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    Finance in Political Campaigns

    Panelists talked about the history of campaign finance. They spoke about court decisions and legislation that have regulated who can finance campaigns and how much they can give, and…

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    House Session

    The House debated debated H.R. 5781, a bill which would provide drought relief to California. Members also debated a series of bill under suspension of the rules.

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    Congressional Career of Representative Tom Petri

    Representative Tom Petri (R-WI), who was retiring at the end of the 113th Congress, reflected on his 35-year career in the House of Representatives. He talked about some of the historical…

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    House Session

    The House considered H.R. 3086, a bill that would make the ban on Internet access taxes permanent. Members also continued debate on H.R. 5016, a fiscal year 2015 financial services spending…

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    House Session, Part 3

    The House convened for a legislative session and voted on bills debated earlier in the day. The House continued work on a bill to reauthorize the Commodity Futures Trading Commission…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House debated seven bills under suspension of the rules.

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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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    House Session, Part 2

    The House returned for debate on several bills under suspension of the rules.

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    House Pro Forma Session

    The House convened for a pro forma session.

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    Education Department Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    Secretary Arne Duncan testified on the Department of Education’s fiscal year 2015 budget request. He talked about the increase in high school graduation in 2012 and his department’s effort…

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    House Session

    The House convened for a legislative session.

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    House Pro Forma Session

    The House of Representatives convened for a pro forma session.

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    House Session, Part 2

    The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a legislative session.

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    House Session

    The House convened for a legislative session.

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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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    House Session

    Following One Minutes, House will debate the rule for H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013. At approximately 1:40-1:50 p.m. the House will have its first vote…

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    House Session, Part 1

    Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules: 1) H.R. 3174 - To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to obligate funds for emergency relief projects arising from damage caused…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a legislative session.

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    House Session, Part 2

    1) H.R. 697 - 3 Kids Mine Remediation and Reclamation Act (Sponsored by Rep. Heck / Natural Resources Comm) 2) H.R. 1300 - To amend the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 to reauthorize the…

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    House Session

    Begin Consideration of H.R. 5 - Student Success Act, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. John Kline / Education and the Workforce Committee) The rule provides for one…

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