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Rep. George Santos, R-N.Y., arrives as House Republicans hold a closed-door meeting to vote by secret ballot on their candidate for speaker of the House, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2023. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)

George Santos campaign fundraiser who prosecutors say impersonated former House speaker’s aide pleads guilty in federal court

Sabrina Souza and Mark Morales, CNN November 14, 2023

CNN -- The campaign fundraiser for embattled New York Republican Rep. George Santos pleaded guilty to a federal wire fraud charge as part of a plea deal Tuesday. Sam Miele – who worked for the Santos...

House ousts McCarthy as speaker in historic vote

CNN -- The US House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to oust Kevin McCarthy as speaker – a historic moment that threatens to plunge House Republicans even further into chaos and turmoil. The House...

Matt Gaetz says he will attempt to oust Kevin McCarthy from the speakership this week

Aileen Graef, CNN October 1, 2023

CNN -- Rep. Matt Gaetz is planning to attempt to oust Speaker Kevin McCarthy from the role this week after the House leader worked with Democrats to avoid a government shutdown on Saturday. Speaking...

Tensions erupt between McCarthy and Gaetz at closed-door House GOP meeting as shutdown nears

CNN -- Tensions erupted as House Republicans met behind closed-doors on Thursday, the latest sign of deep divisions and infighting as the House GOP conference has failed to coalesce around...

House Republicans wrestle with key decisions as they plot next steps on impeachment inquiry

Annie Grayer and Melanie Zanona, CNN September 14, 2023

(CNN) -- House Speaker Kevin McCarthy unilaterally gave his conference the green light to launch an impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden. Now the harder work begins. The pressure is on...

Architect of the Capitol J. Brett Blanton is pictured.
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Biden fires Architect of the Capitol after calls for his resignation

Jeremy Diamond and Nicky Robertson, CNN February 13, 2023

CNN— President Joe Biden fired the Architect of the Capitol J. Brett Blanton’s on Monday following allegations that he misused government resources and was not physically present on the Capitol grounds...

Takeaways from Biden’s State of the Union address

Kevin Liptak, CNN February 8, 2023

CNN— When President Joe Biden took to the House Chamber on Tuesday for his annual State of the Union address, his message was one of unadulterated optimism – even in the face of open hostility. The...

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Biden and McCarthy hold high-stakes first one-on-one meeting ahead of debt limit fight

Clare Foran and Maegan Vazquez, CNN February 1, 2023

 CNN— President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy are meeting on Wednesday – the first such gathering since the California Republican won the speakership after Republicans took over the House...

US hits debt ceiling, prompting Treasury to take extraordinary measures

Tami Luhby, CNN January 19, 2023

CNN -- The US hit the debt ceiling set by Congress on Thursday, forcing the Treasury Department to start taking extraordinary measures to keep the government paying its bills and escalating pressure on...

Mitch McConnell gives big boost to electoral bill in response to January 6 attack

Alex Rogers and Manu Raju, CNN September 27, 2022

(CNN) -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Tuesday he would support legislation that would make it harder to overturn a certified presidential election, an endorsement that will bolster...

US Rep. Paul Gosar (L), R-AZ, speaks during a press conference on January 7, 2016 to announce legislation that would revoke actor Bill Cosbys Medal of Freedom on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The move for the legislation comes after Cosby was charged with sexual assault following a series of rape allegations. AFP PHOTO/MANDEL NGAN / AFP / MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images)

House plans to vote Wednesday to censure Paul Gosar and strip him of committee assignments

Annie Grayer, CNN November 17, 2021

(CNN) -- The House will vote Wednesday on a resolution that both censures Republican Rep. Paul Gosar of Arizona and strips him of his two committee assignments.A revised proposal released by the House...

LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 20: Parkland shooting survivor and activist David Hogg attends Womens March Los Angeles hosts March For Our Lives LA: Road to Change & the Parkland survivors & activists at St. Elmos Village on July 20, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images)

Parkland shooting survivor calls for House GOP leader to denounce Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene

Chandelis Duster, CNN January 28, 2021

 (CNN) -- Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg called on Republican House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy Thursday to denounce Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, who has faced intense criticism this week over incendiary...

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