House Speaker said unilateral action on immigration reform is "not how democracy works."
Republican inaction on immigration reform obligates Obama to go it alone, she says.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) suffered a rare but prominent defeat Wednesday.
Some Democrats are skeptical that he will really be that different as Oversight chairman.
Rep. Tim Walz says he was denied a chance at a plum committee post.
The New Jersey Democrat's victory is a win for the seniority system.
Administration Chairwoman Candice Miller (R-Mich.) remains the only female on the roster.
The Utah Republican will lead the watchdog committee starting in January.
Lawmakers scold officials from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
The position gives Sánchez a megaphone in the 2016 debate on immigration.
Some Democrats think Rep. Tammy Duckworth should have been allowed a proxy vote.
Rep. Bill Flores has been elected chairman of the Republican Study Committee.
House Democrats on Tuesday reelected all the members of their leadership team.
Incoming freshman Rep. Carlos Curbelo is already breaking with his party on immigration.
"I don't know why all this fuss was made about a vote in the caucus," she said.
Rep. Brad Wenstrup urged Obama to sign legislation approving the controversial pipeline.
Emboldened by midterm win, conservatives ready for battle on immigration.
Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) says Kurt Busch's car should be put in park.
Two well-respected vets are vying for a top spot.