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Pelosi keeps leadership post

Despite Calls For Change, Pelosi Keeps Her House Leadership Post

Pelosi, 76, a Californian who has been in Congress for 30 years and led the party in the House for 14 of them, defeated 43-year-old Tim Ryan, a seven-term representative from Ohio in a 134-63 vote.

November 30, 2016
Democrats may have trouble winning the Senate and House in future elections.

The Democrats’ Bad Map

Republican-led gerrymandering, which has put Democrats at a disadvantage in the House and in many state legislatures. But this overlooks an even bigger problem for their party. More than ever, Democrats are sorting themselves into geographic clusters where many of their votes have been rendered all but superfluous, especially in elections for the Senate and the House.

October 24, 2016

Senate OKs Budget, But GOP Rift Over Pentagon Emerges

The all-night session, dubbed “vote-a-rama,” always puts senators in a bind on a number of votes, and Thursday’s session was no different.

March 27, 2015
Internet, Online Sales Tax, House of Representative, Robert Goodlatte, Congress, Silicon Valley, Justice Kennedy, Technology, States Rights

Loading Time For Online Sales Tax Is Expiring

Would an online sales tax bill put small-business Internet retailers out of business?

March 19, 2015