The House passed H.R. 1988, to authorize appropriations to NASA for research…

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    House Session

    HR 5100: A bill to strengthen the international trade position of the United States. HR 5560: A bill to extend the National Commission on Time and Learning. HR 5517: A bill to…

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    House Session

    Members of the House heard a written statement by Rep. Bartlett (R-TX) wherein he resigned as a member of the House. A message from the President was read whereby he transmitted a…

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    House Session

    H.R. 918: A bill to modify the requirements applicable to locatable minerals on public domain lands, consistent with the principles of self-initiation of mining…

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