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What constitutional powers do the Democrats get by winning the House

What constitutional powers do the Democrats get by winning the House


Nancy Pelosi celebrates the Democrats' winning a majority in the House, November 6, 2018. (Reuters / Jonathan Ernst)

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) speaks with reporters Nov. 7 at the Capitol. (J. Lawler Duggan/For The Washington Post)

Brendan Smialowski / Getty. Democrats recaptured control of the House ...

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How Democrats won the House

What constitutional powers do the Democrats get by winning the House? - National Constitution Center

Representative Jamie Raskin of Maryland, a Democrat on the House Judiciary CommitteeJ. Scott Applewhite / AP

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House Speaker Newt Gingrich of Ga., left, looks on as Senate Majority Leader

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The Democratic House is taking on ethics reform first. We need it. - The Washington Post

... House Democrats will focus on infrastructure and prescription drug costs, in an effort to test President Trump on bipartisan deals, if they gain control ...

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) speaks during a midterm election

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Democrat Sharice Davids gives her victory speech after winning Kansas's Third Congressional District race on November 6, 2018. John Sleezer/Kansas City ...

Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her top deputies have been billing the disapproval measure as a constitutional duty, and Democrats plan to hammer House Republicans ...

Democrat Lawmakers Hold Press Conference Calling On Trump Administration To End Assault On Health Care

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., accompanied by Rep. Elijah Cummings,

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In this this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Tom Perez, Chairman

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Likely next House speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) in the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. (Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock)

President Trump and Nancy Pelosi.

New York Rep. Jerry Nadler looks on as Attorney General William Barr fails to arrive

Donald Trump Pointing Tampa Rally

House Democrats set Tuesday vote on overturning Trump emergency declaration

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Attorney says turning over returns to Ways and Means chairman under longtime law 'would set a dangerous precedent'

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House Democrats push ahead with bid to terminate Trump's emergency declaration

Even if Democrats win, Trump has them beat on the courts. '

GOP made it easier to subpoena presidential administrations in 2015. Now Democrats have that power. – ThinkProgress

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California and Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), flanked by Representative Joaquin Castro (D-TX) (L) and House Democrats hold a news conference about their proposed ...

Democrats Quickly Confront the Limits of Their Power to Stop Trump

Article 1 of the U.S. Constitution lays out the powers granted to the legislative branch of

Trump faces backlash over border national emergency

The slew of demands from the House committees has infuriated President Trump, who has told aides that he does not want to cooperate with the inquiries.

Democrats have denounced the emergency declaration as a power grab by the president and a violation of the Constitution because it usurps the power of ...

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Democrats could hold AG Barr in contempt of Congress. What is that and can it actually be used?


Signing the Constitution of the United States, by Thomas Pritchard Rossiter, was painted in 1878. (Photo by MPI/Getty)

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Yukio Edano, leader of the Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan (CDP), places a flower next to the name of a candidate in the party assured of victory ...

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler is considering issuing a contempt citation against Barr if the Justice Department does not give his ...