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Sabrina Siddiqui

House Republicans Elect Kevin McCarthy To Replace Eric Cantor As Majority Leader

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans chose Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) as their new majority leader on Thursday, a week after Rep. Eric Cantor said he w...

Race For Number 3 Spot In GOP Leadership Heats Up

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California appears likely to win election as House majority leader on Thursday when Republicans vote in the...

Sabrina Siddiqui

The Race To Replace Eric Cantor As Majority Leader Has Already Begun

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Eric Cantor's shocking defeat in Virginia's 7th District primary on Tuesday caused the biggest shakeup in House leadership since the GOP...

House Leader Accidentally Admits GOP Has No Interest In Governing

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

As chairman of the powerful House Rules Committee, Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Texas) plays an integral role in determining exactly how productive Congress ...

Elise Foley

GOP Defections In House Funding Vote Hint At Trouble Ahead

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives passed a three-week stopgap funding bill on Tuesday by a vote of 271 to 158, fending off the threat of a go...

House GOP Tries To Show More "Empathy"

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House Republicans lost three recent elections when customary campaign themes failed to sway voters and their candidates could not o...