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  US President has declared an end to the financial crisis and pledged economic policies to benefit all Americans, in his annual address to Congress
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Dec.12  US Senate backs anti-IS spending Dec.11 US House passes $1.1tn budget bill  House of Representatives: The US House of Representatives has passed a $1.1tn budget, hours before government was due to shut down at midnight on Thursday Dec.9 CIA lied over 'brutal' interrogations
  U.S. Senate: The CIA carried out 'brutal' interrogations of al-Qaeda suspects in the years after the 9/11 attacks on the US, a US Senate report has said
Dec.6  Republican Louisiana victory boosts Senate majority

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Nov.18  US Senate narrowly fails to pass Keystone XL pipeline bill Nov.7  White House holds cross-party talks Nov.5  US leaders pledge to work together Nov.4   Republicans win control of US Senate
  U.S. Senate: The Republican Party has won control of the Senate in the mid-term elections, increasing its power in the final two years of Obama's presidency  Republicans make early Senate gains

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Sep.9  Obama briefs Congress leaders on fight with IS

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Feb.4 'Obamacare' will reduce US workforce

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Jan.28   Obama pledges action on inequality   US President Barack Obama has promised to bypass a fractured Congress to tackle economic inequality in his annual State of the Union address

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Oct.29  US defends spying on foreign leaders Oct.16  US Congress approves debt deal  Booker wins New Jersey Senate seat Senate passes US budget deal
  U.S. Senate: The US Senate has passed a bill to reopen the government and raise the federal debt limit, with hours to spare before the nation risks default  US Congress races to draft debt plan Oct.15  US debt talks grind on amid disarray  Obama snubs proposed US House fiscal plan Oct.14  US lawmakers inch to fiscal deal Sep.30  US shutdown looms amid stalemate Sep.28  Senate to reject House funding bill Sep.25  Senator in second day of health law speech Sep.4  US Senate panel backs force in Syria Sep.3  Obama wins key backing on Syria plan Aug.5  Talks gather pace as US senators arrive Jun.27 US Senate passes immigration reform
. U.S. Senate Feb.26 Hagel confirmed as defence secretary. U.S. Senate Feb.12 Obama pledges to reignite economy Jan.23   Clinton takes on Benghazi critics  US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is giving evidence to Congress over the deadly attack on a US mission in Benghazi, Libya, last year

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Dec.31 US Senate approves key tax deal
. U.S. Senate Dec.27 Senate leader Harry Reid voices fiscal cliff fear. U.S. Senate Dec.17  School killings spark gun debate Nov.16  Petraeus testifies on Benghazi attack Aug.20 US candidate's 'legitimate rape' gaffe. USA Jan.24  Obama demands economic fairness

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Dec.23 Obama beats Congress in tax fight
Dec.17  US Senate passes key funding bill Sep.8  Obama unveils crucial jobs plan Aug.1  US House passes debt-limit bill Jul.30  US Senate in intense debt debate Jul.29 US Congress split over debt issue Jul.27  Boehner pushes House on debt plan Jun.15  White House defends mission in Libya Jun.6  US lawmaker admits lewd picture May.24 Netanyahu lays out peace terms Apr.14 US Congress approves budget bill Jan.25  Obama hails US 'Sputnik moment' Jan.8 Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords shot Map of Tucson Arizona  Arizona: Democratic Representative Gabrielle Giffords, 40, was shot at close range during a public meeting. 6 other people have been killed

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Dec.22 Obama hails nuclear treaty vote
. Washington Nov.2   Republicans win House, Dems keep Senate   Washington: US Republicans have ridden a wave of economic discontent to capture the House but President Obama's party has kept the Senate Jul.15  US financial reform passed by Senate Jun.16 US Congress set to grill BP chief May.20  Senate approves reforms of Wall Street May.12 Deepwater Horizon preventer 'faulty'. House of Representatives Mar.21 U.S. House passes health care vote
  House of Representatives: The House passed the Senate's health care reform bill and a package of measures meant to reconcile differences with the Senate bill.    The compromise bill drafted by top Democrats will cost $940 billion over the next 10 years, cuts the deficit b...
Mar.4 Congress panel accuses Turks of genocide
. House of Representatives Feb.24 Lawmakers grilled Toyota's president  House of Representatives: Toyota's president, Akio Toyoda, acknowledged that the company had made mistakes and apologized for the recent lapses in quality control Jan.27 Obama delivers his first State of the Union Jan.19   Republicans win key US Senate election  Massachusetts: Republican Scott Brown has won the race for the Senate seat in the state of Massachusetts left vacant by Edward Kennedy's death

