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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.
Ex-House Speaker Tom Foley Dies at 84 Tom Foley, the courtly former speaker of the U.S. House who lost his seat when Republicans seized control of Congress in 1994, has died of complications from a stroke. He was 84.
Gingrich: Afghanistan May Be 'Undoable' Mission Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich says he thinks U.S. involvement in the region around Afghanistan may be risking the lives of young troops in a mission that "may not be doable."