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February 11, 2016

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February 3, 2016

Watch Live: House Hearing on Flint Water Crisis


President Barack Obama declared a federal emergency in Flint, Mich. on Jan. 16 freeing up federal aid to help with lead-contaminated drinking water. (Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

President Barack Obama declared a federal emergency in Flint, Mich. on Jan. 16 freeing up federal aid to help with lead-contaminated drinking water. (Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee holds a hearing on the lead-tainted water crisis in Flint, Mich.

Officials from the Environmental Protection Agency and the City of Flint are among the witnesses expected to testify.

Coverage begins at 9 a.m.

Full story

December 10, 2015

Watch Live: House Hearing on U.S. Visa Waiver Program


The House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on National Security holds a hearing on terrorism and vulnerabilities in the Visa Waiver Program, which comes in the wake of the Dec. 2 San Bernardino, Calif., mass shooting.

Officials from the Department of Homeland Security, the RAND Corporation, MorphoTrak and the Center for American Progress are expected to testify.

Coverage begins at 10 a.m.

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December 1, 2015

Watch Live: House Hearing on U.S. Middle East Strategy


Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter and Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will testify at a House Armed Services Committee hearing on U.S. strategy in Iraq and Syria.

Coverage begins at 10 a.m.

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November 19, 2015

Watch Live: House Judiciary Hearing on Syrian Refugee Crisis


The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security holds a hearing on the Syrian refugee crisis and the U.S. admission program for refugees. Officials from the State Department and the Department of Homeland Security are expected to testify.

Coverage begins at 9 a.m.

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November 5, 2015

Watch Live: House Leaders’ Weekly Press Conferences


Watch live as the leaders of the House hold their weekly news conferences Thursday. Full story

October 29, 2015

Watch Live: Post-Speaker Election Stakeout


We’re live outside Statuary Hall waiting for members to address the media after Paul D. Ryan, R-Wis., won the speakership with 236 votes on the House floor Thursday.

Watch here. Full story

By JM Rieger Posted at 11:41 a.m.
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October 28, 2015

Watch Live: House GOP Leadership Election Stakeout


House Republicans will meet to select the next speaker of the House, with Speaker John A. Boehner set to resign at the end of the week. Lawmakers are expected to address the media after the election around 2:30 p.m.

Coverage begins at 1:30 p.m. Full story

October 22, 2015

Watch Live: Hillary Clinton Testifies Before Benghazi Committee


Former secretary of State and 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton will testify Thursday before the House Select Committee on Benghazi about the events surrounding the 2012 terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

Coverage begins at 10 a.m. Full story

September 25, 2015

Watch Live: Boehner Resignation News Conference


Speaker John A. Boehner, R-Ohio, holds a 1 p.m. news conference on Capitol Hill following his announcement he will resign from Congress at the end of October.

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September 8, 2015

Watch Live: Rules Committee Hearing on Iran Disapproval Resolution


The House Rules Committee holds a hearing on a joint disapproval resolution for the Iran nuclear deal announced earlier this year. The House expects to vote on the measure later this week.

Coverage begins at 5 p.m.

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July 28, 2015

Watch Live: House Hearing on Iran Nuclear Deal


The House Foreign Affairs Committee holds a Tuesday hearing on the Iran nuclear deal announced earlier this month. Secretary of State John Kerry, Energy Secretary Ernest J. Moniz and Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew are expected to testify.

Coverage begins at 10 a.m. Full story

June 23, 2015

House Holds Moment of Silence for Charleston Victims (Video)


Scott spoke about the Charleston church shooting earlier Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Scott spoke about the Charleston church shooting earlier Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

At 7:01 p.m., in the midst of a series of House votes, South Carolina Republican Mark Sanford led his colleagues in observing a moment of silence for the nine victims killed June 17 in the Charleston church massacre.

Sanford, a former governor of the state, was joined on the floor by fellow South Carolina Republicans Tim Scott and Lindsey Graham, who slipped over from the Senate after business had adjourned for the day.

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June 2, 2015

Watch: House Hearing on May 12 Amtrak Crash


The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee held a hearing Tuesday on the May 12 Amtrak train crash outside of Philadelphia, which killed eight passengers and injured more than 200.

Witnesses from Amtrak, the National Transportation Safety Board, the Federal Railroad Administration and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen are expected to testify.

You can watch the hearing in its entirety below. Full story

By JM Rieger Posted at 9:51 a.m.
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March 25, 2015

Watch Live: Tom Wheeler Testifies on FCC Net Neutrality Rules


The House Judiciary Committee holds a hearing on the Federal Communications Commission’s Net Neutrality rules. Officials from the FCC, including Chairman Tom Wheeler, and the Federal Trade Commission will testify. Coverage begins at 2 p.m.

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March 17, 2015

Watch Live: Treasury Secretary Jack Lew Testifies Before House Committee


Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew will give his annual testimony to the House Financial Services Committee on the “State of the International Financial System.” Coverage begins at 10 a.m. Full story

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