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House approves $40B in Ukraine aid, beefing up Biden request

May. 11, 2022 01:13 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House emphatically approved a fresh $40 billion Ukraine aid package Tuesday as lawmakers beefed up President Joe Biden's initial request, signaling a magnified, bipartisan commitment to thwart Russian President Vladimir Putin's bloody three-month-old invasion. ...

Billions, and more, for lawmakers' projects in spending bill

Apr. 04, 2022 09:07 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Home-district projects for members of Congress are back, sprinkled across the government-wide $1.5 trillion bill President Joe Biden signed recently. The official tally shows amounts modest by past standards yet spread widely around the country — and that understate what...

United House OKs $13.6B for Ukraine in huge spending bill

Mar. 10, 2022 00:11 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House approved a massive spending bill Wednesday night that would rush $13.6 billion in U.S. aid to battered Ukraine and its European allies, after top Democrats were forced to abruptly drop their plan to include fresh funds to battle COVID-19. Passage of...

Top lawmakers reach deal on Ukraine aid, $1.5T spending

Mar. 09, 2022 04:11 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders reached a bipartisan deal early Wednesday providing $13.6 billion to help Ukraine and European allies plus billions more to battle the pandemic as part of an overdue $1.5 trillion measure financing federal agencies for the rest of this year. ...

Retired professor mounts GOP challenge to Democrat DeLauro

Mar. 08, 2022 13:33 PM EST

Republican Lesley DeNardis announced Tuesday that she is running against Connecticut Democratic U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro in this year's election, in an attempt to become the first GOP member to hold the 3rd District seat since her father in the early 1980s. The retired political...