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Speaker of the House?

As I was watching the news yesterday, I realized I don’t know much about the responsibilities of the House Speaker.  Maybe you have heard all the recent buzz about John Boehner announcing his retirement, Kevin McCarthy withdrawing from the race, and the latest rumors about Paul Ryan running. 158 more words


More updates on McCarthy

It seems the rumor about McCarthy withdrawing his nomination for speaker of the house was true.  Now, begins the next phase… speculating why that is.  One of the rumors explaining this is that he was having an affair that someone was threatening to expose. 50 more words


This Would Have Never Happened to Frank Underwood

Yesterday, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy decided to pull his name out of contention for Speaker of the House. The resulting scramble for the rest of the afternoon is the political equivalent to the end of a precarious game of Jenga. 1,314 more words


Illinois peeps, check out - Republicans to Meet Amid Turmoil After Kevin McCarthy’s Exit From Speaker Race

The struggle to restore order to the party’s leadership comes as the Republicans confront major fiscal issues with rapidly approaching deadlines.. via NYT U.S. http://ift.tt/1VIVbur


Crisis Management: The House GOP and Speaker of the House

Today (October 8, 2015) Republican Kevin McCarthy just dropped out of the race to be the nominee as potential Speaker of the House. After former Speaker of the House John Boehner resigned from his post, McCarthy stepped forward for the position and vote of congress to accept him. 380 more words


Around the World in 60 Seconds: Today’s top stories

Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for Oct. 8, 2015.

The Kevin McCarthy withdrawal was another huge victory for hardline, Tea Party Republicans…

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