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    New Members Roundtable

    The representatives discussed their transitions to Congress and outlined some of their legislative goals. They discussed their memories about the campaigns and elections and why they…

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    National Women's Political Caucus Gala Party

    The National Women’s Political Caucus marked its twentieth anniversary in Washington with a celebration of the twenty years of history travelled by the organization and its…

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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

    H.R. 5368: A bill to make appropriations for foreign operations, export financing, and related programs. H.R. 5504: A bill to make appropriations for the Department of…

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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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    Democratic Convention Seconding Speech

    Rep. Maxine Waters, whose district lies in Los Angeles, California, seconded the nomination of Democratic presidential candidate Gov. Bill Clinton for president on the third night…

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    Save Our Cities and Save Our Children

    Residents of cities throughout the United States gathered in Washington DC to protest the state of American cities and their many related social problems. Many important political…

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    Rule for H.R. 1: Civil Rights Act, Day 1

    The Rules committee heard testimony on H.Res. 1, the Civil Rights Act of 1991. H.Res. 1 was introduced by Democrats to counteract several 1989 Supreme Court decisions that…

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    House Session

    S 3144: A bill to amend title ten, United States Code, to improve the health care system provided for members and former members of the armed forces and their dependents. HR 2164: A…

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    Democratic Response to Presidential Visit

    Democratic leaders held a news conference in Los Angeles, California to respond to the presidents’s visit to Los Angeles to examine the areas hit hardest by urban rioting the previous…

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    House Session

    The House approved the Journal of Tuesday, March 12, 1991. The House passed H.Res. 111, the Rule to consider H.R. 1175. The House passed H.R. 1175, to authorize supplemental…

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    House Session

    HR 3603: A bill to promote family preservation and the prevention of foster care with emphasis on families where abuse of alcohol or drugs is present, and to improve the quality and…

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    Political Views of African-Americans

    Home Box Office and the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies co-sponsored a forum on the political views of African-Americans regarding the 1992 presidential elections. The…

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    First Year Impressions of Congress

    Last year C-SPAN invited four first-termers of the 102nd Congress’s freshman class to give their first impressions of Washington and the Congress. One year later, C-SPAN invited…

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    Police Use of Force

    Rep. Waters discussed the use of force by the police and the recent Rodney King police case in Los Angeles. Mr. King was abused by police officers and was one of many claims…

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    Democratic California State Convention

    2500 Democratic delegates gathered from around California to attend the annual state convention. They heard from presidential hopefuls and House and Senatre candidates, who discussed…

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    House Session

    The House voted to suspend the rules and pass H.R. 707, to improve the regulation of futures trading and to authorize appropriations for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. The…

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    House Session

    The House and Senate met in a joint meeting to receive an address by Her Excellency Violeta Chamorro. The House agreed to H.Res. 124, electing Representative Edwards of Oklahoma…

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    House Session

    The House passed S. Con. Res. 2, supporting the United States presence in the Persian Gulf.

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    House Session

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