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Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., questions Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as he testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the third day of his confirmation hearing, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) **FILE**

Kamala Harris draws comparison between ICE, Ku Klux Klan

- The Washington Times

Sen. Kamala Harris compared ICE, the federal deportation agency, to the Ku Klux Klan Thursday, drawing a fierce retort from the agency's acting director who said there is no equivalence between patriotic officers enforcing the law, and a racist mob bent on violence and intimidation.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., meets with reporters on the day after the midterm elections as Democrats took back the House with a surge of fresh new candidates and an outpouring of voter enthusiasm ending eight years of Republican control, in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. Pelosi says she's confident she will win enough support to be elected speaker of the House next year and that she is the best person for the job. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Nancy Pelosi says she will be speaker, isn't sweating discontent

- The Washington Times

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday said she's not sweating a potential revolt from incoming and existing Democratic members who romped to victory on election night, as lawmakers on both sides of the Capitol stood by old captains or sought new leadership for the new Congress.

In this Aug. 15, 2018, file photo, Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., answers a question during his appearance with the Public Policy Institute of California in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

Election fallout: Blame abounds in House GOP leadership race

- Associated Press

The speaker's gavel now out of reach, Republican Kevin McCarthy is poised to take over the shrunken House GOP caucus in closed-door elections that will determine party leadership and set the tone for the new Congress.