House of Representatives

Trump Asks Supreme Court To Keep Illegal Immigrants Out Of Redistricting

Exclusion could make Dems' thin majority in the House even thinner

The Trump administration will press its bid to exclude illegal aliens from the population baseline for awarding House seats on Monday in the Supreme Court, a move that would shift political clout away from states with large undocumented populations.

Former Democrat, Mocked for Switching Parties, Wins as Republican in New Jersey

Defeats member of disgraced Kennedy dynasty

Rep. Jeff Van Drew (R., N.J.), a former Democrat, switched parties in January 2020 after opposing his party's effort to impeach President Donald Trump. He was widely mocked and derided by his former colleagues and other liberals at the time, and most experts predicted he would lose reelection in 2020. Van Drew won by 5 percentage points, defeating a member of the disgraced Kennedy dynasty.

A Candidate at the Center of the Moment 

Wesley Hunt is a rising GOP star

When Wesley Hunt spoke to two dozen curious voters in the backyard of a suburban Houston home on a cool night in September, he had just come from his doctor’s office after donating plasma for the possible treatment of others who had been infected with COVID-19. 

Senate Sends House $2 Trillion Coronavirus Bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate’s unanimous passage of an estimated $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief bill sent the unprecedented economic rescue legislation to the House of Representatives, whose leaders hope to pass it on Friday.