Democrats and Republicans prepare to pick their power brokers in the House and Senate

Kimberly Adams Nov 8, 2018
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi holds a news conference following the 2018 midterm elections at the Capitol Building on Nov. 7, 2018 in Washington, DC. Zach Gibson/Getty Images

Democrats and Republicans prepare to pick their power brokers in the House and Senate

Kimberly Adams Nov 8, 2018
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi holds a news conference following the 2018 midterm elections at the Capitol Building on Nov. 7, 2018 in Washington, DC. Zach Gibson/Getty Images
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Now that the midterm elections are over, a new campaign is underway for leadership roles and committee assignments in the House and Senate. Party leaders are likely to be the usual suspects: Mitch McConnell in the Senate; Nancy Pelosi in the House. But committees assignments are not nailed down. They’re also not as powerful as they used to be

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