Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) deleted a tweet that accused a Republican congressman of issuing a racist remark on the House floor.
A House Democrat who recently announced his intention to investigate right-wing hate groups once appeared on a Nation of Islam radio show and made controversial racial remarks.
Rep. Debbie Dingell (D., Mich.) has a plan to reduce drunk driving: Put breathalyzers in all vehicles.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a Republican bill to provide President Donald Trump $5 billion to start building a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border along with funds to keep several federal agencies operating beyond Friday.
Louisiana congressman Mike Johnson, the incoming chairman of the Republican Study Committee, believes that Democratic control of the House of Representatives, at least for the next two years, presents an opportunity for the GOP to fine-tune its policies and message in order to appeal to a new generation of voters.
Rep. Brian Higgins (D., N.Y.) quickly abandoned the small rebellion against Nancy Pelosi to be the next Speaker of the House, announcing Wednesday he would support the lawmaker he previously called “aloof, frenetic and misguided.”
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.