Oct 21

Paul Ryan moves closer to Speakership

The hardline House Freedom Caucus said Wednesday it is supporting Rep. Paul Ryan for speaker of the House, all but guaranteeing he'll get the job. However, the group held off on an official endorsement because it couldn't muster the 80…

Sep 25

Speaker Boehner announces resignation at end of October

WASHINGTON -- With Congress in turmoil, House Speaker John Boehner suddenly informed fellow Republicans on Friday that he would resign at the end of October, stepping aside in the face of hardline conservative opposition that threatens an institutional crisis.

Sep 13

The complex fight GOP leaders face to avoid another federal shutdown

There won't be a government shutdown this year, Republican congressional leaders say. But with Congress, it's never easy. A band of conservatives say they won't back legislation financing government agencies unless the bill blocks federal payments to Planned Parenthood. A…

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