The 24-hour news cycle is filled with politics coverage, but not everything gets the attention it deserves. Here are five politics stories you may have missed in the past week.
- Nancy Pelosi says she hasn’t experienced sexual harassment in Washington — 10/19. The House Minority Leader said that she had not seen or experienced the behavior that sparked the #MeToo campaign giving voice to victims of sexual harassment. Los Angeles Times
- DeVos rescinds 72 guidance documents outlining rights for students with disabilities — 10/21. As part of the Trump administration’s move to end regulations they deem unnecessary, the Education Department has cancelled documents that outline rights of students with disabilities. Washington Post
- Behind efforts to build prototypes of Trump’s border wall, emails show a confusing and haphazard process — 10/22. Construction workers are pushing to finish border wall prototypes after a confusing bidding process. USA Today
- National Democrats are jittery about Va. governor’s race — 10/22. Democrats see the Virginia gubernatorial race as an important indicator of what’s to come in 2018. Washington Post
- Dems aim to boost black turnout in Virginia governor’s race — 10/21. Democrats are also hoping to engage a core constituency in the Virginia race, one that holds a lot of significance for the party. The Hill