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Dec.24 Senate passes healthcare reform bill
. U.S. Senate Nov.7 US House backs healthcare reforms. House of Representatives Oct.13  Senate panel passes health bill Sep.12  Tea party activists rally at U.S. Capitol Sep.9   Obama urges action on healthcare   US President has made one of the most critical speeches of his presidency, as he faced Congress over his plans for healthcare reform Aug.25 Senator Edward Kennedy, 77, dies   Massachusetts: The Democratic Massachusetts senator, the brother of ex-President John F Kennedy, has died after battling a brain tumour May.20  Guantanamo detainee move blocked Feb.24  Determined Obama vows to renew US Feb.13  US House approves stimulus plan Feb.12  Another Obama cabinet pick quits Feb.11  US lawmakers reach stimulus deal Feb.6  US senators agree economy bill Jan.28 US House passes economic package  House of Representatives: The House of Representatives has passed by 244 votes to 188 President Obama's $825bn economic stimulus package

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Dec.11  US car bail-out fails in Senate Nov.18 US car firms ask for $25bn aid
  The bosses of Ford, GM and Chrysler, have asked Congress for a $25bn bail-out and warned of broader risks to the US economy Oct.3 House backs $700bn bail-out plan
  House of Representatives: The House of Representatives has passed by 263-171 vote a government plan to rescue the US financial sector Oct.1  Senate backs new bail-out bill Sep.29  $700 billion bailout package failed Aug.5 Iraq's projected $80b surplus stirs anger Jul.23 US lawmakers pass housing rescue. House of Representatives Jan.28  Bush addresses US economy fears Jan.24  Deal reached on US economic plan

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Oct.25  Vote on Armenian genocide put off Oct.10   US bill on Armenia moves forward   House of Representatives: A bill recognising the killing of Armenians in Ottoman times as genocide passed through the House Foreign Affairs Committee by 27 votes to 2... Sep.10   Gen. Petraeus: 'Surge' is working   U.S. commander told a fractious congressional hearing that the 30,000 troops deployed to Iraq in January could come home by next July May.24  Congress backs Iraq funding bill Apr.26 Congress backs Iraq pull-out plan
. U.S. Senate Mar.27 Senate votes for Iraq deadline. U.S. Senate Jan.23  Bush urges unity in speech

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Nov.9  Democrats secure sweeping win Nov.7   Democrats seize control of House
   USA: The Dems has won control of the House of Representatives in the mid-term elections. Senate hangs on 2 races
 The Democrats had picked up the 15 seats needed to wrest power. The Democratic Party focused on voters' anger over the Iraq, while the Republicans stressed their own stance on security. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi stands to become the first female House speaker. Arnie holds California
Sep.14  Senators defy Bush on tribunals

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Sep.29 Roberts confirmed as chief justice  U.S. Senate: The Senate voted on the appointment of John Roberts as the next US Supreme Court chief justic May.15  Russians cited in oil-for-food probe May.11 Names named in US Iraq oil report. U.S. Senate

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Dec.8  Congress Approves Intelligence Bill Sep.23 Iraq PM thanks U.S.
Jul.9  CIA slammed for Iraq intelligence Jun.11  World bids farewell to Reagan

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Jul.17  Blair visits Bush and defends war

year 2002 Top ^

Dec.20  Lott stepping down as majority leader Nov.5 Congress falls to Republicans
. House of Representatives Oct.10  Congress backs Bush war powers May.16  Bush feels heat over terror alert

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Sep.20   Bush addresses nation in Congress  President is singling out Osama Bin Laden and his al-Qaeda organisation. Bush creates High Office of Homeland Security

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Feb.7  Hillary Clinton enters Senate race


