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Will Strengthen Congress In UP, No alliances: Jyotiraditya Scindia

AICC General Secretary in charge of western Uttar Pradesh, Jyotiraditya Scindia, said here on Friday that strengthening the Congress organisational structure was the top priority of the party in UP....

Will Strengthen Congress In UP, No alliances: Jyotiraditya Scindia

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"7 Weeks Have Passed...": Jyotiraditya Scindia On New Congress Chief Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia on Thursday called party president Rahul Gandhi's resignation an unimaginable development, adding that a leader who can re-energize the grand old party should be......
11:32, 07/11/2019

Jyotiraditya Scindia To Stay With Congress, Won't Join BJP: Report Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia has no intention to leave the party and reports stating that he will join the BJP if not appointed Madhya Pradesh Congress chief is "rumour-mongering by vested......
23:48, 09/10/2019

Jyotiraditya Scindia's Poster Vandalised, Congress Man Alleges Enmity Amid an ongoing poster war between various factions of the Madhya Pradesh Congress, a local party leader approached police after his hoarding featuring former Guna MP Jyotiraditya Scindia was torn......
19:48, 09/07/2019

War Of Words Among Congress Leaders In Jyotiraditya Scindia's Review Meet A verbal spat broke out among Congress leaders of West Uttar pradesh during a review meeting called by party general secretary Jyotiraditya Scindia to discuss Lok Sabha polls results on Tuesday....
13:00, 06/11/2019

Maharashtra Polls: Jyotiraditya Scindia To Head Congress Screening Body The Congress on Thursday formed a six-member screening committee for Maharashtra assembly elections, with party leader Jyotiraditya Scindia as its chairman....
20:00, 08/22/2019

Congress Hopeful Of Good Results In Lok Sabha Polls: Jyotiraditya Scindia Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia today exercised his franchise and said the party was hopeful of getting good results in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections....
01:32, 05/12/2019

Jyotiraditya Scindia, Milind Deora Quit Amid Congress Leadership Turmoil Congress general secretary Jyotiraditya Scindia on Sunday resigned from his post over party's crushing defeat in the Lok Sabha elections. His resignation came barely hours after party's Mumbai unit......
10:32, 07/07/2019

Have Moved Out Of Official Bungalow Before Deadline: Jyotiraditya Scindia Senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia on Friday said he had moved out of his official bungalow in Lutyens' Delhi before the deadline for vacating the house....
00:32, 07/27/2019

Heated Exchange Between Kamal Nath, Jyotiraditya Scindia Loyalist A cabinet meeting in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday witnessed a heated exchange between Chief Minister Kamal Nath and Food Minister Pradyumna Singh Tomar, who is a loyalist of party general secretary......
12:48, 06/20/2019

"Don't Think Jyotiraditya Scindia's Angry": Kamal Nath On Fight Over Post Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, in Delhi for a meeting with Congress president Sonia Gandhi, today denied any trouble with Jyotiraditya Scindia amid reports of a tussle over who will lead......
03:32, 08/30/2019

Jyotiraditya Scindia Concedes Defeat In Guna, His Constituency Since 2002 Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia today conceded defeat in Guna in Madhya Pradesh, his constituency for four terms and a stronghold of his family....
09:32, 05/23/2019

"Proud Father": Jyotiraditya Scindia Tweets Pictures Of Son's Graduation Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia today said he was a "proud father" as his son Mahanaryaman Scindia has graduated from the Yale University. On Twitter, he shared photos with his son, seen wearing......
01:00, 05/20/2019

"Jyotiraditya Scindia For Chief" Poster Appears, Then Vanishes In Bhopal A poster demanding that Jyotiraditya Scindia be made Congress president after Rahul Gandhi's resignation was seen outside the Madhya Pradesh Congress office in Bhopal for a few hours on Monday......
08:48, 07/08/2019

Jyotiraditya Scindia Richest Candidate In Sixth Phase Of Lok Sabha Polls With assets worth over Rs 374 crores, Congress candidate from Guna Jyotiraditya Scindia is the richest candidate contesting in Lok Sabha sixth phase elections....
14:48, 05/03/2019

After Poll Rout In Madhya Pradesh, Call To Upgrade Jyotiraditya Scindia The factionalism brewing in the Madhya Pradesh Congress today became overt as three ministers of Kamal Nath government, demanded that Jyotiraditya Scindia be given charge of the state party. Women and......
11:16, 05/28/2019

Jyotiraditya Scindia's Throwback Photo On Rajiv Gandhi Birth Anniversary Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia today joined other party leaders, including former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, in paying tribute to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 75th birth......
04:16, 08/20/2019

Amid Madhya Pradesh Feud, Jyotiraditya Scindia's Message For Kamal Nath Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia, whose resentment with his leadership is all but public, did not mince words today as he acknowledged infighting within the party and called out Chief Minister......
06:48, 09/04/2019

Jyotiraditya Scindia To Meet Sonia Gandhi Amid Madhya Pradesh Feud Congress Party interim President Sonia Gandhi will meet party General Secretary Jyotiraditya Scindia on Thursday on the sidelines of the meeting of all the general secretaries, state in-charges and......
15:16, 09/11/2019

Macron calls for synergies, alliances' to strengthen Renault-Nissan French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday called for further synergies and alliances to strengthen the Renault-Nissan partnership in a global market....
02:16, 06/26/2019

Family Members of Boeing 737 Max Crash Victims Tell Congress to Strengthen FAA Safety Oversight Two men who lost family members in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max jet called on legislators to change Federal Aviation Administration procedures that let company employees perform safety inspections on aircraft as they’re bei...
12:32, 07/17/2019

How Congress can strengthen US-India relations amid rising trade tensions and curb China threat As the world's largest democracy and a solid partner in the Indo-Pacific region, India is ideologically congruent and strategically central to U.S. interests, writes Mukesh Aghi, president and CEO of US-India Strategic Partnership Forum....
12:48, 06/28/2019

Daimler's CEO designate will push alliances to cut costs Daimler will cut development costs of new Mercedes-Benz cars by a significant amount by 2025 and will intensify alliances with rivals as a way to improve margins, Ola Kaellenius, the future chief executive, said on Monday....
08:48, 05/13/2019

Daimler's incoming CEO will push alliances to cut costs Daimler will cut development costs of new Mercedes cars by a significant amount and will intensify alliances with rivals as a way to improve margins, said Ola Kallenius, the company's incoming CEO....
11:00, 05/13/2019

VW will deepen alliances with battery suppliers for electric push Volkswagen has not been able to build as many electric cars as it wanted to because of a battery supply crunch so it will help to finance production by suppliers to back its aggressive push for mass producing EVs....
14:32, 07/08/2019

VW to deepen alliances with battery suppliers for electric push Volkswagen will create joint ventures and help finance battery production to persuade sceptical cell suppliers to back its aggressive push for mass producing electric vehicles, board member Stefan Sommer told Reuters....
01:48, 07/08/2019

Joe Biden to seek greater involvement in global alliances as president Former Vice President Joe Biden called for greater U.S. involvement in global alliances Thursday in a New York City speech criticizing President Donald Trump's "America First" approach to foreign policy....
16:48, 07/11/2019

Trump's Trade Levers Test Long-Term U.S. Alliances President Trump’s trade moves against Mexico and others may serve the U.S. interest in the short term, but over time they likely will weaken ties between Washington and its allies and the security and leverage all derive from acting together, Greg Ip...
13:16, 06/03/2019

Germany to support three battery cell alliances: economy minister Germany will award to three consortiums 1 billion euros ($1.12 billion) in funding it earmarked last year to support domestic battery cell production, Economy Minister Peter Altmaier told Reuters, part of a bid to cut carmakers' reliance on Asian sup...
17:00, 06/18/2019

Factbox: Auto industry consolidation - mega-mergers and alliances Italian-American carmaker Fiat Chrysler on Monday proposed a merger of equals with France's Renault in a deal that could create the world's third-biggest carmaker and trigger a fresh round of industry consolidation....
13:48, 05/27/2019

PNG prime minister says terms, not alliances will sway debt deal talks Papua New Guinea (PNG) Prime Minister James Marape said on Monday he will accept debt assistance from any country that offers the best terms, ratcheting up pressure on Australia to offer a sweetened deal to protect its standing in the region....
23:32, 08/25/2019

Analysts: U.S. approach to alliances ‘inadequate’ to restore South Korea, Japan ties The United States may not be in a position to mediate tensions between allies South Korea and Japan because of the views and policies of President Donald Trump, analysts said Thursday....
18:32, 09/12/2019

How to strengthen your knee People can do many exercises to strengthen their knees, which can relieve pain and reduce the risk of injury. These exercises include leg lifts, hamstring curls, and wall squats. Learn more about how to strengthen the knee here....
17:16, 07/19/2019

Trump says he wants to strengthen gun background checks President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he wanted to strengthen background checks for gun purchases, a policy response to two recent mass shootings that was notably absent from proposals he put before the American people in televised remarks on Mond...
07:48, 08/07/2019

Pompeo in UK to strengthen 'special relationship' London after Baghdad has become the latest destination of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. His flying trip coincides with a US military build-up off Iran and his decision to cancel a scheduled stopover in Berlin....
11:32, 05/08/2019

Curry's NBA Finals MVP odds strengthen He wasn't the highest scorer on his own team in Game 2, but Stephen Curry's odds to win the Most Valuable Player award in the 2019 NBA Finals strengthened after the Golden State Warriors evened the series 1-1....
18:00, 06/03/2019

Five ways to strengthen your pelvic floor Using apps and exercises, women and men can benefit from keeping their pelvic floor muscles healthyNot everyone’s does. Suzanne Hagen, professor of health services research at Glasgow Caledonian University, says there is little research to show the e...
08:32, 05/06/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Strengthen Ahead of Fed Decision U.S. Treasury prices edged higher Wednesday after new data pointed to a slowdown in Midwest business activity while traders awaited the conclusion of the Federal Reserve’s two-day policy meeting....
09:48, 07/31/2019

Empowering CISOs to strengthen password security While the number and severity of cyber-attacks increases year by year, it seems that companies are failing to see the lessons learned by streamlining their security policies. Weak passwords and clumsy habits are far too prevalent and businesses must ...
04:00, 04/30/2019

Will Try To Strengthen BJP As Its Worker, Says Working President JP Nadda BJP's newly appointed working president JP Nadda Monday said he will work to strengthen the party as its worker and thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party chief Amit Shah for reposing faith in......
18:32, 06/17/2019

Tropical disturbance may strengthen before approaching Florida A tropical disturbance that has been meandering over the Caribbean since the weekend is forecast to drift northwestward toward Florida and may gather some strength along the way this week....
13:16, 07/29/2019

How winning gives Yankees options to strengthen rotation The need for quality creates pressure. The need for quantity creates opportunity. So far, it appears, the Yankees need quantity more than quality. Although they’d best maintain an eye on the quality — be it Dallas Keuchel, Max Scherzer, Marcus Stroma...
00:00, 05/29/2019

Biden unveils plan to strengthen ObamaCare Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden unveiled a plan on Monday to bolster ObamaCare by protecting people with pre-existing conditions, ​adding a “public option” like Medicare and using tax credits to lower premiums. With the announ...
09:16, 07/15/2019

E.U. Leaders Fail to Strengthen Climate Target A proposal to reduce the 28-country bloc's net carbon emissions to zero by 2050 failed when eastern countries that are heavily dependant on coal raised objections....
15:32, 06/20/2019

Brazil and US strengthen ties, free trade in the pipeline Brazilian Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo has said the two countries are closer than ever and that a free trade agreement is imminent. Mike Pompeo is equally effusive about relations between the two nations....
04:32, 09/14/2019

British PM May urges successor to strengthen the union of nations Prime Minister Theresa May will urge her successor on Thursday to strengthen the bonds between England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, in a veiled criticism of those in her party who are widely thought to prefer Brexit to the union....
18:00, 07/03/2019

Renault's priority is to strengthen Nissan alliance: chairman Renault sees the strengthening of its Nissan alliance as a priority after a project to merge with Fiat Chrysler failed last week, the French car maker's chairman Jean-Dominique Senard said on Wednesday....
12:00, 06/12/2019

Philippines midterms could strengthen Duterte's hold on Senate Over 60 million voters are going to the polls across the Philippines for midterm elections on Monday that are being seen as a bellwether for the popularity of President Rodrigo Duterte....
23:32, 05/12/2019

Germany keen to strengthen relations with Latin America German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has told DW that he wants to boost ties with countries in Latin America. His comments come ahead of a Latin America conference in Berlin at the end of May....
05:16, 05/24/2019

Xi’s NKorea visit a chance to strengthen ties, influence US In the highly formalized world of China-North Korea relations, Xi Jinping’s trip to Pyongyang may also yield outcomes that could influence both countries’ relations with the U.S....
00:00, 06/20/2019

U.S. markets rebound after China moves to strengthen yuan U.S. markets rebounded a bit Tuesday, restoring some of the losses a day after its worst-performing session of the year that most analysts linked to the ongoing U.S.-China trade conflict....
13:16, 08/06/2019

Tropical Storm Dorian is expected to strengthen into a hurricane Tropical Storm Dorian is expected to strengthen into a hurricane by Wednesday morning and bring wind, rain and storm surges to the Lesser Antilles and Puerto Rico over the coming week....
08:00, 08/26/2019

Colombia to strengthen protection for politicians after candidate murders Colombia will increase protection for political candidates running in October's local and regional elections after the murders of seven aspirants, President Ivan Duque said on Monday....
11:48, 09/16/2019

