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    Dismissal of U.S. Attorneys

    Ms. Goodling testified about her knowledge of plans to dismiss several U.S. attorneys at the Justice Department, the role the White House might have played in the decision, and her duties at the…

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    Operations in Iraq

    Representative Meehan spoke about a report on the 4-year, $19 billion U.S. effort to train of Iraqi Security Forces which indicated the Iraqi security forces were in various stages of…

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    House Session

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    Iraqi Security Forces

    Witnesses testified about the development and training of Iraqi security forces. Among the issues they addressed were equipment and personnel readiness, operation of U.S. military…

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    Military Mental Health

    The House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel heard testimony on Department of Defense mental health services and programs. Witnessed testified about mental health among…

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    Iraq War Resolution

    Representative Meehan, chair of the Armed Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, spoke by remote video from the Cannon House Office Building in support of the resolution on the…

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    House Session

    Members debated a non-binding resolution opposing current U.S. policy in Iraq while supporting military personnel stationed in the region.

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    Fiscal Year 2008 Defense Budget

    Secretary Gates, General Pace, and Ms. Jonas testified about the proposed fiscal year 2008 budget for the Defense Department. The talked about readiness, operations, and weapons programs,…

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    U.S. Policy Toward Iraq

    Secretary Gates and General Pace testified before the House Armed Services Committee about the president’s plan to send an additional 21,500 troops to Iraq in an effort to improve security and assist the Iraqi…

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    House Session

    The opening day of the 110th Congress includes the swearing in of the Representatives and the election of the Speaker of the House.

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    Democratic House Agenda

    House Democratic Caucus Chairman Rahm Emanuel and other party leaders spoke to the press about their legislative agenda and the Democratic plan for ethics reform. They also answered…

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    Iraq Study Group Report

    Rep. Marty Meehan talked about the Iraq Study Group Report which will be released today, and about the U.S. conduct of the war in Iraq. He responded to telephone calls and electronic mail.

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    Lobbying Reform

    Members spoke to the media about proposed legislation for comprehensive lobbying reform they hoped to introduce in the 110th Congress. Among the topics they addressed were expanding…

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    House Session

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    Operations in Iraq

    General Abizaid and Mr. Satterfield testified about U.S. military operations in Iraq, security concerns in the country, the state of sectarian violence, and future U.S. strategy in the…

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    Congressional Term Limits

    In an excerpt, members debated a constitutional amendment on congressional term limits.

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    Markup on Military Tribunals Legislation

    The House Judiciary Committee marked up legislation: H.R. 6054, the “Military Commissions Act of 2006.” The hearing was animated by switched votes, parliamentary maneuvers and protest cries from Democratic members, and the…

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    Military Commissions Legislation Markup

    Committee members marked up legislation to authorize trial by military commission for violations of the law of war and for other purposes. Committee counsel provided opinions and members debated…

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    House Session

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    House Session

    The House debated a Constitutional Amendment on the definition of marriage. The amendment failed to gain the required two-thirds majority to pass.

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