Iraq's projected $80b surplus stirs anger Republicans win control of US Senate   U.S. Senate: The Republican Party has won control of the Senate in the mid-term elections, increasing its power in the final two years of Obama's presidency Republicans win House, Dems keep Senate   Washington: US Republicans have ridden a wave of economic discontent to capture the House but President Obama's party has kept the Senate Republicans win key US Senate election  Massachusetts: Republican Scott Brown has won the race for the Senate seat in the state of Massachusetts left vacant by Edward Kennedy's death   Democrats seize control of House




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   USA: The Dems has won control of the House of Representatives in the mid-term elections. Senate hangs on 2 races
 The Democrats had picked up the 15 seats needed to wrest power. The Democratic Party focused on voters' anger over the Iraq, while the Republicans stressed their own stance on security. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi stands to become the first female House speaker. Arnie holds California
2002 Nov.5 Congress falls to Republicans
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2015 Feb.27  US homeland security nears shutdown 2014 Sep.9  Obama briefs Congress leaders on fight with IS Jan.28   Obama pledges action on inequality   US President Barack Obama has promised to bypass a fractured Congress to tackle economic inequality in his annual State of the Union address 2013 Sep.30  US shutdown looms amid stalemate



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2013 Jan.23   Clinton takes on Benghazi critics  US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is giving evidence to Congress over the deadly attack on a US mission in Benghazi, Libya, last year 2005 May.11 Names named in US Iraq oil report. U.S. Senate



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2013 Oct.16 Senate passes US budget deal
  U.S. Senate: The US Senate has passed a bill to reopen the government and raise the federal debt limit, with hours to spare before the nation risks default 2012 Dec.31 US Senate approves key tax deal. U.S. Senate 2010 Dec.22 Obama hails nuclear treaty vote. Washington



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2015 Jan.17  Congressional delegation arrives in Havana 2004 Sep.23 Iraq PM thanks U.S.
2003 Jul.17  Blair visits Bush and defends war



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2014 Dec.9 CIA lied over 'brutal' interrogations
  U.S. Senate: The CIA carried out 'brutal' interrogations of al-Qaeda suspects in the years after the 9/11 attacks on the US, a US Senate report has said
2007 May.24  Congress backs Iraq funding bill



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2014 Nov.7  White House holds cross-party talks 2013 Oct.15  US debt talks grind on amid disarray Oct.14  US lawmakers inch to fiscal deal Aug.5  Talks gather pace as US senators arrive



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2015 Mar. 17 US lawmaker with 'Downton office,' resigns. Illinois Mar. 4 Hillary Clinton urges email release Jan.20   State of the Union: Obama demands spread of wealth
  US President has declared an end to the financial crisis and pledged economic policies to benefit all Americans, in his annual address to Congress
2013 Feb.26 Hagel confirmed as defence secretary. U.S. Senate Feb.12 Obama pledges to reignite economy 2012 Aug.20 US candidate's 'legitimate rape' gaffe. USA Jan.24  Obama demands economic fairness 2011 Sep.8  Obama unveils crucial jobs plan Jun.6  US lawmaker admits lewd picture May.24 Netanyahu lays out peace terms 2009 Sep.9   Obama urges action on healthcare   US President has made one of the most critical speeches of his presidency, as he faced Congress over his plans for healthcare reform Feb.24  Determined Obama vows to renew US Feb.12  Another Obama cabinet pick quits 2007 Jan.23  Bush urges unity in speech 2002 May.16  Bush feels heat over terror alert 2001 Sep.20   Bush addresses nation in Congress  President is singling out Osama Bin Laden and his al-Qaeda organisation. Bush creates High Office of Homeland Security



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2015 Mar. 3   Netanyahu warns US over Iran deal
  In a speech to US Congress the prime minister has warned that a deal under discussion on Iran's nuclear program could 'pave its way to the bomb'




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2009 Aug.25 Senator Edward Kennedy, 77, dies
  Massachusetts: The Democratic Massachusetts senator, the brother of ex-President John F Kennedy, has died after battling a brain tumour 2004 Jun.11  World bids farewell to Reagan



