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HouseLive.gov

April 26, 2010

Today, the Office of the Clerk beta launched HouseLive.gov–a streaming video feed of the House Floor:

Screen shot of House floor feed from HouseLive.gov

The site also hosts searchable and downloadable video archives going back to the start of the 111th Congress (January 6, 2009) and has a highlighted archive for events like the State of the Union and Chancellor Angela Merkel’s address to Congress last year:

Screen shot of State of the Union video

The video archives are also cross-referenced with the legislative floor proceeding summary so you can skip ahead in the video archive on any given day by clicking the part of the debate you are interested in. For example, this is last Wednesday’s debate of the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act–legislation that enhances health services for the 1.8 million women veterans, expands mental health services, and provides new support for families and others who care for disabled, ill, or injured veterans:

Screen shot of House Floor video on April 21st

If you’re an RSS user, you can also subscribe to the audio or video feeds or create your own RSS feed by keyword. Check it out at HouseLive.gov»