Paul, Harris and Booker debate on anti-lynching bill erupts on Senate floor.
Congress is taking the action in response to the coronavirus. WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is shutting the Capitol and all House and Senate office buildings to the public until April in reaction to the spread of the coronavirus. The House and Senate sergeants at arms said in a statement that the closure will begin at 5 p.m. EDT Thursday.
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, in a statement after the House vote suggested that it has support in the Senate. “Of course, Senators will need to carefully review the.
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The U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate make up the two chambers of Congress. The House has 435 members, the number representing each state is determined by population.
Performance of the Senate 17th Congress 3rd Regular Session July 23, 2018 - June 7, 2019 (519 KB) Of Gratitude and Productiveness by Senate President Vicente C. Sotto III. My esteemed colleagues, the Senate of the 17th Congress is a tale of two Senate Presidents. I was preceded by the young bar topnotcher and politically—pedigreed Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III whose term.