Right-wing "Freedom Caucus" is throwing another roadblock in front of Kevin McCarthy's bid for Speaker of the House.
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said on Wednesday that discussions were under way to deal with a looming Nov. 5 deadline to raise the federal debt limit but no decisions have been made.
House Democrats are taking the gloves off, after the Republican leadership's public admission that the Benghazi committee is all a political game.
House Republicans will meet this Thursday to choose their party's nominee for the post, but the speaker is elected by the entire House of Representatives.
The top House Republican in charge of investigating the White House is now set to run for Speaker of the House.
Kevin McCarthy's meteoric rise was due to one thing.
Outgoing House Speaker Johnson Boehner needed support from Democrats to keep the government open, as a majority of Republicans voted against it.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) formally launched his bid to become speaker of the House on Monday afternoon, telling restive colleagues he plans to share more authority if elected to the most powerful job ...
Republican lawmakers jockeyed for position on Sunday in the race to replace House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner as conservatives sought to exert influence over the election and push their party's leadership further to the ...
Boehner's announcement that he was leaving Congress highlighted the split in his party between conservatives and more moderate Republicans.
The U.S. House of Representatives defeated a resolution backing the nuclear agreement with Iran on Friday, in a symbolic vote engineered by congressional Republicans who object to the deal.
"We've got some momentum built up on our side," said White House spokesman Josh Earnest at a briefing, referring to the 30 Senators who have publicly announced support for the deal.