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  • House Debates Coronavirus Funding and Proxy Voting Bills
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    House Session, Part 2

    In a 217-189 vote, the House passed H.Res. 965, allows proxy voting on the chamber floor and committees to conduct business remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Members also passed,…

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  • Credit Access for Small Business
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    Credit Access for Small Business

    Bankers and small business owners testified on access to credit for small businesses. Among the issues they addressed were lending rates to small businesses, the outlook for the economy,…

  • Alliance for Labor and Immigrant Rights Rally
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    Alliance for Labor and Immigrant Rights Rally

    Union leaders and state politicians participated in a rally in favor of national immigration reform and spoke about workers and immigrants' rights. They also protested Arizona’s new law…

  • Congressional Progressive Caucus on Health Care
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    Congressional Progressive Caucus on Health Care

    Members of the Progressive Congressional Congress spoke to reporters about their demand that health care reform legislation include a public option.

  • Sotomayor Confirmation Hearing Day 4 Legal Scholars Panel
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    Sotomayor Confirmation Hearing, Day 4, Legal Scholars Panel

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held its fourth day of hearings on the appointment of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court seat vacated by the retirement of Justice David Souter. Legal…

  • Health Equity News Conference
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    Health Equity News Conference

    The Congressional Tri-Caucus held a news conference on priorities for health care reform, particularly the need to address racial and ethnic disparities. They called on President Obama to…

  • Geithner and Bernanke Testimony on AIG Bonuses
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    Geithner and Bernanke Testimony on AIG Bonuses

    Secretary Geithner and Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke testifed about a proposed regulations allowing the federal government to purchase “toxic” financial assets through a public-private…

  • Congressional Hispanic Caucus Ceremonial SwearingIn
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    Congressional Hispanic Caucus Ceremonial Swearing-In

    The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute held a ceremonial swearing-in for Hispanic-American members of the 111th Congress.