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Local Congressmen provide differing views on infrastructure bill

MADISON, Wis. - The House approved a $1 trillion infrastructure bill Friday night, accomplishing one of President Joe Biden's main policy goals. The bill garnered approval from thirteen House Republicans and all but six House Democrats. RELATED: Dems end deadlock,…

House Republicans again block passage of disaster aid bill

For the second time in a week, a House Republican has blocked the passage of a more than $19 billion disaster relief bill, further delaying the approval of funds that cleared the Senate last week with overwhelming bipartisan support.

House panel authorizes subpoena for Mueller report

The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday approved a subpoena to obtain the full confidential report from special counsel Robert Mueller, sending a warning to Attorney General William Barr not to redact Mueller's report and setting the stage for a clash between Congress and the Trump administration.

House Dems to hold vote on sweeping legislative proposal

The House of Representatives on Friday passed a key priority of the new Democratic majority: A sweeping legislative proposal that Democrats call HR 1 that seeks to enact wide-ranging ethics reform, expand voting rights and mandate the disclosure of presidential tax returns.

Key House Democrat: No timeline on requesting Trump's tax returns

Rep. Richard Neal, the only Democrat on Capitol Hill who can formally request Trump's tax returns using IRS rules, said Tuesday evening that he is not clear on when he will request President Donald Trump's tax returns and that Neal will do it only after his committee has built his case in seeking them.

Nadler: Trump has attacked 'core functions' of democracy

House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler said Monday that President Donald Trump has attacked the "core functions" of American democracy and that congressional Democrats will hold him and his administration accountable with a sweeping investigation.

House Dems to act on anti-Semitism resolution

House Democratic leaders will bring to the floor Wednesday a resolution condemning anti-Semitism, a senior Democratic aide tells CNN, following outrage over comments made by Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar last week that insinuated pro-Israel groups are pushing "allegiance to a foreign country."

Congress approves shutdown deal, sending measure to White House

With little more than a day left before funding expires for key parts of the government, the House and Senate both voted on Thursday to approve a spending deal to avert a shutdown, sending the legislation to the White House for President Donald Trump's signature.

Political world mourns the loss of John Dingell

The news of former Michigan Democratic Rep. John Dingell's death shook the political world Thursday night as memorials poured in from political leaders spanning his decades as the House's longest-serving member.

GOP seeks term limits for Congress

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and Republican Rep. Francis Rooney proposed a Constitutional amendment on Thursday that would impose term limits on members of both houses of Congress.