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House Speaker Ryan mulls retirement after 2018 elections: Politico

House Speaker Ryan mulls retirement after 2018 elections: Politico

Published 14/12/2017

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., December 12, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri GripasWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican [more…]

Republican Representative Farenthold will not seek re-election

Republican Representative Farenthold will not seek re-election

Published 14/12/2017

Rep. Blake Farenthold arrives before Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein testifies to the House Judiciary Committee hearing on oversight of the Justice Department on [more…]

Do not expect postcard-sized tax return from Republican plan: experts

Do not expect postcard-sized tax return from Republican plan: experts

Published 14/12/2017

Since mid-2016, U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan has carried around a "postcard" that he has said shows how easy it will be for Americans to file their taxes once Republicans are finished their tax overhaul. [more…]

Franken and Franks resign as misconduct charges batter Congress

Franken and Franks resign as misconduct charges batter Congress

Published 08/12/2017

U.S. Senator Al Franken (D-MN) departs the U.S. Capitol with his wife Franni after announcing his resignation over allegations of sexual misconduct on Capitol Hill [more…]

Rep. Franks to resign after staff members’ complaints of harassment

Rep. Franks to resign after staff members’ complaints of harassment

Published 08/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: House Freedom Caucus member Rep. Trent Franks (R-VA) talks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., March 23, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan ErnstWASHINGTON (Reuters) [more…]

Congress averts government shutdown for now

Congress averts government shutdown for now

Published 08/12/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence meet with House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, Senate Majority Leader [more…]

Column: U.S. Republicans sharpen knives for retirement program cuts

Column: U.S. Republicans sharpen knives for retirement program cuts

Published 07/12/2017

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) looks on at the Capitol Christmas Tree lighting ceremony on West Front Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., [more…]

Conyers defiant as Democratic leaders call on him to resign

Conyers defiant as Democratic leaders call on him to resign

Published 01/12/2017

U.S. Representative John Conyers (D-MI) participates in a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. July 12, 2016. Picture taken July 12, [more…]

White House seeks $44 billion hurricane aid, far short of requests

White House seeks $44 billion hurricane aid, far short of requests

Published 18/11/2017

FILE PHOTO: A destroyed home is seen from a Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey surveying the aftermath from Hurricane Maria in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands [more…]

Dueling Republican tax plans advance in Congress

Dueling Republican tax plans advance in Congress

Published 10/11/2017

U.S. Senate Republicans unveiled a tax plan on Thursday that differed from the House of Representatives' version on several key fronts, including how they treat the corporate tax rate, the tax deduction for state and local taxes, and the estate tax. [more…]