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Johnson is a relative newcomer to Congress who has never even chaired a committee, and he is a close ally of former President Donald Trump.
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And why he almost certainly will not
The libertarian-adjacent Kentucky congressman says he's against the effort to depose Speaker Kevin McCarthy.
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The investigation could look into "allegations of abuse of power, obstruction, and corruption" related to the president's involvement in his son's foreign business dealings.
New work requirements will target those over age 50, but the debt ceiling deal also loosens existing work requirements for those under age 50.
Even taking all the money from every billionaire wouldn't cover our coming bankruptcy.
But a lot of Republicans probably will.
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The deal will freeze non-military discretionary spending this year and allow a 1 percent increase in 2024.
It's time for President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy to strike a deal that will avoid a default and cut spending.
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The most important part of the Limit, Grow, Save Act is the limits.
A return to so-called normal order wouldn't fix all of Washington's many problems, but it would be a step in the right direction.
An impasse created by years of politicized, myopic decision making in Washington is pushing the federal government ever closer to a dangerous cliff.
Congress' end-of-year rush to fund the federal government has become the norm.
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Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid are still the chief drivers of our future debt. But Republicans aren't touching them.
While some Republicans may have had misguided motivations, a few disrupted McCarthy's campaign in order to enact fiscal restraint. Their colleagues were fine with business as usual.
Kevin McCarthy's pick to lead the House Foreign Affairs Committee evades any post-Trump humbleness in foreign policy.
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This week's Republican revolt against Kevin McCarthy is actually a rank-and-file revolt against the top-down process that both parties have used to control the House in recent years.
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Ignoring the Anti-McCarthy Faction's Avowed Goals, The New York Times Sees Only 'Chaos and Confusion'
The paper attributes the fight over the election of the next House speaker to "anti-establishment fervor" and a lust for "personal power."
The former Libertarian congressman was in the Capitol Wednesday drumming up a Hail Mary quest to become speaker of the House.
The insurgent Republicans want to balance the budget, impose new barriers to immigration, and increase transparency for future earmark spending.
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The House majority leader doesn't understand how Twitter works.
...after months of complaining that social media companies censor too much.
Could John Boehner be forced to stay Speaker?