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    Nepal Earthquake Response

    Witnesses from the Departments of State and Defense and U.S. Agency for International Development testified at a hearing on the response to the two major earthquakes in Nepal since April…

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    House Session, Part 1

    The House considered H.R. 1735, a bill that would authorize $515 billion for national defense programs and $89.2 billion in war funding for overseas contingency operations.

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    Violence in Yemen

    Former U.S. Ambassador to Yemen Gerald Feierstein testified on the ongoing conflict and violence in that country, and Obama administration partnerships and counterterrorism efforts in Yemen…

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    U.S. Policy on Ukraine and Russia

    Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland testified at a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on Ukraine’s conflict with Russia, focusing on U.S. policy toward both…

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    National Security Threat of Islamic State Terrorists

    Witnesses testified at a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on the national security threat posed by ISIL.* They discussed terrorist strategy and tactics, how they could be called…

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    House Session, Part 3

    The House passed two bills: H.R. 203, aimed at preventing and reducing military and veteran suicides, and H.R. 33, the Protecting Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act. Members…

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    House Session

    Following one minute speeches, the House debated a resolution (H Res 726) that expresses support by the House for Ukraine and condemns the military aggression by Russia against that…

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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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    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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    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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    Afghanistan Reconstruction

    Charles Johnson and John Sopko testified on U.S. reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan. John Sopko told committee members that a lot of money spent on Afghanistan reconstruction…

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    Honoring Chinese Railroad Workers

    U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez formally inducted into the Labor Hall of Honor approximately 12,000 Chinese immigrant laborers who worked on the Central Pacific Railroad between…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House reconvened to consider 10 bills under Suspension of the Rules. 

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    House Session, Part 1

    The House convened for a legislative session.

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    House Session

    The House convened for a legislative session.

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    House Session

    The House resumed work on five amendments to HR. 2804 that would require federal agencies to issue monthly reports on the status of proposed regulations. Members continued work on H.R,…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a legislative session. Representative Bradley Byrne (R) was sworn in to represent Alabama’s 1st Congressional District, making the whole…

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    Small Business Health Options Program

    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Deputy Administrator Gary Cohen testified on the status of the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) exchanges which were created to…

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    Morning Hour

    The House met for Morning Hour, during which members spoke on a variety of topics.

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    Affordable Care Act Employer Mandate

    Witnesses testified on the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate that requires companies with 50 or more full-time employees to provide health insurance coverage. The focus was…

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