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    Rule to Appoint Conferees to Continuing Resolution

    The House Rules Committee met to consider a rule to instruct the House to appoint conferees on the continuing resolution. The government would shut down at midnight if an agreement…

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    House Session

    The House of Representatives convened on the first day of the 113th Congress. John Boehner (R-OH) was re-elected the speaker of the House with 220 votes. After he was sworn in, he…

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    Foster Care and Sex Trafficking

    The House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Human Resources held a hearing on foster care kids who become involved in sex trafficking. Witnesses included several members of Congress who…

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    House Democratic Response to IRS Hearing

    House Democrats held a news conference on House Oversight Committee Chair Darrell Issa’s (D-CA) behavior at a hearing the previous day. After witness Lois Lerner invoked her…

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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 Session, Part 2

    In a Saturday evening session, the House debated a continuing resolution to extend government funding until December 15 and delay the Affordable Care Act for one year. A separate bill…

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    Rule for Continuing Resolution

    The House Rules Committee met to set the rules of debate for the two amendments the House speaker planned to offer to the continuing resolution, and for a bill that would ensure that…

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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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    House Session

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    House Session

    The House considered H.R. 2632, a bill that reauthorizes only farm programs.

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    House Rules Committee Meeting

    Members debated rules for consideration of temporary government spending measures.

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    Federal Spending and Health Care Law

    Members of the House Rules Committee met to consider rules for debate on a government spending measure to fund the federal government through December 15, 2013.

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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, 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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    Federal Workers' Pay and Deficit Reduction Bills Debate Rules

    The committee met to set rules to allow amendments for floor debate on H.R. 3273, the Deficit Reduction and Economic Growth Working Group Act of 2013; and H.J. Res. 89, the Federal…

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    Fiscal Year 2013 Continuing Resolution

    The House Rules Committee met to set the rules for the debate on a continuing resolution to extend federal government funding for fiscal year 2013, that began in October 2012.

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House met to consider a continuing budget resolution. The Senate had rejected an earlier version the House had previously passed with amendments to delay the implementation of the…

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    House Session

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

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    House Session, Part 1

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

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