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Watch: Trump Declares Success in the Midterms, Spars With CNN Reporter
 

President Donald Trump called Tuesday’s elections “an incredible day,” touting the GOP’s success in the Senate, particularly in races where he campaigned.

Ryan Calls for Op-Ed Writer to Leave Administration, Pelosi Decries Lack of Congressional Oversight
 

Speaker Paul D. Ryan called the anonymous writer of a New York Times op-ed critical of President Donald Trump someone “living in dishonesty.”

Ryan Doubles Down on Anti-Putin Message After Helsinki
 

Speaker Paul D. Ryan told reporters Tuesday he stands by the United States’ NATO allies and “all those countries facing Russian aggression.”

Kids, Flags, Bizarro World and the Excremental Product of a Bull: Congressional Hits and Misses
Week of May 21, 2018

Kids always get bored watching adults at work, even if that workplace happens to the U.S. House of Representatives, as Rep. Greg Walden and his pint-sized guests learned on Tuesday. See this week’s Congressional Hits and Misses for that plus flag-waving, a Superman reference and a euphemistic way of swearing during a news conference.

Democratic Leaders Promote ‘Better Deal’ Agenda
 

Ryan Weighs In on Laurel vs. Yanny Debate
 

In the divisive atmosphere of Capitol Hill, Speaker Paul D. Ryan is standing his ground: it’s laurel, not yanny. 

“It’s the craziest thing,” Ryan said at a news briefing on Wednesday of the viral audio clip where some people hear the word laurel and others, the word yanny.