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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Soul-searching in House as McCarthy tries to lock up job

...WASHINGTON - Stunned and divided, House Republicans sought a way forward Tuesday...House.Amid the jockeying, House Republicans met behind closed doors Tuesday...soul-searching about the state of House Republicans.In a statement seeking his...
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