The 2016 election season isn’t quite over yet. On Saturday, Louisiana will hold runoff elections for the U.S. House and Senate. The marquee matchup is the Senate runoff between Republican John Neely Kennedy, the state treasurer, and Democrat Foster Campbell, a member of the Louisiana Public Service Commission. It’s Kennedy’s third run for Senate, and […]
At some point it will occur to Paul Ryan that he may not want to reply to every tweet the President-elect of his own party sends, but there are Democrats in his chamber who are only too happy to do so. (Rep Jim McDermott is retiring in January, to be replaced by Pramila Jayapal.) JIM MCDERMOTT: read more
The White House on Tuesday voiced doubts about controversial California water legislation that has already caused an unusually public split between the state’s two Democratic senators. Meeting with reporters, White … Click to Contin...
On Tuesday, both NBC’s Today and CBS This Morning were eager to promote congressional Democrats attacking Donald Trump’s pick for Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Dr. Ben Carson, noting the liberal lawmakers “slamming his lack of experience.”
WASHINGTON ? A group of House Democrats on Tuesday gathered to discuss reforms to the way the country elects its president ? namely the Electoral College ? after Hillary Clinton lost the 2016 election to Donald Trump despite winning the popular vote by 2.7 million votes and counting. At a forum on Capitol Hill hosted by Rep. Show More Summary
President Obama could make a Senate report on the CIA’s post-9/11 use of torture partially public, a leading House Democrat says.
Ben Carson is Trump's pick to be Housing secretary Dec. 6, 2016, 9:35 a.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's transition and the outgoing Obama administration. Here's what's happening: Ben Carson, a former GOP primary rival who then supported Trump, is his choice for HUD Trump pokes...
Representative Marsha Blackburn, a Republican from Tennessee, chair of the House Panel on Planned Parenthood. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg The final Congressional report from the “Planned Parenthood” Panel’s Democrats unmasks the disheartening damage inflicted on vital research. This Panel was born of a deceptive accusation against Planned Parenthood. But it has cast [...]
Quote: The Democratic negotiating position on all issues put before them while they are in the House and Senate minority for at least the next two years should be very simple: You will give us Merrick Garland or you may go die in a fire. Show More Summary
On his way into a meeting with House Democrats on Tuesday, Biden said "I'm going to announce right now" in response to shouted questions about whether he should be taken seriously about running again. The vice president decided to not seek the White House in 2015 and instead backed this year's eventual Democratic presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s credibility has been “deeply damaged” by its conduct during the presidential election, according to Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the top Democrat on the House … Click to Continue »
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks to reporters following the House Democratic Caucus elections, Wednesday. (Susan Walsh / AP) Want a Democratic Party that will embrace progressivism to defend the vulnerable against a Trump...Show More Summary
After reading all of the post-presidential election excuses concerning the reasons for the failure of Hillary Clinton to win the White House, which virtually all seem to center on the failure of democrats to find solutions for the White...Show More Summary
The report reiterated many of the same allegations that Democrats have consistently lobbed at the U.S. House of Representatives panel and its chair, Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), over the past year. The post Congressional Democrats Excoriate GOP’s Anti-Choice ‘Witch Hunt’ in Final Report appeared first on Rewire.
Despite losing wildly in the 2016 election, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said this week she doesn’t “think people want a new direction” for the Democratic Party. We wonder how that will work out for them: WATCH: Pelosi Says Democrats Don't Want to Change Course
Democrats are not doing anything to adjust to the changed political landscape, as evidenced by their retention of Nancy Pelosi as House minority leader, and it seems that elite news media are also sticking to the same playbook. TheyShow More Summary
While House Democrats appear to be tripling down on their failing battle plan, led by a tired septuagenarian leadership team, Senate Democrats...
Today's Water Cooler: EU data regulations, Democrat bargaining, post-truth, Times cashes in, GDP, rail, housing, gold, the 420, tardigrades
WASHINGTON ? A Democratic congressman is calling on Ben Carson to withdraw from nomination as secretary of housing and urban development because of Carson’s utter lack of qualifications for the job. “Remember the famous commercial where...Show More Summary
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says Ben Carson had no credentials for the job The post Donald Trump picks former rival Ben Carson as housing secretary appeared first on Macleans.ca.