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Harris may return to the Senate if Feinstein retires early

Vice President Kamala Harris is open to the idea of returning to the United States Senate to serve the remainder of Senator Dianne Feinstein‘s term, a White House staffer tells The Chronicle. Feinstein, now 89, is not in good health

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Tribes encourage Rep. Sharice Davids to run for Speaker of the House

Tribal governments, enterprises, and political operatives from indigenous communities across the United States and Canada are encouraging Sharice Davids, a Democrat representing Kansas’ third congressional district, to run for Speaker of the House of Representatives following Nancy Pelosi‘s planned retirement

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Hillary Clinton is planning to run for Speaker of the House

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is planning to run for Congress in New York’s 17th district, sources familiar with her thinking tell The Chronicle.  Longtime Westchester County Rep. Nita Lowey, currently the chairwoman of the House Appropriations Committee, is

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Black Caucus wants Maxine Waters to replace Nancy Pelosi as Speaker

Senior members of the Congressional Black Caucus have been privately cultivating support for Rep. Maxine Waters to assume the House Speakership when the next Congress is seated in January.  In the arrangement, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi would be asked