Storm Dorian likely to strengthen as it churns toward Caribbean islands Tropical Storm Dorian was likely to strengthen into a hurricane during the next two days as it churned westward in the Caribbean Sea, putting Puerto Rico, the Lesser Antilles and the Virgin Islands on alert, forecasters said on Sunday....
13:32, 08/25/2019

Iran's Green Movement: Why US policies strengthen the regime Ten years ago, the Green Movement not only challenged the Iranian regime but also Washington's Middle East policies. Now, Trump's policies have emboldened Iranian hard-liners and cornered reformists even further....
16:16, 06/14/2019

Bundesliga transfers: where should the Champions League clubs look to strengthen? The transfer window may be just getting started, but the Bundesliga’s Champions League participants have already been busy. DW’s Ed McCambridge takes a look at where each club should go from here....
20:00, 07/09/2019

Candidate John Hickenlooper unveils plan to strengthen rural U.S. Democratic presidential candidate John Hickenlooper unveiled a plan Monday that seeks to revitalize rural U.S. communities, which includes expanding broadband Internet, increasing funds for the agricultural development....
11:48, 07/29/2019

Firefox's latest privacy updates strengthen tracking protection Firefox is rolling out an "Enhanced Tracking Protection" feature today that will block a list of over a thousand third-party trackers compiled by Disconnect, an open-source anti-tracking tool. New users of the browser who are downloading it for the f...
08:32, 06/04/2019

Xi, Modi, Putin seek to strengthen multilateral world order The meeting between Indian PM Narendra Modi, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the G20 summit reinforces the multilateral nature of the world today, say experts....
10:32, 07/01/2019

France's Macron hopes Renault and Nissan will strengthen their alliance French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday he wanted Renault and Japan's Nissan Motor to strengthen their alliance, with an eye on the fields of electric vehicles and automated driving....
07:32, 06/26/2019

Britain should strengthen climate goal to net zero emissions by 2050 – advisers Britain should commit to a net zero greenhouse gas emissions target by 2050, government climate advisers said, a goal that could require phasing out new petrol and diesel cars by at least 2035 and a 20 percent cut in beef and lamb consumption....
07:48, 05/02/2019

Tropical Storm Dorian could strengthen to hurricane as it reaches Caribbean Forecasters say Tropical Storm Dorian, the fourth tropical storm of the season, has maximum sustained winds of 50 mph.        ...
09:32, 08/26/2019

Duterte expected to strengthen clout after Philippine mid-term 'referendum' Voting was underway in the Philippines on Monday in mid-term elections seen as a referendum on the rule of maverick President Rodrigo Duterte, who looks set to strengthen his grip on power and further marginalize a dwindling opposition....
04:00, 05/13/2019

U.S., European shares strengthen after Trump auto-tariff delay U.S. and European stock indexes erased losses and turned positive on Wednesday after news that U.S. President Donald Trump planned to delay tariffs on auto imports, outweighing earlier pressure on equities and government bond yields caused by weak U....
09:32, 05/15/2019

Analysis: Softer Labor Market Could Strengthen Case for Rate Cut May employment report adds to signs the U.S. economy was cooling even before the recent escalation in trade tensions—which could make it easier for Federal Reserve officials to justify an interest rate cut....
08:48, 06/07/2019

Government To Strengthen POCSO Act, Set Up Fast Track Courts: Minister The Centre will soon set up fast track courts to clear the pending 1.6 lakh cases of crime against children and further strengthen the POCSO act with stringent penal provisions, Minister of State for......
12:00, 07/17/2019

Picture exclusive: West Ham strengthen ties to past with kit launch West Ham may have left their Upton Park roots when they moved to the London Stadium, but the Hammers are strengthening their connection to the past with their kit for the new season....
05:00, 05/30/2019

Madhya Pradesh Poll Results Expose New Crisis: Congress Vs Congress Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, who has been fire-fighting over a crisis in the party and government, held a series of meetings today - one with the cabinet colleagues to keep his flock......
15:48, 05/26/2019

India announces series of state-run bank mergers to strengthen lenders India announced a series of mergers involving 10 state-owned banks on Friday, as it moves to strengthen a sector struggling under a mountain of debt and ensure stronger balance sheets to boost lending and revive economic growth....
07:00, 09/02/2019

Bill To Strengthen Anti-Terror Agency NIA Passed By Rajya Sabha The Rajya Sabha passed a legislation to strengthen the National Investigation Agency (NIA), the country's primary anti-terror body,through a voice vote today. This development comes two days after the......
09:48, 07/17/2019

Peter Sagan sprints to Stage 5 win to strengthen hold on green jersey "Slovakian sensation Peter Sagan roared to Stage 5 glory in Colmar to extend his lead in the green jersey competition by beating Belgium’s Wout Van Aert and Italy’s Matteo Trentin in a reduced bunch sprint."...
13:00, 07/10/2019

S Jaishankar, Mike Pompeo Hold Talks To Strengthen Indo-US Partnership External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met his American counterpart Mike Pompeo today and discussed ways to strengthen the Indo-US strategic partnership....
02:48, 06/26/2019

F-35s to get warfare system upgrades, laser shock peening to strengthen aircraft BAE was awarded a $74.9 million contract to improve electronic warfare capabilities of F-35s, and the Navy announced a facility to provide laser shock peening to strengthen components on parts of the global F-35 fleet....
06:00, 08/22/2019

Cabinet Approves Amendments To 2 Laws To Strengthen National Probe Agency The Union Cabinet is learned to have approved a proposal to amend two laws to give more teeth to the NIA in probing terror cases in India and abroad, sources said Monday....
18:32, 06/24/2019

‘My stock goes up every time he attacks me’: Pelosi says Trump’s criticisms strengthen her politically Appearing at a conference, the House speaker also said that “not even close” to a majority of Democrats favor launching impeachment proceedings against the president....
12:48, 06/11/2019

Union Minister Rajnath Singh In Japan To Strengthen Defence Ties Union Minister Rajnath Singh today arrived in Tokyo on the first leg of his five-day visit to East Asian countries, including Japan and South Korea, with an aim to strengthen military and defence......
06:32, 09/02/2019

Albany leaders strike deal to strengthen rent protections for tenants State lawmakers struck a deal Tuesday to overhaul and strengthen the laws that set the rents in nearly 1 million New York City apartments, backing reforms that would make it harder for landlords to raise rents and evict tenants. The package of rent b...
14:00, 06/11/2019

"Will Revive Congress": Pune Engineer Wants To Be Next Congress Chief While the Congress is yet to decide on its new president after Rahul Gandhi made his resignation public, a 28-year-old electronics engineer from Pune has expressed his desire to apply for the post....
00:00, 07/22/2019

Strengthen inclusion, participation of people with autism to ‘achieve their full potential’ says UN chief  On World Autism Awareness Day, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres underscored in his message on Tuesday, the importance of technology which helps people living with autism “achieve their full potential”. ...
09:32, 04/28/2019

Tropical depression forecast to form in Gulf of Mexico this week, could strengthen into hurricane After several quiet weeks, a tropical system could form within the next few days in the Gulf of Mexico, the National Hurricane Center said.        ...
16:48, 07/08/2019

Tropical Storm Dorian heads toward Puerto Rico, Dominican, expected to strengthen Tropical Storm Dorian churned toward Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic on Tuesday and was expected to be close to hurricane strength when it nears the islands on Wednesday....
18:00, 08/27/2019

RPT-UPDATE 2-India announces series of state-run bank mergers to strengthen lenders India announced a series of mergers involving 10 state-owned banks on Friday, as it moves to strengthen a sector struggling under a mountain of debt and ensure stronger balance sheets to boost lending and revive economic growth....
21:32, 09/01/2019

Federal Tories to strengthen police checks of candidates following Rick Dykstra case A lawyer was hired by the Conservatives in March 2018 to probe how Rick Dykstra was allowed to continue on as a candidate in the 2015 election after the party learned he was accused of assaulting a woman who worked for another MP....
13:32, 05/03/2019

South Korea's central bank holds rates steady but trade woes strengthen calls to cut South Korea's central bank kept monetary policy unchanged on Friday but a split vote in the decision provided a firm signal the bank was shifting to a dovish footing as the intensifying Sino-U.S. trade war bolstered the case for more stimulus....
04:16, 05/31/2019

‘The green economy is the future,’ UN chief says in Beijing, urging climate solutions that strengthen economies, protect the environment Winning the race against climate change to keep our planet livable and on a healthy trajectory requires action rooted in sustainable solutions aligned with the Paris Agreement and the UN-driven 2030 Agenda for sustainable development, Secretary-Gener...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Desert Storm 2019: Aabhishek Mishra, Adrian Metge Strengthen Lead; Gaurav Gill Drops To P8 On Day 3 The third day of the 2019 Desert Storm saw a number of drivers move up the order while several fan favourites struggling to keep pace during the lengthy stage. Cementing his lead from yesterday,......
21:00, 05/10/2019

India, China Sign 4 Agreements To Strengthen People-To-People Ties India and China on Monday signed four agreements to strengthen cultural and people-to-people ties. The agreements were signed after External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Chinese counterpart......
06:02, 08/12/2019

CBOE Holdings Agrees to Acquire Bats Global Markets to Strengthen CBOE Holdings' Global Position in Innovative Tradable Products and Services, and Achieve Meaningful Cost and Operational Efficiencies CHICAGO and KANSAS CITY, Kan., Sept. 26, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. and Bats Global Markets, Inc. today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement, which has been approved by the Board of Directors of each company by un...
07:00, 05/01/2019

The dermatologist in Congress A year ago, Rep. John Joyce, R-Pa., was a full-time dermatologist alongside his wife in his hometown of Altoona. Becoming a politician was never his plan, but when a congressional seat opened up in 2018, Joyce threw his hat into the ring because, in ...
23:32, 05/16/2019

Traffic delays on WB I-10 at Congress TUCSON – Crews continue to clean up the westbound lanes on Interstate 10 at Congress Street after an early morning crash. Arizona of Department of Transportation says motorists should expect traffic delays as cleanup continues on the left shoulder. T...
11:00, 06/20/2019

Congress is considering big changes to the way you retire. Here's what could make the cut The House of Representatives has put forward legislation targeting retirement rules, Social Security, multi-employer pensions and Medicare. Here's what the changes would mean for your bottom line....
12:16, 08/10/2019

Why Roger Clemens won’t run for Congress Roger Clemens has thrown heat and taken heat during his MLB career, but he wants no part of the heat that would come with running for Congress. Clemens, who had been encouraged to run as a Republican candidate in Texas, said he was honored but had &#...
08:00, 08/21/2019

What is contempt of Congress? 5 key questions House Judiciary Committee Democrats voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, citing a refusal by the Trump administration — which has asserted executive privilege — to provide lawmakers with an unredacted copy of...
11:48, 05/10/2019

Congress is ready to try again on AV legislation House and Senate leaders are seeking input from a broad swath of stakeholders to help formulate a self-driving vehicle bill that addresses everything from access for people with disabilities to cybersecurity concerns....
06:48, 08/10/2019

The new Right: Who needs a billing department when you have Congress? How much is a doctor’s skill and time worth? Is it what some bureaucrat tucked into a back office of a government building deems his value, or what a market deems his value? Do we accept the number that an insurance company says is a fair value to pa...
12:48, 06/06/2019

FAA administrators to appear before Congress about 737 Max certifications The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is holding a hearing on Wednesday on the grounded Boeing 737 Max, but no Boeing executives are planning to testify. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on what to expect on Capitol Hill....
08:32, 05/15/2019

These are the 29 members of Congress born outside the US Ilhan Omar is one of 29 congressional members who were born outside of the United States – 24 representatives and five senators.       ...
10:00, 07/15/2019

Don’t let Congress bust the spending caps again Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., recently told reporters he had spoken with Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., about a potential deal to increase the discretionary spending caps for fiscal years 2020 and 2021. House and Senate Republicans ...
03:48, 05/02/2019

Maharashtra BJP Chief Says "Lot Of Congress, NCP Resignations" Soon Some Congress and NCP lawmakers will resign and join the BJP within a week or 10 days, the BJP's newly-appointed Maharashtra unit chief Chandrakant Patil claimed on Thursday....
07:00, 07/18/2019

Will Hurd says he’s leaving Congress to help GOP become more diverse Texas Rep. Will Hurd denied his bombshell announcement last week that he plans to retire is a sign he is concerned about his reelection prospects in an increasingly competitive district thanks to President Donald Trump.The GOP has been rocked by an...
14:16, 08/04/2019

Congress must make sure air ambulances are covered Air ambulances save lives. When a health emergency strikes, doctors or first responders call upon air ambulances to transport patients to the closest, most appropriate hospital quickly so they can get the care they need. In most cases, the patient is...
21:48, 05/12/2019

Congress Is Debating—Again—Whether Genes Can Be Patented Critics worry that a new bill would overturn existing protections of DNA sequences and carve up the world's genetic resources into commercial fiefdoms....
17:00, 06/05/2019

"Congress Would Have Won 15-16 Seats If No JDS Tie Up" : Veerappa Moily Senior Congress leader M Veerappa Moily on Saturday said the party would have won 15 to 16 seats in the Lok Sabha polls had there been no tie up with JD(S) and that trusting the alliance was a......
01:00, 06/23/2019

Congress can act to reclaim trade authority once and for all Capitol Hill is focused on negotiations over the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, but there’s another discussion about trade policy that’s happening in the Senate Republican Conference....
14:00, 07/09/2019

