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The United States House of Representatives is the lower house of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper house. Together they compose the national legislature of the United States.

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Israel bans US Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from visiting its shores; move draws criticism from AIPAC, Democrats

House Democrat Ilhan Omar called Israel's decision Thursday to ban her from visiting the country 'chilling'
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U.S. House Speaker Pelosi urges Israel to reverse decision to block lawmakers' visit

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday Israel's decision to block a visit to the country by Democratic congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib was "deeply disappointing"..
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Trump wants to close background check loopholes [Video]Trump wants to close background check loopholes

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he's dealing with all interested parties on closing loopholes for background checks on gun purchases, but he also thinks it's a mental health issue. Rough Cut..

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Trump talking to Dems about meaningful gun legislation [Video]Trump talking to Dems about meaningful gun legislation

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that his administration was in discussions with Democrats to produce some sort of meaningful gun legislation following mass shootings in the United States in..

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U.S. House Speaker Pelosi Urges Israel To Reverse Decision To Block Lawmakers' Visit [Video]U.S. House Speaker Pelosi Urges Israel To Reverse Decision To Block Lawmakers' Visit

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi comments on Israel’s recent decision. The decision Isreal made was to block a visit to the country by Democratic congresswomen. Ilhan Omar and..

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"Would humanity exist without rape, incest?" King

Rep. Steve King is again facing calls to resign after he wondered aloud in Iowa on Wednesday, if humanity would exist without rape or incest. He made the comments in defense of his proposed legislation..

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'Moscow Mitch' is burying legislation: Pelosi [Video]'Moscow Mitch' is burying legislation: Pelosi

Speaker Nancy Pelosi attacked Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell on Wednesday, saying that "Moscow Mitch" is the self-described grim reaper of legislation, including that which addresses election..

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New Poll Shows 'Socialism' Is Unpopular [Video]New Poll Shows 'Socialism' Is Unpopular

Republicans are trying to make the 2020 elections about Democrats embracing socialism. The American Action Network is a center-right group that supports House GOP policies. They polled 30 House..

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Background checks are common sense: Sen. Schumer [Video]Background checks are common sense: Sen. Schumer

Democrat Minority leader Senator Chuck Schumer and Republican Representative Peter King say closing the loopholes on background checks for the purchase of firearms is just common sense. Rough Cut (No..

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Trump seems to backtrack on background checks [Video]Trump seems to backtrack on background checks

After calling for stronger background checks on Twitter, President Donald Trump quickly changes gears, instead proposing tighter monitoring of the internet, mental health reform, and citing violent..

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Pierluisi sworn-in as next Puerto Rico governor: statement [Video]Pierluisi sworn-in as next Puerto Rico governor: statement

The Puerto Rico governor's office on Friday said the lawyer who formerly represented the bankrupt island in the U.S. Congress was sworn in to replace embattled Ricardo Rossello. Gavino Garay reports.

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Sole black Rep. in House not seeking re-election [Video]Sole black Rep. in House not seeking re-election

Will Hurd, the only Republican African-American member of the U.S. House of Representatives, said on Thursday he would not seek re-election next year. Eve Johnson reports.

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Trump, McConnell Turn Heat Up On GOP Reps Over Budget Deal [Video]Trump, McConnell Turn Heat Up On GOP Reps Over Budget Deal

Senate Republican leaders and President Donald Trump are working to whip up support for their bipartisan, $2.7 trillion budget deal. According to Politico, they're hoping to stave off embarrassing..

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Spy chief Coats is stepping down: Trump [Video]Spy chief Coats is stepping down: Trump

President Donald Trump said on Sunday the nation's top intelligence official, Dan Coats, would leave his post next month and that he would nominate Republican congressman John Ratcliffe to replace him...

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House panel seeks evidence to assess impeachment [Video]House panel seeks evidence to assess impeachment

The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee asked a federal court on Friday for access to grand jury evidence from the Mueller probe that lawmakers say they need to determine whether to begin..

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House Judiciary weighing Trump impeachment after Mueller [Video]House Judiciary weighing Trump impeachment after Mueller

U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Friday said the committee is considering "all remedies" including recommendation of "articles of impeachment" in the wake of..

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No 'hatchet' to bury with AOC: Pelosi [Video]No 'hatchet' to bury with AOC: Pelosi

After being asked if she 'buried the hatchet' with Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at their meeting, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Friday she didn't 'think there was ever any hatchet'..

