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    House Session, Part 1

    The House convened for general speeches and thereafter debated H.R. 5982, the Midnight Rules Relief Act, which would allow Congress to more easily overturn regulations issued at the end of…

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    Immigration and Customs Enforcement Oversight

    Sarah Saldana testified at a House Judiciary Committee oversight hearing of the agency she directs, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). She answered questions on several issues including the…

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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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    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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    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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    House Session

    The House passed a bill requiring the Treasury Department to report to Congress on assets of Iranian political and military leaders. Members also approved another bill that delays…

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    House Session, Part 2

    In a voice vote, the House unanimously passed S. 2040, which would allow families of victims of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks to sue Saudi Arabia in U.S. courts. Members also…

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    House Session

    The House debated the rule governing a bill dealing with Justice Department settlement agreement funds. Members also debated several bills under suspension of the rules.

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    Judiciary Committee Policing Conference

    Members of the House Judiciary Committee’s Federal Bipartisan Policing Strategies Working Group spoke to reporters following a meeting in Detroit with community leaders and law enforcement…

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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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    House Session, Part 2

    The House debated a number of bills, including one to extend funding of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

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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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    Opioid Abuse Legislation

    A House-Senate conference committee met to consider a bill addressing opioid abuse treatment and prevention. S.524, the “Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016,” would authorize…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House convened for a legislative session. Members voted 407-5 to pass the conference report accompanying S. 524, the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act.

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    House Session

    House Republicans had been planning to allow a vote on gun control legislation after the June 12, 2016, mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, but some majority party members objected to the…

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    Democratic National Convention Day 4 Afternoon

    Officials, candidates, and others spoke about their support for Vice President Gore’s candidacy, and core Democratic values. Among the issues they addressed were health care, raising the…

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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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    House Session, Part 2

    The House debated amendments to H.R. 5293, the Department of Defense Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2017.

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