Numerous defections from the Republican party on the second day of voting have meant that after six votes, Kevin McCarthy has failed in his bid to become US House speaker.
15 Aug 2022
The bill, which involves major spending on climate action and healthcare, is a triumph for President Joe Biden's legislative agenda.
21 Jul 2022
Lawmakers voted 267-157 to protect same-sex and interracial marriages amid concerns that the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade could jeopardize other rights.
12 Jun 2022
The vote by lawmakers in the Democratic-majority House follows mass shootings in Uvalde, Texas, and Buffalo, New York. The measure is unlikely to pass in the Senate.
8 Nov 2021
With the US House of Representatives moving towards a vote on a $1.75 trillion social spending and climate package, the country could see a string of new tax hikes. Also, eco-friendly fashion designers hope to change a sector known for a heavy carbon footprint and enthusiasts of NFTs (non-fungible tokens) meet up in New York City.
30 Sep 2021
Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system is on course for a $1-billion cash injection from the United States, after a bill was approved in the US House of Representatives.
11 Feb 2021
US House manager Joaquin Castro says that by not intervening during the storming of the Capitol on January 6th, Trump "left everyone in this Capitol for dead".