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    Defense Authorization Markup, Part 2

    The House Armed Services Committee met to mark up a fiscal year 2016 defense authorization bill.

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    Defense Authorization Markup, Part 1

    The House Armed Services Committee met to mark up a fiscal year 2016 defense authorization bill. 

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    U.S.-Afghanistan Policy

    General John Campbell, the commander of Operation Resolute Support and the U.S. Forces-Afghanistan, testified at a House Armed Services Committee hearing on U.S. military strategy in…

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    Islamic Extremism Threat

    Witnesses testified at a House Armed Services Committee hearing on the threat posed by Islamic extremism and possible U.S. foreign policy implications. Retired Lieutenant General…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House passed H.R. 644, the Fighting Hunger Incentive Act, by a 279-137 vote. Members delivered speeches on any topic.

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    Newsmakers with Representative Adam Smith

    House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA) talked about the use of military force against *ISIL. He defense secretary nominee Ashton Carter, the Department of…

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    Benghazi Consulate Attack and Diplomatic Security

    Representatives from the State Department and CIA provided updates on pending committee requests for documents and interviews at the third public hearing of the House Select Committee on…

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    House Session

    The House amended and passed H.R. 240, a bill funding the Department of Homeland Security through September 2015 and defunding executive action on immigration, and H.R. 37, an…

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    Benghazi Consulate Attack and Diplomatic Security

    Greg Starr, assistant secretary of State for diplomatic security, and Steve Linick, inspector general with the State Department, testified before the House Select Committee on the Events…

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    House Session

    The House convened for a legislative session. They passed H.R. 5759, a bill that would nullify President Obama’s immigration executive order, as well as a Senate amendment to…

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    Secretary Hagel on U.S. Strategy Against Terrorists, Part 1

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel testified at a House Armed Services Committee hearing on U.S. strategy for combating *ISIL. He was accompanied by Lieutenant General William…

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    House Session

    Following one minute speeches, the House debated a resolution (H Res 726) that expresses support by the House for Ukraine and condemns the military aggression by Russia against that…

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    Benghazi Consulate Attack and Diplomatic Security

    The House Select Committee on Benghazi held its first hearing. They heard testimony from Assistant Secretary of State for Diplomatic Security Gregory Starr, whose position was created…

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    House Session

    Following one-minute speeches, the House began debate on H.J.Res. 124, a continuing resolution funding the federal government through December 11th. The bill included an amendment…

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    House Democrats on Benghazi Committee

    Democratic members of the House Select Committee on Benghazi held a press conference in advance of the panel’s first open hearing. They spoke about their website, which they say…

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    Islamic State Congressional Briefing Stakeout

    Congressmen lawmakers spoke with reporters and responded to questions following a closed-door briefing on President Obama’s plan to deal with the threat of ISIL* militants to U.S.…

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    House Session

    The House held a vote series on amendments, a motion to recommit, and final passage of H.R. 5078, the EPA water jurisdiction rule. The House also held a final passage vote on…

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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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    U.S.-Taliban Prisoner Exchange

    Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Defense Department General Counsel Stephen Preston testified on the release of five Taliban detainees in exchange for Army Sergeant Bowe…

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