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    Secretary Kerry on U.S. Strategy Against Terrorists

    Secretary John Kerry testified at a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on President Obama’s announced strategy for battling Islamic State* militants in Syria and Iraq. He…

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    House Session, Part 1

    he House convened for its first legislative session following its August recess. They debated bills under suspension of the rules.

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    U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, Business Leaders

    Business leaders talked about investment and development in Africa. This is the first panel only, “Energy and Electrifying Africa.” “CEOs Dialogue Sessions” was…

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    U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, Energy Ministers

    Energy ministers from Nigeria and Democratic Republic of the Congo talked about the power supply and investment opportunities in their countries and answered audience members' questions. …

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    U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, Trade and Development Agencies

    Representatives of trade and development agencies talked about what their agencies offer for African development. “Welcome from U.S. Trade and Development Agencies” was part of…

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    U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, Congressional Welcome

    Representative Gregory Meeks (D-NY) and other members of Congress made opening remarks at an event entailing panel discussions and networking with African business and political leaders,…

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    Dodd-Frank Financial Regulations

    Witnesses testified on the effects of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act on the financial services industry, consumers, and American competitiveness since its…

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    Monetary Policy and the Economy

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen presented her semiannual report on monetary policy to the House Financial Services Committee. The report looks at the current and future economic…

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony for Raoul Wallenberg

    Congress posthumously awarded the Congressional Gold Medal to Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg for saving tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust. He was detained by…

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    Export-Import Bank Reauthorization

    Business, finance, and government officials, including Export-Import testified on the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank. The hearing focused on on the role of the export credit…

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    Representative Charles Rangel Primary Victory Speech

    Representative Charles Rangel (D-NY) spoke to supporters following his presumed victory over York State Senator Adriano Espaillat in the New York Democratic primary election.

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    Iran Nuclear Compliance

    National security and intelligence officials testified on the status of Iran’s nuclear compliance, and addressed what the international community can do to evaluate and enforce…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House reconvened to consider 10 bills under Suspension of the Rules. 

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    U.S.-Mexico Relations

    State Department officials testified at a hearing on U.S.-Mexico security and trade cooperation. Topics included the high rates of weapons smuggled from the U.S. to Mexico, and drug…

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    Boko Haram and Nigerian Schoolgirls Abduction

    State and Defense Department officials testified on the threat of Boko Haram in the wake of the militant Islamist group’s abduction of 276 Nigerian schoolgirls. Sarah Sewell…

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    Foreign Affairs Bills Markup

    The House Foreign Affairs Committee marked up pending legislation intended to condemn the abduction of Nigerian girls, help combat human trafficking, protect children from exploitation, and…

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    U.S. Anti-Drug Trafficking Operations

    Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Robert Papp, U.S. Southern Commander John Kelly, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Luis Arreaga testified on U.S. anti-drug trafficking…

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    U.S.-Russia Nuclear Arms Negotiations

    State Department officials testified before a House Foreign Affairs joint subcommittee hearing on U.S.-Russia nuclear arms negotiations as relations with Russia deteriorated in the wake of…

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    Foreign Assistance Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    Rajiv Shah testified on the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) priorities for the proposed fiscal year 2015 budget. He described the agency’s work on…

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    Markup Hearing of Ukraine, Burma and Taiwan Bills

    The House Foreign Affairs Committee marked up three pieces of legislation: H. R. 418, regarding Myanmar (Burma; H, Res. 494, a resolution affirming the importance of the Taiwan…

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