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    House Session

    H.Res. 591: A resolution to waive the requirement of clause 4(b), rule eleven, against consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules. S. 1696: A bill…

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    House Session

    The House completed all general debate on the situation in the Middle East. The House agreed to three extensions of the time for general debate by two hours, four hours, and four…

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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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    House Session

    The House expressed its condolences on the death of Rep. Pepper, as a mark of further respect, the House adjourned in his memory. The House also agreed to a resolution permitting…

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    House Session

    CR, pp. H11413-H11503. The House agreed to the conference report on H.R. 1777, to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1988 and 1989 for the Department of State, clearing the…

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    Defense Appropriations

    The House met to debate legislation related to defense appropriations.

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    Indiana Election Results Dispute Part 3

    The House continued to consider whether to seat Rick McIntyre, an Indiana Republican who was certified to have won by a narrow margin on election night. The House refused to seat Rick…

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    House Session

    The House debated aid to the Contras in Nicaragua.

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    House Session

    Congressional Record, pp. H8851-H8917. The House passed H.R. 2939, renewing the special-prosecutor law. It would allow for special independent counsel to be appointed to…

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    House Session

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    Nicaragua Military and Humanitarian Aid

    The House continued to debate military and humanitarian aid to Nicaraguan counter revolutionaries.

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    Communism and International Relations

    Members discussed international relations and communist governments.

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    Comprehensive Crime Control Act

    The House debated the Comprehensive Crime Control Act, including reforms to sentencing, bail, and the insanity defense.

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    House Session

    The House agreed to the conference report on H.R. 3471, to establish the Veterans' Administration as an executive department. The House agreed to S.Con.Res. 154, to correct…

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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 2039, the Job Training Partnership Act, to improve the delivery of services to hard-to-serve adults and youth. Representative Mink was also sworn in during the…

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    House Session

    The House agreed to the Senate’s amendments and passed H.R. 2916 which makes appropriations for the Departments of Veterans' Affairs, and Housing and Urban Development. The House…

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    Farm Bill Debate

    The House met to debate amendments to the Farm Bill including freezing target prices for certain commodities and permitting new sellers of agricultural products to bring anti-trust suits.

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    U.S. and China Cooperative Nuclear Energy Agreement

    The House debated rules for considering changes to the internal revenue law and a resolution to establish cooperative agreement between the United States and China concerning nuclear energy.

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    Voting Confusion

    The House debated a tax reform bill which passed by a voice vote caused by confusion on the House floor where there was support for a recorded vote. The rules of how votes are taken…

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