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Democrats Are Making Campaign Finance And Voting Reforms A Top Priority

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 07: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) holds a news conference following the 2018 midterm elections at the Capitol Building on November 7, 2018 in Washington, DC. Republicans kept the... WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 07: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) holds a news conference following the 2018 midterm elections at the Capitol Building on November 7, 2018 in Washington, DC. Republicans kept the Senate majority but lost control of the House to the Democrats. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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January 3, 2019 11:42 am

Democrats assume control of the House today with an obvious, pressing priority: Ending the partial government shutdown that has closed nine government agencies and has some 800,000 federal employees either at home or working without pay. After that, however, Democrats plan to turn to House Resolution 1, a package of ethics and campaign finance reforms that good government types have long championed.

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