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    House Session

    The House voted 240-179 to pass a repeal of the federal estate tax. Members also voted to make the deduction of state and local sales taxes permanent. Members spoke on a variety of…

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    News Conference On Gun Control Legislation

    Former Representative Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) and others held a news conference on a bill to expand criminal background checks to all commercial firearms sales. They answered…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House passed, 257-167, H.R. 240. The bill funds the Department of Homeland Security without the policy rider that blocks President Obama’s executive action on immigration.

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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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    Treasury Secretary Lew on Fiscal Year 2016 Budget

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew testified on President Obama’s proposed fiscal year 2016 budget. 

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    House Session

    The House voted to pass, 239-186, H.R. 596, a bill introduced by Representative Bradley Byrne (R-AL) to repeal the Affordable Care Act and develop an alternative.

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    Economic Growth Policies

    Three economists testified at a House Ways and Means Committee hearing on the state of the U.S. economy and policies leading to job creation and economic growth. This was the first…

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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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    House Session

    The House took a series of four votes, including passage of S. 2244, the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act, 417-7, with 10 members not voting.

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    ISIS Terrorist Threat

    Former Ambassador to Iraq Ryan Crocker, former Marine Corps General Jim Mattis, and Dafna Rand testified on the ISIS* terrorist threat to the U.S. and other countries, and the stability of…

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    House Session, Part 3

    The House voted on bills previously debated. Members of the Congressional Black Caucus delivered special order speeches on lessons learned from the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri,…

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    House Session

    The House debated H.R. 4719, which deals with how the tax code treats charitable donations, and a motion to instruct House conferees on H.R. 3230, a veterans' health care bill.

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    IRS Targeting Investigation, Part 1

    Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen testified at a House Ways and Means Committee hearing on the investigation of the IRS' criteria to process applications of tax-exempt…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a legislative session.

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    House Session, Part 1

    The House debated a rule governing three bills, including H.R. 4800, an agriculture spending bill.

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    Mental Health Gun Violence Prevention Legislation

    Representative Mike Thompson (D-CA) and other members of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force held a press conference to announce the introduction of mental health and domestic…

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    Tax Provisions Extension Markup

    The House Ways and Means Committee marked up several bills intended to make permanent several tax credits. They included five bills that would make charitable giving policies permanent…

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    House Session, Part 3

    The House reconvened for legislative business including votes and the beginning of debate on H.R. 4660, the fiscal year 2015 Commerce, Justice and Science Appropriations bill.

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    Medicare Hospital Coverage

    Witnesses testified on Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services rules regarding in-patient and out-patient payments along with the Medicare audit program. The first panel included…

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    U.S. Trade Policy Agenda

    U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman testified on the Obama administration’s trade policy agenda. He said he expected to finish negotiations on a trade deal amongst Pacific…

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