Voting By Proxy Becomes Business as Usual in the U.S. House; Some Md. Members Used It Relatively Often

During the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. House lawmakers have been able to vote by proxy, a new practice that has been extended 11 times by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-California). The last extension of the policy was set to run out Aug. 17 before she announced a new date of early October. Getty Images.