Tag Archives: House

House Republican leaders support GOP nominee open to QAnon conspiracy theory

Gun rights activist Lauren Boebert upset five-term Rep. Scott Tipton in a battleground House seat in Colorado. PowerPost

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George Floyd’s brother testifies as House holds hearing on police violence

The Judiciary Committee hearing sets the stage for debate on a police reform bill. Among the GOP witnesses is Dan Bongino, a conservative radio host. PowerPost

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House poised to pass broad police reform legislation in wake of George Floyd’s killing

House Democrats hailed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act as a transformative measure, one day after a narrower GOP-led bill failed to advance in the Senate. PowerPost

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Pelosi orders removal of portraits of House speakers who served in the Confederacy

The move was announced a day ahead of Juneteenth, the commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States. PowerPost

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Lego pauses advertising for police and White House products ‘in response to events in the US’

In the aftermath of protests over the killing of George Floyd, LEGO paused advertising for products including police stations and the White House. Financial, Economic and Money News – USATODAY.com

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Ocasio-Cortez backs primary challenger of long-serving House Democratic committee chairman

The freshman lawmaker announced her support for middle-school principal Jamaal Bowman over Rep. Eliot Engel in a New York district adjacent to hers. PowerPost

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Rep. Steve King lost his House seat, but his hard-right views live on inside the GOP

The Iowa Republican’s decisive loss may say more about the bounds of political discourse than the popularity of strict restrictions on immigration and abortion among GOP voters. PowerPost

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Recruitment misses and money woes undermine GOP chances of reclaiming House

National political head winds are working against Republicans, who likely will have to wait at least two more years for their best shot to win the majority. PowerPost

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