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B. 06-22 Democrats hold Congress 'sit-in' protest to force gun control vote U.S. Congress
2. 06-02 House Speaker Ryan to vote for Trump House of Representatives
D. 05-20 Obama pushes for more Zika funding in US Washington
4. 05-05 US House Speaker Paul Ryan 'can't back Trump' House of Representatives
5. 04-12 Paul Ryan rules out 2016 presidential bid House of Representatives
G. 03-15 Google calls on US to shake-up self-driving car laws U.S. Senate
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01-12 Obama puts 'focus on the future' in State of the Union address U.S. Congress



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2015
05/31 US surveillance powers expire as Senate deal fails
01/20 State of the Union: Obama demands spread of wealth
2014
Parliament
2014 2014
Parliament
01/28 Obama pledges action on inequality
2013
10/16 Senate passes US budget deal
02/12 Obama pledges to reignite economy
2012
12/31 US Senate approves key tax deal
12/27 Senate leader Harry Reid voices fiscal cliff fear
12/31 US Senate approves key tax deal
12/27 Senate leader Harry Reid voices fiscal cliff fear
2011
12/23 Obama beats Congress in tax fight
07/29 US Congress split over debt issue
01/08 Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords shot
Business
2011 2011
Business
2010
06/16 US Congress set to grill BP chief
05/12 Deepwater Horizon preventer 'faulty'
03/21 U.S. House passes health care vote
03/04 Congress panel accuses Turks of genocide
02/24 Lawmakers grilled Toyota's president
01/27 Obama delivers his first State of the Union
06/16 US Congress set to grill BP chief
05/12 Deepwater Horizon preventer 'faulty'
02/24 Lawmakers grilled Toyota's president
2009
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
2008
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
01/28 Bush addresses US economy fears
2007
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
Business
2007 2007
Business
2006
Parliament
2006 2006
Parliament
Business
2006 2006
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2005
09/29 Roberts confirmed as chief justice
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2004
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2004 2004
Parliament
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2004 2004
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2002
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2002 2002
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2001
09/20 Bush addresses nation in Congress
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Democrats hold Congress 'sit-in' protest to force gun control vote Obama puts 'focus on the future' in State of the Union address Hillary Clinton testifies on Benghazi consulate attack US Speaker John Boehner to quit Congress. House of Representatives   Pope urges 'humane' US migrant response  Pope Francis has told the US Congress that the US must see migrants as 'persons' and not as 'numbers' US conservatives condemn Iran nuclear deal US surveillance powers expire as Senate deal fails   U.S. Senate: US anti-terror provisions that allow security services to bulk collect phone data have expired after the Senate failed to reach a deal Former Speaker Dennis Hastert indicted  FBI: Former Speaker of the House of Representatives was allegedly trying to evade banking reporting requirements and lying to FBI   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'   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 Co... 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 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 preside... Obama pledges action on inequality 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 Senate passes immigration reform. U.S. Senate Hagel confirmed as defence secretary. U.S. Senate Obama pledges to reignite economy   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 US Senate approves key tax deal. U.S. Senate Senate leader Harry Reid voices fiscal cliff fear. U.S. Senate US candidate's 'legitimate rape' gaffe. USA Obama beats Congress in tax fight US Congress split over debt issue Netanyahu lays out peace terms US Congress approves budget bill 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 Obama hails nuclear treaty vote. Washington 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 US Congress set to grill BP chief U.S. House passes health care vote


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Feb.16  Obama pushes Senate over Scalia seat
Feb.3  Rand Paul drops out of White House race


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Dec.11  US House passes $1.1tn budget bill
Dec.9
Nov.7  White House holds cross-party talks
Nov.5  US leaders pledge to work together
Nov.4
 Republicans make early Senate gains
Sep.9  Obama briefs Congress leaders on fight with IS
Aug.31  US senators urge arms for Ukraine
Jun.26  Obama seeks $500m for Syria rebels
Jun.18  Obama 'to bypass Congress over Iraq'
Feb.4  'Obamacare' will reduce US workforce
Jan.28


year 2013 Top ^

Oct.16  US Congress approves debt deal
Sep.30  US shutdown looms amid stalemate
Aug.5  Talks gather pace as US senators arrive
Jun.27
Feb.26
Feb.12
Jan.23


year 2012 Top ^

Dec.31
Dec.27
Dec.17  School killings spark gun debate
Nov.16  Petraeus testifies on Benghazi attack
Aug.20
Jan.24  Obama demands economic fairness


year 2011 Top ^

Dec.23
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
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
Apr.14
Jan.25  Obama hails US 'Sputnik moment'
Jan.8


year 2010 Top ^

Dec.22
Nov.2
Jul.15  US financial reform passed by Senate
Jun.16
May.20  Senate approves reforms of Wall Street
May.12  Deepwater Horizon preventer 'faulty'
Mar.21
  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 by $138 billion during that period. It would reduce the deficit by another $1.2 trillion in the following decade
Mar.4  Congress panel accuses Turks of genocide 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

