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    House Session

    The House debated the Senate-passed budget resolution for fiscal year 2017, which includes instructions to committees to draft Affordable Care Act Repeal legislation.

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    Waiver for General James Mattis

    The House Armed Services Committee met to consider a waiver to exempt defense secretary nominee General James Mattis from the legal requirement that he must have retired from active…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House voted 375-34 to adopt S. 2943, the final version of the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2017. It authorizes $618.7 billion for defense programs, war funding,…

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    Newsmakers with Representative Adam Smith

    House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA) talked about the potential military policies of the incoming Trump administration, its choices for top defense and national…

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    Combating Terrorism

    Witnesses testified at a hearing assessing the fight against terrorism 15 years after the September 11, 2001, attacks. Witnesses included the former U.S. Ambassador to Turkey and Iraq James…

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    House Session

    The House paid tribute to the late Representative Mark Takai (D-HI), who died from cancer on July 20, 2016.

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    Military Cyber Operations

    Military officials testified at a hearing on the Pentagon’s cyber operations to combat ISIS. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL),…

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    House Session

    The House debated amendments to the defense authorization bill. 

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    House Session

    The House passed two bills. The first bill allocates $622 million for Zika virus research and prevention. Members also voted 277-147 in favor of H.R. 4909, the National Defense…

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    Defense Authorization Markup, Part 3

    The House Armed Services Committee continued its markup of H.R. 4909, the National Defense Authorization Act, authorizing Defense Department programs and policies for fiscal year 2017.…

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    Defense Authorization Markup, Part 2

    The House Armed Services Committee continued its markup of H.R. 4909, the National Defense Authorization Act, authorizing Defense Department programs and policies for fiscal year 2017. This…

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    Defense Authorization Markup, Part 1

    When the committee returned from the House vote break, it began taking a series of recorded roll call votes on the previously debated amendments involving alternative fuel facilities,…

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    Newsmakers with Representative Adam Smith

    House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (D-WA) talked about issues including the fiscal year 2017 defense budget and whether the U.S. military was being weakened by budget cuts.…

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    Military Operations Against ISIS

    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Joseph Dunford testified on U.S. military strategy to combat ISIS* militants in Iraq and Syria. Secretary Carter…

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    House Session

    The House approved 363-64 a six-year highway and transportation funding bill. Members also voted in favor of a motion to instruct conferees in negotiations with the Senate. The House also…

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    Hillary Clinton Testimony at House Select Committee on Benghazi, Part 4

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testified before the House Select Committee on Benghazi. The committee was formed to investigate the events surrounding the September 11, 2012, terrorist…

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    Hillary Clinton Testimony at House Select Committee on Benghazi, Part 3

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testified before the House Select Committee on Benghazi. The committee was formed to investigate the events surrounding the September 11, 2012, terrorist…

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    Hillary Clinton Testimony at House Select Committee on Benghazi, Part 2

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testified before the House Select Committee on Benghazi. The committee was formed to investigate the events surrounding the September 11, 2012, terrorist…

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    Hillary Clinton Testimony at House Select Committee on Benghazi, Part 1

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testified before the House Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testified before the House Select Committee on Benghazi. The committee was formed to…

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    Defense Department Cyber Strategies

    Pentagon officials testified at a hearing on Defense Department efforts to combat cybersecurity threats. Other topics included Russian airstrikes in Syria and the potential negative impact…

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