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The House meets at 12:30 p.m. ET today. Four bills under suspension are scheduled for votes.

The Senate convenes at 2 p.m. to resume the motion to proceed to H.R.1388, a bill to reauthorize and reform national service laws. At 6 p.m., a roll call vote will be held on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R.1388.

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  March 23, 2009; 7:25 AM ET
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Hopefully by redefining the way that funds are distributed through the GIVE act, it will help build programs where people’s needs are met. There needs to be a bigger drive in our society to help those in need, I would know as I am interning for an organization that helps fight global poverty. There are 963 million people that go to sleep hungry every night, and 25,000 that die every day from hunger and malnutrition. The Borgen Project (www.borgenproject.org) has some great ideas to help educate the countries that are home to all those suffering through hunger and to give them the tools and resources to grow sustainable food sources. Hopefully by passing H.R. 1388 it will help Americans to come up with innovative ways to help the people in need.

Posted by: cougar_gal06 | March 23, 2009 12:24 PM | Report abuse

"Forced volunteer?".Thats how it reads to me.Shady administration enacting this.I will fight tooth and nail to keep my child out of this and out of my community.Wake up sheep.

Posted by: thatguy0075 | March 24, 2009 2:57 PM | Report abuse

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