Freshmen House Dems Cut Different Paths Across Capitol Hill

The Democrats’ two paths within a 12-hour stretch this week demonstrated the dramatic differences emerging among members of the historic freshman class of House Democrats that — together — helped flip the House from Republican control in November’s elections. The celebrity-studded group includes a record number of women, a new crop of veterans and diversity never before seen in Congress.

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Trump Says Shutdown Could Go on ‘Months or Even Years’

A Friday meeting between congressional leaders and President Donald Trump produced no resolution to the ongoing partial government shutdown, as Trump said he would be willing to keep the government closed for “months or even years” until he gets the funding he has demanded for a border wall.

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Expect ‘Compromise’ On Wall Funding, New California Rep Says

A newly elected Democratic congresswoman from Southern California said Friday her party may concede to President Donald Trump’s $5 billion demand for border wall funding to end the ongoing government shutdown – even as a new poll shows most Americans don’t want the wall to be built.

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Pelosi’s Triumph: a Reminder Why She’s Set to Be Speaker

It has been quite a week for Nancy Pelosi.
The televised meeting with President Donald Trump. The deal with restless Democrats to secure their votes to become House speaker. The fashion statement of her burnt-orange winter coat, swooshing out the doors of the White House, going viral in social media memes.

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