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At Last, Congress Overhauls Its Awful Sexual Harassment Policy
Sleazy lawmakers can't spend your money on settlements anymore and Capitol Hill aides will get real protections.
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Nancy Pelosi Backs House Leadership Limits, All But Securing Bid For Speaker
The California Democrat appears to have fended off a challenge to her leadership and would serve no more than four more years as speaker under the deal.
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5 Democrats Bail Out Paul Ryan And Protect Saudi Arabia
Akbar Shahid Ahmed
Reps. Jim Costa, Al Lawson, Collin Peterson, Dutch Ruppersberger and David Scott helped the GOP ensure the House won't consider a companion bill to anti-Saudi legislation soon expected to pass the Senate.
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Most Americans Don't Feel Well-Represented By Congress
Even though there's more diversity in the incoming congressional class, people still don't think Capitol Hill reflects them.
Kevin McCarthy Says Democrats Shouldn't Spend A Lot Of Time Investigating Trump
“We’ve investigated this for a long period of time. Both sides have come up with nothing in the process," the House Republican leader said.
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Republicans To Hold Their First Hearing On The Minimum Wage Since Taking The House In 2010
Eight years is a long time.
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Key House Democrat Jerry Nadler Says Trump Payments May Be 'Impeachable Offenses'
Still, the incoming House Judiciary Committee chairman was cautious about whether an impeachment process ought to begin.
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Republican Rep. David Valadao Concedes To Democrat TJ Cox In California House Race
Democrats now have a net gain of 40 U.S. House seats.
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Comey Drops Legal Challenge To House Panel Subpoena
By Sarah N. Lynch, Reuters
The former FBI head agreed to sit down for a closed-door deposition
Republicans Give Up On Food Stamp Work Requirements For Farm Bill Deal
President Trump's tweets weren't enough to make it happen.
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What The Obamacare Fight Says About Nancy Pelosi
Progressives say she is too moderate, too quick to cut deals. Those who fought alongside her disagree.
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The Progressive Caucus Has A Chance To Be More Influential Than Ever
But will they deliver?
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Trumpism Is A Dangerous Death Rattle, But The Midterms Showed Us How To Beat It
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Democrats won all over the country by offering real answers to voters' fears.
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Dreamers Like Me Need Democrats To Put Immigration Back On The Table Now, Not Later
Any strategy that delays relief for immigrants is mind-boggling at best.
Democrat Ben McAdams Defeats Republican Mia Love In Utah House Race
By Brady McCombs, AP
The Salt Lake County mayor's victory over the Republican congresswoman adds to the Democrats' new majority in the House of Representatives.
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Marcia Fudge Drops Out Of House Speaker Race, Endorses Nancy Pelosi
The Ohio representative said she won't seek Democratic leadership after all.
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16 Democrats Sign Letter Vowing To Oppose Nancy Pelosi
But can they actually block her?
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Rep.-Elect Ilhan Omar Says She'll Work To Lift Ban On Religious Headwear In Congress
“No one puts a scarf on my head but me," Omar wrote on Sunday.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Blesses New Push To Oust Incumbent Democrats In Primaries
“I really hope that many of you join me here in Congress,” the New York Democrat told activists.
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.
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.
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."
Republicans' First Big Post-Midterms Move: Keep U.S. In Yemen's Vicious Civil War
Akbar Shahid Ahmed
Speaker Paul Ryan used the first vote of his last months in Congress to defend American military assistance to Saudi Arabia.
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Andy Kim Declared Winner Over GOP Rep. Tom MacArthur In New Jersey
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Kim edged the biggest Trump backer in N.J.'s congressional delegation, becoming Congress' first Korean-American Democrat.
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