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In bid for top U.S. House job, Pelosi makes room for others

56 minutes ago   |   Reuters

Nancy Pelosi, working to reclaim the top job in the U.S. House of Representatives, has called for creation of a new leadership post in a move that could make room for younger...
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A Dutiful Citizen

2 hours ago   |   The New Republic

Gary Hart, the Democratic presidential candidate I worked for in 1984 and would have supported again in 1988, has been back in the news. The Front Runner , a film that presumes...
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Miss. Senator Says There Was No 'Ill-Will' in Hanging Joke

Miss. Senator Says There Was No 'Ill-Will' in Hanging Joke

3 hours ago   |   Newser

At a debate Tuesday night, Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith apologized to "anyone that was offended" by her joke about a public hanging , but accused her Democratic opponent...
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Democrats see rural gains bolstering fight for White House in 2020

4 hours ago   |   Reuters

Democrats made dramatic gains in this month's U.S. congressional elections despite getting little love from white, rural, working-class voters who two years ago backed...
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How to influence campaigns: Take inexperienced staffers, stir in a small amount of money, Democrats find

5 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

A digital test in two House districts finds that even affordable web ads can move voters, a potential boon to underfinanced candidates in future races.
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Poll: Democratic voters back Pelosi as speaker by wide margin

5 hours ago   |   Politico

By a 2-to-1 margin, Democratic voters want Rep. Nancy Pelosi to be House speaker in the new Congress, according to a new POLITICO/Morning Consult survey. Far more Democratic...
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GOP senators seek quick passage of Mexico-Canada trade deal

5 hours ago   |   Politico

A group of Senate Republicans is pushing for Congress to approve President Donald Trump's new trade deal with Canada and Mexico before Democrats take the House in January. In a...
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Stalemate on Trump's wall amid threat of shutdown

5 hours ago   |   Politico

Congress just can't help itself: With a partial government shutdown potentially two weeks away, Democrats and Republicans are dug in, each side upping its demands and vowing...
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Pelosi Likely To Be Next Speaker After Rep. Fudge Drops Challenge

6 hours ago   |   NPR

Sixteen Democrats who are critical of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi argue it is time for new leadership, and say they will vote against her for speaker. Pelosi, however...
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Lawmakers eye Whitaker, Ivanka and Saudis for separate scrutiny

10 hours ago   |   Newsday

GOP lawmakers criticized the president's remarks about the Saudi alliance in the aftermath of Jamal Khashoggi's killing, while Democrats set their sights on communications by...
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Trump Thanks Saudi Arabia For Low Gas Prices After Jamal Khashoggi's Killing

Trump Thanks Saudi Arabia For Low Gas Prices After Jamal Khashoggi's Killing

Trump said Saudi Arabia is still a U.S ally, despite evidence the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the assassination of the journalist. Read more ...

Trump's Latest Presidential Pardons Go To Turkeys Peas And Carrots

Trump's Latest Presidential Pardons Go To Turkeys Peas And Carrots

The president took a jab at Democrats while carrying out the Thanksgiving tradition. Read more ...

Democrats Flip Another House Seat

Democrats Flip Another House Seat

Democrat Ben McAdams has flipped a US House seat in deep-red Utah, defeating incumbent Republican US Rep. Mia Love by fewer than 700 votes in a race that took two weeks to... Read more ...

Trump Wanted DOJ To Prosecute James Comey And Hillary Clinton: Report

Trump Wanted DOJ To Prosecute James Comey And Hillary Clinton: Report

The president's lawyer had to talk him down from the plan, saying it could prompt impeachment. Read more ...

Trump Gives His Answers to Mueller

Trump Gives His Answers to Mueller

Lawyers for President Donald Trump say they've provided the special counsel's office with written responses to questions on Russian election interference, the AP reports. The... Read more ...

Democrat Ben McAdams Defeats Republican Mia Love In Utah House Race

Democrat Ben McAdams Defeats Republican Mia Love In Utah House Race

The Salt Lake County mayor's victory over the Republican congresswoman adds to the Democrats' new majority in the House of Representatives. Read more ...

Mississippi GOP Senator Posted A Photo Of Herself Wearing Confederate Hat

Mississippi GOP Senator Posted A Photo Of Herself Wearing Confederate Hat

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith has a long history of racist and off-color comments. Read more ...

Trump Provides Written Answers To Mueller Questions, Lawyer Says

Trump Provides Written Answers To Mueller Questions, Lawyer Says

This round of questioning was limited to the general topic of whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia. Read more ...

Women's March Founder Calls For Co-Chairs To Resign Over 'Hateful, Racist...

Women's March Founder Calls For Co-Chairs To Resign Over 'Hateful, Racist Rhetoric'

“I have waited, hoping they would right the ship. But they have not,” Teresa Shook wrote. Read more ...

Ivanka Trump Reportedly Used Personal Email Account For Official White House...

Ivanka Trump Reportedly Used Personal Email Account For Official White House Business

The president's daughter reportedly used the account to discuss government policies and official business. Her lawyer's spokesperson denies she transmitted classified... Read more ...