U.S. House of Representatives

Democrats push $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill through House

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Nancy Pelosi says the $3 trillion bill is Democrats’ opening offer in what's expected to blossom into negotiations for another round of coronavirus aid.Read more

House vote Friday on new stimulus with another $1,200 to Americans

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It would also extend a $600 weekly unemployment supplement and help with rent and utility bills, but has a hefty $3 trillion price tag.Read more

VERIFY: House bill doesn't enforce mandatory at-home testing or forcibly remove people for quarantine

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Videos and social media posts make claims that a bill, H.R. 6666, calls for things nowhere within its text, the VERIFY team has found.Read more


Senate set to re-open as virus risk divides Congress

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The senators face a deepening national debate over how best to confront the deadly pandemic and its economic devastation.Read more

You could get a $2,000 per month stimulus check under proposed bill

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Two House Democrats behind the proposal say the one-time, $1,200 check on its way to Americans isn't going to be enough as unemployment skyrockets.Read more

House Democrats proposing a commission to study US pandemic response

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House Democrats are drafting legislation that would create a bipartisan commission to study the U.S. government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, modeled on one...Read more

Rep. Ken Buck tells Joe Biden and Beto O'Rourke to 'come and take' his gun

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With an AR-15 in hand, Colorado Congressman Ken Buck issued a challenge to Democrats: if you want his gun, come and get it.Read more

House makes lynching a federal crime, 65 years after Emmett Till was killed

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The bill, introduced by Illinois Rep. Bobby Rush and named after Till, comes 120 years after Congress first considered anti-lynching legislation.Read more

House to vote on legislation making lynching a federal hate crime

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Lawmakers in the House of Representatives will take part in a historic vote on Wednesday to designate lynching as a federal hate crime. Read more


House works to revive Equal Rights Amendment this week

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A hot button issue from the 1970s is poised for a revival by the House this week, and Speaker Nancy Pelosi is urging the Senate to follow their lead as the House is...Read more

'Bogus' Ukraine theory led to Trump's abuse, Dems tell trial

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Two new polls find a clear majority of Americans — Democrat and Republican — want to hear from direct witnesses. They also want impartial senators.Read more