The former Senate leader has been among the most high-level political voices favoring to end the 60-vote threshold for legislation.
For the attentive reader.
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.
Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) was unanimously elected to be the Senate majority leader by his Republican colleagues on Thursday
WASHINGTON -- House Republicans elected Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) as their next majority leader on Thursday. In his
The surprise primary defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) -- after a campaign that attacked his support for
CORRECTION: Cantor was originally misidentified as a representative from South Carolina. He represents Virginia. “This is
“There really is a question what is the message that’s sent when the voters replace someone in leadership. They want someone
The RSC huddled on Wednesday for about an hour, but did not appear to coalesce around a single candidate. In addition to
You have talked about creating jobs and strengthening the economy, Leader Cantor. You once highlighted the need for reform. Yet lately you have done nothing but make excuses or ignore the issue. It's lazy. It's irresponsible. It has to stop.