Offering asides, recommended links, blogworthy quotations, and more, In Brief is the Northwest Progressive Institute's microblog of world, national, and local politics.

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Kim Schrier presides over the U.S. House

Congresswoman Kim Schrier (D-WA-08) presides over the United States House of Representatives on May 9th, 2019. It’s the first time Schrier has served as Speaker Pro Tem, a privilege afforded to members of the majority party.