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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announces she will seek re-election in 2022

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., announced Tuesday that she will run for re-election in Congress.

Arizona Democrats censure Kyrsten Sinema over voting rights legislation

Leaders in the Arizona Democratic Party decided Saturday to censure U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema after she sided with Republicans this week in voting against a change in Senate filibuster rules to pass voting rights legislation.

Voting rights bill, filibuster change fail in Senate votes

 Efforts to pass voting rights legislation and a subsequent "nuclear option" to alter the filibuster failed in the Senate on Wednesday.

California Gov. Gavin Newsom projected to defeat recall vote

California Gov. Gavin Newsom was projected to defeat a vote to recall him from office as votes rolled in Tuesday night.

Texas Legislature advances voting rights bill after overnight hearing

The Texas State Legislature advanced a second effort to pass a Republican-led bill to introduce new voting restrictions after hearings that stretched overnight.

Arizona orders Republican Party to pay $18K for failed election suit

An Arizona judge has ordered the state's Republican Party to pay $18,000 in legal fees to the secretary of state over its "groundless" lawsuit challenging the results of the 2020 election.

Trump’s lawyers ask GOP groups to stop using his name to raise money

Attorneys for former President Donald Trump have sent cease-and-desist letters asking that three Republican organizations stop using his name in fundraising materials.

Trump declares political journey is ‘far from over’ to close CPAC 2021

Former President Donald Trump hinted at another run for president in 2024 in his first speech since leaving office to close out the Conservative Political Action Conference on Sunday from Orlando, Fla.

13 House Republicans who skipped COVID-19 bill vote slated for CPAC

Thirteen House Republicans skipped the House vote on a COVID-19 relief bill and instead attended the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando, Fla.

Pelosi announces plans for commission investigating Capitol riot

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday announced plans to launch an independent commission to investigate the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol.