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Pelosi

Democrat from California

Rep. Nancy Pelosi is the minority leader of the U.S. House. Formerly the speaker of the House from 2007-11, Pelosi has been the House Democratic leader since January of 2003.

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Trump rests national emergency declaration on border ‘invasion.’ Here are the facts

President Donald Trump declared a national emergency in order to move forward with his campaign promise of building a border wall with Mexico. Trump said he expected to be sued over his declaration, even though declarations are often signed.

National emergency declarations are signed relatively frequently by presidents, but Trump downplays the political implications of his move and the fact that many immigration experts and lawmakers question the existence of the crisis Trump says justifies his declaration.

House Democrats and HR 1: Voting rights expansion or federal power grab?

HR 1 has drawn strong reactions from those on opposite sides of battles over laws about voting rights

Fact-checking Trump, Pelosi and Schumer’s White House fight over the border wall, shutdown

President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer sparred before news cameras over the need and effectiveness of a southern border wall, at times fact-checking and speaking over one another.

Here’s a recap of what was said, fact-checked and with added context.

PolitiFact California’s Top 10 Most Popular Fact Checks of 2018

Claims on highly-charged topics from immigration to mass shootings to California’s stark divide between the rich and the poor all made PolitiFact California’s Top 10 most popular fact checks of 2018.

So the Democrats won the House. What legislation might follow?

The election’s over, with the Democrats winning the House and losing a few seats in the Senate. Now what?