Kevin McCarthy’s failed attempts to secure the leadership position have put House business on hold, and CT representatives are frustrated.
More than half the Connecticut House Democratic majority will have a leadership title next year.
WASHINGTON – With the help of members of Connecticut’s congressional delegation, U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday was nominated to be the Democratic candidate for the next Speaker of the House. But Pelosi still needs to win over some rebellious Democrats who want a change in leadership.
WASHINGTON – After saying during her campaign that she would not back her bid to lead House Democrats in the next Congress, Rep.-elect Jahana Hayes on Tuesday said she will support embattled House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi. That makes support for Pelosi’s bid to hold the Speaker’s gavel unanimous among the members of the Connecticut delegation to the U.S. House.
Members of the Connecticut delegation weighed in this week on gun control, Medicare and Medicaid coverage for prostheses, and the looming sale of Plum Island in Long Island Sound. But the all-Democratic delegation just sat back and watched the GOP struggle over naming a new speaker of the House.