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  • Congress Celebrates 200th Anniversary
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    Congress Celebrates 200th Anniversary

    The House and Senate met jointly to commemorate the two hundredth anniversary of the U.S. Congress. Remarks by leaders are followed by the unveiling of commemorative stamps.

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  • Highlight of Bicentennial Joint Session
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    Highlight of Bicentennial Joint Session

    On March 2, 1989 a joint session of Congress was held in the House of Representatives chamber of the Capitol to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the first meeting of Congress in New York…

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  • International Gas Conference
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    International Gas Conference

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  • Congressional Leaders on Veto of Trade Legislation
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    Congressional Leaders on Veto of Trade Legislation

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  • State of the Union Response
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    State of the Union Response

    The Senate majority leader Robert Byrd of West Virginia and the speaker of the U.S. House, James Wright of Texas, delivered the Democratic Party’s responses to President Reagan’s just…

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  • Congressional Reaction to the USSoviet Summit
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    Congressional Reaction to the U.S.-Soviet Summit

    Senators Byrd, Chafee, Simpson, and Dole, and Speaker of the House Wright addressed the media after meeting with President Reagan on the summit with General Secretary Gorbachev. Some of the…

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  • 1988 National Democratic Platform
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    1988 National Democratic Platform

    Chairman of the Democratic National Committee Paul Kirk outlined the platform from which the national Democratic candidates would run. Chairman Kirk expressed his concern over the…

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  • Federal Budget Deficit
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    Federal Budget Deficit

    President Ronald Reagan and Congressional leaders announced the completion of an agreement on a plan to reduce the budget deficit. The leaders characterized the agreement as bipartisan and…

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  • Congressional Meeting with Pres Reagan
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    Congressional Meeting with Pres. Reagan

    Congressional leaders including Senate majority leader Robert Byrd, Speaker of the House James Wright, and House minority leader Robert Michel, spoke to reporters about the just concluded…

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  • Congressional Reaction to Reagan Speech
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    Congressional Reaction to Reagan Speech

    Members of Congress spoke with reporters about President Ronald Reagan appointing a independent council.

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  • Democratic Response to the State of the Union Address