President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy both indicated Friday they are willing to discuss raising the US debt ceiling, as Democratic and Republican lawmakers head toward a high-stakes clash over raising the nation's borrowing limit.
For a third consecutive day, a bloc of ultraconservative bomb throwers denied GOP leader Kevin McCarthy the speaker’s gavel Thursday, even after he caved on a set of concessions the right-wing Republicans were demanding.
On a day of high political drama, Republican leader, Kevin McCarthy, repeatedly failed in his bid to be elected Speaker of the American House of Representatives. The House adjourned without a Speaker on Tuesday night, the first time since 1923 they had failed to choose a leader after a first round vote. The start of…
Spurned by his party once before in his bid to lead the US House of Representatives, Kevin McCarthy is on a path to grasping the Speaker's gavel -- and becoming second in line to the presidency.
25 Jul 2021
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday said she plans to appoint additional Republicans, including a staunch Trump critic, to the committee probing the January 6 US Capitol insurrection, amid a fierce partisan showdown over who will serve on the body.
29 Jan 2021
Donald Trump met with US House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy in Florida Thursday amid a tug of war over the Republican Party's future, with congressional leadership appearing eager to present a united front with the former president.
16 Jan 2018
Americans remembered civil rights hero Martin Luther King on his holiday Monday, a day after US President Donald Trump vehemently denied he is a racist amid an uproar over a reported slur.