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    Policing Strategies

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on the development of policing strategies to promote better relations between law enforcement and communities. Areas discussed included the use of…

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    Progressive Agenda to Combat Income Inequality

    New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio (D) held a news conference outside of the U.S. Capitol with labor leaders, Democratic lawmakers, and liberal activists to unveil his 13-point…

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    House Session

    The House voted 242-184 to pass H.R. 36, a bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks and in favor 338-88 on a bill to limit National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance. The House started…

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    Immigration and Customs Enforcement

    Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director Sarah Saldana testified at an oversight hearing of her agency. Ms. Saldana in her opening statement focused on ICE immigration…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House passed the House Republican fiscal year 2016 budget resolution. Members debated and passed on a voice vote H.R. 1527, a bill accelerating tax benefits for donations to relief…

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    Congressional Black Caucus on Ferguson, Missouri, Investigation

    Members of the Congressional Black Caucus spoke to reporters about the release that day of the results of the Department of Justice’s investigation into the fatal police shooting of…

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    President Obama's Executive Action on Immigration

    Witnesses testified at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on President Obama’s executive action on immigration.

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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 527, a bill to require federal agencies to consider the economic effects of regulations on small business and consider possible alternatives.

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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 debated 10 bills under suspension of the rules, as well as a bill requiring the Homeland Security Department to consider electromagnetic pulse events in planning.

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