Seven races that could determine control of the House

Seven races that could determine control of the House

This post was originally published on this siteDemocrats are riding high after a recent spate of special election wins and improving polling results, but the House majority remains firmly up for grabs in November. Republicans need to flip just five seats this year to recapture control of the lower chamber....

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House conservatives call for spending freeze until next Congress is sworn in

House conservatives call for spending freeze until next Congress is sworn in

This post was originally published on this siteThe conservative House Freedom Caucus wants Republican leaders in the House and Senate to try to delay passing a new budget until after the new year, when the GOP may have control of one or both chambers of Congress. The caucus urged House...

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Post Politics Now: House poised to send Inflation Reduction Act to Biden for his signature

Post Politics Now: House poised to send Inflation Reduction Act to Biden for his signature

This post was originally published on this siteThe House is taking up a sweeping Senate-passed package that aims to lower health-care costs, combat climate change, raise taxes on some large companies and reduce the deficit.

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Republicans hold Minnesota House seat as Finstad wins special election

Republicans hold Minnesota House seat as Finstad wins special election

This post was originally published on this siteRepublican Brad Finstad, a former state lawmaker, has won the special election for Minnesota’s 1st Congressional District, defeating Democrat Jeff Ettinger in a closely watched race.

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Georgia judge upholds decision to keep Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene on ballot

Georgia judge upholds decision to keep Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene on ballot

This post was originally published on this siteA Georgia judge on Monday upheld Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s eligibility to run for reelection, handing another defeat to the activist groups that have tried to use the US Constitution’s ban against insurrectionists holding office to disqualify GOP candidates.

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Post Politics Now: House poised to pass bill providing same-sex marriage protections

Post Politics Now: House poised to pass bill providing same-sex marriage protections

This post was originally published on this siteThe move is part of an ongoing effort to showcase the party’s commitment to other rights that could be at risk after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.

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House Republicans press TikTok on data sharing

House Republicans press TikTok on data sharing

This post was originally published on this siteTwo high ranking House Republicans are asking TikTok for more information about the access that China-based employees of its parent company ByteDance have to American data. “We write to request documents and information regarding recent reports that TikTok allows China-based employees of its...

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House to vote on bills to protect access to abortion after Roe v. Wade overturned

House to vote on bills to protect access to abortion after Roe v. Wade overturned

This post was originally published on this siteThe Democrat-led House of Representatives is expected to vote on Friday to pass a pair of bills aimed at protecting access to abortion at the federal level in the wake of the Supreme Court’s momentous decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.

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House Passes $840 Billion Military Policy Bill

House Passes $840 Billion Military Policy Bill

This post was originally published on this siteThe House moved to increase President Biden’s requested Pentagon budget by $37 billion, reflecting a growing bipartisan appetite in Congress to raise military spending.

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House is expected to send bipartisan gun safety package to Biden

House is expected to send bipartisan gun safety package to Biden

This post was originally published on this siteThe House is expected to pass a bipartisan bill on Friday to address gun violence that will amount to the first major federal gun safety legislation in decades.

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