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Pelosi Nominated by Dems for Speaker, But There Are Dissenters

WASHINGTON — Nancy Pelosi was nominated by fellow House Democrats to be speaker on Wednesday, but she still faces a showdown vote when the full House convenes in January. "Are there dissenters? Yes. But I expect to have a powerful vote going forward." — Nan...
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Enthusiasm Bump Not Reflected in Early California Voting

SACRAMENTO — The enthusiasm both parties say exists in the electorate hasn't yet translated into early voting in California, where the percentage of people who have voted so far is similar to this time four years ago. Voters who are Republican, white and ol...
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Trump Stands by Warning of ‘Violence’ if Dems Win Midterms

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump urged evangelical leaders this week to get out the vote ahead of the upcoming midterm elections and warned of "violence" by opponents if they fail. Trump made the dire warning at a White House dinner Monday evening attend...
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GOP Leaders Postpone ‘Compromise’ Immigration Vote

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the immigration controversy (all times EDT): 2:15 p.m. — Battle Between Conservatives and Moderate Republicans House Republican leaders abruptly postponed voting on a compromise immigration measure amid ongoing infighti...