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By Vanessa Gera, Associated Press
The White House and congressional Democrats have agreed to a “framework" to pay for their huge, emerging social and environment bill, top Democrats said Thursday, but they offered no details.
By Associated Press
Nancy Pelosi was narrowly reelected Sunday as speaker, giving her the reins of Democrats’ slender House majority as President-elect Joe Biden sets a challenging course of producing legislation to tackle the pandemic, revive the economy and address other party priorities.
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she sees comprehensive immigration reform not only as Congress' official work but also as its moral responsibility as she finishes up a tour of Central America.
In our news wrap Thursday, tensions simmered between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and four progressives. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., called Pelosi’s criticism of her and three other newly elected women “outright disrespectful.” Pelosi said she was rebuking an “offensive tweet"…
By Jessica Yarvin
Just hours after results started rolling in on Election Day, Democrats started to oppose Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s return as speaker. At the time, the anti-Pelosi faction was buoyed by victories by scores of candidates who had said…
By Quinn Bowman
Congress must still pass what is known as an appropriations bill before December 11 in order to keep the government functioning and this could present a first major test for newly sworn-in House Speaker Paul Ryan.
By Erica Werner, Associated Press
The honeymoon might be over before it even begins for House Speaker-in-waiting Paul Ryan when he is elevated to the top job this coming week.
GOP Rep. Jason Chaffetz of Utah announced Sunday that he is running for House speaker in a longshot challenge to Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California, adding a new dose of turmoil for reeling House Republicans.
By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
House Speaker John Boehner warned Sunday against "false prophets" in his own party making unrealistic promises, saying his resignation had averted a government shutdown this week but not the GOP's broader battle over how to wield power.
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