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Who is Rep. Mike Johnson, the new House speaker?

Washington CNN  —  Rep. Mike Johnson, the new speaker of the House, has been a vocal supporter of former President Donald Trump and was a key congressional figure in the…

House Republicans vote on speaker nomination

Rep. Carlos Gimenez, who once pronounced himself OK – Only Kevin – is not so “only” anymore. The Florida Republican is now OK with fellow Floridian Rep. Byron Donalds, who he…

Jim Jordan presses ahead with speaker fight despite growing pressure to drop out

CNN  —  Republican Rep. Jim Jordan is pressing ahead with his speaker bid despite facing stiff opposition from within his own party and no clear path to win the gavel.…

Rep. Jim Jordan vows to stay in speaker race

Rep. Matt Gaetz leaves a Republican caucus meeting at the Capitol in Washington, DC, on Thursday. Alex Brandon/AP Amid the ongoing chaos in the speaker-less House, Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz…

House speaker race and vote

Rep. Andy Biggs said he doesn’t support the idea of empowering interim Speaker Patrick McHenry while Rep. Matt Rosendale said it would be “a dangerous consolidation of power.” Asked how…

House speaker race and expected vote

Former Speaker Kevin McCarthy speaks to the press after the motion to vacate his position passes in the US Capitol on October 3 in Washington, DC. Anna Rose Layden/Getty Images…

Analysis: House speaker crisis is a symptom of historic Republican divisions

CNN  —  You might have thought it was a Democrat who recently said that House Republicans were in the “same stupid clown car with a different driver.” And while I’m…

Steve Scalise scrambling to win over holdouts amid deep concerns he can’t get 217 votes for speaker

CNN  —  Majority Leader Steve Scalise is scrambling to lock down the votes to become the next House speaker, but protracted opposition to the Louisiana Republican inside the GOP conference…

October 11, 2023 – Steve Scalise wins Republican vote for House speaker nominee

Republican Rep. Nancy Mace speaks to reporters at the Capitol on Wednesday, October 11, 2023. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Republican Rep. Nancy Mace of South Carolina told CNN’s Jake Tapper on…

House GOP rejects proposal to raise vote threshold to nominate speaker

CNN  —  House Republicans have rejected a proposal to raise the threshold required to select a GOP speaker nominee – a proposal that was aimed at preventing a messy public…