US Congress

Pelosi’s Taiwan trip is only the start of US headaches

by MINXIN PEI (Bloomberg Opinion) TO WIDESPREAD relief, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s plane landed in Taipei without incident on Aug…

4 months ago

US Congress moves to ban discrimination of race-related hairstyles

by AFP WASHINGTON – Afros, braids, dreadlocks: the US House of Representatives on Friday voted to ban discrimination based on…

9 months ago

Biden to address US Congress to mark 100 days in office

by AFP WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden (picture) agreed Tuesday to address a joint session of Congress this month to…

2 years ago

First US Congressmember dies of Covid-19

by AFP A representative-elect from Louisiana died of Covid-19 Tuesday, the first member of the US Congress to succumb to…

2 years ago

Ocasio-Cortez wins 2nd House term

by AFP / pic by AFP NEW YORK • New York progressive Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (picture) comfortably secured a second term…

2 years ago

America’s youngest congresswoman launches term with radical plan

Ocasio-Cortez suggests taxing the ultra-wealthy up to 70% in order to finance ’Green New Deal’ to eliminate carbon emissions by 2030 By AFP WASHINGTON •…

4 years ago

US midterm-election voters poised to send 2 Muslim women to Congress

Marking a historic first, they will increase the total number of Muslims in Congress to 3 By AFP Chicago •…

4 years ago

This US tax bill is a trillion-dollar blunder

By MICHAEL R BLOOMBERG / Pic By BLOOMBERG Last month, a Wall Street Journal editor asked a room full of…

5 years ago