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United States House of Representatives: Lower house of the United States Congress
The United States House of Representatives is the lower house of the United States Congress; the Senate is the upper house. Together they compose the national bicameral legislature of the United States.

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House Approves $100 Billion Rural Broadband Funding [Video]

House Approves $100 Billion Rural Broadband Funding

House Approves $100 Billion Rural Broadband Funding

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Hickenlooper Wins Colorado Senate Primary [Video]

Hickenlooper Wins Colorado Senate Primary

John Hickenlooper on the Democratic nomination for US Senate in the June 30 primaries. Hickenlooper defeated Andrew Romanoff, the former speaker of the Colorado House. Hickenlooper defeated Andrew..

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McGrath Defeats Booker In Kentucky [Video]

McGrath Defeats Booker In Kentucky

Amy McGrath won the Democratic primary to face GOP Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in Kentucky. McGrath is a former fighter pilot and 2018 House candidate backed by the US Senate Democrats'..

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No indication alleged Russia payments were a 'hoax': House Dem [Video]

No indication alleged Russia payments were a 'hoax': House Dem

Representative Steny Hoyer, the No. 2 Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives, on Tuesday said after a White House briefing on a reported Russian effort to pay the Taliban to kill U.S. soldiers..

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Half Mast: Mississippi Takes First Step In Removing Confederate Symbolism From State Flag [Video]

Half Mast: Mississippi Takes First Step In Removing Confederate Symbolism From State Flag

Mississippi may no longer feature the Confederate battle emblem on its state flag. CNN reports the Mississippi state House of Representatives on Sunday passed a bill to remove from the state's flag the..

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Mississippi Governor Agrees To Sign Bill For New State Flag [Video]

Mississippi Governor Agrees To Sign Bill For New State Flag

Mississippi’s House of Representatives and Senate voted to remove the Confederate emblem from the state’s flag. Gov. Tate Reeves promised he would sign a bill to create a new state flag if..

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Pelosi Rules Out Impeaching Attorney General William Barr [Video]

Pelosi Rules Out Impeaching Attorney General William Barr

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the House of Representative won’t impeach AAttorney General Bill Barr. According to Business Insider, Barr is set to testify before the House in July. Two Department..

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Portraits of former Confederate House speakers to be removed -Pelosi [Video]

Portraits of former Confederate House speakers to be removed -Pelosi

Portraits of four former House of Representatives speakers who served the Confederacy will be removed from the U.S. Capitol, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday.

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Trump asked China to help him win in 2020 -Bolton [Video]

Trump asked China to help him win in 2020 -Bolton

In a withering behind-the-scenes portrayal, President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser John Bolton accused him of sweeping misdeeds that included explicitly seeking Chinese President..

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Senate GOP unveil police reform bill [Video]

Senate GOP unveil police reform bill

[NFA] U.S. Senate Republicans unveiled a law enforcement reform bill on Wednesday as a rival to more sweeping Democratic legislation, as Congress sought to curb racial discrimination and police abuses..

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'We hear you' -Sen. Scott unveils police reform bill [Video]

'We hear you' -Sen. Scott unveils police reform bill

Senator Tim Scott, the Senate's only black Republican, who crafted a new police reform bill, said the legislation would create greater safety for both suspects and police. "We hear you. We're listening..

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U.S. sues Bolton over publication of book [Video]

U.S. sues Bolton over publication of book

[NFA] The United States on Tuesday sued former national security advisor John Bolton, seeking to block him from publishing a book about his time in the White House that it said contained classified..

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Trump: If Bolton publishes, it's 'criminal liability' [Video]

Trump: If Bolton publishes, it's 'criminal liability'

[NFA] U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said if his former national security adviser John Bolton publishes a book about the Trump White House, he will have broken the law. Gavino Garay has more.

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Trump: Bolton breaking law if he publishes book [Video]

Trump: Bolton breaking law if he publishes book

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday his former national security adviser John Bolton will have broken the law if a book he has written is published.

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Georgia officials report problems, long lines at some voting sites [Video]

Georgia officials report problems, long lines at some voting sites

Some voters experienced hours-long waits to cast ballots in Georgia on Tuesday as Democrats went to the polls to pick a nominee in a competitive U.S. Senate race and the upcoming presidential election,..

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George Floyd's brother to lawmakers: 'Stop the pain' [Video]

George Floyd's brother to lawmakers: 'Stop the pain'

The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives took up the issues of police violence and racial injustice in America on Wednesday in the first congressional hearing since the death of George Floyd in..

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Here's Looking At You? House Drops Surveillance Bill For Now [Video]

Here's Looking At You? House Drops Surveillance Bill For Now

The House of Representatives is dropping consideration of legislation that would have extended US surveillance tools. The move came after President Donald Trump threatened a veto and his fellow..

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Cuomo calls out partisanship on state and local funding [Video]

Cuomo calls out partisanship on state and local funding

During his daily briefing on Wednesday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo railed against partisanship in Washington when it comes to providing state and local funding following the devastating impact of..

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Tlaib Faces Hard Re-Election Bid [Video]

Tlaib Faces Hard Re-Election Bid

Rashida Tlaib is facing the fight for her political life. She is being challenged by Detroit City Council President Brenda Jones in the August 4th Primary for her House seat. Jones challenged Tlaib in..

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SCOTUS blocks disclosure of unredacted Mueller report [Video]

SCOTUS blocks disclosure of unredacted Mueller report

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday blocked the disclosure to a Democratic-led House of Representatives committee of grand jury material redacted by President Donald Trump's administration from former..

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'Flynn is a man of great respect' -Trump [Video]

'Flynn is a man of great respect' -Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, saying he was "treated horribly" and called the investigation into Russian election interference a..

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