American politician Maxine Waters is formally charged with three counts of breaking ethics rules.
The United States House of Representatives votes 219-212 to pass U.S. President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion relief package, which would provide $1,400 in direct payments. The bill will head to the Senate for a vote.
U.S. Representatives Cheri Bustos of Illinois and Tim Walberg of Michigan announce they have tested positive for COVID-19. Additionally, Representative Mark Pocan of Wisconsin said publicly he was isolating after a possible exposure to the virus.
Voters in New York's 9th congressional district go to the polls for a special election to replace former member of the United States House of Representatives Anthony Weiner with Republican Bob Turner winning a tight race with Democrat David Weprin
A shooting rampage takes place at a supermarket in Tucson in the U.S. state of Arizona. Twenty are shot, including U.S. Representative Gabby Giffords. Six others are confirmed dead, including District Court judge John Roll.
The United States House of Representatives decides not to take up a resolution declaring the mass killings of Armenians early last century a genocide, helping the administration to avoid a diplomatic clash with Turkey.