North Dakota Senate majority leader Sen. Rich Wardner (R-Dickinson), center, along with Sen. Dwight Cook (R-Mandan), left, and House majority leader Rep. Al Carlson (R-Fargo) and Rep. Craig Headland (R-Montpelier), back right TOM STROMME...Show More Summary
The Virginia GOP House caucus has named its leadership team in an important election year. The Republicans officially named House Majority Leader Kirk Cox as speaker designee, the de facto … Click to Continue »
The long-time Republican majority leader in the House of Representative has stepped down a week after surviving a confidence vote. Republican Rep. Micky Hammon of Decatur announced Wednesday that he … Click to Continue »
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, and House Majority Whip Steve Scalise meet with reporters on Capitol Hill. O n February 15, the U.S. House of Representatives voted...Show More Summary
Kevin McCarthy, the House majority leader, represents a Trump-supporting rural area in California. His message to the state: Poking the president could hurt you.
I applaud their efforts to make the extremely bad the enemy of the utterly unspeakable: Some conservative House Republicans are objecting to a major part of the Obamacare replacement outline presented to them by party leaders, underscoring the party’s continuing inability to agree on an alternative health plan. The proposal would allow Americans who lack […]
Rep. Jason Chaffetz, the chairman of the House Oversight Committee, has been doing a really great job not investigating some of the major controversies surrounding the Trump White House. Mitch McConnell, the Majority Leader of the Senate,...Show More Summary
Bay Area political events: Town halls, anti-Trump rallies Political events Health care forum: A discussion on how to save the Affordable Care Act, hosted by House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi at 10:30 a.m. at the Delancey Street Foundation,...Show More Summary
Trump's fellow Republicans control majorities in both the Senate and House. To date, congressional leaders have not moved to advance any new legislation related to sanctions on Russia.
Politico reports: The executive powers of President Donald Trump are not above judicial review, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday, offering gentle pushback that followed assertions from White House senior policy adviser...Show More Summary
The North Dakota House is considering a plan to eliminate the nine-member board that oversees the Public Employee Retirement System and give the Legislature more oversight. Majority Leader Al Carlson … Click to Continue »
This isn’t going to end well. There is a crowd forming outside Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell’s house in Louisville, Kentucky. Phil Lewis, a front page editor for the Huffington Post shared these pictures via his twitter account Friday night. Show More Summary
By Val Hoyle of Eugene, Oregon. Val is the former Majority Leader of the Oregon House of Representatives. It's rare that I find myself in strong agreement with The Oregonian, however I was encouraged by their editorial last week about the importance of local electeds speaking out against President Trump's executive order. Show More Summary
While House and Senate GOP leaders still insist they can enact a major tax reform this year, tax experts predict it could take years for...
House Majority Leader Al Carlson speaks in favor of legislation stiffening penalties for rioting, a reaction to the #NoDAPL protests. During their floor session today the North Dakota House of Representatives took up a number of bills inspired by the turbulent, often unlawful #NoDAPL protests of the last several months. Show More Summary
The House majority leader’s relationship with the new president has set the stage for a rapid legislative blitz in the early months of the Trump administration.
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen holds a major rally to launch her presidential programme on Sunday featuring many of the themes that propelled Donald Trump to the White House. Meanwhile, centrist independent Emmanuel Macron, riding high in the polls, said on Saturday he could unite a divided France at a major campaign rally that drew thousands of enthralled supporters.
CASHING IN: EX-HOUSE MAJORITY LEADER OPENS LOBBY BIZ (Raleigh News & Observer) -- Former N.C. House Majority Leader Mike Hager, a Rutherfordton Republican who resigned from the legislature last August, says he’s launching a lobbying firm. Show More Summary
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite House Speaker Paul Ryan, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, and House Majority Whip Steve Scalise meet with reporters on Capitol Hill. U.S. foreign policy has long sought to advance democracy around the...Show More Summary
Noted religious scholar Reza Aslan took House Majority Leader Paul Ryan to task on Monday, admonishing him for setting aside his beliefs and backing President Donald Trump’s decidedly un-Christian decision to refuse to take in desperate refugees from war-torn Syria. In a video posted to...