Jacob Bliss

Articles by Jacob Bliss

Pelosi’s Majority Crumbles: Two More Longtime Democrats Announce Retirement

Two longtime Democrats, Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-CA) and Rep. Jim Langevin (D-RI), announced they would not seek reelection for another term in Congress, becoming the twenty-seventh and twenty-eighth Democrats to leave the House, putting their party’s chances of keeping the majority in greater peril.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (C), D-CA, speaks during a news conference with Democratic leaders after the passage of the Build Back Better Act at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on November 19, 2021. - US lawmakers voted to elevate President Joe Biden's giant social welfare bill to …

Report: WinRed Raised $559 Million in 2021

The Republicans’ online fundraising platform, WinRed, reportedly raised $559 million in 2021, as the party and its candidates attempt to build a sizeable war chest heading into an election year to try and take back the House in November.

In this June 23, 2020, file photo voting stations are set up in the South Wing of the Kentucky Exposition Center for voters to cast their ballot in the Kentucky primary in Louisville, Ky. Just over four months before Election Day, President Donald Trump is escalating his efforts to delegitimize …

Report: Vulnerable House Democrats Want BBB Broken Up to Appease Base

Democrats in battleground districts have reportedly been trying to persuade the House leadership to consider breaking up the president’s “marquee legislation,” the Build Back Better (BBB) spending bill, into “a series of politically popular provisions that would appeal to centrist voters and core Democrats alike.”

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks about President Joe Biden's "Build Back Better" plan at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Ruben Gallego Goes After Kyrsten Sinema in House Floor Speech

Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), who is seen as a future primary challenger to Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), said it is “past time” for her and her colleagues to pass the “freedom to cheat” voter bills that would cripple Republican attempts across the country to increase election integrity.

Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) attends a press conference on Capitol Hill on June 30, 2020 in Washington, DC. House Democrats attended a briefing at the White House this morning following allegations that Russia paid bounties to Taliban militants to kill U.S. and allied troops. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Poll: Biden’s Job Approval Barely Above Water in Vermont

President Joe Biden’s job approval rating is barely above water in Vermont, a state that overwhelmingly voted for the president in the last election, according to a recent poll from Vermont Public Radio/Vermont PBS.

US President Joe Biden speaks about the December jobs report on January 7, 2022, from the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, DC. - The fall in the US unemployment rate reported in the December jobs data marks a "historic day for our economic recovery," President Joe …

Exclusive — Matt Mowers Raises over 400k in 2021 Fourth Quarter

New Hampshire’s First Congressional District Republican candidate Matt Mowers, looking to unseat vulnerable Democrat Rep. Chris Pappas, revealed to Breitbart News that he raised over $400,000 in the fourth fundraising quarter of 2021.

Matt Mowers speaks before a campaign rally for President Donald Trump at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, in Londonderry, N.H. Mowers is a Republican candidate in the 1st Congressional District in New Hampshire's Nov. 3 general election. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Senate Minority Whip John Thune Will Run for Reelection

Senate Minority Whip John Thune (R-SD), the number two Republican and viewed as a successor to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, announced Saturday he would run for reelection, ending months of speculation.

Sen. John Thune (R-SD) speaks during a Senate Finance Committee hearing to examine the expected nomination of Janet Yellen to be Secretary of the Treasury on January 19, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

Rep. Brenda Lawrence Becomes the 25th Democrat to Announce a House Exit

Rep. Brenda Lawrence’s (D-MI) retirement makes her the twenty-fifth Democrat to make plans to leave the House after the current term, thus putting more doubt on the House Democrats’ ability to keep the slimming majority after the midterm in less than a year. 

Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-MI) speaks at a welcome back Congress rally calling for urgent focus and that it’s Time To Deliver Home Care as part of Build Back Better Act at the U.S. Capitol Building on September 23, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Unbendable Media)

Poll: Republicans Lose Momentum in Generic Congressional Ballot

Republicans lost some of their momentum in the latest unnamed congressional ballot poll against the Democrats from USA Today/Suffolk University, despite being favored to win back the House after the midterm elections later this year.

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 03: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) speaks during his weekly press conference at the U.S. Capitol on December 3, 2021 in Washington, DC. Leader McCarthy criticized the Biden Administration and House Democratic leaders for their lack of ability to get anything done during the first …