Tag: United States House of Representatives

Adams’ win in NYC latest in surge for moderate Democrats

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NEW YORK — The triumph of a moderate Democrat in the mayoral primary in deep blue New York City appears to accelerate a recent...

Fencing will come down, but Capitol still closed to visitors

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WASHINGTON — The fencing installed around the Capitol after the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection will start being removed as soon as Friday, but...

In hunt for infrastructure deal, every Dem has leverage

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WASHINGTON — In a crucial moment for Democrats, party leaders are hunting for a sweet spot that would satisfy their rival moderate and progressive...

In military authorization vote, Quakers claim a victory

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WASHINGTON (RNS) — As the U.S. House of Representatives began calling the roll last month to vote on a repeal of the 2002 Authorization...

As leaders hunt Biden budget deal, every Dem has leverage

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WASHINGTON — In a crucial moment for congressional Democrats, leaders are hunting for a sweet spot that would satisfy the party’s rival moderate and...

6 months after Capitol assault, corporate pledges fall flat

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — As shockwaves spread across the country from the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, corporate America took a stand against...

Closed US Capitol is somber backdrop this Independence Day

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WASHINGTON — As it has been for nearly 16 months, longer than any time in the nation’s history, the U.S. Capitol is closed to...

A look at 8 lawmakers appointed to probe Jan. 6 attack

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WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is acting swiftly to launch a new investigation of the violent Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol,...

Proposal would ban mink farming to stem coronavirus mutation

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — A bipartisan proposal in the U.S. House would ban the farming of mink fur in the United States in an effort...

House poised to approve $715 billion transportation bill

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WASHINGTON — The Democratic-led House is set to approve a sizable $715 billion transportation bill Thursday, a potential investment in roads, rail, public transit...