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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 bicameral legislature of the United States.

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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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Democrats Launch Investigation Of The Removal Of Inspector General Steve Linick [Video]

Democrats Launch Investigation Of The Removal Of Inspector General Steve Linick

Democrats in Congress launched another investigation against President Donald Trump. They accused Trump of trying to fire the State Department’s internal watchdog because he went against his..

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Dems launch probe of Trump's firing of State Dept. watchdog [Video]

Dems launch probe of Trump's firing of State Dept. watchdog

Democrats in Congress on Saturday launched an investigation into President Donald Trump's move to oust the State Department's internal watchdog, accusing the president of escalating his fight against..

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House Passes $3 Trillion Democratic Bill, Next Step Is The Senate [Video]

House Passes $3 Trillion Democratic Bill, Next Step Is The Senate

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a $3 trillion Democratic bill to help those hurt by the coronavirus pandemic. According to Reuters, the bill was passed mostly along party lines in a 208-199..

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This is not 'Christmas': Dems pass $3 trillion relief bill [Video]

This is not 'Christmas': Dems pass $3 trillion relief bill

The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday passed a $3 trillion Democratic bill that would double the amount of aid approved by Congress to ease the human and economic toll of the coronavirus..

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U.S. House Ready To Vote On $3 Trillion Coronavirus-Relief Bill [Video]

U.S. House Ready To Vote On $3 Trillion Coronavirus-Relief Bill

The U.S.House of Representatives approved a measure on Friday that will allow a vote on a new coronavirus relief bill. The Democratic-controlled House also advanced a proposal to allow voting by proxy..

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Democrats Move Forward With $3-Trillion Relief [Video]

Democrats Move Forward With $3-Trillion Relief

On Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives narrowly moved toward to a $3 trillion Democratic CoronaVirus relief bill. The bill would double the amount of aid approved by Congress to ease the human..

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House votes on $3 trillion aid; Senate vows to reject it [Video]

House votes on $3 trillion aid; Senate vows to reject it

The U.S. House of Representatives is set on Friday to vote on a $3 trillion coronavirus aid package, but Senate Republicans have promised it will be “dead on arrival” in their chamber. Lisa..

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'Everything he's complaining about was achieved' -HHS Secretary on whistleblower [Video]

'Everything he's complaining about was achieved' -HHS Secretary on whistleblower

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on Thursday disputed whistleblower Richard Bright's testimony before a House of Representatives panel about the Trump administration's response to the..

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Dems float $3 trillion U.S. coronavirus bill [Video]

Dems float $3 trillion U.S. coronavirus bill

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday unveiled a $3 trillion-plus coronavirus relief package with funding for states, businesses, food support and families, only to see the measure..

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Justice Breyer: Why not subpoena Trump like any other 'human?' [Video]

Justice Breyer: Why not subpoena Trump like any other 'human?'

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer asked, "why not apply the standard that is ordinarily applied to every human being in the United States?" as President Donald Trump's lawyers sought to justify..

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Trump vetoes Iran war powers resolution [Video]

Trump vetoes Iran war powers resolution

On Wednesday U.S. President Donald Trump vetoed the Iran war powers resolution, which would have limited the president's ability to wage war against Iran as he wages a campaign of maximum pressure..

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Trump Accuses Dems Of Wanting Him To Fail In Pandemic Response [Video]

Trump Accuses Dems Of Wanting Him To Fail In Pandemic Response

Citing no evidence, President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused Democrats of wanting his administration to fail in its response to the coronavirus pandemic. Reuters reports Trump made the remarks,..

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Pelosi Says State And Local Government May Need Around $1 Trillion In Aid [Video]

Pelosi Says State And Local Government May Need Around $1 Trillion In Aid

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said U.S. state and local government could need close to $1 trillion in aid. According to Reuters, this amount would help them recover from the aftermath of the coronavirus..

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Trump Calls House's Extended Recess A 'Vacation' [Video]

Trump Calls House's Extended Recess A 'Vacation'

Democratic leaders said lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives will not return to Washington. According to Reuters, plans were changed because of the continued risk of getting infected with..

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Michigan Congressman Amash weighs presidential bid [Video]

Michigan Congressman Amash weighs presidential bid

Representative Justin Amash, the Republican-turned-independent from Michigan, announced he would explore running for president as a Libertarian. Lisa Bernhard has more.

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U.S. House Will Not Return Next Week Due To "Risk" Of Coronavirus [Video]

U.S. House Will Not Return Next Week Due To "Risk" Of Coronavirus

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives will not return to Washington next week as planned. A top House Democrat said the decision was made due to the continuing risk of coronavirus infection...

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Trump: Dems 'enjoying' vacation, should come back [Video]

Trump: Dems 'enjoying' vacation, should come back

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday blasted House Democrats after Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said the U.S. House will not return to Washington next week as planned citing health concerns amid a..

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U.S. Senate passes $500 bln coronavirus aid package [Video]

U.S. Senate passes $500 bln coronavirus aid package

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday unanimously approved $484 billion in fresh relief for the U.S. economy and hospitals hammered by the coronavirus pandemic, sending the measure to the House of Representatives..

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U.S. Congress, White House Agree On $500 billion More Bailout [Video]

U.S. Congress, White House Agree On $500 billion More Bailout

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday unanimously approved $484 billion in additional coronavirus relief. The relief is for the U.S. economy and hospitals treating patients sickened by the pandemic. The measure..

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Pelosi Seeks Bipartisan Panel On $2 Trillion Relief [Video]

Pelosi Seeks Bipartisan Panel On $2 Trillion Relief

House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday she will form a bipartisan select committee on the coronavirus crisis to oversee the spending of $2 trillion that Congress has approved to..

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Republicans cast doubt on future of House bills passed by proxy

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