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Today in Congress - Sept. 15

POSTED: September 15, 2008, 12:00 am

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Monday September 15, 2008

Committee Highlights

Hearings

House Committee on Rules
Chairwoman Rep. Louise M. Slaughter (D-NY)
The Capitol: H-313
5:00 p.m.
Hearing on a bill (H.R. 6842) to require the District of Columbia to make changes to its laws regarding the use and possession of firearms to comply with the Supreme Court decision in District of Columbia v. Heller.

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