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    The Speaker Orders the Cameras to Pan the Chamber

    Speaker O’Neill’s words were taken down when he answered Rep. Gingrich (R-GA) on the floor concerning the Speaker’s decision to order the cameras to pan the chambers…

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    Plight of the Homeless

    The House Budget committee’s ad hoc task force on the homeless holds a hearing on the homeless issue and its relation to the budget. Homeless individuals spoke to the community…

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    Early Intervention in AIDS

    The witnesses urged increased funding for AIDS research and health care. Chairman Boxer called the testimonies, “reports from the front.” The witnesses described successful…

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    House Session

    CR, pp. H9129-H9450. (Second legislative day) Under a revised rule, H.Res. 298, the House passed H.R. 3545, a $14.5 billion deficit reduction bill, from which welfare reform…

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    Rule for H.R. 7: Gun Control Legislation

    The House Rules committee heard testimony on rules concerning the debate of gun control measures in the House of Representatives. Two gun control bills are scheduled to be debated by…

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    House Session

    H.R. 5368: A bill to make appropriations for foreign operations, export financing, and related programs. H.R. 5504: A bill to make appropriations for the Department of…

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    House Session

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    House Session

    The House agreed to H.Res. 499 impeaching Alcee L. Hastings, Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, for high crimes and misdemeanors. The House…

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    House Highlight

    The House met debated various legislation.

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    Financial Services Restructuring

    The House Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs subcommittee on Financial Institutions continued hearings on the reform of the nation’s banking and financial systems. The primary…

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    Lincoln Savings & Loan, Day 1 Part 1

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    House Session

    The House debated H.J.Res. 350, a resolution to amend the Constitution to
    give federal and state governments the right to prohibit desecration
    of the American flag.

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    Lincoln Savings and Loan, Day 3, Part 1

    Witnesses testified about business practices at Lincoln Savings and Loan. and its role in the financial crisis.

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    House Session

    The House debated aid to the Contras in Nicaragua.

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    House Session

    Congressional Record, pp. H8851-H8917. The House passed H.R. 2939, renewing the special-prosecutor law. It would allow for special independent counsel to be appointed to…

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    House Session

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    House Session

    The House agreed to H.Res. 527 to waive certain rules. The House agreed to the conference report on S. 605, enhancing consumer product safety. The House agreed to the Senate…

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    Communism and International Relations

    Members discussed international relations and communist governments.

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    Indiana Election Results Dispute Part 4

    The House continued to consider the disputed election in Indiana’s 8th Congressional District. Following a task force report, Republicans offered a resolution to hold a new…

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    Space Program Funding Debate

    The house debates an amendment proposed by Representative Schumer to cut funding for NASA’s space station program. Under the original version of the bill, the space station…

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