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Berlin representative chosen as new House Speaker

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut House of Representatives has chosen its new Speaker.

On Wednesday, the opening day of the General Assembly, members elected Democratic Berlin Rep. 122 more words


House re-elects Republican Paul Ryan as speaker, will lead hefty GOP majority

WASHINGTON — Paul Ryan was easily re-elected Speaker of the House of the 115th Congress, following a vote in the chamber Tuesday.

Only one Republican member defected — Kentucky Republican Rep. 865 more words


Republicans unanimously nominate Paul Ryan as House Speaker

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Paul Ryan unanimously won his GOP colleagues’ votes on Tuesday for another term at the helm of the House. He told fellow Republicans he had President-elect Donald Trump’s support, and heralded “the dawn of a new, unified Republican government.” 823 more words


Newt Gingrich to Megyn Kelly: You're 'fascinated with sex'

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Republican House Speaker Newt Gingrich has told Fox News host Megyn Kelly she is “fascinated with sex” amid criticism of her coverage of sexual misconduct accusations against GOP presidential nominee… 119 more words


Ryan facing threats to speakership over Trump flap

Ryan facing threats to speakership over Trump flap


so it has gotten to the Point where Your job is on the line for doing the right thing or for standing for your own morals ? 34 more words

House Speaker Paul Ryan tells colleagues he won’t campaign for Donald Trump

ST. LOUIS — House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) told colleagues Monday he will no longer campaign for or defend GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump, even as Trump’s top advisers said he would keep up his offensive against Hillary Clinton. 2,101 more words

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Trump’s Remarks and a Party in Turmoil

By Carolina Espinal 

The beginning of the 2016 presidential cycle introduced a gamut of Republican candidates that, over time, trickled out with the emergence of Donald J. 496 more words