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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 1731, a cybersecurity bill that would encourage companies to share information with the federal government about threats and provide liability protections.

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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.

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    U.S.-Afghanistan Policy

    General John Campbell, the commander of Operation Resolute Support and the U.S. Forces-Afghanistan, testified at a House Armed Services Committee hearing on U.S. military strategy in…

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    House Session, Part 1

    The House convened for a legislative session. The House passed H.R. 529, which would amend the federal tax code to improve “529” college savings plans. Earlier, the…

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    Islamic Extremism Threat

    Witnesses testified at a House Armed Services Committee hearing on the threat posed by Islamic extremism and possible U.S. foreign policy implications. Retired Lieutenant General…

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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 527, a bill to require federal agencies to consider the economic effects of regulations on small business and consider possible alternatives.

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    House Session

    The House debated and approved H.R. 351, a bill that would expedite the federal permitting process for natural gas exports. 

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    House Session

    Members debated H.R. 240, which would provide funding for the Department of Homeland Security through the end of fiscal year 2015. Amendments were offered to defund President…

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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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    U.S. Strategy Against ISIS

    Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Martin Dempsey and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel testified at a hearing on efforts to combat ISIS* militants who had taken over parts of Syria and…

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    Secretary Hagel on U.S. Strategy Against Terrorists, Part 1

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel testified at a House Armed Services Committee hearing on U.S. strategy for combating *ISIL. He was accompanied by Lieutenant General William…

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    House Session, Part 3

    The House held a vote on H.R. 5108.  Following the vote, members debated 12 bills under suspension of the rules.

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    2014 Georgia Senate Candidates Forum

    U.S. Senate candidates Michelle Nunn (D) and David Perdue (R) spoke at a forum moderated by John Pruitt. They were running to replace Senator Saxby Chambliss (R-GA), who announced his…

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    House Session, Part 1

    The House took up H. Res. 676, which authorizes a lawsuit against President Obama for executive actions he took to delay the employer mandate in the Affordable Care Act. GOP…

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    House Session

    The House convened for a legislative session.

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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 3

    The House convened for a legislative session and voted on bills debated earlier in the day. The House continued work on a bill to reauthorize the Commodity Futures Trading Commission…

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    House Session

    Following one-minutes speeches (15 minutes per side), the House debated the combined rule providing for consideration of H.R. 4870, Department of Defense Appropriations, and the motion to…

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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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