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US aid to Ukraine hinges on House Speaker Johnson. His leadership is being tested by the far right

Evan Massoud

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy spoke with congressional leaders in Washington late last year he told them ...

Lawmakers honor House clerk who served during chaos of Jan. 6 and McCarthy speaker votes

Evan Massoud

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers on Tuesday honored the official charged with maintaining order in the House during two of the ...

Pelosi condemned for suggesting pro-Palestinian activists have ties to Russia

Evan Massoud

Supporters of a ceasefire in Gaza condemned comments made by the former House speaker Nancy Pelosi as “downright authoritarian” after ...

Pelosi faces criticism for suggesting some pro-Palestinian protesters are connected to Russia

Evan Massoud

Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is facing criticism after suggesting some pro-Palestinian protesters are “connected to Russia.” “We have to ...

Moderate Democrats say they’d save Speaker Mike Johnson if the right tries to oust him

Evan Massoud

WASHINGTON — A handful of moderate Democrats say they would be willing to save the new Republican House speaker, Mike ...

New Tennessee House rules seek to discourage more uproar after highly publicized expulsions

Evan Massoud

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Republican-run Tennessee House on Wednesday installed new rules limiting how long lawmakers can debate bills ...

House speaker criticizes Biden immigration policies during border trip

Evan Massoud

House Speaker Mike Johnson, a Louisiana Republican, blamed President Biden for the migrant crisis, saying Wednesday the president has the ...

US House majority whip Tom Emmer endorses Trump for president

Evan Massoud

Donald Trump secured the endorsement of Tom Emmer on Wednesday, completing a full House of Republican leaders backing the former ...

New Speaker Johnson’s budget strategy stretches US response in Middle East

Evan Massoud

House Speaker Johnson’s (R-La.) funding strategy is threatening to stretch the U.S military as it responds to heightened tensions with ...

Paul Ryan calls Trump a ‘populist, authoritarian narcissist’

Evan Massoud

After already blaming him for repeated Republican election losses, former House Speaker Paul Ryan on Wednesday didn’t mince words and ...

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