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Fresh Starts as GOP Taps New Speaker, Approves Budget DealHouse Republicans embraced a new leader Wednesday and swiftly consented to a major budget-and-debt deal to avert a federal financial crisis.
Paul Ryan is in, Will Seek Job of House SpeakerRep. Paul Ryan is formally declaring his candidacy for speaker of the House after getting unified support from across the Republican conference.
Ryan to Seek Speakership if Unity Candidate of House GOPWisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan told House Republicans late Tuesday that he will run for House Speaker if he is the unity candidate of the divided party.
Paul Ryan Weighs Pros, Cons of Becoming Next House SpeakerWith Republican Party elders practically begging Rep. Paul Ryan to become the next House speaker, the pressure on him to seek the post is immense.
Divided House Republicans See Savior in Paul RyanEndlessly divided, House Republicans pleaded with Rep. Paul Ryan on Friday to rescue them from their damaging leadership vacuum.
Frank Luntz: 'God Help Us' If Paul Ryan Doesn't Become House SpeakerThe pressure is mounting for Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., to run for speaker of the House.
House Conservatives Oppose McCarthy, Search for AlternativeThe House's most hard-edged conservatives are anxious to derail Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's bid to become speaker, but they're outnumbered and their chosen candidate lacks support.
Boehner: House to Vote for Speaker Oct. 29, Other Jobs AfterHouse Speaker John Boehner has scheduled the House election to replace him for Oct. 29 and delayed votes for lower-level posts until after that.
Kevin McCarthy Announces Candidacy for House SpeakerHouse Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy officially announced his candidacy for House Speaker Monday.
Ohio Man Accused Of Threatening To Poison John BoehnerFederal prosecutors allege country club bartender Michael R. Hoyt threatened to poison the speaker's drink.
Boehner: US Should Help Iraq in Anti-Terror Fight House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that the United States should provide more equipment and other aid to the Iraqi government in its battle against al-Qaida militants, but he ruled out a reintroduction of U.S. troops for now.
Obama to Take Part in Foley MemorialPresident Barack Obama will take part in a memorial service for former House Speaker Tom Foley next Tuesday at the Capitol building.
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