Politics Oct 04

The chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform committee, Congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), questions Planned Parenthood Federation president Cecile Richards on Capitol Hill in Washington September 29, 2015. Gaffetz announced Sunday that he will be running to be John Boehner successor as House speaker. Photo by Gary Cameron/Reuters.
Rep. Chaffetz of Utah announces run for House speaker

GOP Rep. Jason Chaffetz of Utah announced Sunday that he is running for House speaker in a longshot challenge to Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California, adding a new dose of turmoil for reeling House Republicans.

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