Ed Perlmutter

House Republican Campaign Arm Expands List of Targeted Democrats

The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC), the campaign arm for House Republicans, announced an expansion to the list of Democrat House seats they hope to flip in the upcoming midterm elections, where the majority in the House of Representatives are on the line.

WINCHESTER, VA - OCTOBER 20: Democratic U.S. House candidate and Virginia State Sen. Jennifer Wexton (D-33rd District) pauses as she speaks to constituents during a "Meet and Greet" event at a private residence October 20, 2018 in Winchester, Virginia. Wexton is challenging incumbent Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA) for the House …

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.

Nancy Pelosi gavel (Susan Walsh / Associated Press)