Congress

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., joined by House Democrats spaced for social distancing, speaks during a news conference on the House East Front Steps on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 25, 2020.
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Mike Dougherty
June 26, 2020 - 9:26 am
The U.S. House passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act on Thursday night with a vote mostly along party lines. Only a few Republicans supported the bill. One was a Bucks County congressman. Read more here.
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Dr. Anthony Fauci
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Tim Jimenez
June 23, 2020 - 7:22 am
Top U.S. health officials, including top infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci, spoke on Capitol Hill Tuesday morning. They testified before a House committee about the Trump administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Organizers of the Juneteenth Brotherly Love Silent Men’s March, from left: Richard Washington, Kyle the Conductor, Taj Murdock, Eric Marsh.
Brotherly Love Silent Men’s March
Cherri Gregg
June 19, 2020 - 8:31 am
June 19, 2020, marks the 155th anniversary of the date the last enslaved Africans in America learned they were free. There are campaigns in Congress to make Juneteenth — what some call "the true African American Independence Day" — a federal holiday. Read more here.
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9th February 1913: A banner advertising a talk on the Women's Suffrage Movement by Jane Addams and others at Carnegie Hall in New York.
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Hadas Kuznits
June 04, 2020 - 6:00 pm
June 4, 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of Congress passing the 19th Amendment — an important milestone in the long history of the fight for equity in America. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump points to a questioner on May 11, 2020, as he speaks about the coronavirus during a press briefing in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C.
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AP News
May 13, 2020 - 1:00 pm
President Donald Trump' has had many targets in his war against the media, but perhaps none is more surprising than the Voice of America, the venerable U.S.-funded institution created during World War II to broadcast independent news and promote American values to the world. Read more here.
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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Mike DeNardo
May 11, 2020 - 3:52 pm
Gov. Phil Murphy said the COVID-19 crisis has put New Jersey on the brink of a fiscal disaster. He said the Garden State is not asking for a bailout, but it does need more federal help to prevent a second Great Depression. Read more here.
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A pilot wears a face covering as he walks through a mostly empty terminal at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.
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Paul Kurtz
May 08, 2020 - 4:17 pm
The pandemic has not only devastated the airline industry, it has also forced airport-related businesses to the brink of disaster. Read more here.
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Kristen Johanson
May 06, 2020 - 5:40 pm
Wednesday marked a historic day, as a Philadelphia-based case went before the United States Supreme Court — via phone, with one justice in a hospital bed. Read more here.
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COVID-19 coronavirus testing
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KYW Staff
April 10, 2020 - 10:01 am
A coronavirus testing site in Camden County that was supposed to close on Monday now has plans now to stay open indefinitely. And Congressman Andy Kim is pushing FEMA to boost testing in the region with a federally supported testing site in his South Jersey district. Read more here.
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In this image from video, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speaks on the Senate floor at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Saturday, March 21, 2020.
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AP News
March 24, 2020 - 8:41 am
Top congressional and White House officials say they expect to reach a deal Tuesday on a nearly $2 trillion measure aimed at easing the economic damage inflicted by the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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