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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

6 monthes ago   |   By

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

6 monthes ago   |   By

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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In Japan, Trump slams U.S. judge over border wall ruling

In Japan, Trump slams U.S. judge over border wall ruling

At 4:35 a.m. Sunday local time in Tokyo, President Donald Trump tweet-slammed a U.S. judge's ruling against part of his border wall funding as “in favor of crime, drugs and... Read more ...

Hillary Clinton Rips Trump For Spreading 'Sexist Trash' With Nancy Pelosi Smear

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Dems, Republicans Have Similar Take on Abortion Laws

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Beto O'Rourke: Sending more troops to Middle East risks 'yet another war'

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The conservative actor claimed Trump is "battling the left and their absurd words of destruction.” Read more ...

'He will have taken a step to dishonor our armed forces': One of the most...

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Democrats are moving toward impeaching Trump, despite strong evidence it...

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Intelligence veterans are horrified at Trump's decision to grant AG Barr...

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Pope Francis compares abortion to 'hiring a hitman' as several US states...

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Trump May Pardon Several Suspected War Criminals. These Are Their Stories

Trump May Pardon Several Suspected War Criminals. These Are Their Stories

Their alleged crimes include killing young children and burning bodies. Read more ...