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    Conflict in Eastern Congo, State and Defense Officials

    State and Defense Department officials testified on the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Rwanda’s involvement in the eastern Congo, where U.N. Security Council…

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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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    Veteran Health Care Assistance

    Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and Secretary of Veteran Affairs Eric Shinseki discussed ways to more effectively reintroduce those in the armed forces back into civilian life. The joint…

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    F-22 Raptor Oxygen Problems

    Witnesses testified on the problem of pilots becoming dizzy from oxygen deprivation while flying the Air Force supersonic F-22 Raptor aircraft. They talked about reports and consequences of…

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    Taxation of Online Retailers

    Witnesses testified on legislation that would require Internet retailers to collect applicable state and local taxes on all their sales. Topics included obstacles to collecting taxes from…

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    Consumer Credit Access, Richard Cordray Testimony

    Richard Cordray testified on consumer credit access issues related to the regulatory power of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Subcommittee members raised concerns about…

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    House Session

    H.R. 8 - Job Protection and Recession Prevention Act of 2012 (Structured Rule) 1) H.R. 1905 - Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012 2) H.Con.Res. 127 - Expressing the…

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    House Session

    The House considered the 2013 defense spending bill.

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    Morning Hour

    During Morning Hour, any member may speak for up to five minutes on any topic. When no additional members seek recognition, Morning Hour concludes.

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    House Session

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    Auto Bailout and Delphi

    Witnesses testified about the automobile industry bailout and an agreement between General Motors, Delphi, and workers unions over pensions. They were questioned pointedly about their…

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    House Session

    One Minute Speeches (15 per side) H.Res. __ - Resolution recommending that the House of Representatives find Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, in contempt…

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    Contempt Proceedings Against Attorney General Holder, Part 1

    The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee met to consider a report holding Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress. The committee subpoenaed documents related to the FBI’s…

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    Morning Hour

    During Morning Hour, any member may speak for up to five minutes on any topic. When no additional members seek recognition, Morning Hour concludes.

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    House Session, Part 1

    Committee Print (Structured Rule) The rule provides for no further of general debate and makes in order the remaining amendments: Rep. Rush Holt Amendment #33 Reps. Robert Wittman / Scott Rigell…

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    Labor Department Jobs Reports

    Witnesses testified on the monthly jobs reports released by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. The first panel focused on the methodology of the report’s release, in which news organizations and…

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    Morning Hour

    During Morning Hour, any member may speak for up to five minutes on any topic. When no additional members seek recognition, Morning Hour concludes.

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    House Session

    House session from May 31, 2012.

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House convened for a legislative session.

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    Morning Hour

    During Morning Hour, any member may speak for up to five minutes on any topic. When no additional members seek recognition, Morning Hour concludes.

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