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US Vice President Mike Pence delivered one of the most hawkish speeches by a senior US official since the two countries restored relations four decades ago

Pence: ‘We Didn’t Really See That Blue Wave in the House’

While speaking to NBC on Thursday, Vice President Mike Pence stated that Republicans had good results in the 2018 elections in races for the Senate and governorships, and “we didn’t really see that blue wave in the House of Representatives

Rep. Juan Vargas (D-CA) and Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) flash thumbs up as they arrive for a Democratic caucus meeting in the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center November 14, 2018 in Washington, DC. Democrats gained 33 seats in the House of Representatives in the midterm elections so far and appear on …

Democrats Boast Net Gain of at Least 35 House Seats

Democrats have emerged with a net gain of at least 35 seats with all but six of the 435 House of Representatives races called. This is a dozen more than they needed to take back the majority.

Duncan Hunter (Win McNamee / Getty)

Duncan Hunter Indictment Bumps Midterm Map: 63 Must-Win Seats for GOP

The indictment of Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA-50) by the Department of Justice on charges of campaign finance law violations last week has increased the number of GOP-held seats Republicans must win to maintain their majority in the House of Representatives by one.

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62 Must-Win GOP-Held Seats After Indictment of Chris Collins

The indictment of Rep. Chris Collins (R-NY-22) on insider trading charges by the Department of Justice on Wednesday put a “Safe Republican” seat into play and increased the number of GOP-held seats Republicans must win in November to maintain a majority in the House of Representatives to 62.

Nancy Pelosi

Donald Trump Begs Democrats to Embrace Nancy Pelosi

“Democrats, please do not distance yourselves from Nancy Pelosi,” he wrote on Twitter. “She is a wonderful person whose ideas & policies may be bad, but who should definitely be given a 4th chance.”

<> on October 19, 2016 in Washington, DC.

Pennsylvania Redistricting May Flip 3 House Seats to Democrats

Democrats are currently favored in three seats held by Pennsylvania Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives, thanks in large part to a controversial and unprecedented decision by the Democrat-dominated Pennsylvania State Supreme Court earlier this year.

Arab diplomats have condemned Lebanese Shiite movement Hezbollah, whose members are seen here in October 2016 during Ashura commemorations in southern Beirut

Experts: Iran, Hezbollah Have ‘Radicalized Thousands of Latin Americans’

WASHINGTON, DC — Iran has “converted and radicalized thousands of Latin Americans” throughout the years by dispatching imams to the region and establishing mosques and “cultural centers” that Hezbollah used as recruiting tools, an expert on the Islamic Republic indicated while testifying before a House panel.

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., takes questions from reporters about the massive government spending bill moving through Congress, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 22, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Speaker Paul Ryan Will Not Run for Re-Election

“This morning Speaker Ryan shared with his colleagues that this will be his last year as a member of the House,” Buck said in a statement to reporters. He confirmed that Ryan would serve out his full term and retire in January.