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House Session - March 17, 2011

The House voted to prohibit federal funds for public radio and block the use of any federal funds to purchase any radio programming from NPR and other content providers. Seven Republicans joined all Democrats in voting against the measure. Representative Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) introduced a war powers resolution calling for all operations in Afghanistan to end and for the removal of all U.S. troops from that country. The bill failed in a 93-321 vote.

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    116th Congress - House
    Total Hours: 576 (After 259 days)
    • Debate171 Hours
    • Special Orders86 Hours
    • Votes148 Hours
    • One Minute Speeches42 Hours
    • Morning Hour43 Hours
    • Opening Procedures4 Hours

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    Source: Resume of Congressional Activity (senate.gov)