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Tensions flare on House floor as Republicans pressure Dems to pass bipartisan border bill

Republicans on Thursday ramped up pressure on House Democrats to pass the Senate version of a $4.5 billion border bill to combat the humanitarian crisis at the southern b...

Tensions flare on House floor as Republicans pressure Dems to pass bipartisan border bill

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Tensions flare over Pelosi’s comments about four House Democratic women and border bill The speaker faced criticism from some of the four first-term lawmakers as animosity over the emergency aid package lingered in the Democratic caucus....
22:24, 07/07/2019

Pelosi under pressure after Senate passes bipartisan border funding bill The Senate passed a $4.6 billion emergency spending bill to cope with the massive surge in illegal immigrants along the border, but the bipartisan me...
22:00, 06/26/2019

White House calls on U.S. House to pass Senate's border aid bill The White House on Thursday called on the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives pass the Republican-controlled Senate's version of a bill to p...
18:00, 06/27/2019

Senate OKs bipartisan border bill after rejecting 'poison pill' House version, as clock ticks The Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a bipartisan $4.5 billion bill to combat the escalating humanitarian crisis on the southern border, m...
21:48, 06/26/2019

Nancy Pelosi says House will pass $4.6B Senate border aid bill House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said House Democrats would accept a Senate border funding bill to get humanitarian aid to migrant children quickly, even t...
23:36, 06/27/2019

House Democrats rush to pass border aid bill before July 4, Trump vows veto U.S. House Democrats said they plan to pass a $4.5 billion aid package aimed at addressing the migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border later on Tu...
23:12, 06/25/2019

Rep. Collins blasts Pelosi's remarks: Dems passed resolution they couldn't read on House floor Georgia Republican Rep. Doug Collins said Wednesday on "Fox & Friends" that Nancy Pelosi's speech on the House floor was "clearly over the line," def...
19:00, 07/17/2019

A Bipartisan Bill That Could End Our Robocall Hell Just Passed the House 429-3 Two Republicans and one independent were the only holdouts Wednesday as the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act by a ...
03:36, 07/25/2019

House Dems formally condemn Trump remarks deemed 'racist,' after dramatic floor fight over Pelosi The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives passed a resolution Tuesday evening condemning President Trump's "racist" remarks this weekend -- al...
01:12, 07/17/2019

Ocasio-Cortez: Dems ‘probably’ gave Bill Clinton a pass on harassment charges Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said that Democrats “probably” gave former President Bill Clinton a pass on his treatment of women, offering a...
22:36, 06/16/2019

House Republicans defend Trump over ‘racist’ attack on Dems Top House Republicans rallied to President Trump’s defense Tuesday ahead of a vote on a Democratic resolution condemning his attacks on four freshman...
23:24, 07/16/2019

No. 2 U.S. House Democrat hopes House will pass funding bill by Friday Steny Hoyer, the No. 2 Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives, said on Wednesday he hopes the House will pass a stopgap government funding bil...
19:12, 09/18/2019

Bipartisan retirement bill clears House, moves closer to becoming law The Secure Act will head to the Senate, where a similar bill awaits committee action. Differences in the two bills would need to be worked out before...
18:00, 05/23/2019

House Passes Bipartisan Budget Bill With Trump Support (WASHINGTON) — Observing a rare cease-fire in their battles with President Donald Trump, the Democratic-controlled House on Thursday easily pas...
07:48, 07/26/2019

Bipartisan House bill aims to curb illegal robocalls The US Senate has shown bipartisan support for a bill to crack down on robocalls, and now it's the House's turn. Energy and Commerce Commit...
21:48, 06/20/2019

House approves bipartisan budget and debt ceiling bill The Democratic-led House of Representatives passed the bipartisan budget and debt ceiling bill Thursday in a vote of 284 to 149. The legislation will...
06:00, 07/26/2019

House passes bipartisan bill to stop illegal robocalls The House has just passed a bipartisan bill created to put a stop to all the annoying and disruptive robocalls you get. Introduced by Energy and Comm...
07:36, 07/25/2019

House lawmakers unveil bipartisan anti-robocall bill Democrats and Republicans aim to outlaw a wider array of robocall practices adopted by fraudsters and legitimate businesses alike while empowering th...
03:12, 06/21/2019

House Republicans demand details on Dems' mysterious trips to Mexico Republicans on the House Oversight Committee are calling on their Democratic colleagues to provide more details about a series of trips taken into Me...
19:24, 09/09/2019

House Dems push for new AUMF before any military action on Iran, unlikely to pass The U.S. may be closer to a military conflict with Iran now more than ever. But this also means that Congress could be the closest it’s come in years...
10:00, 06/21/2019

The Latest: Dems to propose changes to Senate border bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and emergency border aid (all times local): 8 p.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Democrats will propose ch...
03:00, 06/27/2019

House Dems move on Trump impeachment, as Republicans mock ‘giant Instagram filter’ hiding disarray House Judiciary Democrats on Thursday took a big step in their Trump impeachment push as they set the ground rules for a formal committee inquiry -- ...
18:36, 09/12/2019

GOP rep explodes at Dems over ‘dehumanizing’ hearing on border crisis: ‘Put a bill up!’ Republican Rep. Doug Collins tore into Democratic colleagues Thursday at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on family separation at the border -- pa...
20:00, 07/25/2019

Border bill exposes Dems’ rift over limits of fighting Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation to provide humanitarian aid to migrants spilling across the southwest border has exposed deep and bitter division among...
07:12, 06/28/2019

House scheduled to pass 9/11 health bill on Friday WASHINGTON – The 9/11 first responders health bill will get a full House vote Friday – and is expected to pass overwhelmingly. House Majo...
01:12, 07/10/2019

House approves $19.1B disaster aid bill blocked three times by Republicans The House of Representatives approved a $19.1 disaster relief bill Monday, sending the measure to President Trump after conservative Republican lawma...
04:24, 06/04/2019

Dems trying to add ‘radical’ riders shielding illegal immigrants in border bill: GOP sources House Democrats are trying to overhaul a major border bill by attaching riders that would nullify significant parts of immigration law and protect il...
18:12, 06/18/2019

White House threatens veto on House border bill The White House threatened late Monday to veto the $4.5 billion House bill which would provide emergency funding at the border over concerns that leg...
14:24, 06/25/2019

U.S. House fails to pass disaster aid bill; second attempt likely next month The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday failed to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump, but is expected to ...
18:24, 05/24/2019

U.S. House fails to pass disaster aid bill; 2nd attempt likely next month The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday failed to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump, but is expected to ...
17:48, 05/24/2019

House poised to pass immigration bill that would protect ‘dreamers’ The American Dream and Promise Act of 2019 would grant “dreamers” 10 years of legal residence status and offer them a path to citizenship if they mee...
22:36, 06/04/2019

House Republicans block $19.1 billion nationwide disaster aid bill for third time A lone conservative objected as Democrats tried to advance long-delayed legislation that would spread more than $19 billion to U.S. states, territori...
23:36, 05/30/2019

Omar fires back after Pelosi calls out far-left Dems who voted against border bill Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., on Sunday joined Democrats who took issue with a recent interview with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who criticized the influ...
12:36, 07/08/2019

Missouri House expected to pass bill outlawing abortions at 8 weeks JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri’s Republican-led House is expected to pass a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy and the stateR...
07:12, 05/17/2019

House fails to pass $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after GOP lawmaker objects WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — For the second time in less than a week, the House on Tuesday failed to pass the Senate-passed $19 billion bill providing dis...
21:48, 05/28/2019

GOP leaders: Bevin lacks votes to pass pension bill in House FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Some top Republican lawmakers in Kentucky say GOP Gov. Matt Bevin hasn’t lined up enough votes yet to pass his pension bi...
01:12, 05/07/2019

Dems push bill on Obamacare, drug prices toward House OK WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are pushing legislation buttressing the 2010 health care law and curbing prescription drug prices toward House passage. T...
23:00, 05/16/2019

House Democrats pass bill to lower drug prices and shore up Obamacare The House of Representatives approved a three-part bill Thursday to lower prescription drug prices, along with measures to reverse Trump administrati...
02:24, 05/17/2019

Ohio House expected to pass bill to save nuclear power plants Ohio's Republican-controlled House of Representatives will likely pass a bill on Tuesday to create subsidies to avoid the early shutdown of the state...
18:24, 07/23/2019

House Democrats pass bill directing Trump to stay in Paris climate deal Only a few Republicans crossed party lines to vote for the measure, which Mitch McConnell said will ‘go nowhere’ Democrats on Thursday passed their f...
22:48, 05/02/2019

Judge tosses House Dems' lawsuit over Trump's use of emergency military funds for border wall Washington, D.C., district court Judge Trevor McFadden threw out House Democrats' lawsuit seeking an injunction against President Trump's emergency b...
04:24, 06/04/2019

House passes $4.5B border aid bill The House passed legislation Tuesday to provide humanitarian assistance for migrants at the southern border despite the White House having threatened...
07:00, 06/26/2019

U.S. House passes $4.5 billion border aid bill The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a $4.5 billion aid package to address the migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border, including...
08:36, 06/26/2019

House Democrats push through $4.5B emergency border aid bill House Democrats on Tuesday pushed through a $4.5 billion emergency border aid package after a small revolt by the progressive wing of the party threa...
09:24, 06/26/2019

Senate passes border aid bill, sends it to House The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a $4.6 billion bill to address the migrant surge at the border with Mexico, setting up a negotiation with the H...
00:00, 06/27/2019

Tensions Flare Between Trump and Fox News President Trump expressed frustration with his preferred cable channel this week, prompting two on-air personalities to say they “don’t work” for him...
00:48, 08/31/2019

House yields, sends Senate border bill to Trump The Democratic-controlled House voted Thursday to send President Donald Trump a bipartisan, Senate-drafted, $4.6 billion measure to care for migrant ...
04:00, 06/28/2019

Senate rejects House-backed version of border aid bill The U.S. Senate on Wednesday rejected a bill approved a day earlier by the House of Representatives that would have provided $4.5 billion to address ...
00:00, 06/27/2019

The Latest: White House threatens to veto border bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and immigration (all times local): 10:15 p.m. The White House is threatening to veto a $4.5 billion border b...
07:24, 06/25/2019

US Senate Passes $4.6 Billion Border Aid Bill, Sends It To House The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a $4.6 billion bill to address the migrant surge at the border with Mexico, setting up a negotiation with the H...
04:00, 06/27/2019

