Tag: United States House of Representatives

Noem to headline GOP event in early-voting South Carolina

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, possibly mulling a 2024 White House bid, is making her debut in South Carolina next month...

Infrastructure bill fails first vote; Senate to try again

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WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans rejected an effort to begin debate on the big infrastructure deal that a bipartisan group of senators brokered with President...

Capitol Police have new chief after Jan. 6 insurrection

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WASHINGTON — A former police chief in Maryland and Virginia, J. Thomas Manger, is the new chief of the U.S. Capitol Police, congressional officials...

3 GOP House members lose appeals over $500 mask fines

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — Three Republican U.S. House members have lost appeals challenging fines for not wearing face coverings on the House floor earlier this...

McCarthy proposes 5 Republicans to sit on Jan. 6 panel

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WASHINGTON — House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy has picked five Republicans to sit on the new select committee to investigate the Jan. 6 insurrection...

Britney Spears’ conservatorship case sparks legislative push

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — Prompted by Britney Spears’ conservatorship fight, a bipartisan legislative effort has emerged to reform the process created to protect the rights...

Sports items sale sought in case against ally of Rep. Gaetz

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SANFORD, Fla. — Thousands of dollars in sports memorabilia owned by an associate of U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz could be sold to recoup misused...

GOP eyes Latinos in South Texas in effort to regain Congress

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McALLEN, Texas — In Republicans' bid to retake control of Congress, this traditionally Democratic stretch of south Texas has quietly become a top battleground. ...

Clyburn: Biden likely working on changing filibuster rules

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — U.S. House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn said Wednesday that he feels President Joe Biden, his longtime ally, is likely working behind...

Biden pitches huge budget, says Dems will ‘get a lot done’

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden made a quick foray to the U.S. Capitol hunting support for his multitrillion-dollar agenda of infrastructure, health care and...