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    Arms Control

    The House met to debate arms control measures and the termination of certain weapons.

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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

    CR, pp.H755-H789. The House passed H.R.3967, to amend the Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1985, to extend medical benefits to certain former spouses. The House also recognized…

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    National Acid Precipitation Assessment Program

    The subcommittee held a hearing on the National Acid Precipitation Assessment Program, specifically whether the Program was meeting its Congressionally-mandated goals. This video is…

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    House Session

    CR, pp. H635-H713 The House failed to pass H.J. Res. 484, to provide assistance and support for peace, democracy and reconciliation in Central America.

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    House Session

    While under the suspension of the rules the House passed several measures. Of special note was H.R. 2987, the Flag Protection Act. This bill amends the United States Code to…

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    House Session

    The House adopted Confence Report H.R. 2461 which authorizes funds for military personel in the Defense Department. H.R. 1465, the Oil Pollution Liability and Compensation Act was…

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    House Session

    The House passed the crime control bill, H.R. 5269 after agreeing to the Hughes, Douglas, Waxman, and Dingell amendments and rejecting the Sensenbrenner amendment. The Hughes amendment…

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    House Session

    The House agreed to the Coelho motion to table the Walker motion to discharge the Committee on Armed Services from further consideration of H.R. 4264, National Defense Authorization Act for…

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    House Session

    The House disagreed to H.J.Res. 129 which would have led to increases in executive, legislative, and judicial salaries recommended under the Federal Salary Act.

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    President's Flag-Burning Amendment

    Smith contends that the Constitution does not give a right of totally free expression and that flag burning goes beyond the boundaries. Nevertheless, he opposes a constitutional…

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    House Session

    Appropriations were passed for the governance of the District of Columbia when the House agreed to H.R. 3026. Of note was the absence of abortion funding restrictions. The legislation…

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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 5313, making appropriations for military construction for the Department of Defense. During consideration, the House rejected the Penny amendment to have an…

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    Kemp Campaign Speech

    Representative Jack Kemp of New York (R) appeared at local junior high school in New Hampshire to give a speech as a part of his campaign to secure the Republican nomination for…

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    House Session

    The House voted to suspend the rules and pass H.R. 4982, to promote the study of mathematics and science in elementary schools and to provide training for mathematics and science…

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    Prisoners of War in Indochina

    The House considered a resolution supporting executive negotiations over prisoners of war and military personnel missing in action in Indochina.

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    International Trade Debate

    The House debated a bill authorizing financing for purchases of domestic exports, including funds to be made available to the export-import bank to bolster the price of U.S. exports.

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    House Session

    CR, pp. H1083-H1155. The House agreed to the congressional budget for the United States Government for the fiscal years 1989, 1990, and 1991.

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    House Session

    CR, pp. H9463-H9521. The House amended the Federal Aviation Act of 1958, to require the installation and use of collision avoidance systems in aircraft, and to require the FAA to…

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