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The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the Federal Government of the United States. The legislature consists of two chambers: the House of Representatives and the Senate.

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Polling underway for bypoll to 2 key assembly constituencies in Karnataka

A fierce campaign was witnessed in the two constituencies -- Kundgol and Chincholi - both held by Congress.
DNA - Published

Lawbreakers to lawmakers? The 'criminal candidates' standing in India's election

India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has one unwanted lead in this month's general election race - according to data from an electoral watchdog it is fielding the most candidates among the major..
Reuters - Published

Videos for United States Congress

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin Rejects House Subpoena For Trump Tax Returns [Video]U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin Rejects House Subpoena For Trump Tax Returns

According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that he would not meet a congressional demand for six years of President Donald Trump's tax returns, all but..

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Mnuchin defies House subpoena for Trump's tax returns [Video]Mnuchin defies House subpoena for Trump's tax returns

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday that he would not meet a congressional demand for six years of President Donald Trump's tax returns, all but guaranteeing a federal court battle..

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Trump's Diversion of Billions For Border Wall Faces First U.S. Court Test [Video]Trump's Diversion of Billions For Border Wall Faces First U.S. Court Test

According to Reuters, U.S. President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration to divert more than $6 billion to build a wall on the border with Mexico faced its first court test on Friday. The..

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U.S. Nears Removal of Tariffs On Canada, Mexico Metals [Video]U.S. Nears Removal of Tariffs On Canada, Mexico Metals

According to Reuters, the United States is close to a deal to remove tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and Mexico, which could help the three countries’ trade pact get ratified in the..

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Elizabeth Warren Introduces A Plan To Protect Access To Abortion [Video]Elizabeth Warren Introduces A Plan To Protect Access To Abortion

According to Business Insider, Elizabeth Warren just introduced a plan to protect abortion access even if Roe v. Wade is overturned. Warren wants Congress to codify the protections of Roe v. Wade into..

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Trump's Emergency Border Wall Funds At The Center Of A Court Hearing [Video]Trump's Emergency Border Wall Funds At The Center Of A Court Hearing

According to Reuters, U.S. President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration to divert more than $6 billion to build a wall on the border with Mexico will face its first test in court on..

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U.S. Judge To Consider Bid To Block Trump's Emergency Border Wall Funds [Video]U.S. Judge To Consider Bid To Block Trump's Emergency Border Wall Funds

U.S. President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration to divert more than $6 billion to build a wall on the border with Mexico will face its first test in court on Friday. States and advocacy..

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Sources Claim U.S. Congress To Receive Classified Briefing On Iran Next Week [Video]Sources Claim U.S. Congress To Receive Classified Briefing On Iran Next Week

According to a report by Reuters, on Thursday, congressional sources claim that officials from US President Donald Trump's administration will conduct classified briefings on the situation with Iran..

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Trump Pitches U.S. Immigration Overhaul Looking To 2020 Election [Video]Trump Pitches U.S. Immigration Overhaul Looking To 2020 Election

According to a report by Reuters, on Thursday, President Donald Trump proposed overhauling the US immigration system to favor young, educated, English-speaking applicants instead of people with family..

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Trump unveils immigration plan favoring skills [Video]Trump unveils immigration plan favoring skills

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he wants to overhaul the immigration system to favor young, educated, English-speaking applicants with job offers instead of people with family ties to..

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Pelosi calls WH letter to Nadler 'a joke' [Video]Pelosi calls WH letter to Nadler 'a joke'

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday blasted the letter sent from the White House on Wednesday to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler 'as a joke' after the White House, in the..

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Pelosi calls WH letter to Nadler 'a jokePelosi calls WH letter to Nadler 'a joke"

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday blasted the letter sent from the White House on Wednesday to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler 'as a joke' after the White House, in the..

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Congress has not approved war against Iran: Pelosi [Video]Congress has not approved war against Iran: Pelosi

The Trump administration does not have congressional authorization to go to war against Iran, the Democratic leader of the U.S. House of Representatives said on Thursday amid escalating tensions in the..

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New NAFTA Bill Sees Some Light [Video]New NAFTA Bill Sees Some Light

On Wednesday top lawmakers in both parties expressing new hope that President Trump's North American trade pact could be ratified by Congress this year. Politico reports that key officials negotiating..

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Justice Department Claims Trump Is Too Busy To Provide His Business Records [Video]Justice Department Claims Trump Is Too Busy To Provide His Business Records

According to CNN, President Donald Trump has made yet another move to prevent Democrats in Congress from getting his business records. After a morning court hearing where Trump sought to hold off the..

