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Demonstrators opposed to sending unaccompanied minor immigrants back to Central America protest in front of the White House earlier this month.
California Representative and former House GOP Whip Kevin McCarthy and RSC Chairman and Louisiana Representative Steve Scalise officially took their respective posts as Majority Leader and Majority Whip Thursday evening - although, the positions had essentially been run de-facto since the results of the leadership election on June 19. At the time ... (more)
House Republicans resurrected their bill to address the crisis at the U.S-Mexico border late on Thursday, and they are delaying a planned five-week recess in an attempt to pass the revived bill before Congress leaves town for its August recess.
In a huge embarrassment for the Republican leadership, the House has withdrawn a bill that would deal with the southern border crisis.
When Kevin Spacey was preparing to play ruthless House majority whip Frank Underwood on House of Cards , he turned to then-actual House majority whip Kevin McCarthy.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, shockingly defeated for renomination in Virginia, gave his final address as the No.
Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-OH, delivers remarks after a meeting with the US President and other congressional leaders on Syria at the White House in Washington, DC, September 3, 2013.
The structure of Greek tragedy is characterized by a set of conventions. The tragedy usually begins with a prologue, in which one or more characters introduce the drama and explain the background of the ensuing story.
Rep. Roger Williams is making moves to challenge National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Greg Walden for the chairmanship after this fall's elections.
Four Eric Cantor aides will keep their jobs but be working for a new boss by the end of the week.
Steve Scalise doesn't formally take over as majority whip until Thursday, but some House Republicans say he's already delivering on his twin campaign promises of bringing conservatives into the fold and consulting members on the front end of the policymaking process.
McCarthy is a genuinely nice guy who won a seat in Congress just eight years ago after a brief stint in the California Legislature, but is poised this week to become House majority leader and could, if Republicans continue their hold, become speaker in a few years.
Speaker of the House John Boehner of Ohio, flanked by fellow Republicans Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Washington and incoming majority leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California , speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington Tuesday.
"Thank you," said Speaker John Boehner, in an emotional send-off to his top lieutenant, who officially steps down from his top-level post at midnight Thursday to make way for Rep. Kevin McCarthy as the new majority leader.
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Steve Israel on Tuesday left the door open to the possibility of another shutdown due to the battle over reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank.
WASHINGTON: US politicians mired in Washington gridlock agree on virtually nothing these days.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 02:04 am
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