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The House considers a bill that would provide a four-month suspension of the nation’s debt limit and would condition a long-term increase on adoption of a budget in each chamber of Congress.
The Senate continues negotiations on changes to filibuster rules.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton testifies in hearings for both chambers about the attacks in Benghazi, Libya.House
Convenes at 9 a.m. for legislative business.
First votes expected 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Last votes expected Noon to 1 p.m.
Under a closed rule:
HR 325 — Short-term debt limit increaseHearings
Armed Services holds a hearing on sexual misconduct by basic training instructors at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. 10 a.m., 2118 Rayburn
Foreign Affairs holds a hearing on its investigation into the attacks in Benghazi, Libya. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton testifies. 2 p.m., 2172 RayburnOrganizational Meetings
The following committees meet to organize and adopt committee rules for the 113th Congress:
Natural Resources — 9 a.m., 1324 Longworth
Science, Space and Technology — 9 a.m., 2318 Rayburn
Transportation and Infrastructure — 10 a.m., 2167 Rayburn
Homeland Security — 10 a.m., 311 Cannon
Judiciary — 10 a.m., 2141 Rayburn
Financial Services — 10 a.m., 2128 Rayburn
Appropriations — 11 a.m., 2359 Rayburn
Agriculture — 11 a.m., 1300 Longworth
Small Business — 1 p.m., 2360 RayburnSenate
Convenes at 9:30 a.m.Hearings
Foreign Relations holds a hearing on its investigation into the attacks in Benghazi, Libya. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton testifies. 9 a.m., 216 Hart
Judiciary holds a confirmation hearing on pending judicial nominations. 10 a.m., 226 Dirksen