House Speaker Pelosi And Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Continue COVID Relief Talks

White House Increases Stimulus Offer to $1.6 Trillion

White House gave its biggest stimulus offer yet during a closed-door meeting with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday.
Stimulus Payment

Pelosi to Introduce $2.4 Trillion Stimulus Package with Direct Payments

A new stimulus package amounting to about $2.4 trillion is being prepared, and it will include a second round of stimulus checks or direct payments for Americans.
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House Strikes Deal on Stopgap to Avoid Government Shutdown

House Democrats and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin have reached a deal on stopgap spending to avoid government shutdown Tuesday night.
Ginsburg Makes History, First Woman to Lie in State at U.S. Capitol

Ginsburg Makes History, First Woman to Lie in State at U.S. Capitol

Even in death, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg makes history as she is set to become the first woman to lie in state at the U.S. Capitol this Friday, September 25, exactly a week after she died.
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks about the 'Heroes Act', a proposal for the next phase of the COVID-19 relief legislation, on Capitol Hill in Washington, US.

Pelosi Commits to Keep House in Session Until COVID-19 Relief Deal Is Reached

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday that the Congress would stay in session until lawmakers reach another COVID-19 relief deal.
Chief Of Staff Mark Meadows Speaks To Media At The White House

Meadows Blames Pelosi for Impasse on Coronavirus Relief Talks

Mark Meadows, White House chief of staff, blamed the stalled negotiations on the second coronavirus relief package on a "fantasy objection" from Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
House Democrats To Vote On Post Office Bill In Break From Summer Recess

Slimmed Down Stimulus? Meadows Visits Capitol to Talk to Pelosi

Mark Meadows, White House Chief of Staff, visited the U.S. Capitol on Saturday in an attempt to pressure Democrats into accepting a slimmed down version of the stimulus bill.
US President Donald Trump, late yesterday, fired Steve Linick, the State Department Inspector General and this led to strong criticism, according to news reports, ‘from senior Democratic lawmakers.’

Pres. Trump Fires State Department Inspector General, Leading to Heavy Criticisms

US President Donald Trump, late yesterday, fired Steve Linick, the State Department Inspector General and this led to strong criticism from senior Democratic lawmakers.
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3 Major US Companies Finalize Business Deals with Cuba as Obama's Visit Looms

Three major U.S. companies are finalizing business deals with Cuba as President Barack Obama’s visit to the country approaches. These are AT&T, Starwood and Marriott.
Xavier Becerra

Since 9/11, Zero Resettled Refugees Arrested on Domestic Terror Charges, Says Rep. Xavier Becerra

Of the hundreds of thousands of refugees resettled in the U.S., since Sept. 11, 2001, not one has been arrested for domestic terrorism, said Rep. Xavier Becerra.
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178 House Democrats Urge Homeland Security to End Immigrant Detention After Federal Court Ruling

House Democrats haven increased their call for U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson to end family detention after a federal court ruled against the policy.
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Immigration: 136 House Democrats Pen Letter to Homeland Security Secretary to End Immigrant Family Detention

After voicing their concerns about immigrant family detention, House of Representatives Democrats have written a letter to U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on the issue.
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Immigration Reform News Update: NDAA's Immigration, DACA Amendments Blocked

Immigration reforms advocates encountered another setback from the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday. Lawmakers voted to not include an amendment that would allow recipients of President Barack Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to enlist in the military.
High School Students

Congress Supports Abstinence-Only While Chlamydia Breaks Out in Latino-heavy 'Abstinence-Only' Texas High School

House Speaker John Boehner and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi negotiated and passed a bipartisan $200 billion Medicare bill that quietly increased funding for abstinence-only programs. However, ignorance bred in abstinence-only education could've contributed to the chlamydia outbreak among students in an abstinence-only West Texas high school.
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President Obama, Latino Lawmakers Praise Homeland Security Funding Bill's Passage

President Obama and congressional lawmakers are praising Congress after they finally passed legislation to fund the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for the 2015 fiscal quarter, expiring Sept. 30, the bill to have no adverse affect on the president's immigration executive actions despite conservative lawmakers' efforts to block its implementation.
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President Obama, Democrats Praise FCC on Net Neutrality Vote; GOP Blasts Decision

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has voted on new "Open Internet" policies, and politicians from the Legislative and Executive Branches have mixed reactions to the decision.
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