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    House Session

    Elections for the 101st Congress was shown. Rep. Jim Wright (D-TX) was elected Speaker of the House. Party leaders were announced and an election of other House officers was held.

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    Tribute to Speaker Jim Wright

    Guests paid tribute to House Speaker Jim Wright. Speaker Wright talked about things that need to be addressed by Congress.

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    House Session

    The House agreed to H. Res. 562, authorizing the use of depositions in connection with an impeachment inquiry of the Committee on the Judiciary. The House passed H.R. 5288, amended, to…

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    House Session

    The House agreed to the Foley motion to table the Walker motion to discharge the Committee on Armed Services from the further consideration of H.R. 4264, National Defense Authorization Act…

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    House Session

    The House agreed to the Glickman motion to table the Walker motion to discharge the Committee on Armed Services from the further consideration of H.R. 4264, National Defense Authorization…

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    House Session

    The House passed S. 2560 to amend the Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Act of 1983. Also the House agreed to H. Res. 521 providing for the consideration of a bill relating to the Omnibus…

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    House Session

    The House disagreed to the Senate amendment to H.R. 4387 Intelligence Authorization Act making appropriations for FY89. Also the House agreed to the Foley motion to table the Walker motion…

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    House Session

    The House disagreed to the Senate amendment to H.R. 1720, the Family Welfare Reform Act of 1987 and agreed to a conference.

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    House Session

    CR, pp. H4355-H4429. The House disagreed to the Senate amendment to H.R. 4567, to make appropriations for energy and water development for fiscal year 1989, and agreed to a conference. The…

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    Tribute to Lady Bird Johnson

    In a special ceremony Speaker Wright and members of Congress praised former first lady, Lady Bird Johnson for her public service, especially for improving the quality of life in the U.S.…

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    House Session

    CR, pp. H1495- H1634. The House passed the Abandoned Shipwreck Act, S.858, granting states ownership of shipwrecks within three miles of their coasts.

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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 3932, to amend the Presidential Transition Act of 1963, to provide for a more orderly transition of presidential power. CR, pp. H1377-H1409.

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    House Session

    The House debated and passed H.J. Res. 395, making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 1988. CR, pp. H10899-H10990.

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    House Session

    CR, pp. H9993-H10034. The House passed and cleared for the President, S.J. Res. 220, providing for the extension of certain housing and community development programs.

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    Soviet Union Detention of an American Journalist

    The House debated a resolution condemning the Soviet Union for the arrest of an American Journalist, Nicholas Daniloff, a correspondent for U.S. New & World Report. The House called for his…

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    The Three Toughest Chairmen

    The Democratic fundraiser roasted the Chairmen of three committees. Note: Some language may be offensive.

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    Nicaragua Military and Humanitarian Aid

    The House continued to debate a bill providing additional appropriations of $100 million for military and humanitarian aid to Nicaraguan counter revolutionaries.

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    Beginning of Second Session of the 99th Congress

    The House of Representatives began the second session of the 99th Congress. Representatives expressed their views on various measures. Note: This is an incomplete program.

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    Voting Confusion

    The House debated a tax reform bill which passed by a voice vote caused by confusion on the House floor where there was support for a recorded vote. The rules of how votes are taken was…

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    Farm Bill Debate

    The House met to debate amendments to the Farm Bill including freezing target prices for certain commodities and permitting new sellers of agricultural products to bring anti-trust suits.…

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