House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., expressed confidence she would be elected speaker of the House after Democrats won control of the chamber in the midterm elections on Tuesday.
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Philip Bennett repairs machines at Mid Continent Nail in Poplar Bluff, Mo. A self-proclaimed Democrat who voted for Donald Trump in 2016, Bennett's support for the president has waned since Trump instituted steel tariffs earlier this year.
Activists march to the offices of Sens. Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand in New York City in September 2017, just before the start of Senate hearings on stabilizing the Affordable Care Act.
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Ammar Campa-Najjar, who is running against Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter, speaks to reporters outside the San Diego Federal Courthouse during Hunter's arraignment hearing in August.
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Charnisha Thomas signs in during the Louisiana presidential primary in 2008. In a new poll released Monday, African-American voters say they wait in longer lines and travel farther to get to polling places than white voters.
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., campaigned for Democratic candidates across the country this summer, including challengers hoping to oust GOP candidates in her home state.
Despite improvements since Russia's attack on the 2016 presidential race, the U.S. elections infrastructure is vulnerable — and will remain so in November.
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