House Passes Equality Act, Bolstering Legal Protections for LGBTQ AmericansThe House passed a bill on Thursday known as the Equality Act, which would enshrine legal protections for LGBTQ Americans by amending existing civil rights laws to prevent businesses and institutions from discriminating against people based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
House Impeaches President Trump Again In Historic Rebuke For Capitol InsurrectionThe House of Representatives has voted to impeach President Donald Trump for inciting a violent mob of his supporters to attack the U.S. Capitol last week, following hours of debate Wednesday.
House Democrats File Impeachment Charge Against President TrumpHouse Democrats on Monday unveiled an impeachment resolution accusing President Trump of "incitement of an insurrection" over the January 6 attack on the Capitol.
COVID Relief: House Passes Bill To Increase Stimulus Checks to $2,000The U.S. House of Representatives on Monday voted to pass a bill to increase the $600 stimulus checks to $2,000, with 275 members voting for the bill and 134 voting against it.
Congress Passes $900 Billion Pandemic Relief Package Delivering Aid To Businesses, IndividualsCongress passed a $900 billion pandemic relief package Monday night that would finally deliver long-sought cash to businesses and individuals and resources to vaccinate a nation confronting a frightening surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths.
Pelosi Tells Democrats That House Could Be Forced To Decide Presidential ElectionWith the presidential election just 36 days away, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is outlining a scenario in which the House of Representatives is forced to decide the outcome of the 2020 race for the White House.
Speaker Pelosi Announces Mandatory Mask Policy For HouseHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi mandated the wearing of face masks in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday, hours after Republican Representative Louie Gohmert announced he tested positive for COVID-19.
California, Florida, Texas Will Lose House Seats With Trump Immigrant Voting OrderIf President Donald Trump succeeds in getting immigrants in the country illegally excluded from being counted in the redrawing of U.S. House districts, California, Florida and Texas would end up with one less congressional seat each than if every resident were counted, according to an analysis by a think tank.
Sister Of Federal Guard Killed In Oakland Tells Congress "He Did Not Deserve To Die"The sister of a federal security guard who was ambushed in a hail of bullets during a night of intense protests and unrest in Oakland, gave an emotional testimony before Congress, on Wednesday.
Pelosi, Dems Power $3 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Package Through House; Bill Moves On To SenateDemocrats powered a massive $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill through the House on Friday, an election-year measure designed to brace a U.S. economy in free fall and a health care system struggling to contain a pandemic still pummeling the country.
VIDEO: Congresswoman Barbara Lee Talks To BR About Surviving The COVID-19 PandemicCongresswoman Barbara Lee talks to BR host Jan Mabry about the coronavirus, its impact on African Americans and communities of color, and the work she's doing on the part of her constituents to ensure their economic recovery.
Pelosi Tours San Francisco's Chinatown To Quell Coronavirus Fears House Speaker Nancy Pelosi walked through San Francisco's Chinatown District Monday, attempting to quell fears about the current outbreak of the coronavirus that has kept customers out of shops and restaurants and tourists away from the streets.
Pelosi Poses With House Democratic Women In White To Honor SuffragettesBay Area Democratic women in Congress posed front and center for a photo-op wearing white on Tuesday, just before President Trump's State of the Union Address.
California Joins House In Asking Supreme Court To Immediately Decide Fate Of ObamacareLawyers for the Democratic-led House of Representatives as well as California and other Democratic-led states asked the Supreme Court Friday to immediately step in to decide the fate of the Affordable Care Act.
House Votes To Impeach President Trump For Abuse Of Power, Obstruction Of CongressThe House of Representatives voted to impeach President Trump for high crimes and misdemeanors, accusing him of betraying the country for his own political benefit and recommending the Senate remove him from office.