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United States House of Representatives: Lower house of the United States Congress
The United States House of Representatives is the lower house of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper house. Together they compose the national legislature of the United States.

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Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Parting Ways With Bernie Sanders?

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Historic $2.2 Trillion Coronavirus Bill Passes U.S. House [Video]

Historic $2.2 Trillion Coronavirus Bill Passes U.S. House

The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved a $2.2 trillion aid package. It is the largest in history according to reports at Reuters. The package is to help cope with the economic downturn..

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Trump signs $2.2 trillion coronavirus aid bill into law [Video]

Trump signs $2.2 trillion coronavirus aid bill into law

U.S. President Donald Trump signed into law the largest fiscal relief measure ever passed by Congress on Friday, moments after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the bill, despite calls for a..

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Lawmakers practice social distancing during coronavirus vote [Video]

Lawmakers practice social distancing during coronavirus vote

Lawmakers in the House of Representatives on Friday practiced 'social distancing' as they debated and subsequently passed a $2 trillion stimulus package designed to respond to the coronavirus crisis.

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House passes $2.2 trillion aid bill, sends to Trump [Video]

House passes $2.2 trillion aid bill, sends to Trump

Despite GOP congressman Thomas Massie attempting to delay the vote, the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved a $2.2 trillion aid package - the largest in American history - to help..

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House Aims To Pass $2 Trillion Coronavirus Bill As Republican Rep Tries To Delay [Video]

House Aims To Pass $2 Trillion Coronavirus Bill As Republican Rep Tries To Delay

The U.S. House gathered on Friday to pass a $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief package. Congress is hoping to pass the measure through a voice vote, which is one of the fastest methods available...

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House leaders spar ahead of Friday vote on aid package [Video]

House leaders spar ahead of Friday vote on aid package

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy issued partisan barbs Thursday, one day before the chamber is expected to pass the estimated $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief..

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Senate Passes $2 Trillion Stimulus Bill For Coronavirus Crisis [Video]

Senate Passes $2 Trillion Stimulus Bill For Coronavirus Crisis

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday passed a $2 trillion bill aimed at helping Americans hurt by the coronavirus epidemic. The bill will also extend aid to industries, as well as providing billions of dollars..

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Pelosi anticipates bipartisan support for coronavirus bill in U.S. House [Video]

Pelosi anticipates bipartisan support for coronavirus bill in U.S. House

The Democratic Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday said she expects "a strong bipartisan vote" on a $2 trillion rescue package, which Nancy Pelosi credited Democrats for winning..

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U.S. Senate passes $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill [Video]

U.S. Senate passes $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly backed a $2 trillion bill aimed at helping unemployed workers and industries hurt by the coronavirus epidemic, as well as providing billions of dollars to..

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Senate unanimously passes $2 trln relief bill [Video]

Senate unanimously passes $2 trln relief bill

The U.S. Senate unanimously passed a $2 trillion stimulus bill on Wednesday aimed at helping unemployed workers and industries hurt by the coronavirus pandemic. Gloria Tso reports.

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Tempers rise in U.S. Senate as vote nears on $2 trillion coronavirus bill [Video]

Tempers rise in U.S. Senate as vote nears on $2 trillion coronavirus bill

U.S. senators were set to vote on a $2 trillion bipartisan package of legislation to alleviate the devastating economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, although critics from the right and left..

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'Help is on the way': Senate to vote on $2 trillion aid [Video]

'Help is on the way': Senate to vote on $2 trillion aid

U.S. senators were set to vote Wednesday on a $2 trillion bipartisan package of legislation to alleviate the devastating economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, hoping it will become law quickly...

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U.S. lawmakers close to a $2 trillion stimulus bill [Video]

U.S. lawmakers close to a $2 trillion stimulus bill

Senior Democrats and Republicans in the divided U.S. Congress said on Tuesday they were close to a deal on a $2 trillion stimulus package to limit the coronavirus pandemic's economic toll. Lisa..

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Tempers flare as $2 trillion aid package stalls in Senate [Video]

Tempers flare as $2 trillion aid package stalls in Senate

A far-reaching coronavirus economic stimulus package failed to advance in the U.S. Senate on Monday as Democrats said it contained too little money for states and hospitals and not enough restrictions..

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Senate introduces new emergency coronavirus legislation [Video]

Senate introduces new emergency coronavirus legislation

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell introduced more emergency coronavirus relief legislation on Thursday (March 19), the third package Congress has taken up since the outbreak erupted in the..

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Two members of Congress test positive for coronavirus [Video]

Two members of Congress test positive for coronavirus

Two members of the U.S. House of Representatives, Mario Diaz-Balart of Florida and Ben McAdams of Utah, said on Wednesday they had tested positive for the coronavirus, becoming the first members of..

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Trump signs coronavirus relief package into law [Video]

Trump signs coronavirus relief package into law

On Wednesday (March 18) President Donald Trump signed into law a roughly $105 billion aid package to limit the damage from the coronavirus pandemic through free testing, paid sick leave and expanded..

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Coronavirus aid package heads to Trump to sign [Video]

Coronavirus aid package heads to Trump to sign

The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly passed legislation on Wednesday providing billions of dollars to limit the damage from the coronavirus pandemic through free testing, paid sick leave and expanded..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:12Published
McConnell urges Senate to pass coronavirus aid plan [Video]

McConnell urges Senate to pass coronavirus aid plan

U.S Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that many Republicans see 'shortcomings' in the House-passed coronavirus aid plan, but he urged his Republican colleagues to 'gag and vote for..

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Impeachment Attorney Who Couldn't Get Coronavirus Test Now Tests Positive [Video]

Impeachment Attorney Who Couldn't Get Coronavirus Test Now Tests Positive

Daniel Goldman was the lead counsel on the House Intelligence Committee. He spearheaded the House of Representatives' impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. He was also the chief litigator..

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Fauci: Americans should prepare to hunker down as coronavirus spreads [Video]

Fauci: Americans should prepare to hunker down as coronavirus spreads

The head of infectious diseases at the U.S. National Institutes of Health strongly cautioned Americans against gathering in public places and to take the risk of contracting coronavirus seriously. This..

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U.S. House passes coronavirus economic aid package [Video]

U.S. House passes coronavirus economic aid package

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a coronavirus economic aid package Saturday that would provide free testing and paid sick leave in an attempt to limit the financial damage caused by the..

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Trump says had no time to talk to European allies on coronavirus travel curbs [Video]

Trump says had no time to talk to European allies on coronavirus travel curbs

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he had no time to consult with European allies before announcing coronavirus travel restrictions, but hoped the curbs on travel from Europe and China could..

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House panel can view unredacted Mueller report: court [Video]

House panel can view unredacted Mueller report: court

A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday upheld a ruling that granted a Democratic-led House of Representatives committee access to material redacted from former special counsel Robert Mueller's report on..

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