Stories tagged: House
Mon., Oct. 30, 2017, 6 a.m.
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. – A yearslong effort to restore the ramshackle Massachusetts homestead where a woman accused of witchcraft during the 1692 Salem witch trials resettled after escaping the hangman’s noose …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 5:37 p.m.
Republican leaders say the House will vote next week on a GOP bill to make it easier to cut down trees on national forests to reduce the risk of wildfire.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 1:07 p.m.
Republicans powered a $4 trillion budget through the House on Thursday by a razor-thin margin, a close vote underscoring the difficulties that lie ahead in delivering President Donald Trump’s promise …
Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 1:13 p.m.
The House is poised to pass bipartisan legislation that would hit Iran with new sanctions for its pursuit of long-range ballistic missiles and block the flow of money to Hezbollah …
Mon., Oct. 23, 2017
One of the grandest homes in the Rockwood National Register Historic District was erected for pioneer attorney Edward J. Cannon and his wife, Helen, in 1911. The brick home in …
Thu., Oct. 19, 2017, 11:19 a.m.
The house where Rosa Parks lived after sparking the Montgomery bus boycott was on a demolition list in Detroit until it was saved by Parks’ niece and a Berlin-based artist, …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 14, 2017, 4:24 p.m.
A fence is going up around the real Albuquerque house made famous by the methamphetamine-making character Walter White.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 2:34 p.m.
Oscar-nominated actor James Woods says he’s retiring from the entertainment industry.
Fri., Oct. 6, 2017
The program holds appeal because children are relatively cheap to cover and they shouldn’t have to face the consequences of their parents’ insurance status.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 7:29 p.m.
The House on Thursday passed a $4.1 trillion budget plan that promises deep cuts to social programs while paving the way for Republicans to rewrite the tax code later this …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 3:40 p.m.
Republicans on the House Natural Resources Committee are asking the Interior Department to provide documents on use of private charter flights for government business by the past three Interior secretaries, …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 3, 2017, 3:33 p.m.
Most late-term abortions would be outlawed under legislation Republicans pushed toward House passage Tuesday, a bill that won’t reach an eager President Donald Trump because it faces certain defeat in …
Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 2:17 p.m.
The House voted Wednesday to speed the introduction of self-driving cars by giving the federal government authority to exempt automakers from safety standards not applicable to the technology, and to …
Fri., July 28, 2017
The effort to kill Obamacare is not complete. Expect vigorous protests throughout August, led by the activists of ADAPT and their allies.
Thu., July 27, 2017, 2:50 p.m.
The House passed a $788 billion spending bill Thursday that combines a $1.6 billion down payment for President Donald Trump’s controversial border wall with Mexico with a whopping budget increase …
UPDATED: Tue., July 25, 2017, 3:25 p.m.
The Republican-led House is seeking to overturn a rule that would let consumers join together to sue their banks or credit card companies rather than use an arbitrator to resolve …
UPDATED: Tue., July 25, 2017, 4:20 p.m.
Eager to punish Russia for meddling in the 2016 election, the House on Tuesday overwhelmingly backed a new package of sanctions against Moscow that prohibits President Donald Trump from waiving …
Tue., July 25, 2017, 11:53 a.m.
Using an obscure tactic, House Democrats will force their GOP colleagues to take controversial committee votes this week over President Donald Trump’s business ties and the government’s widening Russia probe.
Wed., July 19, 2017, 7:25 a.m.
Republicans’ partisan push to overhaul the health care system failed in the Senate, but House GOP lawmakers say they plan to stick to that approach in rewriting the tax code.
Thu., July 13, 2017, 2:52 p.m.
House Republicans and Democrats unveiled legislation Thursday that would provide the biggest expansion of college aid for military veterans in a decade, removing a 15-year time limit to tap into …
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
President Donald Trump said Wednesday he will be “very angry” if the Senate fails to pass a revamped Republican health care bill and said Majority Leader Mitch McConnell must “pull …
Tue., July 11, 2017, 1:09 p.m.
Legislation imposing new sanctions on Russia is stalled in the House amid a partisan battle over whether all lawmakers should have the authority to start a process to block a …
UPDATED: Thu., July 6, 2017, 3:13 p.m.
The Illinois House voted Thursday to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s vetoes of a budget package, giving the state its first spending blueprint in than two years and ending the nation’s …
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 10:28 p.m.
The Washington hospital where House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is recuperating from a gunshot wound says he has been readmitted to the intensive care unit.
Sat., July 1, 2017, 10:10 p.m.
The Oregon House has advanced a $10 million reproductive health care bill that would require all insurance companies across the state to cover abortions and a variety of other reproductive …
Fri., June 23, 2017
Funding levels for special education services are shaped by two metrics: a cap and a multiplier. Neither one may reflect the reality of particular school districts.
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017, 4:19 p.m.
Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is telling Democrats that next year could be the year they take back control of the House.
UPDATED: Wed., June 21, 2017, 5:12 p.m.
Democratic Party divisions were on glaring display Wednesday as a special election loss in a wildly expensive Georgia House race left bitter lawmakers turning their anger on their own leaders.
Wed., May 31, 2017, 2:51 p.m.
Looks like former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama are putting down deeper roots in Washington – after renting a house for their post-White House stint in …
Sun., May 28, 2017
Most of the early Senate talk has centered on pre-existing conditions, deductibles and premiums. Improving coverage is important, but senators cannot ignore Medicaid.