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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House considered several suspension bills, including Russia-related bills and measures on the transparency of federal government records.

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  • Immigration and Border Security
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    Immigration and Border Security

    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testified about border security before the House Homeland Security Committee. Members asked about Trump administration policies as applied to family…

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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.

    View in Congressional Chronicle737 views
  • House Passes Resolution Blocking National Emergency Declaration 245182
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    House Session

    Thirteen Republicans and all 232 Democratic members passed a resolution to terminate President Trump’s national emergency declaration to build a U.S.-Mexico border wall. Under the terms of…

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  • State Officials Testify at Hearing on Election Security
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    Election Security

    The California and Alabama secretaries of state were among the witnesses at a House Homeland Security Committee hearing on efforts to secure elections. Lawmakers and witnesses discussed efforts to…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House debated several bills, including one calling on financial institutions to work with customers who were affected by the recent 35-day government shutdown.

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  • Homeland Security Committee Holds Discussion on Government Shutdown Impact
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    House Homeland Security Committee Discussion on Government Shutdown

    House Homeland Security Committee Chair Bennie Thompson (D-MS) gathered former Department of Homeland Security officials including former Secretary Jeh Johnson, to discuss the negative…

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  • House Session Part 2
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    House Session, Part 2

    On Day 27 of the longest government shutdown in U.S. history over President Trump’s demand for money to build a U.S.-Mexico border wall, the House passed by voice vote a Democratic bill to…

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  • 237187 House Passes 121 Billion Disaster Relief Bill Through February 8
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    House Session

    On Day 26 of a government shutdown, the House debated and passed a bill that provides over $12 billion in emergency funding for those recently affected by natural disasters, including…

    View in Congressional Chronicle10,382 views
  • Newsmakers with Homeland Security Chair Bennie Thompson
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    Newsmakers with Representative Thompson

    House Homeland Security Committee Chair Bennie Thompson (D-MS) talked about border security, his priorities as the new committee chair, and other congressional issues. He also discussed the…

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  • House Passes Bill to Reopen IRS and Treasury Department 240188
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    House Session

    On day 19 of a government shutdown, the House in a 240-188 vote passed a bill to re-open the Department of the Treasury, the IRS, and more than 20 independent agencies. Eight Republicans…

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  • House Session Part 2
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    House Session, Part 2

    On the 18th day of a government shutdown, the House considered suspension bills, including legislation reauthorizing public emergency health programs.

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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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  • House Passes ShortTerm Spending Bill Without Border Wall Money Now Heads to Senate
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    House Session, Part 3

    In day 13 of a government shutdown over President Trump’s demand for funds to build a U.S.-Mexico border wall, the House voted 239-192 to pass a short-term bill to fund the Department of…

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  • House Democrats Speak to Reporters About Party Leadership
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    House Democratic Caucus Meeting Stakeout

    House Democrats spoke with reporters on Capitol Hill outside a caucus meeting about the direction of the party and who should be the next speaker of the House.

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  • US House Meets for Legislative Business
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    House Session, Part 2

    The House debated and passed a non-binding resolution saying that the House of Representatives does not approve of illegal immigrants voting in U.S. elections. Lawmakers also completed work…

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  • US House Meets for Legislative Business
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    House Session, Part 2

    The House debated and passed several homeland security measures and a trade bill that aims to reduce or suspend tariffs on imported raw materials used for the production of footwear and…

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  • Federal and State Officials Testify on Election Systems Security Preparedness
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    Election Systems Security

    Homeland Security Under Secretary for the National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) Christopher Krebs testified before the House Homeland Security Committee about the nation’s…

    506 views
  • 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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    House Session, Part 3

    The House debated a compromise immigration bill to the Goodlatte-McCaul immigration bill, which was defeated earlier in the day.

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