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Elise Viebeck is an enterprise and investigations reporter focused on national politics. She joined The Washington Post in 2015.
The White House economic adviser also denied that Trump was livid on learning that Meng Wanzhou was arrested in Canada on a U.S. extradition warrant.
Congress performs terribly on metrics related to staff diversity, workplace protections and employee pay and benefits.
George W. Bush mixed serious with humor and emotion in a eulogy for George H.W. Bush as foreign dignitaries, lawmakers, ex-presidents and President Trump gathered for his father’s state funeral.
Crowds at the Capitol honored a president who rarely inflamed passions but won wide respect.
The California congresswoman’s defeat in the vote for caucus chairman was a bitter outcome that left her arguing that sexism and ageism were at work.
What to expect as the House Democratic Caucus meets behind closed doors on Wednesday to choose their leadership team for the new Congress.
She still faces intraparty resistance, and she’ll need to win over about half of the 32 Democrats who opposed her before the Jan. 3 vote in the full House.
The California congresswoman appealed for unity at a closed-door session with about 60 new members. House Democrats meet Wednesday to nominate a candidate for speaker.
Their relative youth, energy and progressive bent raise the specter of future conflict as centrists and liberals fight for control of the party’s agenda over the next two years.
Acknowledging he is a “huge admirer of Nancy Pelosi's operational ability,” Rep. Jim Himes said Democrats will soon need leaders who can communicate effectively with younger voters.