Will Congress put three people out of work for each one it helps? Should the national minimum wage be raised gradually from the current $7.25 per hour to $15 per hour by 2025, as proposed by the Raise the Wage Act? The Congressional Budget Office has shed some new light on the debate surrounding this high-profile b...
19:16, 07/16/2019

Bolton ouster stuns Congress Republican lawmakers were shocked by President Trump’s decision to fire national security adviser John Bolton, who was well-liked and respected in Republican circles on Capitol Hill....
19:32, 09/10/2019

Explainer: What it would take for Congress to impeach Trump A dark cloud of impeachment has threatened President Donald Trump for many months, with Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, where any such effort to remove him from office would begin, divided about whether to proceed....
14:48, 07/22/2019

Pelosi says Barr lied to Congress House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is asserting that Attorney General Robert Barr has committed a crime by lying to Congress in his testimony Wednesday to lawmakers about special counsel Robert Mueller's report. (May 2)       ...
10:48, 05/02/2019

Ajay Rai, The Congress's Man For Varanasi Against PM Modi Ajay Rai, a five-time Congress lawmaker, is once again the party's pick in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi, the constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In the 2014 election, he polled 75,000 votes, a......
10:32, 04/28/2019

Trump: Mueller 'should not testify' before US Congress Democrats are expected to call Robert Mueller to testify in the US Congress, but Attorney General William Barr has the power to block it. The president's comment puts the White House on a collision course with Congress....
08:00, 05/06/2019

Greta Thunberg to Congress: ‘You’re not trying hard enough. Sorry’ The Swedish environmentalist was one of several who spoke at a Senate climate crisis task forceAt a meeting of the Senate climate crisis task force on Tuesday, lawmakers praised a group of young activists for their leadership, their gumption and thei...
19:32, 09/17/2019

Why the future of US data regulation must come from Congress As of May 2019, over 20 US states have introduced bills seeking to regulate data privacy, data security, or some combination of the two. While many of these bills agree in spirit (i.e. privacy good, data collection and usage bad), the various bills a...
09:16, 05/25/2019

Reparations for slavery to get a hearing in Congress Writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and Actor Danny Glover to testifyHouse subcommittee will discuss issue on 19 June – ‘Juneteenth’The topic of reparations for slavery is headed to Capitol Hill for its first hearing in more than a decade with the writer Ta-Nehi...
07:16, 06/13/2019

Explainer: What would it take for U.S. Congress to impeach Trump? U.S. President Donald Trump, under growing pressure from numerous investigations of him and his administration, last week scorned talk of being removed from office via the impeachment process as "dirty, filthy, disgusting."...
04:16, 06/03/2019

TMC, Congress, CPI(M) Should Fight The BJP Together: Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today reached out to opposition Congress and CPI(M) to join her fight against the BJP in the state but the two parties rejected her appeal saying her......
12:00, 06/26/2019

Pilots Tell US Congress More Training Needed On 737 Max US pilots called Wednesday for enhanced pilot training on the Boeing 737 MAX before the aircraft is returned to service after being grounded worldwide following two deadly crashes....
16:48, 06/19/2019

Live Blog: Mr. Mueller Goes to Congress Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller is having his day in the hot seat today before two House committees, where he will face questions about his report on Russian interference in the 2016 election and President Donald Trump’s efforts to influence h...
08:48, 07/24/2019

AOC Goes Off on the White House for Ignoring Congress New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered a fiery critique on Wednesday of the Trump administration’s shameless attempts to manipulate the upcoming 2020 Census by adding a citizenship question....
14:48, 06/12/2019

Ajit Pai Warned Lying to Congress Is Bad The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission has been strongly urged by a Democratic lawmaker to make corrections to statements he made during a contentious oversight hearing on Wednesday while raising the possibility that he intentionally l...
14:00, 05/16/2019

"Will Put An End To What Congress Started In": Shivraj Chouhan Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday said if the BJP wanted, the Congress would not have been able to form the government in the state and vowed to put an end to what......
11:48, 07/27/2019

Congress, Enforcement Agencies Target Tech Federal antitrust enforcers and lawmakers are poised to scrutinize the nation’s largest technology companies for potential anticompetitive practices, bringing a new regulatory focus to the markets for digital services and new concern for investors....
17:16, 06/03/2019

Sen. John Kennedy on Congress: ‘We have done nothing. Zero. Zilch. Nada.’ Sen. John Kennedy called on the Senate Wednesday to do more than confirm nominations and lambasted Congress for its lack of legislative accomplishments.Kennedy’s criticism comes as the Senate has picked up the pace of confirming President Donald Trum...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Priyanka Gandhi Misses The Mark, Congress Down To 1 Out Of 80 In UP Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's debut as the Congress general secretary was meant to be a lifeline for the party in Uttar Pradesh, a state that contributed to its most glorious days and gave it many prime......
09:16, 05/23/2019

Politicians say it’s up to Congress to probe obstruction allegations Democratic lawmakers — joined by a lone Republican — said Wednesday it was up to Congress to pursue the investigation into whether President Trump or his aides obstructed justice by trying to shut down the Russia probe. “The ball is in our court, Con...
11:00, 05/29/2019

Robert Mueller won’t appear before Congress next week, lawmaker says House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler told reporters that he hopes not to have to subpoena Mueller to appear, but that he would do so if necessary....
14:00, 05/10/2019

Congress Scores Over BJP In Karnataka Local Polls Maintaining its lead through the vote count, the Congress has won 562 seats in Karnataka's 63 urban local bodies, leaving behind the BJP with 406 and the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) 202, according to a......
13:16, 06/03/2019

Congress Targets Chinese-Made Drones Citing national security, lawmakers are looking to ban military purchases of Chinese-made drones—which could boost prospects for U.S. makers struggling to compete....
20:16, 07/06/2019

Schiff predicts Mueller will testify before Congress Rep. Adam Schiff on Sunday predicted special counsel Robert Mueller will testify before Congress about his Russia investigation as Democrats and the White House square off over subpoenas. Schiff, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said...
09:48, 05/12/2019

12 Congress Lawmakers Joined TRS As Per Constitutional Norms: KCR Dismissing the Congress's criticism about merger of 12 party lawmakers with the ruling TRS, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday said it happened as per constitutional provisions....
13:48, 07/18/2019

"Hua Toh Hua'' Remark Shows Arrogance Of Congress: PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday stepped up his attack on the Congress over its leader Sam Pitroda's "hua toh hua" (It happened, so what?) remark on the anti-Sikh riots in 1984....
01:48, 05/13/2019

Congress Is One Step Closer to Sticking It to Robocallers A comprehensive robocall-fighting piece of legislation—that would help stop the robocall scourge and prevent American consumers from paying for blocking tools—is finally slated for a U.S. House of Representatives voteRead more......
19:16, 07/17/2019

"Will Remain In Congress Throughout My Life": Shakeel Ahmad Former Union Minister Shakeel Ahmad, suspended by the Congress for contesting the Lok Sabha elections as an Independent from Madhubani, has said the party's action against him was harsh and that he......
14:00, 05/12/2019

"Rahul Gandhi Like Jawaharlal Nehru, Congress Needs Him," Says DMK The DMK today likened Congress president Rahul Gandhi to his great-grandfather, Jawaharlal Nehru, claiming that the country's oldest political party sorely needs a politician with "liberal ideological......
06:16, 05/31/2019

Nadler says he’ll call on Mueller to testify before Congress WASHINGTON — House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said Friday he will call special counsel Robert Mueller to testify before Congress, explaining that television viewers need to see it, as most Americans didn’t read the full Mueller repor...
17:16, 05/31/2019

California data-privacy law may become the model for Congress With no framework yet for a federal privacy law, states that took the initiative to regulate online firms' use of personal data may end up providing models for Congress....
23:16, 07/21/2019

U.S. Congress weighs response after 2 mass shootings Democrats demanded quick approval of gun-control legislation — some of it already passed by the House — while Republicans looked elsewhere for answers, focusing on mental health and violent video games....
22:48, 08/05/2019

Why This Weekend’s Tragedies Probably Still Won’t Be Enough to Push Congress to Act on Gun Control Shootings in Texas and Ohio that left over 30 people dead this past weekend have left the country reeling and crying out for a solution. But lawmakers in Washington have so far been unable to unify around a legislative fix – and precedent sugge...
15:48, 08/05/2019

Mueller sometimes stumbles in high-stakes Q&A in Congress When Robert Mueller finally appeared in public on Wednesday to defend his investigation of President Donald Trump, he often struggled with questions and, hours into a long session with U.S. lawmakers, had to correct one of his own answers....
15:00, 07/24/2019

What Rahul Gandhi Told Congress About Resigning Rahul Gandhi, speaking at the meeting of the Congress's top decision making body today, insisted that he did not want to continue as party president after its debacle in the national election. He......
06:32, 05/25/2019

Goa Congress Rebels "Came To Us For Development": BJP Rejects Allegations Ten out of 15 Congress lawmakers split from the party and joined the BJP, are in Delhi to meet BJP chief Amit Shah. Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, who accompanied the turncoats to the capital, said the......
03:48, 07/11/2019

Facebook’s new currency plan under scrutiny in Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook’s ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers. It’s already being shadowed by negative comments from President Donald Trump, his treasury secretary ...
00:32, 07/16/2019

Don't Know Why New Congress Chief Not Chosen Yet, Says Salman Khurshid Congress leader Salman Khurshid today called for immediate action to choose the next party president in the wake of Rahul Gandhi's resignation after the BJP's emphatic victory in the Lok Sabha......
10:16, 07/15/2019

Meet the Scientist Who Wants to Take Down One of the Worst Democrats in Congress When U.S. Rep. Josh Gottheimer was elected to New Jersey’s Fifth Congressional District in 2016, Arati Kreibich was jubilant. After all, it was the first time a Democrat had won the seat since the 1930s. “I supported Josh Gottheimer. We finally had a...
18:16, 07/30/2019

Congress Leader Wants Om Birla To Be "Best Speaker In Commonwealth" Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Thursday expressed the hope that the Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla would emerge as the best Speaker in the Commonwealth countries on the back of his sterling......
21:00, 07/25/2019

Congress Expels 14 Rebel Lawmakers From Karnataka Fourteen Congress lawmakers, responsible for bringing down the coalition government of the Congress and HD Kumaraswamy's Janata Dal Secular in Karnataka, have been disqualified by the party on......
15:16, 07/30/2019

"How Can We Stop Them?" Goa Congress Leader To NDTV After 10 Join BJP Congress insiders in Goa told NDTV that despite being aware of the BJP planning a rebellion, there was nothing they could do given the lack of leadership at the centre and the focus on the Karnataka......
23:32, 07/11/2019

Barr: The allegation I lied to Congress is 'laughable' Attorney General William Barr is making clear he’s not losing sleep over Democrats’ strident opposition to his job performance.In an interview with Fox News that aired Friday, Barr said he wasn’t worried about the near certainty that the House will v...
10:16, 05/17/2019

Rush Limbaugh: Mueller not testifying because he has nothing to tell Congress Special Counsel Robert Mueller isn't appearing before Congress because he has "nothing to tell" and he doesn't want Democrats to be "mad at him," at least that's according to radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh....
19:32, 05/17/2019

Pakistan's $125M request for F-16 support to go to U.S. Congress A proposed $125 million contract to support Pakistan's F-16 fighter fleet has been approved by the U.S. State Department, which has notified Congress of the deal, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said....
23:16, 07/29/2019

Congress Gives Financial Aid To Families Of Those Killed In UP Shootout A delegation of Congress leaders on Saturday handed over compensation cheques to the families of those killed in a clash over a land dispute in Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra....
19:48, 07/27/2019

Congress Will Do Much Better, Says Amarinder Singh After Exit Polls Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today rejected the poll of polls results, saying that their accuracy was doubtful and that he expects the Congress to do much better, both at the national level......
20:32, 05/19/2019

Mueller Testimony Before Congress Is Delayed a Week The much-anticipated congressional testimony of Special Counsel Robert Mueller has been pushed back a week to July 24, lawmakers said on Friday....
14:32, 07/13/2019

The U.S. Put Norman Mineta in an Incarceration Camp. Then He Went to Congress After the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941, President Roosevelt’s Executive Order 9066, signed two months later, authorized the relocation of people of Japanese heritage — most of whom were U.S. citizens — to designated camps na...
19:32, 05/20/2019

Lok Sabha Elections: 6 Of Top 10 Richest Candidates Are From Congress Of the top 10 richest candidates in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, six are from the Congress, according to the National Election Watch (NEW) and the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR)....
14:16, 05/16/2019

Day After Karnataka, 2 BJP Lawmakers Vote With A Congress Government Two BJP legislators voted in favour of a bill of the Kamal Nath government in Madhya Pradesh today. It was a quirky reverse for the party, whose leader, hours ago, spoke of bringing down the......
07:32, 07/24/2019

Biden: Congress should protect abortion rights, if necessary Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law "should it become necessary," his presidential campaign said Tuesday, following several other Democratic candidates in promising to take that step if elected president....
01:00, 05/22/2019

U.S. House speaker: Congress has not approved war against Iran The Trump administration does not have congressional authorization to go to war against Iran, the Democratic leader of the U.S. House of Representatives warned on Thursday amid escalating tensions in the region....
10:00, 05/16/2019

Facebook to face more scrutiny from Congress on Libra Facebook Inc will face more questioning on Wednesday by U.S. lawmakers over its planned cryptocurrency after a bruising first bout when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted....
04:16, 07/17/2019

U.S. Congress considers whether to require car child alerts Automakers would be required to install technology on new vehicles that alerts exiting parents to check for children in the back seat under legislation introduced in Congress in response to deaths of children left behind in hot cars....
11:48, 05/23/2019

