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McCarthy: Congressional Proxy Voting 'Endangering the Constitution to Ensure Pelosi Has More Power

McCarthy: Congressional Proxy Voting 'Endangering the Constitution to Ensure Pelosi Has More Power

As the country grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has proceeded with a change to House rules that will allow for so-call [...] Read full article: McCarthy: Congressional Proxy Voting 'En...→

McCarthy: Congressional Proxy Voting 'Endangering the Constitution to Ensure Pelosi Has More Power

McCarthy: Congressional Proxy Voting 'Endangering the Constitution to Ensure Pelosi Has More Power

As the country grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has proceeded with a change to House rules that will allow for so-call [...] Read full article: McCarthy: Congressional Proxy Voting 'En...→

Judge delays ruling on Pelosi’s proxy-voting rules

Judge delays ruling on Pelosi’s proxy-voting rules

A federal judge signaled Monday he’s in no hurry to rule on whether the House’s new rules allowing lawmakers to skip votes but pick a designated voter to speak [...] Read full article: Judge delays ruling on Pelosi’s proxy-vo...→

McCarthy on 'Proxy Voting': Pelosi 'Taking a Crisis as an Opportunity to Secure More Power for Herself'

McCarthy on 'Proxy Voting': Pelosi 'Taking a Crisis as an Opportunity to Secure More Power for Herself'

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) sounded off on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and congressional Democrats for utilizing "proxy voting" amid the [...] Read full article: McCarthy on 'Proxy Voting': Pelosi 'Taki...→

McCarthy: Pelosi, Dems 'Endangering the Constitution' With Proxy Votes

McCarthy: Pelosi, Dems 'Endangering the Constitution' With Proxy Votes

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats are "endangering the Constitution" to ensure that she has more power through a new proxy voting system, House Mi [...] Read full article: McCarthy: Pelosi, Dems 'Endangering the ...→

Nancy Pelosi defends proxy voting rule change: ‘We want their voices to be heard’

Nancy Pelosi defends proxy voting rule change: ‘We want their voices to be heard’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday defended the Democrats’ historic proxy voting resolution as the chamber is set to put the new rules to the test next wee [...] Read full article: Nancy Pelosi defends proxy voting rule c...→

McCarthy on Dems 'Proxy Voting': That's How You Get More 'Cash for Cannabis' Than Coronavirus

McCarthy on Dems 'Proxy Voting': That's How You Get More 'Cash for Cannabis' Than Coronavirus

Tuesday on CNBC's "Squawk Box," House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) slammed the congressional Democrats for utilizing "proxy voting" amid the ongoing c [...] Read full article: McCarthy on Dems 'Proxy Voting': That's ...→

House OKs proxy voting during pandemic, ending centuries of tradition

House OKs proxy voting during pandemic, ending centuries of tradition

The Democratic-held House on Friday authorized proxy voting for the first time in its history, due to the coronavirus pandemic —  disregarding Republican claim [...] Read full article: House OKs proxy voting during pandemic, ...→

House Democrats unveil proxy voting and remote committee resolution

House Democrats unveil proxy voting and remote committee resolution

House Democrats unveiled their plan for remote committee hearings and proxy voting on Wednesday. Read full article: House Democrats unveil proxy voting and ...→

Moderate Democrats petition for vote on proxy voting

Moderate Democrats petition for vote on proxy voting

Moderate Democrats petitioned House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her top lieutenants to implement remote voting procedures, with or without Republican support, by [...] Read full article: Moderate Democrats petition for vote on ...→

House Dems Push Proxy Voting During Pandemic Despite Opposition

House Dems Push Proxy Voting During Pandemic Despite Opposition

House Democrats are proposing a rule change that would allow members to vote by proxy during a pandemic. The proposal would permit representatives who are pres [...] Read full article: House Dems Push Proxy Voting During Pand...→

Rep. James McGovern releases resolution on proxy voting, remote voting in committee

Rep. James McGovern releases resolution on proxy voting, remote voting in committee

House Rules Committee Chairman James McGovern on Wednesday released text of a resolution that would allow for “proxy” voting in the House and virtual committee [...] Read full article: Rep. James McGovern releases resolution ...→

House debating proxy voting: Here’s what could happen

House debating proxy voting: Here’s what could happen

Lawmakers in the House are poised to debate whether to allow “proxy” or “remote” voting so members don’t have to physically gather on the floor amid coronaviru [...] Read full article: House debating proxy voting: Here’s what...→

Pelosi’s proxy voting designed to dilute power of rank-and-file lawmakers

Pelosi’s proxy voting designed to dilute power of rank-and-file lawmakers

Congress is a gathering of people together to solve issues. That cannot and will not be accomplished in the absence of the people of Congress. Read full article: Pelosi’s proxy voting designed to dilute...→

