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  • US House Meets for Legislative Business
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    House Session

    The House approved a bill dealing with federal legal settlements and would prohibit the Department of Justice from requiring certain fees be paid to third-parties.

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  • US House Meets for Legislative Business
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    House Session, Part 3

    The House approved several bills under suspension of the rules, including one dealing with the security of Cuba’s international airports.

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  • House Session Part 2
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    House Session, Part 2

    The House considered bills under suspension of the rules

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  • Border Security Legislation Markup
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    Border Security Legislation Markup

    The House Homeland Security Committee held a hearing to consider border security legislation introduced by Committee Chair Michael McCaul (R-TX). The committee approved the proposal by an…

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  • Hearing Examines Border Security Technology
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    Border Security Technology

    Homeland Security officials with the Border Patrol and Customs and Border Protection agencies testified at a hearing on the various technologies they were using to secure the nation’s borders.…

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  • Washington Journal Representative Filemon Vela Update on Tropical Storm Harvey
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    Representative Filemon Vela on Tropical Storm Harvey

    Representative Filemon Vela (D-TX) spoke by phone about the impact of Tropical Storm Harvey on his 34th Congressional District, parts of which are just south of the hardest hit areas. The…

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  • US House Debates DoddFrank Repeal
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    House Session

    The House debated the rule for H.R. 2213m the Anti-Border Corruption Reauthorization Act, which would waive polygraph tests for Customs and Border Protection (CBP) job applicants who have…

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  • Hearing Examines Security Implications of Visa Overstays
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    Visa Overstays and National Security

    The House Homeland Security Committee on Border Security held a hearing on the impact of visa overstays on national security. Officials from Immigrations and Customs Enforcement and…

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  • US House Meets for Legislative Business
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    House Session

    The House passed several bills dealing with veterans and child protection.

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  • US House Meets for Legislative Business
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    House Session

    The House debated and passed several bills, including one that would impose new sanctions on those who do business with or provide financing to the Syrian government. Several Democratic members…

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  • Federal Officials Testify on Drug Cartels and Border Security
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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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  • Law Enforcement Officers Testify on Border Security
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    Border Security and Immigration Enforcement, Part 2

    The House Homeland Security Committee held a hearing on border security and President Trump’s executive orders on immigration. County sheriffs and officials from Texas and Arizona provided an…

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  • Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly Testifies on US Border Security
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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 Speaker Paul Ryan Holds Ceremonial Swearingin of Members
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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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  • Hearing Examines Border Security Effectiveness
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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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  • US House Votes to Override 911 Lawsuit Bill Veto
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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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  • Federal Officials Testify on Visa Overstays and National Security
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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…

    1,164 views
  • Congressional News Conference on Foreign Fighter Task Force Report
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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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  • US House Legislative Business
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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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  • Hearing on Lessons Learned from the September 11 Attacks
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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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