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House Session - June 6, 1989

Thomas S. Foley was elected speaker of the House of Representatives by a vote of 251 yeas to 170 nays. The House agreed to notify the Senate and the President on the election of Rep. Foley. The House also voted sanctions against China in response to the crackdown on dissidents following the protests in Tiananmen Square.

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    116th Congress - House
    Total Hours: 516 (After 199 days)
    • Debate143 Hours
    • Special Orders78 Hours
    • Votes139 Hours
    • One Minute Speeches39 Hours
    • Morning Hour37 Hours
    • Opening Procedures4 Hours

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    Source: Resume of Congressional Activity (senate.gov)