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On April 23, 1861, Union loyalists from Virginia's 11th District elected Kellian Whaley to the U.S. House of Representatives, replacing former Congressman Albert Gallatin Jenkins, who'd stepped down to support the Confederacy. The vote came just six days after Virginia had voted to secede from the Union ...
U.S. House of Representatives District 3 candidates were sent the following questions by The Daily News in advance of the May 8 primary election. Phil Law and Scott Dacey are challenging incumbent Walter Jones for the seat. Name: Phil Law. Political Party: Republican. Seeking: US House 3rd ...

US House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan will not run for re-election this year, in a big blow to Republicans with mid-term elections looming. Congress' most powerful lawmaker said he would not stand for another term in his Wisconsin district this November. Republicans already face a tough ...
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is heading to Washington, to finally address lawmakers in two hearings this week. He will be grilled on the Cambridge Analytica scandal, in which a shadowy data firm obtained the information of up to 87 million people without their permission, as well as Russian meddling ...
A record-breaking number of women have filed to run for seats in the U.S. House of Representatives, and the majority of them are registered as Democrats. According to the AP, 309 women across the country have filed candidacy papers to run, beating out the previous record of 298 women in 2012.
On March 20, 2018, Reps. Steve Stivers (R-Ohio) and Bill Foster (D-Ill.) announced in an article that they would introduce the STRONGER Patents Act to the U.S. House of Representatives. More formally referred to as The Support Technology and Research for Our Nation's Growth and Economic Resilience ...

To win a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives, Democrats would need a tremendous electoral wave not seen in more than 40 years to overcome Republican advantages from gerrymandered districts in key states, according to an analysis from the Brennan Center for Justice . The report projects ...
Prague, March 25 (CTK) - Paul Ryan, speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, was due to arrive in Prague on Sunday for a private visit during which he would meet Czech PM Andrej Babis (ANO) on Monday and visit both houses of parliament on Tuesday. A meeting with President Milos Zeman is not ...
PRAGUE -- The speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives said President Donald Trump made the "right call" in deciding to expel dozens of Russian diplomats in response to the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy on British soil. House Speaker Paul Ryan (Republican-Wisconsin) made the comments in a ...
To win a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives, Democrats would need a tremendous electoral wave not seen in more than 40 years to overcome Republican advantages from gerrymandered districts in key states, according to an analysis from the Brennan Center for Justice. The report projects that ...
The Democratic Minority leader in the U.S. House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, will lead a delegation of ten other fellow House Democrats on a trip to Israel and Jordan on Saturday. The trip is to focus on "global and regional security and cooperation issues," a statement by Pelosi's office said, ...
Palsson to run for U.S. House of Representatives seat for California's Fifth District ... NORTHERN CALIFORNIA – Teacher, nonprofit communications director and former Lake County resident Nils Palsson has filed as a candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in the Fifth Congressional District in the ...
The US House of Representatives voted Thursday afternoon to approve the federal budget for the current fiscal year, including a record $695 billion for the Pentagon, the largest amount ever, and more than half the total. The budget passed by a bipartisan vote of 256-167, with majorities of both the ...
In their article, Reps. Stivers and Foster indicate that the STRONGER Patents Act is needed now because "recent changes to patent laws have made patents harder to defend and enforce, and they have devalued American intellectual property." They also enumerate perceived shortcomings of the Patent ...
"A version of the Taylor Force Act passed the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously," Michael Makovsky, president and CEO of JINSA, a pro-Israel think tank that has been lobbying for the bill, told JNS. "Apparently, Senate Democrats are more favorable to that legislation, but the Senate Republican ...
The House missed one deadline last night, but Congress is expected to pass an omnibus appropriations bill by the end of the week, with or without more drama. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images. The U.S. House of Representatives missed its own internal deadline of midnight Monday for releasing the ...
Current St. Clair County State's Attorney Brendan Kelly will be facing incumbent Rep. Mike Bost in the general election for the 12th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. Republican Bost received about 31,000 votes, and his opponent Preston Nelson earned just more than 6,000. In the ...