U.S. House passes border aid bill, Trump vows veto The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a $4.5 billion aid package to address the migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border, including...
08:36, 06/26/2019

Senate passes $4.6B emergency bill for border, at odds with House The Senate on Wednesday passed a bill authorizing $4.6 billion in emergency spending for humanitarian aid at the southern border, setting up a fight ...
00:24, 06/27/2019

House passes Senate border aid bill, sends to Trump for signature The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a Senate-passed bill providing $4.6 billion to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border ...
10:12, 06/28/2019

House Passes Senate Border Bill in Striking Defeat for Pelosi Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in a stinging defeat after a show of Democratic disunity, let a Senate border spending bill pass the House without controls tha...
23:24, 06/27/2019

House ‘Reluctantly’ Accepts Senate Version of Emergency Border Bill (WASHINGTON) — The Democratic-controlled House voted Thursday to send President Donald Trump a bipartisan, Senate-drafted, $4.6 billion measure...
03:48, 06/28/2019

In victory for Trump, U.S. House Democrats back down on border aid bill demands Democratic leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives backed down to President Donald Trump and passed a $4.6 billion aid package to address a migr...
02:36, 06/28/2019

Democratic lawmaker says House expected to vote on Senate border bill The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on Thursday on a Senate-passed border aid bill without amendments, as Democrats give up for now...
00:36, 06/28/2019

House passes Senate emergency border aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a Senate-passed bill providing $4.6 billion to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border ...
00:36, 06/28/2019

Dem-led House passes $4.5B bill to aid migrants at border, setting up showdown with GOP-led Senate The House approved its version of a $4.5 billion supplemental spending bill on Tuesday to address humanitarian issues at the U.S. southern border and...
05:48, 06/26/2019

US labels China a currency manipulator as tensions flare First such move since 1994 fulfills Trump campaign promise and comes as stock markets fallThe US has labeled China a currency manipulator, in a move ...
07:00, 08/06/2019

‘Call me,’ Trump tells Iran as tensions flare WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has a message for Iran’s leaders as tensions flare over the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program: ...
00:24, 05/10/2019

Iran-US tensions flare in the Persian Gulf: What's at stake The US has blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers in the Persian Gulf — a claim Iran denies. The dispute has raised concerns of a new conflict in the...
00:48, 06/16/2019

Senate passes $4.6 billion bill for border crisis, but key differences with House remain A photo of a father and his young daughter dead in the Rio Grande sparked urgency on Capitol Hill, but the legislation threatened to get hung up in d...
05:48, 06/27/2019

House approval of border bill triggers Democratic progressive-moderate split ‘The Squad’ accuses party leaders of caving to White HouseAmash: Pelosi making mistake on impeachmentCongressional approval for funds for the Trump a...
07:48, 07/08/2019

Tensions flare up in Bavarian asylum center after Nigerian dies Asylum seekers pelted police officers with stones and glass bottles in the Bavarian city of Regensburg as police were trying to extract a dead body. ...
03:36, 05/12/2019

Saudi Arabia oil facilities attacked, U.S.-Iran tensions flare Saudi Arabia said armed drones struck two oil pumping stations in the kingdom on Tuesday in what it called a "cowardly" act of terrorism two days aft...
22:12, 05/14/2019

US labels China a currency manipulator as trade tensions flare First such move since 1994 fulfills Trump campaign promise and comes as stock markets fall The US has labeled China a currency manipulator, in a move...
08:36, 08/06/2019

Death penalty tensions flare again on divided U.S. Supreme Court The U.S. Supreme Court's internal divisions over the death penalty were on full display again on Monday in fresh wrangling over how the justices hand...
19:48, 05/13/2019

Flare-up in trade tensions sours rate-hope rally German bond yields fell to new lows on Thursday and U.S. treasury yields resumed their fall as renewed trade tensions doused a rally fueled by hopes ...
16:24, 06/06/2019

U.S., China exchange barbs over Huawei as trade tensions flare The United States and China had a heated exchange on Thursday, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accusing the chief executive of Huawei Techno...
17:24, 05/23/2019

Mark Esper Takes Over At Pentagon As Tensions With Iran Flare Trump's new pick for Pentagon chief Mark Esper takes over as acting defense secretary on Monday -- and will quickly find himself in the hot seat on e...
03:12, 06/23/2019

House border funding bill in doubt after liberal Democrats raise sharp concerns House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) called a meeting Monday evening with members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and the Congressional Hisp...
02:48, 06/25/2019

U.S. border agency acting head leaving as House passes migrant aid funding bill The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency said on Tuesday its acting commissioner is resigning as House Democrats passed a $4.5 billion fun...
08:36, 06/26/2019

House to vote on new border bill amid outcry over conditions at migrant detention centers “Legislation is necessary,” Pelosi said in a letter to House Democrats, pointing to limits on the Trump administration that were left out of the rece...
03:36, 07/09/2019

Pelosi caves on House border bill, backs Senate version Trump supports The Democratic-controlled House on Thursday approved a bipartisan $4.6 billion Senate-drafted measure to care for migrant refugees detained at the so...
05:00, 06/28/2019

Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas at Demonstrators as Tensions Flare Police in riot gear fired tear gas to disperse protesters marching toward a major Chinese government office in Hong Kong, as authorities took a heavi...
18:24, 07/28/2019

Exclusive: UAE scales down military presence in Yemen as Gulf tensions flare The United Arab Emirates, a key member of the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen, is scaling back its military presence there as worsening U.S.-Ir...
11:36, 06/28/2019

WRAPUP 1-U.S., China exchange barbs over Huawei as trade tensions flare The United States and China had a heated exchange on Thursday, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accusing the chief executive of Huawei Techno...
17:24, 05/23/2019

Labor tensions flare at American Airlines over hundreds of canceled flights American Airlines wants the union representing its mechanics to cover the airlines' financial losses from hundreds of flight cancellations that ...
20:24, 08/14/2019

WRAPUP 2-U.S., China exchange barbs over Huawei as trade tensions flare The United States and China had a heated exchange on Thursday, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accusing Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technol...
21:36, 05/23/2019

House Passes an Emergency Funding Bill to Care for Migrant Families Detained After Crossing the Border (WASHINGTON) — It took last-minute changes and a full-court press by top Democratic leaders, but the House passed with relative ease Tuesday a ...
11:48, 06/26/2019

A bipartisan effort: States pass record number of laws to reel in drug prices So far this year, 33 states have enacted more than 50 measures to address drug prices and access. Congress is eyeing efforts to see what works. ...
13:36, 09/05/2019

Oil gains as Middle East Gulf tensions flare, Libya oil field shut Oil prices rose on Monday on concerns that Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week may lead to supply disruptions in the Middle East and af...
08:48, 07/22/2019

Oil gains as Middle East Gulf tensions flare, Libya field shut Oil prices rose on Monday on concerns that Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week may lead to supply disruptions in the Middle East and after L...
08:24, 07/22/2019

India's Priyanka stopped from visiting site of deadly shooting as tensions flare Indian police on Friday stopped opposition leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra from visiting a village where 10 tribal people were gunned down this week ove...
14:24, 07/19/2019

Democrat-led House OKs $4.5 billion bill aiding migrants at southern border, tightening oversight of detained children WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat-led House OKs $4.5 billion bill aiding migrants at southern border, tightening oversight of detained children....
04:12, 06/26/2019

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13:48, 09/01/2019

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09:48, 08/11/2019

Senate Passes Bipartisan Measure to Deliver Aid To the Border (WASHINGTON) — The GOP-held Senate on Wednesday passed a bipartisan $4.6 billion measure to deliver aid to the southern border before the gover...
01:24, 06/27/2019

Republicans raise $20.7M in June -- more than double Dems' $8.5M haul The Republican National Committee raised more than twice as much as the Democratic National Committee in June – $20.7 million compared to the DNC’s $...
17:24, 07/21/2019

McConnell urges Republicans: Hold your nose and pass budget deal Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urged Senate lawmakers to pass a massive federal spending and borrowing deal as Republicans registered their oppositi...
18:48, 07/31/2019

Bipartisan Senate deal reached on $4.5B border-humanitarian aid package Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby, R-Ala., and Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., the top Democrat on the Appropriations Committee, hav...
05:00, 06/19/2019

Bipartisan bill would handcuff Trump on China concessions Senators are introducing a bipartisan bill that would clamp down on U.S. companies from doing business with Chinese tech giant Huawei, the latest eff...
11:24, 07/16/2019

The Latest: Senate OKs bipartisan bill to care for migrants Protesters gather to demand the defunding of government agencies for border protection and customs enforcement, Tuesday, June 25, 2019, on Capitol Hi...
04:00, 06/27/2019

Bipartisan highway bill proposes $1 billion for EV charging corridors Today, a group of bipartisan senators are introducing the largest highway legislation in history. The America's Transportation Infrastructure Ac...
08:24, 07/30/2019

Senators introduce bipartisan bill to raise minimum tobacco age to 21 Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., introduced a bipartisan bill Monday seeking to raise the national legal age to pu...
02:24, 05/21/2019

Democrats pressure Republicans by advancing gun control bills U.S. Democrats in Congress, looking to heighten their profile on the hot-button issue of gun control, moved forward on Tuesday with new measures aime...
05:24, 09/11/2019

Democrats pressure Senate Republicans for gun control action U.S. Democrats sought to gain the upper hand in the gun debate with President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans on Tuesday, demanding quick action ...
00:12, 08/14/2019

How to use Excel's border options by creating a simple floor plan Applying borders to your sheets will make them more readable and easier to use. Learn how to use borders efficiently by creating a simple floor plan....
22:48, 09/05/2019

Republicans — and some Dems — stand by Acosta amid Jeffrey Epstein charges White House aides are wringing their hands over the prospect that Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta could be dethroned for his handling of previous ac...
08:00, 07/09/2019

‘Enough is enough’: Dems pressure McConnell to act on guns Several House Democrats, led by Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, descended on an empty Capitol on Tuesday to demand Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnel...
00:12, 08/14/2019

Senate passes bipartisan spending bill, avoids looming shutdown The Senate passed a budget and debt limit deal on Thursday that the Trump administration and leaders from both parties agreed to, but that left hardl...
21:12, 08/01/2019

2020 Dems unleash profane attacks on Trump, Republicans over mass shootings President Trump’s remarks Monday condemning the horrific mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton did little to quell the anger from 2020 Democratic hope...
19:00, 08/05/2019

Republicans pounce on Dems’ plan to give health insurance to illegal immigrants Republicans pounced Friday after all 10 Democrats in the presidential debate a night earlier called for extending taxpayer-funded health care for ill...
22:00, 06/28/2019

