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.
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.
Only three weeks from now, Trey Gowdy will face Hillary Clinton in an open hearing. That event is framed not by her email controversy, but by the blurted confession of Speaker-to-be Kevin McCarthy – who ...
John Boehner's resignation as Speaker of the House has helped free him and his Republican colleagues in Congress for something important: doing their 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 ...
Blasting hard-line conservatives as "false prophets," U.S. House Speaker John Boehner on Sunday said Congress will avoid a government shutdown this week.