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Here are all the top contenders to be Trump's vice-presidential nominee in 2024

businessinsider.com Getty; BI Top Republicans have declared Trump to be the GOP's presumptive nominee. The former president will now face competing pressures to find his new running mate. Trump…

Republicans in damage control mode as Biden impeachment implodes

newsweek.com Prominent Republicans dramatically shifted their position on the importance of the evidence provided by former FBI informant Alexander Smirnov after he was charged with…

Republican dysfunction drives a wave of House retirements

nbcnews.com WASHINGTON — Some House lawmakers wait their entire political careers to reach one of the pinnacles of power on Capitol Hill: seizing a coveted committee gavel. That’s why…

Biden pours out another $6.5 billion for the CHIPS Act's costly protectionism

reason.com The White House this month announced plans for how it will direct billions of dollars in funding toward semiconductors, marking a new phase in the implementation of the…

"Close To A Deal Or It's About To Blow Up": Speaker Johnson Enters McCarthy Territory As March Deadline Looms

zerohedge.com "Close To A Deal Or It's About To Blow Up": Speaker Johnson Enters McCarthy Territory As March Deadline Looms While House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) last week told…

More Republicans now want climate action. But Trump could derail everything

politico.com Former President Donald Trump’s hard-line positions on climate change aren’t deterring some members of his party from backing policies to stop global warming. But their…

James Comer resignation calls grow after Russian intel bombshell

newsweek.com House Oversight Committee Chair James Comer, who is leading an investigation into the Biden family's finances, is facing calls to resign from liberals and Democratic…

House Democrat floats Mike Johnson protection measure

axios.com A moderate House Democrat is circulating a resolution to protect Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) from a potential removal attempt by one of his party's hardliners, Axios has…

House Republicans privately expect government shutdown

axios.com Behind closed doors, House Republicans have shifted from optimistically cautious to expecting a government shutdown, Axios has learned. Why it matters: House Speaker Mike…

Trump backs McCarthy’s chosen successor for House seat

politico.com Former President Donald Trump endorsed Kevin McCarthy’s chosen successor for his House seat Tuesday, giving Assemblymember Vince Fong a major advantage in a deep red Central…

7 Trump losses in a row, and counting

aol.com Donald Trump surprised the world by winning the US presidential election in 2016, establishing a mystique as somebody who can break rules, violate norms, take crazy risks,…

Why are Republicans leaving Congress?

theweek.com Some of Congress' most experienced Republicans are headed for the exits. The 118th Congress has been "dominated by and " among House Republicans, said, highlighted by an…

A GOP congressman says he has 'zero concerns' about the wave of departures from the House: 'We probably need a few more retirements'

businessinsider.com Rep. Bob Good of Virginia. AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein Rep. Bob Good isn't concerned about the wave of House GOP retirements ahead of the 2024 elections. "I think the…

Nancy Mace Goes Nuclear On ‘Loser’ Kevin McCarthy After He Claimed She Once Needed to ‘Seek Help’ For Mental Health Issues

mediaite.com AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill; @NancyMace on Twitter/X Former California congressman Kevin McCarthy lashed out at his former House GOP colleagues last week, namely the eight who…

‘I Love This’: Matt Gaetz Praises CNN Article Detailing How He’s Made Congress ‘So Miserable’ Many Top Republicans Are Leaving

mediaite.com Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call via AP Images Controversial Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) delighted Monday in a new report from CNN in which former Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) argued…

A guide to the 5 GOP factions roiling the House

politico.com Speaker Mike Johnson hasn’t had much success taming the House GOP’s constantly warring factions. The situation has, if anything, gotten worse under his reign. Just over…

House Will Vote On Alejandro Mayorkas’ Impeachment After Committee Approval

forbes.com Republicans on the House Committee on Homeland Security voted Tuesday to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, sending the issue to a vote by the full…

The House Ethics Committee isn't done investigating Rep. Matt Gaetz

msnbc.com The House Ethics Committee has subpoenaed Rep. Matt Gaetz’s ex-girlfriend as part of its reopened investigation into the Florida Republican. The committee has asked for the…