US lawmakers push bipartisan bill to raise the federal minimum buying age for tobacco to 21 A bipartisan group of lawmakers on Tuesday introduced bicameral legislation that would raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products to 21, weeks aft...
19:00, 04/30/2019

Bipartisan bill would end glitch in GOP overhaul that raised taxes on Gold Star families Lawmakers introduced bipartisan legislation Thursday that would eliminate a quirk in the tax code that has resulted in the families of lost soldiers ...
22:48, 05/02/2019

House Dems authorize subpoenas for senior White House aides' official communications The House Oversight and Reform Committee voted on Thursday to authorize subpoenas for senior White House officials’ communications via private email ...
19:48, 07/25/2019

Pressure mounts on top Republicans to condemn Trump's racist attack – live Senate and House leadership to face questions on presidentHouse to vote later on resolution that condemns TrumpSign up for the US briefing and get a ...
16:12, 07/16/2019

It’s Honestly Great That Dems Are Appealing to Trump’s Love of Photo Ops to Pass Gun Reform It’s great that what seems like a winning strategy for gun reform in this country is appealing to our braindead president’s love of photo ops. On Sun...
14:12, 09/16/2019

Bipartisan bill aims to give families of Beirut bombing victims $1.68B in Iranian funds Republicans and Democrats in both houses of Congress have drafted bills to give the families of the 241 Americans killed in the 1983 Beirut bombing a...
04:48, 05/17/2019

Senators introduce bipartisan bill to require carbon monoxide detectors in public housing A bipartisan Senate bill to require carbon monoxide detectors in public housing was introduced Thursday in the wake of multiple deaths of low-income ...
03:12, 07/19/2019

White House fires back as House Dems mull retaliation over Israel nixing Omar, Tlaib visit The White House on Monday fired back at Democrats amid reports that they may be planning retaliatory moves in Congress against two top American and I...
20:12, 08/19/2019

Couple face £1m legal bill after losing battle over noisy wooden floor A couple who were sued by their neighbour over noise from the wooden floor in their Kensington home have been left facing a legal bill of up to £1 mi...
11:24, 07/02/2019

Dems pressure McConnell to hold votes on background checks House Democrats are demanding Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell immediately return to Washington so the Senate can vote on gun control legislati...
22:36, 08/06/2019

Dems plan slice-and-dice strategy to pressure McConnell House Democrats can’t get Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to hold a vote on their biggest legislative accomplishment.So they’re going to pass...
21:48, 05/16/2019

Dems pressure congressional leaders to act on gun control and white supremacy House Democrats are demanding Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell immediately return to Washington so the Senate can vote on gun control legislati...
00:36, 08/07/2019

Senate Finance Committee unveils bipartisan bill to lower prescription drug prices for seniors Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa., and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., the committee's ranking member, have been working for several ...
22:24, 07/23/2019

Senate Finance Committee unveils long-awaited bipartisan bill to lower drug prices Chuck Grassley of Iowa Ron Wyden of Oregon introduced a long-awaited Senate bill on drug pricing Tuesday that would limit what seniors pay for their ...
20:12, 07/23/2019

Sen. Rand Paul Blocks Bipartisan Bill to Make Sure Sept. 11 Victims’ Fund Never Runs Out of Money (WASHINGTON) — A Republican senator has blocked a bipartisan bill that would ensure a victims’ compensation fund for the Sept. 11 attacks...
22:48, 07/17/2019

Graham, Blumenthal announce bipartisan bill on 'red flag' laws in wake of El Paso, Dayton shootings Sens. Lindsey Graham and Richard Blumenthal have reached a bipartisan agreement to create a federal grant program to assist states in adopting “Red F...
22:36, 08/05/2019

House floor drama during debate over Trump tweets A dramatic controversy erupted on the House floor Tuesday over Republican objections to Speaker Nancy Pelosi's remarks criticizing President Don...
05:01, 07/17/2019

Amid Bipartisan Outcry, White House Agrees to Release Ukraine Aid Two lawmakers said the administration would release $250 million, which is intended partly to train and equip Ukrainian forces defending against Russ...
00:12, 09/13/2019

Trade Tensions Keep Wall St. Under Pressure U.S. stocks struggled for direction after three days of gains on Friday, as investors weighed mixed headlines on trade, with China's aggressive stanc...
20:12, 05/17/2019

House Democrats won't hold contempt floor vote anytime soon House Democrats will not hold floor votes on contempt resolutions against Attorney General William Barr or any other Trump administration officials u...
22:12, 05/15/2019

Lone Republican blocks disaster aid package on House floor Rep. Chip Roy became the man who delayed $19.1 billion in disaster aid to communities throughout the country on Friday.House leaders had planned to p...
17:48, 05/24/2019

Nadler says Barr contempt citation will go to House floor 'rapidly' U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, after his panel voted on Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congr...
00:12, 05/09/2019

Pelosi says she would like to have U.S. debt limit proposal on House floor by July 25 U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday she would like to have a proposal on raising the U.S. debt ceiling on the House ...
20:00, 07/17/2019

House Judiciary Committee Opens Bipartisan Probe of Competition in Tech Industry The House Judiciary Committee is joining the rush to investigate big technology companies with a focus on whether increased concentration in the indu...
01:00, 06/04/2019

Tlaib ramps up pressure on 2020 Dems to ‘tax the rich’ outside Detroit debate site As the Democratic 2020 hopefuls prepare to take the stage for two nights of primary debates here in Michigan, one member of the “Squad” is keeping ca...
22:24, 07/30/2019

Daily on Energy, presented by FreedomWorks: Republicans pressure nuclear watchdog to speed up small reactor push Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
21:12, 06/26/2019

AOC blasts Republicans for ‘manufactured crisis’ at border Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez repeated her claim that US border camps are forcing migrants to drink “toilet water,” while blasting Republ...
21:48, 07/12/2019

What WAS that thing on floor when Prince Charles hosted Trump for tea at Clarence House? Prince Charles and wife Camilla hosted Trumps for tea at Clarence House, after first clearing floor of a little media litter.    ...
21:48, 06/03/2019

House minority leader blocked bipartisan effort to limit China’s role in U.S. transit The move benefited a Chinese-backed company with a plant in Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s California district and frustrated even some fellow members of the ...
06:00, 05/22/2019

Raging rep to do-nothing Dems: Do your job — that’s a border! Frustrated by yet another House Judiciary Committee meeting about the border crisis, Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) stopped his opening statement yesterda...
06:00, 07/26/2019

Senate Democrats Try to Corner Republicans on Border Emergency Democrats want a second vote on ending the emergency, a move meant to force Republicans to choose between rejecting a border wall or endorsing a plan...
02:48, 09/11/2019

Senate to try to pass border aid Wednesday, McConnell says The U.S. Senate will consider legislation to address the migrant surge at the border with Mexico later on Wednesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McC...
20:12, 06/26/2019

House thrown into chaos after Pelosi decries Trump's 'racist' tweets on floor UPDATE 5:35 p.m.: The House voted along party lines to allow Speaker Nancy Pelosi to refer to President Donald Trump's tweets about minority Democrat...
01:12, 07/17/2019

Anthony Scaramucci was fired from the Trump White House after 11 days. Now, he’s convening A-listers for bipartisan healing. “The Mooch,” as he became known, hosted officials from the Obama and Trump administrations this week in Las Vegas, including the former chief of staf...
01:48, 05/11/2019

Dems, Republicans slam ‘unregulated’ facial recognition technology: ‘Time for a time out’ In a rare show of Capitol Hill bipartisanship, Democrats and Republicans on the House Oversight Committee voiced concern over the increasing use of u...
01:12, 06/05/2019

Oregon Senate Republicans end walkout over carbon bill SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republican lawmakers returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon emissions bil...
22:00, 06/29/2019

Florida lawmakers pass bill that allows teachers to arm themselves Florida lawmakers on Wednesday approved a bill that would allow teachers to carry firearms in response to the 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Dougl...
15:48, 05/02/2019

Cuomo doubts ‘right to die’ bill will pass this year ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he’s not optimistic that legislation allowing the terminally ill to request life-ending medicati...
12:48, 05/29/2019

Sen. McSally: Dems must stop 'obstructing' at the border Sen. Martha McSally, R-Arizona, called for Democrats to "stop obstructing"  any solutions to the security and humanitarian issues on the U.S.-Mexico ...
00:36, 05/08/2019

Bill Weld 'thrilled' other Republicans are challenging Trump in primary Former Massachusetts governor – and longshot primary challenger against President Trump for the Republican nomination – said Sunday that he is “thril...
17:00, 08/26/2019

Alabama lawmakers pass bill to get around same-sex marriage licenses Alabama lawmakers approved a proposal Thursday to stop issuing marriage licenses after several years of conservative probate judges refusing to issue...
00:24, 05/25/2019

Alabama lawmakers pass another contentious abortion bill A week after Alabama passed one of the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion laws, lawmakers approved a bill to criminalize doctors who don't make ...
19:12, 05/23/2019

California lawmakers pass bill to protect sex workers California lawmakers passed a bill this week that protects sex workers from arrest for reporting rape as sexually transmitted diseases statewide have...
21:36, 07/11/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Trade tensions, weak oil pressure most major Gulf markets The Abu Dhabi and Dubai stock markets dropped sharply on Thursday, affected by global trade tensions and falling oil prices, which sent most Middle E...
16:24, 05/09/2019

Dems agree to billions in humanitarian aid for southern border Democratic leaders have agreed to fund a portion of the White House’s emergency funding request to address the surge of migrants at the southern bord...
03:12, 05/17/2019

Civil rights legend Rep. John Lewis attacks Trump's tweets in emotional House floor speech Georgia congressman and civil rights icon John Lewis joined his Democratic colleagues in support of the resolution condemning President Trump's tweet...
04:24, 07/17/2019

Trump urges lawmakers to pass new NAFTA before infrastructure bill U.S. President Donald Trump wrote in a letter to Democratic congressional leaders that lawmakers should pass the United States-Mexico-Canada trade pa...
06:00, 05/22/2019

Louisiana lawmakers pass bill to ban abortions as early as six weeks The Louisiana House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to prohibit abortion after detection of an embryonic heartbeat, which can occur as early as...
02:36, 05/30/2019

Louisiana lawmakers pass bill to ban abortions as early as 6 weeks The Louisiana House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to prohibit abortion after detection of an embryonic heartbeat, which can occur as early as...
01:24, 05/30/2019