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Trump Tells Republicans To Vote In Favor Of Funding The Federal Government [Video]Trump Tells Republicans To Vote In Favor Of Funding The Federal Government

President Donald Trump recently directed Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives. He said they should vote for a two-year deal to fund the federal government and extend the nation’s..

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Which House Dems Want To Impeach Trump? [Video]Which House Dems Want To Impeach Trump?

Ninety Democrats in House support starting impeachment investigations against President Donald Trump. According to Reuters, that group includes representatives from 28 states. With congressional..

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Mueller arrives on Capitol Hill [Video]Mueller arrives on Capitol Hill

Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller arrived on Capitol Hill Wednesday to testify to Congress at a pair of televised hearings that carry high stakes for President Donald Trump and Democrats who..

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Trump Sues To Prevent House Panel From Obtaining His Tax Returns [Video]Trump Sues To Prevent House Panel From Obtaining His Tax Returns

President Donald Trump has sued to block a U.S. House of Representatives committee from obtaining his New York state tax returns. His lawyer accused the Democratic-controlled panel of “presidential..

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Katie Porter Isn't Part Of 'The Squad,' But She's Still A Force To Be Reckoned With [Video]Katie Porter Isn't Part Of 'The Squad,' But She's Still A Force To Be Reckoned With

House Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA) isn't part of "the squad." That's the four-woman group of freshman progressives of color who were attacked this week by President Donald Trump. But according to CNN, that..

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Trump defends supporters who chanted Trump defends supporters who chanted "send her back"

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday defended his supporters who chanted "send her back" at a rally in reference to a Somali-born Democratic lawmaker. Trump previously claimed he was unhappy about the..

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Trump renews attacks on Dem 'squad' [Video]Trump renews attacks on Dem 'squad'

President Donald Trump on Friday renewed his attacks against four progressive Democratic congresswomen - known as 'the squad' - saying they have said 'horrible things about our country' and doubted..

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House Passes Legislation To Raise Minimum Wage To $15 [Video]House Passes Legislation To Raise Minimum Wage To $15

The House has passed legislation to gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, says Politico. “All of America is going to be advantaged,” House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said...

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U.S. House Passes Bill To Raise Federal Minimum Wage [Video]U.S. House Passes Bill To Raise Federal Minimum Wage

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage. The amount varies by state but it will raise to $15 an hour by October 2025, says Reuters. Seattle, San..

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'Send Her Back' Chanted At Trump Rally [Video]'Send Her Back' Chanted At Trump Rally

Donald Trump held a rally in North Carolina on Wednesday. At the rally he doubled down on the go-back-to-where-you-came-from rhetoric directed at the House AOC Lead "Squad." Trump laid into the four..

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China tells U.S. to back off after lawmakers condemn Hong Kong violence

China's foreign ministry on Tuesday told the United States to stay out of its internal affairs after some U.S. lawmakers, including House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, condemned what they..
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Pelosi skeptical about Trump migration plan for El Salvador

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi raised concern about El Salvador's ability to cope with a tough migration deal being pursued by the Trump Administration as she led a U.S...
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In Guatemala, Pelosi says migrant treatment 'shameful', worries about Trump deal

House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi criticized U.S. treatment of migrants during a visit to Guatemala, and raised doubts about whether the Central American country could cope with a migration..
Reuters - Published

House Speaker Pelosi in Central America as Trump seeks asylum deals

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi led a congressional delegation to Central America on Thursday as the Trump administration presses countries there to stop U.S.-bound asylum seekers..
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Kashmir issue echoes in Lok Sabha; opposition parties shout slogans

Opposition parties on Monday created ruckus in Lok Sabha as they raised concerns about the Kashmir situation even as the House continued to transact business. Opposition parties on Monday created..
IndiaTimes - Published

Oppn, Govt lock horns in RS over referring RTI bill to a select committee

As soon as the House resumed in the afternoon, Deputy Chairman Harivansh asked the Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh to move the Right to Information (Amendment) Bill. After moving it for..
IndiaTimes - Published

MDMK founder Vaiko, four others take oath as Rajya Sabha members

After taking oath, the new members were warmly greeted by Naidu and other members in the House by thumping of desks.
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha members say no to discussion on NMC bill in the night

Soon after the House passed the 'Banning of Unregulated Schemes Bill' unanimously by a voice vote, Birla sought the sense of the House to take up item no 13 -- the National Medical Commission Bill. But..
IndiaTimes - Published

