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House Freedom Caucus Looks To Be A Force — In Leadership And Lawmaking

Meet the new right-wing group that’s going to be a huge headache for John Boehner.

February 4, 2015

Conservatives Take Credit For Derailing Border Security Bill

The new Congress presents the same old problems for John Boehner.

January 27, 2015

McCarthy On Track For House Majority Leader Post

Washington (AFP) – Republican Kevin McCarthy was widely expected to ascend Thursday to U.S. House majority leader, a position vacated by Eric Cantor who triggered a GOP leadership scramble last week with his shock primary loss. McCarthy, elected to Congress just eight years ago from overwhelmingly Democratic California, was among the group of “Young Guns” […]

June 19, 2014

Tea Party Challenger To Take On McCarthy For GOP Leader

By Lisa Mascaro and Michael A. Memoli, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Conservative Rep. Raúl Labrador of Idaho will challenge California’s Kevin McCarthy for the House leadership, a long-shot bid backed by outside Tea Party’ groups to boost a red-state Republican to majority leader. Labrador said Friday he was jumping into the race because the […]

June 13, 2014