Florida lawmakers pass bill allowing more armed teachers TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — More Florida classroom teachers could carry guns in school under a bill passed Wednesday by state lawmakers, the latest response ...
13:00, 05/02/2019

State lawmakers expected to pass bill to ban declawing of cats ALBANY — Lawmakers are expected to pass a law Tuesday to make New York the first state in the nation to ban declawing of cats. Violators would face a...
22:00, 06/04/2019

More House Republicans Ask: Why Win Re-election When You Can Retire Instead A majority of the Republicans planning to leave the House could have easily held onto their seats — but they most likely didn’t want to suffer any mo...
21:36, 09/06/2019

Republicans eke out a House win that gives them reason for worry The victory in a special election confirmed trends in the Trump era: Republicans dominate in rural areas while Democrats increase their hold in the s...
05:12, 09/12/2019

House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citiz...
10:36, 06/05/2019

Dems to force another vote on Trump's border emergency declaration Senate Democrats will force Republicans to vote again on President Donald Trump’s contentious national emergency declaration in the next month.Trump ...
00:00, 09/11/2019

Dems summon DHS leaders to testify amid border firestorm House Democrats on Tuesday summoned a pair of top Homeland Security officials to testify on Capitol Hill amid a political firestorm over recent migra...
00:00, 07/03/2019

Top Dems make final pitch to caucus for border compromise House Democrats will soon vote on a move that some of its members once considered unthinkable: Delivering billions of dollars to the Trump administra...
13:48, 06/21/2019

Indians To Benefit As US Lawmakers Pass Bill To Remove Cap On Green Cards US lawmakers have passed a Bill aimed at lifting the current seven percent country-cap on issuing Green Cards, a development which would benefit thou...
08:12, 07/11/2019

N.Y. lawmakers pass bill to release Donald Trump's state tax returns The New York Senate approved a bill Wednesday giving state lawmakers access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns -- fiscal records the presi...
05:00, 05/09/2019

Fire union calls on tightwad senators to pass 9/11 victims bill New York’s firefighters union demanded that the US Senate pass a bill Tuesday supporting 9/11 first responders, after a pair of penny-pinching Republ...
23:36, 07/22/2019

White House threatens to veto House bill aimed at improving treatment of migrant families The White House threatened Monday to veto a Democratic-written $4.5 billion bill aimed at improving the treatment of migrant families detained after ...
07:00, 06/25/2019

Trump’s tweet derails House bill opposed by lobbyist with close White House ties Matthew Schlapp is lobbying for the operator of two casinos that could lose business if H.R. 312 is passed. Schlapp’s wife, Mercedes, is White House ...
01:24, 05/09/2019

Dems to yank bill to raise congressional pay after backlash House Democratic leaders are postponing consideration of a bill that would include a pay raise for members of Congress, after facing a major backlash...
04:36, 06/11/2019

Graham: Republicans likely to take back the House in 2020 Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. advised President Trump to "be quiet" and show up for reelection in 2020, responding to policies that Democrats are propo...
08:48, 07/12/2019

White House keeps Republicans in suspense over guns Pat Toomey thinks the Senate can get to 60 votes on expanding background checks on firearm sales. Lindsey Graham says a deal on red flag laws is immi...
08:01, 09/11/2019

Trump: Dems could help solve border crisis in '15 minutes to an hour' with one WH meeting President Trump said Democrats could stop stonewalling over immigration and solve the issue with just a quick meeting, in remarks broadcast Sunday wi...
04:36, 06/17/2019

Rep. Lesko: Dems favor political theater over real issues like the border House Judiciary Committee member Rep. Debbie Lesko accused Democrats of trying to "undermine" the president and avoid working on important issues lik...
02:48, 05/09/2019

Trump rips Dems over border crisis, says migrants should stay home President Trump dismissed the Democrats who exposed often-squalid conditions at detention facilities for illegal immigrants on the southern border as...
23:36, 07/03/2019

Dems fire back after DHS bars staff from visiting border facilities House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings on Thursday fired back after the Department of Homeland Security barred Democratic staff from visi...
19:00, 08/29/2019

Trump bashes Warren, calls on Republicans to vote against Native American land bill President Trump urged congressional Republicans on Wednesday to vote against a bill that would keep the reservation of a Native American tribe in Mas...
21:00, 05/08/2019

Florida lawmakers pass bill prohibiting plastic straw bans in cities Florida lawmakers on Tuesday passed a bill stating local governments could not enforce plastic straw bans over the next five years, refusing to get s...
19:24, 05/01/2019

Ohio may pass bill to save state's nuclear power plants over the weekend A committee in the Ohio Senate could vote on a nuclear bailout bill this weekend that would enable the full state legislature to pass legislation ove...
01:24, 06/29/2019

California Lawmakers Pass Bill Allowing College Athletes To Profit From Endorsements The California State Assembly on Monday passed a bill that would allow college athletes to sign endorsement deals. SB 206, the Fair Pay To Play Act, ...
18:36, 09/10/2019

Dems look to modify Dreamer bill to break internal logjam House Democratic leaders are eyeing changes to legislation to protect “Dreamers” in a bid to resolve an intraparty dispute that’s stalled a key piece...
01:36, 05/09/2019

Dems press Trump to suppport background check bill Democrats are pressing President Donald Trump to intervene with Senate Republicans and demand passage of a bipartisan bill to expand background check...
10:36, 09/10/2019

Bill Maher: 2020 Dems just need to 'come off less crazy' then Trump -- and 'they're blowing it!' Before closing his show Friday night, "Real Time" host Bill Maher urged the 2020 Democrats to "come off less crazy" than President Trump in order to ...
09:36, 08/03/2019

Sanders, Dems tout bill to cancel student debt Sen. Bernie Sanders and House progressives unveils legislation to cancel all student debt, going farther than a signature proposal by Sen. Elizabeth ...
01:00, 06/25/2019

Dems narrow immigration bill to ease tension with centrists House Democratic leaders have backed away from a major clash with their centrist wing over immigration, agreeing to winnow down a sweeping bill that ...
19:48, 07/25/2019

Republicans hold North Carolina US House seat Conservative Republican Dan Bishop won a special election Tuesday for an open House seat in North Carolina, averting a demoralizing Democratic captur...
08:48, 09/11/2019

Republicans revolt against White House budget plan Senate Republicans are rebelling against the Trump administration’s proposed fix to a fiscal pile-up this fall, rejecting a one-year stopgap funding ...
01:12, 07/04/2019

House Republicans balking as budget vote looms GOP leaders — with some help from President Donald Trump — are scrambling to round up Republican support for a two-year, $2.7 trillion budget deal as...
19:48, 07/25/2019

Deprived of Power, House Republicans Head for the Exits Six House Republicans announced retirements over the last two weeks, making the road to a G.O.P. majority that much steeper and the conference that m...
02:00, 08/03/2019

House Republicans want Mueller to testify despite Trump opposition House Republicans say they're eager for special counsel Robert Mueller to testify about the findings of his investigation into links between Presiden...
06:24, 05/07/2019

Guatemalan migrants vow to keep trying to reach US border after Mexico ramps up pressure President Trump’s effort to reduce illegal immigration is showing results far south of the border, with Mexico and Guatemala stepping up efforts to d...
01:12, 06/18/2019

Harry Reid rips Dems over 'Medicare-for-all,' border policies: 'Of course' it will hurt us in 2020 Former Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid had some harsh words for his party's presidential candidates, rejecting some of their health care and immi...
20:48, 08/20/2019

Restrictive abortion bill weighs on Alabama Republicans, who struggle with lack of exceptions for rape, incest Vote scheduled for Tuesday could secure an almost all-out ban on abortion amid hopes the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the case and overturn Roe v. Wa...
10:48, 05/14/2019

Alabama lawmakers pass bill that order chemical castration for child sex crime convicts MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WVTM) – Under a bill recently passed by Alabama lawmakers, a court would order chemical castration for someone convicted of a...
01:00, 06/05/2019

New York lawmakers pass bill allowing Congress to access Trump’s state tax returns New York state's legislature on Wednesday passed a bill that would make it easier for U.S. congressional committees investigating President Donald Tr...
02:00, 05/23/2019

New York Dems take heat for bill prying loose Trump’s tax returns New York Democrats are facing furious condemnation from Republicans over legislation that would create a backdoor method for lawmakers on Capitol Hil...
22:48, 05/09/2019

Bernie Sanders, Bill de Blasio are least-liked 2020 Dems, poll finds Former Vice President Joseph Biden is the only presidential contender going into the 2020 election with clear positive favorability ratings, Quinnipi...
00:48, 05/22/2019

Senate meeting erupts as Graham clashes with Dems over asylum bill: 'You're not going to take my job!' The Senate Judiciary Committee erupted with infighting Thursday as a top Republican lawmaker pushed legislation aimed at crafting new rules for asylu...
21:12, 08/01/2019

Dems settle differences, push forward on bill to protect Dreamers House Democrats are moving ahead with a key bill to offer protections to Dreamers after largely settling an intraparty squabble over citizenship rig...
05:24, 05/15/2019

Bill Maher: Dems shouldn't be 'pecking' at Biden if he's the only one who can beat Trump "Real Time" host Bill Maher warned Democrats on Monday not to "peck" former Vice President Joe Biden if he's the only 2020 candidate who can defeat P...
13:12, 06/11/2019

Dems threaten to block defense bill absent Iran debate Democratic opposition to moving forward on defense legislation without an Iran debate is rising in the Senate, raising the prospect that the party wi...
22:00, 06/25/2019

Senate Republicans Warn White House Against Mexico Tariffs In a contentious meeting at the Capitol, Senate Republicans told senior White House officials that they are prepared to resist tariffs on Mexico if P...
00:36, 06/05/2019

U.S. House panel debates gun control, Democrats pressuring Republicans U.S. Democrats, looking to heighten their profile on the hot-button issue of gun control, moved forward on Tuesday with new measures aimed at curbing...
00:49, 09/11/2019

House Republicans criticize Rep. Tlaib over remarks on Holocaust, Israel The Democratic lawmaker spoke of the suffering of her Palestinian ancestors and the creation of the state of Israel. Republicans called her remarks a...
04:36, 05/13/2019

U.S. House Republicans ask to review Amazon Web Services after Capital One breach Amazon.com Inc was asked by Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday to brief them on security protocols for its cloud storage s...
22:48, 08/01/2019

House Democrats and Republicans agree: Senior vacancies at DHS is a cause for concern House Democrats and Republicans are in agreement that the large number of senior leadership vacancies within the Department of Homeland Security are ...
14:24, 05/02/2019