Kevin McCarthy slams Democrats on first day of proxy voting: 'NOT what the Founders had in mind'

Kevin McCarthy slams Democrats on first day of proxy voting: 'NOT what the Founders had in mind'

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., on Wednesday decried Democrats on the first day of proxy voting in the House of Representatives. Read full article: Kevin McCarthy slams Democrats on first ...→

Kevin McCarthy: Pelosi is endangering Constitution to ensure she has more power

Kevin McCarthy: Pelosi is endangering Constitution to ensure she has more power

Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is endangering the Constitution to ensure that she has more power by maintaining a system of proxy voting in Congress put [...] Read full article: Kevin McCarthy: Pelosi is endangering Co...→

House Republicans file lawsuit against Nancy Pelosi to end proxy voting

House Republicans file lawsuit against Nancy Pelosi to end proxy voting

The lawsuit alleges that the proxy vote legislation passed by the House earlier this month is unconstitutional and sets a dangerous precedent. Read full article: House Republicans file lawsuit against N...→

House Republicans sue Pelosi to stop proxy voting during coronavirus crisis: 'dereliction of our duty'

House Republicans sue Pelosi to stop proxy voting during coronavirus crisis: 'dereliction of our duty'

House Republicans sue Pelosi in bid to stop proxy voting during coronavirus pandemic House Republicans filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D- [...] Read full article: House Republicans sue Pelosi to stop pro...→

Michigan Secretary of State: State Constitution Allows Voting By Mail

Michigan Secretary of State: State Constitution Allows Voting By Mail

Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson Wednesday rejected President Donald Trump's contention that the state "illegally" sent out absentee ballots to milli [...] Read full article: Michigan Secretary of State: State Const...→

Scalise: House Proxy Voting Rules 'Unconstitutional,' They 'Will Be Challenged'

Scalise: House Proxy Voting Rules 'Unconstitutional,' They 'Will Be Challenged'

On Friday's broadcast of the Fox News Channel's "Hannity," House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) stated that the House of Representatives' new proxy | Clips [...] Read full article: Scalise: House Proxy Voting Rules 'Uncon...→

House passes plan for proxy voting, despite GOP objections

House passes plan for proxy voting, despite GOP objections

The House of Representatives enacted an unprecedented plan Friday to allow for proxy House votes and remote committee meetings to conduct lawmaking safely duri [...] Read full article: House passes plan for proxy voting, desp...→

House Dems push to allow proxy voting during pandemic, as GOP decries 'power grab'

House Dems push to allow proxy voting during pandemic, as GOP decries 'power grab'

House Democrats again will try to pass a temporary proxy voting proposal Friday after pulling the plan last month amid GOP objections. Read full article: House Dems push to allow proxy voting du...→

Letter: Congress must ensure safe voting in November

Letter: Congress must ensure safe voting in November

This year’s voter suppression tactics will include ruling out common-sense voting measures. Read full article: Letter: Congress must ensure safe voting...→

Pelosi shelves plan for House proxy voting amid coronavirus

Pelosi shelves plan for House proxy voting amid coronavirus

Capitol Hill sources say that Pelosi on Wednesday announced that a bipartisan select committee now will consider the idea, scrapping a battle that was expected [...] Read full article: Pelosi shelves plan for House proxy voti...→

Pelosi sidelines plan for proxy voting amid coronavirus, after GOP backlash

Pelosi sidelines plan for proxy voting amid coronavirus, after GOP backlash

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has temporarily sidelined a push to allow proxy voting in the House after Republicans slammed the Democrat-crafted plan -- which was [...] Read full article: Pelosi sidelines plan for proxy voting a...→

ACLU Files Lawsuit to Ensure Mail-In Voting in Missouri During Pandemic

ACLU Files Lawsuit to Ensure Mail-In Voting in Missouri During Pandemic

In light of the absolute shitshow that was Wisconsin's primary earlier this month, in which many of those who wished to vote were forced to... Read full article: ACLU Files Lawsuit to Ensure Mail-In Vot...→

House Republicans escalate proxy-voting fight with bill to deny pay to lawmakers who participate

House Republicans escalate proxy-voting fight with bill to deny pay to lawmakers who participate

A group of House Republican lawmakers introduced a bill Thursday that would withhold pay for members of Congress who vote by proxy, as the battle over how meas [...] Read full article: House Republicans escalate proxy-voting ...→

House Republicans sue to stop historic proxy voting plan designed to reduce lawmakers' risk of getting coronavirus

House Republicans sue to stop historic proxy voting plan designed to reduce lawmakers' risk of getting coronavirus

House Republicans have filed a legal challenge that seeks to upend the chamber's historic proxy voting plan as members start casting remote votes. Read full article: House Republicans sue to stop historic p...→

