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House Speaker Race

House Conservatives Not Sold On Paul Ryan For Speaker

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.21.2015 | Politics

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Harry Reid Hopes Paul Ryan Becomes House Speaker

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.21.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) says if he had his way, he'd pick Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) to be the next speaker of the...

Freedom Caucus Chairman Says They Would 'Look Favorably' On Paul Ryan For Speaker

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 10.11.2015 | Politics

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Newt Gingrich Shoots Down Speakership Buzz

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 10.12.2015 | Politics

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Republicans Fear They May Need Dems To Solve Their Speaker Crisis

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.10.2015 | Politics

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The House Divided Cannot Stand: GOP Civil War

David Yankovich | Posted 10.08.2015 | Politics
David Yankovich

This fight for speaker may only last for a few weeks, but the battle for the party will last for much longer. This will drag into the presidential elections in 2016. The earthquake that is breaking the party apart is massive and an open GOP civil war is here now.

Chris Matthews Calls The GOP 'A Party In Revolt'

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 10.08.2015 | Media

News broke Thursday afternoon that House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) had abruptly pulled out of the race for speaker, somethi...

Politicians React To Kevin McCarthy's Withdrawal From Speaker Race

The Huffington Post | Philip Lewis | Posted 10.08.2015 | Politics

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R), the favorite to replace John Boehner as House speaker, unexpectedly dropped out of the race Thursd...

Paul Ryan Won't Run For House Speaker

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.08.2015 | Politics

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said he will not enter the race for House speaker. “While I am grateful for the encouragement I’ve received, I wil...

Conservative Group Goes Against Kevin McCarthy For House Speaker

Reuters | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.07.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Oct 7 (Reuters) - A small but outspoken group of Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday threw their support behind...

John Boehner Announces When House Will Vote For Speaker

AP | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner has scheduled the House election to replace him for Oct. 29 and delayed votes for lower-level...

Jennifer Bendery

Allen West: I'm Not Going To Challenge John Boehner For House Speaker

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In case anyone was worried, freshman Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) said Monday he is not planning to challenge House Speaker John Boehner (R-...