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  • 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…

    View in Congressional Chronicle1,572 views
  • 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 2
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    House Ceremonial Swearing-In, Part 2

    After a brief break for votes on the floor, newly-elected Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) continued a ceremonial swearing-in photo-op with new and returning House members on the…

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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…

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

    The House considered several suspension bills recognizing National Police Week, and a bill establishing the home of late civil rights leader Medgar Evers as a national monument.

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  • Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen Testifies on Budget Request
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    Homeland Security Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request

    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testified before the House Homeland Security Committee on her department’s fiscal year 2019 budget request, along with other border security and immigration enforcement…

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  • Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Testifies on Agencys Future
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    Border Security and Immigration Enforcement

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Kevin McAleenan testified before a House Homeland Security subcommittee on his agency’s main priorities. Commissioner McAleenan updated…

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  • Federal and State Officials Testify on Lessons Learned from 2017 Disasters
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    2017 Hurricane Disaster Lessons

    Federal and state officials testified at a hearing on lessons learned from 2017 disasters resulting from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.…

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

    The House debated 11 bills under suspension of the rules, including legislation requiring the Homeland Security secretary to examine what actions DHS is undertaking to combat the threat of…

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  • US House Members Speak Out on Gun Violence
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    House Session, Part 3

    The House voted on two suspension bills.

    View in Congressional Chronicle700 views
  • Minority Leader Pelosi Holds News Conference on Russia Threat
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    Minority Leader Pelosi on Russia Threat

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) held a news conference to discuss ongoing Russia investigations and the potential for continued Russian influence in the U.S. political process.…

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  • US House Approves Tax Reform Bill 227203
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    House Session

    In a 227-203 vote, the House approved the Republican tax reform bill. Members also passed H.R. 3312, Systemic Risk Designation Improvement Act of 201, which reduces certain certain…

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