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Biden Is Having None Of The Media BS About Democrats Catering To Republicans

President Biden was asked why he didn't speak to former Speaker McCarthy more, and his answer shot down the idea that he should make the effort to cater to House Republicans.

Jim Jordan Is Lining Up Support To Run For Speaker

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) is calling supporters and testing the waters for running to be the next Speaker of the House.

The high stakes in a new Supreme Court showdown over gerrymandering

The justices may have stepped away from their unrelenting hostility toward voting rights plaintiffs.

9 questions about Kevin McCarthy’s downfall and House GOP chaos, answered

How McCarthy got into this mess, who’ll be speaker next, and more.

Rep. Justin Jones files a federal lawsuit against Tennessee House speaker

The “Tennessee Three” member — who won back his seat after being expelled — claims that House Speaker Cameron Sexton has violated his constitutional rights.

America’s Political Turmoil

A survey of the chaos across the U.S. political system.

Today’s Top News: Secretary Blinken Travels to Mexico, and More

Exclusively from New York Times Audio, our new app.

October 5, 2023 - Russia-Ukraine news

A Russian missile strike killed dozens in a village near the eastern Ukrainian city of Kupiansk on Thursday, officials say, in what would be one of the deadliest attacks against civilians since the conflict began.

Kevin McCarthy’s Downfall Is the Culmination of the Tea Party

Political scientist Theda Skocpol on how tea party politics laid the foundation for the GOP’s current troubles.

New Jersey politics is a notorious mess. It's about to hit new levels of nasty.

In a state where politics is defined by its nasty underside, next cycle is shaping up to be particularly volatile.

House Speaker turmoil imperils future Ukraine funding

The ouster of Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) as Speaker is throwing the future of U.S. aid for Ukraine in the air. The assistance had already faced a tough path to passage, as more Republicans have…

GOP aims fire at Gaetz after McCarthy ouster

House Republicans are aiming their fire at Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) after the congressman staged a successful effort to oust Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) as Speaker, sharply criticizing the Flori…

Shocked Republicans look to pick up the pieces post-McCarthy

House Republicans still absorbing the shock of Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s (R-Calif.) unprecedented ouster as Speaker are being thrust into a new Speaker’s election that’s forcing them to grapple with ho…

McCarthy drama causes headaches for vulnerable Republicans

Republicans fear the GOP infighting that cost Kevin McCarthy his Speakership could drag them down in front-line races as they look to hold on to the House and flip the Senate. Many in the GOP say t…

Kristi Noem Reveals The Candidate She Thinks Has An ‘80% Chance’ Of Becoming Next Speaker

Republican Gov. Kristi Noem of South Dakota said Republican Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio has an “80% chance” to be the next speaker of the House of Representatives.

Pope Francis Scolds Americans as 'Irresponsible,' Demands Change to the 'Western Model'

Pope Francis singled out the U.S. in a new document calling for global action on what he called the "climate crisis."

Mitch McConnell Calls for Rule Change in House After He Claims It's 'Impossible' to Govern

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell advised the House Republicans to end the rule that resulted in Kevin McCarthy's removal as speaker.

GOP Rep. Graves: 'You Would Have Seen Fists Thrown' if the House Didn’t Recess

Representative Garret Graves (R-LA) said Wednesday on CNN's "The Lead" that he thinks the House GOP conference would have broken into a physical fight had they not recessed after Rep. Matt Gaetz's (R-FL) successful motion to vacate the speakership of Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA). | Clips

Opinion: Don't Let The Media Blame Democrats For Republican Dysfunction

Even after former Speaker Kevin McCarthy went back on the deal he made with House Democrats, House Republicans expected Democrats to help McCarthy fend off the same nihilist faction he elevated in order to get power.

Authoritarianism Expert's Chilling Trump Warning: 'Violence Is His Political Project Now'

“It is the thing, besides his own victimhood, that he brings up the most," said Ruth Ben-Ghiat.

Opinion | McCarthy was a loyal servant to Trump, and he got nothing for it

Kevin McCarthy: congratulations, you played yourself.

House speaker chaos: What is going on? Will it affect you? | CNN Politics

Washington and Congress have their own, often impenetrable, languages. So it may be somewhat confusing to assess what it means that the office of the speaker of the House of Representatives is vacant.

Party-switching billionaire targets California Republicans

Rick Caruso is rebranding himself as a benefactor for moderate Democrats. He told POLITICO he’ll focus on swing House seats in California.

The Hill’s Morning Report – Paralysis in the House

The House of Representatives is looking for a Speaker.   After Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s (R-Calif.) dramatic Tuesday ouster, and Rep. Patrick McHenry’s (R-N.C.) installation as acting Speaker, Rep…

Report: Bob Menendez's Wife Struck, Killed Pedestrian in 2018

Nadine Arslanian Menendez, the wife of indicted Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ), reportedly struck and killed a pedestrian in 2018.

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