The 117th Congress will be sworn in and elect a House speaker at 12pm ET on Jan. 3, 2021.
The 117th Congress has total 427 House members: 220 Democrats, 207 Republicans. Democrats has the least majority in House since WWII.
Nancy Pelosi faces narrow path to keep House Speakership. She needs 214 votes to be elected House Speaker. She has thin majority in her House Speakership bid.
The U.S. Senate meets for swearing-in ceremony ahead of Georgia runoff.
Nancy Pelosi, 80 years old, was the House Speaker between 2007 and 2011, when Democrats had the majority in the House, and again since 2019.
She has served in Congress since 1987 and has lead Democrat in the House since 2003.
She is the only woman to ever serve as House Speaker.
Some democrats voted against Nancy Pelosi as House Speaker in 2018, 2019.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) said on Dec.16, 2020:
Top Democrats House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer should no longer head the party.
Democrats need new leadership in Congress.
The U.S. House members are voting for a new House Speaker at 3:30pm ET on Jan. 3, 2021.
Nancy Pelosi is re-elected House Speaker at 4:30pm ET on Jan.3, 2021. She wins the 4th term as House Speaker.
11 Senators join Senator Hawley, 40 representatives to challenge electoral votes on Jan.6, 2021.
Senator Ted Cruz will lead a delegation of GOP Senators for rejecting disputed States results, investigating election irregularities.
Joint Statement from Senators Cruz, Johnson, Lankford, Daines, Kennedy, Blackburn, Braun, Senators-Elect Lummis, Marshall, Hagerty, Tuberville
4 GOP Senators Toomey, Romney, Murkowski, Sasse are against the brave 12 GOP Senators’ objection to Electoral College rigged votes.