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Pelosi Should, and Will, Be Dems' Speaker of the House

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Robert Creamer , HuffPost
She's the leader the party needs.
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Elizabeth Warren's ethics bill is moving to the House. Does the new Democratic Congress want it?

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Some of the provisions in the companion legislation from Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., will connect directly to President Trump's conduct in office, others on recent scandals in the administration and Congress.
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Nancy Pelosi Has A Math Problem But Plenty Of Potential Answers

Nancy Pelosi Has A Math Problem But Plenty Of Potential Answers

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She could find a way to be speaker of the House again, but something will have to change.
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How Democrats will rule: Roadmap drafted for House overhaul

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WASHINGTON - House Democrats unveiled a draft rules package Thursday for how they would govern the chamber when they take over the majority in the new Congress next year.
The changes are large and small, from a requirement to post legislation at least 72 hours before action is taken to restoring some floor rights for the resident commissioner from Puerto Rico and other nonvoting delegates.
One change, proposed by Rep.-elect Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, who is Muslim, clarifies the 180-year-old rule against wearing hats on the House floor to allow for religious headwear, including...
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How Democrats will rule: Roadmap drafted for House overhaul

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House Democrats unveiled a draft rules package Thursday for how they would govern the chamber when they take over the majority in the new Congress next year. The changes are...
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Rep. Melissa Hortman Will Be Minnesota's Next Speaker Of The House

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MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Legislature is getting a new speaker of the house.
Democratic Representative Melissa Hortman will take over the job in January, becoming Minnesota's second most powerful elected official.
As Pat Kessler reports, Rep. Hortman's rise is no surprise to the people around her.
The DFL victory party was in full swing on election night. The next Minnesota house speaker took the stage, giving credit for their upset win - to the women candidates she recruited.
Preparing to move into the role of speaker, Hortman says she's proud of the diversity of her incoming freshman...
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Miller goes to bat for Trump over emergency declaration

Miller goes to bat for Trump over emergency declaration

White House senior adviser Stephen Miller on Sunday defended President Donald Trump from accusations of executive overreach, arguing his national emergency declaration was... Read more ...

Anthony Weiner Gets Out of Jail

Anthony Weiner Gets Out of Jail

Carlos Danger isn't quite a free man, but he's a step closer: TMZ reports that Anthony Weiner has been released from federal prison in Massachusetts, where he's been held since... Read more ...

Adam Schiff Says Trump-Russia Collusion 'Evidence In Plain Sight'

Adam Schiff Says Trump-Russia Collusion 'Evidence In Plain Sight'

The House intelligence committee chairman lambasted the claims of his GOP counterparts that there was nothing to suggest collusion. Read more ...

Iran's man grabs European spotlight with anti-Trump focus

Iran's man grabs European spotlight with anti-Trump focus

MUNICH, Germany - The U.S. is trying desperately to isolate Iran, but on Sunday Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif seized the stage of the world's premier security... Read more ...

Thousands from migrant caravan are giving up on trying to enter the US after...

Thousands from migrant caravan are giving up on trying to enter the US after facing Trump's tough asylum policies

Over 2,000 members of the migrant caravan that intended to seek asylum in the United States have either chosen to return home or remain in Mexico on work permits, The New York... Read more ...

California AG: States Will Sue Trump Administration 'Definitely And Imminently'

California AG: States Will Sue Trump Administration 'Definitely And Imminently'

Xavier Becerra vowed legal action against Trump's national emergency declaration in the border wall fight. Read more ...

Japan's Leader Nominated Trump For Nobel Prize At Washington's Urging: Report

Japan's Leader Nominated Trump For Nobel Prize At Washington's Urging: Report

The U.S. government "informally" asked for the Trump nomination last year, according to Japan's Asahi newspaper. Read more ...

Bernie Sanders Reportedly Records 2020 Campaign Announcement

Bernie Sanders Reportedly Records 2020 Campaign Announcement

It's the latest indication the senator may be seeking another shot at the Oval Office. Read more ...

Nearly everyone living in Alaska gets about $2,000 a year from the state's...

Nearly everyone living in Alaska gets about $2,000 a year from the state's $65 billion fund. We asked 9 Alaskans how they spend it

The Alaska Permanent Fund is a $65 billion fund managed by a state-owned corporation and fueled by oil and gas revenues. The fund was created in 1976 and began giving an annual... Read more ...

Heather Nauert withdraws from consideration as UN ambassador, saying the...

Heather Nauert withdraws from consideration as UN ambassador, saying the last 2 months have been 'grueling' for her family

Heather Nauert, the spokeswoman for the State Department and President Donald Trump's pick as US Ambassador to the United Nations, announced Saturday she was withdrawing from... Read more ...