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Democrat Jennifer Wexton, flanked by her mother, Paula Tosini, and husband, Andrew, delivers her victory speech Tuesday night after defeating GOP Rep. Barbara Comstock in Virginia’s 10th District. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

In Suburban Strongholds, Blue Wave a Republican Wipeout

Voters arrive at the Old Stone School polling location as a light rain falls in Hillsboro, Va., on Election Day. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Three States Pass Sweeping Voting Rights Expansions

Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, faces retirement after a sex scandal. His career in Washington had already reached its peak. (CQ Roll Call)

How Joe Barton Struck Out

Rep. Ted Poe, a retiring Texas Republican, used to be a criminal court judge. His career in Congress shows it. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Ted Poe’s Final Courtroom Drama

Montana Rep. Greg Gianforte posted a public apology to a reporter and pledged to donate $50,000 to the Committee to Protect Journalists after he admitted to body-slamming him the night before a 2017 House special election. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

6 Times Things Got Physical on the Campaign Trail

Rep. Grace Meng, D-N.Y., announced Wednesday that she’s interested in lowering the voting age to 16. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Rep. Meng: Amend Constitution to Lower Voting Age to 16

President Donald Trump’s public embrace of the Space Force has driven a deep partisan divide on the effort, a new poll found. (Sarah Silbiger/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Space Force: Trump Drives New Partisan Split Over Old Issue

Sen. Doug Jones, D-Ala., has faced heckling for his stance on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Democrat Doug Jones Faces Flak for Kavanaugh Stance

President Donald Trump on Tuesday launched another round of derisive comments against former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman. (Al Drago/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Democrats Disgusted, Enraged by Trump’s Omarosa Comments

Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison vacated his 5th District seat to run for state attorney general. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Abuse Allegations Loom Over Minnesota Race to Replace Ellison

Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., easily won the Democratic primary for Minnesota attorney general Tuesday. He has been accused of abusing a former girlfriend. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Minnesota 5th District Candidates Sidestep Ellison Allegations

President Donald Trump’s foreign trips received tepid support from Americans in a new poll. (Sarah Silbiger/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Trump’s Foreign Trips Get Low Marks New Poll Shows

President Donald Trump walks from the West Wing to Marine One on his way to Joint Base Andrews Friday, July 20, 2018. (Sarah Silbiger/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Why West Hollywood Hates Trump’s Walk of Fame Star

Rick Gates, former business associate of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, leaves the E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Courthouse after a court hearing on the conditions of his release on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

3 Takeaways From Day 5 of the Manafort Trial

Ivanka Trump has made rare public breaks with the president over contentious issues, but largely kept her disagreements private. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Ivanka Trump Rarely Breaks With Father in Public, Here’s Where She Does

Latino voters’ anger at Trump administration policies could be an opening for Democrats in 2018 a new report finds. (Sarah Silbiger/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Latino Voters Angry at Trump But Not Mobilized, Democratic Report Finds

Twenty-five percent of Americans believe President Donald Trump’s walk-back of his statements on Russian interference, according to a new poll. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Few Believe Trump’s Walk-Back on Russian Interference, New Poll Finds

Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer greets guests as he signs a copy of his new book “The Briefing: Politics, The Press, and The President,” at a launch party at Pearl Street Warehouse in Washington on Tuesday. (Al Drago/Getty Images)

Spicer Basks in Friendlier Spotlight at Book Signing

Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, said his own party is partly to blame for the failed immigration compromise. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Retiring Republican Partly Blames GOP Hardliners for Immigration Failure

EMILY's List, a Democratic-aligned group that backs pro-abortion female candidates, is celebrating a strong showing in state legislatures this election cycle.

EMILY’s List Celebrates Surge in Women Candidates for State Offices

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., and Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., chided the Biden administration for their use of pandemic dollars to encourage COVID-19 vaccination.

