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Rep. Lance Sees Centrists 'Empowered' in Post-Midterm House

Rep. Lance Sees Centrists 'Empowered' in Post-Midterm House

Representative Leonard Lance, a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and a Republican from New Jersey, discusses his constituents' stance on the nation's main political issues, President
Democrats Hold Overall Turnout Edge in Competitive House Races

Democrats Hold Overall Turnout Edge in Competitive House Races

Democrats turned out more voters overall than Republicans in 14 of the most competitive congressional districts that have had primaries so far, signaling the eagerness of the party’s base to confront
Trump Throws New Roadblock in Front of GOP Immigration Efforts

Trump Throws New Roadblock in Front of GOP Immigration Efforts

President Donald Trump may have killed whatever chance House Republicans had of passing immigration legislation next week by telling them to stop “wasting their time” on the issue until after the
White House Hedges as Trump’s Immigration Comment Stirs Turmoil

White House Hedges as Trump’s Immigration Comment Stirs Turmoil

The White House backtracked on Friday hours after President Donald Trump threw House Republican efforts to pass an immigration bill into confusion by saying he wouldn’t sign a compromise they reached
Obamacare Legal Attack Seen as Gift From Trump to Democrats

Obamacare Legal Attack Seen as Gift From Trump to Democrats

The Trump administration handed Democrats a political gift by arguing in court that Obamacare’s most popular provisions are unconstitutional.
Pruitt’s Capitol Hill Defense: Don’t Blame Me

Pruitt’s Capitol Hill Defense: Don’t Blame Me

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt made it through nearly six hours of grilling on Capitol Hill on Thursday by mostly blaming subordinates for the swirl of ethics allegations
GOP Rep. Lance on Facebook, Browser Act, Ryan

GOP Rep. Lance on Facebook, Browser Act, Ryan

Republican Congressman Leonard Lance of New Jersey discusses Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's testimony before Congress, internet regulation, and Speaker Paul Ryan's decision not to seek re-election on
New Jersey Becomes a Key Battleground in Race for House Control

New Jersey Becomes a Key Battleground in Race for House Control

Andy Kim, a Democrat, is running against Representative Tom MacArthur, an incumbent Republican. It is one of five congressional races in New Jersey targeted by the national Democratic Party in its
Rep. Lance Says Americans 'Want Answers' From Facebook

Rep. Lance Says Americans 'Want Answers' From Facebook

Rep. Leonard Lance, a New Jersey Republican, discusses possible testimony from Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg before Congress, the 2020 census, and the Gateway Tunnel infrastructure
Obstacles to Preventing Another Shutdown Include Hudson Tunnel, Border Wall

Obstacles to Preventing Another Shutdown Include Hudson Tunnel, Border Wall

House and Senate negotiators aim to introduce a $1.2 trillion spending bill by next Wednesday, according to members and aides involved in the talks.
Trump Said to Tell Republicans Not to Approve Hudson Rail Tunnel Funds

Trump Said to Tell Republicans Not to Approve Hudson Rail Tunnel Funds

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer urged Donald Trump not to play politics with a commuter railroad tunnel under the Hudson River that’s regarded as critical for the Northeast economy, after the
Rep. Lance Says There's Momentum to Change Gun Laws

Rep. Lance Says There's Momentum to Change Gun Laws

Republican Congressman Leonard Lance of New Jersey discusses gun control and taxes on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
Pharmaceutical Titan’s Senate Bid Will Test Voters’ Views on Drug Prices

Pharmaceutical Titan’s Senate Bid Will Test Voters’ Views on Drug Prices

Bob Hugin’s Celgene legacy could be both a blessing and a burden in the New Jersey election.
GOP Rep. Lance Says He Will Run for Re-Election

GOP Rep. Lance Says He Will Run for Re-Election

Republican Congressman Leonard Lance of New Jersey discusses the State of the Union, DACA, the government shutdown and the 2018 midterm election on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source:
GOP Rep. Lance Fights IRS Property Tax Directive

GOP Rep. Lance Fights IRS Property Tax Directive

Republican Congressman Leonard Lance of New Jersey discusses his plan to introduce legislation that would allow taxpayers to deduct all of their prepaid 2018 state and local property taxes from their
Rep. Lance Weighs in on Steve Bannon, Midterm Elections

Rep. Lance Weighs in on Steve Bannon, Midterm Elections

Rep. Leonard Lance, a New Jersey Republican, comments on Steve Bannon and the outlook for the midterm elections. He speaks with Bloomberg's Shery Ahn and David Westin on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of
McCarthy Says House Will Have to Vote Again: Tax Debate Update

McCarthy Says House Will Have to Vote Again: Tax Debate Update

Congressional Republicans kicked off the final leg of their six-week legislative sprint to overhaul the U.S. tax code and deliver a major policy victory for President Donald Trump before year’s end.
New Jersey Congressmen Push for SALT Deduction

New Jersey Congressmen Push for SALT Deduction

Democratic Congressman Josh Gottheimer and Republican Congressman Leonard Lance, both from New Jersey, discuss tax reform and their bipartisan push to preserve the state and local tax deduction in the
Portman Says He’s ‘Pretty Confident’ on 20%: Tax Debate Update

Portman Says He’s ‘Pretty Confident’ on 20%: Tax Debate Update

House and Senate Republicans are working this week on compromise tax-overhaul legislation in an effort to send it to President Donald Trump by the end of the year.
Senate Panel Approves Plan, Dangers Lie Ahead: Tax Debate Update

Senate Panel Approves Plan, Dangers Lie Ahead: Tax Debate Update

House Republicans passed their tax-overhaul bill on Thursday as Senate tax writers sent their proposal to make individual breaks temporary and repeal a key part of the Obamacare law to the Senate