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    Illegal Immigration, Crime, and Deportation Policy

    Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director Sarah Saldana, relatives of crime victims, and local law enforcement officials testified at a hearing on crimes committed by people living…

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    Transportation Security Administration Management Practices

    Transportation Security Administration employees testified at a hearing on management practices and TSA misconduct. The witnesses said they were mistreated by senior level officials at…

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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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    Washington, D.C., Metrorail Services and Safety

    Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority leaders and federal transportation safety officials testified at a hearing on safety concerns with the D.C. Metrorail system, and the recent…

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    Homeland Security and U.S. Public Transportation Safety

    Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) talked about homeland security measures to protect the public transportation infrastructure in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Brussels, Belgium.

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    Flint, Michigan Drinking Water Contamination

    Gina McCarthy and Governor Rick Snyder (R-MI) testified at a hearing on the Safe Drinking Water Act and lead contamination of the water supply in Flint, Michigan. Governor Snyder…

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    Flint, Michigan Water Contamination

    The House Oversight and Governmental Reform Committee held its second hearing on the contaminated drinking water in Flint, Michigan. Susan Hedman, former Environmental Protection…

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    Prescription Drug Market

    Chief executive officers (CEOs) of several pharmaceutical companies and two Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officials testified at a hearing on prescription drug cost increases. The…

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    Contaminated Drinking Water in Flint, Michigan

    Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Michigan state officials testified at a hearing on lead contaminated drinking water in Flint, Michigan. Representative Dan Kildee (D-MI) was…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House considered several bills under suspension of the rules, including one to strengthen sanctions against North Korea following a reported hydrogen bomb test. Another would…

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    Executive Branch Oversight and Information Access

    Officials from the Office of Management and Budget and the Departments of Homeland Security, Justice, and State testified at a hearing on reasons agencies withhold documents from the…

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    150th Anniversary of the 13th Amendment

    President Obama and congressional leaders spoke at a ceremony in Emancipation Hall to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the 13th Amendment, which formally abolished…

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    New U.S. Embassy in London

    State Department officials testified at a hearing on the department’s Inspector General report on efforts to open a new U.S. Embassy in London in 2017 and the latest cost…

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    House Session

    The House passed a $305 billion, five-year highway funding bill as current funding was set to expire on December 4. Members also approved an energy infrastructure bill.

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    Drug Control Policy

    Michael Botticelli, director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), and other federal officials testified at a hearing on the reauthorization of ONDCP and the agency’s…

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    National Museum of African American History and Culture Ceremony

    The Smithsonian Institution hosted a ceremony to mark the one-year countdown to the November 2016 opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. The event…

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    Highway and Mass Transit Funding

    House and Senate conferees made opening statements in a meeting to negotiate a long-term highway and mass transit funding bill. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chair…

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    Congressional Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton on Vetting Syrian Refugees

    Congressional Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) talked to reporters after a closed-door briefing for House members by federal officials after the Paris terrorist attacks. She…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House passed a short-term highway funding bill that extends funding through December 7.

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    House Session

    The House approved 363-64 a six-year highway and transportation funding bill. Members also voted in favor of a motion to instruct conferees in negotiations with the Senate. The…

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