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Judge Sets Up Lengthy Legal Battle Between Congress, Trump's Lawyers Over Tax Returns [Video]Judge Sets Up Lengthy Legal Battle Between Congress, Trump's Lawyers Over Tax Returns

President Donald Trump faced his first major legal test Tuesday, over whether he can continue his strategy of stonewalling Congress. According to Business Insider, Congress is seeking to investigate..

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U.S. House Panel Requests White House Provide Nondisclosure Agreements [Video]U.S. House Panel Requests White House Provide Nondisclosure Agreements

According to Reuters, Democratic Representative Elijah Cummings on Tuesday reissued a request made last year for copies of the nondisclosure agreements signed by White House staffers under President..

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Trump gets day in court to fight House subpoena [Video]Trump gets day in court to fight House subpoena

A federal judge on Tuesday said financial records from U.S. President Donald Trump’s long-time accounting firm would be part of a “proper subject of investigation” by Congress, appearing to side..

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Democrats Do Battle With Trump Over Financial Records [Video]Democrats Do Battle With Trump Over Financial Records

According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, a federal judge said that financial records from US President Donald Trump's accounting firm would be a 'proper subject of investigation' by Congress,..

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Trump praises Hungary's anti-immigration PM [Video]Trump praises Hungary's anti-immigration PM

U.S. President Donald Trump praises Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban during a White House meeting, brushing off concerns about threats to democratic norms in the central European country. Vanessa..

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Schiff proposes daily $25K contempt fine [Video]Schiff proposes daily $25K contempt fine

A senior Democratic lawmaker has proposed issuing a daily fine on U.S. officials who stonewall congressional investigations. Nathan Frandino has more.

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U.S. House Could Slap $25,000 Per Day Contempt Fines On Trump Advisers [Video]U.S. House Could Slap $25,000 Per Day Contempt Fines On Trump Advisers

According to Reuters, a senior Democratic lawmaker has suggested fines of $25,000 a day for contempt on U.S. officials who stonewall congressional investigations of President Donald Trump and his..

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Mueller Won't Testify Next Week [Video]Mueller Won't Testify Next Week

According to Reuters, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Friday said that U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller will not testify before Congress next week. Nadler told reporters that he..

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Pelosi agrees that country is in a constitutional crisis [Video]Pelosi agrees that country is in a constitutional crisis

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that she agreed with U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler that the country was in a constitutional crisis and she..

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U.S. House panel readies contempt vote against Barr over Mueller report [Video]U.S. House panel readies contempt vote against Barr over Mueller report

On Monday congressional Democrats moved closer to citing Attorney General William Barr for contempt of Congress over his failure to give them an unredacted version of the Mueller report, which is..

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Ready to lead coalition if given a chance: Congress

The Congress Friday said it is committed to constituting a progressive and secular government and ready to lead a coalition, a day after its senior leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said the party is not averse..
IndiaTimes - Published

Sunny Deol approaches HC 'fearing misuse of official machinery' by Cong in polls

Actor and BJP candidate from Gurdaspur Sunny Deol Friday moved the Punjab and Haryana high court here "fearing misuse of official machinery" by the ruling Congress and sought adequate measures,..
DNA - Published

Goa CM disagrees with Gadkari, says GSM won’t eat BJP votes

A day after Union minister Nitin Gadkari said that former RSS chief and GSM candidate Subhash Velingkar would “divide the BJP vote and get the Congress candidate elected”, chief minister Pramod..
IndiaTimes - Published

If Indira can be given credit for 1971 war, why not Modi for Balakot: Jitendra Singh

Singh, the minister of state in the Prime Minister's Office, said, that throughout the Lok Sabha election campaign, the Congress and its allies have been attacking the BJP and the PM for allegedly..
IndiaTimes - Published

Spain's Sanchez nominates Catalans to chair Congress and Senate

Spain's acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez on Friday proposed two Catalan lawmakers as parliamentary speakers, giving an early sense of the prominent role the politically volatile region is likely to..
Reuters - Published

Sangrur Lok Sabha Constituency: Candidates for 2019 LS poll, past results, all updates

AAP's Bhagwant Mann, Congress' Kewal Singh Dhillion and SAD's Parminder Singh Dhindsa will be up for the key contest in the forthcoming election in Sangrur.
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Mandi may decide fate of Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur

Modi factor only talking point but Congress rakes up serious local issues
DNA - Published

Pentagon seeks to use funds to transport, lodge Taliban members in search of ceasefires

