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Dem Rep Castro: ‘Possible’ House Votes to Impeach if Dems Win in 2018

On Friday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Hardball,” Representative Joaquin Castro (D-TX) said that it’s “possible” a majority of the House of Representatives will vote to impeach the president if the Democrats win the House in the 2018 elections. Anchor Chris Matthews asked,

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Pelosi on AHCA Fall: ‘Today Is a Great Day for Our Country’

Friday at a news conference with members of the House Democratic leadership, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) reacted to House Speaker Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) decision not to proceed with a vote on the American Health Care Act (AHCA). The

Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH), speaks to the media after the House Democratic leadership elections on Capitol Hill, November 30, 2016 in Washington, DC.

Dems Double Down: Tim Ryan Fails to Oust House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi

Tim Ryan says he’ll let others speculate why one-third of the caucus supports his challenge. Going into the next session of Congress, the Republicans hold 240 seats, the Democrats 194, with one seat to be decided in a run off. Of the 23 most contested seats in 2016, Republicans won 15.

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 28: on the fourth day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 28, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton received the number of votes needed to secure the party's nomination. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Philadelphia, including …

Pelosi Tells Dem Delegates: Hillary Clinton Secures Our Safety, Our Future, Our Democracy

The woman leading Democrats in the House of Representatives told delegates at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia Thursday that electing Hillary R. Clinton the first female president of the United States means achieving the dreams and hopes and aspirations of every woman, every daughter, every son, and every family, all across our land, for generations to come.

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House Democrats Condemn Easing Pesticide Regulations to Combat Zika

Liberal Democrats in the House rejected a bill that would end a redundant Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) permit requirement to spray federally approved pesticides into bodies of water to combat the mosquito that carries the Zika virus.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., center, with, from left, Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., Rep. Diana DeGette, D-Colo., Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman, D-N.J., Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., and Rep. Suzan DelBene, D-Wash., speaks to members of the media, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015, regarding the …

Planned Parenthood-Funded Democrats: House Fetal Tissue Panel Could Be ‘Complicit With Assaults and Murders,’ ‘Witch Hunt’

During a heated first public hearing of a special House panel probing the practice of fetal tissue donation, Democrats on the panel who have received contributions to their campaigns from Planned Parenthood condemned the undercover videos produced by Center for Medical Progress – which exposed Planned Parenthood’s apparent practice of selling the body parts of aborted babies to biotech companies – as “fraudulent” and “deceptively edited.”

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Pelosi Praises Sanders, Hopes Hillary Will Capture His Youth Vote

Nancy Pelosi came out of a House Democrats retreat on Friday heaping praise on 2016 Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. Another House Dem eluded to plans to use young Bernie supporters to boost Hillary’s numbers in the November general election.

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House Dems Call on Pope Francis To Promote Immigration Reform

House Democrats are appealing to Pope Francis to promote comprehensive immigration reform during his visit in the U.S., among other causes. In a series of short videos released Tuesday, Democrats urge the pontiff to advocate for their issues during his address to Congress. In each video a variety of different lawmakers speak directly into the camera and address their statements and desires to the Pope.

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Democrat Rep. Dan Lipinski Supports GOP Planned Parenthood Investigations

Democrat Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-IL) says he supports House Republicans in their planned investigations into Planned Parenthood following the release of an investigative video that reveals the abortion giant’s participation in the harvesting of aborted baby parts for sale to biomedical companies.

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44 Democrats Flip-Flop to Oppose Wall Street Deregulation Bill

On Wednesday, 44 House Democrats surprised Republicans by flipping their votes to upend a fast-track vote on a Wall Street deregulation bill that was similar to one those same Democrats voted for as recently as September.