Republicans say House proxy-voting rejects Congress’ duty to tens of millions of voters nationwide

Republicans say House proxy-voting rejects Congress’ duty to tens of millions of voters nationwide

House Republicans said Wednesday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s new proxy voting rules are a power play that disenfranchises the votes of tens of millions o [...] Read full article: Republicans say House proxy-voting rejec...→

Kevin McCarthy: Proxy voting rules ‘endangering the Constitution’ to empower Pelosi

Kevin McCarthy: Proxy voting rules ‘endangering the Constitution’ to empower Pelosi

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Wednesday said the House’s new rules on proxy voting are meant to shore up power for Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a day after [...] Read full article: Kevin McCarthy: Proxy voting rules ‘enda...→

House GOP Sues Nancy Pelosi over Proxy Voting Scheme

House GOP Sues Nancy Pelosi over Proxy Voting Scheme

Kevin McCarthy, 20 GOP lawmakers, and four congressional constituents have filed a lawsuit against Nancy Pelosi's proxy voting scheme. Read full article: House GOP Sues Nancy Pelosi over Proxy V...→

‘Delibertately misleading’: Pelosi fires back at McConnell criticism of House proxy voting

‘Delibertately misleading’: Pelosi fires back at McConnell criticism of House proxy voting

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pushed back against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s criticism Thursday of the new proxy voting procedures in the House. Read full article: ‘Delibertately misleading’: Pelosi fires...→

Work-from-home Congress? House OKs proxy voting for first time

Work-from-home Congress? House OKs proxy voting for first time

Neither Civil War nor Great Depression nor any other national crisis has pushed the House to allow lawmakers to vote if not physically present in the Capitol. Read full article: Work-from-home Congress? House OKs proxy...→

GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert argues against proxy voting proposal, invokes Spanish Flu, Civil War as reasoning

GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert argues against proxy voting proposal, invokes Spanish Flu, Civil War as reasoning

"Now some here say, 'But if it saves one life, it's worth it.' How about the million Americans who laid down their lives not for a wishy washy 'Oh maybe we sho [...] Read full article: GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert argues against pr...→

Democrats push proxy voting amid coronavirus relief battle

Democrats push proxy voting amid coronavirus relief battle

Progressive and even some moderates have raised concerns about the $3 trillion package. Read full article: Democrats push proxy voting amid coronav...→

Pelosi says House will vote on proxy voting procedures

Pelosi says House will vote on proxy voting procedures

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the House will move likely forward with a vote on remote voting procedures, regardless of whether or not Republicans are in sup [...] Read full article: Pelosi says House will vote on proxy vot...→

House Dems Scrap Proxy Voting, Bipartisan Group to Review Options

House Dems Scrap Proxy Voting, Bipartisan Group to Review Options

A proposal that would permit lawmakers to vote by proxy is off the table, The Hill reports. House Democrats planned to put forward the remote voting option on [...] Read full article: House Dems Scrap Proxy Voting, Bipartisa...→

House releases resolution for proxy voting during pandemic: What's in it?

House releases resolution for proxy voting during pandemic: What's in it?

The resolution, the newest step in a controversial fight over whether and how Congress should allow its members to vote on legislation while not present in the [...] Read full article: House releases resolution for proxy voti...→

Hoyer calls proxy voting push 'an important first step' in letting Congress telework

Hoyer calls proxy voting push 'an important first step' in letting Congress telework

The House could vote as soon as Thursday to allow proxy voting during the coronavirus pandemic to avoid the public health risks of bringing all members back to [...] Read full article: Hoyer calls proxy voting push 'an import...→

Judge delays ruling on Pelosi’s proxy-voting rules

Judge delays ruling on Pelosi’s proxy-voting rules

A federal judge signaled Monday he’s in no hurry to rule on whether the House’s new rules allowing lawmakers to skip votes but pick a designated voter to speak [...] Read full article: Judge delays ruling on Pelosi’s proxy-vo...→

House Republicans escalate proxy-voting fight with bill to deny pay to lawmakers who participate

House Republicans escalate proxy-voting fight with bill to deny pay to lawmakers who participate

A group of House Republican lawmakers introduced a bill Thursday that would withhold pay for members of Congress who vote by proxy, as the battle over how meas [...] Read full article: House Republicans escalate proxy-voting ...→

Kevin McCarthy slams Democrats on first day of proxy voting: 'NOT what the Founders had in mind'

Kevin McCarthy slams Democrats on first day of proxy voting: 'NOT what the Founders had in mind'

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., on Wednesday decried Democrats on the first day of proxy voting in the House of Representatives. Read full article: Kevin McCarthy slams Democrats on first ...→