'Congress can fix this': Judges weigh striking down Obamacare Federal appeals judges in New Orleans are entertaining the idea of striking some or all of Obamacare, appearing uncertain during oral arguments Tuesday over whether Congress intended to toss the entire healthcare law....
00:16, 07/10/2019

Tech Giants Draw Fire in Congress Concerns about the power of Big Tech echoed across the capital, with politicians in both parties demanding more regulatory scrutiny of four giant companies’ reach and plans for expansion....
16:48, 07/16/2019

"What Is Happening Is Political Prostitution": Goa Congress Lawmaker Amid reports of Goa Forward Party (GFP) legislators being dropped from the cabinet soon, Goa Forward president and Deputy Chief Minister Vijai Sardesai and two of his party legislators met Congress......
06:16, 07/12/2019

Opposition-led congress in Venezuela returns to chambers CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress has returned to its chambers a day after security forces prevented its members from entering the National Assembly building for a debate. Opposition leader Juan Guaidó and oth...
12:48, 05/15/2019

Ban Exit Polls "Misguiding" Voters: Goa Congress Asserting that neither the Election Commission (EC) nor the state and Central governments could be trusted on EVMs and counting of votes, Chandrakant Kavlekar, Leader of the Opposition in the Goa......
12:00, 05/21/2019

Karnataka Crisis: BJP "Strangulating" Democracy, Says Congress The Congress in Maharashtra accused the BJP of attempting to destablise the democratically-elected government in Karnataka, where over a dozen legislators of the ruling combine have resigned....
06:48, 07/10/2019

After Karnataka, Congress Meltdown In Goa. 10 Of 15 Lawmakers Join BJP As it fights for survival in Karnataka, the Congress has imploded in neighbouring Goa. Ten out of 15 Congress lawmakers have split from the party in Goa and have merged with the ruling BJP....
08:48, 07/10/2019

Fed's Powell, in Trump's crosshairs, gets backing from Congress Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell came to Capitol Hill on Wednesday with two goals: cementing the case for an interest rate cut at the end of this month, and bolstering his own congressional wall of protection against a president who has made a ...
11:00, 07/10/2019

Republican Members of Congress Are Dropping Like Flies The GOP is hoping it’ll win back the House next year, but the steady stream of members fleeing the House isn’t exactly a sign of great confidence....
07:16, 08/02/2019

Priyanka Gandhi Turns Down Congress Top Job. There Are 7 More Names Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has turned down requests to take over as Congress president, a role that her brother Rahul Gandhi relinquished after the party's national election debacle in May....
06:48, 07/24/2019

Here are the lawmakers who are not seeking reelection to Congress in 2020 The battle for control of Congress is more than a year away but some lawmakers are already deciding not to run for reelection, setting up a few potentially interesting campaigns in the 2020 election....
21:16, 08/01/2019

Will Congress Expand the Insider Trading Prohibition? The House Financial Services Committee has passed a bill that would for the first time set forth what was required for proof, in some ways making cases easier....
18:32, 05/24/2019

The Latest: Pelosi says Barr lied to Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a House Judiciary Committee hearing about the attorney general’s handling of the special counsel’s Russia report (all times local): 11:20 a.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is asserting that Attorney General R...
10:00, 05/02/2019

"Shame": BJP Hits Out At Congress Over P Chidambaram case The Congress should be ashamed that its senior leader P Chidambaram has turned into an "absconder", the BJP said today after daylong attack from leaders of the opposition party over what it called......
08:00, 08/21/2019

"Election A Fight Between Three Gs Of Congress And BJP": Amit Shah BJP president Amit Shah on Wednesday claimed that this Lok Sabha election is a fight between ''3 Gs'' of the Congress represented by the Gandhi family and those of the BJP exemplified by gaon, ......
09:16, 05/08/2019

PM Misleading People With Hollow Promises: Congress The Congress today alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was misleading the electorate with "hollow claims" of success of various schemes and dubbed him as a "king of advertisement and villain of......
09:16, 05/08/2019

Rep. Sean Duffy to resign from Congress in September Rep. Sean Duffy (R-Wis.) is leaving Congress next month — telling constituents Monday that he’s bowing out to care for his baby due in October with health complications. “Recently, we’ve learned that our baby, due in late October, will ne...
14:00, 08/26/2019

‘Cinderella’ film feted at Library of Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — The Library of Congress is celebrating the Disney film “Cinderella.” The Thursday evening event featured a costumed princess character, who descended the library steps to the cheers of a crowd of children and adults, inc...
08:32, 06/21/2019

Congress launches antitrust probe of Big Tech The federal government may be warming up its antitrust enforcement machine and pointing it at Big Tech. The House Judiciary Committee has announced a sweeping antitrust probe, promising "review of the market power held by giant tech platforms." (June...
04:48, 06/06/2019

"Democracy Was Murdered By Congress": JP Nadda On Emergency 1975 Emergency Anniversary: June 25 marks the day when then prime minister Indira Gandhi had declared a state of Emergency in the country for a 21-month period from 1975 to 1977....
01:32, 06/25/2019

Not Lobbying For Top Congress Post In Karnataka, Says DK Shivakumar Senior Congress leader DK Shivakumar said today he was not lobbying for the post of the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee President and will always abide by the decisions of the Gandhi family....
10:00, 08/28/2019

"Congress's Understanding Of Economy Is Limited," Says BJP's JP Nadda BJP working president JP Nadda on Thursday made light of the Congress' criticism of the Union government's recent decisions on economy, saying the opposition party has a "very limited" understanding......
18:00, 08/29/2019

Gun control protests across the US demand action from Congress The "Recess Rallies" are calling on Congress to end the country's hundreds of mass shootings every year. House Democrats plan to end the summer break early to begin work on gun legislation....
02:00, 08/18/2019

Jon Stewart Goes to Washington to Shame the Hell Out of Congress Comedian and former Daily Show host Jon Stewart made a rare public appearance on Tuesday, lashing out at lawmakers for dropping the ball on funding the program dedicated to taking care of victims of the Sept. 11 terror attacks....
11:48, 06/11/2019

Jon Stewart: 9/11 victims are 'at the end of their rope' seeking help from Congress Fresh off of his emotional testimony before the House Judiciary Constitution Subcommittee on behalf of 9/11 victims and first responders, Jon Stewart continued to lobby for the cause while expressing great frustration over the need to convince people...
12:48, 06/16/2019

PM Modi A "Modern-Day Aurangzeb", Says Congress Leader Adding another to the season of name-calling, Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam has described Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the "modern-day Aurangzeb" who has destroyed hundreds of temples in Varanasi....
01:16, 05/08/2019

Centre Reaches Out To Congress For Cooperation In Parliament The government reached out to the opposition Congress on Wednesday and sought the party's cooperation in the upcoming session of Parliament, starting June 17....
13:48, 06/05/2019

Congress: Pass immigration reform now to help immigrants like me I never expected to live in Richmond, Virginia. In fact, I never even imagined living in the United States. But after being here since 2017, I can’t imagine living anywhere else. And as June, Immigrant Heritage Month, comes to an end, I am incredibly...
02:48, 06/29/2019

Congress has not yet asked Boeing CEO to testify about 737 Max concerns As the questions about the developments of the 737 Max continue to mount, some are wondering why Boeing executives haven't been called in front of Congress. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports....
05:48, 05/08/2019

Ben Stiller implores Congress to help Syrian refugees There’s something about Syria. Ben Stiller came to Washington D.C. Wednesday and testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the humanitarian crisis in Syria, sharing intimate details about the families he met while imploring the US to...
08:32, 05/02/2019

Democrats could hold AG Barr in contempt of Congress. What is that and can it actually be used? Democrats are set to vote Wednesday on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, but what is that and could it actually help gain cooperation?        ...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Five takeaways from Trump-Congress battle over border aid It was a long, difficult battle, but the U.S. Congress on Thursday sent President Donald Trump a $4.6 billion bill to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico....
17:00, 06/27/2019

"We (Congress) Can Be Very Disorganised": Top 10 Rahul Gandhi Quotes Congress president Rahul Gandhi, in his first televised interview this election season, told NDTV that his party is very clear that they are winning the elections. Mr Gandhi, while campaigning in......
07:48, 05/02/2019

Congress Will Try Again to Learn What Trump and Putin Told Each Other As President Donald Trump prepares for another potential meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, Congress is pressuring the White House to provide documents from their prior conversations. Rep. Elijah Cummings, who chairs the House commi...
09:00, 06/24/2019

Fed, Congress Promise Scrutiny of Facebook Cryptocurrency The social network began to learn how Washington will check its push into digital currencies, with leaders of the Federal Reserve and an influential Senate committee saying they will scrutinize its rollout....
16:16, 06/19/2019

How Congress Passed an Assault Weapons Ban in 1994 Congress and the White House found a way to come together on guns 25 years ago. It is hard to see that kind of bipartisanship resurfacing in the current environment....
13:16, 09/07/2019

Five things Congress may do that will affect your business this year And three that Congress will probably not do but will dominate the newsThe August lull is upon us so let’s all be grateful. We can definitely use a few weeks of the congressional recess to at least try and forget about the ugliness in Washington and ...
08:00, 08/23/2019

Congress may actually get something done – and give a boost to retirement plans The Senate is considering the Secure Act – which could benefit employees and employers – after it passed the House resoundinglyA few months ago I wrote about how a bill that could have a big impact on retirement plans for small business took a few fi...
00:48, 06/27/2019

"Has Not Resigned From RSS": Congress Leader's Dig At Shatrughan Sinha Acharya Pramod, Congress candidate from Lucknow took strong exception to party leader Shatrughan Sinha campaigning for his wife Poonam, who is the Samajwadi Party candidate in the constituency....
12:48, 05/03/2019

Not Much Difference Between Jungle Rule And UP Law And Order: Congress The Congress today hit out at the Uttar Pradesh government over the killing of the state Bar Council president, saying there was not much difference between "jungle rule" and law and order in the......
02:16, 06/13/2019

Fix Mortgage Finance, or We'll Do It For You, Regulator Tells Congress Mark Calabria, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, plans to submit proposals to Congress as early as this week to return Fannie and Freddie from government control to the private market....
11:32, 06/12/2019

125 Seats Each, Says Congress MP, On Seat Sharing With NCP In Maharashtra Congress and Nationalist Congress Party will share an equal number of seats and will be contesting on 125 seats each, said Congress Rajya Sabha MP Husain Dalwai....
04:16, 09/05/2019

Congress flails after Trump’s deportation ultimatum Lawmakers are stumbling in their efforts to address the border crisis before bolting for the holiday recess, dimming long-shot hopes that Congress can meet President Donald Trump’s two-week deadline to stave off his threatened mass deportations. Hou...
21:32, 06/24/2019

‘If I’m Sent Back, I Will Die’: Sick Immigrants Tell Their Stories to Congress The immigrants are in limbo as the Trump administration weighs their deportation after the elimination of a program that had enabled them to receive lifesaving medical care....
18:48, 09/11/2019

"Told Them We Didn't Want This": HD Deve Gowda On Congress-JDS Tie-Up Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda Thursday said he told Congress president Rahul Gandhi that he has been hurt by the repeated public utterances of some leaders of the grand old party and his JD(S)......
12:48, 06/20/2019

| US Congress probes Trump's bid to host G7 at his resort US Democratic lawmakers announced an investigation into Donald Trump's offer to host next year's G7 summit at one of his golf courses, calling it the latest sign of presidential "corruption"....
01:00, 08/30/2019

Jon Stewart lashes out at Congress over 9/11 victims fund Comedian Jon Stewart is scolding Congress for failing to ensure that a victims’ compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money...
13:16, 06/11/2019

Former CIA operative and Trump critic runs for Congress SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Former CIA operative Valerie Plame has decided to run for the Democratic nomination for an open congressional seat in New Mexico. Plame told The Associated Press on Thursday that she wants to give back to a community that welcom...
10:00, 05/09/2019

Congress Is Finally Investigating Elaine Chao Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, who is married to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, has largely stayed under the radar during her time in the Trump administration due to her focus on more conventional grifts, rather than the transparent l...
18:00, 09/16/2019

Two Former Lawmakers From Congress, Mayawati's Party Join BJP Two former lawmakers, including ex-president of the Bahujan Samaj Party's Delhi unit Chaudhary Surendra Kumar, joined the BJP in presence of its state chief Manoj Tiwari on Monday....
21:32, 07/01/2019

Duterte son mulls run for top spot in Philippine Congress The son of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Tuesday he might seek the speakership of the lower house of Congress, heating up a race for leadership of a legislature dominated by his father's allies....
04:00, 07/02/2019

Congress reacts to escalating tensions with Iran Some Congressional members say President Donald Trump was right not to attack Iran. After Iran downed a U.S. drone, Trump ordered a retaliatory strike that he said he shelved 10 minutes before Iran was to be hit. (June 21)     &#...
20:48, 06/21/2019

Jon Stewart eviscerates US Congress over 9/11 first responder fund The comedian has delivered an emotional plea to US lawmakers on behalf of first responders running out of time and money. He attacked Congress for its hypocrisy and lack of shame....
18:16, 06/11/2019

Vice president of Venezuelan congress detained The vice president of Venezuela's National Assembly, Edgar Zambrano, has been detained and towed to prison in his car. He was apprehended for alleged support of an uprising arranged by opposition leader Juan Guaido....
01:32, 05/09/2019

