Tag Archives: House of Representatives

GOP Rep. John Katko Will Not Seek Re-election

John Katko

U.S. Rep. John Katko, a Republican who has represented Cayuga County and three other central New York counties in Congress for four terms, announced on Friday that he will not run for reelection this year. Katko said in a statement that he will not run for a fifth term ” …

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House Passes Biden’s $1.7 Trillion Build Back Better Act

Speaker Nancy Pelosi

On Friday, the House voted to pass a historic $1.75 trillion Build Back Better Act that makes unprecedented investments in working people, families, and communities across America. The roll call fell mostly among party lines with a vote of 220-213, with one Democrat, Maine Congressman Jared Goldman, voting against it. “We …

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House Votes to Hold Steve Bannon In Criminal Contempt

The US House of Representatives voted largely along party lines Thursday to hold Steve Bannon, a close ally of former US President Donald Trump, in criminal contempt of Congress. In debate ahead of the vote, select committee Chair Bennie Thompson, D-Miss. said that allowing Bannon to ignore their subpoena would …

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House Democrats Want To Mandate COVID-19 Vaccine

On Wednesday, nineteen House Democrats sent a letter to the Capitol physician urging him to mandate the COVID-19 vaccine or require testing at least twice a week for lawmakers and staff on Capitol Hill. “To prevent the spread of COVID-19, Capitol Hill must do everything possible to lead by example …

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House Dems Urge McCarthy To Address Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene

Marjorie Taylor Greene

House Democrats are calling on House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy to address controversial Georgia Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene’s behavior. Last week, the Representative spoke at former President Donald Trump’s rally in Ohio. During the rally, Taylor Greene repeatedly claimed that President Trump won the election and called Democratic Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez …

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Republicans Introduce Resolution To Censure Members Of “The Squad”

The Squad

Republicans introduced a resolution to condemn and censure members of ‘The Squad’ for “defending foreign terrorist organizations” and “inciting anti-Semitic attacks.” Last week, Representative Ilhan Omar tweeted “unthinkable atrocities committed by the U.S., Hamas, Israel, Afghanistan, and the Taliban.” 12 Jewish House Democrats asked Omar to clarify her tweet, and …

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