Why Alexey Navalny's death is unlikely to change Congress' Ukraine aid quagmire

businessinsider.com If Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's pleas couldn't change enough Republicans' minds, it's unclear how Alexey Navalny's death will be any different. Omar…

As chaos mounts in Congress, are House Republicans throwing in the towel?

newsweek.com The House Republican Conference has seen an unusual flurry of high-profile retirement announcements this year that has some political observers wondering whether this trend…

House Republicans are giving up on Congress despite holding the majority: 'This place is so broken'

businessinsider.com On Wednesday, Rep. Mark Green — who's just 59 years old — became the 5th GOP committee chair to announce his retirement. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images House Republicans keep…

House Democratic Caucus Chair warns of possible March government shutdown

newsweek.com The House of Representatives leaves D.C. today and isn't scheduled to return till February 28, leaving just three days to avoid a partial government shutdown—and House…

Ousting Kevin McCarthy has been a disaster for House Republicans

businessinsider.com Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) celebrates with the gavel after being elected as Speaker in the House Chamber at the US Capitol Building on January 07, 2023, in…

House Republicans fret over discharge petition against Mike Johnson

newsweek.com Republicans in the House of Representatives are fretting about the possibility of a discharge petition aimed at bringing a $95.34 billion package of military aid to U.S.…

Mike Johnson’s hapless speakership reaches new, embarrassing low

msnbc.com As members of Congress prepared to take a two-week break, House Speaker Mike Johnson hoped to tackle some priorities on his to-do list. First up was a bill to reauthorize…

Interest on national debt could threaten U.S. economic stability, CBO director tells House panel

cnbc.com CBO Director Phillip Swagel testifies during the House Budget Committee hearing titled "The Congressional Budget Office's Budget and Economic Outlook," in Longworth Building…

House Ethics Obtains Text Messages From Gaetz Inviting Woman His Friend Paid for Sex on ‘High-Quality Adventurous’ Trip to Keys: Report

mediaite.com Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call via AP Images Trouble may be brewing for Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL), according to a new ABC News report that House Ethics investigators had obtained text…

Budget chief faces some heat as Congress feuds over spending

thehill.com Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Director Philip Swagel faced hours of questions before House Budget Committee on the challenges to the nation’s fiscal trajectory — and a…

McCarthy Goes Nuclear On Matt Gaetz, Accuses Him of Embellishing Ties to Trump and Lying ‘About Who He Sleeps With’

mediaite.com Kevin McCarthy is kicking his revenge tour into high gear, or it at least appears that way based on his comments this week to reporters about Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL), the…

House Republicans Finally, Barely Pull Off Their Impeachment Stunt

vanityfair.com It took them two tries. But in the end, House Republicans were finally able to realize their dreams of impeaching Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. “For nearly…

Johnson faces waves of buyer’s remorse

politico.com For nine months in his speakership, Kevin McCarthy seemed like a man with a title but no power — desperately improvising to keep his job amid factions ready to turn on him…

Republican pollster issues warning to GOP: "Final wakeup call"

newsweek.com Republican pollster Frank Luntz warned Republicans that Democrats flipping George Santos' old congressional seat should be a "final warning call" to the party before the…

Kevin McCarthy cracks the door open to future run for office in rare Capitol Hill visit

axios.com Former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) cracked the door open for another run for public office during a surprise visit to the Capitol on Tuesday. Why it matters: The…

Nikki Haley Says Trump Trying To Influence Election Through RNC Appointments: 'Is That How You're Going To Try And Take An Election?'

benzinga.com Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley has implied that Donald Trump is attempting to sway this year’s election results by promoting his former campaign advisor and…

The One Border Question Dems Can’t Answer

zerohedge.com The One Border Question Dems Can’t Answer Authored by Frank Miele via RealClear Wire, Conservative Republicans have managed to defeat the fake border security bill wrapped…

Democrat Tom Suozzi wins New York special election, flips Santos' old seat

businessinsider.com Former Congressman Tom Suozzi Mary Altaffer/AP Democrat Tom Suozzi will be returning to Congress after winning George Santos' old seat. Suozzi's victory means that House…