Democrats may hold AG Barr in contempt of Congress. What is that and can it actually be used? Democrats have signalled they may hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, but what is that and could it actually help gain cooperation?        ...
14:48, 05/03/2019

Did Attorney General Barr mislead Congress? Barr knew that special counsel Robert Mueller had voiced concerns about his March 24 letter, but did not mention them while testifying under oath in April....
01:00, 05/03/2019

Could Trump Use the Sept. 11 War Law to Attack Iran Without Going to Congress? Talk of purported Iran-Qaeda ties is raising questions about whether the Trump administration is laying the groundwork to claim that it needs no new legal authority to take military action....
17:00, 06/19/2019

| HK activists take cause to US Congress, urge pressure on Beijing Leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement have appealed directly to US lawmakers to exert pressure on Beijing, warning that an erosion of the city's special status would embolden China's leaders around the world....
13:16, 09/17/2019

"Hua Toh Hua": Congress's Sam Pitroda Shredded For 1984 Remark By PM, BJP Congress leader Sam Pitroda's "Hua to hua" comment on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots showed the "character and mentality" of the party, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday while campaigning in......
02:32, 05/10/2019

Trump reverses course, says Mueller 'should not testify' before Congress President Donald Trump on Sunday reversed course, saying special counsel Robert Mueller should not testify before Congress just two days after telling reporters the attorney general should make that decision....
17:16, 05/06/2019

Trump Objects to Mueller Testifying Before Congress The stance put the president at odd with Democrats and his own attorney general, setting up another confrontation over presidential authority and the separation of powers....
16:32, 05/05/2019

Former Congress Legislator Bhisham Sharma Joins BJP Lok Sabha Polls 2019: Bhisham Sharma, former Congress legislator, was welcomed into the BJP fold by party vice president and its Delhi unit in-charge Shyam Jaju and Manoj Tiwari....
11:00, 04/30/2019

Jon Stewart blasts Congress over 9-11 victims fund Comedian Jon Stewart is scolding Congress for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money. (June 11)        ...
12:48, 06/11/2019

The Lawmakers to Watch as Congress Confronts Big Tech While the House Judiciary Committee said it would investigate competition in digital markets, there is no broader consensus in Congress about how to address tech companies’ practices. These lawmakers will shape that debate....
02:00, 06/05/2019

Police tow No. 2 leader of Venezuela congress to jail in car Venezuelan Security forces have arrested the No. 2 leader of the opposition-controlled congress as President Nicolás Maduro’s government begins going after foes tied to a failed attempt to stir up a military uprising last week...
23:32, 05/08/2019

9/11 first responder who testified to Congress this month dies at 53 Luis Alvarez, who described to Congress earlier this month his medical issues as a first responder after the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2011, died Saturday in a hospice in New York. He was 53....
19:00, 06/29/2019

What’s on the table as Congress weighs action on guns The latest wave of mass shootings is fueling a new push to curb gun violence — but it’s not clear what, if anything, can get passed by a divided Congress and signed into law by President Donald Trump.Here are some of the main proposals up for debate....
09:32, 08/13/2019

#ConstitutionalCrisis? Trump's battle with Congress comes to a head The president’s claims of executive privilege over the Mueller report have set new alarm bells ringing for the fate of democracyPolice this week arrested an alleged arsonist who started a fire outside the National Archives building in Washington, cla...
02:48, 05/09/2019

These Female Veterans Reached Congress. Now They Want to Recruit Others. A new political action committee, the Service First Women’s Victory Fund, will raise money for Democratic candidates with national security backgrounds....
03:00, 05/09/2019

In Reversal, Trump Says Mueller 'Should Not Testify' Before US Congress US President Donald Trump said Sunday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller "should not testify" before Congress on his Russia election meddling inquiry, setting up a confrontation with Democrats......
16:48, 05/05/2019

You might get these 4 tax breaks back if Congress reinstates deductions Lawmakers are taking steps to renew a package of tax breaks, potentially making a slew of expired deductions available once again.       ...
08:48, 06/20/2019

House Democrats propose $4,500 pay raise for Congress House spending leaders want to break a decadelong pay freeze and give members of Congress a cost-of-living bump that could pad their salaries with an extra $4,500 next year.Congressional salaries have been frozen at about $174,000 since 2009, when De...
17:00, 06/04/2019

Azar calls on Congress to help border child care Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar is calling on Congress to come up with a "unified package" to help fund the care of unaccompanied children being held at the southern border. (June 24)        ...
23:16, 06/24/2019

A Truce Falters, and a Plan to Raise Congress’s Pay Falls Apart Democratic and Republican House leaders tried to broker a deal for an increase after a decade of frozen pay, but ran up against vulnerable freshmen Democrats....
18:00, 06/11/2019

Trump arms sales to Saudis unlikely to be blocked by Congress President Donald Trump is facing a surge of bipartisan support to block his administration's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, but he can breathe a sigh of relief that none of the measures to stop him are likely to become law. A growing number of Senate R...
04:48, 06/12/2019

President Trump to the Fab Freshman of Congress: Go Back to Your Country If the migrant concentration camps weren’t enough to show you exactly where the president of people who support migrant concentration camps stands, his comments about the fabulous freshmen women of Congress should remove all doubt....
17:48, 07/14/2019

BJP Surge In Northeast Continues; Congress Stalwarts Lose The BJP and its allies have swept the northeast. The party has won 14 seats and its allies have won four, making the NDA's total to be 18 out of the 25 Lok Sabha constituencies....
16:16, 05/24/2019

Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening Members of Congress The man, who said in racist and expletive-laced phone messages that he wanted to kill Senator Cory Booker and Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Eric Swalwell, faces up to five years in prison....
19:00, 06/11/2019

TDP Will Become "Empty Of MLAs" Just Like Congress: Shivraj Singh Chouhan Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan claimed that the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) would soon become "empty of MLAs" as many of its leaders want to quit the party and join the BJP....
22:32, 07/14/2019

Madhya Pradesh Congress In Hot Water As BJP Sweeps State In a re-run of the saffron wave in the heartland state as PM Modi's BJP improved on its 2014 haul of 27 from 29 seats, winning 28 and leaving the Congress with just the Chhindwara seat...
04:16, 05/24/2019

'We have lost the battle,' says regional leader of India's Congress: TV "We have lost the battle," a regional leader of India's main opposition Congress party said on Thursday, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party said it had secured a massive victory in the general election....
00:48, 05/23/2019

"Want Sidhu Out": Amarinder Singh's Wishlist To Congress After Punjab Win A day after its traumatic defeat to the BJP, the Congress has been called upon to firefight in Punjab. Chief Minister Amarinder Singh -- who delivered the party's only decisive victory in a state --......
04:16, 05/24/2019

U.S. trade rep says he hopes Congress can approve USMCA legislation 'very soon' The North American trade pact renegotiated under President Donald Trump is a "watershed development" for labor that will reduce incentives to outsource jobs, the U.S. Trade Representative said in prepared remarks to lawmakers on Tuesday....
08:00, 06/18/2019

BJP Takes Big Lead In Karnataka, Congress-JDS Stares At Collapse The BJP has taken a huge lead in the national election in Karnataka over the Congress and Janata Dal Secular alliance, which took power in the state exactly a year ago. The BJP was ahead in 23 of the......
23:16, 05/22/2019

India Election Results Till 10 AM: BJP Crosses 320, Congress At 111 India Election results 2019: According to the leads in the first two hours of counting, BJP crosses the 320 mark on its own and was as 322, while the Opposition Congress was at 111....
23:16, 05/22/2019

White House, Congress getting closer on budget deal White House officials and congressional leaders are drawing closer to a two-year budget agreement that also raises the debt ceiling, although both sides caution that some serious obstacles remain to a deal.Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate M...
13:00, 07/17/2019

U.S. trade rep hopes Congress approves USMCA legislation 'very soon' USTR Robert Lighthizer, at a hearing of the U.S. Senate Finance committee, continued his bid for lawmakers to prepare to ratify the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement....
09:16, 06/18/2019

Congress finally catches up to the ‘bitcon’ after Libra controversy As I was saying in a column back on May 22, bitcoin and all the other phony cryptocurrencies need to be investigated. They are “bitcons” — confidence games that are going to eventually cheat anyone foolish enough to entrust their money to these scams...
19:48, 07/17/2019

‘Go-Home Gate’ Roils Late Night (and Congress, Too) As lawmakers argued over whether President Trump is a racist, Jimmy Kimmel reminded viewers that they’ll be able to cast their own votes on the subject next year....
00:00, 07/18/2019

Bihar Children Deaths A National Horror: Congress The Congress on Wednesday described the deaths of children in Bihar due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome as a "national horror story" and demanded accountability from the Centre and the state......
21:16, 06/19/2019

Alpesh Thakor, Another Former Congress Lawmaker Join BJP In Gujarat Former Congress legislators Alpesh Thakor and Dhavalsinh Zala, who had quit apparently after voting against the party candidate in the by-polls for two Rajya Sabha seats earlier this month, joined the......
07:16, 07/18/2019

"Time For Congress To Get An Amit Shah": Mehbooba Mufti In one of the biggest compliments to BJP chief Amit Shah's organizational prowess, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday suggested that the principal opposition Congress......
04:32, 05/23/2019

BJP Legislator's Son Arrested For Death Threat To Congress Leader In MP The son of a BJP legislator in Madhya Pradesh's Harda has been arrested for allegedly making casteist remarks and threatening to kill an advocate-cum-Congress leader in April....
12:48, 06/20/2019

Jon Stewart continues to push Congress on behalf of 9/11 victims Jon Stewart on Sunday continued to push for extending the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund but said congressional politics was making passage “agonizingly difficult.”“I think this community is at the end of their rope,” Stewart told Chris Wallace, host...
13:32, 06/16/2019

Mexican congress approves safeguards for new National Guard Mexico's Congress approved a series of safeguards Thursday intended to prevent abuses under the country's new militarized police force known as the National Guard....
23:32, 05/23/2019

Bills targeting China's Huawei introduced in U.S. Congress Members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives introduced bills on Tuesday to keep tight restrictions on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, amid concern about President Donald Trump's easing of restrictions on the Chinese firm....
10:00, 07/16/2019

Facebook’s Digital Currency Plan Met With Skepticism in Congress (WASHINGTON) — Under sharp criticism from senators, a Facebook executive on Tuesday defended the social network’s ambitious plan to create a digital currency and pledged to work with regulators to achieve a system that protects the privac...
14:16, 07/16/2019

Congress could require a car alarm for kids left inside In the past 20 years, more than 800 children have died of heatstroke in cars in the US. Now, a group of lawmakers wants to require alerts that would remind parents to check for children in the backseat before exiting the vehicle. Legislation announce...
15:48, 05/23/2019

"Non-Gandhi Can Be Congress Chief, But...": Mani Shankar Aiyar Amid uncertainty over Rahul Gandhi continuing as Congress president, senior leader Mani Shankar Aiyar said Sunday that a "non-Gandhi" can be party chief, but the Gandhi family must remain active......
05:16, 06/23/2019

Congress Leader Says Delhi Incharge PC Chacko "Misbehaved" With Him A section of Congress leaders has demanded the replacement of All India Congress Committee in-charge PC Chacko over the party's poor election performance in Delhi....
16:32, 06/14/2019

Congress on cusp of delivering long-overdue disaster aid WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is rushing to wrap up a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid package, but only after Democrats insisted on jettisoning President Donald Trump’s $4.5 billion request to handle an unprecedented influx of migrants at th...
12:00, 05/23/2019

Bills targeting China's Huawei introduced in Congress Members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives introduced bills on Tuesday to keep tight restrictions on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, amid concern about President Donald Trump's easing of curbs on the Chinese firm....
03:00, 07/17/2019

U.S. House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry....
15:32, 06/15/2019

House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry....
01:00, 06/16/2019

Madhya Pradesh Congress Wants BJP Leader To Apologise To Official He Hit The Madhya Pradesh Congress on Thursday demanded that BJP MLA Akash Vijayvargiya publicly apologise to the civic official whom he assaulted with a cricket bat last month, and to the people of his......
12:16, 07/18/2019

Trump threatens to withhold census documents from U.S. Congress The Trump administration is threatening to invoke presidential powers to withhold documents on its efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, unless House Democrats drop threats to hold two top Trump advisers in contempt of Congre...
15:32, 06/11/2019

Congress Gives Final Approval to Long-Delayed Disaster Aid An emergency relief package, stymied for months, will finally go to President Trump. It allocates billions of dollars in relief for hurricanes, fires and floods....
17:48, 06/03/2019

36 UP Congress Leaders Resign As Election Fallout Spreads As many as 36 office-bearers of Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee resigned from their posts on Saturday continuing the spate of resignations in the party following its Lok Sabha election debacle....
18:48, 06/29/2019

India's Congress party in turmoil after Gandhi resignation Rahul Gandhi has spurned appeals to reconsider his resignation as leader of India's Congress Party after losing a second general election to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, an aide said on Tuesday, as the party faces its worst crisis in a decade....
08:48, 07/02/2019

Madhya Pradesh Congress To Soon Get New President, Says Kamal Nath Two days after revealing that he had offered to quit after the drubbing the Congress faced in Madhya Pradesh in the Lok Sabha polls, Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Saturday said a new state party head......
18:48, 06/29/2019

‘Nobel Prize in stupidity’: Holocaust survivor wants AOC out of Congress There are few remaining survivors of concentration camps. Ed Mosberg is one of them. And the 93-year-old from Morris Plains, NJ, has no time for Rep. ­Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s statements last week, when she called the southern border’s migrant dete...
15:16, 06/29/2019

