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    Benghazi 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 debated for an hour a rule governing H.J.Res. 124, a continuing resolution funding the federal government until December 11th. The House…

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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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    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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