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EX-CIA chief Mike Pompeo confirmed as secretary of state  U.S. Senate: The US Senate has confirmed former CIA director Mike Pompeo as secretary of state, ending a tough confirmation battle State of the Union: Trump hails 'new American moment'   A bullish US President Donald Trump has proclaimed a 'new American moment' as he delivered his maiden State of the Union speech to Congress US shutdown ends as Congress passes bill
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  The US government partial shutdown is ending after Republicans and Democrats voted for a temporary funding bill



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01/22 US shutdown ends as Congress passes bill
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01/23 Rex Tillerson: Trump foreign affairs pick narrowly backed
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05/31 US surveillance powers expire as Senate deal fails
01/20 State of the Union: Obama demands spread of wealth
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01/28 Obama pledges action on inequality
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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
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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
08/25 Senator Edward Kennedy, 77, dies
01/28 US House passes economic package
09/09 Obama urges action on healthcare
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
07/23 US lawmakers pass housing rescue
11/18 US car firms ask for $25bn aid
10/03 House backs $700bn bail-out plan
08/05 Iraq's projected $80b surplus stirs anger
07/23 US lawmakers pass housing rescue
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
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09/29 Roberts confirmed as chief justice
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EX-CIA chief Mike Pompeo confirmed as secretary of state


April 2018 ... more > Top ^
Apr. 26  
  U.S. Senate: The US Senate has confirmed former CIA director Mike Pompeo as secretary of state, ending a tough confirmation battle
Apr. 11 US House Speaker Paul Ryan to retire. House of Representatives Facebook's Zuckerberg says his data was harvested. U.S. Senate

February 2018 ... more > Top ^
Feb.8  US budget vote delay as senator foresees 'spending oblivion'

January 2018 ... more > Top ^
Jan.30     State of the Union: Trump hails 'new American moment'
  A bullish US President Donald Trump has proclaimed a 'new American moment' as he delivered his maiden State of the Union speech to Congress
Jan.22   US shutdown ends as Congress passes bill
  The US government partial shutdown is ending after Republicans and Democrats voted for a temporary funding bill
Jan.20  US shutdown: Trump and Democrats blame each other

year 2017 Top ^



December 2017 ... more > Top ^
Dec.20  Trump hails 'largest tax cut' in US history

November 2017 ... more > Top ^
Nov.16  House Republicans pass $1.4tn tax overhaul bill

July 2017 ... more > Top ^
Jul.25  Obamacare: US senators vote in favour of debating repeal Jul.19  Trump's son and aides to testify in Senate about Russia Jul.17  Republicans oppose healthcare to leave party without majority

June 2017 ... more > Top ^
Jun.13 Jeff Sessions denies secret meeting with Russia envoy. U.S. Senate Jun.8     Comey: Trump White House 'lied' about the FBI
  U.S. Senate: Ex-FBI chief James Comey told Congress that the Trump administration's comments about him and the FBI were 'lies plain and simple'

May 2017 ... more > Top ^
May.5  Senate Republicans doubtful of American Health Care Act May.4     Obamacare is 'dead' says Trump after healthcare victory   Washington: President Trump has declared Obamacare 'dead' after the Republican healthcare bill was narrowly passed by the lower chamber of Congress

March 2017 ... more > Top ^
Mar.24     Trump blames Democrats for failed healthcare bill  Washington: The bill was withdrawn because it did not have enough support to pass in Congress. The last-minute retraction is seen as a huge blow to the ...

February 2017 ... more > Top ^
Feb.28 Trump promises 'renewal of American spirit' in speech to Congress


January 2017 ... more > Top ^
Jan.23   Rex Tillerson: Trump foreign affairs pick narrowly backed   U.S. Senate: The Foreign Relations Senate Committee has narrowly approved Tillerson as secretary of state, despite concerns about his business ties to Ru... Jan.3  New Republican Congress reverses ethics move after outcry

year 2016 Top ^



October 2016 ... more > Top ^
Oct.30     Clinton emails: FBI chief may have broken law  U.S. Senate: The Democratic leader in the Senate says James Comey may have broken the law by revealing the bureau was investigating emails possibly linked...

January 2016 ... more > Top ^
Jan.12  Obama puts 'focus on the future' in State of the Union address

year 2015 Top ^

Oct.22  Hillary Clinton testifies on Benghazi consulate attack Sep.25  US Speaker John Boehner to quit Congress Sep.24 Pope urges 'humane' US migrant response
Jul.14  US conservatives condemn Iran nuclear deal 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 May.28 Former Speaker Dennis Hastert indicted. FBI Mar.3 Netanyahu warns US over Iran deal 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

year 2014 Top ^

Dec.11  US House passes $1.1tn budget bill Dec.9 CIA lied over 'brutal' interrogations
. U.S. Senate Nov.5  US leaders pledge to work together Nov.4 Republicans win control of US Senate. U.S. Senate Sep.9  Obama briefs Congress leaders on fight with IS Feb.4  'Obamacare' will reduce US workforce Jan.28 Obama pledges action on inequality

year 2013 Top ^

Oct.29  US defends spying on foreign leaders Oct.16  US Congress approves debt deal   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 Sep.30  US shutdown looms amid stalemate 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

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 Aug.20  US candidate's 'legitimate rape' gaffe 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 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   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 Nov.2 Republicans win House, Dems keep Senate
. Washington 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' 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 Feb.24  Lawmakers grilled Toyota's president Jan.27 Obama delivers his first State of the Union Jan.19  Republicans win key US Senate election

year 2009 Top ^

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. U.S. Senate 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 Feb.24  Determined Obama vows to renew US 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

year 2008 Top ^

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.    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: The House of Representatives has passed a massive housing rescue bill that could help struggling homeowners get cheaper loans Jan.28  Bush addresses US economy fears Jan.24  Deal reached on US economic plan

year 2007 Top ^

Nov.13  Hidden costs 'raise US war price' Oct.10 US bill on Armenia moves forward. House of Representatives Sep.10 Gen. Petraeus: 'Surge' is working Jun.28  Vote dashes Bush immigration plan May.24  Congress backs Iraq funding bill Apr.26  Congress backs Iraq pull-out plan Mar.27  Senate votes for Iraq deadline 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 Sep.28  Senate backs terror trial bill Sep.14  Senators defy Bush on tribunals

year 2005 Top ^

Dec.22  Bush suffers Patriot Act defeat Oct.5  Senate backs detainee rights 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.11  Names named in US Iraq oil report Jan.18  Rice grilled by Senate

year 2004 Top ^

Dec.8  Congress Approves Intelligence Bill Sep.23  Iraq PM thanks U.S. Jun.11  World bids farewell to Reagan

year 2002 Top ^

Dec.20  Lott stepping down as majority leader Nov.5 Congress falls to Republicans
. House of Representatives Jul.8  Bush wants new laws on corporate abuse May.16  Bush feels heat over terror alert

year 2001 Top ^

Oct.17  Capitol shuts as anthrax spreads Oct.15  Anthrax sent to Senate leader 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
before year 2000
Jun. 14, 1777   Congress adopts the Stars and Stripes   Philadelphia: 2nd Continental Congress passed the Flag Resolution. Flag Day is now observed on June 14 of each year