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Bill to declare Pakistan as state sponsor of terror introduced in US Congress

Bill to declare Pakistan as state sponsor of terror introduced in US Congress

The bill titled “Pakistan State Sponsor of Terrorism Act of 2015” was tabled by Congressman Ted Poe, who chairs the House Subcommittee on Terrorism, on Thursday.

US votes to lift crude oil export ban

US votes to lift crude oil export ban

The Republican-controlled US House of Representative has passed a bill to lift a 40-year long ban on crude oil exports, raising the possibility of a confrontation with the White House which has threatened to veto it.

US Senate passes spending bill, ends govt shutdown threat

The bill, which narrowly cleared the House of Representatives on Thursday and survived a series of procedural hurdles to pass the Senate 56 vote to 40 on Saturday.

US can pay bills until early March: Treasury

The United States will run out of money to pay its bills by early March if Congress does not raise the nation`s borrowing limit, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said Thursday.

US Congress ends bitter tax battle with bill passage

Congress ended a three-month battle on Friday by passing legislation to extend a tax cut for 160 million workers, a boon for both the economy and Democratic President Barack Obama in this election year.