House Republicans try to spin Trump's foreign dirt comment Amid blistering bipartisan criticism of President Donald Trump’s willingness to accept dirt on his 2020 rivals from foreign adversaries, House Republ...
01:12, 06/14/2019

House Democrats, Republicans unite to repeal ObamaCare 'Cadillac Tax' An overwhelming bipartisan majority of the House of Representatives voted Wednesday to repeal the Affordable Care Act's so-called "Cadillac Tax" more...
06:36, 07/19/2019

Ahead of House hearing, Republicans sharpen knives for Mueller Robert Mueller stayed mum for nearly two years in the face of repeated verbal attacks on his integrity by President Donald Trump and his conservative...
03:36, 07/24/2019

House Republicans to strip Rep. Amash of committee assignment after he quits GOP The Michigan congressman left the party last week and switched his affiliation to independent. Republicans are looking to replace him on the Oversigh...
23:36, 07/08/2019

White House tries to rally Republicans around changes to legal immigration system But with little support among Democrats for such a dramatic overhaul the effort serves as primarily a political document that Trump and Republicans c...
04:12, 05/08/2019

Missouri House expected to pass abortion ban at 8 weeks JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s Republican-led House is expected to pass a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy and the stat...
07:36, 05/17/2019

House Democrats tell McConnell: Pass stricter gun laws now More than 200 members pressed the Republican leader to bring the Senate back from its August recess to approve a measure expanding background checks ...
09:24, 08/08/2019

House Dems Are Getting Serious About Trump's Taxes Fed up with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin’s almost-certainly-illegal stonewalling of their request for six years of President Donald Trump’s taxes...
01:12, 05/11/2019

Border Patrol commissioner demands Congress pass emergency funding amid surge in migrant children As members of Congress continue a war of words about the surge in illegal immigration, a dilemma over what to do specifically with young, unaccompani...
23:36, 06/21/2019

Dems slam DHS plan to have troops boost border wall's 'aesthetic appearance,' reports say U.S. military personnel will spend the next month painting the border wall, reports said Wednesday. But at least two Democrats spoke out against the ...
14:36, 06/06/2019

Trump: Dems have turned border into 'Disneyland,' says Perry Mason needed to win court fights President Trump told "Sunday Morning Futures" that illegal immigrants are pouring into the country at unprecedented rates "because our economy is so ...
17:12, 04/28/2019

'Fox & Friends' looks back on Dems' claims of 'manufactured' border crisis: 'How quickly they've changed their tune' The hosts of "Fox & Friends" took a look back Wednesday at the many Democrats who blasted President Trump for what they insisted was a "manufactured ...
17:36, 07/03/2019

Pressure on Hong Kong rises over China extradition bill The center of Hong Kong remained tense as opposition to the draft extradition bill allowing people to be sent to China continued. International conce...
11:00, 06/13/2019

Illinois Republicans push bill to separate Chicago from rest of state: Rural areas 'not being equally represented' Some Illinois Republicans believe the state's rural areas are not getting fair representation due to the city of Chicago's outsize influence and are ...
17:48, 05/20/2019

Oregon's Senate Democrats lack votes to pass controversial climate bill, chamber's leader says An Oregon climate change bill that prompted 12 Republican lawmakers to flee the Statehouse in Salem last week has hit yet another snag: Senate Presid...
05:48, 06/26/2019

Congressional Dems propose carbon tax bill, claim it would cut emissions 100 percent by 2050 Three congressional Democrats proposed a gradually-increasing carbon tax Thursday that they claimed would meet their ambitious goal of cutting carbon...
00:24, 07/26/2019

Bill Maher says Amy Klobuchar would be solid 'compromise' choice for Dems' 2020 nomination "Real Time" host Bill Maher said Friday that Democrats could be heading toward a contested 2020 convention and suggested that Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-M...
12:36, 09/14/2019

US Says "Concerned" Over Rising Tensions On Israel-Lebanon Border The United States voiced concern Sunday after Israel and Hezbollah exchanged fire along the Lebanese border, slamming the "destabilizing role" of Ira...
05:00, 09/02/2019

U.S. backs Israel's right to self-defense in Lebanon border tensions The U.S. government voiced concern on Sunday about growing tensions on the Israeli-Lebanese border, underscoring its support for Israel and warning L...
22:36, 09/01/2019

House Intel Republicans offer rare praise for Adam Schiff President Donald Trump and Republicans have harangued House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, accusing him of lying to the country and dem...
15:48, 05/10/2019

Republicans hope Trump’s closing argument secures win in N.C. House race Voters cast their final ballots Tuesday in a long-disputed race that has proved surprisingly competitive despite Trump easily winning the district in...
15:24, 09/10/2019

Trump urges House Republicans to back U.S. government spending deal Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives should vote for a two-year deal to fund the federal government and extend the nation's borrowing aut...
18:00, 07/25/2019

House Republicans plan yearly retreat in Baltimore despite Trump’s attacks The GOP’s choice of venue could present a difficult situation for Trump. Sitting presidents customarily speak each year at their party’s House retrea...
23:12, 07/29/2019

House Democrats aim to pass aid package addressing migrant surge U.S. House Democrats said they plan on Tuesday to pass a $4.5 billion aid package aimed at addressing the migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border,...
18:12, 06/25/2019

House Dems wrangle over whether to impeach Trump Stunned by the extent of the White House's blanket refusal to comply with oversight by Congress, House Democrats are wrangling over whether to m...
01:36, 05/15/2019

House Dems Beginning to Suspect They Are Actually Powerless As the White House continues to stonewall Congress’ efforts to conduct anything remotely resembling oversight, at least one Democratic representative...
01:12, 05/11/2019

Majority of House Dems now support 'Medicare-for-all' The single-payer health care plan known as "Medicare-for-all" now enjoys support from more than half of Democrats in the House of Representatives, wi...
19:24, 09/09/2019

Katie Pavlich calls out AOC, Ilhan Omar, other liberal Dems for 'cynical ploy' on border funding Fox News contributor Katie Pavlich said Tuesday that she believes liberal Democrats like Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar are using a "c...
22:12, 06/25/2019

Bowing to pressure, Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday indefinitely delayed a proposed law that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic ret...
14:36, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong on edge as pressure grows to delay fugitive bill Pressure on Hong Kong's chief executive Carrie Lam has been mounting, with signs emerging that she may delay an unpopular extradition bill that has d...
04:36, 06/15/2019

Brusque to bruised: Hong Kong's Lam caves to pressure on extradition bill With an escalating U.S. trade war, a faltering economy and tensions in the South China Sea vexing her bosses in Beijing, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam ...
19:24, 06/15/2019

International Pressure Is Growing on Hong Kong Over the Controversial Extradition Bill International pressure on Hong Kong is mounting after police Wednesday deployed tear gas and rubber bullets against protesters opposing a controversi...
12:00, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong lets protesters' deadline to scrap extradition bill pass, setting stage for further demos Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam appeared to ignore a Thursday deadline set by some protesters to withdraw an extradition bill that she promoted then post...
13:12, 06/20/2019

Ocasio-Cortez demands McConnell stop 'giving bogus excuses' and pass gun background check bill In the wake of the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., slammed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McC...
04:12, 08/05/2019

House Republicans to challenge Trump appointee over his report urging Conway’s firing Special Counsel Henry Kerner, who recommended that presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway be fired for violating a law that bans partisan politics i...
01:48, 06/26/2019

Three Republicans join House Democrats to rebuke Trump on Paris climate agreement House Democrats rebuked President Trump for rejecting the Paris Agreement Thursday, passing a bill that would bar him from taking the U.S. out of the...
22:24, 05/02/2019

Republicans Melt Down After House Democrat Calls Child Migrant Deaths 'Intentional' Republican members of the House Homeland Security Committee voted to remove Illinois Rep. Lauren Underwood’s comments from the congressional record o...
16:12, 05/23/2019

Pathetic: Mom And Dad Are Trying To Pass Off The Trip To Grandma's House As This Year's Family Vacation If you were getting your hopes up that the family would actually go somewhere cool like the Bahamas or Hawaii this summer, you can think again, becau...
23:36, 06/10/2019

Mexico detains 791 migrants on 4 trucks amid U.S. pressure to stem illegal border crossings Mexico said Sunday it detained nearly 800 migrants crammed into four trucks amid heightened pressure from the Trump administration to stem the number...
06:24, 06/17/2019

House Dems to vote on resolution condemning Trump House Democrats are planning a vote on a resolution that condemns President Donald Trump's racist comments about four congresswomen of color. A ...
22:36, 07/16/2019

House Dems pick party unity over ICE fight House Democratic leaders are likely to duck what could be their best chance to force President Donald Trump to fix squalid conditions at the border, ...
14:48, 07/13/2019

Sen Graham: House Dems trying to 'destroy' Trump presidency House Democrats are looking to "destroy" the Trump presidency with a continued effort to revive the Mueller report, this according to Sen. Lindsey Gr...
04:36, 06/11/2019

House Dems on brink of minimum wage victory House Democratic leaders are on the cusp of a long-awaited victory on the party’s signature $15-an-hour minimum wage bill, overcoming months of sharp...
15:24, 06/20/2019

Tom Homan on explosive battle with AOC, House Dems: This is when I broke, I'd 'had enough' Former Acting ICE Director Tom Homan blasted House Democrats for pushing a "false narrative" during an explosive hearing in which he clashed with Rep...
14:36, 07/15/2019

House Dems threaten to hold Barr in contempt The House Judiciary Committee on Thursday inched closer to holding Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for refusing to comply with ...
17:36, 05/02/2019

Bill de Blasio: Dems too focused on trying to impeach Trump, but Mueller report showed 'impeachable offenses' Democrats should spend less time talking about impeaching President Trump and more time focusing on the things that really matter, according to New Y...
03:00, 06/07/2019

Dem-led House clears Trump-backed budget and debt limit package, most Republicans oppose House lawmakers on Thursday passed a budget and debt deal that that received bi-partisan support and the strongest endorsement yet from President Tru...
00:24, 07/26/2019

Climate hawk House Republicans oppose Trump rollback of Obama methane rule Leading House Republicans who back federal policies to curb climate change say they oppose the Trump administration's move Thursday to eliminate dire...
01:48, 08/30/2019

House Dems Try to Squash Green New Deal With Bogus Alternative A federal Green New Deal has remained a dream-like idea since Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Massachusetts Democratic Senator Ed Marke...
19:48, 07/24/2019

