Democrats Face Left-Wing Backlash For Choosing Primary Winners Ahead Of Time

Politics | Peter Hasson
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks with reporters during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., April 26, 2018. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein | Progressives Revolt Over Tilted Primaries

‘The DCCC knows better than the voters’

Marc Short Optimistic On Immigration Deal, Says It's Unlikely This Week

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke

‘I think that we’re optimistic that we’ll get a deal’

Hoyer Expects Ethics Investigation Into Sexual Harassment Allegations Against Kihuen

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

‘We need to do this in a fair, but efficient fashion’

Top Congressional Lawmakers Survey Hurricane Damage

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke

‘This is not a partisan issue’

Top House Dem Says DACA Bill Should Be Passed In 2017

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) (2nd L) arrives for a news conference at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, October 23, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘We don’t think we ought to go into next year’

McCarthy, Ryan Meet With Top Dems To Talk DACA

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 08: U.S. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) (L) jokes with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy during a press conference following a meeting of the House Republican caucus March 8, 2017 in Washington, DC. Ryan answered questions on the newly released American Healthcare Act, the proposed Republican replacement for the Affordable Care Act. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

‘We have a responsibility in the House to solve this problem’

Democrats Refuse To Let Obamacare Die

Politics | Alexa Archambault
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, accompanied by Senator Martin Heinrich (D-NM) and Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), speaks with the media about the recently withdrawn healthcare bill on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., July 18, 2017. (Picture: REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein)

‘We are prepared to sit down and make it work’

House Republicans 'Actually Way Ahead Of Schedule' On Budget

Politics | Alexa Archambault
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks to the media on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., March 16, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

‘It’s as good as it’s going to get’

Ryan Says Procedural Issue Holding Up Russia Sanctions Bill, Wants It Passed Soon

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan smiles after the House of Representatives approved a bill on Thursday to repeal major parts of Obamacare and replace it with a Republican healthcare plan in Washington, U.S., May 4, 2017. (Photo: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)

‘We’ve never moved a bill on blue slip issues in a partisan way’

Hoyer: We're Whipping Votes Against Sanctuary City Legislation

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) (2nd L) arrives for a news conference at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, October 23, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘Most law enforcement is opposed to this bill’

After Meeting With Scalise, Democratic Leader Addresses Additional Security Funding

Politics | Alexa Archambault
U.S. Capitol Police keep watch on Capitol Hill following a shooting in nearby Alexandria, in Washington, U.S., June 14, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

‘People ought not to fear running for Congress’

Top Dem Thinks He Can Block GOP's Agenda With Risky Power Play

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) (2nd L) arrives for a news conference at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, October 23, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘I’m reluctant to advise my members to support that’

Cummings Responds To Emanuel: 'I Don't Have Time To Chill'

Politics | Kerry Picket
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 30: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) lead members of Congress in singing "This Land is Your Land" during a protest on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court January 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. Members of Congress joined refugees, immigrants and members of the Washington DC community in protesting the Trump administration's recent executive order banning immigration from seven predominantly Muslim countries. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

‘Life is too short’

McCarthy Blasts Dems For Holding Up Obamacare Repeal

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) arrives at the Republican candidate forum on Capitol Hill in Washington October 28, 2015. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

‘We all know it’s a failure’

GOP Defends President's Decision To Add Bannon To National Security Council

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
U.S. President Donald Trump (L), seated at his desk with National Security Advisor Michael Flynn (2nd R) and senior advisor Steve Bannon (R), speaks by phone with Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S. January 28, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘That strikes me as a lot better for a guy with that kind of influence’

Trump Hosts Congressional Leadership To Chat Policy Agenda

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
U.S. President Donald Trump plays host to a reception and meeting with U.S. congressional leaders including Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) (L) and House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) (2nd L) in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, U.S. January 23, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘We want government to get working’

Top Dems On Inauguration: Trump's Speech Was Concerning

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) (2nd L) arrives for a news conference at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, October 23, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘I think he missed a real opportunity’