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    House Mock Swearing-In Ceremony

    House members elected in November re-enacted their swearing-in and brought their families in to greet and pose for pictures with Speaker Dennis Hastert in his office at the Capitol.

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    Eastern Airlines Strike

    The subcommittee held a hearing on H.R. 1231, to direct the President to establish an emergency board to investigate and report on the dispute between Eastern Airlines and its collective…

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    House Session

    CR, pp. H11609-H11677. The House passed H.R. 1467, to authorize funding for the extension of the Endangered Species Act of 1973 through the fiscal year 1992.

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    House Session

    H.R. 2136 was passed which limited the length of time an individual
    could be held for contempt in child custody cases.

    The House agreed to the Senate amendments to S. 694 amending the

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    Communism and International Relations

    Members discussed international relations and communist governments.

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    House Session

    CR pp. H88-H240. The House, by a vote of 211 ayes to 219 noes failed to pass H.J. Res. 444, denying the President’s effort to continue military aid to the Nicaraguan…

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    House Session

    The House convened to swear in new members. They also met in Joint Session with the Senate to count electoral college votes.

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    House Session

    The House filed a report requiring the Federal depository institution regulatory agencies to take additional enforcement actions against depository institutions engaging in money…

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    House Session

    CR, pp. H2813-H2900. The House continued consideration of H.R. 4264, the Defense Authorization Bill. The Solarz amendment was passed, expressing the sense of Congress that the…

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    Credit Cards

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    House Session

    The House disagreed to the Senate amendment to H.R. 4387 Intelligence Authorization Act making appropriations for FY89. Also the House agreed to the Foley motion to table the Walker motion…

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    House Session

    The House voted and agreed to impeach Walter L. Nixon, Jr., U.S. District Court Judge. The House rejected S.J.Res. 100, disapproving the certification by the President under…

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    Textile Imports and Growth

    The House debated a bill to establish new quotas on textile imports and promote growth in domestic textile industries.

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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 4380 to authorize appropriations for the Superconducting Supercollider (SSC). The House agreed to amendments concerning the real estate value of land contributed for…

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    Surface Transportation Act Markup

    Members of the House Public Works and Transportation committee discussed amendments to H.R. 2950, the Intermodal Surface Transportation Infrastructure Act of 1991 in preparation for its…

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    House Session

    CR pp. H466-H492. The House expressed its confidence that the people of El Salvador will reject efforts to disrupt the election to be held on March 20, 1988, and will take the…

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    House Session

    HR 4323: A bill to improve education for all students by restructuring the education system in the states. HR 5830: A bill to expedite construction of highway projects which provide…

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    House Session

    CR, pp. H3129-H3186. By a vote of 252 to 172 the House passed H.R. 4264, the Defense Authorization Bill, to authorize the appropriations called for in the amended budget request for…

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    House Session

    The House voted to suspend the rules and pass H.R.1608, to assess the dietary and nutritional status of the U.S. population. The House voted to suspend the rules and pass H.R. 5759,…

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    House Session

    After hearing an address by the president of South Korea, Roh Tae Woo, the House reconvened and debated two bills. H.R. 3299, a concurrent resolution on the budget for FY90 was…

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