US House of Representatives: News

07 Jan 2023

White House

Republican Kevin McCarthy named US House speaker in marathon voting

Republican leader Kevin McCarthy was named the 55th speaker of the US House of Representatives on Saturday, according to AFP.

09 Nov 2022

US Congress

US midterm election results: Tight contest between Democrats, Republicans

The counting of votes for the US midterm elections got underway on Wednesday, which will in turn decide the composition of the US Congress — the federal legislature.

11 Oct 2022

Tulsi Gabbard

Tulsi Gabbard quits Democratic Party, says 'elitist cabal' controls party

Former Democratic presidential candidate in the US, Tulsi Gabbard, announced her departure from the Democratic Party on Tuesday, Fox News reported.

18 Jul 2022

Chicago

US: 3 dead in Indiana mall shooting, gunman shot dead

In another incident of gun violence, three died and two were injured at a mall shooting in Indiana, US.

15 Jul 2022

Narendra Modi

US House approves India-specific waiver over Russian missile deal

The US House of Representatives approved the legislation that recommended an India-specific waiver under the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA), on Thursday.

06 Nov 2021

Nancy Pelosi

US: House passes $1tn infrastructure bill, heads to Biden's desk

Following months of tense negotiations and a daylong standoff, the US House of Representatives has passed a $1 trillion infrastructure bill Friday night, sending it to President Joe Biden to be signed into law.

18 May 2021

India

US: Lawmakers introduce resolution to support India's fight against COVID-19

The raging second COVID-19 wave is wreaking havoc in India with lakhs of people getting infected every day consecutively for over a month and thousands losing their battle to the deadly disease.

US House votes to punish Republican congresswoman over controversial remarks

The United States House of Representatives on Thursday voted to expel Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene from two high-profile committees over her incendiary remarks.

23 Jan 2021

Donald Trump

Trump's impeachment trial in Senate to begin on February 8

The United States Senate would begin the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump on February 8, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said.

13 Jan 2021

Donald Trump

US House convenes to impeach President Trump for second time

The US House of Representatives on Wednesday opened debate on legislation to impeach outgoing President Donald Trump in connection with the violence at the US Capitol by his supporters last week that left five dead.

13 Jan 2021

Donald Trump

US House set to vote to impeach Trump on Wednesday

The US House of Representatives is all set to vote on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Wednesday.

19 Dec 2019

Donald Trump

#TrumpImpeachment: President Donald Trump impeached in historic US House vote

In a historic vote, the US House of Representatives voted to approve the impeachment charges against President Donald Trump to remove him from office on Wednesday.

19 Nov 2017

H-1B Visa

US hiking minimum H-1B salary will hit Indian IT firms

In what could be a setback for Indian IT companies and professionals, a new legislation in the US promises to increase minimum salaries of H-1B visa holders from $60,000 to $90,000.

18 Jul 2017

Donald Trump

Republicans oppose healthcare bill: Is Trumpcare doomed?

Casting a shadow of uncertainty over Trump's proposed healthcare bill, two more Republican senators, Mike Lee and Jerry Moran have stated their opposition to it, leaving it without the required majority for passing.

Obamacare repeal: House passes Republican health care bill, Senate awaits

Symbolizing a major legislative landmark under the Trump presidency, the Republican dominated US House of Representatives voted to repeal parts of Obamacare including insurance coverage for people with "pre-existing conditions", intending to replace it with the Republican-sponsored American Health Care Act.

05 Jan 2017

Donald Trump

US House Republicans drop proposal to weaken ethics office

Republican Party members in the US House of Representatives have dropped a controversial proposal to curb the powers of the independent Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE).