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    Presidential Powers and the Constitution

    Legal scholars testified on the constitutionality of some of President Obama’s uses of executive branch powers. They focused on the administration’s one-year delay of the…

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    IRS Targeting of Conservative Groups, Part 1

    Witnesses testified on the probe into alleged targeting of conservative groups by the IRS.

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    Justice Department Oversight

    Attorney General Eric Holder testified at a House Judiciary Committee oversight hearing on Department of Justice operations. Topics included the department’s use of prosecutorial…

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    Justice Department Oversight

    Attorney General Eric Holder testified about Justice Department investigations, including revelations that the Justice Department had gathered two months of telephone records of Associated…

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    Resolution to Hold Lois Lerner in Contempt of Congress

    The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee convened for a business meeting to consider a resolution holding Lois Lerner, former IRS director of Exempt Organizations, in contempt of…

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    Overseas Drone Program

    Legal scholar testified on the constitutional issues involved in the targeted killing of American citizens overseas, such as by an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), commonly known as a…

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    Investigation of IRS Targeting

    Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen testified about his agency’s response to allegations that it had targeted conservative groups for special scrutiny when determining…

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    Internal Revenue Service Scrutiny of Non-Profit Groups, Part 2

    Top Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Treasury Department officials testified about practices and culture within the IRS.

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    National Park Service and Government Shutdown

    Witnesses testified at a House Natural Resources Committee and Oversight and Government Reform Committee joint hearing to review the closings of national parks as a result of the government…

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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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    Attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Reviewers Panel

    Witnesses testified on State Department involvement before, during, and after the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya on September 11-12, 2013. Questions focused on departmental…

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    Internal Revenue Service Scrutiny of Non-Profit Groups, Panel 1

    Witnesses testified on allegations that conservative groups were wrongly targeted for closer scrutiny by the Internal Revenue Service. A focus was on if senior IRS officials in…

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    U.S. Consulate Attack in Benghazi, Libya, Part 2

    State Department officials testified at a hearing on the September 11, 2012, terrorist attacks of on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Among the topics they addressed were the…

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    IRS Implementation of Affordable Care Act, Part 2

    Sarah Hill Ingram continued to testify about the role of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in implementing the health care law. She said that the process was going well and that systems…

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    Immigration Policy, Panel 2

    At a hearing on immigration reform proposals witnesses testified on how current immigration laws were being enforced. 
    The members of the second panel were introduced at the end of…

    1,599 views
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    House Hearing on Military Force in Syria

    The House Foreign Affairs Committee held a hearing on the Obama administration’s response to the use of chemical weapons in Syria, including President Obama’s request for an…

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    Internal Revenue Service Information Technology Contracting

    Witnesses testified on the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) contracting practices. The House Oversight Committee released a report accusing the IRS of improperly awarding…

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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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    State Health Care Exchanges

    Officials from California, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, and Oregon testified on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act’s health care insurance exchanges in their…

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