By Philip Klein | 06/19/14 06:15 PM
For good reason, conservatives lamented the fact that House Republicans on Thursday voted to replace Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., as majority leader with his hand picked successor, Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.
By Susan Ferrechio | 06/18/14 01:40 PM
They may be in the majority, but many House Republicans feel irrelevant. That’s the problem both candidates for House majority leader promised to fix when they delivered their pitches to the rank and file at a closed door meeting. “I want every member to feel relevant again,” Rep. Raul...
By Susan Ferrechio | 06/18/14 08:51 AM
Rep. Raul Labrador returned to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to formally begin rounding up support from fellow GOP lawmakers in his uphill bid to become majority leader.
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 Susan Ferrechio | 06/17/14 09:47 AM
Rep. Raul Labrador, R-Idaho, on Monday night delivered a written appeal to fellow GOP House lawmakers, seeking their vote in Thursday's vote to elect a new majority leader. He told members that because of divisions within the GOP, “the race needs another voice.” Labrador, who took office in...
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 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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