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    New Orleans as a Sanctuary City

    A House subcommittee discussed immigration enforcement in New Orleans with a panel of Louisiana state officials and Department of Justice representatives. Witnesses answered questions on the local and federal role…

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    Local Law Enforcement and Terrorist Attacks

    Local law enforcement officials from around the country appeared before the House Homeland Security Committee to talk about their counterterrorism efforts. Witnesses, who included New York…

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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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    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, Part 3

    The House convened for votes on bills debated earlier in the day, including measures to establish a sexual assault victims' bill of rights and to allow internet-based oil and gas lease…

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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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    Democratic National Convention, Day 3

    Day three of the 2016 Democratic National Convention included speeches by President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.

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    Democratic National Convention, Day 2 Review

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments following the second night of the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

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    Combating ISIS

    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, FBI Director James Comey, and National Counterterrorism Center Director Nicholas Rasmussen testified at a hearing on the threat posed by ISIS* and other…

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    House Session

    The House voted 231-196 to pass an Interior Department Spending bill. Following the completion of legislative work ahead of the House’s seven-week recess, Democrats delivered speeches on…

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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, Part 3

    The House voted on several bills debated earlier under suspension of the rules. One of the bills, which aimed to combat money laundering and terrorism financing and would have expanded the…

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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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    Congressional Black Caucus News Conference on Police Shootings

    Representatives Cedric Richmond (D-LA), Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), Andre Carson (D-IN), and other members of the Congressional Black Caucus spoke to reporters about the police shootings of…

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    House Session, Part 2

    The House resumed voting on amendments to and then passed the fiscal year 2017 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act.

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    House Session, Part 1

    The House debated the fiscal year 2017 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act.

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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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