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House Session - April 28, 1999

Members debated various measures concerning military action against Serbian forces in Yugoslavia. They voted 290-139 not to withdraw U.S. forces from the region. They voted 427-2 against a formal declaration of war. They voted 213-213 to bestow blessings on the air-only campaign. Finally, they voted 249-180 to require the president to seek congressional approval for the deployment of ground forces.



    116th Congress - House
    Total Hours: 347 (After 143 days)
    • Debate66 Hours
    • Special Orders67 Hours
    • Votes105 Hours
    • One Minute Speeches30 Hours
    • Morning Hour26 Hours
    • Opening Procedures3 Hours

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