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2015 Jan.29  Keystone XL project approved by US Congress Jan.9  US House passes Keystone pipe bill Jan.6  John Boehner survives House rebellion in US Congress 2014 Dec.12  US Senate backs anti-IS spending Dec.11 US House passes $1.1tn budget bill  House of Representatives: The US House of Representatives has passed a $1.1tn budget, hours before government was due to shut down at midnight on Thursday Nov.18  US Senate narrowly fails to pass Keystone XL pipeline bill Nov.5  US leaders pledge to work together Aug.31  US senators urge arms for Ukraine Jun.18  Obama 'to bypass Congress over Iraq' 2013 Oct.29  US defends spying on foreign leaders Oct.16  US Congress approves debt deal Oct.16  US Congress races to draft debt plan Sep.28  Senate to reject House funding bill Sep.25  Senator in second day of health law speech Sep.4  US Senate panel backs force in Syria Sep.3  Obama wins key backing on Syria plan 2012 Dec.27 Senate leader Harry Reid voices fiscal cliff fear. U.S. Senate Dec.17  School killings spark gun debate Nov.16  Petraeus testifies on Benghazi attack 2011 Dec.23 Obama beats Congress in tax fight Dec.17  US Senate passes key funding bill Jul.30  US Senate in intense debt debate Jul.29 US Congress split over debt issue Jul.27  Boehner pushes House on debt plan Jun.15  White House defends mission in Libya Jan.25  Obama hails US 'Sputnik moment' Jan.8 Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords shot
Map of Tucson Arizona  Arizona: Democratic Representative Gabrielle Giffords, 40, was shot at close range during a public meeting. 6 other people have been killed 2010 Jun.16 US Congress set to grill BP chief May.20  Senate approves reforms of Wall Street May.12 Deepwater Horizon preventer 'faulty'. House of Representatives Mar.21 U.S. House passes health care vote
  House of Representatives: The House passed the Senate's health care reform bill and a package of measures meant to reconcile differences with the Senate bill.    The compromise bill drafted by top Democrats will cost $940 billion over the next 10 years, cuts the deficit b...
Mar.4 Congress panel accuses Turks of genocide
. House of Representatives Feb.24 Lawmakers grilled Toyota's president  House of Representatives: Toyota's president, Akio Toyoda, acknowledged that the company had made mistakes and apologized for the recent lapses in quality control Jan.27 Obama delivers his first State of the Union 2009 Dec.24 Senate passes healthcare reform bill. U.S. Senate Nov.7 US House backs healthcare reforms. House of Representatives Oct.13  Senate panel passes health bill May.20  Guantanamo detainee move blocked Feb.13  US House approves stimulus plan Feb.11  US lawmakers reach stimulus deal Feb.6  US senators agree economy bill Jan.28 US House passes economic package  House of Representatives: The House of Representatives has passed by 244 votes to 188 President Obama's $825bn economic stimulus package 2008 Dec.11  US car bail-out fails in Senate Nov.18 US car firms ask for $25bn aid  The bosses of Ford, GM and Chrysler, have asked Congress for a $25bn bail-out and warned of broader risks to the US economy Oct.3 House backs $700bn bail-out plan   House of Representatives: The House of Representatives has passed by 263-171 vote a government plan to rescue the US financial sector Oct.1  Senate backs new bail-out bill Sep.29  $700 billion bailout package failed Jul.23 US lawmakers pass housing rescue. House of Representatives Jan.28  Bush addresses US economy fears Jan.24  Deal reached on US economic plan 2007 Oct.25  Vote on Armenian genocide put off Oct.10   US bill on Armenia moves forward   House of Representatives: A bill recognising the killing of Armenians in Ottoman times as genocide passed through the House Foreign Affairs Committee by 27 votes to 2... Sep.10   Gen. Petraeus: 'Surge' is working   U.S. commander told a fractious congressional hearing that the 30,000 troops deployed to Iraq in January could come home by next July Apr.26 Congress backs Iraq pull-out plan. U.S. Senate Mar.27 Senate votes for Iraq deadline. U.S. Senate 2006 Sep.14  Senators defy Bush on tribunals 2005 Sep.29 Roberts confirmed as chief justice  U.S. Senate: The Senate voted on the appointment of John Roberts as the next US Supreme Court chief justic 2004 Dec.8  Congress Approves Intelligence Bill 2002 Dec.20  Lott stepping down as majority leader Oct.10  Congress backs Bush war powers