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  • House Financial Services Committee Holds Hearing on Housing Finance Reform
    House Financial Services Committee Holds Hearing on Housing Finance Reform

    Housing Finance Reform, Part 2

    The House Financial Services Committee held a hearing on potential changes for the nation's housing finance system. In this portion, the committee returned from a series of House floor votes and listened the last of 10 opening statements from witnesses before asking questions on a variety of housing finance topics, including mortgage availability for low-income households, construction rates of affordable housing in high-demand areas and the role of government institutions like Freddie Mac in the private mortgage market.

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  • House Financial Services Committee Holds Hearing on Housing Finance Reform
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    House Financial Services Committee Holds Hearing on Housing Finance Reform

    Housing Finance Policy

    The House Financial Services Committee held a hearing to consider legislation to protect mortgage borrowers and to reduce risks in the housing market.

      House Financial Services Committee   House Committee  House Committee1,563 views
  • National Debt and the Economy
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    National Debt and the Economy

    The House Financial Services Committee held a hearing on the national debt, which totaled more than $21 trillion at the end of 2018.

      House Financial Services Committee   House Committee  House Committee1,544 views
  • Homeland Security Department Oversight
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    Homeland Security Department Oversight

    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen appeared at an oversight hearing of her department’s border security…

      House Judiciary Committee   House Committee  House Committee6,806 views
  • Senator Lindsey Graham Urges President to Reverse Course on Syria Troop Withdrawal
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    Senator Graham News Conference on U.S. Withdrawal from Syria

    Senate Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Jack Reed (D-RI) and Foreign Relations Committee Ranking Member Bob Menendez (D-NJ) also made remarks in support of Senator Graham's message.

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  • Veterans Affairs Secretary Wilkie Testifies on Agencys Mission
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    Veterans Affairs Mission Act Implementation

    Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie testified before both the House and Senate Veterans' Affairs Committees on the…

      House Veterans' Affairs Committee Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee   Joint Committee  Joint Committee1,778 views
  • House Rules Committee Meeting on Tax Legislation Part 1
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    House Rules Committee Meeting on Tax Legislation, Part 1

    The House Rules Committee met to consider H.R. 88, the legislative vehicle for two tax-related amendments that had been added earlier in the week by Ways and Means Committee Chair Kevin Brady (R-TX). Due to audio difficulties, the first words heard from Rules Committee Chair Pete Sessions (R-TX) occurred mid-sentence as he was introducing the amendments to be considered. At the end of this portion of the meeting, the committee recessed subject to the call of the chair. ... When this portion of the meeting concluded, the Rules Committee, as well as the full House, was still waiting on potential Senate action on legislation to provide short-term government funding through February 8, 2019.

      House Rules Committee   House Committee  House Committee323 views
  • Senate Judiciary Subcommittee Examines Corporate Competition Laws
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    Corporate Competition Law

    The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights held a hearing to…

      Senate Judiciary | Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights Committee   Senate Committee  Senate Committee510 views
  • Representative Meadows on Former FBI Director Comey Testimony
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    Representative Meadows on Former FBI Director Comey Testimony

    Representative Mark Meadows (R-NC), a member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, spoke to reporters upon his arrival for the second closed-door interview in two weeks with former FBI Director James Comey.

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  • Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe
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    Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe

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    Hearings to examine religious freedom and government regulation of Islam.

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  • Senator Enzi on Government Shutdown
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    Senator Enzi on Government Shutdown

    Budget Committee Chair Senator Mike Enzi (R-WY) talked about the potential government shutdown, the roots of the issues, and ways to prevent this from happening again.

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  • Senator Grassley on Criminal Justice Legislation
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    Senator Grassley on Criminal Justice Legislation

    Before a vote to advance criminal justice legislation, Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Chuck Grassley (R-IA) came to the chamber floor to discuss the measure.

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  • Washington Journal Carrie Levine Discusses Campaign Finance Laws  the Trump Administration
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    Carrie Levine on Campaign Finance Laws and the Trump Administration

    Center for Public Integrity's Carrie Levine discussed campaign finance laws as they relate to the so-called "hush" payments Michael Cohen made during the 2016 campaign and questions of alleged illegal foreign donations to President Trump's inaugural committee.

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  • Civil Rights Movement in Northern Ireland and the US Part 1
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    Civil Rights Movement in Northern Ireland and the U.S., Part 1

    Speakers during the first panel included several Northern Ireland civil rights activists who recounted stories from the ground during the political violence, known as The Troubles, as well as the former Irish Justice Minister and the chair of the Northern Ireland 50th Anniversary Civil Rights Commemoration Committee.

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  • Cato Institute 2018 Surveillence Conference Panel 1
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    Cato Institute 2018 Surveillence Conference, Panel 1

    In this portion of the Cato Institute’s 2018 Surveillance Conference, panelists discussed the Trump administration…

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  • Civil Rights Movement in Northern Ireland and the US Part 3
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    Civil Rights Movement in Northern Ireland and the U.S., Part 3

    Georgetown University hosted several panel discussions marking the 50th anniversary of the civil rights…

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  • Cato Institute 2018 Surveillance Conference Part 4
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    Cato Institute 2018 Surveillance Conference, Part 4

    The Cato Institute held their 2018 Surveillance Conference in Washington, DC. This portion featured a…

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  • Newsmakers with Senators Grassley and Inhofe
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    Newsmakers with Senators Grassley and Inhofe

    Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and James Inhofe (R-OK) talked about the agendas of the committees they will chair in the 116th Congress, talked about their committee agendas. Senator Grassley will chair the Finance Committee, and Senator Inhofe chair yhe Armed Services Committee.

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  • 1765 Frontier Rebellion Against the British
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    1765 Frontier Rebellion Against the British

    Author Patrick Spero told the story of the “Black Boys,” 18th-century frontiersmen from Western…

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  • Newsmakers with John Yarmuth and Nita Lowey
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    Newsmakers with John Yarmuth and Nita Lowey

    Incoming Budget Committee Chair Representative John Yarmuth (D-KY) and incoming Appropriations Committee Chair Representative Nita Lowey (D-NY) talked about their respective committee agendas in the 116th Congress.

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