House Floor Speeches

How Congressional Debate Is Supposed to Work (And How It Really Works)
 

Protesters Interrupt Floor Speech Before Tax Vote
 

Wisconsin Lawmakers Spar Over Abortion
 

Republican Chokes Up on Oregon Standoff
 

 Democrat Protests Gun Control Inaction with Silent Speech
 

House Holds Moment of Silence for Colorado Shooting Victims
 

The House held a moment of silence Tuesday for the victims of the shooting last week that resulted in three deaths at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs last week.

Ryan: No 'Religious Test' for Syrian Refugees
 

In a one-minute speech Wednesday, Speaker Paul D. Ryan touted a bill calling for a pause in in the admittance of Syrian refugees to the U.S., asserting that the screening process for refugees would be based on security, not religion.