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    Justice Department Oversight

    Attorney General Eric Holder testified at a House Judiciary Committee oversight hearing on Department of Justice operations. Topics included the department’s use of prosecutorial…

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    Justice Department Oversight

    Attorney General Eric Holder testified about Justice Department investigations, including revelations that the Justice Department had gathered two months of telephone records of Associated…

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    NSA Data Collection and Surveillance Oversight, Panel 1

    The House Judiciary Committee held an unclassified hearing on the Obama administration’s use of Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) revealed by former National Security…

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    Immigration Policy, Panel 1, Part 2

    Witnesses resumed testifying on immigration reform proposals and what needed to be included in a comprehensive immigration bill.*
    There was a brief disturbance by protestors.
    The members of…

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    Immigration Policy, Panel 2

    At a hearing on immigration reform proposals witnesses testified on how current immigration laws were being enforced. 
    The members of the second panel were introduced at the end of…

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    Government Shutdown and the Judicial System

    Legal experts spoke about the impact of the government shutdown on the federal judiciary and the U.S. Department of Justice. The forum was sponsored by Democratic members of the House…

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    Government Surveillance Programs

    Legal experts testified on U.S. surveillance programs and techniques in relation to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). Members of the committee expressed concern that there…

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    Congressional Black Caucus on Voting Rights Act Decision

    Members of the Congressional Black Caucus spoke to reporters following the Supreme Court decision in Shelby County v. Holder in which the court ruled that the preclearance provisions of the…

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    House Session

    The House met for a legislative session. Later in the evening the House considered and voted to approve a federal budget agreement for fiscal year 2014. The measure passed on a vote of…

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    House Session

    The House debated for an hour a rule concerning two bills that call into question presidential constitutional authority to enforce laws:

    · H.R. 4138, the Executive Needs to Faithfully…

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    Copyright Protection

    Witnesses testified on materials that can be protected under copyright law, the extent of that protection, and specific rights that should and should not be included in that…

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    State of the Union Statuary Hall Interviews

    Following President Obama’s State of the Union address, members of Congress were interviewed about their reactions to the speech.

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    House Session

    H.R. 992 - Swaps Regulatory Improvement Act, Rules Committee Print (Subject to a Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Randy Hultgren / Financial Services Committee)

    THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31ST AND…

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    House Session

    H.R. 45 - To repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and health care-related provisions in the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (Closed Rule, Two Hours of…

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    House Session

    Legislative Business-H.R. 2655 - Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act

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    National Rally for Citizenship

    Prominent local and national organizations joined community, labor and immigrant rights supporters in a “National Rally for Citizenship” on the West Lawn of the…

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    House Democratic Agenda

    House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and members of the Democratic Caucus briefed reporters and answered questions on issues discussed at the party’s retreat. Representative…

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    House Democrats on Immigration Reform Bill

    House Democrats held a news conference to talk about their immigration bill. It is similar to an immigration reform bill passed by the Senate in June but includes more specific border…

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    House Session, Part 1

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    House Session

    The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a legislative session.

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