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    House Session

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    House Session, Part 1

    Members of the House read the Constitution aloud. This was the second time the document was read on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives.

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    Boston Marathon Bombings and Domestic Counterterrorism

    Current and former directors of the National Counterterrorism Center, security officials, and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani testified on communications procedures and law…

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    House Session, Part 3

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    Homeland Security Department Oversight

    Secretary Jeh Johnson testified at a Homeland Security Department oversight hearing. Topics included on such issues as counterterrorism, border security, emergency preparedness, and…

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    House Session, Part 2

    In a Saturday evening session, the House debated a continuing resolution to extend government funding until December 15 and delay the Affordable Care Act for one year. A separate bill…

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    Pell Grants and College Affordability

    Student financial aid and higher education policy experts testified on the Pell Grant program and college affordability. The witnesses provided recommendations for improving the…

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    Los Angeles Airport Shooting

    Witnesses testified on the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) handling of the deadly shooting of a TSA official at LAX airport on November 1.

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    TSA Carry-On Standards

    Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John Pistole testified before the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on the TSA’s decision to allow passengers to bring…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House passed a bill that would provide relief for victims of Hurricane Sandy.

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    House Session, Part 1

    1) H.R. 1095 - TSA Loose Change Act
    2) H.R. 2719 - Transportation Acquisition Security Reform Act
    3) H.R. 1204 - Aviation Security Stakeholder Participation Act of 2013
    4) H.R. 3626 -…

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    House Session

    Legislative Business-H.R. 2655 - Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act

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    Technical Education and Training Programs

    Education and business leaders testified at a House Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education hearing on improving technical education…

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    Fiscal Year 2014 Homeland Security Budget Request

    Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano testified about the department’s fiscal year 2014 budget request. Topics included a number of security-related incidents within the…

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    Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Policies

    Jacqueline Berrien testified about Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) policies and practices. Much of the hearing was focused on the agency’s reasons for changing its…

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    School Safety and Security

    Witnesses testified on school safety and security in light of the December 2012 elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. Topics included the possible benefit of having an…

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    State of the Union Reactions

    Politicians from both the Republican and Democratic parties gave their reactions to President Obama’s 2014 State of the Union Address the previous evening. House Majority Whip…

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    House Session

    One Minute Speeches
    H.R. 1960 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Buck McKeon / Armed Services Committee)
    The Rule provides for…

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    House Session

    Begin Consideration of H.R. 5 - Student Success Act, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. John Kline / Education and the Workforce Committee)
    The rule provides for…

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    House Session

    The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a legislative session. Members passed a continuing budget resolution that would fund operations until December 15, 2013, and would defund…

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