Congress Asks Centre Why "Obsolete" IAF AN-32 Fleet Was Not Replaced The Congress on Wednesday expressed concern over the safety and well-being of the IAF personnel on board an AN-32 aircraft that went missing in Arunachal Pradesh after taking off from Assam's Jorhat,......
13:48, 06/05/2019

William Barr Isn't Jazzed About Robert Mueller's Big Day in Congress As we near Robert Mueller’s much-anticipated appearance before a joint House Intelligence and Judiciary committee hearing later this month, Attorney General William Barr is making his displeasure over his longtime frenemy testifying known....
13:48, 07/08/2019

Congress Reverses Order On No TV Debates For A Month But Only For Kerala A day after the Congress leadership issued a month-long nationwide ban on its leaders taking part in television debates, the crisis-ridden opposition party has reversed the decision - but only for......
06:16, 05/30/2019

9/11 first responder Luis Alvarez who appeared before Congress dies _____ Luis Alvarez, the retired police officer who along with Jon Stewart appeared before Congress earlier this month to plead for consistent health benefits for 9/11 first responders, has died. The Ray Pfeifer Foundation, a nonprofit that helps firs...
08:48, 06/29/2019

Explainer: How the U.S. Congress could challenge Trump tariffs on Mexico If President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to impose across-the-board tariffs on Mexican goods entering the United States, the U.S. Congress will likely try to halt the action with legislation that would face formidable hurdles to enactm...
16:16, 06/05/2019

Peru leader forcing showdown with congress on corruption Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra is calling on the nation’s congress to usher through five reforms aimed at quashing endemic corruption, saying he will use a constitutional provision allowing him to dissolve congress if it rejects the proposal...
20:32, 05/29/2019

Mueller says he could not charge Trump as Congress weighs impeachment U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday his investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election was never going to end with criminal charges against President Donald Trump and indicated it was up to Congress to decide if it sh...
12:48, 05/29/2019

BJP's "Wait And Watch" Stance As Congress-JDS Coalition Crumbles The BJP today said it would "wait" after two exits from the Karnataka Congress and Janata Dal Secular coalition threatened to plunge the government into a minority if 13 more resignations submitted......
08:48, 07/08/2019

Congress is focusing on video games — how should the industry react? The video game industry must be clear-eyed and strategically prepared to address issues from regulators before they become a hornet’s nest of problems.Read More...
16:48, 06/04/2019

Sonia Gandhi Elected Leader Of New Congress Lawmakers Sonia Gandhi has been elected chairperson of the Congress's parliamentarians who won the national election, sources said after a meeting of the parliamentary party this morning. Former Prime Minister......
00:16, 06/01/2019

Congress passes $19.1B disaster aid bill after months of fighting The House approved a multibillion dollar disaster aid bill on Monday, sending the measure to President Trump’s desk after months of fighting over the bill by the president and congressional Democrats. Lawmakers passed the $19.1 billion spending bill ...
19:32, 06/03/2019

Congress finally sends $19B disaster aid bill to Trump Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a presidential feud with Democrats....
16:32, 06/03/2019

Congress Demands Facebook Put Brakes on Libra Cryptocurrency Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is off to a rocky start. After announcing Libra last month, U.S. lawmakers were none too thrilled given the social media giant’s dubious track record with privacy. Now, the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services is...
10:00, 07/03/2019

Libra: US Congress asks Facebook to pause development Legislators say they need time to investigate cryptocurrency and its potential impactThe US Congress has asked Facebook to pause development on its Libra cryptocurrency until lawmakers have had more time to investigate the ramifications of the compan...
08:00, 07/03/2019

Rahul Gandhi Drops "President, Congress" From Twitter Bio. Now Says This Rahul Gandhi has removed his designation "President, Indian National Congress" from his Twitter profile after he shared an open letter in which he listed reasons for his resignation as the party......
07:00, 07/03/2019

I'm Done, Says Rahul Gandhi; New Chief In A Week: Congress Sources A new Congress president will be chosen "within a week", party sources have told NDTV, indicating an acceptance, finally, in the ranks that Rahul Gandhi will not take back his resignation....
03:00, 07/03/2019

Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil Quits Congress, Others May Follow Veteran Maharashtra leader Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil, said to be on his way to the BJP, today formally quit the Congress. The buzz is that around 10 lawmakers are also likely to follow him in view of......
03:16, 06/04/2019

Congress finally to send $19B disaster aid bill to Trump Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a presidential feud with Democrats....
11:48, 06/03/2019

Harish Rawat Resigns As Congress In-Charge Of Assam Former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat announced his resignation as the Congress general secretary in-charge of Assam on Thursday, taking moral responsibility of the party''s poor show in the......
04:48, 07/04/2019

Rajnath Singh's Jibe At Congress Over Leadership Crisis Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday took a swipe at the Congress over its leadership crisis, saying that the opposition party is still searching for a chief and "it is unclear whether there is......
14:16, 07/06/2019

What Is Gerrymandering, and How the Supreme Court's Decision Will Impact Congress In a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court declared last week that federal courts could not intervene when it comes to the act of partisan gerrymandering—widespread voter manipulation affecting a number of states....
13:32, 07/01/2019

Congress threatens to ground funding if the Pentagon can't get more F-35 parts Congress is threatening to restrict funding for the Pentagon's acquisition office unless it comes up with a new plan to address the chronic shortage of spare parts for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter....
23:48, 06/05/2019

Utah man accused of threatening to kill members of Congress SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man is accused of making threatening phone calls to the U.S. Capitol, threatening to kill and hurt members of Congress. Charging documents unsealed Wednesday show that federal prosecutors accuse 54-year-old Scott Brian Ha...
13:32, 06/06/2019

Did Not Ask For Front-Row Parliament Seat For Rahul Gandhi, Says Congress The Congress on Tuesday said that it has not demanded a front-row seat for Rahul Gandhi in the Lok Sabha and dismissed media reports as "propaganda"....
15:00, 07/09/2019

Photo of Migrants Shocks, but Congress Stalls on Border Aid A photo of a migrant father and his 23-month-old daughter appeared to crystallize the human tragedy at the border, and it was everywhere — on cable, the internet and on the Senate floor....
21:48, 06/26/2019

'World should know,' migrant tells U.S. Congress of toddler's death A Guatemalan asylum seeker left some members of a U.S. House panel visibly shaken on Wednesday with the story of her daughter's death, saying the toddler had contracted a deadly lung infection during a 20-day detention near the U.S. border with Mexic...
16:00, 07/10/2019

DOJ agrees to share key Mueller report evidence with Congress The chair of the House Judiciary Committee said Monday that the Justice Department agreed to hand over key evidence about possible obstruction of justice by President Trump. “The Department of Justice has agreed to begin complying with our committee’...
15:48, 06/10/2019

Top Intel official indicates Congress will be apprised of Barr review SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The country’s No. 2 intelligence official indicated Tuesday that the clandestine community would comply with congressional requests to inform lawmakers about the extent of Attorney General William Barr's probe into the origins of...
12:48, 06/04/2019

Jon Stewart to testify on behalf of 9/11 victims fund to Congress Jon Stewart and a number of first responders will testify before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday to push lawmakers to fund the 9/11 victims compensation fund. The House is expected to vote on the “Never Forget the Heroes Act” on Wed...
08:48, 06/11/2019

10 Congress Legislators From Goa Formally Join BJP, Other Allies Jittery A day after switching to the BJP, a group of 10 rebel Congress legislators from Goa on Thursday officially joined the party at its headquarters in the national capital in presence of its Working......
18:16, 07/11/2019

WATCH: Jon Stewart eviscerates Congress for treatment of 9/11 first responders Comedian John Stewart tore into a subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee for its low attendance at a hearing to discuss reauthorizing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund....
13:16, 06/11/2019

Man pleads guilty to threatening Congress members over phone TAMARAC, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has pleaded guilty to leaving threatening rants about gun control, illegal immigration, homosexuals, black people and Muslims for three Democratic members of Congress. Federal court records show that 49-year-old Joh...
13:32, 06/11/2019

Mueller to testify to Congress in open session about his investigation The former special counsel will appear publicly before two committees on July 17 — a made-for-TV moment that Democrats have been craving for months. ...
22:16, 06/25/2019

Rajasthan May See Karnataka Repeat With Congress Infighting: BJP Lawmaker Leader of Opposition and BJP MLA Gulabchand Kataria on Friday said that the Rajasthan Assembly may see a repeat of Karnataka and Goa stories, if infighting continues in the Congress....
12:32, 07/12/2019

3 Goa Congress Lawmakers Who Switched To BJP Will Be Made Ministers Today Three of the 10 Congress lawmakers in Goa who switched to the BJP earlier this week will find a place in the cabinet as Chief Minister Pramod Sawant readies to induct four new ministers today.......
01:32, 07/13/2019

Nicaraguan Congress approves Ortega-backed amnesty law Nicaragua's Congress approved a sweeping amnesty law during a Saturday session that will offer protection to police and others who took part in a violent clampdown on anti-government protesters over the past year....
20:16, 06/08/2019

Congress clashes over border funding as migrants kept in squalor The U.S. House and Senate will try to resolve their conflicting versions of an emergency funding bill on Thursday to address worsening humanitarian conditions for migrant children and families on the U.S.-Mexico border....
07:16, 06/27/2019

Trump unloads over impeachment push, says Dems are ‘getting nothing done in Congress’ President Trump on Monday fired back at the lawmakers who are calling for his impeachment, accusing Democrats of “getting nothing done” in Congress because of their overriding interest in investigating him....
07:16, 05/27/2019

The Latest: Georgia abortion bill backer to run for Congress ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on a Congressional bid by a backer of Georgia’s abortion ban (all times local): 8:25 p.m. One of the primary backers of Georgia’s abortion ban has announced she will run for Congress. State Sen. Renee Unterman...
20:48, 06/06/2019

AOC and Bernie Sanders Are Asking Congress to Declare a Climate Emergency Governments declaring climate emergencies are all the rage these days. On Tuesday, a resolution slated to be introduced in Congress aims to get the U.S. as a whole to join the growing number of towns, states, and countries recognizing that yes, clima...
15:48, 07/09/2019

Momos From 5-Star Hotel That Has Blocked Congress's DK Shivakumar DK Shivakumar, Karnataka Congress leader, has not been allowed to enter a five-star hotel in Mumbai where rebel lawmakers who have endangered his government's future are staying. That did not mean he......
02:48, 07/10/2019

2 More Congress Legislators Submit Resignation To Karnataka Speaker Two more Congress legislators submitted their resignation to the Karnataka speaker today, worsening the crisis for the state's ruling coalition, even as Congress troubleshooter DK Shivakumar tried......
05:48, 07/10/2019

"One-Third Of J&K Not With Us": Amit Shah Blames Nehru, Congress Protests Union home minister Amit Shah's question on "who is responsible for partition" triggered a huge row in parliament during the debate on the bill to extend President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir. The......
06:00, 06/28/2019

Several Congress Leaders Resign In Support Of Rahul Gandhi Several leaders of the Congress have resigned from their posts to give Rahul Gandhi a free hand to choose a new team in the wake of the Lok Sabha election disaster although he is adamant on giving up......
06:00, 06/28/2019

U.S. seeks a Congress-approved deal with Iran: Hook The United States is seeking a Congress-approved agreement with Iran to replace the 2015 nuclear deal that President Donald Trump abandoned last year, the U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook told Al-Jazeera satellite television network....
08:48, 07/10/2019

Not 1% Chance Of Rahul Gandhi Staying On, Says Congress Leader In a first, a Congress leader said today that there is practically no chance of Rahul Gandhi rolling back his decision to quit the top job of the party and staying on. The Congress is expected to hold......
06:00, 06/28/2019

Fed chair looks for backup from Congress amid Trump onslaught Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is one of President Donald Trump's favorite targets, but he's cultivated an army of fans at the other end of Pennsylvania Avenue....
10:32, 07/10/2019

US Congress Approves $4.6 Billion In Emergency Border Funding US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday bowed to pressure from President Donald Trump's Republicans as Congress approved $4.6 billion in emergency aid to ease a swelling migrant crisis on the......
17:48, 06/27/2019

Rahul Gandhi Adamant On Quitting As Congress President Congress President Rahul Gandhi remains adamant on stepping down as the party President despite growing demands that he must continue in the post, General Secretary KC Venugopal said today....
08:16, 06/27/2019

Congress Won't Let Rahul Gandhi Go, Won't Listen to Him: Sheila Dikshit The Congress will not let go of Rahul Gandhi, said its Delhi chief Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday as the party president remained firm on quitting over the national election rout and refused to meet any......
08:48, 05/28/2019

McCarthy doesn't believe Barr lied to Congress On Capitol Hill, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy tells reporters he does not believe Attorney General Barr lied to Congress his testimony. (May 2)        ...
14:00, 05/02/2019

PM Modi Extends Attack On Sam Pitroda To Congress "Forefathers" Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whose remarks on former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi have triggered a political storm, today said the Congress asks for votes in the name of its forefathers, but has a......
16:32, 05/13/2019

‘Red Flag’ Gun Control Bills Pick Up Momentum With G.O.P. in Congress Republicans, seeking a response to this weekend’s massacres, are coalescing around such bills to help law enforcement take guns from those who pose an imminent danger....
02:48, 08/07/2019

Congress-JDS Will Get Maximum Number Of Lok Sabha Seats: G Parameshwara The ruling Congress-Janata Dal Secular combine in Karnataka will gain a maximum number of seats in the recently concluded Lok Sabha polls as per an analysis done by the party, Deputy Chief Minister G......
09:48, 05/04/2019

