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House Democrats are poised to approve a bill to admit Washington, DC, as a state on Friday, which will mark the first time either chamber of Congress has advanced a DC statehood measure.
House Democrats passed their fix to shore up Obamacare on Monday, bringing back a focus on health care before the 2020 election hits full tilt. The bill passed on a 234-179 basis Monday afternoon. "Access to affordable care is a matter of life and death. That's so self-evident as we
House Democrats approved a police reform bill Thursday in response to the killing of George Floyd in Minnesota — but Republicans said the vote was a PR stunt that wasted an opportunity for consensus. The Justice in Policing Act passed 236-181 over Republican warnings that the bill won’t pass the Senate or reach President Trump’s
A group of moderate House Democrats in the Blue Dog Coalition introduced legislation on Thursday that would require the federal government to look into and combat any efforts made by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to exploit the coronavirus pan
House Democrats appear set to pass their own police reform bill — just one day after Senate Democrats managed to block a GOP-led proposal in the Senate. The bill, titled the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020, is scheduled to come to a vote in the lower chamber of Congress on Thursday and
Nancy Pelosi is preparing to pass her party's police reform legislation in the House after Democrats were able to block the Republican version of the bill in the Senate the day before.
Bill would make it easier to prosecute and sue police officers for misconduct, among several other provisions
The bill, which was voted largely along party lines, aims to "curb police brutality and bring accountability to our police departments,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday.
“House approves sweeping police overhaul from Democrats, responding to national outcry over George Floyd’s death.” — AP
In response to the Trump administration's plea to the Supreme Court to kill the Affordable Care Act, in the midst of a pandemic with no end in sight, the House of Representatives passed legislation expanding the law on Monday, the first significant expansion in the decade the law has been in effect. It will not, of course, become law because Mitch McConnell won't bring it to the floor and the White House has already promised a veto.
The White House says it strongly opposes House Democrats’ $1.5 trillion infrastructure package, which the chamber is considering this week.