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    House Session

    The House debated and passed several bills suspension bills, including one to that aims to make improvements to veterans' health care and benefits. Also, Representative Jim Jordan (R-OH)…

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    Louisiana Senate Debate

    Five of the 24 candidates in the Louisiana 2016 U.S Senate race, Representatives Charles Boustany (R) and John Fleming (R), Foster Campbell (D), Caroline Fayard (D), and John Kennedy (R),…

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    Trade Law Enforcement

    Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske testified at a hearing of the House Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee on challenges to enforcing U.S. customs and trade laws.…

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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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    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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    House Session, Part 2

    The House passed legislation that would make it easier to demote or fire employees at the Department of Veterans Affairs for poor performance or misconduct. Members also approved a bill to…

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    House Session

    The House approved legislation that changes provisions in the Affordable Care Act dealing with tax deductions for medical care, a bill extending technical education programs, and a…

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    House Session

    The House debated several bills, including one that bars discrimination against health insurance providers who do not provide abortion coverage, and an Interior Department spending bill. 

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    House Session

    The House approved a separation of powers bill that would override legal precedent that requires courts give deference to federal agencies' interpretation of the law. Members also debated…

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    House Session

    The House debated H.R. 2646, a mental health care bill, and H.R. 1270, a bill dealing with health savings accounts.

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    House Session

    The House approved several bills under suspension of the rules, including legislation dealing with inspectors' general subpoena powers and construction of medical facilities for veterans.…

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    House Session, Part 1

    The House debated the rules for two bills, a fiscal year 2017 defense appropriations bill and a bill prohibiting requiring the identity of contributors to tax-exempt organizations to be…

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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 5325, a Legislative Branch appropriations bill that covers House of Representatives operations, the Library of Congress, and Capitol Police. They also considered two…

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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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    House Session, Part 1

    The House debated the rule governing two bills dealing with retirement investment advice and a Washington, D.C., school voucher program.

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    House Session

    The House convened for legislative session. Members voted to repeal parts of the Affordable Care Act and defund Planned Parenthood for one year.

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    House Session

    The House passed a measure that permanently extends several tax provisions set to expire at the end of 2015. Members also debated the rule governing debate on the omnibus spending bill to…

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    Omnibus Spending Bill and Tax Package

    The House Rules Committee met to consider an omnibus spending bill to fund the government, as well as a tax package. The spending bill would fund the federal government until September 30,…

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    House Session

    The House approved a continuing resolution to temporarily fund the federal government through December 16, 2015.

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    House Session

    The House voted 240-189 to pass H.R. 3762, a budget reconciliation bill that would repeal several aspects of the Affordable Care Act.

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