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The Democrats Expected to Head 10 Powerful House Panels

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democratic takeover of the U.S. House of Representatives will likely put the leadership of many congressional committees into the hands of some of Republican President Donal... read more

Factbox: Democratic critics of Trump set to lead U.S. House committees

Here is a look at Democrats expected to head 10 powerful House panels. APPROPRIATIONS - Nita Lowey, 81, would be the first woman to lead Appropriations, which writes spending bills that fund the gover... read more

House Democrat to Probe Census Citizenship Question

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The lawmaker expected to head the powerful House ... Incoming Democratic committee chairs are expected to bombard the Trump administration with investigations, issuing subpoenas ... read more

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Powerful minority bloc ready to assert clout in Democratic-controlled House

James Clyburn, D-S.C. Lawmakers also said that diversity should extend to heads of key committees and appointments to select panels. About a half-dozen black House members have ... for an African-Amer... read more


Maxine Waters to take aim at Wells Fargo and Deutsche Bank as new head of House Financial Services Committee

Maxine Waters plans to zero in on two big banks — Wells Fargo & Co. and Deutsche Bank — when she becomes head of the powerful House Financial Services Committee. The Los Angeles congresswoman, now the ... read more

The Energy 202: Green protests at Pelosi's office signal rift over Democratic climate strategy

On Tuesday, about 200 young activists protested in the office of Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.). Their demand: That the expected ... 10-term Rep. Joseph Crowley in a Democratic primary. “Shou... read more

Democrats Just Won the House. Now They're Going to Drown Trump in Investigations.

“Republicans in the House have been acting as President Trump’s defense counsel,” said Rep. Elijah Cummings, who will likely head the powerful ... Democrats will take control of the House’s 21 committ... read more

Texas stands to lose clout in House if Democrats take over

(In Texas, 10 Republicans are in races rated as competitive, with two — U.S. Reps. Pete Sessions, R-Dallas, and John Culberson, R-Houston — in tossups. All 11 Democratic seats are expected to ... incl... read more

"This is the year of the woman": Record number of women elected to House on Tuesday

According to data compiled by The Associated Press, 237 women ran for the House as major-party candidates this year. That number is expected to grow ... in favor of their congressional Democratic cand... read more

Trade players to watch in Congress after Democrats retake House

Here is a look at key congressional trade players to watch: House Democratic ... is expected to become chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, one of the most powerful trade posts in Congress. ... read more

House win unleashes majority-size ambitions among younger Democrats

‘Know the power to win:’ Pelosi engineers a House Democratic ... panel that oversees health, trade and tax issues. The next speaker will be able to add about 10 new members to that committee. There wi... read more

Democrats capture several governors' mansions from Republicans

That panel ... House, made for a celebratory night nonetheless. The results stood, with exceptions in some red states and Florida, as a rebuke to Trump. Democrats also won the governor races in Republ... read more



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