Maryland Dems elect first black, female house speaker Maryland lawmakers have elected Adrienne Jones as the state speaker of the House of Delegates -- making her the first African American and the first ...
00:00, 05/03/2019

House Dems eye $1 trillion ‘minibus’ in first step to avoid shutdown The House will likely take up a roughly $1 trillion funding package next week, marking an aggressive first step by Democrats to avert yet another par...
20:12, 06/03/2019

House Dems to Finally Clarify Their Efforts to Impeach Trump After months of sending mixed signals and adopting confusing messaging, House Democrats may soon provide some clear answers about whether or not they...
23:36, 09/07/2019

The Latest: White House blasts Dems’ Barr hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a House Judiciary Committee hearing about the attorney general’s handling of the special counsel’s Russia...
16:00, 05/02/2019

House Dems seek Kavanaugh’s records under George W. Bush WASHINGTON — Two Democrats on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, including the panel’s chairman, asked the National Archives on Tuesday for records ...
15:00, 08/07/2019

House Dems set to subpoena Kushner, Sessions and 10 other Mueller witnesses The House Judiciary Committee will vote on Thursday to authorize subpoenas for 12 of former special counsel Robert Mueller's witnesses — including Pr...
18:12, 07/09/2019

House Dems Set Contempt Vote For Barr Over Mueller Report WASHINGTON (AP) – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Monday scheduled a vote this week to hold Attorney General William Barr ...
18:12, 05/06/2019

Dems set hearing for ex-White House lawyer over Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary panel has set a May 21 hearing for testimony from former White House counsel Don McGahn, a key figure in specia...
17:12, 05/14/2019

House Dems defend Nancy Pelosi amid spat with AOC A number of Democrats stood by Nancy Pelosi Thursday after Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accused the speaker of singling her out based on race. “I th...
08:36, 07/12/2019

Reacting to McConnell, Baier says House Dems 'don't believe the case is closed’ Fox News Chief Political Anchor Bret Baier said on “The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino” on Tuesday that “House Democrats don't believe the case is c...
00:36, 05/08/2019

Acting Customs and Border Protection commissioner to leave as immigration tensions escalate John Sanders, acting commissioner of the Customs and Border Protection agency, will leave his post amid reports of a troubled facility.   ...
23:48, 06/25/2019

House Republicans, seeking path back to majority, vow to try again on scrapping health-care law, curbing deficits Health care remains an albatross for the GOP, two years after the Affordable Care Act replacement effort sputtered. So does the national debt, which ...
17:12, 09/14/2019

House Dems use Obama-era photos to promote ‘kids in cages’ hearing Democrats on the House Oversight Committee have deleted tweets that promoted an upcoming Wednesday afternoon hearing on “kids in cages” after being c...
17:00, 07/10/2019

White House accuses Dems of Russia investigation overkill, vows no ‘do-over’ The White House is pushing back against the slew of Russia probe-related document requests from Democrats on Capitol Hill, accusing the chairman of t...
20:36, 05/15/2019

House Dems set Barr contempt vote on Mueller report for next week The House will vote next week to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with a subpoena for special counsel...
00:36, 06/04/2019

Dems launch secret-money ad blitz to back House majority Top Democratic strategists are launching a new outside group that can raise and spend unlimited money to tout issues that helped candidates flip the ...
05:24, 07/26/2019

House Dems to hold Barr, Ross in contempt over census question House Democrats are moving to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena se...
00:36, 06/04/2019

House Dems delay votes on tribal bills after Trump lashes out Democratic leaders pulled a pair of tribal bills from the House floor Wednesday to avoid their failure after President Donald Trump — echoing complai...
01:36, 05/09/2019

House Dems seek Mueller evidence to decide on Trump impeachment Two days after former special counsel Robert Mueller testified in the Senate, the House judiciary committee said Friday it wants access to grand jury...
09:12, 07/27/2019

House Dems renew probe on hurricane response in Puerto Rico WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats on the House Oversight Committee are seeking documents from the Trump administration. The panel is renewing an inquiry in...
01:12, 05/07/2019

House Dems could retaliate against US and Israel ambassadors after banned visit: report House Democrats are reportedly considering retaliatory moves against two top American and Israeli diplomats in response to Israel’s decision to block...
05:24, 08/18/2019

Hong Kong braces for more protests as political pressure builds to delay or scrap extradition bill As Hong Kong braces for another round of protests, there were signs among the city's political leaders that the proposed extradition bill that ...
17:36, 06/14/2019

President Donald Trump urges House to pass budget deal, suspend debt ceiling The House will vote Thursday on a two-year budget proposal to raise spending caps and again suspend the U.S. debt ceiling, moves intended to head off...
19:24, 07/25/2019

Judge Orders White House Reinstate Press Pass of Reporter Who Feuded With Sebastian Gorka A federal judge on Wednesday blocked the White House’s decision to revoke Playboy White House correspondent Brian Karem’s press pass, a decision whic...
17:48, 09/04/2019

Coward Republicans in the Oregon State Senate Are Still Hiding From State Police After Killing Climate Bill Shit is really getting wild in Oregon (and, I guess, directly outside of it). Last Thursday, 11 Republicans in the state senate managed to help kill ...
05:36, 06/27/2019

House Democrats Feel Little Pressure From Voters to Impeach Trump In town hall-style meetings and meet-and-greets across the country, constituents criticized President Trump. But they are more concerned with matters...
16:36, 04/28/2019

Iran 'nuclear blackmail' must be met with international pressure: White House Iran's plan to exceed internationally agreed curbs on its stock of low-enriched uranium amount to "nuclear blackmail" and must be met with increased ...
18:00, 06/17/2019

House Dems subpoena full Mueller report, following Barr contempt vote The House intelligence committee has subpoenaed the Justice Department for special counsel Robert Mueller's full, unredacted report and underlying ev...
04:00, 05/09/2019

House delays legal action against Barr as Dems secure 'key' Mueller evidence House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said on Monday that he has decided to postpone legal action against the Justice Department for access...
20:24, 06/10/2019

Hope Hicks rejects Dems' claim that she misled House Judiciary Committee Attorneys for former White House communications director Hope Hicks on Thursday said the longtime confidante of President Donald Trump stands by her ...
01:12, 08/16/2019

House Dems warn Omar in 'imminent danger' after Trump rally chants House Democrats erupted in fury Thursday over President Donald Trump’s attacks on freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar at his reelection rally, fearful that crow...
21:24, 07/18/2019

White House slams Dems for making shootings about Trump, fundraising off tragedy The White House hit back Tuesday at Democratic presidential candidates who have faulted President Trump’s rhetoric and even branded him a racist in t...
17:48, 08/06/2019

House Dems to probe Trump’s alleged role in hush-money payments The House Judiciary Committee plans to launch an investigation this fall into President Trump's alleged role in hush-money payments his former attorn...
00:00, 09/04/2019

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi blasts Trump pressure on Fed over interest rates The U.S. Federal Reserve should be independent and not under the influence of President Donald Trump in setting monetary policy, House of Representat...
20:24, 06/19/2019

House Democrats in Trump districts resist liberal pressure on impeachment Of the 31 Democrats who represent districts that Trump won in 2016, only two have endorsed an impeachment inquiry despite a summer campaign by the le...
18:36, 08/31/2019

Alabama Lawmakers Pass Marriage License Workaround Bill That Accommodates Judges Opposing Same-Sex Marriage (MONTGOMERY, Ala.) — After some conservative Alabama probate judges stopped issuing marriage licenses over the issue of same-sex marriage, stat...
05:24, 05/24/2019

McGahn sued by House Dems seeking his testimony, as possibility of impeachment proceedings looms The House Judiciary Committee filed a complaint in federal court Wednesday aimed at forcing former White House counsel Donald McGahn to testify, sayi...
06:36, 08/08/2019

House votes to raise minimum wage, uniting Dems after months-long struggle The House on Thursday passed legislation to gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, following through on a key Democratic campaign ...
21:24, 07/18/2019

Trump legal team slams House Dems for investigating possible Russia probe obstruction Trump campaign lawyers slam House Democrats after a report that they are investigating possible 2016 obstruction saying, “Instead of addressing impor...
09:24, 05/15/2019

Rep. Cohen: '80-90 percent' of Dems on House Judiciary Committee ready to push for Trump impeachment House Judiciary Committee member Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn, claimed on Tuesday evening that "80-90 percent" of the fellow Democrats who sit on committ...
04:48, 05/22/2019

Impeachment push raises political concerns for House Dems, even as GOP retirements give boost House Republicans are facing a steep climb to regain the majority in 2020, as mounting retirements in the party complicate their efforts to wrest the...
22:12, 09/15/2019

Trump voices optimism on aid bill for border President Donald Trump voiced optimism on legislation to provide billions in humanitarian aid to stem the immigration crisis at the southern border. ...
23:24, 06/26/2019

‘A great job done by all’, Trump says after $4.6B border bill passes The bipartisan legislation contains more than $1 billion to shelter and feed migrants detained by the border patrol and almost $3 billion to care for...
03:00, 06/28/2019

Senate approves its own version of border aid bill The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a bill that would grant $4.6 billion for border aid in a bid to stem illegal migration across the country's sou...
00:00, 06/27/2019

The Latest: Pelosi presses for changes to border bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the border relief package (all times local): Noon House Speaker Nancy Pelosi choked back tears over the ...
19:48, 06/27/2019

Mark Meadows: House Intel Dems held open hearing to 'try to resurrect the Mueller narrative' House Democrats held an open hearing on the Mueller report for the purpose of reinvigorating their "narrative" against President Trump, Rep. Mark Mea...
09:36, 06/13/2019

House Dems to vote on holding Barr, McGahn in contempt, seeking to keep Mueller spotlight alive The Democrat-led House of Representatives is set to vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Do...
04:48, 06/04/2019

House Dems subpoena Corey Lewandowski, Rick Dearborn in ongoing Trump obstruction probe The House Judiciary Committee on Thursday subpoenaed former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and former top White House aide Rick Dearborn fo...
01:12, 08/16/2019

House Dems vote to subpoena Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner for personal emails, texts The House Oversight Committee voted along party lines Thursday to authorize subpoenas for personal emails and texts used for official business by top...
10:12, 07/26/2019

AOC and Other Democrats Are Rebelling Against Nancy Pelosi's Border Bill Amid the rush to deliver more funds to the border to assist crowded facilities, where lawyers have reported seeing children taking care of toddlers,...
21:24, 06/25/2019

Border aid bill faces standoff in Congress over protections WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is at a standoff over a $4.6 billion aid package for the southern border, House Democrats saying a Senate measure doesn...
11:36, 06/27/2019

