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Women Won The House For Democrats, But Men May End Up Running It
Congresswomen eager to take on leadership roles may get edged out by influential male colleagues. Not a good look, folks!
Democrats Are Planning To Target The Arms Sales Trump Loves
Akbar Shahid Ahmed
Their new House majority is discussing ways to have more debates that could block deals, an aide and an activist told HuffPost.
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Orange County, A Conservative Bastion, Turns Blue For The First Time In Decades
What's stunning is not how many seats Democrats flipped, but how they did it.
Gil Cisneros Wins House Seat, Capping Democratic Rout In California
By Michael R. Blood, Associated Press
The Navy veteran made affordable health care a central issue.
Speaker Of The House Race Continues As Nancy Pelosi Remains Confident
By Lisa Mascaro and Kevin Freking, AP
Pelosi, speaker from 2007 to 2011, was certain she will hold it again. Her foes were equally confident they have the votes to stop her.
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‘Green New Deal’ Gains Momentum, But Few Progressive Caucus Democrats Pledge Support
Alexander C. Kaufman
Only three sitting lawmakers so far have said they'd support a resolution to create a Green New Deal select committee.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Approach To Washington Has History On Its Side
The New York Democrat's "inside-outside" strategy takes a page from successful movements on the left and right.
Stacey Abrams Prepares Push For New Vote In Georgia Governor's Race
By Bill Barrow and Kate Brumback, AP
The Democrat’s longshot strategy relies on a statute that’s never been used in such a high-stakes contest.
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House Democrats Have A Lot To Do Before They Take Oversight Role
Before Democrats issue a single subpoena, they need to put the right pieces in place.
Nancy Pelosi Has A Math Problem But Plenty Of Potential Answers
She could find a way to be speaker of the House again, but something will have to change.
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Nancy Pelosi Should, And Will, Be Democrats' Speaker Of The House
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She's the leader the party needs.
Marcia Fudge, Toying With Speaker Run, Slams Nancy Pelosi
Fudge, a congresswoman from Ohio, suggests African-Americans in Congress are getting a raw deal from Pelosi.
Nancy Pelosi In Peril
Democrats may have won the House of Representatives, but for Rep. Nancy Pelosi the fight is just beginning.
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Trevor Noah Provides 'Presidential Harassment' Training For House Democrats
"If you're watching this, you just won back the House of Representatives. Congrats, socialists."
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Trump Is Mulling A Wide-Ranging Shakeup, Sources Say
By Colleen Long, Zeke Miller and Catherine Lucey, AP
Trump is looking to prepare his White House for divided government, but it is unclear who is going and who is staying.
Democrat Kyrsten Sinema Becomes Arizona's First Female Senator
Kyrsten Sinema is making history, becoming Arizona’s first ever female Senator and the first openly bisexual Senator.
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Richard Ojeda Announces Presidential Run After Losing House Race
The West Virginia state senator and Army veteran vowed to support working-class citizens and eliminate political elitism.
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The Blue Wave Swept Many Of The GOP's Anti-Gay Bigots Out To Sea
Many ardent homophobes were taken down last week.
Mississippi Senator Jokes About 'Public Hanging'
“If he invited me to a public hanging, I’d be on the front row.” This joke has a Mississippi senator in hot water.
Stacey Abrams Is The Fighter Democrats Need
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She's refusing to quit because this is no time to bow out gracefully.
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For Democrats, Progressive Is The New Moderate
To believe that “moderates” were Tuesday’s big winners, you'd have to redefine what it means to be a moderate.
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Most Americans Feel Just Fine About The Midterm Results
Few think the outcome will have a big effect on their own lives.
Want To Beat Trump In 2020? Look At Sherrod Brown's Big Win In Ohio.
By Andrew Romano, Yahoo! News
Of all the Democrats who could play a part in the next presidential campaign, the Ohio populist emerged from Election Day with the most to brag about.
Protecting Public Lands Was A Winning Platform In Elections Out West
Conservation groups are hailing the victories as a rebuke of the Trump administration’s policies.
Even In 'Unwinnable' Districts, Local Democrats Are Celebrating Gains From The Blue Wave
They saw wins, even in places they lost.
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How Democrats — And Republicans — Made 2018 A Blue Wave (When It Almost Wasn't)
Yes. It was a wave.
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