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    Airport Security Wait Times

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on the effects of Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screening procedures on airports and airlines. The procedures had resulted in long…

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    Airport Security Wait Times

    Administrator Peter Neffenger testified at a hearing on the Transportation Security Administration’s recent surge in wait times for screening U.S. air passengers. Committee…

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    House Session

    The House debated the combined rule for two bills dealing with energy policy and congressional approval of the Washington, D.C. budget. Members also resumed consideration of an Energy and…

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    Conduct of IRS Commissioner John Koskinen

    The House Judiciary Committee heard testimony, including video, from Oversight Committee Chair Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) on his committee’s investigation into alleged targeting by the…

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    House Session

    The House convened for one-minute speeches and debated and voted on several bills under suspension of the rules, including bills dealing with national intelligence programs and 911 calls.

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    House Session

    The House approved by a vote of 295-129 H.R. 4974, the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act.

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    House Session

    The House passed two bills. The first bill allocates $622 million for Zika virus research and prevention. Members also voted 277-147 in favor of H.R. 4909, the National Defense…

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    Synthetic Drug Use

    Witnesses, including a Washington, D.C., police officer and the parent of a man who died after using synthetic marijuana, testified at a hearing on the dangers posed by synthetic…

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    House Session

    The House debated amendments to the defense authorization bill. 

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    House Session, Part 3

    The House voted on a bill debated under suspension of the rules.

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    Representative Grayson on Transgender Bathrooms

    Representative Alan Grayson (D-FL) spoke about what he called the “Great American Bathroom Controversy.” He started with a photo of Christine Jorgensen, thought to be the first…

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    House Opioid Abuse Debate

    The House debated a bill to combat opioid addiction. The legislation would set up grant programs for addiction prevention and recovery, treatment for pregnant women and babies born…

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    House Session

    The House convened for a legislative session.

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House voted on amendments to H.R. 5046, a bill to authorize funding for Justice Department grants for opioid abuse prevention and addiction treatment programs.

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    House Session, Part 1

    The House debated H.R. 5046, a bill to authorize funding for Justice Department grants for opioid abuse prevention and addiction treatment programs.

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    House Session

    The House was expected to debate the rule governing two bills dealing with opioid abuse. They were also to consider 11 bills under suspension of the rules, with ten of these related to…

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    House Session, Part 3

    The House voted on several bills under suspension of the rules.

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House was expected to debate 10 bills under suspension of the rules, including three dealing with opioid addiction, as well as a bill to reauthorize the Justice Department’s…

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    House Session, Part 1

    The House convened for a legislative session.

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    House Session

    The House voted 224-181 to pass H.R. 4901, a bill to reauthorize a Washington, D.C. school voucher program for students from low-income families.

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