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Jim Jordan, Steve Scalise run to replace Kevin McCarthy

A woman walks past the US Capitol on Tuesday. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters Washington and Congress have their own, often impenetrable, languages. So it may be somewhat confusing to assess what it…

Jim Jordan, Steve Scalise run to replace Kevin McCarthy

Republican lawmakers returning to Washington this week will do so without a House speaker, setting up a high-pressure situation to reach consensus on a candidate to wield the gavel –…

McCarthy became the latest victim of Trump’s extreme GOP revolution

CNN  —  Kevin McCarthy’s big mistake was trying to govern. The now ex-speaker’s historic ouster came only three days after he was forced to use Democratic votes to head off…

McCarthy will not run for speaker again after House votes to oust him

CNN  —  Kevin McCarthy will not run for speaker again after the House ousted him from the top leadership post in a historic vote on Tuesday, a move that threatens…

Congress averts government shutdown, leaving Kevin McCarthy in speakership fight

President Joe Biden delivers remarks from the White House in Washington, DC, on October 1. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images President Joe Biden called on Republicans to keep their word about support…

Why McCarthy decided to take on his right flank and prevent the shutdown

CNN  —  Speaker Kevin McCarthy didn’t know whether the House could avoid a government shutdown when he met with his divided Republican conference on Saturday morning. But behind closed doors,…

Gaetz war against McCarthy could leave Dems playing kingmaker

CNN  —  With the clock ticking down toward a government shutdown, Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz approached a Democratic lawmaker on the House floor this week with a surprising pitch. Gaetz,…

GOP hardliners sink Pentagon bill in another blow for McCarthy

CNN  —  The House on Thursday has voted down a rule that would have advanced a Defense Department bill, another stumbling block for Speaker Kevin McCarthy and House Republican leadership…

House Democrats weigh risky strategy: Whether to save McCarthy

CNN  —  House Democrats have begun internal discussions about how to deal with the prospects of a chaotic situation: The possibility that Speaker Kevin McCarthy could lose his job in…

McCarthy said Defense Department bill will come to floor this week ‘win or lose’

CNN  —  House Speaker Kevin McCarthy said Sunday that the Defense Department appropriations bill that was paused last week before it even made it to the floor for debate will…