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    Border Security and Immigration Enforcement, Part 1

    Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly testified in the first panel of a hearing on border security and President Trump’s executive orders on immigration. Secretary Kelly defended the president refugee…

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    House Session

    The House passed several Homeland Security Department and cybersecurity bills. Members also began consideration of a resolution disapproving the Interior Department stream protection rule,…

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    House Session, Part 3

    The House approved several bills dealing with federal lands.

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    House Session, Part 3

    The House approved a number of bills debated earlier under suspension of the rules. Most concerned the Federal Communications Commission. The chair announced that due to the resignation of…

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    Attorney General Confirmation Hearing, Day 2

    Former Attorney General Michael Mukasey, Representative John Lewis (D-GA), and Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) were among the witnesses on day two of a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing…

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    U.S. House, Part 3

    The House convened voted on several bills considered under suspension of the rules, including measures dealing with drug administration in medical emergencies and care for patients with…

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    Congressional Black Caucus Ceremonial Swearing-In

    The Congressional Black Caucus held a ceremonial swearing-in to honor current and newly-elected members. Representative Cedric Richmond (D-LA) was sworn in as the new CBC chair to replace…

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    New Orleans as a Sanctuary City

    A House subcommittee discussed immigration enforcement in New Louisiana state officials and Department of Justice representatives appeared at a hearing on New Orleans' status as a “sanctuary…

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    FBI Oversight

    Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey testified at an oversight hearing of the FBI’s operations. Members focused their questions primarily on the FBI’s handling of the investigation of…

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    Local Law Enforcement and Terrorist Attacks

    Local law enforcement officials from around the country appeared before the House Homeland Security Committee to talk about their counterterrorism efforts. Witnesses, who included New York…

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    House Session, Part 1

    The House began work on the Water Resources Development Act, which authorizes $5 billion for Army Corps of Engineers water projects. Members also passed a bill that exempts from the Affordable…

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    IRS Commissioner Impeachment

    IRS Commissioner John Koskinen testified at a hearing on alleged misconduct at the tax-collecting agency, specifically related to the investigation into unfair targeting of conservative non-profit…

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    Policing and Race Relations

    Congressional Black Caucus members spoke to reporters at the Department of Justice about a letter they wrote to Attorney General Loretta Lynch calling for an investigation into the deaths…

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    Louisiana Flooding and Federal Response

    A House oversight subcommittee held a hearing to examine the August 2016 flooding in southern Louisiana and the federal response. Appearing before the panel was a FEMA regional…

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    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Flood Response in Louisiana

    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, Governor John Bel Edwards (D-LA), Representative Cedric Richmond (D-LA), and others spoke to reporters in Baton Rouge about federal, state, and…

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    Democratic National Convention, Day 4

    Day four of the 2016 Democratic National Convention included speeches by Hillary Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea Clinton.

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    Justice Department Oversight

    Attorney General Loretta Lynch testified at an oversight hearing on Justice Department Operations. She would not answer questions from Republican committee members about the FBI’s investigation…

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    Dallas Shootings and Police-Involved Violence

    Leaders and members of the Congressional Black Caucus held a news conference calling on fellow lawmakers to pass legislation aimed at reducing gun violence and the use of fatal force by…

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    Congressional Black Caucus News Conference on Police Shootings

    Representatives Cedric Richmond (D-LA), Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), Andre Carson (D-IN), and other members of the Congressional Black Caucus spoke to reporters about the police shootings of…

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    House Session

    The House passed by a 282-138 vote the fiscal year 2017 Defense Department spending bill. Members also approved a counterterrorism bill, which combines three previously-passed bills, and is…

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