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Matthew Boyle

Nancy Pelosi gavel (Susan Walsh / Associated Press)

Nancy Pelosi’s Mathematics Problem: Once and Potentially Future Speaker Struggles to Reach 218 Votes

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, the top House Democrat and the only declared Democrat candidate for speaker, is reportedly having issues securing a majority of 218 votes in the new Congress that will be seated next year. That is the requisite number of members she needs to publicly cast votes for her on the Floor if she wants to regain the speaker’s gavel in the next Congress now that Democrats have retaken the House majority.

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Obamacare Corruption Poisons Democrat Healthcare Message

Democrats would have Americans believe Republicans want to rip their healthcare plans to shreds–throwing pre-existing condition coverage out the window. As the New York Post details, Trump is actually helping people with pre-existing conditions get access to coverage.

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Republicans Confidently Move Closer to Improving Senate Majority

A fresh set of polls out this week and last have Republicans more confident than ever that, while questions over which party will control the House majority after the midterms still loom, they will likely lock up not just control of the Senate majority but a strengthened majority to boot.

A bill passed in the US House of Representatives seeks to reconcile separate legislative efforts in the House and Senate that aim to make it easier to bring to criminal charges against websites that knowingly facilitate or promote sex trafficking

Knife’s Edge: House Majority Hangs in Balance One Week Before Midterm Elections

With a week to go until the all-important first midterm elections in President Donald J. Trump’s presidency, the question of which party will control the majority in the U.S. House of Representatives at the beginning of 2019 heading into Trump’s re-election bid in 2020 is as unclear as ever.

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Exclusive — House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy: ‘No Longer Just Republicans Versus Democrats; It’s America Versus Socialism’

As the Democrats drift further and further leftward into openly embracing socialism, House Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) says the political battle that lay ahead in the Nov. 6 midterm elections just two weeks from now is no longer a traditional partisan battle but one where the country must reject extreme ideas from the left.

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Exclusive–Indiana GOP Hits Donnelly with Ethics Complaint Over ‘Illegal’ Use of Official Gorsuch Photo in Campaign Ad

The Indiana Republican Party will, on Thursday, slam Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-IN), a vulnerable Democrat up for re-election, for what it says–and Donnelly’s own campaign spokesman admitted–is an illegal use in a campaign ad of an official U.S. Senate photograph of Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch and Donnelly standing together before Gorsuch’s confirmation.

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Mitch McConnell: ‘We Are Committed to Helping the President Get Wall Funding’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday promised the American people that Republicans will deliver full funding for President Donald Trump’s planned border wall, a move that comes just a day after House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy in a Breitbart News exclusive announced the rollout of a new bill to do just that.

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Polls: GOP Sees Boost in Key Senate Races Amid Democrats’ Kavanaugh Smear Campaign

A new series of polls released by Fox News on Wednesday evening has Republicans–who were scrambling heading into October– jumping for joy as the final month of campaigning kicks off, with GOP candidates in battleground U.S. Senate races across the country rising into strong positions with a month to go before the all-important midterm election.

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., center, accompanied by Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., at left, speaks on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Chuck Schumer, Democrats Fail in Latest Charade to Derail Kavanaugh Confirmation, Forcing Entire Senate to Adjourn for Hearings to Continue

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and his Democrats have failed in yet another scheme to derail the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh as the next associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court after they attempted to use arcane Senate rules to force the Senate Judiciary Committee to adjourn at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday just a few hours into the first day of committee senators’ questioning President Donald Trump’s second Supreme Court pick.