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Trump ally Mike Johnson elected House speaker three weeks after McCarthy ouster

CNN  —  The Republican-led House elected Rep. Mike Johnson as the new House speaker on Wednesday – a major leadership change that comes three weeks after the historic ouster of…

Speaker fight: Kevin McCarthy allies weigh nominating him

CNN  —  Former Speaker Kevin McCarthy said Tuesday that he will support whichever candidate for speaker gets the Republican GOP conference’s support, after urging his supporters in the conference not…

Jim Jordan, Steve Scalise run to replace Kevin McCarthy

Members of the House of Representatives participate in the vote for Speaker on the first day of the 118th Congress on January 3. Win McNamee/Getty Images The battle to win the…

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 denies reports he’s leaving Congress

CNN  —  Former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy is denying reports that he is expected to step down from Congress before the end of his term – telling reporters on Friday…

The next GOP speaker will face the same traps that doomed McCarthy

CNN  —  Getting rid of Kevin McCarthy didn’t solve anything. Whoever succeeds the former House speaker will need to defuse the hazardous and self-defeating political forces inside the Republican conference…

An early look at possible successors to McCarthy for House speaker

CNN  —  Following Kevin McCarthy’s historic ouster as House speaker, names have started to emerge as possible successors to take over the gavel. With McCarthy announcing Tuesday night he will…

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…

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,…

Tensions erupt between McCarthy and Gaetz at closed-door House GOP meeting as shutdown nears

CNN  —  Tensions erupted as House Republicans met behind closed-doors on Thursday, the latest sign of deep divisions and infighting as the House GOP conference has failed to coalesce around…