The Pentagon said on Thursday that it had asked Congress for the authority to help fund lodging and transportation for Taliban members who were interested in negotiating local ceasefires with the..
Reuters - Published

U.S. Congress to get classified Iran briefings next week: sources

Officials from U.S. President Donald Trump's administration will conduct classified briefings on the situation with Iran next week, congressional sources said on Thursday, after both Democratic and..
Reuters - Published

In nod to 2020, Trump pitches U.S. immigration overhaul

President Donald Trump on Thursday proposed overhauling the U.S. immigration system to favor young, educated, English-speaking applicants instead of people with family ties to Americans, a plan that..
Reuters - Published

Trump proposes new U.S. immigration plan favoring skills over family ties

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he wants to overhaul the immigration system to favor young, educated, English-speaking applicants with job offers instead of people with family ties to..
Reuters - Published

Won't make an issue if Congress doesn't get PM post in non-NDA govt: Ghulam Nabi Azad

Azad claimed that neither BJP nor NDA will form the government at the Centre after the Lok Sabha elections.
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: A Rs 1000 software helps political parties overcome WhatsApp restrictions

Two Congress sources and one BJP source told Reuters their workers used clone apps such as "GBWhatsApp" and "JTWhatsApp", which allowed them to cut through WhatsApp's restrictions.
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra pulls crowds in PM Narendra Modi's Varanasi

NOT OUT: Congress unit shows some strength as packed crowd waved back
DNA - Published

Sonia Gandhi deputes Kamal Nath to talk to non-BJP parties

Support from non-NDA members could be the deciding factor for both Congress and the BJP if no party is able to hit the majority mark on its own
DNA - Published

BJP asks media to boycott Congress after Mani Shankar Aiyar abuses reporters

The BJP on Wednesday said the media in Himachal Pradesh should boycott the Congress to protest its leader Mani Shankar Aiyar's objectionable behaviour with reporters. "This is probably the first time..
IndiaTimes - Published

Congress alleges BJP hand in attack on Aditi Singh

The Congress on Wednesday condemned the attack on its Rae Bareli legislator Aditi Singh, blaming it on what it called the "hired goons" of BJP in Uttar Pradesh. It sought a judicial probe to nail the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Congress has fielded two batsmen to take blame for poll defeat: PM Modi's dig at Aiyar and Pitroda

In a veiled dig at Congress leaders Mani Shankar Aiyar and Sam Pitroda, Modi said they were tasked by the party to take responsibility for its poor poll show.
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Regional parties will join 'federal front' in the event of hung verdict: TRS leader

The ruling TRS in Telangana hoped regional parties would jump on the bandwagon of the federal front proposed by K Chandrasekhar Rao in the event of a hung verdict in the Lok Sabha polls. DMK president..
IndiaTimes - Published

Bill introduced in US Congress to ban scientists linked with Chinese military from American labs

The bill seeks to prohibit individuals employed or sponsored by these Chinese military institutions from receiving student or research visas to the United States.
DNA - Published

Man shot at by cousin, a BJP supporter, for voting for Congress in Haryana

BJP supporter Dharmender shot at his cousin brother Raja because he voted for the Congress
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha Election 2019: After meeting with KCR, MK Stalin swears by 'Rahul ji'

Stalin's reiteration came a day after meeting K Chandrasekhar Rao in Chennai that had fuelled speculation for a non-Congress, non-BJP federal third front government of regional parties at the Centre.
DNA - Published

PM Narendra Modi tears into Congress, says nation saying 'ab bahut hua'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday at a poll rally here that the country was fed up with Congress's arrogance and was saying "ab bahut hua".
DNA - Published

Congress 'rejects, condemns' motormouth Mani Shankar Aiyar's remarks

Aiyar's remark drew sharp retort from a host of BJP leaders, including PM Modi himself. "These Mahamilavati people - SP, BSP and Congress - all are abusing me," he said.
DNA - Published

U.S. lawmakers want to tighten visas for Chinese students, researchers

A group of President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans in Congress introduced legislation on Tuesday intended to prohibit anyone employed or sponsored by the Chinese military from receiving student or..
Reuters - Published

Ahead of Rahul’s Alwar visit, Congress says rape victims denied justice in BJP-ruled UP, J&K

Facing flak over allegations that the Congress government in Rajasthan tried to hush up the rape of a Dalit woman, a combative Congress attempted to turn the tables on its saffron opponents and said..
IndiaTimes - Published

Congress arrogant, the nation is saying ab bahut hua : PM Narendra Modi

Lambasting the Congress over Sam Pitroda's "Hua to hua" comment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday alleged that the remark was a reflection on the party's arrogance with which it has been..
IndiaTimes - Published

