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    Aviation Security

    Newly-confirmed TSA administrator Peter Neffenger testified about his plans for addressing airline security threats and other issues throughout the Transportation Security…

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    House Session

    The House passed a bill to expand the Veterans Affairs Department’s authority to fire or demote VA employees based on performance. It also approved a three-month extension of…

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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 Enforcement

    The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security convened a hearing on proposed changes to immigration laws, including cuts to federal grants for “sanctuary…

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    House Session

    The House debated a bill to revoke federal funding for “sanctuary cities.” "Sanctuary cities" are jurisdictions around the country that have polices to shelter illegal…

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    House Session, Part 3

    The House reconvened following a closed-door briefing on Iran, with members expected to debate several amendments to H.R.1734, a bill dealing with coal ash disposal regulations.

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House debated several bills under suspension of the rules, including one requiring the Veterans Administration to give Congress a report on its medical care for veterans, and one…

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    Representative Sheila Jackson-Lee on Iran Nuclear Agreement

    Representative Sheila Jackson-Lee (D-TX) spoke with reporters after attending a meeting Vice President Biden held to brief House Democrats on the Iran nuclear deal. 

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    Immigration Enforcement Oversight

    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testified at an oversight hearing on immigration enforcement. Committee members examined the issue of jurisdictions, known as “sanctuary…

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    House Session

    The House convened for a legislative session. Members debated 11 bills under suspension of the rules. The House voted on three bills. H.R. 2722 was pulled from consideration.

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    Iran Nuclear Agreement

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on the implications of an agreement with Iran over the country’s nuclear program that was announced that day. Former Senator Joe Lieberman and…

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    House Session, Part 3

    The House voted on several bills debated earlier under suspension of the rules. H.R. 2499 passed, 410-1 and S.R. 179 passed on a voice vote.

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    House Session

    The House convened for a legislative session and voted on amendments to H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act, which reauthorizes NIH funding for three years and seeks to promote the…

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    House Session

    The House approved a bill that increases timber production on federal lands. House leadership pulled the fiscal year 2016 bill to fund the Department of Interior and the Environmental…

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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

    The House debated H.R. 2822, the fiscal year 2016 Department of Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act.

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    House Session

    The House convened for a legislative session. The House has voted 286-138 to approve an African trade and Trade Adjustment Assistance bill. They are now debating a fiscal year…

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    House Session

    The House began debate on a bill allowing states to delay their compliance with the EPA’s proposed carbon pollution standards for power plants.

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    House Session

    The House voted down a resolution requiring U.S. troops to withdraw from Iraq and Syria in the absence of a congressional vote on an authorization for the use of military force (AUMF)…

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    House Session, Part 1

    The House voted 236-189 to extend the revote deadline to July 30 for trade assistance authority (TAA), which failed the previous week. Members also debated H.R. 2596, the Intelligence…

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