114 1 hour, 3 minutes House Proceeding Morning Hour The House met for Morning Hour, during which members spoke on a variety of topics. 29 6 minutes House Highlight Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer on Sequestration Representative Steny Hoyer (D-MD) spoke about the potential impact of budget sequestration due to take place March 1. 83 22 minutes House Proceeding House Session, Part 1 The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a legislative session. 73 4 hours, 14 minutes House Proceeding House Session, Part 2 The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a legislative session. 23 1 hour, 9 minutes House Highlight House Rule Debate on Federal Worker Pay Freeze The House debated the rules for considering legislation that would extend a pay freeze for federal workers, including congressmen, through December 31, 2013. The debate also included a bill that would condemn North Korea for a nuclear test.