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House of Representatives

The United States House of Representatives, commonly referred to as the "House," is the lower house of the bicameral United States Congress, the upper house being the United States Senate.

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Obama: House should approve ENDA

Nov 08, 2013 - Politico

Former Rep. Major Owens dies at 77

Oct 23, 2013 - Politico

Bill Young dies at 82

Oct 19, 2013 - Politico

House OKs bill to end air-traffic furloughs

Apr 27, 2013 - MarketWatch

America's big bucks battles only starting

Jan 06, 2013 - Independent

Boehner re-elected House speaker

Jan 04, 2013 - MarketWatch

Fiscal-cliff deal passes Congress

Jan 02, 2013 - MarketWatch

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Russia's President Vladimir Putin (C) chairs a meeting with permanent members of the Security Council at the Kremlin in Moscow, December 12, 2014. REUTERS/Michael Klimentyev/RIA Novosti/Kremlin
Russia to Retaliate Against the US Over Sanctions, Troops and Warheads Ready

By IBTimes AU

In its bid to impose more sanctions on Russia for its actions concerning Ukraine, the US Congress approved unanimously a new set of provisions over the country. Russia warned the West previously that if it pushes through with the bill then it will retaliate accordingly. (Dec 15)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA, WHITE HOUSE, UKRAINE, CONGRESS

U.S. President Barack Obama looks on during the Summit on College Opportunity
US Threatens Russia with New Nuclear Missiles, Prepares New Sanctions for Putin

By IBTimes AU

The rift between United States and Russia continues as the Pentagon threatens Russia with releasing nuclear missiles in lieu of the Moscow's violation. According to the US, the country is prepared to redeploy nuclear weapons as a means to keep R... (Dec 13)

MORE TOPICS: NUCLEAR WEAPONS, RUSSIA, UKRAINE, CONGRESS

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (R) is pictured on the floor of Australia's House of Representatives with Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott (L) and Australian Opposition Leader Bill Shorten following Abe's address to both houses of parliament in Can
Latest Poll Shows Bill Shorten Considered By Aussies As Stronger, More Trustworthy & Competent Than PM Tony Abbott

By IBTimes AU

In just a little over a year in power, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's honeymoon with Aussie voters is definitely over.The latest survey by Fairfax Ipsos showed that Opposition leader Bill Shorten had not only overtaken Mr Abbott in term... (Dec 09)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, JULIA GILLARD, TONY ABBOTT

Members of the 113th Congress bow their heads in prayer as they convene in the Capitol in Washington January 3, 2013. In the wake of bruising fights in their own ranks over the "fiscal cliff" and aid for victims of superstorm Sandy - Republicans
Speaker John Boehner's Plan To Avert Gov't Shutdown Angers Fellow Republicans

By IBTimes AU

Elder Republicans want to show more statesmanship and add a new image to the grand old party. (Dec 06)

MORE TOPICS: DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, CONGRESS

Employee of Electroniki retail chain Yannis Papageorgiou sets a television at an Electroniki shop in Athens November 27, 2014. Greece has muddled through 20 consecutive months of deflation, or continuously falling consumer prices ? a phenomenon that econo
NATO, Allies Losing To Info War In Baltic vs. Russia—Expert

By IBTimes AU

A NATO expert on counter-propaganda said Russia is winning the information war vs. the United States, NATO and its allies in the Baltic regions. (Dec 06)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA, UKRAINE

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott Speaks During The Launch Of A Student Mobility Program
Federal Election 2017: Cabinet Reshuffle Most Likely Says Pm Tony Abbott

By IBTimes AU

Prime Minister Tony Abbott told Leigh Sales of 7.30 that Cabinet reshuffle may happen before the next federal election. (Dec 05)

MORE TOPICS: JULIA GILLARD, TONY ABBOTT

The U.S. Capitol dome is seen through skylights in the Vistor's Center in Washington January 2, 2013. The new 113th U.S. Congress convenes tomorrow on January 3, set to take a fresh crack at a number of issues, such as gun control, immigration, tax r
21st Century Cold War Has Began; US House Of Reps Passes Resolution 758 Even As US Tells Russia To Stop Self-isolation

By IBTimes AU

U.S. House Resolution 758, approved on Thursday, signals the start of the 21st century Cold War era. (Dec 05)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, RUSSIA, ELECTIONS, UKRAINE, CONGRESS

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden's wife Jill Biden poses in front of the historic Taj Mahal in the northern Indian city of Agra
Five Most Unsafe Countries For Female Tourists

By IBTimes AU

Here are five countries where women should think twice before travelling to. (Dec 05)

MORE TOPICS: INDIA, MEXICO, NEW YORK, MANAGEMENT, JUDICIARY, ARCHITECTURE

An Atlas V rocket by United Launch Alliance launches with a Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) onboard at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida October 29, 2014. REUTERS/Michael Brown
Proposed US Defense Bill To Bar Russian RD-180 Engines On American Atlas V Rockets

By IBTimes AU

Changes in the U.S. 2015 National Defense Authorization Act have called for the cancellation of purchases of the Russian-made RD-180 rocket engines which are used to launch U.S. military satellites into space. (Dec 04)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, AFGHANISTAN, IRAQ, NUCLEAR WEAPONS, RUSSIA

The new Prime Minister of Australia Tony Abbott, Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss and Foreign Minister Julie Bishop sing the national anthem before the official swearing in of government ministers at the Government House in Canberra September 18, 2013.
Australian Deputy PM Warren Truss In Hospital For Colitis

By IBTimes AU

Australian Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss is in a Brisbane hospital for gastroenteritis and acute dehydration. He has been in the medical facility for at least one day. (Nov 21)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, TONY ABBOTT