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    House Session, Part 2

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    Veterans Affairs Disability Claims

    Witnesses testified on the Department of Veterans Affairs' disability claims backlog, and its ability to process complex claims such as traumatic brain injuries. The first panel of…

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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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    House Session

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    Boston Marathon Bombing

    Former Senator Joe Lieberman (I-CT)), Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis, and emergency officials testified on the April 15, 2013, bombing at the Boston Marathon. Questions focused on…

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    House Session

    The House debated for an hour a rule concerning two bills that call into question presidential constitutional authority to enforce laws:

    · H.R. 4138, the Executive Needs to Faithfully…

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    House Ceremonial Swearing-In, Part 1

    House Speaker John Boehner held a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony with newly-elected representatives. The event happens at the start of each Congress. The official swearing-in…

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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

    H.R. 45 - To repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and health care-related provisions in the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (Closed Rule, Two Hours of…

    586 views
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    Homeland Security Threats

    Former Senator Joe Lieberman (I-CT), retired Army General Jack Keane, former Representative Jane Harman (D-CA), and Seth Jones of the RAND Corporation testified on threats to homeland…

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    House Session

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

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    House Session

    The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a legislative session.

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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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    Impact of Government Shutdown on Veterans

    Eric Shinseki testified on the impact of the government shutdown on services and benefits to military veterans. He said that if the government shutdown continues, about 3.8 million…

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    Fiscal Year 2014 Veterans Affairs Budget

    Secretary of Veterans' Affairs (VA) Eric Shinseki and other VA officials defended spending increases in the fiscal year 2014 budget request for their department.

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    Stewardship of Taxpayer Dollars

    Homeland Security Department officials testified about the need for improved financial reporting. Among the issues they addressed were the impact of financial reporting practices on…

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    House Democrats on Immigration and Border Security

    House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and members of the Congressional Border Caucus held a briefing on immigration and border security.

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    House Session

    First votes expected: 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. Last votes expected: evening.
    One Minute Speeches
    Begin consideration of H.R. 2217 - Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2014 (Open…

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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, Part 1

    One Minute Speeches

    H.J.Res. 79 - Border Safety & Security Act (Closed Rule, 40 Minutes of Debate) (Sponsored by Rep. John Carter / Appropriations Committee)

    Special Order…

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