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    Freshman Class Photo

    Newly elected members of the House of Representatives for the 114th Congress took a group photo on the steps leading up to the Capitol.

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    House Democratic Agenda

    House Democrats held a press conference on unveil their 100-day legislative agenda to help the middle class, called the “Middle Class Jumpstart.” The plan included a bill that…

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    House Republicans on the Debt Ceiling

    House Republican leaders spoke to reporters following their caucus. They announced a proposal for a short-term increase on the debt ceiling, calling the decision a “good faith…

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    September 11th Congressional Remembrance Ceremony

    Members of Congress participated in a ceremony on the East Front steps of the U.S. Capitol to commemorate the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the U.S.

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    Senator Mark Kirk Returns to Senate

    Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) returned to the Senate for the first time since suffering a stroke early in 2011 that left the left side of his body mostly paralyzed. Vice President Biden…

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    House Democratic Women

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and the House Democratic women took a picture on the House steps on the east front of the Capitol. The 113th Congress marked the most women serving…

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    113th Congress Freshman Class Photo

    Newly-elected members of the 113th Congress gathered on the House steps on the east front of the Capitol for a photo opportunity on the opening day of Congress.

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    Democratic Leaders on Budget Vote

    Democratic members spoke to reporters and answered questions about their vote on the federal budget.

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    House Democratic Leaders on 2012 Budget Plan

    Democratic leaders spoke to reporters and answered questions about the fiscal year 2012 budget proposal.

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    New Partnership for America's Future

    Democratic representatives and supporters spoke about the party’s new legislative agenda. The plan, called the Partnership for America’s Future, is part of a Democratic…

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    House Freshmen Photo Op

    All the newly elected Representatives gathered on the steps of the Capitol for a photograph.

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    Terrorist Attacks in U.S.

    At 7:15 p.m. EDT members of Congress gathered on the steps of the U.S. Capitol. The buildings had been closed earlier in the day because of the threat of attack. Congressional…

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    Budget Agreement

    Surrounded by fellow Republican members and citizens, Republican leaders talked about the budget agreement reached the previous evening. They talked about aspects of the proposal and…

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    Health Security Express

    Vice President Gore and Senator Daschle spoke to a crowd advocating health care reform. Following several opening speakers, Senators Daschle, along with Representative Bonior, outlined…

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    Thomas Confirmation Vote Reaction

    Senator Hatch, Senator Kerrey, and Senator Thurmond spoke separately with reporters, describing their reactions to today’s Senate vote to confirm Clarence Thomas as a justice of the…

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