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    House Session

    The House debated a bill to revoke federal funding for “sanctuary cities.” "Sanctuary cities" are jurisdictions around the country that have polices to shelter illegal…

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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 2898, a bill that would ease environmental restrictions affecting drought-stricken areas of California.  The White House has issued a veto threat to the bill.

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    Morning Hour

    The House convened for Morning Hour, with members permitted to speak on any topic.

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    House Session

    The House voted down a resolution requiring U.S. troops to withdraw from Iraq and Syria in the absence of a congressional vote on an authorization for the use of military force (AUMF)…

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    House Session, Part 1

    The House debated a motion to concur to Senate amendments on trade promotion authority, trade assistance adjustment, and customs enforcement legislation. The House recessed so that…

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    House Session

    The House convened for a legislative session. The House debate H.R. 2685, a fiscal year 2016 Defense Appropriations bill and voted on amendments

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    House Session

    The House convened for a legislative session. The House voted on amendments to and passed H.R. 2578, the Commerce, Justice and Sceince Spending bill on a 242-183 vote. The House…

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    Morning Hour

    The House convened for Morning Hour, with members permitted to speak on any topic.

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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, Part 1

    Following one-minute speeches, the House considered three tax-related bills under suspension of the rules. The chamber also debated a rule governing debate on two additional tax bills,…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House passed, 257-167, H.R. 240. The bill funds the Department of Homeland Security without the policy rider that blocks President Obama’s executive action on immigration.

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    House Session, Part 1

    Members debated a rule governing debate of two bills, including H.R. 636, a bill extending certain tax breaks that would otherwise expire at the end of 2015.

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    House Session, Part 1

    Members of both parties read the Constitution.

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    House Session

    The House debated debated H.R. 5781, a bill which would provide drought relief to California. Members also debated a series of bill under suspension of the rules. 

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    House Session

    The House convened for a legislative session.

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    House Session

    House members debated four bills under suspension of the rules and passed H.R. 4012, which requires the EPA to disclose the scientific data it uses to justify its regulations. Members…

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    House Session

    Following one minute speeches, the House debated a resolution (H Res 726) that expresses support by the House for Ukraine and condemns the military aggression by Russia against that…

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    House Session, Part 1

    After One Minute speeches, the House debated H.R. 1717, dealing with employee healthcare plans.

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    Congressional Hispanic Caucus on Border Spending

    Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and Congressional party leaders talked about humanitarian efforts to help children from Central America attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico…

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    House Session, Part 1

    The House held a series of procedural votes ahead of debate on a revised bill to deal with the flood of unaccompanied minors from Central America crossing the southern border.

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