“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(...)

Representative James McGovern wears a New England Patriots-themed face mask as he speaks ahead of a vote on a $484 billion coronavirus relief bill on the floor of the US House of Representatives. Photograph: US House TV via Reuters

The US House of Representatives was poised to back a $484 billion (€449 billion) rescue package in a vote on Thursday as the number of Americans who l(...)

US Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi: warns Bill could be just the start of legislative solutions to the coronavirus crisis. Photograph: Erik S Lesser

The US House of Representatives is due to vote on Friday on the largest stimulus package in American history, after the Senate gave the green light to(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar travels to Washington on Wednesday, amid signs that the meeting iwith US president Donald Trump will go ahead as planned, despite the threat of coronavirus. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar travels to Washington on Wednesday, amid signs that the meeting iwith US president Donald Trump will go ahead as planned, despi(...)

Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi and Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer. Photograph: Erik S Lesser/EPA

House of representatives speaker Nancy Pelosi has named two House of Representatives chairmen who led president Donald Trump’s impeachment inquiry as (...)

US president Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday: ‘I will say this, we caught a total monster. We took him out. That should have happened a long time ago.’ Photograph: Evan Vucci/AP

The US House of Representatives adopted a resolution limiting the US president’s powers to engage in hostilities with Iran on Thursday night, as the f(...)

Democratic House speaker Nancy Pelosi  speaks during the House of Representatives debate on impeachment. Photograph: House Television via AP

History was made on Wednesday night as Donald Trump became only the third US president to be impeached. The 435-member House of Representatives voted(...)

(The US House of Representatives will vote later on Wednesday on articles of impeachment against US president Donald Trump. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images

US president Donald Trump has denounced the impeachment inquiry as an “illegal, partisan attempted coup” in an extraordinary letter to House speaker N(...)

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