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Former Sen. Pete Domenici, R-New Mexico, a senior fellow at the Bipartisan Policy Center Institution, is heading back to New Mexico to work as a senior adviser to the state land commissioner. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Former Sen. Domenici Going Home to New Mexico

Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., wrote a letter to President Barack Obama urging him to take action to peacefully resolve the escalating violence occurring between law makers and protestors over the Dakota Access Pipeline. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Udall, Heinrich Ask Obama to Intervene in Pipeline Protests

 Rep. Janice Hahn, D-California, led efforts to draft a policy awarding World War II merchant mariners a $25,000 payout. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

House Passes Measure to Award Merchant Marines Gold Medal

Jill Stein, center, former Green Party candidate for president, successfully petitioned and fundraised for a recount in Wisconsin, which will last 14 days. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Recount Begins in Wisconsin

An IRS provision requires that President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence have their taxes audited annually. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

IRS Will Audit Trump’s Taxes Annually During Presidency

Retiring Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Washington, shared advice on Tuesday for his successor, Rep.-elect Pramila Jayapal. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

McDermott on Price: ‘Can’t Give Fox Keys to the Hen House’

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory s trails in the latest vote count to Democratic challenger Roy Cooper, but Republicans want a recount of disputed results in Durham County. (Al Drago/CQ Roll Call file photo)

N.C. GOP Chief: One County Recount Could Decide Governor’s Race in ‘Next Few Days’

 Voters arrive to cast their ballots at Cheyenne High School in North Las Vegas on Election Day. President-elect Donald Trump has since said he would have won the popular vote if there had not been millions of people who voted illegally. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Watchdog Finds No Evidence of Voter Fraud

President-elect Donald Trump will try to replicate campaign rallies on a "Thank you tour" starting Thursday in Cincinnati. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Trump To Launch ‘Thank You Tour’

Connecticut Sens. Richard Blumenthal, right, and Christopher S. Murphy said they'll work to make sure President-elect Donald Trump’s infrastructure plans benefit the public rather than Wall Street. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Blumenthal, Murphy Wary of ‘Trojan Horse’ in Trump Infrastructure Plans

California Rep. Darrell Issa is returning for a ninth term in Congress. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

It’s Official: Darrell Issa Re-Elected in California

Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez of New Jersey maintains the support of Democratic leaders in the state as Washington looks ahead to the 2018 elections. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

New Jersey Democrats Aren’t Worried About Menendez in 2018

President-elect Donald Trump tweeted about the future of U.S.-Cuba relations on Monday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Trump Says He Wants Better Cuba Deal

Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont called on President-elect Donald Trump to support his new legislation to prevent companies from outsourcing jobs. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Sanders Says He’s Holding Trump to Anti-Outsourcing Pledge

National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre plans to utilize the new presidency to forward their agenda. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

NRA Has Big Plans for New Presidency

President Barack Obama, shown here campaigning with Hillary Clinton in North Carolina, said “we don’t operate on innuendo and we don’t operate on incomplete information and we don’t operate on leaks.” (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images file photo)

Millennials Ditching Party ID, Post-Election Analysis Shows

Defeated Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at the Children’s Defense Fund gala in Washington on Wednesday. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Clinton Urges Supporters to ‘Never, Ever Give Up’

Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., gives a nominating speech for Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Tuesday, July 26, 2016. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Emotional Lewis Accepts National Book Award

Antonio Sabato Jr. spoke at the 2016 Republican National Convention, and is now hoping to serve on the administration of President-elect Donald Trump. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images file photo)

Antonio Sabato Jr. Wants to be Trump Administration’s Fitness Czar

Republican Florida Gov. Rick Scott acknowledged running for the U.S. Senate for the state of Florida is an option in 2018, as term limits will restrict him from seeking re-election as governor. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Florida Gov. Scott Says Nelson Challenge ‘An Option’

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley urged her fellow Republican governors to act quickly and work hard to create change before the 2018 election cycle gets in full swing. (Al Drago/CQ Roll Call file photo)

GOP Governors: Get Going on Agenda Now

John Bolton is the former Ambassador to the United Nations and a major proponent of the war in Iraq. (Darren McCollester/Getty Images file photo)

Rand Paul on Bolton Appointment: ‘Heaven Forbid’

The election of Republican Donald Trump has spurred large increases in donations to the ACLU and other progressive groups. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Donations Rain on ACLU After Trump Win

Democratic Sen. Gary Peters of Michigan said he was unsurprised by Michigan's role in the presidential race and is ready to work on bi-partisan issues in Congress. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Peters Not Surprised Michigan Went Red

Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley said former Breitbart executive and newly appointed White House chief strategist Steve Bannon was responsible for “open and disgusting acts of hatred” across the country. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Democrats Condemn ‘White Nationalist’ Bannon’s Appointment

Protesters went online to donate to Planned Parenthood in the name of Vice President-elect Mike Pence, who has previously fought to cut federal funding to the nonprofit group. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Planned Parenthood Thanks Pence for Donations

John Kennedy, Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate from Louisiana, has the full support of the GOP behind him as he heads into a runoff election on Dec. 10 against Democratic challenger Foster Campbell.(Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Republicans Flood the Zone in Louisiana Senate Runoff

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plans to work closely with President-elect Donald Trump. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Canada Open to New Trade Negotiations

Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller was an enthusiastic Donald Trump supporter during the presidential campaign. (Sid Miller for Texas Facebook page)

Texas Official Who Called Clinton C-Word Considered for Trump Cabinet

Thousands of anti-Donald Trump protesters shut down 5th Avenue in front of Trump Tower in New York on Wednesday night. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Anti-Trump Protesters Take to the Streets Across the U.S.

Catherine Cortez Masto became the first Latina member of the Senate Tuesday. She is joined by two other women, Kamala Harris of California, and Tammy Duckworth of Illinois. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Bringing More Color and Less Testosterone to the Senate

A group of Black Lives Matter protesters marched in front of the White House late Tuesday night. (Photo by Christina Flom/CQ Roll Call)

Profanities, Weed and Millennials at the White House

Lou Correa is heading to Congress after winning election in California's 46th District. (Photo courtesy Correa's Facebook page)

Democrat Lou Correa Elected in California’s 46th District

Republican Sen. Patrick J. Toomey was re-elected in Pennsylvania. (Meredith Dake-O’Connor/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Republican Patrick Toomey Re-Elected in Pennsylvania Senate Race

Republican Rep. David Valadao was re-elected in California's 21st Congressional District.  (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Republican David Valadao Re-Elected in California’s 21st District

Republican Rep. Scott Garrett of New Jersey has lost re-election to Democratic challenger Josh Gottheimer. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Republican Scott Garrett Defeated in New Jersey’s 5th District

Republican Rep. David Young was re-elected to the House in Iowa’s 3rd District. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Republican David Young Re-Elected in Iowa’s 3rd District

California's Kamala Harris is heading for the Senate after her win in Tuesday's primary. (Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Variety file photo)

Democrat Kamala Harris Elected in California’s Open Senate Race

Republican Mike Gallagher was elected to Wisconsin's 8th District. (Thomas McKinless/CQ Roll Call)

New Member: Republican Mike Gallagher Elected in Wisconsin’s 8th District

Republican Scott Angelle is heading for a December runoff in Louisiana's 3rd District. (Courtesy Scott Angelle Facebook page)

Republicans Angelle, Higgins Set for Runoff in Louisiana’s 3rd District

Raja Krishnamoorthi, Democrat candidate for Illinois’ 8th Congressional district, is projected to win by the Associated Press. (JM Rieger/CQ Roll Call file photo)

New Member: Democrat Raja Krishnamoorthi Elected in Illinois’ 8th District

Republican Rep. Lee Zeldin was re-elected to the House in New York’s 1st Congressional District. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo

Republican Lee Zeldin Re-Elected in New York’s 1st District

Democrat Anthony Brown won the open seat election for Maryland's 4th Congressional District against Republican challenger George McDermott. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

New Member: Democrat Anthony Brown Elected in Maryland’s 4th District

Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo of Florida won re-election against Democratic former Rep. Joe Garcia. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Republican Carlos Curbelo Re-Elected in Florida’s 26th District

Republican Matt Gaetz is heading to Congress. (Courtesy Gaetz for Congress)

New Member: Republican Matt Gaetz Elected in Florida’s 1st District

(Photo courtesy Tom Garrett)

New Member: Republican Tom Garrett Elected in Virginia’s 5th District


Police Investigate Shooting Near California Polling Place

Republican Sen. Patrick J. Toomey of Pennsylvania got some flak from President Barack Obama after quoting him a new campaign ad. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Obama Calls Out Toomey for Using Him in Ad

Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, center, allegedly said that House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's refusal to "say yes" to an early endorsement of her presidential campaign felt like a "non-answer." (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) file photo)

WikiLeaks: Pelosi’s Non-Endorsement Irked Clinton

Attorney General Eric Holder, center, kisses former Attorney General Janet Reno after she was awarded the Justice Award by the American Judicature Society in 2009. (Alex Wong/Getty Images file photo)

Former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno Dies