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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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    House Session, Part 2

    The House continued consideration of H.R. 4435, a bill that would authorize programs of the Defense Department for fiscal year 2015, and another bill that would overhaul the National…

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    Democratic Appointments to Benghazi Committee

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) briefed reporters on her decision to appoint five Democratic members to serve on the House Select Committee on the Events Surrounding the 2012…

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    House Session, Part 1

    The House debates six suspension bills, including one condemning the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram, for the abduction of 276 schoolgirls. 

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    Funding for Departments of Defense, Commerce, Justice and State

    The House Committee on Rules considered floor debate rules for the fiscal year 2015 National Defense Authorization and fiscal year 2015 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies…

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    National Defense Authorization Act Markup, Part 5

    The House Armed Services Committee met to mark up the fiscal year 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This part is a continuation of program 319241-4.

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    National Defense Authorization Act Markup, Part 4

    The House Armed Services Committee met to mark up the fiscal year 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This portion of the markup is continued in program 319241-101.

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    National Defense Authorization Act Markup, Part 3

    The House Armed Services Committee met to mark up the fiscal year 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

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    National Defense Authorization Act Markup, Part 2

    The House Armed Services Committee met to mark up the fiscal year 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

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    National Defense Authorization Act Markup, Part 1

    The House Armed Services Committee met to mark up the fiscal year 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The committee approved a $601 billion defense policy bill 61 to 0. The…

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    U.S. Defense Priorities

    House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA) talked about U.S. defense priorities and policy. Topics included in Russia’s intervention in Crimea and…

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    Defense Department Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, Joint Chiefs Chair General Martin Dempsey, and Defense Undersecretary Robert Hale testified before the House Armed Services Committee on the fiscal year…

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    House Session

    Members began debate on H.R. 3193m the Consumer Financial Protection and Soundness Improvement Act, which would move the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) from the Federal Reserve…

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    House Session

    The House met for a legislative session. Later in the evening the House considered and voted to approve a federal budget agreement for fiscal year 2014. The measure passed on a vote of…

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    Newsmakers with Representative Adam Smith

    House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA) talked about the Defense Authorization bill, sequestration budget cuts, Iran and the nuclear deal, and changes in the U.S.…

    390 views
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    Drone Strikes

    House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA) talked with Kathleen Hicks about drone strikes. Representative Smith said that American drone strikes should have more…

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    Morning Hour

    The House met for Morning Hour, during which members spoke on a variety of topics.

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    House Session

    The House met to consider a series of temporary spending measures to re-open certain programs and parts of government following closures that began on October 1.

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    Military Spending Cuts

    Representatives of the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines testified on the impact of sequestration on military budgets and operations in fiscal year 2014. During his testimony, General…

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    Use of Military Force in Syria

    Secretary of State Kerry, Secretary of Defense Hagel and Joint Chiefs Chairman Dempsey testified about the Obama administration’s request for authorization for the use of force in…

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