In our news wrap Tuesday, House Republicans convened to discuss their choice for speaker, amid reports that Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin is edging closer to running. Also, former Gov. Jim Webb dropped his bid for the White House after…
By Erica Werner, Associated Press
House Republicans return to Washington this week to confront a nearly unprecedented leadership crisis, looming budget deadlines and a deeply uncertain future.
By Associated Press
Freedom Caucus Chairman Jim Jordan of Ohio says his group is sticking with its endorsement of Florida's Rep. Daniel Webster. That's unless Rep. Paul Ryan reconsiders and decides to run to succeed retiring Speaker John Boehner.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
Speaker John Boehner wants out. He really does. But the Ohio House Republican is staying put, for now - and that could improve the chances for a debt limit increase by early next month to avoid a market-shattering government default.
By Jill Colvin and Steve Peoples, Associated Press
John Boehner has announced his resignation in October. This news has been good for many Republicans, who say that their party has not been fighting hard enough for conservative priorities.
By Charles Babington, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — House Republican leaders have been supportive of Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise since the revelation that he appeared before a white supremacist organization 12 years ago, suggesting they think the flare-up will fade, while some Democrats have been critical…
By Domenico Montanaro
Maybe there’s something in the air in Minnesota. During a two-day trip to the Gopher State, the president referred to himself Thursday as a “caged bear,” who is on the “loose” when he’s able to get outside the White House.
By Quinn Bowman
Rep. Pete Sessions dropped out of the race for Majority Leader Thursday evening, leaving Rep. Kevin McCarthy as the lone remaining candidate for the second most powerful post in the House of Representatives.
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