Texas Shooting Brings New Urgency to Gun Debate in Congress After shootings in Dayton and El Paso last month, the issue was already expected to top the agenda when lawmakers return from their recess next week. Now the pressure has intensified....
22:32, 09/01/2019

Owner of forum used by white supremacists summoned to Congress The owner of an online message board used by far-right extremists and white supremacists has been summoned to testify to the US Congress after the forum was linked to a mass shooting in Texas....
05:48, 08/07/2019

"Madhya Pradesh Has 2.5 Chief Ministers": PM Modi's Jab At Congress Prime Minister Narendra Modi today alleged that Madhya Pradesh's Congress government was in a shambles, with more than one Chief Minister wielding power in the state. "In Madhya Pradesh, a certain......
14:00, 05/12/2019

'Tentative date' of May 15 agreed for Mueller to testify before Congress Democratic congressman David Cicilline says on Fox News: ‘We hope that the special counsel will appear’Robert Mueller may be one step closer to being questioned in public on Capitol Hill, with a representative of the special counsel saying he has agr...
10:32, 05/05/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Congress considers ‘red flag’ legislation Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
12:48, 08/07/2019

Elijah Cummings calls on Congress to cancel recess Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland, the chairman of the influential House Oversight Committee, called on Congress on Wednesday to cancel the remainder of the August recess to work on gun control legislation....
05:16, 08/08/2019

Six arrests as investigation into shock shooting near Congress progresses Officials say at least six people have been detained for Thursday’s attack that seriously wounded UCR deputy Héctor Olivares and killed La Rioja provincial official Miguel Marcelo Yadón, including the alleged perpetrator....
10:16, 05/11/2019

Congress investigating Trump over US military trips to Scotland Conflict of interest concerns over military spending at Prestwick airport and discount offers at president’s resortCongress is investigating Donald Trump over a potential conflict of interest involving increased US military spending at Prestwick airp...
11:00, 09/08/2019

Trump says NRA's views should be 'respected' as Congress weighs gun action President Donald Trump on Friday said he has been speaking with the National Rifle Association to ensure that the gun lobby's "very strong views" are considered as congressional leaders weigh possible gun legislation after two weekend mass shootings....
06:16, 08/09/2019

"Criminals Better Than Colleagues": Jharkhand Congress Chief Resigns Jharkhand Pradesh Congress chief Ajoy Kumar quit his post on Friday, accusing some colleagues of indulging in corrupt practices and promoting their own interests over the party's and said "worst......
14:48, 08/09/2019

HD Kumaraswamy To Campaign For Congress In Karnataka Assembly Bypolls Ending speculation about his participation in campaigning, amid strains in the ruling Congress-JD(S) government, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy will canvass for Congress candidates in Kundgol......
16:32, 05/10/2019

Congress hopes China tariffs are short-lived Congressional Republicans and Democrats said they hoped the tariffs on Chinese goods are short-lived. While Republicans praised the president for being "tough" on China, Democrats worry the move will have a negative impact on the U.S. economy. (May 1...
15:00, 05/10/2019

No Government Can Change Status Of J&K: Congress after Key Leaders' Meet Jammu and Kashmir acceded to India "as one State" and no government has the power to change its status or divide it or reduce any part of it to a Union Territory, the Congress said Tuesday after a......
23:16, 08/06/2019

Trump says he will decide over next week whether to let McGahn testify for Congress U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he will decide in the coming days whether he will allow former White House lawyer Don McGahn to testify before U.S. lawmakers or whether he will invoke executive privilege to block his testimony....
23:00, 05/03/2019

Late night slams Congress for inaction on gun violence See what all of the late night hosts, from Stephen Colbert to Jimmy Kimmel, had to say about gun violence in America in the wake of the shootings in El Paso and Dayton....
09:16, 08/06/2019

Government Of India Spreading Fear On Kashmir, Says Congress The Congress has hit out at the government after its advisory on Friday asking tourists and Amarnath Yatra pilgrims to leave the Kashmir Valley "immediately" because of new intelligence about terror......
04:48, 08/03/2019

Congress Might Finally Get Rid of the Capitol's Racist Native Imagery It shouldn’t be a surprise that one of the great colonizing forces of modern history would glorify its role in the subjugation of a continent of Native nations. And yet, some of the art found around the Capitol still manages to be jarring in its ahis...
15:00, 05/15/2019

Congress has no right to 'do-over' of Russia probe: White House counsel Congress has no right to conduct a "do-over" of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, the White House said in a letter blasting House Democrats' "sweeping" requests for documents as an effort to harass political opponents....
14:32, 05/15/2019

The many problems with Trump’s legal claim that Congress can’t investigate him On Monday, one of Trump's lawyers suggested Congress's Watergate investigation might have been illegal. Now his White House counsel says Congress has no right to investigate a president....
14:00, 05/15/2019

Trump says Congress can’t investigate him, but the Justice Department seems to disagree On Monday, one of Trump's lawyers suggested Congress's Watergate investigation might have been illegal. Now his White House counsel says Congress has no right to investigate a president....
13:16, 05/15/2019

Man Disrupts Congress Presser Over Use Of Yogi Adityanath's Real Name With the national flag in hand, a man today disrupted a Congress presser briefly raising objections on calling Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath by his real name Ajay Singh Bisht. He......
10:48, 05/15/2019

Donald Trump doesn't want Don McGahn to testify in Congress President Donald Trump said he doesn't want any of his current or former administration officials, including former White House counsel Don McGhan, to testify to the U.S. House about possible obstruction of justice by himself....
21:48, 05/02/2019

Congress to question TransDigm over defense profits exceeding 1,000% Executives for TransDigm Group Inc will testify before a Congressional committee on Wednesday after a Pentagon-endorsed investigation found the aircraft parts supplier made profits exceeding 1,000% on some spare parts and equipment....
10:00, 05/15/2019

Explainer: How powerful are Congress subpoenas, contempt citations? U.S. House Democrats threatened on Thursday to hold Attorney General William Barr in "contempt of Congress" for not complying with a subpoena to hand over an unredacted version of the Mueller report. What does that mean?...
22:16, 05/02/2019

MLS star calls out Congress on gun violence after scoring goal WASHINGTON — Alejandro Bedoya made a statement about gun violence in the nation’s capital. After scoring the opening goal in the Philadelphia Union’s 5-1 victory over D.C. United on Sunday night, Bedoya ran to an on-field microphone and s...
00:16, 08/05/2019

Congress to question TranasDigm over defense profits exceeding 1,000% Executives for TransDigm Group Inc will testify before a Congressional committee on Wednesday after a Pentagon-endorsed investigation found the aircraft parts supplier made profits exceeding 1,000% on some spare parts and equipment....
07:48, 05/15/2019

Marchant becomes latest Texas Republican to retire from Congress Rep. Kenny Marchant (R-Texas) announced Monday he will not seek reelection next year, adding another member to the rapidly growing House GOP retirement list and opening a newly competitive Dallas-area seat.“It is time for me to announce that I will n...
08:16, 08/05/2019

Trump says he's not inclined to let former counsel McGahn testify to Congress President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not believe he would allow former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify to committees in Congress, saying McGahn had already spoken to the special counsel on the Russia probe....
22:16, 05/02/2019

Congress's DK Shivakumar Questioned By Probe Agency For 4th Day In Delhi The Congress's troubleshooter in Karnataka, DK Shivakumar, will face his fourth day of questioning by the Enforcement Directorate in Delhi. Mr Shivakumar, a former minister, was summoned to the......
01:16, 09/03/2019

Trump's NAFTA replacement hits snag in Congress President Donald Trump's trade deal with Canada and Mexico hit roadblocks in Congress, with a key Republican calling for an end to tariffs on the countries while the Democrats demanded stronger worker protection language....
12:00, 05/03/2019

NASA’s inspector general has apparently had enough of meddling by Congress Enlarge / Paul Martin, then the nominee for Inspector General for NASA, answers questions during his confirmation hearing in front of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation in 2009. (credit: NASA) On Tuesday, NASA Inspector Ge...
08:00, 08/28/2019

Four detained as enquiry into shooting attack near Congress progresses Officials say at least four people have been detained for the brazen shooting attack near Congress on Thursday that seriously wounded UCR deputy Héctor Olivares and killed La Rioja provincial official Miguel Marcelo Yadón....
09:48, 05/10/2019

Argentina mafia members arrested after Congress shooting Argentine authorities have arrested members of mafia gang after a rare gun attack outside Congress in Buenos Aires left one official dead and a senior lawmaker fighting for his life....
09:16, 05/10/2019

Salary increase for Congress? House leaders look to end own pay freeze WASHINGTON (AP) — A handful of senior House lawmakers, frustrated by a decade of frozen congressional salaries, are quietly exploring whether to accept an annual pay raise that they’ve shunned since Barack Obama was first president. It’s ...
11:32, 05/09/2019

Congress, Allies Have Given Up Their Fight In Lok Sabha Polls: PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said after five phases of election, the Congress-led opposition has given up the fight and the "situation is clear" now that the BJP will form government at......
04:32, 05/08/2019

Trump Says Barr May Decide Whether Mueller Testifies Before Congress The president also said he was “pretty surprised” his eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., was subpoenaed to testify before the Senate about contacts with Russians in the 2016 campaign....
10:48, 05/09/2019

Trump drops bid to slash foreign aid after Congress objects The White House will not move forward with plans to cut billions of dollars in foreign aid, U.S. officials said on Thursday, after an outcry from Congress about what was seen as an attempt to sidestep lawmakers' authority over government spending....
12:32, 08/22/2019

Argentine lawmaker in serious condition after shooting near National Congress An Argentine lawmaker from the northern province of La Rioja was wounded on Thursday and an aide was killed in a shooting about a block from the National Congress in downtown Buenos Aires....
09:00, 05/09/2019

Gun Safety Measures Have Momentum Right Now. That May Change Before Congress Comes Back The pattern is now all too familiar. A mass shooting prompts calls for stricter gun safety measures. Gun safety advocates demand action, while gun owners raise alarms. Politicians make promises they know are far more difficult than they let on. Inten...
04:32, 08/13/2019

Rahul Gandhi Says "Chowkidar Chor Hai" Not Coined By Him Or Congress Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said neither he nor his party coined the 'chowkidar chor hai' slogan, and attributed the jibe to the youth and farmers....
09:16, 05/08/2019

"Congress In Confusion": Prakash Javadekar On Centre's J&K Move The Congress is speaking in different voices on the special status of Jammu and Kashmir because of its "frustration, despair and directionless politics", Union minister Prakash Javadekar said on......
06:00, 08/13/2019

Trump touts possible Curt Schilling bid for Congress: 'Terrific!' President Trump touted former pitcher Curt Schilling on Tuesday after he announced he was “absolutely considering” running for Congress as a Republican in Arizona....
07:01, 08/13/2019

A Challenger Appears for the Title of Worst Democrat in Congress It is hard to beat Illinois congressman Dan Lipinski for the coveted title of Worst Democrat in Congress, given his positions on abortion and healthcare. But a challenger has emerged: Rep. Josh Gottheimer of New Jersey, the subject of an extensive In...
09:48, 05/08/2019

Factbox: Crowd of U.S. Congress committees investigating Trump At least half a dozen committees of the U.S. Congress are investigating President Donald Trump, who is refusing to cooperate with most of them since the April 18 release of the Mueller report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential elec...
09:16, 04/28/2019

Venezuela's Guaido says congress vice president has been detained Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Wednesday that the vice president of the opposition-controlled National Assembly had been detained by authorities from President Nicolas Maduro's government....
20:32, 05/08/2019

Local Congress Leader, 42 Others Join BJP In Jammu And Kashmir A local Congress leader and 42 others, not related to the party, joined the BJP in Jammu on Tuesday in the presence of senior office-bearers of the party....
16:32, 08/13/2019

We’re in a DC ‘news void,’ but that's going to change after Congress returns from recess Real estate speculation in Greenland. Brett Gardner and Aaron Boone going crazy and getting tossed from every game possible this month for the Yankees. Airport workers slipping travelers notes, telling them they are “ugly.”...
01:48, 08/19/2019

The Subpoena and Contempt Fight Between Trump and Congress, Explained Here is how Trump’s use of executive privilege to thwart congressional oversight, and lawmakers’ threat to hold his aides in contempt, could play out....
14:48, 05/08/2019

Former CIA officer Valerie Plame running for Congress in New Mexico Valerie Plame, a former U.S. intelligence officer whose cover was blown by officials in the administration of former President George W. Bush in the run-up to the Iraq War, said on Thursday she would run as a Democrat for an open U.S. Congress seat i...
12:48, 05/09/2019

Valerie Plame, Outed C.I.A. Agent, Will Run for Congress in New Mexico “My career in the C.I.A. was cut short by partisan politics, but I’m not done serving our country,” said Ms. Plame, who is running for the House as a Democrat....
13:32, 05/09/2019

Congress Bathinda Nominee's Wife Says It Is A "One-Sided" Contest Campaigning for Congress's Bathinda candidate Amrinder Singh Raja Warring, Amrita Warring slammed sitting lawmaker Harsimrat Kaur Badal for "doing nothing" for the constituency in a decade....
04:32, 05/08/2019

Ram Madhav's Remarks Show BJP In "Electoral Depression": Congress The Congress on Monday took a dig at BJP over senior party leader Ram Madhav hinting that the BJP would need allies for comfortable majority in the Lok Sabha, saying that statements of its leaders......
15:48, 05/06/2019

