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12/31 US Senate approves key tax deal
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06/16 US Congress set to grill BP chief
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02/24 Lawmakers grilled Toyota's president
06/16 US Congress set to grill BP chief
05/12 Deepwater Horizon preventer 'faulty'
02/24 Lawmakers grilled Toyota's president
11/02 Republicans win House, Dems keep Senate
01/19 Republicans win key US Senate election
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12/24 Senate passes healthcare reform bill
11/07 US House backs healthcare reforms
10/13 Senate panel passes health bill
08/25 Senator Edward Kennedy, 77, dies
01/28 US House passes economic package
10/13 Senate panel passes health bill
09/09 Obama urges action on healthcare
02/11 US lawmakers reach stimulus deal
01/28 US House passes economic package
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11/18 US car firms ask for $25bn aid
10/03 House backs $700bn bail-out plan
09/29 $700 billion bailout package failed
07/23 US lawmakers pass housing rescue
01/28 Bush addresses US economy fears
11/18 US car firms ask for $25bn aid
10/03 House backs $700bn bail-out plan
09/29 $700 billion bailout package failed
08/05 Iraq's projected $80b surplus stirs anger
07/23 US lawmakers pass housing rescue
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10/10 US bill on Armenia moves forward
09/10 Gen. Petraeus: 'Surge' is working
04/26 Congress backs Iraq pull-out plan
03/27 Senate votes for Iraq deadline
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09/14 Senators defy Bush on tribunals
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11/09 Democrats secure sweeping win
11/07 Democrats seize control of House
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09/29 Roberts confirmed as chief justice
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  US Senate backs anti-IS spending  U.S. Senate: The US Senate has approved a new annual defence bill expanding the military campaign against Islamic State (IS) 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 CIA lied over 'brutal' interrogations


December 2014 ... more > Top ^
Dec. 12
Dec. 11
Dec. 9
  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

November 2014 ... more > Top ^
Nov.18  US Senate narrowly fails to pass Keystone XL pipeline bill Nov.7 White House holds cross-party talks
. Washington Nov.5 US leaders pledge to work together. U.S. Senate 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. USA Nov.3  Millions to vote in US mid-term poll

September 2014 ... more > Top ^
Sep.18  Obama hails Congress backing for Syria plan Sep.17  US House approves Obama Syria plan Sep.9 Obama briefs Congress leaders on fight with IS


August 2014 ... more > Top ^
Aug.31  US senators urge arms for Ukraine

July 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jul.25  Wikipedia blocks 'disruptive' page edits from US Congress

June 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jun.26  Obama seeks $500m for Syria rebels Jun.18  Obama 'to bypass Congress over Iraq'

February 2014 ... more > Top ^
Feb.4 'Obamacare' will reduce US workforce


January 2014 ... more > Top ^
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

year 2013 Top ^



October 2013 ... more > Top ^
Oct.29  US defends spying on foreign leaders Oct.16 US Congress approves debt deal
. House of Representatives  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

September 2013 ... more > Top ^
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

August 2013 ... more > Top ^
Aug.5  Talks gather pace as US senators arrive

June 2013 ... more > Top ^
Jun.27 US Senate passes immigration reform   U.S. Senate: The http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-23092179Senate has passed a broad immigration reform bill that includes a path to citizenship for an estimated... Jun.13  NSA chief in rare Senate briefing Jun.12  US spy data 'prevented attacks'

April 2013 ... more > Top ^
Apr.23  FBI faces Boston suspect questions Apr.9  Senate to vote on gun control bill

February 2013 ... more > Top ^
Feb.26 Hagel confirmed as defence secretary. U.S. Senate Feb.12 Obama pledges to reignite economy

January 2013 ... more > Top ^
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

year 2012 Top ^

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

year 2011 Top ^

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

year 2010 Top ^

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

year 2009 Top ^

Dec.24  Senate passes healthcare reform bill Nov.7  US House backs healthcare reforms 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

year 2008 Top ^

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 Sep.28  US lawmakers publish rescue deal 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

year 2007 Top ^

Dec.18  Senate passes $70B in war funds Nov.13  Hidden costs 'raise US war price' 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

year 2006 Top ^

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 ...
Sep.14  Senators defy Bush on tribunals

year 2005 Top ^

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

year 2004 Top ^

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

year 2003 Top ^

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

year 2001 Top ^

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

year 2000 Top ^

Feb.7  Hillary Clinton enters Senate race


Iraq's projected $80b surplus stirs anger Republican Louisiana victory boosts Senate majority Republicans win control of US Senate




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  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
Nov.4 Republicans make early Senate gains
. USA Nov.3  Millions to vote in US mid-term poll 2013 Oct.16  Booker wins New Jersey Senate seat 2010 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 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 2006 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 ...
2002 Nov.5 Congress falls to Republicans. House of Representatives 2000 Feb.7  Hillary Clinton enters Senate race



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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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2011 Aug.1  US House passes debt-limit bill Apr.14 US Congress approves budget bill




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2014 Feb.4 'Obamacare' will reduce US workforce
2013 Apr.23  FBI faces Boston suspect questions 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 Jun.27 US Senate passes immigration reform   U.S. Senate: The http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-23092179Senate has passed a broad immigration reform bill that includes a path to citizenship for an estimated...



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2004 Sep.23 Iraq PM thanks U.S.
2003 Jul.17  Blair visits Bush and defends war



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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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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. Washington 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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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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2009 Sep.12  Tea party activists rally at U.S. Capitol



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2010 Jul.15  US financial reform passed by Senate



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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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2014 Dec. 12   US Senate backs anti-IS spending  U.S. Senate: The US Senate has approved a new annual defence bill expanding the military campaign against Islamic State (IS) 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. U.S. Senate Sep.18  Obama hails Congress backing for Syria plan Sep.17  US House approves Obama Syria plan Aug.31  US senators urge arms for Ukraine Jul.25  Wikipedia blocks 'disruptive' page edits from US Congress Jun.18  Obama 'to bypass Congress over Iraq' 2013 Oct.29  US defends spying on foreign leaders Oct.16 US Congress approves debt deal. House of Representatives 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 Jun.13  NSA chief in rare Senate briefing Apr.9  Senate to vote on gun control bill 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 Nov.7  US House backs healthcare reforms 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 Sep.28  US lawmakers publish rescue deal 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 Dec.18  Senate passes $70B in war funds 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