House

  • The Democrats win back the House! What does this mean for Trump?

    Democrats regained a majority in the House but Republicans held onto control of the Senate in Tuesday’s midterm elections. Democrats picked key wins in suburban districts from Virginia to Colorado to Florida, according to results from congressional races around the country. Although the final party breakdown remained in flux, CNN and...
  • House set to approve bank deregulation legislation

    Major banks — outside of money-center giants — are set to gain a measure of relief when the House of Representatives votes Tuesday on a deregulation bill. The bill, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act, not only will make the regulatory burden lighter but will help...
  • Dem lawmakers release thousands of Russian Facebook ads

    WASHINGTON — Democrats on the House intelligence committee have released more than 3,500 Facebook ads that were created or promoted by a Russian internet agency, providing the fullest picture yet of Russia’s attempt to sow racial and political division in the U.S. before and after the 2016 election. Most...
  • Ryan meets with House chaplain he ousted, then reinstated

    WASHINGTON –  House Speaker Paul Ryan met Tuesday with the House chaplain he ousted last month, then reinstated after the chaplain complained a Ryan aide told him it might be time to put a non-Catholic in the job. Ryan told reporters he and the Rev. Patrick Conroy talked about...
  • House chaplain seeks to withdraw resignation

    WASHINGTON — The embattled chaplain of the U.S. House of Representatives is seeking to withdraw his resignation in a caustic letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan that accuses a top Ryan staff aide of telling him “something like ‘maybe it’s time that we had a Chaplain that wasn’t a...
  • Guns in church bill stalling out in House

    INDIANAPOLIS — Legislation to allow guns in churches appears to be faltering in the Indiana House. Senate Bill 33 would permit a licensed gun owner to carry a firearm onto church property that has a school. For three days it has been on the House calendar and for three...
  • Here are the members of Congress retiring at the end of 2018

      Here are the members of Congress retiring at the end of 2018   Several congressional lawmakers have announced they aren’t running for re-election this year, with plans to retire from Congress at the end of their current terms. Here’s a list of who is out: Senate Bob Corker,...
  • Alabama House passes bill on church day care regulations

    A bill to add regulations for child care centers that are exempt from state licensing because of a church affiliation passed the Alabama House of Representatives this afternoon. The House passed the bill 86-5 after a long debate, mostly about an amendment that was eventually adopted in a close...
  • GOP tax accord hits low net worth individuals the hardest!

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Generous tax cuts for corporations and the wealthiest Americans would be delivered in a sweeping overhaul of the tax laws, under a new agreement crafted by Republicans in Congress. Middle- and low-income families would receive smaller tax cuts, though President Donald Trump and Republican leaders have billed...