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.    Edward Kennedy became a member of the Senate in 1962 to replace his br...
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

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.    The United Auto Workers is willing to make key concessions to help the Detroit Three carmakers secure vita...
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.    The package is to buy the bad debts of failing financial institutions on Wall Street. The vote was the second in a week, following ...
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' Nov.7  Sarkozy applauded by US Congress 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.14  Report shows meager gains in Iraq 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 Aug.23  Top Republican urges Iraq pullout 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 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

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
before year 2000
Jun. 14, 1777 Congress adopts the Stars and Stripes
Map of State House Philadelphia USA  Philadelphia: 2nd Continental Congress passed the Flag Resolution. Flag Day is now observed on June 14 of each year


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 preside... 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   Democrats seize control of House




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2014
Jun.26  Obama seeks $500m for Syria rebels
2008
Aug.5




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2016
Jun.2  House Speaker Ryan to vote for Trump
May.5  US House Speaker Paul Ryan 'can't back Trump'
Apr.12  Paul Ryan rules out 2016 presidential bid
Feb.3  Rand Paul drops out of White House race
2014
Nov.4
Nov.4  Republicans make early Senate gains
2010
Nov.2
Jan.19
2006
Nov.9  Democrats secure sweeping win
Nov.7
   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
. House of Representatives 2000 Feb.7  Hillary Clinton enters Senate race



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2016 May.20  Obama pushes for more Zika funding in US 2014 Sep.9  Obama briefs Congress leaders on fight with IS Jan.28 Obama pledges action on inequality
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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2016 Feb.16  Obama pushes Senate over Scalia seat



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2015 Sep.24   Pope urges 'humane' US migrant response
  Pope Francis has told the US Congress that the US must see migrants as 'persons' and not as 'numbers' 2013 Jun.27 US Senate passes immigration reform. U.S. Senate



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2014 Feb.4  'Obamacare' will reduce US workforce 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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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 2013 Aug.5  Talks gather pace as US senators arrive



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2016 Jan.12 Obama puts 'focus on the future' in State of the Union address
2015 Sep.25 US Speaker John Boehner to quit Congress. House of Representatives May.28 Former Speaker Dennis Hastert indicted  FBI: Former Speaker of the House of Representatives was allegedly trying to evade banking reporting requirements and lying to FBI 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 Co... 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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2015 Jul.14 US conservatives condemn Iran nuclear deal
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.    Edward Kennedy became a member of the Senate in 1962 to replace his br...
2004 Jun.11  World bids farewell to Reagan



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2016 Jun.22 Democrats hold Congress 'sit-in' protest to force gun control vote
Mar.15  Google calls on US to shake-up self-driving car laws 2015 Oct.22 Hillary Clinton testifies on Benghazi consulate attack May.31 US surveillance powers expire as Senate deal fails   U.S. Senate: US anti-terror provisions that allow security services to bulk collect phone data have expired after the Senate failed to reach a deal 2014 Dec.11  US House passes $1.1tn budget 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.16  US Congress approves debt deal 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' 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 by $138 billion during that period. It would reduce the deficit by another $1.2 trillion in the following decade
Mar.4  Congress panel accuses Turks of genocide 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 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.    The United Auto Workers is willing to make key concessions to help the Detroit Three carmakers secure vita...
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.    The package is to buy the bad debts of failing financial institutions on Wall Street. The vote was the second in a week, following ...
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 Nov.7  Sarkozy applauded by US Congress 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 Aug.23  Top Republican urges Iraq pullout 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 1888 Jun. 14, 1777 Congress adopts the Stars and Stripes Map of State House Philadelphia USA  Philadelphia: 2nd Continental Congress passed the Flag Resolution. Flag Day is now observed on June 14 of each year