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    House Session, Part 1

    Following one-minute speeches, the House considered three tax-related bills under suspension of the rules. The chamber also debated a rule governing debate on two additional tax bills,…

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    Morning Hour

    The House convened for Morning Hour, with members permitted to speak on a variety of topics. 

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    Immigration and Customs Enforcement

    Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director Sarah Saldana testified at an oversight hearing of her agency. Ms. Saldana in her opening statement focused on ICE immigration…

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    House Session, Part 3

    The House reconvened for a legislative session, and passed a series of bills, under suspension of the rules, that deal with financial institutions and the Consumer Financial Protection…

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    House Session

    The House debated and voted on H. Res. 173, a bill to replace the Medicare reimbursement formula for doctors, also known as the “doc fix,” and to reauthorize the…

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    Airport Pre-Check Program

    Witnesses testified on the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) Pre-Check program, which allows expedited screening at airports for pre-approved passengers. Topics…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House passed the House Republican fiscal year 2016 budget resolution. Members debated and passed on a voice vote H.R. 1527, a bill accelerating tax benefits for donations to relief…

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    House Session, Part 2

    Members debated the House Republican fiscal year 2016 budget plan, including $5.5 trillion in cuts over a decade and repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House debated five bills under suspension of the rules, including one urging President Obama to provide military assistance to Ukraine and one to condemn attacks by Boko Haram in…

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    150 Years After the Freedman's Bank

    Panelists talked about the issue of black poverty in America 150 years after the creation of the Freedman’s Savings Bank. Incorporated by Congress on March 3, 1865, the…

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    House Session

    The House debated and voted on two measure. One expressed disapproval of union rules changes issued in 2014 by the National Labor Relations Board. The second set new spending levels for…

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    House Session, Part 4

    The House voted on a series of health care-related bills under suspension of the rules. Following the votes, members delivered speeches on any topic.

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    Congressional Black Caucus on Ferguson, Missouri, Investigation

    Members of the Congressional Black Caucus spoke to reporters about the release that day of the results of the Department of Justice’s investigation into the fatal police shooting of…

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    House Session

    The House debated and voted on on H.R. 749, a $7 billion reauthorization of federal rail programs, including support for Amtrak. The bill passed, 316-101, as amended. House members…

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    President Obama's Executive Action on Immigration

    Witnesses testified at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on President Obama’s executive action on immigration.

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    House Session, Part 1

    The House convened for a legislative session. The House passed H.R. 529, which would amend the federal tax code to improve “529” college savings plans. Earlier, the…

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    Morning Hour

    The House convened for Morning Hour, with members permitted to speak on a variety of topics.

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    House Session, Part 3

    The House voted on two bills under suspension of the rules, including one on Federal Communications Commission (FCC) reporting requirements and one dealing with toxins in drinking water.

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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee on Homeland Security Funding and Immigration

    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), a member of the House Homeland Security Committee, talked about the upcoming House agenda. Topics included funding the Department of Homeland…

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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 636, a package of bills to extend tax credits for small businesses that expired at the end of 2014. Members delivered speeches on any topic.

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