Jun 30, 2021 09:05 AM IST
Congressman Brad Sherman, the Democratic Co-Chair of the House Caucus on India and India Americans, was joined by Rep. Steve Chabot in introducing the resolution last month.
- Feb 27, 2021 12:52 PM IST
Democrats who control the chamber passed the sweeping measure by a mostly party-line vote of 219 to 212 and sent it on to the Senate, where Democrats planned a legislative maneuver to allow them to pass it without the support of Republicans.
- Nov 04, 2020 09:13 AM IST
Raja Krishnamoorthi, 47, who was born in New Delhi, easily defeated Preston Nelson of the Libertarian Party. When last reports came in, he had accounted for nearly 71 per cent of the total votes counted.
- Jan 29, 2020 11:33 AM IST
Introduced by Congressman James P McGovern, Chairman of the House Rules Committee and the Congressional-Executive Commission on China, the bill was passed by a overwhelming vote of 392 to 22.
- Jan 10, 2020 07:54 AM IST
The Democratic-controlled House voted 224-194, mostly along party lines, sending the war powers resolution to the Senate. The partisan vote reflected the deep divide in Congress over Trump's Iran policy and how much of a say lawmakers should have over the use of the military.
- Jan 09, 2020 08:12 AM IST
Pelosi said that the Democrats will move forward as their concerns were not addressed in a closed-door briefing Wednesday involving Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
- Feb 28, 2019 07:56 AM IST
"It appears he did," Democratic Chairman Elijah Cummings told reporters when asked after a day-long hearing with Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, if he believed Trump committed a crime as president.
- Feb 15, 2019 07:52 AM IST
The Democratic-run House backed the measure, a spending bill providing over $300 billion for several government departments and agencies, 300 to 128. It passed the Senate earlier on Thursday. The White House has said Trump will sign it into law, but will also attempt to use unilateral powers to obtain money for a wall.
- Jan 22, 2018 07:55 AM IST
Senate Republican leaders have said the chamber will vote on the measure to fund the government through Feb. 8 at 1 a.m. EST (0600 GMT) on Monday, unless Democrats agree to hold the vote sooner.
- Dec 20, 2017 08:12 AM IST
The biggest overhaul of the U.S. tax system in more than 30 years could be signed into law by President Donald Trump as soon as Wednesday, if both chambers of Congress approve it.
- Jun 11, 2016 12:52 PM IST
In a major foreign policy speech here in which he was highly critical of President Barack Obama's policies, the US-India relationship was the only aspect of it which was appreciated by Ryan.
- Apr 20, 2016 08:15 AM IST
Invitations to address the Senate and House are considered a great honour. There have been only two in the past year: Pope Francis, on September 24, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, on April 29, 2015.
- Aug 22, 2015 02:12 PM IST
"We need to end birthright citizenship for illegal immigrants," Jindal tweeted a day after real-estate tycoon and leading Republican presidential candidate Trump unveiled his tough plan to combat what he calls the negative economic consequences of illegal immigration.
- Dec 18, 2012 09:32 PM IST
US House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner emerged from a meeting with fellow Republicans on Tuesday morning pledging to press forward on talks to avert the "fiscal cliff," as hope of a deal rose
- Jul 29, 2011 08:26 AM IST
The US House votes today on a plan to avert an American default, as conservatives in the Republican-dominated lower chamber have begun falling in line, but Senate Democrats and President Barack Obama insist they will block the bill from becoming law.