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    Representative John Conyers' 50 Years in Congress

    Guests, including Danny Glover, Julian Bond, and others, celebrated Representative John Conyers (D-MI) 50 years in Congress. Born in 1929, John James Conyers, Jr. was first…

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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 7, a bill permanently banning taxpayer funding for abortions, 242-179. A separate bill banning abortions after 20 weeks was pulled from the schedule the previous…

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    House Session

    The House amended and passed H.R. 240, a bill funding the Department of Homeland Security through September 2015 and defunding executive action on immigration, and H.R. 37, an…

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    House Session

    Members debated H.R. 240, which would provide funding for the Department of Homeland Security through the end of fiscal year 2015. Amendments were offered to defund President…

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    Portrait Unveiling Ceremony for Representative John Conyers

    Vice President Joe Biden, Attorney General Eric Holder, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and congressional colleagues spoke at a ceremony to unveil an official portrait of former House…

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    Interview with Representative John Conyers

    Representative John Conyers (D-MI), who in the 114th Congress would become the House dean, the longest-serving member of the House of Representatives, spoke about his role and…

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    Morning Hour

    The House convened for Morning Hour, with members permitted to speak on a variety of topics.

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    House Session

    The House passed, 230-182, H.R. 5781, the California Emergency Drought Relief Act, and rejected a Democratic motion to recommit. 

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    Cameras in Federal Courts Legislation

    Representatives Steve King (R-IA) and Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) testified at a hearing on H.R. 917, their bill that would allow judges to permit photography and videography in federal courts and…

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    House Session

    The House convened for a legislative session. They passed H.R. 5759, a bill that would nullify President Obama’s immigration executive order, as well as a Senate amendment to…

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    Executive Action on Immigration

    Witnesses testify at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on whether President Obama had the legal authority to issue executive action changing the country’s immigration laws.

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House convened for a legislative session. The House debated ten bills under suspension of the rules, as well as a bill requiring the Homeland Security Department to consider…

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    Secret Service Operations

    Joseph Clancy updated the House Judiciary Committee on Secret Service operations in the wake of a string of September security lapses that led to the October resignation of former director…

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    Justice Department Oversight

    Inspector General Michael Horowitz testified before a House Judiciary Committee hearing on for a hearing on whether or not his office has enough access to the Justice Department in order to…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House approved (216-192) a bill that would limit expansion of the Deferred Action on Child Arrivals (DACA) program. It also approved (223-189) H.R. 5230, the $694 million border…

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    House Session, Part 1

    The House took up H. Res. 676, which authorizes a lawsuit against President Obama for executive actions he took to delay the employer mandate in the Affordable Care Act. GOP…

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    Immigration Services Oversight

    Leon Rodriguez testified about Citizenship and Immigration Services policies regarding deportation, immigration benefits, and the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program. The…

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    New Federal Crimes

    The House Judiciary Committee Over-Criminaliztion Task Force held a hearing on the growing number of new federal crimes and Congress' enactment of new criminal statutes. The witnesses…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House considered several bills under suspension of the rules.

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    House Session

    The House considered H.R. 3086, a bill that would make the ban on Internet access taxes permanent. Members also continued debate on H.R. 5016, a fiscal year 2015 financial services…

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