As House Republicans gathered this week for their annual issues conference, one man loomed large: Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg.
Author: Marianna Sotomayor
Hopeful freshman lawmakers run up against the reality of a divided House
First-time lawmakers of both parties from competitive districts campaigned on working across the aisle in the House. Whether they can isn’t clear yet.
Top Democrat who leads Hispanic conference under fire
The Congressional Hispanic Conference now has no staffers on its payroll after all employees quit or found new jobs
Rep. Ilhan Omar faces vote for removal from committee under GOP majority
House Republicans have set their sights on removing Omar (D-Minn.) after she made what House Speaker Kevin McCarthy recently described as “repeated antisemitic and anti-American remarks.”
House GOP moves to oust Ilhan Omar from Foreign Affairs Committee
Republican leaders have worked for weeks to ensure that there were enough votes to pass a resolution removing Omar from the committee.
McCarthy faces narrow path in trying to oust Omar from committee
The debate has emerged after Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) unilaterally removed Reps. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) from the House Select Committee on Intelligence Tuesday.
Early rift over immigration exposes House GOP’s tough path to consensus
House Republicans’ attempt to bring a border security bill to the floor as early as this week was thwarted after backlash from moderate party members.
House Republicans set to approve antiabortion bills after daunting midterm
One measure has no legislative impact; Democrats argue the other is unnecessary because of current law.
McCarthy takes speaker perch as GOP stares down new mission: governance
Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) gaveled the House into session Monday for the first time, presiding as Republicans prepared to pass a rules package that will govern the chamber just days after internal conflict brought the House to a standstill in a once-in-…
House adjourns until Friday night as McCarthy tries to nail down final votes
For the first time this week, McCarthy’s allies sounded optimistic that they had enough support within the Republican Party to elect him speaker.