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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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    House Session, Part 1

    The House debated and voted on amendments to a a multi-year highway and transportation funding bill.

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    Transportation Security Administration

    Homeland Security officials testified at a hearing on airport security. A recent report from the Inspector General revealed the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) was not as…

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    House Session, Part 1

    The House approved legislation to reauthorize the expired charter of the Export-Import Bank. Members also reauthorized federal highway and transit programs through November 20, 2015,…

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    House Session

    The House approved two bill. One, H.R. 692, the Default Prevention Act, deals with federal debt repayments dealt with prioritizing federal debt payments. The other reauthorizes…

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    House Session

    The House voted 242-184 to establish a panel to investigate Planned Parenthood. Members also voted 240-183 to defeat a privileged resolution introduced by Representative Louise…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House voted 277-151 for a continuing resolution to fund the federal government beyond the September 30 deadline, through December 11, 2015. The Senate passed the resolution in a 78-20…

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    Planned Parenthood Funding

    Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards testified before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Republican committee members criticized the non-profit organization…

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