U.S. House Passes Bills to Address Nationwide Baby Formula Shortage

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The United States House of Representatives passed two bills on May 18 to address the nationwide baby formula shortage. The House voted 231 to 192 to pass the HR 7990 or the Infant Formula Supplemental Appropriations Act, which would send …

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U.S. Justice Department Requests Transcripts of Closed-Door Interviews From Jan. 6 Committee

Fourth EstateTear gas outside the United States Capitol on 6 January 2021 as pro-Trump rioters storm the building - Tyler Merbler / Fourth Estate

The United States Justice Department has requested the House Committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot for transcripts of closed-door interviews it conducted in its probe. Justice Department Criminal Division Chief Kenneth Polite and U.S. Attorney for the District of …

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U.S. House Jan. 6 Panel Subpoenas Five House Republicans

The United States House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot has issued unprecedented subpoenas on May 12 to five Republicans in Congress, including House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy. The five subpoenaed Republicans include Representatives Scott Perry, Jim Jordan, …

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Donald Trump Jr. Testifies Before House Jan. 6 Panel

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Donald Trump Jr. testified before the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot on May 3, according to multiple reports. Appearing by videoconference, Trump Jr. interviewed with the panel voluntarily for around two to three hours, reports said. A …

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U.S. House Jan. 6 Committee Seeks Information From Three More House Republicans

The United States House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot has requested information from three House Republicans whom it believes were either involved or had knowledge of the events surrounding the insurrection. Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson and Vice …

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US House Democrats Introduce Bill Requiring Paid Leave for Voting

U.S. House representatives proposed a bill on Monday which will require employers give their workers at least two hours of paid leave to vote in a federal election. Representative Matt Cartwright and colleagues introduced the “Time Off to Vote Act,” …

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Maryland Lawmakers Override Republican Governor, Expand Abortion Access

Maryland lawmakers have expanded the access to abortion, allowing trained medical professionals other than doctors to perform medical abortions amid the decision of the state’s governor to veto the bill. Under House Bill 937, known as the Abortion Care Access …

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U.S. House Passes Bill to Build Statues for Former Supreme Court Justices Ginsburg, O’Connor on Capitol Grounds

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The United States House of Representatives on March 28 passed a bill to build statues of former Supreme Court Justices Sandra Day O’Connor and the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Capitol grounds. The House approved the bill in a 349 …

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