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The House passed the Senate version of health care legislation by a vote of 219 to 212. The House passed both the Senate health care legislation and the reconciliation bill. The…
The House continued work on a bill establishing a $30 billion fund to be used for loans for small businesses.
The House considered a number of bills, including ones on surface transportation and aid for Haiti.
The House considered 12 bills under suspension of the rules.
The House considered bills on science and technology programs.
In a three-hour portion members debated forcing withdrawal of forces from Afghanistan in accordance with the War Powers Act.
Members debated proposed immigration reforms in the DREAM Act.
The House took up a couple of small business bills. One establishes a $30 billion fund to lend to small businesses, and another provides various tax cuts and incentives.
The House passed a measure honoring the victims of the Washington oil refinery fire. They also recognized the life and work of civil rights leader Dorothy Height.
The House approved legislation to limit corporate, union, and special interest campaign contribution. The bill is in direct relation to the Supreme Court’s ruling striking limits on independent…
The House debated a number of bills, including funding for airport improvement projects and a homebuyers assistance program.
The House considered bills that included a Haiti earthquake recovery and a tele-working program allowing federal employees to work from home at least 20 percent of the time.
The House voted 237-192 for the Dodd-Frank financial regulations law, which makes changes to financial market regulations. The legislation creates a panel of regulators chaired by the…
The House passed a bill that requires the Pentagon to improve how it buys equipment and services. Members also passed a bill that requires federal agencies to be more aggressive in stopping…
Michaele and Tareq Salahi testified on their attendance at a White House State Dinner on November 24, 2009. The Salahis, who were uninvited to the dinner, invoked their Fifth Amendment…
The House passed several suspension bills debated previously. Charles Djou (D-HI) was sworn to finish the term of former Representative Neil Abercrombie (D), who resigned.
The House debated bills under suspension of the rules.