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Modi extended open invite to address US Congress joint session

Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 20:15

In a goodwill gesture, Speaker of US House of Representatives John Boehner has invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address a joint session of the US Congress at a date convenient to him.

Top Republican to resign from US Congress

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 00:46

Just hours after stepping down as US House majority leader, Republican Representative Eric Cantor announced he would resign from his congressional seat later this month.

US House backs resolution supporting Israel

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 01:30

The US House of Representatives has backed a resolution expressing support for Israel and its right to self-defense.

US House leader says he plans to sue Obama

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 23:27

The leader of the US House of representatives says he intends to file a lawsuit accusing President Barack Obama of failing to carry out the laws passed by Congress.

US House majority leader to step down

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 09:11

US House Majority Leader Eric Cantor announced Wednesday that he would resign his leadership post by July 31, after he was defeated Tuesday in a primary election to newbie David Brat, a Tea-Party backed rival, in Virginia state.

Kerry to testify in June before US House panel on Benghazi

Last Updated: Saturday, May 24, 2014, 01:32

Secretary of State John Kerry has agreed to testify on June 12 before a House committee investigating the 2012 attack on the US diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, resolving a contentious dispute with Republicans in Congress.

US House passes bill on mobile phone ''unlocking''

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 09:59

The House approved the bill easily, by a 295-114 vote, although some Democrats had pushed back against what they said was a last-minute Republican maneuver to change the legislation.

US House passes debt ceiling limit hike

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 16:24

The US House of Representatives has narrowly approved a bill extending the federal borrowing limit without any string, which the White House described as a positive step in moving away from the political brinkmanship.

Immigration bill faces difficulty, says US House of Representatives leader

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 00:41

The leader of the US House of Representatives says it will be difficult to pass immigration legislation this year.

Obama signs $1.1 trillion spending bill, rider for Pak aid

Last Updated: Saturday, January 18, 2014, 15:14

US President Barack Obama has signed a USD 1.1 trillion spending bill that puts conditions on continuation of American aid to Pakistan.

Congress passes $1.1 trillion spending bill

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 11:09

The US Senate has passed the USD 1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill that eliminates the threat of another government shutdown at least until October and puts conditions on Pakistan for continuation of aid.

US House passes bipartisan $1.1 trillion spending bill

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 11:15

The US House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a USD 1.1 trillion spending bill for fiscal year 2014, capping a months-long negotiation that signals a truce in three years of fiscal battles plaguing Washington.