Karnataka trust vote: Speaker displeased over near empty treasury benches

Karnataka speaker K R Ramesh Kumar on Tuesday expressed displeasure over near empty treasury benches as the House took up the debate on chief minister H D Kumaraswamy's motion of confidence for the..
IndiaTimes - Published

House passes human rights bill amid opposition concern

Shah Allays Fears Of Govt Interference In Appointments
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Karnataka speaker asks govt to honour commitment to complete trust vote process Monday

As the House resumed its sitting an hour late, the Speaker made it clear, "The debate should start now. Everybody is watching us. Please don't make me a scapegoat. Let us reach our goal," stressing..
IndiaTimes - Published

In a bid to rebuke Donald Trump, US Congress blocks $8 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia; president likely to issue third veto

The US House voted Wednesday to block $8.1 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other allies, a rebuke of Donald Trump that will likely lead to a veto by the president.
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Karnataka crisis rocks Rajya Sabha; House adjourned for day

The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday witnessed uproar over the Karnataka crisis with opposition Congress members storming the well of the House and raising slogans, leading to adjournment of proceedings for the..
IndiaTimes - Published

US Senate passes legislative provision to give India Nato ally-like status

The amendment provides for increased US-India defence cooperation in the Indian Ocean in the areas of humanitarian assistance, counterterrorism, counter-piracy and maritime security. The bill would be..
IndiaTimes - Published

2 Congress MLAs quit, Karnataka government on edge

The JD(S)-Congress leadership in Karnataka suffered a rude shock on Monday when two Congress MLAs resigned from the House. Congress strength in the House is 81. If the resignations are accepted,..
IndiaTimes - Published

US House of Representatives passes $4.5 bn emergency funding bill to tackle migrant crisis, Speaker Nancy Pelosi says 'protecting families'

The House passed with relative ease on Tuesday a $4.5 billion emergency border aid package to care for thousands of migrant families and unaccompanied children detained after crossing the US-Mexico..
Firstpost - Published

Top Democrat Pelosi: U.S. has no appetite to go to war with Iran

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday the United States has no appetite to go to war with Iran, after Tehran shot down a U.S. military surveillance drone over the Strait..
Reuters - Published

BJP MP Virendra Kumar to be the Protem Speaker of 17th Lok Sabha

Usually, the senior-most member of the House is chosen as protem Speaker whose job is to oversee the oath taking by the newly-elected members and the election of a regular Speaker of the hous
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U.S. House panel chairman says he'll seek to block any tariffs on Mexico

The head of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday vowed to take steps aimed at blocking tariffs on Mexican goods if President Donald Trump moves ahead with his economic threat to levy..
Reuters - Published

House Republican leader says best outcome is for Mexico to help on border crisis

U.S. House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy said on Tuesday he thinks a solution will be worked out to avoid punitive tariffs on Mexican goods as he sidestepped a question on whether Republican..
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Ab ki baar 300 paar, phir ek baar Modi sarkar: Modi in MP

Addressing his last rally of the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said he is sure of the BJP-led ruling dispensation winning over 300 seats in the House.
IndiaTimes - Published

U.S. House members criticize Turkey over Russia ties

Senior Democrats and Republicans in the House of Representatives called on Turkey on Wednesday to cancel its planned acquisition of a Russian S-400 missile defense system, the latest effort by U.S...
Reuters - Published

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 jets to Turkey, as U.S. officials press Turkey not..
Reuters - Published

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 as members of the U.S. Congress push for a sharper..
Reuters - Published

U.S. House Democrats blame Trump for worsening border crisis

U.S. House of Representatives Democrats are accusing Republican President Donald Trump of aggravating a crisis situation at the southern U.S. border, saying he has not used funds available to help deal..
Reuters - Published

Thai election panel asks court to validate formula to decide election result

Thailand's election panel asked a court on Thursday to decide if a contested formula used to calculate the 150 "party seats" for the House of Representative was valid and lawful, almost three weeks..
Reuters - Published

Democratic House Votes to Restore Net Neutrality - But There’s a Long Road Ahead

democratic house votes to restore net neutrality - but there’s a long road ahead
by Adam Yardley - The US House of Representatives has voted to bring the Obama-era Net Neutrality rules back into law following months of speculation. However, with the bill set to undergo further..
One News Page Staff - Published

