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    Health and Human Services Department Policy

    Secretary Sylvia Burwell testified at a hearing on the Department of Health and Human Services' priorities and policies. Some committee members' questions dealt with reports that…

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    House Session

    The House debated a bill to revoke federal funding for “sanctuary cities.” "Sanctuary cities" are jurisdictions around the country that have polices to shelter illegal…

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    Immigration Enforcement Oversight

    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testified at an oversight hearing on immigration enforcement. Committee members examined the issue of jurisdictions, known as “sanctuary…

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    Congressional Black Caucus on the Confederate Battle Flag

    Members of the Congressional Black Caucus spoke on the House floor about the Confederate battle flag. Representatives Robin Kelly (D-IL), Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), and Al Green (D-TX) were…

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    House Session, Part 3

    The House voted on several bills debated earlier under suspension of the rules. H.R. 2499 passed, 410-1 and S.R. 179 passed on a voice vote.

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    House Democrats on Removal of Confederate Battle Flags

    Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and other House Democrats spoke to reporters about the debate on the House floor over removing the Confederae battle flag from U.S. national parks and…

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    Morning Hour

    The House convened for Morning Hour, with members permitted to speak on a variety of topics.

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    House Session

    The House debated H.R. 2822, the fiscal year 2016 Department of Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act.

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    Child Nutrition Assistance

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack testified on rules and regulations for child nutrition programs. The Health, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 was set to expire on September 30, 2015. The…

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    Race and Criminal Justice

    Representative Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) talked about race and the American criminal justice system. Following his remarks, panelists discussed the role of race in law enforcement.

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    House Session

    The House convened for a legislative session. The House debate H.R. 2685, a fiscal year 2016 Defense Appropriations bill and voted on amendments

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    House Session

    The House convened for a legislative session. The House voted on amendments to and passed H.R. 2578, the Commerce, Justice and Sceince Spending bill on a 242-183 vote. The House…

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    House Session, Part 3

    The House voted on bills debated earlier in the day under suspension of the rules. 

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    Policing Strategies

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on the development of policing strategies to promote better relations between law enforcement and communities. Areas discussed included the use of…

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    News Review with Representative Hakeem Jeffries

    Representative Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) talked about the impact on the nation’s rail system of the May 12 Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia. He also oulined his efforts on…

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    House Session

    The House voted 242-184 to pass H.R. 36, a bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks and in favor 338-88 on a bill to limit National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance. The House started…

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    House Session

    The House reconvened for a legislative session and passed two bills altering federal mortgage rules. Members delivered speeches on any topic.

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House passed the House Republican fiscal year 2016 budget resolution. Members debated and passed on a voice vote H.R. 1527, a bill accelerating tax benefits for donations to relief…

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    House Session, Part 3

    The House voted on five pieces of legislation under suspension of the rules, including one urging President Obama to provide military assistance to Ukraine and one to condemn attacks by…

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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 1030, the Secret Science Reform Act, which prohibits the Environmental Protection Agency from issuing new rules unless scientific data and technical information is…

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