Republican Rep. Tom Reed (N.Y.) said on Thursday that he would be willing to support House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) to be the next speaker of the House if she agreed to enact a package of rule reforms that he supports.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R., Calif.) will serve as House minority leader in the 116th Congress after defeating Rep. Jim Jordan (R., Ohio) on Wednesday with a final vote of 159 to 43.
After all the votes are counted, Democrats will emerge from the first midterm election of Donald Trump’s presidency with their narrowest majority in the House of Representative since 1945.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R., Calif.) on Wednesday announced his bid to become the next House minority leader following the midterm elections, which resulted in Democrats taking back control of the House
Incumbent Republican Congressman Andy Barr secured re-election in Kentucky’s 6th Congressional District on Tuesday, undercutting Democratic hopes of flipping the seat and enlarging their coming majority in the House of Representatives.
FORT WAYNE, Ind.—The crowd, clad in “Make America Great Again” hats and waving signs emblazoned with slogans—”Finish the Wall,” “Drain the Swamp,” and “Jobs Not Mobs”—roared with enthusiasm as the 45th president of the United States entered the arena.
Greg Stanton, the former mayor of Phoenix, Ariz., who was recently robbed at knifepoint, prioritized progressive causes over public safety during his tenure in city hall. Stanton is currently the Democratic nominee running for the U.S. House of Representatives from Arizona’s Ninth Congressional District.
The defense spending bill passed by the House of Representatives Wednesday includes $1 million for the Pentagon to hire “gender advisors.”