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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.”

Amid showdown, US House to vote Tuesday on stopgap funding

Speaker Paul Ryan Opposes President Donald Trump on Proposed Tariffs

“We are extremely worried about the consequences of a trade war and are urging the WH to not advance with this plan,” Ryan said according to Politico’s Rachael Bade. “The new tax reform law has boosted the economy and we certainly don’t want to jeopardize those gains.”

Anthony Rendon (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

New California Speaker Could Be Sacramento Strongman

New term limit rules may give the new speaker of the California Assembly much more power, as Los Angeles Democrat Anthony Rendon could conceivably serve until 2024. Rendon, 48, told Bay Area public radio station KQED that his prospective longevity

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S.F. Chronicle Hails Nancy Pelosi’s Tyrannical Reign

On Oct. 16, Carolyn Lochhead, Washington correspondent for the San Francisco Chronicle, published an article entitled: “Nancy Pelosi’s leadership style helps her avoid crises like GOP’s.”

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Shock: Kevin McCarthy Quits Race for Speaker

Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) dropped out of the race for Speaker of the House suddenly on Thursday morning, telling Republican colleagues in a caucus meeting that he no longer felt he could lead.