Republicans say House proxy-voting rejects Congress’ duty to tens of millions of voters nationwide

Republicans say House proxy-voting rejects Congress’ duty to tens of millions of voters nationwide

House Republicans said Wednesday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s new proxy voting rules are a power play that disenfranchises the votes of tens of millions o [...] Read full article: Republicans say House proxy-voting rejec...→

House Republicans file lawsuit against Nancy Pelosi to end proxy voting

House Republicans file lawsuit against Nancy Pelosi to end proxy voting

The lawsuit alleges that the proxy vote legislation passed by the House earlier this month is unconstitutional and sets a dangerous precedent. Read full article: House Republicans file lawsuit against N...→

House GOP Sues Nancy Pelosi over Proxy Voting Scheme

House GOP Sues Nancy Pelosi over Proxy Voting Scheme

Kevin McCarthy, 20 GOP lawmakers, and four congressional constituents have filed a lawsuit against Nancy Pelosi's proxy voting scheme. Read full article: House GOP Sues Nancy Pelosi over Proxy V...→

Nancy Pelosi defends proxy voting rule change: ‘We want their voices to be heard’

Nancy Pelosi defends proxy voting rule change: ‘We want their voices to be heard’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday defended the Democrats’ historic proxy voting resolution as the chamber is set to put the new rules to the test next wee [...] Read full article: Nancy Pelosi defends proxy voting rule c...→

Scalise: House Proxy Voting Rules 'Unconstitutional,' They 'Will Be Challenged'

Scalise: House Proxy Voting Rules 'Unconstitutional,' They 'Will Be Challenged'

On Friday's broadcast of the Fox News Channel's "Hannity," House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) stated that the House of Representatives' new proxy | Clips [...] Read full article: Scalise: House Proxy Voting Rules 'Uncon...→

House OKs proxy voting during pandemic, ending centuries of tradition

House OKs proxy voting during pandemic, ending centuries of tradition

The Democratic-held House on Friday authorized proxy voting for the first time in its history, due to the coronavirus pandemic —  disregarding Republican claim [...] Read full article: House OKs proxy voting during pandemic, ...→

GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert argues against proxy voting proposal, invokes Spanish Flu, Civil War as reasoning

GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert argues against proxy voting proposal, invokes Spanish Flu, Civil War as reasoning

"Now some here say, 'But if it saves one life, it's worth it.' How about the million Americans who laid down their lives not for a wishy washy 'Oh maybe we sho [...] Read full article: GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert argues against pr...→

House Dems push to allow proxy voting during pandemic, as GOP decries 'power grab'

House Dems push to allow proxy voting during pandemic, as GOP decries 'power grab'

House Democrats again will try to pass a temporary proxy voting proposal Friday after pulling the plan last month amid GOP objections. Read full article: House Dems push to allow proxy voting du...→

House Democrats unveil proxy voting and remote committee resolution

House Democrats unveil proxy voting and remote committee resolution

House Democrats unveiled their plan for remote committee hearings and proxy voting on Wednesday. Read full article: House Democrats unveil proxy voting and ...→

Pelosi says House will vote on proxy voting procedures

Pelosi says House will vote on proxy voting procedures

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the House will move likely forward with a vote on remote voting procedures, regardless of whether or not Republicans are in sup [...] Read full article: Pelosi says House will vote on proxy vot...→

Pelosi shelves plan for House proxy voting amid coronavirus

Pelosi shelves plan for House proxy voting amid coronavirus

Capitol Hill sources say that Pelosi on Wednesday announced that a bipartisan select committee now will consider the idea, scrapping a battle that was expected [...] Read full article: Pelosi shelves plan for House proxy voti...→

Rep. James McGovern releases resolution on proxy voting, remote voting in committee

Rep. James McGovern releases resolution on proxy voting, remote voting in committee

House Rules Committee Chairman James McGovern on Wednesday released text of a resolution that would allow for “proxy” voting in the House and virtual committee [...] Read full article: Rep. James McGovern releases resolution ...→

Hoyer calls proxy voting push 'an important first step' in letting Congress telework

Hoyer calls proxy voting push 'an important first step' in letting Congress telework

The House could vote as soon as Thursday to allow proxy voting during the coronavirus pandemic to avoid the public health risks of bringing all members back to [...] Read full article: Hoyer calls proxy voting push 'an import...→

ACLU Files Lawsuit to Ensure Mail-In Voting in Missouri During Pandemic

ACLU Files Lawsuit to Ensure Mail-In Voting in Missouri During Pandemic

In light of the absolute shitshow that was Wisconsin's primary earlier this month, in which many of those who wished to vote were forced to... Read full article: ACLU Files Lawsuit to Ensure Mail-In Vot...→