Delaware as also on the list until it elected Democrat Lisa Blunt Rochester to the U.S. House of Representatives in November 2016. (She is also the state's first African-American representative.) California has sent the most women — 41 — to Congress than any other state, according to Rutgers. Hyde-Smith ...
Kelly, Kinzinger in position to continue. Robin Kelly and Adam Kinzinger cleared the first hurdle Tuesday in their efforts to remain as members of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Today is the deadline for candidates seeking election to the U.S. House of Representatives in Pennsylvania's May primary election to submit announcements to The Meadville Tribune. The Tribune deadline coincides with the deadline for filing petitions set by the Pennsylvania Department of State which ...
Compton Mayor Aja Brown is running for a U.S. House of Representatives seat, she announced Thursday, ahead of a formal announcement later in the day. "The people of the 44th District deserve to be represented by someone who lives, serves and exhibits genuine love for our community, families and ...
WASHINGTON — The big news story out of the Texas primary: The state is virtually certain to send its first two Latinas to the U.S. House of Representatives. Experts say their victories could be used to help boost fellow Democrats in some of the state's most competitive races. Sylvia Garcia, a Texas state ...
The US House of Representatives has just passed a Bill, HR 4768, that will require the US Department of the Treasury, in consultation with various U.S. agencies, to develop a national strategy to combat the financial networks of transnational organized criminals. The Bill passed the House floor on a voice ...
FARGO, N.D. — Former North Dakota Senate Minority Leader Mac Schneider has officially kicked off his campaign for the U.S. House of Representatives. Schneider, a lawyer with officers in Fargo and Grand Forks, is seeking the Democratic–NPL endorsement to replace Kevin Cramer, who is running for ...
If we want a true representative from western Colorado in the U.S. House of Representatives, we cannot do better than Diane Mitsch Bush. First, as our state representative, she was able to get an amazing amount done because she can work across the aisle. How else could she be awarded Legislator of ...
Paul Myers of Midland is a Republican candidate challenging incumbent Mike Conaway for the Congressional District 11 office in the Primary Election March 6. Posted: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 4:25 pm. U.S. House of Representatives District 11: Paul Myers (Challenger). Age: 37. Website: Myers for Congress 2018.
Drew Ferguson is a candidate to represent Georgia's third district in the U.S. House of Representatives. Ferguson said he campaigned on the promise that he would work to make America the best place in the world to do business. He said working with the Trump Administration, many of the burdensome ...
WASHINGTON, D.C. >> Right to Try legislation introduced by Bucks County Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) passed the House on March 21 by a bipartisan vote of 267-149. The bill – the Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act of 2018 [H.R. 5247] ...
Democrat Conor Lamb said his Republican opponent in a U.S. House of Representatives special election on March 13 in Pennsylvania had conceded the race. Lamb made the statement on Twitter about Rick Saccone. That cemented a stunning Democratic upset in a long-time Republican area that ...
Washington (CNN) The US House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday to fund more security at schools, exactly one month after a gunman killed 17 people at a high school in Parkland, Florida, and as thousands of students take part in a national walkout in protest of gun violence. While the bill had ...
Work on the Upper Colorado and San Juan fish recovery programs got a boost recently with the passage of U.S. House of Representatives Resolution 4465, which continues operational funding for the programs through 2023. The bill still requires U.S. Senate approval, but Tom Chart, director of the Upper ...
U.S. Rep. Mike Conaway, R-Texas, is the incumbent candidate for District 11 in the Primary Election March 6. Posted: Sunday, March 4, 2018 12:00 am. U.S. House of Representatives District 11: Mike Conaway (Incumbent). Age: 69. Website: Mike Conaway. Facebook page: Conaway for Texas. How Long have you lived in ...
Democrat Thomasine Moore, of Jacksonville, filed paperwork for a seat on the Onslow County Board of Commissioners; Democrat William Vann, of Magnolia, and Republican Nathan Ray Riggs, of Jacksonville, filed paperwork for the U.S. House of Representatives District 4; and Republican Joseph ...
