Rep. Gabrielle Giffords
Members of Congress may have bickered long and loudly about whether or not to raise the debt ceiling, but one thing brought together legislators on both sides of the aisle: celebrating Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords’s triumphant return to the chamber to cast her first vote since being shot in the head in January.
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Former Congress parliamentarian Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy Saturday formally launched YSR Congress Party and unveiled its flag at Idupulapaya in his home district of Kadapa in Andhra Pradesh. Accompanied by his mother Vijayalakshmi, former legislator, and other family members, the young leader launched the party at the grave of his father and late chief minister Y.S. [...] Continue reading Jagan formally launches YSR Congress Party
The Congress is expected to begin formal seat sharing talks with the Trinamool Congress within a week for the West Bengal assembly polls, having sealed a pact with the DMK in Tamil Nadu. Congress sources said state leaders had suggested that the party should seek from the Trinamool around 100 seats to contest in the [...] Continue reading Congress to seek 100 seats from Trinamool?
Actor Ben Affleck is set to appear before Congress to testify about the problems in the Democratic Republic of Congo. . . The Good Will Hunting … Continue reading Affleck to testify before Congress
The Congress’ Tamil Nadu unit Tuesday welcomed the announcement of single-phase polling for the state assembly April 13 and said it hoped to soon wrap up seat-sharing talks with the ruling DMK. “We are happy with the announcement. We wanted single-phase polling and the Election Commission has announced accordingly,” Tamil Nadu Congress chief K.V. Thangkabalu [...] Continue reading Congress hopes to soon wrap up seat-sharing pact with DMK