Pelosi’s proxy voting designed to dilute power of rank-and-file lawmakers

Pelosi’s proxy voting designed to dilute power of rank-and-file lawmakers

Congress is a gathering of people together to solve issues. That cannot and will not be accomplished in the absence of the people of Congress. Read full article: Pelosi’s proxy voting designed to dilute...→

McCarthy on 'Proxy Voting': Pelosi 'Taking a Crisis as an Opportunity to Secure More Power for Herself'

McCarthy on 'Proxy Voting': Pelosi 'Taking a Crisis as an Opportunity to Secure More Power for Herself'

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) sounded off on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and congressional Democrats for utilizing "proxy voting" amid the [...] Read full article: McCarthy on 'Proxy Voting': Pelosi 'Taki...→

House Republicans sue to stop historic proxy voting plan designed to reduce lawmakers' risk of getting coronavirus

House Republicans sue to stop historic proxy voting plan designed to reduce lawmakers' risk of getting coronavirus

House Republicans have filed a legal challenge that seeks to upend the chamber's historic proxy voting plan as members start casting remote votes. Read full article: House Republicans sue to stop historic p...→

Kevin McCarthy: Pelosi is endangering Constitution to ensure she has more power

Kevin McCarthy: Pelosi is endangering Constitution to ensure she has more power

Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is endangering the Constitution to ensure that she has more power by maintaining a system of proxy voting in Congress put [...] Read full article: Kevin McCarthy: Pelosi is endangering Co...→

McCarthy: Pelosi, Dems 'Endangering the Constitution' With Proxy Votes

McCarthy: Pelosi, Dems 'Endangering the Constitution' With Proxy Votes

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats are "endangering the Constitution" to ensure that she has more power through a new proxy voting system, House Mi [...] Read full article: McCarthy: Pelosi, Dems 'Endangering the ...→

Kevin McCarthy: Proxy voting rules ‘endangering the Constitution’ to empower Pelosi

Kevin McCarthy: Proxy voting rules ‘endangering the Constitution’ to empower Pelosi

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Wednesday said the House’s new rules on proxy voting are meant to shore up power for Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a day after [...] Read full article: Kevin McCarthy: Proxy voting rules ‘enda...→

House Republicans sue Pelosi to stop proxy voting during coronavirus crisis: 'dereliction of our duty'

House Republicans sue Pelosi to stop proxy voting during coronavirus crisis: 'dereliction of our duty'

House Republicans sue Pelosi in bid to stop proxy voting during coronavirus pandemic House Republicans filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D- [...] Read full article: House Republicans sue Pelosi to stop pro...→

‘Delibertately misleading’: Pelosi fires back at McConnell criticism of House proxy voting

‘Delibertately misleading’: Pelosi fires back at McConnell criticism of House proxy voting

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pushed back against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s criticism Thursday of the new proxy voting procedures in the House. Read full article: ‘Delibertately misleading’: Pelosi fires...→

Michigan Secretary of State: State Constitution Allows Voting By Mail

Michigan Secretary of State: State Constitution Allows Voting By Mail

Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson Wednesday rejected President Donald Trump's contention that the state "illegally" sent out absentee ballots to milli [...] Read full article: Michigan Secretary of State: State Const...→

McCarthy on Dems 'Proxy Voting': That's How You Get More 'Cash for Cannabis' Than Coronavirus

McCarthy on Dems 'Proxy Voting': That's How You Get More 'Cash for Cannabis' Than Coronavirus

Tuesday on CNBC's "Squawk Box," House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) slammed the congressional Democrats for utilizing "proxy voting" amid the ongoing c [...] Read full article: McCarthy on Dems 'Proxy Voting': That's ...→

Work-from-home Congress? House OKs proxy voting for first time

Work-from-home Congress? House OKs proxy voting for first time

Neither Civil War nor Great Depression nor any other national crisis has pushed the House to allow lawmakers to vote if not physically present in the Capitol. Read full article: Work-from-home Congress? House OKs proxy...→

House passes plan for proxy voting, despite GOP objections

House passes plan for proxy voting, despite GOP objections

The House of Representatives enacted an unprecedented plan Friday to allow for proxy House votes and remote committee meetings to conduct lawmaking safely duri [...] Read full article: House passes plan for proxy voting, desp...→

Democrats push proxy voting amid coronavirus relief battle

Democrats push proxy voting amid coronavirus relief battle

Progressive and even some moderates have raised concerns about the $3 trillion package. Read full article: Democrats push proxy voting amid coronav...→

Letter: Congress must ensure safe voting in November

Letter: Congress must ensure safe voting in November

This year’s voter suppression tactics will include ruling out common-sense voting measures. Read full article: Letter: Congress must ensure safe voting...→

