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The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the Federal Government of the United States. The legislature consists of two chambers: the House of Representatives and the Senate.

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Mr. McGahn risks being held in contempt of Congress. But if he defies the president, he could damage his career or put his law firm’s business at risk.
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Michigan Congressman Justin Amash is asking Congress to move against President Trump. He's accusing the president of obstructing justice and wants him impeached...
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Mr. Amash, a Michigan Republican, found no other members of Congress from his party joining him after he said the president’s behavior met the “threshold for..
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In a letter to Congress, the administration said the flow of unaccompanied children at the border has exceeded projections of just weeks ago and may require more..
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India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has one unwanted lead in this month's general election race - according to data from an electoral watchdog it is..
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The Treasury Department is expected to miss the deadline for a congressional subpoena for Trump's returns. Some Democrats would like to see the treasury..
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The fight between Democrats in Congress and the White House is intensifying as lawmakers seek the redacted material from the Mueller report. A federal judge has..
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Spain's acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez on Friday proposed two Catalan lawmakers as parliamentary speakers, giving an early sense of the prominent role the..
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Warren's proposal calls for Congress to "create federal, statutory rights that parallel the constitutional right in Roe v. Wade"
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White House contenders Elizabeth Warren and Kirsten Gillibrand are calling on Congress to pass federal legislation that would preempt conservative state..
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Michael Flynn told special counsel's office people connected to Trump admin. and Congress sought to influence his cooperation with Russia probe
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Higher education officials are calling on Congress to fix a provision in the sweeping tax overhaul of 2017 that has resulted in unintended tax bill increases.
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Some 2020 Democrats were urged by their party to run, just not for the White House. Sheryl Gay Stolberg, a Congressional correspondent for The New York Times,..
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President Trump announced a plan to prioritize "high-skilled" immigrants and restrict family-based migration. The proposal faces serious challenges in Congress...
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Here's the latest for Thursday, May 16: President Trump seeks overhaul of immigration system; Congressional leaders hear about Iran threat; Chicago woman killed..
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The Pentagon said on Thursday that it had asked Congress for the authority to help fund lodging and transportation for Taliban members who were interested in..
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Here's the latest for Thursday, May 16: President Trump seeks overhaul of immigration system; Congressional leaders hear about Iran threat; Chicago woman killed..
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Officials from U.S. President Donald Trump's administration will conduct classified briefings on the situation with Iran next week, congressional sources said on..
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President Donald Trump on Thursday proposed overhauling the U.S. immigration system to favor young, educated, English-speaking applicants instead of people with..
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U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he wants to overhaul the immigration system to favor young, educated, English-speaking applicants with job offers..
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President Trump is proposing an overhaul to the U.S. immigration system that would replace the current green card process with one based on "merit" points. CBS..
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The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration told Congress that Boeing's 737 Max will not fly again until the government is confident it is safe. Nancy..
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The letter from the White House counsel, Pat Cipollone, argues that Congress was not a law enforcement body and doesn’t have the standing to investigate the..
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The White House's sudden moves in the Mideast sparked alarm from Congress on Wednesday as key Democrats warned President Donald Trump off war with Iran and..
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The White House issued a broad rejection of House demands for records about Trump's conduct, saying it shouldn't 're-do' the special counsel probe.
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White House Counsel Pat Cipollone said that Congress can't attempt a "do-over" of the special counsel's investigation
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The two are meeting to discuss the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement, which has not yet been ratified by Congress
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Stunned by the extent of the White House's blanket refusal to comply with oversight by Congress, House Democrats are wrangling over whether to move forward with..
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President Donald Trump asserted executive privilege to keep parts of Robert Mueller's report secret, setting up a likely legal fight with Congress.
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Former Rep. Anthony Weiner left a New York City halfway house on Tuesday after completing his prison sentence for illicit online contact with a 15-year-old girl...
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A group of President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans in Congress introduced legislation on Tuesday intended to prohibit anyone employed or sponsored by the..
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NASA is gearing up to send American astronauts back to the moon by 2024, and it hopes to include a woman for the first time. The Trump administration has asked..
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NASA is asking Congress for an additional $1.6 billion in the 2020 budget to cover the cost of the newly named Artemis program to reach the moon by 2024.
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State officials ordered a new election in the Ninth Congressional District, so Republicans must select one of 10 candidates in the last unsettled House race of..
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The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion as a "down payment" to accommodate the accelerated..
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Trump administration asks Congress to kick-start NASA moon mission with $1.6 billion in additional 2020 funding
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President Trump's use of tariffs as a negotiating cudgel against the Chinese equals sales taxes on Americans. Where's Congress?: Our view
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How powerful are sound bites? Powerful enough that one from Mueller could shift the narrative that Barr gave to Congress.
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Argentine lawmaker Hector Olivares died on Sunday after he was shot in what authorities called a "mafia-style" attack outside Congress in downtown Buenos Aires..
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Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-California, joins moderator Margaret Brennan to discuss Congress' next steps following the Mueller report.
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