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    House Session

    House members debated four bills under suspension of the rules and passed H.R. 4012, which requires the EPA to disclose the scientific data it uses to justify its regulations. Members…

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    West African Ebola Response

    Representatives from several organizations including Doctors Without Borders and International Medical Corps testified at a hearing on the international response to the West Africa Ebola…

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    Energy Access and Security in Africa

    The House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations held a hearing on energy security and development challenges in…

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    U.S. Marine in Mexican Custody

    A subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee held a hearing on Mexico’s imprisonment of U.S. Marine Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi, who had been held for more than six months…

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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 4

    Lawmakers held a series of four votes on H.R. 2 and H.R. 4, two anti-regulatory legislative packages sponsored by House Republicans. The Representatives addressed the House in one minute…

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    House Session

    The House held a vote series on amendments, a motion to recommit, and final passage of H.R. 5078, the EPA water jurisdiction rule. The House also held a final passage vote on…

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    Ebola Virus

    Witnesses testified at a House Foreign Affairs subcommittee hearing on the threat of the Ebola virus. Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said the…

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    U.S. Response to Ebola Outbreak

    House Foreign Affairs Africa Subcommittee Chair Christopher Smith (R-NJ) talked about a hearing the panel was holding on efforts to combat the Ebola virus outbreak in Africa, and what the…

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    House Session

    Following one minute speeches, the House debated five bills under suspension of the rules including H.R. 4709, a bill to develop a coordinated approach by pharmacists, industry officials,…

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    House Session

    The House convened for a legislative session.

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    House Session

    The House debated several bills under suspension of the rules, including legislation to prevent human trafficking, and was expected to work on a bill to direct the Department of Education…

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    Violence and Politics in Iraq

    State and Defense Departments officials testified about the dominance of the militant group ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) in ongoing violence and terrorism in Iraq. Brett…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House debated several bills, including one requiring the Homeland Security Department to lay out parameters for the opening of pre-clearance facilities and customs services outside the…

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    House Session

    The House convened for a legislative session.

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    Human Rights in Iran

    Witnesses testified on Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s human rights record since taking office on August 4, 2013. Cler Baheri, an Iranian-born member of the Baha’i community,…

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    House Session

    Following one minutes speeches, members debated two tax incentives bills for business.

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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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    25th Anniversary of Tiananmen Square Protests

    Representative Christopher Smith (R-NJ), the co-chair of the bipartisan U.S. Congressional-Executive Commission on China. talked about the 25th anniversary of deadly pro-democracy…

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    Tiananmen Square Protests 25th Anniversary

    Survivors from the June 4, 1989, Tiananmen Square protests and massacre shared their stories at a House Foreign Affairs subcommittee hearing marking the 25th anniversary of the student…

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