Moderate Democrats petition for vote on proxy voting

Moderate Democrats petition for vote on proxy voting

Moderate Democrats petitioned House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her top lieutenants to implement remote voting procedures, with or without Republican support, by [...] Read full article: Moderate Democrats petition for vote on ...→

House Dems Scrap Proxy Voting, Bipartisan Group to Review Options

House Dems Scrap Proxy Voting, Bipartisan Group to Review Options

A proposal that would permit lawmakers to vote by proxy is off the table, The Hill reports. House Democrats planned to put forward the remote voting option on [...] Read full article: House Dems Scrap Proxy Voting, Bipartisa...→

Pelosi sidelines plan for proxy voting amid coronavirus, after GOP backlash

Pelosi sidelines plan for proxy voting amid coronavirus, after GOP backlash

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has temporarily sidelined a push to allow proxy voting in the House after Republicans slammed the Democrat-crafted plan -- which was [...] Read full article: Pelosi sidelines plan for proxy voting a...→

House Dems Push Proxy Voting During Pandemic Despite Opposition

House Dems Push Proxy Voting During Pandemic Despite Opposition

House Democrats are proposing a rule change that would allow members to vote by proxy during a pandemic. The proposal would permit representatives who are pres [...] Read full article: House Dems Push Proxy Voting During Pand...→

House releases resolution for proxy voting during pandemic: What's in it?

House releases resolution for proxy voting during pandemic: What's in it?

The resolution, the newest step in a controversial fight over whether and how Congress should allow its members to vote on legislation while not present in the [...] Read full article: House releases resolution for proxy voti...→

House debating proxy voting: Here’s what could happen

House debating proxy voting: Here’s what could happen

Lawmakers in the House are poised to debate whether to allow “proxy” or “remote” voting so members don’t have to physically gather on the floor amid coronaviru [...] Read full article: House debating proxy voting: Here’s what...→

Judge delays ruling on Pelosi’s proxy-voting rules

Judge delays ruling on Pelosi’s proxy-voting rules

A federal judge signaled Monday he’s in no hurry to rule on whether the House’s new rules allowing lawmakers to skip votes but pick a designated voter to speak [...] Read full article: Judge delays ruling on Pelosi’s proxy-vo...→

Pelosi’s proxy voting designed to dilute power of rank-and-file lawmakers

Pelosi’s proxy voting designed to dilute power of rank-and-file lawmakers

Congress is a gathering of people together to solve issues. That cannot and will not be accomplished in the absence of the people of Congress. Read full article: Pelosi’s proxy voting designed to dilute...→

House Republicans escalate proxy-voting fight with bill to deny pay to lawmakers who participate

House Republicans escalate proxy-voting fight with bill to deny pay to lawmakers who participate

A group of House Republican lawmakers introduced a bill Thursday that would withhold pay for members of Congress who vote by proxy, as the battle over how meas [...] Read full article: House Republicans escalate proxy-voting ...→

McCarthy on 'Proxy Voting': Pelosi 'Taking a Crisis as an Opportunity to Secure More Power for Herself'

McCarthy on 'Proxy Voting': Pelosi 'Taking a Crisis as an Opportunity to Secure More Power for Herself'

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) sounded off on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and congressional Democrats for utilizing "proxy voting" amid the [...] Read full article: McCarthy on 'Proxy Voting': Pelosi 'Taki...→

Kevin McCarthy slams Democrats on first day of proxy voting: 'NOT what the Founders had in mind'

Kevin McCarthy slams Democrats on first day of proxy voting: 'NOT what the Founders had in mind'

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., on Wednesday decried Democrats on the first day of proxy voting in the House of Representatives. Read full article: Kevin McCarthy slams Democrats on first ...→

House Republicans sue to stop historic proxy voting plan designed to reduce lawmakers' risk of getting coronavirus

House Republicans sue to stop historic proxy voting plan designed to reduce lawmakers' risk of getting coronavirus

House Republicans have filed a legal challenge that seeks to upend the chamber's historic proxy voting plan as members start casting remote votes. Read full article: House Republicans sue to stop historic p...→

Kevin McCarthy: Pelosi is endangering Constitution to ensure she has more power

Kevin McCarthy: Pelosi is endangering Constitution to ensure she has more power

Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is endangering the Constitution to ensure that she has more power by maintaining a system of proxy voting in Congress put [...] Read full article: Kevin McCarthy: Pelosi is endangering Co...→

Republicans say House proxy-voting rejects Congress’ duty to tens of millions of voters nationwide

Republicans say House proxy-voting rejects Congress’ duty to tens of millions of voters nationwide

House Republicans said Wednesday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s new proxy voting rules are a power play that disenfranchises the votes of tens of millions o [...] Read full article: Republicans say House proxy-voting rejec...→