'We are not going to poach any MLAs from BJP but they will come to Congress after May 23': KC Venugopal


DNA - Published

Congress raises concern over handling of EVMs after voting in North East Delhi seat

The Congress has expressed concern over the way electronic voting machines (EVMs) were transported to strongroom in Nand Nagari in the North East Delhi Lok Sabha constituency after voting on Sunday..
IndiaTimes - Published

Argentine lawmaker Olivares dies from injuries after 'mafia-style' shooting

Argentine lawmaker Hector Olivares died on Sunday after he was shot in what authorities called a "mafia-style" attack outside Congress in downtown Buenos Aires on Thursday, according to state-run news..
Reuters - Published

For Congress, OROP means One Rahul, One Priyanka: Amit Shah

"The Congress government never even thought of One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme. For them, OROP meant - 'One Rahul, One Priyanka'. The Narendra Modi government agreed to the OROP plan in just over a..
DNA - Published

BJP to scrap Article 370 if voted back to power: Amit Shah

Targeting the Congress on the issue of national security, he said the Manmohan Singh-led Congress government did nothing when Pakistan beheaded five Indian soldiers but under the Modi government, air..
DNA - Published

Voting undeway in 168 polling stations of West Tripura seat

Polling was held in West Tripura seat on April 11 in the first phase but the opposition CPI(M) and the Congress had demanded repoll in the entire constituency, alleging large-scale rigging by the BJP.
DNA - Published

Despite Donald Trump's use of 'executive privilege' to stop unredacted Mueller report, climbing US economy may firewall threats in 2020

The Mueller report served to Congress through Attorney General William Barr in a highly concise fashion however threatened to come to a boiling point when the president used "executive..
Firstpost - Published

I belong to caste of poor: PM Narendra Modi's response to Mayawati

With the election campaign entering its last phase, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday kept up his attack against the Mahagathbandhan and the Congress, saying the grand alliance was questioning..
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha 2019: SAD demands deployment of paramilitary forces to prevent 'unfair means' in Bathinda LS constituency

The SAD Saturday urged the Election Commission to declare the Bathinda Lok Sabha constituency as hyper sensitive and demanded deployment of paramilitary forces to prevent the ruling Congress from using..
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Triangular contest in Delhi as it goes to polls on Sunday

The stage is set as the national capital goes to Lok Sabha polls on Sunday where the incumbent BJP, Delhi's ruling AAP and the Congress are locked in a triangular fight on all seven seats.
DNA - Published

Sam Pitroda's remarks expose Congress's mindset, Modi government punished anti-Sikh riot culprits: Amit Shah

BJP president Amit Shah has slammed the Congress over its leader Sam Pitroda's "so what" remarks on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, saying they have "exposed" its mindset and asserted it is under the..
DNA - Published

Watch: Two Congress leaders thrash each other during Telangana exam result protest in Hyderabad

Video footage of the incident shows that as Congress leaders V Hanumantha Rao begins to speak, he is interrupted by Nagesh Mudhiraj who comes up on the stage. Rao is seen shoving the latter off the..
DNA - Published

BJP, RSS & Modi have hatred for my family: Rahul Gandhi

Gandhi was addressing an election rally in Shujalpur for Congress candidate and folk singer, Prahlad Tipaniya, who is contesting the Lok Sabha election from Dewas seat.
DNA - Published

BS Yeddyurappa claims 20 Congress legislators will jump ship after Lok Sabha results

Karnataka BJP president BS Yeddyurappa has not given up efforts to become chief minister again. On Friday, the Lingayat strongman claimed his party will come to power with the help of disgruntled..
IndiaTimes - Published

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Advantage BJP in Delhi as AAP, Congress battle for spoils

If not for a wave, divergent issues could prove detrimental in 7 LS constituencies of Delhi
DNA - Published

Sam Pitroda sorry after PM Narendra Modi roast, Congress snub

Had sparked uproar with his 1984 'hua toh hua' remark
DNA - Published

What Congress couldn't do in 55 years, Modi did in 5 years: Yogi Adityanath

"What Congress could not do in 55 years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi did in 5 years," Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Friday.
DNA - Published

EC issues notice to Congress leader and Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu for remarks against PM Narendra Modi


IndiaTimes - Published

Argentina gang arrested after Congress attack; wounded lawmaker condition critical

Argentine authorities have arrested members of mafia-style gang after a rare gun attack outside Congress in Buenos Aires killed one official and left a senior lawmaker fighting for his life.
Reuters - Published

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