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    House Session

    The House convened for a legislative session. The House passed H.R. 7, a bill permanently banning taxpayer funding for abortions, 242-179. A separate bill banning abortions after 20…

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    House Session

    The House convened for a legislative session. The House amended and passed H.R. 240, a bill funding the Department of Homeland Security through September and defunding executive action…

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    House Session, Part 1

    Members gave one minutes speeches, and then recessed.

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    House Session, Part 1

    Members of both parties read the Constitution.

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    Fast Track Authority

    Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Democratic lawmakers, union members, and consumer safety advocates held a news conference on their opposition to provisions in the Trans-Pacific…

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    House Session

    Members passed H.R. 30, a bill defining a full-time work week as 40 hours under the Affordable Care Act. Later, members delivered special order speeches.

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    House Ceremonial Swearing-In

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) held a ceremonial swearing-in for members of the 114th Congress. 

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    Deep Space Exploration

    Witnesses testified on the nation’s deep space exploration programs and capabilities. William Gerstenmaier provided an update on the Space Launch System (SLS) and Orion…

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    House Session, Part 1

    The House convened for a legislative session. They held a few procedural votes then went into recess.

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    House Minority Leader Briefing

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) spoke to reporters about her recommendations for the Democratic leadership team for the next Congress. The election would be held the nest…

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    House Session, Part 1

    The House convened for a legislative session.

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    Workforce Diversity

    Members of Congress and business community leaders talked about political and public policy discourse on diversity within the American workforce.

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    Women Of Color Empowerment Conference

    Speakers at the 2014 Women of Color Empowerment Conference talked about several issues. Topics included immigration and education, net neutrality, and the congressional agenda…

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    Diversity of Elected Officials

    Representative Donna Edwards (D-MD) was the keynote speaker at a forum on the under-representation of women and people of color in elected office. Brenda Carter presented the results…

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    Midterm Election Issues

    Representative Donna Edwards (D-MD) talked about the 2014 midterm elections and the issues that would impact its outcome. She also commented U.S. strategy in combating ISIS* and…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House reconvened and debated six bills including S. 2154, a bill reauthorizing child care subsidies for low-income families, and H.R. 4771, a measure imposing criminal penalties for…

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    House Session, Part 1

    After One Minute speeches, the House debated H.R. 1717, dealing with employee healthcare plans.

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    House Session, Part 1

    The House held a series of procedural votes ahead of debate on a revised bill to deal with the flood of unaccompanied minors from Central America crossing the southern border.

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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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    Clean Water Act Regulations

    Robert Perciasepe testified on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) oversight authority under the Clean Water Act. He answered questions from committee members on the…

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