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

...up his responsibility as Benghazi committee chairman. "I've never run for any leadership job," he said.House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana and Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price of Georgia already are competing fiercely for the...
Nation and World
My Turn: 29th Alaska Legislature has new faces in new positions after election

...Millett, also of Anchorage, will become Majority Leader. Rep. Bob Herron, a Democrat of Bethel, will serve as Majority Whip, a step up to leadership for one of the few Democrats in the House Majority. Two longtime House Finance Committee...
House majority, minority announce new organization

...29th Legislature:? Speaker: Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski? Majority Leader: Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage? Majority Whip: Bob Herron, D-Bethel? Minority Leader: Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage ? Minority Whip: Max Gruenberg, D-Anchorage? Democratic...
Senate balance of power at stake in election expensive and sometime contentious campaign.On the House side, Rep. Peggy Wilson, R-Wrangell, the House majority whip, won in a three-way race that included Rep. Kyle Johansen, R-Ketchikan. Johansen, a former House majority...
Retire Young, send Benson instead

...dreamed up. Don Young has greater-than-average connections with disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff and former House Majority Whip Tom DeLay. And Alaskans disapprove of his arrogance. He's "phoning in" his campaign again this year and doesn't...
State Briefs

...circumstances are right. "I've got good support," said Young. But he would not seek the seat if his friend, House Majority Whip Tom DeLay, a Texas Republican, sought it, he said. Young has been chairman of the House Committee on Transportation...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...political say he'd have standing alone. Foster will retain his seat on the House Finance Committee and the title of majority whip. His one vote gives the Republican-led caucus the two-thirds majority needed to pass some procedural measures...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...The first blowhard to insinuate himself into the Elian dispute was Tom DeLay, a Texas Republican who is the House majority whip. Soon after Elian's father arrived in Washington, DeLay suggested that he pay a visit to Capitol Hill to meet GOP...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...public disillusionment with the delaying tactics. A vote has been promised during July. Now Speaker Dennis Hastert and Majority Whip Tom DeLay have a new stratagem: Let the matter come up for a vote, but adopt an amended version so as to require...
Losing the war is winning

...of victory no matter how far away it might seem, acknowledges the troop surge is producing results. So does Senate Majority Whip Richard Durbin, D-Ill. Of course, they quickly add, as did Levin, that a political settlement has not yet been...


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