The U.S. House of Representatives Monday passed a bill to expand Amber Alerts on tribal lands. KNAU's Ryan Heinsius reports, many reservations lack the infrastructure to send emergency notifications in cases of missing or abducted children. Eleven-year-old Ashlynne Mike was abducted on the Navajo ...
There's an America where undocumented immigrants are offered "sanctuary," where the minimum wage is on the rise, where women can pick up birth control pills at their local pharmacies just by filling out a form and where residents can go to their first year of community college for free. And there's another ...
WASHINGTON, Feb 24 (Reuters) - The Democratic minority on the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee on Saturday released a response to Republican charges that the FBI and Justice Department have abused the law in their investigation of possible ties between Russia and Donald ...
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court released a new map for the state's US House of Representatives districts Monday, to replace the old one it struck down as a Republican partisan gerrymander. And the new map is positively fantastic news for Democrats in their effort to take back the House this fall.
U.S. Representative Jason Smith, sponsor of H.R. 2888 to establish a national historical park in Ste. Genevieve as a unit of the National Park Service, spoke about the bill during debate on February 5 on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. All speakers urged support of the bill, which passed in a ...
I would first like to thank the people of Juneau and Alaska for the early support in my campaign for the U.S. House of Representatives. I will answer this question now: why am I running? I am running for one reason: us. It is about us and always will be. I will cover a multitude of issues throughout my ...
The Legislature and the judicial branch would be exempt from the committee's oversight. Stratton has compared the committee to one in the U.S. House of Representatives that former Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz, a Republican, used to investigate Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while she was ...
... as early as Tuesday. A redrawn map of Pennsylvania districts could boost Democrats nationally in their quest to take control of the U.S. House of Representatives. The Democratic-majority state Supreme Court threw out Pennsylvania's GOP-drawn congressional map because of partisan gerrymandering.
On March 6, voters will go to the polls to select their nominees for political office at the county, state and federal levels. The winners of the Republican and Democratic primaries become their respective party's nominees for the Nov. 6, 2018 general election. Early voting for the March 6 elections runs from ...
Before the vote the document had two-party support - at least 25 congressmen of the U.S. House of Representatives acted as its co-authors. The bill includes six pages and foresees, in particular, assistance to Ukraine in improving its cybersecurity strategy. At the same time, it notes that it is expedient for the ...
A bill to rename Columbia's post office on Walnut Street after a Columbia soldier killed in Afghanistan has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives. On Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler, R-Harrisonville, introduced H.R. 4960 to rename the post office the Spc. Sterling William Wyatt Post ...
East Texas News Weekend airs on Saturday at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m., and also on Sunday at 10 p.m. East Texas Now airs from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., from noon to 4 p.m. and from 6:30 to 10 p.m. on Monday through Friday. Watch Good Morning East Texas every weekday from 4:30-7 a.m., East Texas ...
Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives. CREDIT: Cheriss May/NurPhoto via Getty Images. UPDATE: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has set a new record for the longest continuous speech since at least 1909 in the House of Representatives. She has held the floor ...
On March 6, voters will go to the polls to select their nominees for political office at the county, state and federal levels. The winners of the Republican and Democratic primaries become their respective party's nominees for the Nov. 6, 2018 general election. Early voting for the March 6 elections runs from ...
WASHINGTON D.C. (KLTV) -. The U.S House of Representatives today is scheduled to give final approval on Kari's Law today, and if approved the bill will be delivered to the president's desk.
U.S. House of Representatives supports Act to boost Ukraine's cybersecurity. 09:00, 08 February 2018. Politics. 170 0. The new legislation is aimed to enhance the U.S.-Ukraine cybersecurity cooperation and provide support to secure Ukraine government computer networks from malicious cyber intrusions. REUTERS ...
The US Congress is to vote on a bipartisan budget deal to avert another government shutdown amid stiff opposition from left and right. The bill has angered Republican budget hawks, while Democrats are upset about the lack of an immigration concession. Hours before federal funding expires, the Senate is expected to ...


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