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    House Session

    H.Res. 591: A resolution to waive the requirement of clause 4(b), rule eleven, against consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules. S. 1696: A bill…

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    Prescription Drugs

    The house met to consider legislation addressing prescription drug prices, drug patent reform, and funding proposals. Members also discussed immigration reform and student loans.

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    Early Intervention in AIDS

    The witnesses urged increased funding for AIDS research and health care. Chairman Boxer called the testimonies, “reports from the front.” The witnesses described successful…

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    Social Security Solvency

    The House met to debate legislation concerning the solvency of Social Security.

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    House Session

    The House expressed its condolences on the death of Rep. Pepper, as a mark of further respect, the House adjourned in his memory. The House also agreed to a resolution permitting…

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    House Session

    H.R. 5368: A bill to make appropriations for foreign operations, export financing, and related programs. H.R. 5504: A bill to make appropriations for the Department of…

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    House Session

    CR, pp. H8983-H9064. The House passed H.R. 2224, to authorize continuation of the Panama Canal Commission to proceed in its management of the canal.

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    Family Planning: Rust v. Sullivan

    Representatives from Congress, the American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood held a news conference to discuss the Supreme Court decision in the case Rust v.…

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    Debt Ceiling Debate

    The House debated raising the statutory limit on the public debt to $2.079 trillion.

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    House Session

    The House agreed to H.Res. 499 impeaching Alcee L. Hastings, Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, for high crimes and misdemeanors. The House…

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    House Session

    The House concluded all general debate and began consideration of amendments to H.R. 2273, to establish a comprehensive prohibition of discrimination on the basis of disability. The…

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    House Session

    The House agreed to the Senate amendment to H.R. 555. to amend the Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act of 1940 to improve and clarify the protections provided by that Act, to clarify…

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    House Session

    Representatives Guarini (D-NJ) and Chapman (D-TX) were sworn into office by the Speaker of the House. The Speaker appointed Representatives Gephardt (D-MO) and Michel (R-IL) as members…

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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 2065, to improve tropical forest management, by a voice vote. The House passed H.R. 5932, to improve educational equity and excellence, by a voice vote. The…

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    House Session

    The House agreed to the conference report on H.R. 3471, to establish the Veterans' Administration as an executive department. The House agreed to S.Con.Res. 154, to correct…

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    House Session

    CR, pp. H10899-H10990. The House passed H.J. Res. 395, making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 1988.

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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 5462, to provide assistance for housing and community development in the United States-Mexico border region of the United States. The House failed to agree to H.…

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    House Session

    CR, pp. H3847-H3923. The House agreed to the conference report on H.R. 2470, to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide protection against catastrophic medical expenses…

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    House Session

    The House agreed to the conference report on H.R. 4784, making appropriations for Rural Development, Agriculture, and Related Agencies programs for FY89. The House agreed to the conference…

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    House Session

    The House read a message from President Bush in which he announces his veto of HR 4210, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide incentives for increased economic growth and to…

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