Sam Pitroda's 1984 Comment "Not The Opinion Of The Party", Says Congress Lacerated over the comments of its top leader Sam Pitroda on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, the Congress today distanced itself from "remarks made by any individual" and cautioned its leaders to be......
06:32, 05/10/2019

JP Nadda Hits Out At Congress For Not Supporting Scrapping Of Article 370 BJP Working President J P Nadda has hit out at the Congress for not supporting abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, alleging the party always indulged in vote bank politics though they knew......
00:48, 08/19/2019

Wisconsin Rep. Sean Duffy to resign from Congress next month Republican Wisconsin Rep. Sean Duffy announced Monday he will resign next month, to focus on his family and the health of his arriving daughter, who he said has a heart condition....
10:00, 08/26/2019

Trump says Barr will decide if Mueller testifies before Congress Attorney General William Barr will have the final say on whether Special Counsel Robert Mueller will testify before Congress about his report on Russian election meddling, President Donald Trump said Thursday....
05:16, 05/10/2019

PM Slams Congress After Sam Pitroda's " Hua Toh Hua" Remark On 1984 Riots Campaigning for the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections will end this evening. 59 constituencies, spread over 7 states, will go to polls in this phase on Sunday....
02:32, 05/10/2019

Democratic lawmaker says Congress' oversight of WH is no 'partisan issue' House Oversight Committee Member Raja Krishnamoorthi said Thursday that Congress' continuing demands for information from the White House and others in President Trump's orbit should not be seen as a "partisan issue."...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Venezuela’s opposition-led congress to debate defense pact CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress plans to discuss a proposal for Venezuela’s return to a regional defense agreement that dates from the Cold War. Tuesday’s debate comes as U.S. officials say they ...
09:48, 05/07/2019

Venezuela's opposition-led congress to debate defense pact Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress plans to discuss a proposal for Venezuela's return to a regional defense agreement that dates from the Cold War....
11:00, 05/07/2019

McConnell Tells Congress to Move On From Mueller Report “The special counsel’s finding is clear: Case closed,” Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, declared in a speech that was quickly criticized by top Democrats....
11:48, 05/07/2019

"A Crybaby This Election": Arun Jaitley's Jibe At Congress Amid multiple model code violation allegations against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in a blog post today that the poll code cannot encroach upon the right to free......
12:48, 05/07/2019

| US Treasury will not hand over Trump tax returns to Congress - official The US Treasury will not hand President Donald Trump's tax returns over to Democratic lawmakers, defying a demand from Congress, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said....
15:48, 05/07/2019

Venezuela's Congress strips opposition lawmakers of immunity Venezuela's pro-government Constituent Assembly on Tuesday stripped seven opposition legislators of parliamentary immunity after they joined rallies on April 30 amid a failed uprising aimed at ousting President Nicolas Maduro....
19:00, 05/07/2019

"BJP Wants Only Deaf And Dumb Dalits," Alleges Congress's Udit Raj The BJP wants "deaf and dumb" dalits, Congress'sUdit Raj has alleged; he had recently quit the BJP after he was denied a ticket to contest the national elections....
22:32, 05/07/2019

Congress, carmakers step up heat stroke fight Miles Harrison didn’t always drop his 21-month-old son Chase off at daycare in the mornings. On July 8, 2008, he was supposed to. Thinking he did, he proceeded with his normal routine and headed for his Herndon, Virginia, office on July 8, 2008. As h...
20:32, 08/23/2019

There Is No Place For Old Timers In Trinamool Congress: Sovan Chatterjee Sovan Chatterjee, who has switched over to BJP from Trinamool Congress, on Saturday criticised TMC no longer being a party of old timers and for deviating from the principles of parliamentary......
12:48, 08/17/2019

BJP MPs Replace Congress Leaders As Heads Of 2 Key Parliamentary Panels Two crucial parliamentary panels, the standing committees on finance and external affairs, which were headed by Congress MPs in previous Lok Sabha are now chaired by BJP MPs....
10:32, 09/14/2019

Government Capable Of Handling Pakistan At UN, We Stand With It: Congress The Congress on Tuesday said the government is capable of handling Pakistan at the United Nations and it stands with it in solidarity to tackle "manipulative actions" of the neighbouring country......
17:00, 09/10/2019

"Let's Contest Independently": HD Deve Gowda On Alliance With Congress Weeks after trading barbs with Congress leader Siddaramaiah over the national election loss, Janata Dal Secular leader HD Deve Gowda on Monday said if mid-term elections take place in Karnataka, his......
13:16, 09/16/2019

Under siege, Venezuelan opposition lawmakers keep their congress alive Venezuela's opposition says President Nicolas Maduro is seeking to close down the last institutional space they have left to contest his government - the National Assembly legislature, headed by Juan Guaido....
16:48, 07/25/2019

How Congress and the feds can improve natural gas pipeline safety This year, Congress is working to reauthorize the Pipeline Safety Act. This law establishes the national pipeline safety program within the Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, or PHMSA, and authorize...
23:32, 09/16/2019

Explainer: Send him back? What it would take for Congress to impeach Trump A dark cloud of impeachment has threatened President Donald Trump for many months, with Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, where any such effort to remove him from office would begin, divided about whether to proceed....
08:32, 07/22/2019

Rahul Is And Will Remain Captain Of Congress: Ashok Gehlot Denying any leadership crisis in the Congress, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday said that Rahul Gandhi is still the captain of the party and will remain so in future....
07:32, 07/22/2019

"Congress Must Die", Says Yogendra Yadav After Exit Polls Show NDA Win The exit polls that predicted a comfortable win for the NDA havegiven ammunition to Swaraj India chief Yogendra Yadav to shoot at the Congress, a party that he said "must die"....
01:00, 05/20/2019

"Lack of Clarity At Top Hurting Congress", Says Shashi Tharoor Lack of clarity over leadership after Rahul Gandhi's resignation is hurting the Congress, senior leader Shashi Tharoor said on Sunday, adding that the way forward for the party could be opening up all......
02:16, 07/28/2019

BJP MPs Replace Congress Leaders As Heads Of 2 Parliamentary Panels Two crucial parliamentary panels, the standing committees on finance and external affairs, which were headed by Congress MPs in previous Lok Sabha are now chaired by BJP MPs....
17:32, 09/13/2019

Karnataka Speaker Slammed For Disqualifying Congress-JD(S) Lawmakers Union Minister Pralhad Joshi on Sunday slammed Karnataka Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar for disqualifying 14 rebel Congress and JD(S) lawmakers and accused him of misusing his authority....
15:48, 07/28/2019

Odisha Congress Candidate Critical After Being Shot At By Men On Bike A Congress candidate from Odisha's Aska assembly seat was critically injured on Wednesday after four unidentified people shot at him, the police said....
12:32, 05/22/2019

Biden says he would support Congress in enshrining abortion rights into law if necessary Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law “should it become necessary,” his presidential campaign said Tuesday, following several other Democratic candidates in promising to take that step if elected president....
23:16, 05/21/2019

"Homecoming," Say Madhya Pradesh BJP Men After Voting For Congress Bill Two legislators of Madhya Pradesh's opposition BJP, who voted in favour of legislation backed by the Congress government in the assembly on Wednesday, described their surprising move as "gharwapsi" or......
20:32, 07/24/2019

On Politics: Secrecy Fight Between Trump and Congress Escalates A judge ruled that President Trump’s accounting firm must turn over his financial records, and the president moved to block testimony by his former counsel....
22:48, 05/20/2019

Honduras Congress stalls reforms after violent protests The Honduran Congress announced on Tuesday it will suspend ratification of new health and education reforms that critics say would lead to privatization and job losses, after mass protests against the policies left three people wounded and several bu...
11:32, 04/30/2019

Congress joins debate over sending TSA employees to border WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are clashing over the Trump administration’s move to send hundreds of Transportation Security Administration employees to the U.S.-Mexico border. The TSA is asking federal air marshals, airport screeners and others t...
12:16, 05/21/2019

Apple's app store eyed in U.S. Congress antitrust probe The U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Friday requested information from Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook as part of an investigation of competition in digital markets....
02:00, 09/14/2019

Watch live: Robert Mueller testifies before Congress Robert Mueller arrived on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to begin a marathon day of testifying before two House panels about the report on his two-year investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. He’ll appear first at ...
05:32, 07/24/2019

Congress Blames BJP "Horse Trading" For Karnataka Loss The Congress, which lost one more state under its belt today as the Karnataka government crashed in the trust vote in the state assembly, said it was the result of the "unscrupulous political horse......
11:48, 07/23/2019

Taciturn Mueller faces U.S. Congress on probe of Trump When Robert Mueller was leading a U.S. Marine Corps platoon in combat in Vietnam, Donald Trump was finishing college and about to go to work for his father, a New York City landlord, having received military draft deferments including for a diagnosis...
06:00, 07/24/2019

A VA doctor accused of being drunk was charged in 3 deaths. Congress wants to know more. Cases in Arkansas and West Virginia have raised questions about the ability of Veterans Affairs to identify clinicians involved in misconduct and to act quickly to prevent them from practicing....
04:16, 09/11/2019

"Congress Has Lost Its Way": Haryana's BS Hooda Backs BJP On Kashmir Congress's Haryana stalwart Bhupinder Singh Hooda raised eyebrows today by declaring support for the government's move to end special status for Jammu and Kashmir, deviating from the party line ahead......
06:00, 08/18/2019

Waiting for Trump, Congress remains at loggerheads on gun legislation White House aides briefed Republican senators on potential legislative options but gave no indication of what the president is willing to sign into law....
04:16, 09/11/2019

51 companies tell Congress it's time to tackle data privacy The corporate world isn't waiting around for Congress to get started on tougher data privacy laws. A group of 51 CEOs from the Business Roundtable advocacy group, including tech companies like Amazon, AT&T, IBM, Motorola and Qualcomm, have s...
21:32, 09/10/2019

Mueller should testify to Congress if he wants: White House adviser U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller should testify in front of Congress about his report into Russian interference in the 2016 election and whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, White House adviser Kellyanne Conway said on Wednesday....
12:00, 05/01/2019

The Trailer: How a moderate Democrat runs for Congress in the age of the Squad In this edition: How 2020 may shape the last congressional election of 2019, the mini-wave of Republican retirements, and whether two climate forums equal one climate debate....
21:16, 07/28/2019

U.S. Congress to get classified Iran briefings next week: sources Officials from U.S. President Donald Trump's administration will conduct classified briefings on the situation with Iran next week, congressional sources said on Thursday, after both Democratic and Republican lawmakers asked for more information....
14:16, 05/16/2019

Congress seeks to jump-start stalled AV bill The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers -- which represents General Motors, Volkswagen Group, Toyota Motor Corp. and others -- praised the announcement and urged Congress to move quickly. ...
02:16, 08/01/2019

Democracy Is Being Killed In Karnataka, Congress Tells Lok Sabha Ahead of the Karnataka Assembly vote on confidence motion of the Congress-JDS coalition government, leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury alleged that the BJP is conspiring to bring......
02:48, 07/19/2019

"Congress Not Dividing Vote In UP," Says Rahul Gandhi: Highlights Rahul Gandhi spoke to NDTV today in the run up to Lok Sabha elections 2019, after his rally in Jaipur, Rajasthan. He said Narendra Modi is not going to be the Prime Minister. "There is massive......
07:48, 05/02/2019

They Want To "Deport" Priyanka Gandhi, "Jungle Raj" Back In UP: Congress The Congress alleged today that the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh wants to "deport" party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra so that she cannot meet the victims of the Sonbhadra clash....
01:16, 07/20/2019

On Congress Leader's "Not Claiming Anything" Remark, PM Modi's Spin Prime Minister Narendra Modi has declared that the Congress, which "considers the PM's post its birth-right", is backing out even before the elections are over and this indicates how badly the party......
14:16, 05/16/2019

House Democrats consider holding Barr in contempt of Congress During closed-door meetings, Judiciary Committee Democrats discussed how to respond if Barr refuses to show for a hearing or ignores a subpoena for the full Mueller report....
10:16, 05/01/2019

Is Congress finally ready to pass gun control legislation? Retailers such as Walmart have taken a lead and public opinion appears in favour of new curbs but that may still count for littleCongress returns to Washington this week after a summer recess punctured by a string of mass shootings under pressure to ...
00:16, 09/08/2019

Government Trying To Protect Accused Who Shot Dead 10 In UP: Congress The Congress alleged on Saturday that the Uttar Pradesh government was trying to protect the accused in the Sonbhadra clash and instead of ensuring justice, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was......
07:48, 07/20/2019

BJP's VK Malhotra Remembers Sheila Dikshit's Loyalty To Congress At a time when leaders switch sides every now and then, former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, who died on Saturday, remained committed to Congress throughout her life, said BJP veteran Vijay......
15:48, 07/20/2019

Those Excluded From Citizens' List Being Harassed Outside Assam: Congress Congress leader Debabrata Saikia, who is also the leader of the opposition in state assembly, has claimed in a letter to Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal that people from Assam are being......
04:00, 09/17/2019

Amid protests, Duterte to address Congress led by his allies Duterte is to address a joint session of the Philippine Congress where his allies have greater control to press for his priorities like reinstating the death penalty and amending the pro-democracy constitution...
22:16, 07/21/2019

Lawmakers expect to grapple with gun reform when Congress returns Congress comes back to Washington Monday with a packed agenda — but few common causes between Democratic and Republican lawmakers. “We’ve got a big fight coming up in Washington — and that is on guns,” warned Senate Minority Leader Chuck ...
22:01, 09/08/2019