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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House voted 307-97 in favor of a bill that grants the Food and Drug Administration certain authorities to regulate tobacco products.

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    House Session

    The House passed the “Cash for Clunkers” bill which authorizes $4 billion for cash rebates of up to $4,500 to consumers who trade in their cars or SUVs for newer, more fuel-efficient…

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  • Termination of Individual Health Policies
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    Termination of Individual Health Policies

    Witnesses testified about the practice of “post-claims underwriting,” which occurs when insurance companies cancel individual health insurance policies after providers submit claims for…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House voted to expand federal fraud laws to cover more mortgage lenders.

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    House Session

    The House passed a bill limiting executive compensation for TARP (Troubled Asset Relief Program) recipients. Members also debated a bill dealing with tobacco regulation and began work on…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House passed in a 219-212 vote the climate change and energy bill. It includes cap and trade provisions and renewable energy requirements. Members also approved $32 billion for Interior…

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  • Automobile Dealership Closures
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    Automobile Dealership Closures

    Witnesses examined the recent auto dealership closures announced by Chrysler and General Motors. Chrysler plans to close 789 dealerships this week and GM wants to eliminate approximately…

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  • House Session Part 2
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    House Session, Part 2

    The House considered and voted on several bill under suspension of the rules.

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House approved a bill making it easier for state and local governments to divest themselves from companies doing business with Iran’s energy sector. Members also passed a bill on pilot…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House passed a bill to authorize the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) for 2010 and 2011, which included an amendment to prohibit the use of whole-body imaging machines for…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House passed an amended children’s health insurance bill (SCHIP), continuing the state-run, federally-funded health insurance program for low-income children. Members also approved…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House debated H.R. 1, an economic stimulus bill

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House passed a bill that increases aid to Pakistan. It authorizes $1.5 billion annually in non-military aid through 2013 and $400 in military aid for fiscal year 2010 on the condition…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House failed to pass a bill containing new federal land management rules, new wilderness areas, new recreation areas, and a number of other public land bills. It failed by two votes.

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  • Peanut Butter Salmonella Outbreak
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    Peanut Butter Salmonella Outbreak

    Witnesses testified at a food safety hearing on the recent salmonella outbreak associated with peanut butter and other peanut products manufactured by the Peanut Corporation of America. Stewart…

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  • House Health Care Legislation Markup Day 5 Part 2
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    House Health Care Legislation Markup, Day 5, Part 2

    Members debated various provisions and amendments to H.R. 3200, "America’s Affordable Health Choices Act".

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House debated and passed health reform legislation by a vote of 220-215. One Republican, Rep. Joseph Cao (R-LA), voted for the bill and 39 Democrats voted against the legislation.

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    House Session

    The House passed a bill reauthorizing programs for the State Department, United Nations, and other diplomatic programs.

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House considered nine bills, including one that extends certain small business programs.

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  • Worldwide Security Threats
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    Worldwide Security Threats

    Director of National Intelligence Dennis Blair testified about current worldwide security threats. In his remarks he emphasized threats to U.S. national security posed by the troubled…

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