Tag: United States House of Representatives

Longtime Arizona Rep. Kirkpatrick won’t seek 2022 reelection

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TUCSON, Ariz. — U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, a five-term Arizona Democrat, announced Friday she won't run for reelection in 2022. ...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

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A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though...

Stay or go? Fence, Guard pose Capitol security questions

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WASHINGTON — Nobody, it seems, wants to keep the security fence around the U.S. Capitol anymore — except the police who fought off the...

COVID bill gives states a pathway to reduce maternal deaths

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WASHINGTON — Labor and delivery are thought of as the riskiest times for new mothers, but many women die in the weeks and months...

Congress OKs $1.9T virus relief bill in win for Biden, Dems

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WASHINGTON — A Congress riven along party lines has approved the landmark $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill, as President Joe Biden and Democrats claimed...

House renews push to expand background checks

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WASHINGTON — Emboldened by their majorities in the House and Senate, Democrats are making a new push to enact the first major new gun...

Biden’s $1.9T rescue signed, agenda now a slog in Congress

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WASHINGTON — Tough as it was for Democrats, passing President Joe Biden’s sweeping $1.9 trillion COVID-19 rescue package into law was the easy...

House approves pro-union bill despite dim Senate odds

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WASHINGTON — The Democratic-led House approved legislation that would invigorate workers' unions, following decades of court defeats and legislative setbacks that have kneecapped the...

Maine’s Golden is lone Democrat to vote down COVID-19 bill

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PORTLAND, Maine — The sole Democratic congressman to vote against the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package is a Marine Corps veteran who represents a...

Man accused of threatening Cleaver will remain in prison

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — A southwest Missouri man who is charged with threatening to kill U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver will remain in jail, a federal...