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    House Session

    The House agreed to H. Con. Res. 32, to express the sense of Congress that Congress must approve any offensive military action against Iraq. The House failed to agree to H.…

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    Prime Minister of Ireland Addressed a Joint Session of Congress

    Prime Minister Garret Fitzgerald of Ireland addressed a Joint Session of Congress

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    Occupation and Liberation in Persian Gulf

    Persian Gulf scholars, Middle East experts, witnesses of the invasion and members of Congress and the Bush administration looked at the future of Persian Gulf security and the events that…

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    Tobacco Advertising

    The subcommittee heard testimony on legislation, HR 5041, that would regulate labelling and advertising for tobacco products. Mr. Levine supported the legislation as a necessary…

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    One Minute Speeches on Flag Burning

    Members delivers one-minute speeches on the topic of desecration of the U.S. flag.

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    Medicare Reconciliation Debate

    The House met to consider a reconciliation rule adjusting levels of Medicare payments and funding.

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    House Session

    The House agreed to H.Res. 527 to waive certain rules. The House agreed to the conference report on S. 605, enhancing consumer product safety. The House agreed to the Senate…

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    Weapon System Debate

    The House debated limiting funding of certain weapon systems, the use of weapon systems under the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty, and whether the weapon systems remain useful defensively…

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    House Session

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    Communism and International Relations

    Members discussed international relations and communist governments.

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    Early Election Projections

    The House met and consider a resolution expressing the sense of congress that early projections of elections results by the news media was harmful to the election process.

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    House Session

    Thomas S. Foley was elected speaker of the House of Representatives by a vote of 251 yeas to 170 nays. The House agreed to notify the Senate and the President on the election of…

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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 2065, to improve tropical forest management, by a voice vote. The House passed H.R. 5932, to improve educational equity and excellence, by a voice vote. The…

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    Central American Peace Initiative

    The House Foreign Affairs Committee held a hearing on the Central American Peace Initiative. Secretary of State George Shultz testified before the committee on the process and how the…

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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 5462, to provide assistance for housing and community development in the United States-Mexico border region of the United States. The House failed to agree to H.…

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    House Session

    The House agreed to S. 3266, to reauthorize the Small Business Act of 1958. The House also agreed to H.Res. 538, amending the Immigration and Nationality Act, and H.Con.Res. 399,…

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    PLO Application for Membership in WHO

    The subcommittee held a hearing on the PLO application for membership in the World Health Organization. It also deferred to the full committee further consideration of H.R. 2145, to…

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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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    Congressional Oversight of U.S. Intelligence Activities

    Members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee heard testimony from intelligence officials on the Intelligence Oversight Act of 1988. Republican members took issue with a provision of the…

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