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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 approved a fiscal year 2011 spending bill for the Departments of Transportation and Housing and Urban Development. Another bill, which guarantees health care for first responders…
The House passed a one-year Medicare “doc fix,” which covers payments to doctors who treat Medicare patients.
In a three-hour portion members debated forcing withdrawal of forces from Afghanistan in accordance with the War Powers Act.
Congressmen, airline executives and union representatives testified about a proposed merger between Continental and United Airlines. Among the topics they addressed were the impact of the…
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 voted to repeal the “Don’t ask, Don’t tell” policy by a 250-175 vote.
Members vote 406-19 to repeal the antitrust exemption for health insurance companies.
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 to fund the federal government through December 3, 2010.
The House worked on several measures, including a number of water and land protection programs.
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