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The 116th Congress will be seated Thursday, with Democrats taking the majority in the U.S. House of Representatives after eight years out of power. The first order of business is electing Rep. Nancy Pelosi to be House speaker for the second time.

The House is set to convene at noon. After Pelosi is confirmed, the new members will be sworn in. Members will then vote on a new rules package to govern conduct in the House during the 116th Congress. Once the ceremonial parts of the day are completed, the session may get more contentious.

Pelosi has announced plans to pass a spending bill immediately she takes the gavel on Thursday in order to end the government shutdown. However, the bill does not include funding for a border wall, so President Trump has said that he will not sign it. Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said that the Senate will not vote on a bill which would not receive the president's approval.

For live updates: https://www.cbsnews.com/live-news/new-congress-sworn-in-nancy-pelosi-house-speaker-today-2019-01-03-live-updates/

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