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    House Session

    The House passed a bill to expand the Veterans Affairs Department’s authority to fire or demote VA employees based on performance. It also approved a three-month extension of…

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    House Session, Part 3

    The House passed several bills, including one to improve Secret Service protection of the president. The bill would allow the Secret Service to hire more agents and make the agency…

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    Veterans Affairs Health Care and Budget

    Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Robert McDonald testified at a hearing on his department’s fiscal year 2015 budget shortfall. The secretary warned committee members…

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    50th Anniversary of Vietnam War

    House and Senate leaders spoke at an official commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the start of the Vietnam War in the Capitol Visitor Center. They were joined by Defense Secretary…

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    Department of Veterans Affairs Budget

    The House Veterans' Affairs Committee held a hearing to assess the fiscal state of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the growing wait times for veterans to receive health…

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    Veterans Suicide Risk

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on the heavy reliance on medication by veterans and the possible adverse effects of opioid therapy, including the risk of suicide.

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    Veterans Health Care and Benefits

    The House and Senate Veterans' Affairs Committees held a joint hearing to receive legislative presentations from multiple veterans' service organizations. Topics included the G.I.…

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    Defense Authorization Markup, Part 2

    The House Armed Services Committee met to mark up a fiscal year 2016 defense authorization bill. In part 2, members voted on more en bloc amendment packages.

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House debated five bills under suspension of the rules, including one urging President Obama to provide military assistance to Ukraine and one to condemn attacks by Boko Haram in…

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    Defense Department Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request

    Top commanders from the four military branches testified about their program requests in the fiscal year 2016 budget requests for the Department of Defense. Each witness warned of the…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House considered two bills under suspension of the rules, including H.R. 294, which would provide long-term care for veterans, and H.R. 280, a bill authorizing the Veterans Affairs…

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    Islamic Extremism Threat

    Witnesses testified at a House Armed Services Committee hearing on the threat posed by Islamic extremism and possible U.S. foreign policy implications. Retired Lieutenant General…

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    Veterans Affairs Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request

    Witnesses testified at a House Veterans' Affairs Committee hearing on the fiscal year 2016 budget request for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The VA was requesting $168 billion in…

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony

    House and Senate leaders held a ceremony to award the Congressional Gold Medal to members of the 1st Special Service Force for their role in the liberation of Europe in World War…

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    House Session, Part 3

    The House passed two bills: H.R. 203, aimed at preventing and reducing military and veteran suicides, and H.R. 33, the Protecting Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act. Members…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House debated two bills under suspension of the rules, including H.R. 203, legislation aimed at preventing and reducing military and veteran suicides. 

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    House Ceremonial Swearing-In

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) held a ceremonial swearing-in for members of the 114th Congress. 

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    House Session

    The House passed, 230-182, H.R. 5781, the California Emergency Drought Relief Act, and rejected a Democratic motion to recommit. 

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    House Session, Part 1

    The House convened for a legislative session.

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    Veterans' Health Care

    The House Veterans' Affairs Committee held a hearing on the implementation of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014. The law was enacted in response to the Veterans…

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