Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s efforts to be elected for a full two year term passed a crucial first hurdle on Tuesday as the Speaker was nominated by the House Republican conference for the top leadership post. Ryan was approved by unanimous voice vote. Each conference has a top […]
The Senate and the House of Representatives both voted on Wednesday to override President Obama’s veto of a 9/11 lawsuit bill, overriding the President’s veto. This is the first overridden veto of President Obama’s administration. The last President to go without any overridden vetoes was President Lyndon B. Johnson. The […]
On Wednesday, House Democrats, led by civil rights leader Representative John Lewis, took to the House floor quite literally to call for action on gun violence prevention measures. However, the American people’s ability to watch their sit-in on the well of the House chamber was limited as the House Republicans […]
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The House passed legislation on Thursday that aims to restructure Puerto Rico’s debt and prevent further economic damage in the territory. The legislation, supported by the White House, now heads to the Senate. Finding a solution for Puerto Rico was one of Speaker Ryan’s top priorities and the legislation passed […]