House Of Representatives
Various veteran lawmakers deciding to call it quits may not bode well for Democrats as they seek to retain control of the House in 2022.
Congress could make debt ceiling standoffs a thing of the past.
The moratorium lapsed July 31.
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) is proposing ambitious new legislation that would give $1,200 per month to most American adults as a way to combat poverty and to improve health.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called Rep. Kevin McCarthy a “moron” after he rejected the mask mandate’s return to the U.S. Capitol building.
As COVID-19 cases increase, the CDC has reversed guidance that allowed people who had been fully vaccinated to no longer wear face coverings.
“It is clear that January 6th was not simply an attack on a building, but an attack on our very Democracy,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wrote ahead of the vote.
"I thank heavens that we had a Democratic majority in the House that day," Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said in a virtual town hall meeting.
Republicans blocked a 9/11-style independent commission last month that would get to the bottom of the Capitol riot.
The day off for federal workers honors the end of slavery in the United States.