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  • US House Debates Voting Rights Campaign Finance and Ethics Bill
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    House Session

    The House started work on H.R. 1, a bill designed to make voting easier, lessen the influence of money in electoral politics, and strengthen ethics rules for government officials.

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  • House Ceremonial SwearingIn Part 1
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    House Ceremonial Swearing-In, Part 1

    The House speaker held a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony with newly-elected representatives. The event happens at the start of each Congress. The official swearing-in ceremony took place…

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  • US House Meets for Legislative Business
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    House Session, Part 1

    The House debated two bills: the Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019 (H.R. 6237), and the Reclamation Title Transfer and Non-Federal…

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  • US House Debates Defense Spending Bill
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    House Session

    The House passed a bill aimed at protecting endangered salmon in Oregon, Idaho, and Washington state. Members also considered amendments to the fiscal year 2019 Defense Department spending…

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  • US House Debates Compromise Immigration Bill Vote Expected Friday
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    House Session, Part 2

    The House defeated the Goodlatte-McCaul immigration bill 193-231, with 41 Republicans joining all Democrats in voting against it. Members also voted 213-211 to pass H.R. 2, the Agriculture…

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  • US House Debates Spending Cuts Bill
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    House Session

    The House approved a $15 billion rescissions bill. Members also began debate on a federal spending package for fiscal year 2019, including the Department of Veterans Affairs, military…

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  • Students Speak at Gun Violence Prevention Task Force
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    Gun Violence Prevention Task Force

    The House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force hosted a forum on Capitol Hill to hear from students affected by gun violence. The students spoke about their personal experiences and offered…

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  • US House Meets for Legislative Business
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    House Session

    The House approved several bills. One would change the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial regulations reform law. Another would allow terminally-ill patients to use experimental that do not yet have…

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  • US House Debates Antitrust Bill
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    House Session, Part 1

    The House debated two bills. One reconciles Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Justice Department standards for antitrust cases. The second would require state or local governments…

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  • US House Considers Identity Theft Bill
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    House Session, Part 1

    The House of Representatives worked on several Tax Day-related bills, including H.R. 2905, which punishes people who impersonate IRS employees, and H.R. 5192, Protecting Children from…

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  • US House Meets for Legislative Business
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    House Session

    The House passed two financial services bills. One would create an office to review bank complaints against regulatory agency reports. The other would exempt stock offerings under $75…

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  • US House Meets for Legislative Business
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    House Session, Part 1

    The House considered a bill that would suspend certain Environmental Protection Agency emission standards for brick and clay kilns and wood heaters.

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  • House Set to Debate Government Funding Bill
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    House Session, Part 1

    The House debated the rule for three bills: H.R. 772, on nutritional labeling; H.R. 1153, the Mortgage Choice Act; and H.R. 4771, regarding small banking regulations. The rule also allows…

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  • US House Selects Don Young as New Dean
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    House Session

    The House debated and passed a bill that settles certain water rights and land issues for the White Mountain Apache tribe in Arizona. There were also several protest votes, also known as “motions to…

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  • US House Votes 224201 to Approve Tax Reform Bill
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    House Session

    The House revoted and passed the Republican tax reform bill, which was been stripped of three provisions that were determined to be in violation of Senate rules.

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  • US House Approves Temporary Government Funding Resolution 231188
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    House Session, Part 2

    The House voted 231-188 to approve a continuing resolution providing government funding through January 19, 2018. Members also approved a bill providing $81 billion for disaster relief.

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  • US House Defeats Impeachment Resolution 36458
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    House Session

    The House passed a bill to let gun owners with concealed handgun permits carry their weapons across state lines and wear their guns in other states that allow concealed weapons. Members also…

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  • House Rules Committee Takes Up Concealed Carry Gun Bill
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    Concealed Carry Gun Legislation

    The House Rules Committee considered legislation relevant to the nation’s concealed carry handgun laws, as well as a provision to update requirements for the national criminal background…

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  • US House Meets for Legislative Business
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    House Session

    The House passed a bill that allows mineral mining while restoring mining leases on certain federal lands in northern Minnesota. Lawmakers also approved legislation that requires a two-year…

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  • US House Meets for Legislative Business
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    House Session

    The House approved the House-Senate negotiated compromise on the fiscal year 2018 defense programs and policy bill. Lawmakers also passed a reauthorization of the national flood insurance…

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