House of Representatives

Nancy Pelosi Could Recess House Until July 21

The House Democrats’ rule providing for the consideration of their $3 trillion, 1,815-page phase four coronavirus bill would allow House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to recess the House until July 21.

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 23: U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) delivers a statement at the hallway of the Speaker’s Balcony at the U.S. Capitol March 23, 2020 in Washington, DC. Speaker Pelosi spoke on the 10th anniversary of the Affordable Care Act and introduced the Take …

Jenny Beth Martin: Act Quickly, But Let Congress Have a Serious Debate

In America, we are known for having thoughtful discussions about painful topics. But as the federal, state, and even municipal governments around the country are making decisions and taking actions to respond to the threat of the coronavirus, I can’t help but wonder – when did I fall asleep in America and wake up elsewhere?

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House Passes Resolution Against Minor League Contraction

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four members of the House of Representatives introduced a resolution Tuesday urging Major League Baseball not to follow through with its proposal to eliminate 42 current minor league teams.

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