Lawmakers Across the Aisle Fight Canadian Newsprint Tariffs

Reps. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., left, and Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, are asking the Department of Justice to investigate Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Meadows, Jordan Ask DOJ to Investigate Rosenstein

Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Russian Spy Indictment an Aftershock to Trump’s Helsinki Statements

A crowd of Hill staffers and interns stand outside of Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s office due to a rumor of a visit by pop music star Taylor Swift on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Taylor Swift Rumor Grips Hill, Congressional Offices Shake It Off

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is delaying federal grants for increased scrutiny of the department’s financial assistance programs. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Senate Democrats: Interior Department Is Snubbing Us on Grant Delay Questions

Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., introduced a bill last week to ban partisan gerrymandering on a federal level. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Bennet Fields Supreme Court Gerrymandering Punt

Rep. Jodey Arrington, R-Texas, introduced a bill last month to reform the federal government’s Transition Assistance Program for returning veterans entering the workforce. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Congressmen Aim to Boost Veterans Transitioning to Civilian Workforce

Democrats Harley Rouda, right, and Hans Keirstead participate in the DEMOC PAC’s candidate forum in Irvine, California last month. Rouda edged out Keirstead to face GOP Rep. Dana Rohrabacher in November. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Rouda to Face Rohrabacher After Keirstead Concedes

Democrats in New York’s 25th District will pick their nominee Tuesday to succeed the late Rep. Louise M. Slaughter, center. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Louise Slaughter’s Legacy Looms Large in New York Primary

Rep. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., leads in the GOP primary race for Sen. Jeff Flake’s senate seat. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Poll: McSally Leads by Double Digits in Arizona Senate Primary

The Bad News Babes and female lawmakers shake hands after the Congressional Women’s Softball Game at the Watkins Recreation Center on Wednesday. The Bad News Babes won 5-0. (Sarah Silbiger/CQ Roll Call)

Press Team Makes It a Three-Peat at Congressional Softball Game

Rep. Susan Brooks, R-Ind. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Lawmakers Must Now File Financial Disclosures for Cryptocurrencies

Former Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y., compared the conditions for migrant children separated from their parents on the border to child day care. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Grimm Compares Migrant Children’s Conditions to ‘Day Care’ Dropoff

The race to challenge Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., is coming down to the wire as final votes are counted from the June 5 primary. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Harley Rouda Takes Slim Lead in Race to Challenge Rohrabacher

Activists protest against the policy of separating migrant children from their families on Monday in Los Angeles. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Here Are the Republicans Opposing Migrant Family Separation

Central American asylum seekers wait as U.S. Border Patrol agents take groups of them into custody on June 12, 2018 near McAllen, Texas. (John Moore/Getty Images)

Democrats Blast Nielsen’s Family Separation ‘Lie’ as Outrage Intensifies

Rep. Paul Gosar is fighting a lawsuit from constituents he once blocked on Facebook. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Cal file photol)

Judge Asked to Toss Lawsuit Challenging Gosar’s Facebook Blocks

The House Ethics Committee has taken up a case against Rep. Rod Blum, R-Iowa, that was referred by the independent Office of Congressional Ethics. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Iowa Rep. Blum Spends Big on Taxpayer-Funded Mass Mailings

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., left, will be back on the field for this year's Congressional Baseball Game. But will President Donald Trump be in attendance? (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Is Trump Coming to the Congressional Baseball Game?

Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, received Twitter threats from a man in her home state. The man was convicted and sentenced to six years in federal prison Wednesday.(File Photo: Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Iowa Man Sentenced to 6 Years for Tweeting Threats Against Ernst

Rep. Scott Taylor, R-Va., has been challenged to a wrestling match by a prospective independent candidate vying for his seat. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Independent Candidate Challenges Taylor to Wrestling Match

Kid Rock attends the Kentucky Derby last month in Louisville, Kentucky. (Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images file photo)

Kid Rock Campaigns for Michigan Republican Senate Candidate

Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani will campaign for Republican Rep. Dan Donovan of New York in his primary against Michael Grimm, who held the seat before his tax evasion conviction. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Giuliani to Campaign for Donovan in Heated GOP Primary

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., hold a press conference in the Senate Radio and TV Gallery to discuss bipartisan action they are taking to put marijuana legislation into the hands of state lawmakers on Thursday. (Sarah Silbiger/CQ Roll Call)

Warren, Gardner Unveil Marijuana Bill Easing Federal Enforcement

Senate Homeland Security Chairman Ron Johnson says he hopes to attach a drone bill to this year’s NDAA. (Sarah Silbiger/CQ Roll Call)

Lawmakers Pushing Drone Legislation Hear Threat Warnings

Protesters carry a coffin to the East Front of the Capitol as environmental activist groups joined forces Monday with the Poor People’’s Campaign to demand the right to health care and a healthy environment. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Dozens Arrested as Poor People’s Campaign Rallies at Capitol