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Speaker Of The House

  1. early and often
    The House Republicans Are in a Hell of Their Own MakingAll they need to do is elect a Speaker. The one thing they definitely can’t do is agree on a Speaker.
  2. early and often
    The Race for Speaker Is About to Get RealSteve Scalise and Jim Jordan face off in the Capitol Thunderdome. Here’s how they match up and who else might win the gavel if chaos ensues again.
  3. house arrest
    Kevin McCarthy Is Stuck in PlaceHe’s still far from becoming Speaker of the House, and it’s anyone’s guess what happens next.
  4. congress
    Bill Aims to Keep Trump From Becoming House SpeakerDemocrats could bar Trump and other nonmembers from serving as Speaker, but they may not want to draw attention to the zany proposal.
  5. donald trump
    Could Trump Become Speaker of the House?This bizarre scenario is technically possible, but fantasies about Trump returning to the White House via the Speakership are extremely far-fetched.
  6. politics
    Nancy Pelosi Is Narrowly Reelected House SpeakerWith 216 votes to her Republican opponent’s 209, the Democrat secured another term as leader of the House.
  7. early and often
    Is Hakeem Jeffries the Next Speaker — or Just Ripe for a Primary Challenge?The Brooklyn congressman has been pegged for political stardom. But the arrival of AOC in Washington might complicate his life.
  8. house democrats
    Pelosi Clinches Speakership With Term-Limit AgreementShe’ll be out of leadership by 2022.
  9. nancy pelosi
    Pelosi’s Future in Doubt as House Dem Dissidents Go Public in OppositionAnti-Pelosi House Democrats are close to the numbers needed to force her to step down, but aren’t there yet, and don’t have their own candidate.
  10. politics
    The Anti-Pelosi Democrats Have Started Plotting Against HerA group of House Democrats wants to prevent Pelosi from becoming speaker again, but they don’t have anyone willing to take her on.
  11. Amid Sex-Abuse Scandal, Jim Jordan Announces Run for SpeakerThe Ohio congressman is accused of knowing about sexual abuse while he was a coach at Ohio State and doing nothing to stop it.
  12. Tobacco Lover John Boehner Loves the Marijuana Business Now TooThe former House Speaker has joined the board of one of the nation’s largest cannabis companies.
  13. Failed Paul Ryan Challenger Plans to Challenge Him Again — for Speaker GavelAfter all, the Constitution says you don’t need to be a member of Congress.