House of Representatives

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Nancy Pelosi primes Capitol attack panel to take hard line on Trump
The Republican leadership’s decision to boycott the inquiry leaves the ex-president without defenders on the committee

Hugo Lowell in Washington

26, Jul, 2021 @12:34 PM

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Pelosi puts anti-Trump Republican Kinzinger on US Capitol attack panel
Speaker asks Illinois representative to join Liz Cheney after minority leader withdrew support over rejection of Trump allies

Martin Pengelly in New York

25, Jul, 2021 @5:12 PM

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Most unvaccinated Americans unlikely to get shots, poll finds, as Delta spreads – as it happened
About 16% of unvaccinated Americans say they will get the shots, AP poll finds, while cases likely to accelerate through summer

Lois Beckett and Jessica Glenza

24, Jul, 2021 @12:28 AM

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McCarthy pulls five Republicans from Capitol attack panel after Pelosi rejects two
House speaker said she would veto two appointed by minority leader because they could threaten integrity of investigation

Hugo Lowell in Washington

21, Jul, 2021 @11:24 PM

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Democratic congresswoman arrested during voting rights protest at Capitol
Joyce Beatty, chair of Congressional Black Caucus, was calling on the Senate to pass a key election reform bill

Joan E Greve

15, Jul, 2021 @8:56 PM

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Biden heads to Capitol Hill to boost Democrats’ ‘human infrastructure’ plan
President joins Senate Democrats for lunch a day after Schumer announces agreement on spending proposal

Joan E Greve in Washington and agencies

14, Jul, 2021 @9:54 PM

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House Democrats tell Senate: exempt voting rights bill from filibuster
Filibuster exception would allow Democrats to push through their voting rights reform bill over unanimous Republican opposition

Hugo Lowell in Washington

13, Jul, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Nancy Pelosi signals hard line on formation of 6 January select committee
Speaker ready to veto Republican members of House inquiry in effort to investigate root causes of Capitol attack

Hugo Lowell in Washington

01, Jul, 2021 @4:48 PM

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House votes to remove statues of white supremacists from US Capitol
• Resolution affects men who supported slavery and segregation and specifically names John Calhoun, Charles Aycock and James Clarke

Amanda Holpuch in New York

30, Jun, 2021 @12:58 PM

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Biden says failing infrastructure ‘a drain on our economy’ as he pushes bipartisan plan – as it happened
President speaks in Wisconsin as he aims to get infrastructure package through Congress – follow all the day’s politics news

Joan E Greve in Washington

30, Jun, 2021 @12:14 AM

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‘Republicans are defunding the police’: Fox News anchor stumps congressman
Chris Wallace quizzes Jim Banks of Indiana on Fox News Sunday over Biden providing $350bn for law enforcement in bill opposed by GOP

Martin Pengelly in New York

28, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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America’s top general defends study of critical race theory by military
Gen Mark Milley says he wants to understand ‘white rage’, adding: ‘I’ve read Lenin. That doesn’t make me a communist’

Sarah Betancourt

24, Jun, 2021 @4:24 PM

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