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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.

11:59AM - 7:35PM ETHouse Session



    116th Congress - House
    Total Hours: 989 (After 507 days)
    • Debate322 Hours
    • Special Orders150 Hours
    • Votes219 Hours
    • One Minute Speeches76 Hours
    • Morning Hour62 Hours
    • Opening Procedures7 Hours

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    Source: Resume of Congressional Activity (