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Marjorie Taylor Greene lays out demands for GOP House speaker vote if Republicans retake majority in 2022

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Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, one of Donald Trump's staunchest allies in Congress, on Thursday laid out demands for a GOP leader to earn her vote for House Speaker if Republicans are able to retake the majori...

Meadows slams McCarthy and suggests Trump should be elected speaker if Republicans win House

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Washington Former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows blasted House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's leadership style on Thursday, suggesting that if Republicans win control of the House next year, the party shou...

West Virginia House speaker fires back after Illinois Dem calls state ‘irrelevant’ to US economy

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West Virginia House Speaker Roger Hanshaw, a Republican, spoke to Fox News on Tuesday in a phone interview about Rep. Sean Casten’s, D-Ill., recent comment disparaging the economic role of the state in the national e...

Rep. McCarthy calls Pelosi a ‘lame duck Speaker,’ says her actions are result of ‘farewell tour’

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"Where was she last month when the Democrats were working on reconciliation? The U.K.," McCarthy, R-Calif., remarked during an exclusive interview on "Sunday Morning Futures," noting that currently "she’s back in Eur...

UK Speaker: We can’t let mob rule smash democracy

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London Following high-profile attacks on democratic institutions, including the January 6 riot at the US Capitol, UK Parliament Speaker Lindsay Hoyle feels an urgent responsibility to champion political freedoms. "W...

Newsom rally speaker has repeatedly called for convicted cop killers to be released from prison

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Melina Abdullah, a professor at California State University, Los Angeles, was a speaker at an African American Voter Registration and Education Project event Monday in support of Newsom, where she attacked Larry Elde...

Texas House speaker signs arrest warrants for absent Democratic lawmakers

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The 52 Democrats left the Capitol last month to keep conservative lawmakers from having the required quorum to move forward with the legislation.  The warrants "will be delivered to the House Sergeant-at-Arms tomorro...

Cuomo impeachment probe will move ‘expeditiously’ following AG report: NY assembly speaker

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Heastie, a Democrat,  issued a statement after Attorney General Letitia James and her office released a report detailing the findings of an independent investigation into allegations that Cuomo sexually harassed 11 w...

Texas House speaker wants Dems back from DC, charters flight for them

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"I am demanding all of our colleagues in D.C. to contact my staff immediately in order to secure their seat on the plane and return to Austin in order to do the state's business," Speaker Dade Phelan said in a statem...

Texas Speaker calls on state Democrats who fled to Washington to forfeit their pay

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At least 51 of the state’s 67 House Democrats boarded a private plane for the nation’s capital Monday in an effort to prevent a quorum and deny Republicans the ability to pass a controversial voting bill.  Another ni...

Texas law ‘explicitly’ gives House speaker authority to arrest fleeing Dems: Ted Cruz

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CRENSHAW SLAMS ‘DELINQUENT’ TEXAS DEMOCRATS WHO FLED TO DC ON PRIVATE JET: ‘YOU GUYS ARE PATHETIC’ SENATOR TED CRUZ: I think it's going to end with the Texas legislature taking up and passing election integrity legis...

Dark horse candidate may seek House speaker role if GOP wins in 2022

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But another issue is whether Mr. Trump may care to be speaker of the House when the new Congress begins on Jan. 3, 2023. Some of that conjecture started to churn again over the weekend when the former president held ...

Former Oregon House speaker arrested in prostitution sting

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Democrat Dave Hunt lives in Milwaukie and represented parts of northern Clackamas County in the Legislature for a decade, The Oregonian/OregonLive reported. From 2009 to 2011, he served as speaker of the House and he...

Tulane University invites Hunter Biden as guest speaker for course on ‘Media Polarization’

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The course, called "Media Polarization and Public Policy Impacts," is described as focusing on "the current state of the media landscape in the United States and how media polarization, fake news and the economics of...

Why Kevin McCarthy, despite GOP infighting, has a strong chance of being speaker

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The Democrats are in the process of pushing through their second straight $ 2-trillion bill, likely with votes only from their side. President Biden has an approval rating of 52, 53 or 54 percent, based on polls by ...

CPAC cancels speaker over anti-Semitic social media comments

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The upcoming annual Conservative Political Action Conference -- where former President Donald Trump will make his first speech since leaving the White House on Sunday -- booted a hip-hop artist and right-wing social...

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