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House Republicans return to Capitol to face leadership mess

WASHINGTON - House Republicans return to Washington this week to confront a nearly unprecedented...King said.Last week, King circulated a letter to fellow House Republicans aimed at building support for Rep. Daniel Webster of Florida...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-19/house-republicans-return-cap
Nation and World
McCarthy abruptly withdraws candidacy for House speaker

...ever-deeper chaos for a divided Congress."We need a new face," McCarthy declared after a closed-door meeting where House Republicans were prepared to nominate him as speaker but instead listened in disbelief as he took himself out of the running...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-09/mccarthy-abruptly-withdraws-
Nation and World
Scramble to fill top jobs in House after Boehner exit

...a three-way contest with the No. 3 and No. 4 House Republicans, Steve Scalise of Louisiana and Cathy McMorris Rodgers...Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.A special House Republican meeting was scheduled for Tuesday evening to discuss...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-29/scramble-fill-top-jobs-house
Nation and World
GOP leaders seek to avert shutdown over Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON - House Republican leaders scrambled Thursday to head off a politically damaging government shutdown in two weeks over rebellious conservatives...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-18/gop-leaders-seek-avert-shutd
Nation and World
Social Security at 80: Overhaul time?

...far too many times for far too many years," said Rep. Tom Reed, R-N.Y.Reed sponsored a rule adopted by House Republicans that would prevent the House from redirecting the tax revenue without making changes to improve the overall financial...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-14/social-security-80-overhaul-time
Not For Web
New day for House as Ryan becomes the 54th speaker

...preferring to continue as chairman of the powerful tax-writing Ways and Means Committee. They argued that no other House Republican commanded his national profile, ability to unite and telegenic knack for communicating conservative ideas.Ryan...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-30/new-day-house-ryan-becomes-5
Nation and World
Fresh starts as GOP taps new speaker, OKs budget deal

WASHINGTON - House Republicans embraced a new leader Wednesday and swiftly consented to a major budget-and-debt deal to avert a federal financial crisis...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-29/fresh-starts-gop-taps-new-sp
Nation and World
Congress, Obama avert gov't shutdown

...done my best to try to clean it up," a good-humored Boehner told reporters after a closed-door gathering of House Republicans, his last such weekly meeting after nearly five years as speaker and a quarter-century on Capitol Hill.During...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-28/congress-obama-avert-govt-sh
Nation and World
John Boehner's here to stay, for now, with nothing to lose

WASHINGTON - Speaker John Boehner wants out. He really does.But the Ohio House Republican is staying put, for now - and that could improve the chances for a debt limit increase by early next month to avoid a market-shattering...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-11/john-boehners-here-stay-now-
Nation and World
No shutdown: Bill OK'd to keep gov't open

...showdown in December.Democrats helped beleaguered House Republican leaders pass the measure by 277-151 - a lopsided...tissue from aborted fetuses for scientific research.House Republicans opposed the measure by a clear margin, but Democratic...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-01/no-shutdown-bill-okd-keep-go
Nation and World

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