Home » Posts tagged with » House of Representatives

OPINION: Dems Have Passed HR 1 — And It Could Make Life A Lot Harder For AOC

OPINION: Dems Have Passed HR 1 — And It Could Make Life A Lot Harder For AOC

Eric Wang | Institute for Free Speech   Democrats in the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1 on a party-line vote on Friday morning. Their signature legislation purports to “shine a light on dark money in politics” and to “enhance [the] enforcement mechanisms” of the Federal Election Commission (FEC). Ironically, campaign finance controversies surrounding Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, […]

House Overwhelmingly Approves Motion To Condemn Anti-Semitism Amid Omar Fallout

House Overwhelmingly Approves Motion To Condemn Anti-Semitism Amid Omar Fallout

By Mike Brest | Reporter . The House of Representatives passed a motion Wednesday afternoon condemning anti-Semitism, which was added to a bill ending U.S. military aid for Saudi Arabia’s ongoing war in Yemen. This vote comes only days after Democratic Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar faced accusations of anti-Semitism for saying the pro-Israel lobby buys support […]

Speaker Pelosi Invites Trump to Deliver State of the Union Address Next Tuesday

Speaker Pelosi Invites Trump to Deliver State of the Union Address Next Tuesday

Kerry Picket | Reporter . House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Monday formally invited President Trump to deliver the State of the Union address next Tuesday on February 5. In a letter to the President, Speaker Pelosi wrote: Dear Mr. President: When I wrote to you on January 23rd, I stated that we should work together to […]

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s First Act to Fight Republicans

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s First Act to Fight Republicans

Caitlin McFall | Contributor WATCH:    Nancy Pelosi’s New Rule Package has passed in the House with a 234-197 party-line vote, meaning the Democrats are changing the way the House functions on day one. But it did not receive unanimous support from House Democrats. Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ro Khanna and Tulsi Gabbard voted against the package, […]

In the House, Everything New is Old Again

In the House, Everything New is Old Again

  By Thomas L. Knapp In late November, Democratic members of the US House of Representatives met to begin choosing their leadership for the 116th Congress, which convenes on January 3. The party’s endorsed candidate — although not a shoo-in — for Speaker of the House is former House Speaker (until her party lost the […]

RESULTS | How Key Races Determined Control of Congress

RESULTS | How Key Races Determined Control of Congress

Saagar Enjeti | White House Correspondent Democrats regained a majority in the House of Representatives, while Republicans maintained control of the Senate. Republicans flipped Democratic Senate seats in North Dakota and Indiana, while Democrats flipped seats like Republican Barbara Comstock’s in Northern Virginia to take the House. President Donald Trump told voters that while he […]

Projected: Dems win House 221-196

Projected: Dems win House 221-196

Click below for electoral map and ABC article Republicans lose 27 House seats- could be more. Brownley at 59% in CD26 Ventura County. (Feinstein stays in Senate) https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/fullpage/midterm-election-map-2018-live-results-58723598   Get Citizensjournal.us Headlines free  SUBSCRIPTION. Keep us publishing – DONATE

Vegas Oddsmaker Predicts GOP Upset

Vegas Oddsmaker Predicts GOP Upset

. By Wayne Allyn Root This is my final column before the midterm election. So, this former Vegas oddsmaker turned national political commentator has a few predictions and common sense observations to make. Back in 2016 I predicted a Trump victory when no one else did. Every poll showed Trump would lose by a wide […]

House Republicans are Overhauling the Endangered Species Act

House Republicans are Overhauling the Endangered Species Act

Tim Pearce | Energy Reporter . The House Committee on Natural Resources advanced a slate of GOP-authored bills aimed at restructuring the Endangered Species Act (ESA) on Thursday. The committee also passed three Democrat-authored bills that continue the federal government’s use of the James J. Howard Marine Sciences Laboratory, set up a historical monument in […]

Ryan explains decision to dismiss House chaplain

Ryan explains decision to dismiss House chaplain

BY MELANIE ZANONA AND SCOTT WONG Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) told the House Republican Conference Friday morning that he fired Chaplain Patrick Conroy because members felt like their “pastoral needs” were not being met and not for a political reason, according to several Republicans inside the room.  Ryan told members his decision to ask Conroy to step aside had nothing to do […]

Page 1 of 41234