US Senate Current Affairs, GK & News

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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US passes bill to fight hate crimes against Asian Americans

The US Senate recently passed a bill to help combat the rise of hate crimes against the Pacific Islanders and Asian Americans. The bill will support the local law enforcements in controlling the hate crimes. Need for the Bill The COVID-19 increased the hate crimes against the Asian Americans in the US. According to the ..

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TikTok banned on Government Devices in the US

The US Senate Panel has approved a bill with the condition that the US Federal employees will not be allowed to use the China-owned mobile video application, TikTok, effective immediately. The bill coming from Senator Josh Hawley was passed unanimously by the US Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Now it will have ..

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Democrat-led House of Representatives approves Statehood Bill for Washington D.C

On 26th June 2020, the lower house of the United States Congress the House of Representatives has voted 232-180 in favour of the Bill that would grant the United States capital Washington D.C statehood for the first time since it was created 230 years ago. However, with the Presidential Elections in November this year, the ..

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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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