A group of Republican lawmakers on Wednesday introduced legislation to ensure that law enforcement and “essential personnel” who work during the partial government shutdown are paid.
Rep. Liz Cheney (R., Wyo.) is likely to become the next chair of the House Republican Conference after the current occupant, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R., Wash.), decided Thursday that she would not seek a fourth term in the position.
Democrats took control of five state legislative chambers from Republicans as a result of Tuesday’s midterm elections, a modest shift compared to past midterms.
Republicans are hoping to flip a Minnesota seat after national Democrats pulled nearly $1 million in funding.
House Speaker Paul Ryan’s joint-fundraising committee, Team Ryan, has raised over $70 million on behalf of House Republicans during this election cycle, according to a new press release.