McCarthy: Pelosi, Dems 'Endangering the Constitution' With Proxy Votes

McCarthy: Pelosi, Dems 'Endangering the Constitution' With Proxy Votes

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats are "endangering the Constitution" to ensure that she has more power through a new proxy voting system, House Mi [...] Read full article: McCarthy: Pelosi, Dems 'Endangering the ...→

House Republicans file lawsuit against Nancy Pelosi to end proxy voting

House Republicans file lawsuit against Nancy Pelosi to end proxy voting

The lawsuit alleges that the proxy vote legislation passed by the House earlier this month is unconstitutional and sets a dangerous precedent. Read full article: House Republicans file lawsuit against N...→

Kevin McCarthy: Proxy voting rules ‘endangering the Constitution’ to empower Pelosi

Kevin McCarthy: Proxy voting rules ‘endangering the Constitution’ to empower Pelosi

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Wednesday said the House’s new rules on proxy voting are meant to shore up power for Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a day after [...] Read full article: Kevin McCarthy: Proxy voting rules ‘enda...→

House Republicans sue Pelosi to stop proxy voting during coronavirus crisis: 'dereliction of our duty'

House Republicans sue Pelosi to stop proxy voting during coronavirus crisis: 'dereliction of our duty'

House Republicans sue Pelosi in bid to stop proxy voting during coronavirus pandemic House Republicans filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D- [...] Read full article: House Republicans sue Pelosi to stop pro...→

House GOP Sues Nancy Pelosi over Proxy Voting Scheme

House GOP Sues Nancy Pelosi over Proxy Voting Scheme

Kevin McCarthy, 20 GOP lawmakers, and four congressional constituents have filed a lawsuit against Nancy Pelosi's proxy voting scheme. Read full article: House GOP Sues Nancy Pelosi over Proxy V...→

‘Delibertately misleading’: Pelosi fires back at McConnell criticism of House proxy voting

‘Delibertately misleading’: Pelosi fires back at McConnell criticism of House proxy voting

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pushed back against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s criticism Thursday of the new proxy voting procedures in the House. Read full article: ‘Delibertately misleading’: Pelosi fires...→

Nancy Pelosi defends proxy voting rule change: ‘We want their voices to be heard’

Nancy Pelosi defends proxy voting rule change: ‘We want their voices to be heard’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday defended the Democrats’ historic proxy voting resolution as the chamber is set to put the new rules to the test next wee [...] Read full article: Nancy Pelosi defends proxy voting rule c...→

Michigan Secretary of State: State Constitution Allows Voting By Mail

Michigan Secretary of State: State Constitution Allows Voting By Mail

Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson Wednesday rejected President Donald Trump's contention that the state "illegally" sent out absentee ballots to milli [...] Read full article: Michigan Secretary of State: State Const...→

McCarthy on Dems 'Proxy Voting': That's How You Get More 'Cash for Cannabis' Than Coronavirus

McCarthy on Dems 'Proxy Voting': That's How You Get More 'Cash for Cannabis' Than Coronavirus

Tuesday on CNBC's "Squawk Box," House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) slammed the congressional Democrats for utilizing "proxy voting" amid the ongoing c [...] Read full article: McCarthy on Dems 'Proxy Voting': That's ...→

Scalise: House Proxy Voting Rules 'Unconstitutional,' They 'Will Be Challenged'

Scalise: House Proxy Voting Rules 'Unconstitutional,' They 'Will Be Challenged'

On Friday's broadcast of the Fox News Channel's "Hannity," House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) stated that the House of Representatives' new proxy | Clips [...] Read full article: Scalise: House Proxy Voting Rules 'Uncon...→

Work-from-home Congress? House OKs proxy voting for first time

Work-from-home Congress? House OKs proxy voting for first time

Neither Civil War nor Great Depression nor any other national crisis has pushed the House to allow lawmakers to vote if not physically present in the Capitol. Read full article: Work-from-home Congress? House OKs proxy...→

House OKs proxy voting during pandemic, ending centuries of tradition

House OKs proxy voting during pandemic, ending centuries of tradition

The Democratic-held House on Friday authorized proxy voting for the first time in its history, due to the coronavirus pandemic —  disregarding Republican claim [...] Read full article: House OKs proxy voting during pandemic, ...→

House passes plan for proxy voting, despite GOP objections

House passes plan for proxy voting, despite GOP objections

The House of Representatives enacted an unprecedented plan Friday to allow for proxy House votes and remote committee meetings to conduct lawmaking safely duri [...] Read full article: House passes plan for proxy voting, desp...→

GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert argues against proxy voting proposal, invokes Spanish Flu, Civil War as reasoning

GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert argues against proxy voting proposal, invokes Spanish Flu, Civil War as reasoning

