Published: May 11, 2022
The US House of Representatives on Tuesday approved more than $40 billion additional aid for Ukraine, as Congress races to keep military aid flowing to boost the government in Kyiv as it grapples with the Russian invasion, Reuters reported.
Published: Apr 29, 2022
The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly backed legislation on Thursday (April 28) that will make it easier to export military equipment to Ukraine, reviving the "Lend-Lease Act" that helped defeat Hitler during World War Two.
Published: Apr 07, 2022
Oil executives defended themselves in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday (April 6) from charges by lawmakers that they are gouging Americans with high fuel prices, saying that they are boosting energy output and no one company sets the price of gasoline.
Published: Mar 17, 2022
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy urged American lawmakers to do more to protect his country from Russia's invasion in an address to the U.S. Congress on Wednesday (March 16) in which he pleaded with President Joe Biden to be the world's "leader of peace."
Published: Nov 21, 2021
WASHINGTON - After nearly eight months of gridlock, President Joe Bidens push to overhaul the economy is finally gaining momentum as congressional Democrats overcome their internal divisions and advance his signature legislative initiatives.
Published: Nov 02, 2021
A high-level task force of financial regulators recommended Monday that firms that issue stablecoins - a type of cryptocurrency linked to real-world assets - be more tightly regulated but called on Congress to write the necessary laws, suggesting they lacked the power themselves.
Published: Oct 27, 2021
TikTok, Snapchat and YouTube, all social media sites popular with teens and young adults, faced a barrage of questions and accusations Tuesday from lawmakers who want the companies to do more to protect children online.
Published: Oct 19, 2021
The Jan. 6 special committee requested in August that the National Archives, which is the custodian of the Donald Trump White Houses records, submit a long list of records from Trumps time in office and the aftermath of the Capitol riot.
Published: Apr 29, 2021
WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden will recommit himself to overhauling the immigration system Wednesday during his first address to Congress, while signaling openness to Congress passing smaller parts of his agenda that have bipartisan support, including guaranteeing a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children.
Published: Mar 11, 2021
WASHINGTON - Congress approved a sweeping $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package on Wednesday, authorizing a flurry of new federal spending and a temporary yet dramatic increase in anti-poverty programs to help millions of families still struggling amid the pandemic.
Published: Mar 06, 2021
WASHINGTON - Pressure is building on President Joe Biden, a longtime backer of traditional Washington rules, to do away with the filibuster and other procedures as Democrats press him to seize what could be a fleeting moment of power to enact his agenda.