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Pelosi vows to become U.S. House speaker despite opposition

15 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON Democrat Nancy Pelosi vowed on Thursday to retake the speakership of the U.S. House of Representatives even as a string of critics within her party have said they will oppose her bid. | Video

As Congress taps leaders, House's McCarthy fends off rival

15 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday chose Kevin McCarthy as their party's leader for the new Congress that will convene in January, denying the top post to conservative Jim Jordan. | Video

House Democrat to probe census citizenship question

14 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON The lawmaker expected to head the powerful House Oversight Committee in the new U.S. Congress says one of his first priorities will be investigating why President Donald Trump's administration decided to ask about citizenship on the 2020 census questionnaire. | Video

For Democrats, U.S. House win moves Pelosi to centre stage

08 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON Now that the Democrats have won control of the U.S. House of Representatives, they need to choose a leader and that means solving one of their toughest puzzles: Nancy Pelosi. | Video

Democrats ready to pursue aggressive Trump oversight: Pelosi

08 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON The top Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives pledged a new era of congressional scrutiny over President Donald Trump on Wednesday, shrugging off White House threats of political warfare if Democrats launch investigations into his affairs.

UPDATE 4-Democrats ready to pursue aggressive Trump oversight: Pelosi

08 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON, Nov 7 The top Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives pledged a new era of congressional scrutiny over President Donald Trump on Wednesday, shrugging off White House threats of political warfare if Democrats launch investigations into his affairs.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-Democrats ready to pursue aggressive Trump oversight: Pelosi

08 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON, Nov 7 The top Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives pledged a new era of congressional scrutiny over President Donald Trump on Wednesday, shrugging off White House threats of political warfare if Democrats launch investigations into his affairs.

Trump, Democrats clash already over investigations blitz

07 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON Armed with subpoenas and a list of grievances, a handful of lawmakers will soon be leading investigations likely to make President Donald Trump's life a lot tougher, now that Democrats have won a U.S. House of Representatives majority.

Would-be Democratic investigators have crossed swords with Trump

29 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON Back when President Donald Trump was just a New York City real estate developer, he did battle over a Manhattan building project with a local U.S. congressman, whom he criticised as "one of the most egregious hacks in contemporary politics."

In quick reversal, Trump threatens shutdown over border wall

06 Sep 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would be willing to shut down the U.S. government if Congress does not provide enough funding for border security, reversing a stance he took a day earlier.

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