Truth-challenged Rep. George Santos has been assigned to two House committees – the House Small Business Committee and the Science, Space, and Technology Committee. Continue reading “Santos Assigned To Small Business & Space/Tech Committees”
With no rules package in place during last week’s ongoing votes for Speaker of the House, C-SPAN House access was expanded to include much more House floor activity. I’m personally in favor of allowing that to continue. Continue reading “Expanded C-SPAN House Access Should Continue”
Well, this must be humiliating for Kevin McCarthy, the Republican leader in the House who assumed he would easily become the new Speaker of the House thanks to the (slim) Republican majority.
On the first round of voting, 19 Republicans voted against McCarthy when he could only afford to lose 4 votes. Continue reading “Kevin McCarthy Loses Twice On Vote For Speaker Of The House”
The House approved the $1.7 trillion government funding package that will provide increases to national security and domestic spending, plus billions of dollars to aid Ukraine. Continue reading “House Approves $1.7 Trillion Spending Bill Averting Shutdown”
Democrat Adam Frisch conceded the race for Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District today to Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.), saying that a mandated recount was unlikely to change the outcome of the election.
The latest vote totals show Boebert leading Frisch by just 0.16 percentage points, or 551 votes. Continue reading “Adam Frisch Concedes Colorado House Race To Boebert”
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced today she will not seek re-election as the House Democratic caucus’s top leader.
Pelosi was first became leader of the House Democratic caucus in 2003. After Democrats gained a majority in the House following the 2006 midterm elections, Pelosi was elected Speaker of the House, making her the first woman ever to hold that office. Continue reading “Pelosi Will Step Down As House Dem Leader After 2 Decades”
Some news items you might have missed:
• Cat fight: Candace Cameron Bure (formerly of Full House fame) said she only wants to make Christmas movies that “keep traditional marriage at the core” — and Jojo Siwa was having none of that! Continue reading “JoJo Siwa Rips Candace Cameron Bure + More News”
It’s pretty safe to say last night was NOT what most folks expected the 2022 Midterm elections to look like. Continue reading “2022 Midterm Elections: No ‘Red Wave’ But Some LGBTQ History Made”
The poll and data crunchers at FiveThirtyEight most recent predictions for the November elections show a bit of
good better news for Democrats in one chamber of Congress. Continue reading “FiveThirtyEight: Democrats Slightly Favored To Win Senate”
The House of Representatives has passed the Respect for Marriage Act, which would codify same sex marriage into law, by a bipartisan vote of 267-157. Continue reading “House Votes To Protect Same-Sex Marriage In Bipartisan Vote”