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The House considers a bill that would require the president to submit a supplemental budget to reach balance if the one he submits for fiscal 2014 does not show a path to a balanced budget.

The Senate is not in session while the parties hold their policy retreats. The chamber reconvenes at 9:30 a.m. Thursday and resumes consideration of a bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act for five years.


Convenes at 9 a.m. for legislative business.

First and last votes expected: 11 a.m.-noon

Under a structured rule:

HR 444 — Requiring president to submit a budget that shows eventual balance


Financial Services holds a hearing on the financial situation at the Federal Housing Administration. 9 a.m., 2128 Rayburn

Science, Space and Technology holds a hearing on the role of research and development in competitiveness. 9:30 a.m., 2318 Rayburn

Energy and Commerce meets to discuss and adopt the committee’s oversight plan for the 113th Congress. 9:30 a.m., 2123 Rayburn


Not in session.

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