Debt ceiling: House OKs bill to avoid default, sends Biden-McCarthy deal to Senate
The House has approved the debt ceiling and budget cuts package, sending it to the Senate. President Joe Biden negotiated the deal with Speaker Kevin McCarthy to avert a U.S. default crisis.
House to vote on debt ceiling
Hard-fought to the end, the debt ceiling and budget cuts package is heading toward a crucial U.S. House vote.
Speaker Kevin McCarthy says he’ll block Rep. Adam Schiff from Intel panel
Speaker Kevin McCarthy said he will block Reps. Adam Schiff and Eric Swalwell of California from serving on the House committee that oversees national intelligence.
Explainer: What to expect on Day 2 of House speaker election after McCarthy falls short
GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy came short of overcoming opposition from the right-flank of his party following an hourslong series of votes on Tuesday.
Maryland US Rep. Jamie Raskin announces cancer diagnosis
Maryland Democratic Rep. Jamie Raskin announced Wednesday he has a “serious but curable form of cancer.”
House votes for protections for same-sex and interracial marriages
Democrats argued intensely in favor of enshrining marriage equality in federal law, while Republicans steered clear of openly rejecting gay marriage.
House panel advances gun legislation in wake of US mass shootings
The House Judiciary Committee has advanced legislation that would raise the age limit for purchasing a semi-automatic rifle from 18 to 21.
BBB warns against baby formula scams amid national shortage: 'Scammers are watching'
The baby formula shortage could inspire scammers to strike online, the Better Business Bureau warns.
House Dems unveil corporate, wealthy tax hikes to fund $3.5T spending plan
House Democrats unveiled a proposal of tax hikes on corporations and wealthy Americans to pay for a $3.5T rebuilding plan.
Amid threats to Congress members, House to vote on new security measure
Democrats say the bill will be crucial to try to reconcile the trauma that many still feel after the Capitol siege. U.S. Capitol Police also say threats to members of Congress have more than doubled this year.
Supreme Court dismisses case over former president Donald Trump’s efforts to block critics on Twitter
The court said there was nothing left to the case after Trump was permanently suspended from Twitter and ended his presidential term in January.
House poised to vote on COVID-19 relief plan, $1,400 stimulus checks this week
The House is moving toward a final vote on the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief plan this week, which could send the bill to President Joe Biden’s desk to be signed into law before unemployment benefits expire.
House passes Equality Act, which would enshrine LGBTQ protections in US labor and civil rights laws
The Democratic-led House passed a bill Thursday that would enshrine LGBTQ protections in the nation's labor and civil rights laws, a top priority of President Joe Biden, though the legislation faces an uphill battle in the Senate.
Impeachment hearings: Who is testifying next and when
The impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump moves into its second week of public hearings, and the House Intelligence Committee will hear from nine more witnesses over the next three days.
Ambassador Taylor says Trump asked another diplomat about 'the investigations'
For the first time a top diplomat testified Wednesday that President Donald Trump was overheard asking about “the investigations” he wanted Ukraine to pursue that are central to the impeachment inquiry.