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House Democrats appear poised to keep the House but fall drastically behind expectations

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Instead, several Democratic incumbents the party believed were secure found themselves suddenly out of a job. And many GOP districts that Democratic leaders had been eyeing for months landed solidly in Republican control.

Those results come despite the party raising more than $300 million due to the vast energy on the left. Many political handicappers had predicted that the Democrats would pick up three to 15 seats, growing their 232-to-197 majority. By Wednesday morning, that prediction proved faulty, with Democrats down about a half-dozen incumbents and many of their top candidates trailing GOP opponents.

The lackluster performance — at least compared with expectations — could have consequences for the presidency: If neither President Trump nor former vice president Joe Biden wins 270 electoral college votes, the House has the ability under the Constitution to pick the next president when it convenes in January. Each state delegation is awarded one vote,

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Indiana House Democrats Representatives & News

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It’s time government works for every Hoosier

The members of the Indiana House Democratic Caucus were elected by the citizens of the districts they live in to fulfill a two-year term in the Indiana House of Representatives. These representatives advocate at the Indiana Statehouse on behalf of their constituents and work to improve the lives of all Hoosiers.

Find My Representative

Thank you Hoosier teachers and education advocates for making your presence known and your voices heard during the Red for Ed rally at the Statehouse. The Indiana House Democratic Caucus sees you, hears you and stands with you in support of: increasing teacher pay and addressing the teacher shortage; making sure teachers are advising legislators on how we should be testing students; sufficiently funding public education; and treating teachers with the respect they deserve.

The Indiana House Democratic Caucus

Members of the Indiana House Democratic
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Interior says Pendley to remain at BLM despite ‘dramatic tweets’ from Democrats

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House Natural Resources Chairman Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) urged the Department of the Interior to press pause on many of its public lands decisions after its Bureau of Land Management (BLM) de facto director was ousted by the courts.

The Department of the Interior responded by saying it would not be pushed to remove William Perry Pendley from the department.

A decision from U.S. District Court Judge Brian Morris last month determined Pendley had “served unlawfully … for 424 days” and tossed major land management plans he oversaw in Montana.

Pendley, a controversial figure due in part to his history of opposing federal ownership of the lands he now manages, served at the department through a series of temporary orders, remaining in the job even after his formal nomination was withdrawn.

He now serves in a deputy director role, but in recent interviews he has given conflicting responses to the court

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