House Republicans have impeached the first Cabinet secretary in almost 150 years

businessinsider.com Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas Stephanie Scarbrough/AP House Republicans rammed through the impeachment of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.…

Will the race to succeed George Santos in Congress be a bellweather?

pbs.org An unusual special election in New York City’s suburbs on Tuesday could be a bellwether in the fight for control of Congress. Former U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi, a Democrat, faces…

Live Results: New York special election to replace George Santos

pbs.org The epilogue to Republican George Santos’ short and tumultuous congressional career will be written Tuesday as voters in New York’s third congressional district decide who…

House Republicans' narrow majority could get even smaller if Democrats flip Santos' old seat on Tuesday

businessinsider.com Former Congressman Tom Suozzi, a New York Democrat, is facing off against Republican Mazi Pilip for the right to replace George Santos. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via…

What to know about the special elections for George Santos and Kevin McCarthy’s seats

pbs.org House Republicans have been navigating a new year while missing a few key members, adding stress to an already narrow majority in the chamber. Earlier this month, they fell…

‘Target On All Their Backs’: CNN Reports Kevin McCarthy to Join Outside Groups In Trying to Get Rid of GOP House Members Who Ousted Him

mediaite.com CNN Congressional reporters Melanie Zanona and Manu Raju discussed Sunday the ongoing efforts to punish the eight House GOP members who voted to oust Speaker Kevin McCarthy…

Trump-backing US Senate Republicans souring on longtime leader McConnell

investing.com Top U.S. Senate Republican Mitch McConnell's negotiations with Democrats to try to secure more Ukraine aid has drawn mounting attacks from hardliners within his party that…

Congress agrees on how much to spend

washingtonpost.com Lawmakers are racing to beat fast-approaching government shutdown deadlines in March, but deep policy divisions may slow them down on everything from passenger rail funding…

Dem Calls For 25th Amendment Against Trump Come Back To Haunt

zerohedge.com Dem Calls For 25th Amendment Against Trump Come Back To Haunt Authored by Susan Crabtree via RealClear Wire, Thursday’s news crescendo ending in a calamitous presidential…

Trump endorsement could spell end to Bud Light boycott

bostonherald.com ST. LOUIS — Anheuser-Busch InBev stock prices are inching closer to what they were last year before sales tanked, thanks at least in part to a recent endorsement by former…

Former Matt Gaetz Associate Is Cooperating in House Investigation: Lawyer

vanityfair.com A chief witness and onetime friend of Representative Matt Gaetz is cooperating in an unfolding House Ethics Committee investigation into whether the Florida politician had…

The US Congress remains far from the finish line of a budget deal

economist.com AFTER MONTHS of wrangling and short-term extensions, on January 7th America’s congressional leaders announced the outline of an agreement to avoid a government shutdown. If…

From duck stamps to doomsday: the past year in American politics

economist.com THE YEAR began with the swearing-in of a new Congress, after Republicans won a slim majority in the midterms. In January Kevin McCarthy was eventually chosen as speaker of…

An accidental discovery in rural California raised biosecurity fears

economist.com On a December day in 2022, Jesalyn Harper went to a vacant warehouse to check out some suspicious parking. She was the only full-time code-enforcement officer in the town of…

Rosendale sets up messy GOP primary in a must-win state

politico.com Rep. Matt Rosendale (R-Mont.) launched a Senate bid on Friday and created a messy Republican primary in a must-win state — a move that Senate GOP leaders had been trying to…

Democrats know they have a Biden problem but they're standing by him

businessinsider.com President Joe Biden Evan Vucci/AP Voters have repeatedly said they are worried about Biden's age. In the wake of special counsel Robert Hur's report, Democrats are rallying…

The week Trump seized unmatched control over the GOP

politico.com On Thursday — the same day Trump romped in the Nevada caucuses orchestrated by a state party whose chair was indicted after falsely claiming to be an elector for Trump in…

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