House Majority Leader Nominated for Speaker

A full vote of the House is not yet scheduled. Representative Steve Scalise of Louisiana won the secret ballot from members of his party in the House on…

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U.S. Capitol Complex to Reopen This Week

It has been closed since March 2020.  The public will be allowed access to the U.S. Capitol for the first time in almost three years beginning January 3.…

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House Plans Friday Vote on Build Back Better Bill

CBO analysis of legislation’s costs due Friday.  House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said that the chamber’s leadership plans to hold a vote on final passage of President Biden’s…

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House Returns to Washington for Debt Limit Vote

If approved, the debt limit will need to be addressed again in December. Members of the House of Representatives returned to Washington, D.C., on Tuesday to cast their…

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House Approves $1 Billion for Israel’s “Iron Dome”

Only one legislator vocally dissented. A bill that would provide $1 billion for Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system was overwhelmingly passed by the House of Representatives in…

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House Passes Bill to Avert Government Shutdown

Federal funding will otherwise cease at the end of September. On Tuesday, the House of Representatives voted to avoid a government shutdown at the end of this month,…

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