"Now some here say, 'But if it saves one life, it's worth it.' How about the million Americans who laid down their lives not for a wishy washy 'Oh maybe we sho [...] Read full article: GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert argues against pr...→

House Dems push to allow proxy voting during pandemic, as GOP decries 'power grab'

House Dems push to allow proxy voting during pandemic, as GOP decries 'power grab'

House Democrats again will try to pass a temporary proxy voting proposal Friday after pulling the plan last month amid GOP objections. Read full article: House Dems push to allow proxy voting du...→

Democrats push proxy voting amid coronavirus relief battle

Democrats push proxy voting amid coronavirus relief battle

Progressive and even some moderates have raised concerns about the $3 trillion package. Read full article: Democrats push proxy voting amid coronav...→

House Democrats unveil proxy voting and remote committee resolution

House Democrats unveil proxy voting and remote committee resolution

House Democrats unveiled their plan for remote committee hearings and proxy voting on Wednesday. Read full article: House Democrats unveil proxy voting and ...→

Letter: Congress must ensure safe voting in November

Letter: Congress must ensure safe voting in November

This year’s voter suppression tactics will include ruling out common-sense voting measures. Read full article: Letter: Congress must ensure safe voting...→

Pelosi says House will vote on proxy voting procedures

Pelosi says House will vote on proxy voting procedures

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the House will move likely forward with a vote on remote voting procedures, regardless of whether or not Republicans are in sup [...] Read full article: Pelosi says House will vote on proxy vot...→

Moderate Democrats petition for vote on proxy voting

Moderate Democrats petition for vote on proxy voting

Moderate Democrats petitioned House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her top lieutenants to implement remote voting procedures, with or without Republican support, by [...] Read full article: Moderate Democrats petition for vote on ...→

Pelosi shelves plan for House proxy voting amid coronavirus

Pelosi shelves plan for House proxy voting amid coronavirus

Capitol Hill sources say that Pelosi on Wednesday announced that a bipartisan select committee now will consider the idea, scrapping a battle that was expected [...] Read full article: Pelosi shelves plan for House proxy voti...→

House Dems Scrap Proxy Voting, Bipartisan Group to Review Options

House Dems Scrap Proxy Voting, Bipartisan Group to Review Options

A proposal that would permit lawmakers to vote by proxy is off the table, The Hill reports. House Democrats planned to put forward the remote voting option on [...] Read full article: House Dems Scrap Proxy Voting, Bipartisa...→

Pelosi sidelines plan for proxy voting amid coronavirus, after GOP backlash

Pelosi sidelines plan for proxy voting amid coronavirus, after GOP backlash

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has temporarily sidelined a push to allow proxy voting in the House after Republicans slammed the Democrat-crafted plan -- which was [...] Read full article: Pelosi sidelines plan for proxy voting a...→

House Dems Push Proxy Voting During Pandemic Despite Opposition

House Dems Push Proxy Voting During Pandemic Despite Opposition

House Democrats are proposing a rule change that would allow members to vote by proxy during a pandemic. The proposal would permit representatives who are pres [...] Read full article: House Dems Push Proxy Voting During Pand...→

House releases resolution for proxy voting during pandemic: What's in it?

House releases resolution for proxy voting during pandemic: What's in it?

The resolution, the newest step in a controversial fight over whether and how Congress should allow its members to vote on legislation while not present in the [...] Read full article: House releases resolution for proxy voti...→

Rep. James McGovern releases resolution on proxy voting, remote voting in committee

Rep. James McGovern releases resolution on proxy voting, remote voting in committee

House Rules Committee Chairman James McGovern on Wednesday released text of a resolution that would allow for “proxy” voting in the House and virtual committee [...] Read full article: Rep. James McGovern releases resolution ...→

Hoyer calls proxy voting push 'an important first step' in letting Congress telework

Hoyer calls proxy voting push 'an important first step' in letting Congress telework

The House could vote as soon as Thursday to allow proxy voting during the coronavirus pandemic to avoid the public health risks of bringing all members back to [...] Read full article: Hoyer calls proxy voting push 'an import...→

House debating proxy voting: Here’s what could happen

House debating proxy voting: Here’s what could happen

Lawmakers in the House are poised to debate whether to allow “proxy” or “remote” voting so members don’t have to physically gather on the floor amid coronaviru [...] Read full article: House debating proxy voting: Here’s what...→

ACLU Files Lawsuit to Ensure Mail-In Voting in Missouri During Pandemic

ACLU Files Lawsuit to Ensure Mail-In Voting in Missouri During Pandemic

In light of the absolute shitshow that was Wisconsin's primary earlier this month, in which many of those who wished to vote were forced to... Read full article: ACLU Files Lawsuit to Ensure Mail-In Vot...→