By Timothy P. Carney | 06/17/14 04:03 PM
California Congressman Kevin McCarthy will likely win the election this week for House majority leader. Then he'll spend six months working to keep that job when House Republicans choose their leadership again, after the November elections.
By Susan Ferrechio | 06/17/14 11:39 AM
Conservative talk show host Laura Ingraham on Tuesday warned Rep. Raul Labrador he is "squandering" an opportunity to win over conservative voters because of his support for increasing legal immigration. Labrador, R-Idaho, is running for House majority leader as an underdog conservative...
By David Limbaugh | 06/17/14 11:26 AM
My good friend Andy McCarthy has another book out, Faithless Execution, which couldn't be timelier in view of the deplorable state of current events in America. Though I have been a consistent critic of President Obama's -- decrying his lawlessness and his disastrous and destructive policies...
By Susan Ferrechio | 06/16/14 07:08 PM
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa has subpoenaed the commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service to testify next week before Congress about a trove of lost emails that could contain evidence of a plan to targeted conservative groups. Issa, R-Calif., will...
By Sean Lengell | 06/16/14 04:44 PM
A government watchdog group on Monday called on the Justice Department to investigate a claim by outgoing Rep. Vance McAllister that a House colleague accepted a $1,200 contribution in exchange for voting against legislation. Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) also...
By Kevin Daley | 06/16/14 03:00 PM
Rep. Raul Labrador, the Idaho Republican running for House majority leader, presided over chaos at this weekend's state GOP convention in Moscow, which abruptly adjourned Saturday after he failed to broker an agreement between the party's warring factions.
By David M. Drucker | 06/16/14 02:09 PM
Rep. Marlin Stutzman is showing enough strength in the race for House majority whip that some Republicans monitoring the contest are predicting it could go to a second ballot.
By David M. Drucker | 06/16/14 11:17 AM
As Rep. Raul Labrador launched his upstart bid for House Majority Leader on Friday, he ran into a big problem: He didn't have his colleagues' phone numbers. House Republican members and GOP aides, in interviews with the Washington Examiner over the weekend, said that the Idaho Republican has...
By David M. Drucker | 06/16/14 08:27 AM
If Rep. Kevin McCarthy becomes House majority leader in August as expected, it won't be the first time he's been in that kind of role. As a member of the California legislature, McCarthy was also a caucus leader. State Republicans who watched him in that job say he was a savant at cementing...
By Hugh Hewitt | 06/16/14 07:03 AM
"The secret to happiness is freedom. The secret to freedom is courage." Thucydides penned that 2,500 years ago, and the House Republicans should be thinking on that line -- especially this week. There are 234 Republicans in the House, who are about to elect a new leader. Are there at least...
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