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    Gun Control Legislation

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), along with other House Democrats, victims of gun violence, family members, and advocates, held a news conference to call on House Republicans to…

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    House Democratic Women Photo Opportunity

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) gathered with the female Democratic Congress members for a photograph to be taken on the steps on the east front of the Capitol. The 114th Congress…

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    Freshman Class Photo

    Newly elected members of the House of Representatives for the 114th Congress took a group photo on the steps leading up to the Capitol.

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    House Democratic Agenda

    House Democrats held a press conference on unveil their 100-day legislative agenda to help the middle class, called the “Middle Class Jumpstart.” The plan included a bill that would allow…

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    House Republicans on the Debt Ceiling

    House Republican leaders spoke to reporters following their caucus. They announced a proposal for a short-term increase on the debt ceiling, calling the decision a “good faith effort” in…

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    September 11th Congressional Remembrance Ceremony

    Members of Congress participated in a ceremony on the East Front steps of the U.S. Capitol to commemorate the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the U.S.

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    Senator Mark Kirk Returns to Senate

    Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) returned to the Senate for the first time since suffering a stroke early in 2011 that left the left side of his body mostly paralyzed. Vice President Biden greeted the…

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    House Democratic Women

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and the House Democratic women took a picture on the House steps on the east front of the Capitol. The 113th Congress marked the most women serving in the…

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    113th Congress Freshman Class Photo

    Newly-elected members of the 113th Congress gathered on the House steps on the east front of the Capitol for a photo opportunity on the opening day of Congress.

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    Democratic Leaders on Budget Vote

    Democratic members spoke to reporters and answered questions about their vote on the federal budget.

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    House Democratic Leaders on 2012 Budget Plan

    Democratic leaders spoke to reporters and answered questions about the fiscal year 2012 budget proposal.

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    Terrorist Attacks in U.S.

    At 7:15 p.m. EDT members of Congress gathered on the steps of the U.S. Capitol. The buildings had been closed earlier in the day because of the threat of attack. Congressional leaders spoke about the…

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    New Partnership for America's Future

    Democratic representatives and supporters spoke about the party’s new legislative agenda. The plan, called the Partnership for America’s Future, is part of a Democratic effort to gain…

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    House Freshmen Photo Op

    All the newly elected Representatives gathered on the steps of the Capitol for a photograph.

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    Budget Agreement

    Surrounded by fellow Republican members and citizens, Republican leaders talked about the budget agreement reached the previous evening. They talked about aspects of the proposal and its…

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    Health Security Express

    Vice President Gore and Senator Daschle spoke to a crowd advocating health care reform. Following several opening speakers, Senators Daschle, along with Representative Bonior, outlined his…

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    Thomas Confirmation Vote Reaction

    Senator Orrin Hatch, Senator Robert Kerrey, and Senator Strom Thurmond spoke separately with reporters, describing their reactions to today’s Senate vote to confirm Clarence Thomas as a…

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