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The United States House of Representatives is the lower house of the United States Congress; the Senate is the upper house. Together they compose the national bicameral legislature of the United States.

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U.S. House passes bill to avoid government shutdown [Video]

U.S. House passes bill to avoid government shutdown

The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives passed a stopgap funding bill on Tuesday to keep the federal government operating through Dec. 11, after striking a deal with Republicans on aid for..

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Biden warning for a US-UK post-Brexit trade deal [Video]

Biden warning for a US-UK post-Brexit trade deal

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden warned the United Kingdom that it must honour the Northern Irish peace deal as it extracts itself from the European Union or there would be no U.S...

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Trump intel chief defends briefings ban [Video]

Trump intel chief defends briefings ban

[NFA] U.S. President Donald Trump's intelligence chief on Sunday defended his decision to cease in-person Congressional briefings on election security, while Democrats said the move would suppress..

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Pelosi says $1.3 trillion WH offer not enough [Video]

Pelosi says $1.3 trillion WH offer not enough

[NFA] President Donald Trump is willing to sign a $1.3 trillion coronavirus relief bill, White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said on Friday, but Democratic House of Representatives Speaker Nancy..

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House passes bill to support Post Office [Video]

House passes bill to support Post Office

[NFA] The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives voted on Saturday to provide the cash-strapped Postal Service with $25 billion and block policy changes that have stirred concerns about mail-in..

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Democratic House To Vote On Bill That Would Keep USPS Alive Until After the Election [Video]

Democratic House To Vote On Bill That Would Keep USPS Alive Until After the Election

On Wednesday, the democratic-lead U.S. House of Representatives released new legislation. This was in response to controversial administrative changes at the U.S. Postal Service. More and more..

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U.S. House to vote on $25 billion postal infusion [Video]

U.S. House to vote on $25 billion postal infusion

[NFA] U.S. House of Representatives Democrats unveiled on Wednesday legislation that would require same-day processing for mail-in ballots and give the cash-strapped Postal Service a $25 billion..

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Trump needs suburban voters, but their needs shift [Video]

Trump needs suburban voters, but their needs shift

[NFA] The Republican president's re-election bid may hinge on winning suburban voters who revolted against his party two years ago. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

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U.S. postmaster general to testify before House [Video]

U.S. postmaster general to testify before House

[NFA] New U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy has agreed to testify before a U.S. House panel investigating whether service changes adopted in recent weeks have slowed mail deliveries, the committee..

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Under Fire For USPS Fiasco, Dems Consider Hauling House Reps Back To Work [Video]

Under Fire For USPS Fiasco, Dems Consider Hauling House Reps Back To Work

Democrats may bring the House of Representatives back as early as next week to discuss some of the issues facing the United States Postal Service. House members are being roundly criticized in their..

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With aid talks stalled, lawmakers go home [Video]

With aid talks stalled, lawmakers go home

[NFA] The prospects for a deal in the U.S. Congress to help Americans suffering due to the coronavirus pandemic dimmed on Friday, with the Senate and House of Representatives in recess. This report..

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Poll: Harris may bolster Biden with women, Republicans [Video]

Poll: Harris may bolster Biden with women, Republicans

[NFA] A Reuters/Ipsos poll shows Biden's choice of running mate, California Senator Kamala Harris, is more popular than he is with female voters, and even one in four Republican voters approve of..

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Kobach loses U.S. Senate seat in Kansas primary [Video]

Kobach loses U.S. Senate seat in Kansas primary

U.S. Representative Roger Marshall won the Kansas Republican primary for the Senate on Tuesday, defeating anti-immigration firebrand Kris Kobach with the help of the party establishment, which feared..

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Two members of U.S. House introduce bill regarding NCAA athletes' name, image and likeness

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Libraries in Montana helping citizens fill out census online to win another U.S. House seat

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Judges halt Trump plan to upend congressional apportionment

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Expert on genocide and anti-Semitism lays out the frightening parallels between QAnon and Hitler’s Nazis

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Congress launches probe into 'alarming pattern' of tragedies at Fort Hood military base

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House Republican Whip Steve Scalise on "The Takeout" — 2/7/2020

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Rep. Richard Neal Defeats Progressive Challenger in Mass. Race

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U.S. Rep. Richard Neal of Massachusetts, the powerful chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, held off Democratic challenger Alex Morse in Tuesday's primary after an acrimonious campaign that..
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House passes $25 billion bill to fund U.S. Postal Service, but Senate balks

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House approves additional Postal Service funding while Trump threatens veto

The Democratic-led House of Representatives on Saturday approved an additional $25 billion in funding for the United States Postal Service. The legislation now moves to the Senate, but President Trump..
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Libya’s government announces cease-fire, calls for elections

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Pelosi calls House back for postal service vote as Trump defends agency head

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is calling lawmakers back from recess for what she calls an "urgent" vote to prevent more changes to the postal system ahead of the election. Meanwhile, President Trump is..
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Senate Republicans split over budget deal

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John Dingell writes a note to his younger self

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GOP tries to bridge the gender gap

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Ilhan Omar Wins House Primary in Minnesota

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Trump has a habit of seeking to bypass the US Constitution – here's why his latest executive order circus matters

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Donald Trump is the Mussolini to Putin’s Hitler, top Democrat says

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William Barr: Trump's faithful protector – and a danger to democracy?

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