Redacted Mueller Report Will Be 'Released Within a Week'

redacted mueller report will be 'released within a week'
by Alice Monroe - Amid growing pressure to release the full report of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into President Trump’s campaign allegedly colluding with Russia,..
One News Page Staff - Published

Senior U.S. House Republican questions Trump plan to cut Central American aid

The top Republican on the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee said on Monday President Donald Trump's plan to cut aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras would make the situation..
Reuters - Published

U.S. House Republican says it would be illegal to release full Mueller report

The top Republican on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Friday that Attorney General William Barr would "break the law" if he released Special Counsel Mueller's Russia report without..
Reuters - Published

U.S. House panel again postpones Trump business associate, to focus on Mueller report

The House of Representatives intelligence committee said on Monday it was postponing the testimony of a former business associate of President Donald Trump so that it can focus on questioning officials..
Reuters - Published

Thailand's Thaksin-linked party leads pro-junta party, but many seats undecided

Thailand's opposition Pheu Thai party won 138 seats in the House of Representatives and a pro-army party 96 seats, but the winners of 150 of the lower house seats are still unclear, according to the..
Reuters - Published

Democrats Pelosi, Schumer say full Mueller report should be made public

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said on Sunday that the full report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller into Russian election interference..
Reuters - Published

Democrats seek probe of key FAA decisions on 737 MAX approval

The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives transportation committee and another key Democrat asked the Transportation Department's inspector general on Tuesday to examine key decisions made by..
Reuters - Published

Corrected: U.S. Democrats target massage parlour proprietor linked to Trump

By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - (This story has been refilled to correct throughout to show Pelosi and Schumer released, but did not sign the letter, which four other lawmakers signed)..
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U.S. House panel expects thousands of documents in Trump probe

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Monday that it expects to receive tens of thousands of documents as part of its wide-ranging corruption..
Firstpost - Published

U.S. House demands that upcoming Mueller report be made public

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a non-binding resolution on Thursday calling for Special Counsel Robert Mueller's upcoming report on his..
Firstpost - Published

Republican senator to seek Trump's tax returns if House Democrats do

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Republican on tax policy in the U.S. Senate said on Wednesday that he will seek President Donald Trump's tax returns if Democrats in the House of Representatives obtain..
Firstpost - Published

Cohen cooperative during second day of House intel hearings - chairman

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said on Wednesday former Trump attorney Michael Cohen provided additional documents and cooperative testimony during a..
Firstpost - Published

U.S. Democrats accuse Trump of slow-walking hotel documents request

By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Democrats said on Wednesday that a U.S. government agency was responding too slowly to their requests for documents about the Trump..
Firstpost - Published

U.S. House Democrat predicts request for Trump tax returns in two weeks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives tax committee said on Tuesday that he believed his panel would ask for President Donald Trump's tax returns in as little..
Firstpost - Published

U.S. House panel launches probe into possible obstruction by Trump

By Tim Ahmann WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House Judiciary Committee will seek documents from more than 60 people and organizations as it begins investigations into possible obstruction of justice and..
Firstpost - Published

Centrist Democrats stray on votes, roiling U.S. House majority party

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Freshman Democrats determined to walk a centrist path in the U.S. House of Representatives are testing party harmony between moderates and liberals, just as..
Firstpost - Published

U.S. House panel demands Kushner clearance details from White House

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Democratic-led congressional panel on Friday demanded that the White House comply with requests for documents and witnesses for a probe into alleged security..
Firstpost - Published

U.S. House passes bill rejecting Trump's border wall emergency

By Susan Cornwell and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a stinging rebuke to President Donald Trump, the House of Representatives on Tuesday brushed aside veto threats and passed legislation to..
Firstpost - Published

U.S. House votes to block Trump's border emergency declaration

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to revoke Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency to build a wall on the border with Mexico, handing the president a..
Firstpost - Published

U.S. House Democrats introduce sweeping 'Medicare for All' bill

By Yasmeen Abutaleb WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives unveiled an ambitious proposal on Tuesday to move all Americans into the government's Medicare health insurance..
Firstpost - Published

North Carolina orders new U.S. House election after 'tainted' vote

By Andrew Hay and Gabriella Borter (Reuters) - North Carolina's elections board on Thursday ordered a new election for a U.S. House seat after officials said corruption surrounding absentee ballots..
Firstpost - Published

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