House Democrats getting down to the grunt work of governing
February 6, 2019
WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee will hold its first hearing on gun violence in years. Two others will gavel in to address climate change. And three more will debate protecting pre-existing health conditions and the Affordable Care Act.
That's before noon on Wednesday.
After eight years in the minority, House Democrats are about to uncork their bottled-up legislative energy. The agenda goes beyond oversight of President Donald Trump's administration and Russian election interference to the bread-and-butter issues of jobs, health care and the economy. Far from the House floor, the grunt...