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November 30, 2018—House Democrats Nov. 28 held leadership elections for the next Congress. Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Ca.) won her party’s nomination to be Speaker of the House, and the full House will vote on her nomination in January. Additional Democratic leadership for the 116th Congress is:

  • Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.)

  • Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-S.C.)

  • Assistant Majority Leader Ben Ray Lujan (D-N.M.)

House Republicans Nov. 29 also voted on the next Ranking Member for the House Appropriations Committee, selecting Rep. Kay Granger (R-Texas) to replace retiring Committee Chair Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-N.J.).


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