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  • Harris looking at run for Republican Study Committee

    Harris looking at run for Republican Study Committee
    The Republican leadership shuffle playing out in the House of Representatives may have created an opening for Rep. Andy Harris, Maryland's sole GOP lawmaker. Sources close to the second-term congressman from Cockeysville say he is working toward a run...
  • Harris eyes influential House caucus of conservatives

    Harris eyes influential House caucus of conservatives
    Rep. Andy Harris, Maryland's sole Republican in Congress, said Friday he is seeking the chairmanship of an influential conservative caucus of lawmakers in the House of Representatives. The Cockeysville lawmaker wants to lead the Republican Study...
  • Roll Call's 10 'poorest' members of Congress for 2014

    WASHINGTON Roll Call's annual list of the 10 "poorest" members of Congress contains one majority whip, one party chairman, one formerly impeached judge and one senator. As usual, the quirks of the disclosure rules make it impossible to know exactly how...
  • Is Obama trying to get impeached to distract us?

    Is Obama trying to get impeached to distract us?
    Please pay very close attention to this column, because the Obama administration will probably attempt to distract you as you're reading. That distraction could come in the form of lawless government overreach or an outbreak of international violence....
  • House extends session to try again on child immigrant bill Obama vows to veto

    WASHINGTON In a stunning series of stops and starts to resolve the border crisis Thursday, the House of Representatives debated a bill to help resolve the flow of unaccompanied children over the southeastern border, then GOP leaders, facing defeat, pulled...
  • Kevin McCarthy tested as he begins tenure as House majority leader

    Rep. Kevin McCarthy of Bakersfield faced an immediate test as his ascension to House majority leader became official Thursday, as he and other Republican leaders struggled to build support for their bill to provide emergency funds for the immigration...
  • Carl Leubsdorf: Threats of impeachment all too common since Nixon left office

    Forty years after the Watergate scandal forced President Richard Nixon to resign or face certain impeachment and conviction, Washington's increasing partisanship too often leads to politicians threatening to go there. The consensus in 1974 was that the...
  • Republicans can't stop talking about impeaching Obama

    When Republicans in Congress complained about his relentless attacks on their record, reporters dubbed President Truman "Give 'em Hell Harry." To which Truman fired back: "I never gave anybody hell! I just told the truth and they thought it was hell!"...
  • Jim Lee: It's our political mess to clean up

    The dust is settling a bit from former GOP Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s defeat in the June 10 Virginia primary, but the former proud political party that has been usurped by Republican-in-name-only tea partiers remains deeply troubled and in...
  • Illinois colleague expects Roskam to run for whip job

    Illinois colleague expects Roskam to run for whip job
    WASHINGTON — Rep. Peter Roskam is likely to run for the third-ranking spot in GOP House leadership, according to Rep. Randy Hultgren, one of his Illinois colleagues. “He’s letting people know that if there’s an opening for the...
  • Kevin McCarthy elected Republican House majority leader

    Kevin McCarthy elected Republican House majority leader
    Republicans in the House of Representatives on Thursday chose Kevin McCarthy of California as the chamber's next majority leader, a Republican aide announced. McCarthy, currently the party's No. 3 leader in the House, defeated Representative Raul...
  • Push for Southerner helps defeat Roskam for No. 3 House GOP post

    Push for Southerner helps defeat Roskam for No. 3 House GOP post
    WASHINGTON — There were multiple factors in the defeat of Illinois’ Peter Roskam at the hands of a Louisiana lawmaker in his bid Thursday for the GOP’s third-ranking job in the House of Representatives. Southern lawmakers were keen for...