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    Drug Cartels and Border Security

    Witnesses that included representatives from the Coast Guard and the Homeland Security and State Departments testified at a hearing the threats posed to the U.S. by drug cartel operations,…

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    Border Security and Immigration Enforcement

    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 Ceremonial Swearing-In of Members

    House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) held a ceremonial swearing-in and photo opportunity with members of the 115th Congress and their families in the Old Senate Chamber.

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    Border Security

    Newly appointed U.S. Border Patrol Chief Mark Morgan testified before a House Homeland Security Subcommittee on the effectiveness of border patrol checkpoints. Chief Morgan discussed U.S…

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    House Session, Part 1

    The House voted to override President Obama’s veto of a bill allowing family members of the victims of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, to sue Saudi Arabia.

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    Visa Overstays and National Security

    Federal officials with Customs and Border Protection, the Homeland Security Department, and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) testified at a hearing on the security risks caused by…

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    Homeland Security Committee Foreign Fighter Task Force Report

    Members of the House Homeland Security Committee’s bipartisan Foreign Fighter Task Force released their final report that shows serious security weaknesses, particularly in Europe. The…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House debated several bills under suspension of the rules, including a bill to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration through March 2016.

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    Lessons of September 11 Attacks

    Former and current New York City officials and the president of the September 11th Families' Association testified at a field hearing in New York City at the National September 11 Memorial and…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House convened for a legislative session and debated a number of bills under suspension of the rules.

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    House Ceremonial Swearing-In

    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) held a ceremonial swearing-in for members of the 114th Congress.

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    Immigration and Border Security

    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testified at a House Homeland Security Committee hearing on President Obama’s executive action on immigration. Secretary Johnson defended the president’s…

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    Morning Hour

    The House convened for Morning Hour, with members permitted to speak on a variety of topics.

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    Morning Hour

    The House convened for Morning Hour, with members permitted to speak on a variety of topics.

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    Morning Hour

    The House convened for Morning Hour, with members permitted to speak on a variety of topics.

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    Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

    Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and Customs and Border Patrol officials testified on ways to respond to the influx of unaccompanied…

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    Farm Bill Conference Committee

    Members of the House and Senate Agriculture Committees held their first public meeting to consider the 2013 farm bill.

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    Morning Hour

    The House met for Morning Hour, during which members spoke on a variety of topics.

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    West, Texas, Fertilizer Plant Explosion

    Homeland Security chemical company officials testified on the West, Texas, fertilizer plant explosion in April 2013 and the storing of dangerous chemicals across the country.

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    Boston Marathon Bombings and Domestic Counterterrorism

    Current and former directors of the National Counterterrorism Center, security officials, and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani testified on communications procedures and law enforcement efforts…

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