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Lawmakers seek extension of teacher tax credit

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) on Wednesday called on members of the House to support a bill to permanently extend a tax credit for teachers, in order to help reimburse them for school supplies they buy with their own money.

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Senate passes bill to protect Supreme Court Justices

The Senate passed a bill Tuesday that would provides police protection for Supreme Court Justices.

Through a unanimous consent agreement, the Senate passed H.R.2922, which extends through Dec. 29, 2019, the authority of the Supreme Court Police to protect, in any state, the Justices of the Supreme Court.

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House posts one-month farm bill extension

The office of the House Majority Leader on Tuesday evening posted a six-page bill that would extend federal farm, agriculture and nutrition programs for one month, through the end of January.

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Democrats release Thursday's convention schedule

Democrats released their official schedule for the final night of convention events.

The release of the schedule was delayed until 3:30 p.m., just an hour before speeches start. Previous days’ schedules were posted the night before.

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