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    House Session, Part 2

    The House convened for a legislative session.

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    House Session, Part 1

    The House convened for a legislative session.

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    Capitol Hill Gyrocopter Incident

    The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing on an April 15, 2015, incident in which a man flew through restricted airspace to land his gyrocopter on the Capitol…

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    Federal Agency Workforce Ratings

    The heads of various federal agencies testified at a hearing titled, “The Worst Places to Work in the Federal Government.” The witnesses, who represented agencies with the…

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    DEA Sexual Misconduct Allegations

    The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing on allegations of sexual misconduct in the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). The hearing came in response to a…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House voted on the rule for debate on two bills up for a vote under suspension of the rules the following day. One bill repeals the estate tax, and the other makes the sales tax…

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    House Session, Part 1

    Following one-minute speeches, the House considered three tax-related bills under suspension of the rules. The chamber also debated a rule governing debate on two additional tax bills,…

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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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    Morning Hour

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

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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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    Secret Service Operations

    Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy testified at an oversight hearing of his agency. He was questioned about the events of March 4, 2015, when there was an alleged bomb threat at a…

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    FCC and the Obama Administration

    Chair Tom Wheeler testified on the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) relationship with the Obama administration. The hearing focused specifically on the FCC’s…

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    House Session

    The House passed two bills regarding the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), including one prohibiting the EPA from using non-reproducible science in its decision-making. Members…

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    House Session, Part 4

    The House voted on a series of health care-related bills under suspension of the rules. Following the votes, members delivered speeches on any topic.

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    Funeral Service for Former Senator Edward Brooke

    A funeral service was held in Washington National Cathedral for former Senator Edward Brooke (R-MA), the first African American to be popularly elected to the U.S. Senate. He died…

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    House Session

    The House debated and voted on on H.R. 749, a $7 billion reauthorization of federal rail programs, including support for Amtrak. The bill passed, 316-101, as amended. House members…

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    Secret Service Oversight

    Members of the Secret Service Protective Mission Panel testified on their recommendations to improve the Secret Service’s protection of the White House compound. The panel,…

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    Government Waste and Inefficiency

    Government officials testified at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) report on government operations that were…

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    Civil Rights and Media

    Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and Bill Plante talked about the civil rights movement and the struggle for voting rights fifty years after the protests in Selma, Alabama. They…

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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 50, which would impose stricter requirements for how federal agencies disclose the cost and effectiveness of federal mandates. Members gave special order speeches…

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