As the ongoing Guantánamo Bay hunger strikes enters its 120th day, the United States House of Representatives votes to keep the prison camp open.
U.S. House Republicans are reportedly having "active and serious" discussions about assigning Ohio Representative Jim Jordan to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence so that the Republican Party can more effectively challenge the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.
Mia Love, a 38-year-old Brooklyn-born daughter of Haitian immigrants and a convert to Mormonism, wins election to the House of Representatives in Utah's 4th congressional district. She will become the first black female Republican to ever serve in Congress.
The United States Senate reaches a bipartisan deal to avoid default and end the 16-day US government shutdown. The House passes the legislation by 285–144. The bill now goes to the president, who is expected to sign it.
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