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House Erupts in Chaos During LGBT Vote
 

House Stands Down on Women in the Draft
 

After the Senate Armed Services Committee approved a provision in the defense authorization bill that would require women to register for the draft, the Rules Committee watered down the language of the House version of the bill, downgrading that requirement to a mere study.

While most Democrats were expected to vote in favor of adding women to the draft, many Republicans voiced opposition. Sen. Ted Cruz even suggested supporters of the measure were “nuts.”

David Hawkings’ Whiteboard: What is Regular Order?
 

David Hawkings’ Whiteboard: What is Regular Order?
 

Sanders Campaign: Party Lost 5 Percent of Iowa Vote
 

The Iowa Democratic Party has informed the campaigns of Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernard Sanders that it has no results for 90 precincts across the state, which could account for as much as 5 percent of the total vote. What’s more, the party has asked the campaigns for help in getting a tally for those missing results.

“We are, right now, calling all our precinct captains on precincts where we have knowledge of what’s missing, to report what we think happened there,” a visibly irate Robert Becker, Sanders’ state director told Roll Call after Sanders’ speech at the Holiday Inn near the Des Moines airport.

Murkowski on Energy Bill: ‘We Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Amendments’
 

As debate on an energy bill begins in the Senate, Energy and Natural Resources Chairwoman Lisa Murkowski said Wednesday that members are encouraged to bring amendments on the legislation to the floor.

“We shouldn’t be afraid of amendments,” Murkowski said.

Senate Democrats Want Amendments on Refugee Bill
 

Kerry Blasts Senate on Nominations Hold Up
 

Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday that the Senate’s inability to bring a vote to the floor to fill a number of vacant diplomatic positions is hurting the nation’s efforts against the Islamic State.

Pelosi: North Korea Sanctions to Receive Bipartisan Support
 

Senate Passes Omnibus