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    House Session

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    House Session

    The House has passed the Senate version of health care legislation by a vote of 219 to 212.
    The House has passed both the Senate health care legislation and the reconciliation…

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    Geithner and Bernanke Testimony on AIG Bonuses

    Secretary Geithner and Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke testifed about a proposed regulations allowing the federal government to purchase “toxic” financial assets through a…

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    Homeland Security Oversight

    Secretary Janet Napolitano testified at an oversight hearing of the Department of Homeland Security. Many questions focused on Secretary Napolitano’s June 15th memo on deferring…

    83,081 views
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    Department of Justice Oversight, Part 2

    Attorney General Holder answered members' questions about Justice Department operations and other issues. Among the topics they addressed were efforts to combat terrorism, the…

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    House Session

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    House Session

    Members of the House read the Constitution aloud beginning at 11:00 a.m.

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    Federal Gun Smuggling Sting Operation, Part 2

    Attorney General Eric Holder testified on the government’s gun smuggling sting “Fast and Furious” operation." The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives ran…

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    Presidential Requirement Amendment

    Committee members heard testimony on H.J.Res. 88, a proposed amendment to the Constitution that would allow a person who has been a United States citizen for 20 years to be eligible…

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    Mortgage Services and Foreclosure Practices

    Witnesses testified about the implications of recent reports of faulty foreclosure-related documentation practices by mortgage servicers from the perspective of consumers. 
    Evicted…

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    Monetary Policy and the Economy

    Ben Bernanke testified on the U.S. economic outlook for the year and the future of economic growth. Topics included inflation and unemployment, reform of Social Security and Medicare,…

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    Justice Department Oversight, Part 1

    Attorney General Eric Holder testified before the House Judiciary Committee. Topics included the killing of Osama bin Laden, the threat from al-Qaeda, DOMA (Defense of Marriage Act),…

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    House Session

    Members debated changes to patent and trademark Law.
    Vote number 484 was vitiated and replaced by vote 485.

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    House Session

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    Democratic National Convention, Day Three

    Day three of the 2012 Democratic National Convention included acceptance speeches from President Obama and Vice President Biden. Prior to the opening gavel several speakers from North…

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    House Session

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    Financial Stability Oversight Council Report

    Treasury Secretary Geithner testified on the annual report of the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC), created by the Dodd-Frank financial regulations law to monitor excessive risk…

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    Conference on Financial Regulations Bill, Day 6, Part 1

    House and Senate members spoke at a conference committee to propose and vote on various amendments to financial regulations legislation.
    Topics included prudential regulation, predatory…

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    Housing Finance Regulation

    The secretaries of the Department of the Treasury and the Department of Housing and Urban Development testified about the regulation of government-sponsored enterprises. Problems in…

    5,291 views
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    Constitutional Limits of Executive Power

    The House Judiciary Committee held a hearing titled “Executive Power and Its Constitutional Limitations” to examine legal and legislative responses to allegations of misconduct…

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