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Top House Dems Raise Prospect of Impeachment, Jail for Trump

WASHINGTON — Top House Democrats have raised the prospect of impeachment or the real possibility of prison time for President Donald Trump if it's proved that he directed illegal hush money payments to women, adding to the legal pressure on the president over ...
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Bakersfield’s McCarthy Picked as House GOP Leader

WASHINGTON — Republican Kevin McCarthy easily won an internal party election Wednesday to take over the shrunken House GOP caucus, a familiar role for the underestimated scrapper whose top priority will be to p...
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Record 42 Latinos to Serve in Congress; 1 Race Undecided

WASHINGTON — More Latinos will serve in Congress next year than ever before — at least 42, with one House race to be decided. Thirty-three of 44 Latino Democratic candidates and seven of 15 Latino Republican candidates won their races. With Latinos reach...
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Opinion: The Wave That Wasn’t

Call it the Oprah Election: You get a win! And you get a win! And you … Democrats win control of the House, along with all the chairmanships — and subpoena power — that come with it. Opinion Mi...

Dems Seize House Control, But GOP Retains Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats seized the House majority from President Donald Trump's Republican Party on Tuesday in a suburban revolt that threatened what's left of the president's governing agenda. But the GOP gained ground in the Senate and preserved key gove...

Pelosi Says Tomorrow ‘A New Day in America’

Nancy Pelosi is telling Democratic lawmakers and supporters that elections are about the future and "thank you all for making the future better for all of America's children." Pelosi spoke as Democrats close...

Out of Many, Several Firsts Elected Across Country

WASHINGTON — The House is getting its first two Muslim women and Massachusetts is getting its first black congresswoman while Arizona and Tennessee stand to elect their first woman senators in Tuesday's midterm elections. The high-profile midterm cycle that...