Afghan forces flying over Lashkar Gah, in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, in May 2021. Photograph: Jim Huylebroek/The New York Times

The US House of Representatives was on Tuesday night poised to vote on a Bill to speed up the visa application process for Afghan citizens who helped (...)

Trump supporters in the Capitol Rotunda after breaching Capitol security in Washington, DC on  January 6th. Photograph: Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

The US House of Representatives will vote on establishing a commission to investigate the Capitol Hill attack of January 6th as early as Wednesday, de(...)

A view of Capitol Hill during heightened security concerns over possible protests or violence. Photograph:  Brendan Smialowski /AFP via Getty Images

The US House of Representatives canceled its planned Thursday session, after the Capitol Police warned a militia group could be plotting to breach the(...)

 Marjorie Taylor Greene’s  conduct was the subject of heated debate at a private Republican party meeting on Wednesday. Photograph: Alex Wong/Getty

The US House of Representatives voted on Thursday night to remove controversial Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene from her committee positions after a(...)

US congressman-elect Luke Letlow, who has died from complications related to Covid-19, in a YouTube campaign video with Donald Trump.

The death of Louisiana’s incoming Republican member of the US House of Representatives from complications related to Covid-19 has stunned the state’s (...)

The S&P 500 and the Dow hovered at record levels in choppy trading on Tuesday as bets that fiscal aid will fuel a vaccine-led economic recovery boosted sentiment in the final days of the year.

European stocks extended their year-end rally in the wake of the Brexit trade deal and as the European Union vaccination programme got under way. Th(...)

US House speaker Nancy Pelosi  and Senator Patrick Leahy, right, walk to the House Chamber on Monday. The House was poised to vote  on legislation that combines pandemic relief with a Bill to fund government operations. Photograph: Oliver Contreras/ Bloomberg

The US House of Representatives was set to approve an increase in stimulus payments to a majority of Americans, in a vote to add to the impact of this(...)

“All are created equal and all deserve a say in our democracy,” said House speaker Nancy Pelosi as she unveiled the Bill in the House of Representatives. Photograph: Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

The US House of Representatives voted on Friday to make Washington, DC, the 51st state in the nation yesterday, though the measure will almost certai(...)

 US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (C) walks from the House floor to her office on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on Friday before the passing of the Bill. Photograph:  Michael Reynolds/EPA

The US House of Representatives on Friday narrowly approved a $3 trillion (€ 2.8bn) Bill crafted by Democrats to provide more aid for battling the cor(...)

House speaker Nancy Pelosi walks to a TV interview on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, US, on Tuesday. Photograph: Anna Moneymaker/The New York Times

The US House of Representatives is preparing to vote on a third trillion-dollar stimulus package as early as this week, as the economic toll from coro(...)

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