House Speaker Pelosi calls on U.S. to de-escalate tensions with Iran U.S. House of Representatives' Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday called for the United States to de-escalate tensions with Iran, after top lawmakers a...
00:36, 06/21/2019

Three House panels probe Trump, Giuliani pressure on Ukraine to hurt Biden's campaign The investigation comes several weeks after Giuliani reportedly urged a top representative of Ukraine's new president to probe if Biden's o...
18:12, 09/09/2019

House Democratic leaders face pressure to impeach Trump post-Mueller hearings The growing momentum comes as the first ad featuring clips from the testimony of former special counsel Robert S. Mueller III is being broadcast on t...
02:24, 07/31/2019

Chuck Schumer faces liberal ire over border bill ‘betrayal’ Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is facing a lingering political backlash from liberal House Democrats over his role in the passage of a bipartis...
22:48, 07/01/2019

Senate Democrats introduce bill to end family separations at border Senate Democrats introduced a bill Thursday calling for the end of family separations at the U.S. border with Mexico, as well as bolstering health an...
00:00, 07/12/2019

‘Everyone hates this place’: Border bill tears apart Democratic caucus Democrats broke into open warfare Thursday over Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s surrender to the Senate’s emergency border aid package, with the caucus’ long-...
04:36, 06/28/2019

U.S. House passes pro-Taiwan bills, amid trade tensions with China The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday unanimously backed legislation supporting Taiwan which faces military and diplomatic pressure from China...
05:12, 05/08/2019

Hope Hicks slams 'chaos' created by Steele dossier in testimony before House Dems; WH blocks dozens of questions In lengthy and sometimes contentious closed-door testimony on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, former top White House adviser Hope Hicks took a shot at the...
08:00, 06/21/2019

'I Don’t Believe the Administration on Anything': Ilhan Omar on Debt, the Debates, and the Awful Border Bill Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota has only been in Congress for fewer than six months, but already, she’s made one of the biggest splashes in a high-profi...
21:48, 06/28/2019

‘A betrayal’: Inside the bitter rift between Pelosi and Schumer over border bill The sudden dispute between the two most powerful Democrats in the country is remarkable given their long history of cooperation and could have seriou...
05:48, 06/29/2019

Trump unveils immigration and border security bill in Cabinet meeting U.S. President Donald Trump presented a bill to his Cabinet on Tuesday aimed at boosting border security and overhauling the current immigration syst...
21:00, 07/16/2019

New Bill Would Require Agents to Actually Have Probable Cause to Search Electronic Devices at the Border Customs officials at the border don’t need a warrant or probable cause to search your electronic devices, an invasive practice that has only spiked i...
04:48, 05/23/2019

Ocasio-Cortez urges White House to ‘put down its saber’ amid Iran tensions As bellicose rhetoric between the US and Iran mounts, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez urged Team Trump to “put down its saber.” “This administration ne...
16:48, 06/21/2019

US to house more immigrants in tents at the border The U.S. government is opening two new facilities that could start taking immigrants Thursday. The facilities in El Paso, Texas and the Rio Grande Va...
13:00, 05/03/2019

GOP rep unveils bill to implement DNA testing at border, as officials warn of ‘child recycling’ As the Trump administration speaks out on the problem of child trafficking at the southern border, one Texas lawmaker is responding with a bill that ...
19:24, 07/22/2019

Sen. John Kennedy: AOC's 'hypocrisy is breathtaking,' slams Dem for opposing border funding bill Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., is harming the effort to solve the border crisis and is being hypocritical in her criticism of federal agents,...
02:24, 06/26/2019

McConnell says he'll bring up 'freestanding' bill to address humanitarian crisis at border: 'What's the objection?' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on "Fox & Friends" Monday that Democrats have been less helpful than Mexico when it comes to addressing t...
16:36, 06/17/2019

Lindsey Graham proposes strict immigration bill amid border crisis Sen. Lindsey Graham debuted a new immigration bill on Wednesday to tackle the "perfect storm brewing at the border," taking aim at Central American m...
01:00, 05/16/2019

White House considers banning all 5G technology made in China amid trade tensions The move would require telecom giants like Nokia and Ericsson to move production out of China to keep serving the U.S.      ...
04:36, 06/24/2019

What Does the House Retirement Bill Mean For You? The retirement bill the House of Representatives passed on Thursday includes an assortment of changes for participants in 401(k) plans and owners of ...
23:24, 05/23/2019

The House and Senate Have Separate Plans for Border Aid. Here’s What’s Different. Both chambers have put forward their own versions of legislation that would allocate $4.5 billion and fulfill the Trump administration’s request for ...
05:36, 06/25/2019

Ocasio-Cortez defiant in face of criticism for opposing border $$ bill while decrying conditions Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is firing back at accusations of hypocrisy for railing against conditions in migrant detention centers, after having vo...
17:36, 07/03/2019

Graham unveils bill to end asylum claims at US border, return minors to home countries Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., on Wednesday unveiled a bill that would end asylum claims from Central America at the border and return unaccompanied mi...
20:36, 05/15/2019

Trump’s emergency border wall declaration to fuel partisan fighting in defense bill Democrats and Republicans are also expecting bitter partisan disputes over the nuclear arsenal, the Pentagon’s overall budget, and the detention faci...
13:36, 06/11/2019

Flag burned in front of White House as tensions mount ahead of Trump's 'Salute to America' Multiple protestors were arrested in front of the White House on Thursday after an American flag was set ablaze in protest to President Trump’s “Salu...
02:24, 07/05/2019

House Democrats unveil $4.5 billion border measure WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats have unveiled a $4.5 billion measure to respond to the growing humanitarian crisis at the southern border and to th...
19:12, 06/21/2019

The big border supplemental would do a lot more to house migrants than its February predecessor The Department of Homeland Security is pushing Congress for 10 times the supplemental border funding it received in February, and a good chunk of tha...
23:00, 06/27/2019

House to vote again to block Trump's border emergency The House plans to vote again to block Donald Trump’s plan to divert billions of Pentagon dollars to his border wall, forcing Republicans to pick sid...
19:24, 09/12/2019

The Latest: House OKs $19.1 billion disaster aid bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House vote on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill (all times local): 7 p.m. The House has given final approval to a...
02:12, 06/04/2019

House Panel Advances Robocall Bill Phone carriers under the legislation would be required to use technology to prevent the misleading modification of caller ID information, or spoofing...
05:48, 06/26/2019

The Latest: GOP again blocks disaster aid bill in House WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the disaster aid bill (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Another attempt to pass a $19 billion disaster aid bill in the Hou...
23:48, 05/30/2019

House Democrats Demand More Control Over Border as Impasse Deepens Democrats moved to add an amendment to a Senate border-spending bill, inserting tougher oversight and health standard protections. Senate Republicans...
17:12, 06/27/2019

House inches toward 11th hour deal on aid for border crisis House Democratic leaders are close to completing a long-awaited deal with Republicans to deliver billions in emergency aid to the southern border, wi...
20:24, 06/19/2019

White House Asks Congress for Billions More in Border Funding The White House asked Congress on Wednesday for $4.5 billion in emergency funds to deal with an influx of migrants and asylum seekers at the Mexican ...
20:36, 05/01/2019

House Democrats sidestep border wall fight until November House Democrats have largely agreed to punt an ugly border wall fight with Donald Trump until November, likely averting a shutdown this month — as lo...
13:24, 09/17/2019

House Democrats suspend work on retooling border aid legislation U.S. House Democrats on Thursday suspended work on legislation to retool Senate-passed border aid legislation, a Democratic aide said. The Democrats ...
00:36, 06/28/2019

House expected to try again on disaster bill stalled by lone GOP rep The House on Tuesday is expected to try again to move a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, days after it was unexpectedly stalled by a lone Republican ...
17:12, 05/28/2019

NY bill to let US House see Trump’s state returns narrowed ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A proposal that would grant congressional committees access to New York state tax returns filed by President Donald Trump is bein...
22:24, 05/20/2019

Disaster aid bill worth $19.1 billion blocked again in House The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday failed again to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump after a Repub...
20:48, 05/28/2019

House to vote on stopgap bill to avert shutdown The House will return to Washington next week with plans to swiftly pass a bill to keep the government open past Sept. 30, marking the first step to ...
01:12, 09/06/2019

House passes $19B disaster aid bill over Trump opposition The House has passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild ...
19:36, 05/10/2019

House Democrats will vote on bill exploring reparations House Democratic leaders on Wednesday committed to a floor vote for legislation to study reparations for the descendants of slaves — a historic move ...
20:24, 06/19/2019

The House Passed a Bill That Would Protect Millions of Immigrants The House has passed a bill that would offer more than 2 million undocumented migrants a path to permanent residency, despite the fact that it will c...
02:12, 06/05/2019

LGBTQ anti-discrimination bill passes House The House passed a bill Friday, 236-173, extending federal anti-discrimination protections to LGBTQ Americans.The Equality Act, sponsored by Rep. Dav...
00:12, 05/18/2019

House bill targets illicit use of Pentagon networks Bipartisan legislation introduced Tuesday in the House seeks to stop the use of Department of Defense computer networks for sharing child pornography...
01:00, 07/03/2019

Early version of U.S. House bill seeks to bar F-35 from Turkey A U.S. House of Representatives committee on Tuesday released an early version of a spending bill that seeks to prevent the shipment of F-35 fighter ...
01:12, 05/15/2019

House overwhelmingly approves funding bill for 9/11 victims The House on Friday overwhelmingly passed a bill to reauthorize the compensation fund for victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, after come...
21:36, 07/12/2019

House approves sweeping bill to expand gay rights WASHINGTON-- Democrats in the House approved sweeping anti-discrimination legislation Friday that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT peopl...
20:36, 05/17/2019

US House Committee To Hear Bill Proposing DC Statehood WASHINGTON (AP) — The House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform is set to hold a hearing on a bill proposing Washington, D.C., be re...
13:24, 05/31/2019

Bill de Blasio could lose his job over White House bid if he’s not careful Mayor Bill de Blasio’s presidential dreams had better not make him too neglectful of his day job -- or he could lose it, under a never-used clause in...
00:00, 05/19/2019

House approves $17.2B disaster aid bill for Puerto Rico The House on Friday passed a $17.2 billion disaster relief bill to help rebuild in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, over objections from President Dona...
22:00, 05/10/2019

The Latest: House approves $4.5 billion bill to aid migrants WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on funding to aid migrant families detained after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local): 8 p.m. Democrats ha...
04:12, 06/26/2019

