House of Representatives Current Affairs, GK & News

Freedom Caucus Group

On January 4 and Thursday January 5, Republicans in the House of Representatives failed to elect a leader, with a faction of holdouts, largely from the ultra-conservative, hard-right Freedom Caucus, refusing to vote for nominee Kevin McCarthy (R-CA). This marks the first time since 1923 that a nominee of the majority party in the House ..

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U.S.: USD 52 Billion Chips Bill

The U.S. Senate gave its approval to a bill for providing USD 52 billion in the U.S. as subsidies for the manufacturing of semiconductor chips. The procedural vote of 68-28 returns the legislation to the House of Representatives, starting a lengthy process that will eventually lead to a formal process known as a “conference,” in ..

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US Population increases by 7.4%

The Central Bureau of the United States recently announced that the population of the United States has increased by 7.4%. This is the second slowest growth of US Population since the Great Depression. Background The Census Bureau recently released the first set of data on US population. The complete demographic data of the country is ..

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Statehood Movement in Columbia

The House of Representatives in the US recently passed a bill to make Washington DC, the fifty first US state. The Washington DC Admission bill is being passed for the second time in a year. The bill will create the state of “Washington, Douglas Commonwealth”. It has been named after Frederick Douglass. The Washington DC ..

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US Lower House Passes Bill to Remove Confederate Names from Military Bases

The United States Lower house, the House of Representatives, has passed a $740 billion funding bill aimed at removing the names of the Confederate soldiers and leaders to be scrapped from the American military bases. The US President had threatened to veto the bill if it requires the Defense Department to remove confederate names from ..

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Trump Impeachment Trail in Senate on Tuesday, 21st January 2020

Mitch McConnell, the leader of the United States (US) Republican Party in Senate (Upper House of the US Parliament/Congress) has confirmed on Tuesday, 14th January 2020 that the impeachment trial of the US President Donald Trump will begin on next Tuesday, 21st January 2020 in the Senate. Donald Trump is the third President in the ..

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