Elissa Slotkin became an integral part in the Democratic takeover of the House on Nov. 6 by winning her seat in the Michigan 8th — a district that went for Trump in 2016. In a new interview with Roll Call, Slotkin discusses her history as a former CIA analyst working for both Democrats and Republicans, and her philosophy of reaching across the aisle to benefit her constituents and the country as a whole.
Nancy Pelosi hopes to regain her role as speaker when the 116th Congress commences in January, yet her path to the top House job — which is third in line of succession to the presidency — will be met with some opposition. Many of the new members joining the Democratic majority have indicated they could be looking for a new leader.
Many of us set aside a small chunk of our day to vote, yet none of that would be possible without the host of volunteers who set aside their entire days to facilitate the process. Watch Election Day unfold behind the scenes with the volunteers at Lake Braddock Secondary’s precincts 118 and 125, in Burke, Virginia (Fairfax County).
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