The California Democrat ensured she will have the votes to be the next speaker of the House, after securing the support of a small group of party holdouts.
The overhaul will ease the process of reporting harassment claims on Capitol Hill, which came under scrutiny when the #MeToo movement reached Congress more than a year ago.
“I am proud to shut down the government for border security, Chuck.”
“The House still retains the right to decide who is seated,” Nancy Pelosi warned Thursday.
“I’ve watched Stormy’s porn. It’s very good,” said legendary Washington Post writer Sally Quinn.
“Those articles were important at the time, but this is a new day, we’re in the majority,” said Washington Rep. Pramila Jayapal.
A final vote will take place on the House floor in January.
The Only Democrat Publicly Considering Challenging Nancy Pelosi Will Not Run For Speaker Of The House
The announcement also comes after news broke that Ohio Rep. Marcia Fudge wrote a 2015 letter in support of a former judge accused of domestic abuse, who is now reportedly a suspect in his wife's death.
Enough Democrats Say They Oppose Pelosi To Make Her Race Close, But It’s Not Clear If They Can Beat Her
Sixteen Democrats signed a letter saying they will oppose Pelosi for speaker, but one of them is currently losing his House race.
The committee investigated Meadows’s handling of sexual harassment allegations against his former chief of staff, Kenny West.
Rep. Ruben Kihuen Has Been Reprimanded By The House Ethics Committee After He Was Accused Of Sexual Harassment By Multiple Women
The committee decided not to take more serious disciplinary actions against Kihuen after a monthslong investigation. He is retiring at the end of the year.
McCarthy defeated Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan, a conservative, and will take over in January. He’ll be joined by Whip Steve Scalise and Liz Cheney, who will take over as conference chair.
“Certainly as a new member you’re thinking, ‘God, am I going to be out there by myself on this?’”
“She’s the default speaker.”
DelBene is the first Democrat to announce a bid to run House Democrats’ campaign arm for the next two years.
Ellison, the deputy chair of the Democratic National Committee, has consistently denied accusations made by his ex-girlfriend Karen Monahan.
Rep. Cheri Bustos, a moderate, is prepping to get things done in an increasingly likely reality: Democrats win the House, while Republicans hold onto the Senate.
“What we used to hear was, ‘Oh, that’s just Steve being Steve,’ like that weird uncle,” J.D. Scholten said this week. “You don’t hear that anymore. You hear enough’s enough.”
“You can’t not know about him. ... It’s harder for the rest of us to get that.”
Republicans Aren't Commenting On Their George Soros Attacks, After Soros Conspiracy Theories Played Into A Violent Week
“We cannot allow Soros, Steyer and Bloomberg to BUY this election,” the House majority leader said in a tweet this week that he later deleted.