House set to approve sweeping bill to expand gay rights WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats in the House are poised to approve sweeping anti-discrimination legislation that would extend civil rights protections to...
07:36, 05/17/2019

House rejects two AOC amendments to limit Trump border crisis crackdown The Democratic-led House rejected Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez-led efforts Friday to curb President Trump’s border crackdown. Two amendments Ocasio-...
22:36, 07/12/2019

AOC Slams ‘Manufactured Cruelty’ at US Southern Border in Testimony Before House Panel Four Democratic congresswomen shared harrowing accounts about conditions facing migrant detainees at the southern border before a House panel Friday,...
03:48, 07/13/2019

Texas Latina Emerges as House’s Voice of Passion and Reason on the Border Representative Veronica Escobar, at ease on both sides of the southern border, has become a voice of authority and emotion on the migrant issues roil...
03:36, 07/12/2019

White House asks Congress for $4.5B to cover aid, security at U.S.-Mexico border The White House on Wednesday sent a request to Congress for $4.5 billion in emergency funds to cover humanitarian assistance and beef up security at ...
19:24, 05/01/2019

House Adds New Policy Restrictions Ahead of Border Funding Vote House Democrats pressed toward a vote on $4.5 billion in humanitarian aid to address the plight of migrants at the southern border, as leaders moved ...
22:12, 06/25/2019

Judge rejects House Democrats' attempt to block border wall A federal judge in Washington on Monday denied a request by House Democrats to block President Donald Trump from transferring funds from appropriated...
01:00, 06/05/2019

Mexican police find 75 migrants in border town safe house Mexican federal police have found 75 Central American migrants hidden at a safe house in a border town outside Reynosa, across the border from McAlle...
04:48, 08/21/2019

House Speaker Pelosi blasts Trump for 'sowing chaos over the border' U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in Washington, on Friday said President Donald Trump was "sowing chaos over the border" with his th...
03:00, 06/01/2019

North Carolina ‘bathroom bill’ sponsor bidding for US House RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina legislator best known as the architect of the state’s so-called bathroom bill three years ago is racking ...
19:12, 05/11/2019

House passes bill opposing Israel boycott — despite AOC’s ‘no’ vote WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a resolution to oppose the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions moveme...
04:48, 07/24/2019

Texas House Oks school safety bill after mass shooting AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A bill that would “harden” Texas campuses with increased security and a boost in student mental health resources has...
23:48, 05/21/2019

House passes first-ever bill to outlaw LGBT-based discrimination For the first time ever, the U.S. House passed a bill Friday that bars discrimination against persons in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender c...
20:48, 05/17/2019

The Latest: House Democrats OK bill boosting health care law WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on House health care legislation (all times local): 6 p.m. Democrats have pushed legislation through the House that woul...
01:48, 05/17/2019

House passes bill to extend 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund WASHINGTON — The House passed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill to permanently fund cash payments for first responders, their families and other...
21:48, 07/12/2019

Jon Stewart: House passes 9/11 victims compensation bill, but 'none of us feel like the job is done' The House of Representatives' reauthorization of the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund is an achievement but not the end of activists' work, according t...
22:48, 07/12/2019

House panel will hold hearing on bill proposing statehood for DC WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform is set to hold a hearing on a bill proposing Washington, D.C., be recogni...
14:48, 05/31/2019

House backs Paris agreement in first climate bill in a decade The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed its first climate-change bill in a decade, voting 231-190 to require that Trump administration k...
01:24, 05/03/2019

U.S. House committee rejects low-yield nukes in defense bill The House Armed Services Committee rejected two Republican amendments in defense appropriations for additional funding and deployment of low-yield n...
23:24, 06/13/2019

House GOP education bill moving forward as teachers protest CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Despite teacher protests, Republicans in the West Virginia House of Delegates have advanced their wide-ranging education pro...
04:48, 06/18/2019

House defense bill's liberal provisions face the ax in the Senate House Democrats passed a major defense policy bill Friday loaded with liberal provisions that sets up a clash with both Democrats and Republicans in ...
23:48, 07/12/2019

Brexit: House of Lords approves bill to block no deal The UK House of Lords has approved a bill that aims to block the possibility of a no deal Brexit happening in October. The bill is expected to pass i...
10:00, 09/07/2019

House Sends Long-Delayed $19.1B Disaster Aid Bill To Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — A long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill has sailed through the House and headed to President Donald Trump for his expected s...
15:12, 06/04/2019

House passes $1T spending bill as budget talks resume WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has passed a $1 trillion spending bill that amounts to an opening bid in a guns vs. butter fight wi...
22:00, 06/19/2019

U.S. House passes bill to repeal drilling in Alaska refuge The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill to reverse a 2017 law that allows oil and gas drilling in part of Alaska's Arctic Nationa...
23:24, 09/12/2019

White House threatens to veto aid bill for migrant families WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House veto threat is raising fresh questions about the fate of a House bill that would provide $4.5 billion to improve the ...
07:24, 06/25/2019

U.S. House Democrats introduce bill to fund government until November 21 Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a stopgap government funding bill on Wednesday that would maintain current spending levels ...
01:48, 09/19/2019

House passes bill to raise minimum wage to $15 per hour The Democrat-controlled House on Thursday passed legislation raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour, ​but it’s not expected to find any suppor...
22:12, 07/18/2019

Republican House member introduces bill to boost U.S. 5G presence A Republican lawmaker on Monday introduced legislation to boost the presence of U.S. firms in global industry standards bodies to combat China's risi...
23:36, 07/15/2019

Senate passes long-delayed $19 billion disaster relief bill after Democrats force GOP to drop Trump border aid request WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate passes long-delayed $19 billion disaster relief bill after Democrats force GOP to drop Trump border aid request....
23:00, 05/23/2019

Treatment of Migrant Children at Border Is ‘Child Abuse,’ Says House Committee Chairman (WASHINGTON) — The chairman of a House committee says the treatment of children at the U.S.-Mexico border amounts to “government-sponsore...
02:36, 07/11/2019

Judge rejects House Democrats' request to block border wall funding A federal judge rejected a request by House Democrats to block President Donald Trump from using $6.1 billion of unappropriated funds to construct a ...
09:12, 06/04/2019

U.S. border patrol faces probe; White House bashes asylum ruling The acting head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has ordered an investigation into reports that border patrol agents have been posting off...
18:00, 07/03/2019

Tucson Border Patrol gets shout out from White House for recent drug seizure TUCSON – Tucson Sector Border Patrol received some national spotlight Thursday after the White House went to social media to thank Arizona U.S....
21:12, 08/02/2019

U.S. House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025 - a big win for A...
18:36, 07/18/2019

House Democrats introduce climate-focused infrastructure bill with $33B for renewables House Democrats in the energy committee released an infrastructure bill on Wednesday focused on combating climate change that would dedicate tens of ...
01:36, 05/16/2019

U.S. House passes $4.5B emergency funding bill for migrant care crisis It took last-minute changes and a full-court press by top Democratic leaders, but the House passed with relative ease Tuesday a $4.5 billion emergenc...
06:00, 06/26/2019

House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025 - a big win for A...
18:24, 07/18/2019

Trump pledges veto of House defense bill, wants more military spending U.S. President Donald Trump's administration said on Tuesday he would veto a $733 billion defense bill being considered by the House of Representativ...
01:48, 07/10/2019

Space Force back in House version of defense policy bill Democrats and Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee have agreed on a slimmed-down version of President Trump's Space Force and plan to ad...
23:12, 06/10/2019

U.S. House passes debt limit and spending bill, sends to Senate The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved bipartisan legislation to increase federal spending over the next two years on discretionary d...
01:24, 07/26/2019

U.S. House backs Paris agreement goals in first climate bill in a decade The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed its first climate change bill in a decade, voting 231-190 to require the Trump administration to...
19:12, 05/02/2019

House passes bill to protect election systems, but Senate passage is unlikely The House passed a bill that would require states to strengthen their voting systems from hacking. Known as the SAFE Act (HR 2722), the chamber appro...
09:00, 06/28/2019

House Democrats introduce a bill to tighten airport security stings The bill would establish standards for TSA’s covert testing, and require TSA to track and report its progress in resolving security vulnerabilities i...
22:36, 06/26/2019

House Passes LGBTQ Civil Rights Bill in Historic Vote The House of Representatives passed a sweeping LGBTQ protection bill on Friday, thanks to support from most congressional Democrats and nearly total ...
19:48, 05/17/2019

House passes bill that would block enforcement of new SEC investor protection rule One of the amendments attached to an appropriations bill would prohibit the Securities and Exchange Commission from implementing and enforcing its "R...
22:36, 06/26/2019

Austrian lower house backs bill banning all uses of weedkiller glyphosate Austria's lower house of parliament on Tuesday approved a bill banning all uses of the weedkiller glyphosate, amid concerns that the chemical can cau...
19:00, 07/02/2019

U.S. House passes Trump-backed spending and debt limit bill The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation touted by President Donald Trump that would accelerate rising federal budget deficit...
01:24, 07/26/2019

$19 billion disaster bill once again blocked in House by a lone Republican lawmaker The House failed for the third time to approve a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after another GOP congressman dissented – delaying the passage of th...
23:24, 05/30/2019

Trump to sign 9/11 victims fund bill Friday at White House President Donald Trump will hold a bill-signing ceremony Friday for a new law guaranteeing financial support to 9/11 first responders and other victi...
21:00, 07/24/2019

Disaster bill clears U.S. House amid feud over Puerto Rico aid The U.S. House of Representatives approved a multibillion-dollar disaster relief bill on Friday, continuing a quarrel with President Donald Trump and...
19:24, 05/10/2019

No. 2 U.S. House Republican unsure if Trump, lawmakers can reach agreement on gun bill The second-ranking Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Tuesday he was not sure whether President Donald Trump would be able to co...
05:24, 09/11/2019

U.S. House passes $15 minimum wage bill — now faces Republican-led Senate Even though the bill has little chance of passing the Republican-led Senate, or being signed into law by U.S. President Donald Trump, the outcome pus...
03:12, 07/19/2019

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday that grants protection for Dreamers The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday that grants protection for Dreamers. The bill would guarantee that undocumented immigrants wh...
07:36, 06/06/2019

House passes bill offering 2 million migrants a chance at citizenship Measure to protect Dreamers and others stands little chance of passing but highlights Democrats’ push for immigration reformDemocrats shunned a White...
03:48, 06/05/2019