Andy Harris (R-MD) was stopped from bringing a concealed gun onto the House floor, sources told CNN, the first time a member of Congress has been discovered with a firearm by the metal detectors now set up outside the legislative chamber.
CNN’s Sunlen Serfaty reports the decision to require members of Congress to walk through metal detectors has further inflamed tensions on Capitol Hill.
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday lawmakers would probably need more funding for security as the "the enemy is within" the House, following a warning by the Homeland Security Department of heightened threats.. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.
The U.S. House of Representatives canceled its planned Thursday session, after the Capitol Police warned on Wednesday that a militia group could be plotting to breach the building that was subjected to a deadly attack on Jan. 6. Gloria Tso reports.
Pentagon officials took more than three hours to approve a request by the U.S. Capitol Police for National Guard troops to back up police under attack by rioters at the Capitol on Jan. 6, a military commander told a Senate hearing Wednesday. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
General William Walker, the commanding general of the D.C. National Guard, said on Wednesday that Pentagon leaders took more than three hours to approve sending troops to the U.S. Capitol during the violent assault on Jan. 6.
CNN’s Dana Bash says that Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) is doing everything in his power to delay President Joe Biden’s Covid-19 stimulus relief bill because Johnson believes that fighting Biden’s agenda will help get him reelected.
After emerging victorious in Gujarat municipal corporation and zila panchayat elections, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar held a press conference on March 03. Stating number comparison between results of 2015 and 2021 elections, Javadekar said that Congress has been completely wiped off. "Last week in Gujarat MCD elections over 6 seats, and BJP emerged victorious on all seats. But the results that came out yesterday for over 31 district panchayat, which basically includes voters who belong to villages and are farmers. Last time in 2015, Congress won 22 district panchayat seats and BJP was at 9. But this time, BJP has won all 31 seats and Congress has been wiped out completely. BJP has won 80% seats out of 979," said Prakash Javadekar.
The Aam Aadmi Party has bagged four of five seats in the Municipal Corporation bye-elections including Kalyanpuri, Rohini-C, Shalimar Bagh (North), and Trilokpuri. Congress won the Chauhan Banger ward. Aam Aadmi Party workers have been celebrating the party’s big win in the municipal bye-elections.
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Aam Aadmi Party won in four wards and Congress won in one ward of five bye-elections to the Municipal Corporation. AAP workers celebrated the win by raising slogans, distributing sweets. AAP won in Kalyanpuri, Rohini-C, Shalimar Bagh (North), and Trilokpuri. Congress on the other hand, won the Chauhan Banger ward.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said the chamber was due to take up, as early as Wednesday, President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill that passed last weekend by the House of Representatives.
President Joe Biden says Americans are “one step closer” to relief after the House voted to approve the $1.9 trillion pandemic aid package. CNN’s Joe Johns explains the president’s short remarks as the bill heads to the Senate.
A bipartisan hearing on Tuesday at the Senate will include the testimony of two top security officials who were responsible during the Capitol Hill Attack on January 6 and have since resigned. CNN’s Shimon Prokupecz is in DC answering your questions. What do you want to know?
President Joe Biden supports a study on whether descendants of enslaved people in the United States should receive reparations, White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said on Wednesday, as the issue was being debated on Capitol Hill.
Even as lead impeachment manager Jamie Raskin on Saturday said his team has proven through texts, videos and other elements that the Senate should convict Donald Trump for inciting the Capitol Hill insurrection, Raskin surprised many when he announced the desire to subpoena a House member for witness testimony.