For the first time, the televised House debate was translated in sign language.
In the House debate, some argued that 49 days was not enough time.
The House debate opened a new front in the political and policy fight over groups with religious affiliations receiving federal money for social programs.
In the House debate, each party used somewhat contradictory arguments.
The issue of criminal appeals was not mentioned in the House debates.
It is far from clear what will emerge from the House debate.
The House debate came as a new campaign season was already well underway and promising to be the most costly yet.
In House debate today, few lawmakers spoke against the bill.
The Clinton education proposal never even came up in the House debate.
But environmentalists see the House debate as an opportunity for strengthening the legislation.