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19-year-old leading the vote count in a local Kansas primary

“There is a certain pride to know that, if elected in November, I may be both the only Jewish representative and the youngest member of the Kansas House," says Aaron Coleman.

US Republicans' coronavirus aid proposal faces opposition on both sides

Democrats decried it as too limited compared to their $3 trillion proposal that passed the House of Representatives in May, while some Senate Republicans criticized it as too expensive.

By REUTERS
28/07/2020
House approves to double budget of Special Envoy to combat antisemitism

Earlier this year, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee passed unanimously the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act of 2019.

US House to vote on banishing Confederate statues from Capitol building

Democrats said they hoped the legislation would win bipartisan support.

By REUTERS
22/07/2020
Audience members practice social distancing during a House of Representatives ruling.
US House passes $3 trillion coronavirus aid bill opposed by Trump

By a vote of 208-199 Democrats won passage of a bill that Republican leaders, who control the Senate, and President Donald Trump have vowed to block.

By REUTERS
16/05/2020
President Trump vetoes Iran war powers resolution

"This indefinite prohibition is unnecessary and dangerous," the president wrote in his letter to the Senate.

07/05/2020
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addresses a news conference in the Press Briefing Room at the St
Letter urges Pompeo to pursue diplomacy in extending Iran arms embargo

The letter has so far garnered 384 signatures in the 435-member House and warns of “disastrous consequences” if a UN embargo is allowed to expire in October

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
03/05/2020
US House majority leader urges working from home amid coronavirus outbreak

The House is expected to vote on a rule change when it returns that would allow voting by proxy, but Hoyer's proposal would take it further to allow remote votes and committee work.

By REUTERS
21/04/2020
Historic $2.2 trillion coronavirus bill passes US House, becomes law

"He just wants the publicity. He can’t stop it, only delay," President Trump wrote in a series of tweets. ."... throw Massie out of Republican Party!"

By REUTERS
28/03/2020
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