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    Representative Session on Immigration

    Representative Pette Sessions (R-TX) spoke to reporters about immigration, urging President Obama to not take executive action on this issue but to work with Republicans in the new year.

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    House Session, Part 3

    The House convened for a legislative session.

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House debated a combined rule for H.R. 2 and H.R. 4, two anti-regulatory bills.

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    Continuing Resolution Markup

    The House Rules Committee met to consider rules for floor debate on a short-term, through December 11, 2014, continuing resolution to prevent a government shutdown at the end of the fiscal…

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    Taliban Prisoner Exchange

    The House Rules Committee met to consider legislation condemning President Obama for the release of five Taliban detainees in exchange for Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl without notifying…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House approved (216-192) a bill that would limit expansion of the Deferred Action on Child Arrivals (DACA) program. It also approved (223-189) H.R. 5230, the $694 million border…

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    Border Security Spending Legislation

    The House Rules Committee met to consider an emergency supplemental spending bill addressing security issues at the U.S.-Mexico border. The House delayed its August 2014 recess in…

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    Border Security Spending Legislation Rules

    The House Rules Committee met to consider a same-day rule for considering H.R. 5230, an emergency supplemental spending bill addressing security issues at the U.S.-Mexico border. House…

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    House Session, Part 1

    The House took up H. Res. 676, which authorizes a lawsuit against President Obama for executive actions he took to delay the employer mandate in the Affordable Care Act. GOP…

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    House Session

    The House convened for a legislative session.

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    House Republican Lawsuit Against President Obama

    Legal scholars testified on the merits and viability of a lawsuit against President Obama brought by Speaker John Boehner and House Republicans to ensure the president was properly and…

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    House Session, Part 3

    The House considered 20 bills under suspension of the rules, including H.R. 1786 to reauthorize a windstorm research program. Members also debated H.R. 5016, a spending bill to fund the…

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    Highway and Transportation Funding Act Markup

    Members of the House Rules Committee marked up the Highway and Transportation Funding Act, which was intended to provide $11 billion to supplement fuel taxes and ensure the Highway Trust…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House held a series of votes on bills under suspension of the rules.

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    House Session, Part 1

    The House continued work on H.R. 4870, the fiscal year 2015 Defense Appropriations bill. The measure included $570.4 billion in discretionary funding, of which $79.4 billion supports…

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    Representative Sessions on House Republican Leadership

    Following a meeting of House Republicans, Rules Committee Chair Pete Sessions (R-TX) spoke with reporters. He talked about the primary defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor…

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    House Session

    The House debated two bills under suspension of the rules. Later, members resumed debate on the Transportation-Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations bill.

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    Funding for Departments of Defense, Commerce, Justice and State

    The House Committee on Rules considered floor debate rules for the fiscal year 2015 National Defense Authorization and fiscal year 2015 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House took up a resolution establishing a select committee to investigate the September 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

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    House Session, Part 1

    The House debated a closed rule for H.Res. 567, establishing a select committee to investigate the Sept. 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi

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