- House hardliners prepare to vet candidates for speaker Updated: Oct-06-15 5:38 pm
WASHINGTON - Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and his two rivals for House speaker were making their pitch Tuesday night to a coalition of hardline conservatives who could make or break their candidacies.
- Kansas congressman pleased by US House speaker's resignation Updated: Sep-25-15 5:43 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas Rep. Tim Huelskamp said Friday he hopes eventually to regain a seat on the U.S. House Agriculture Committee now that Speaker John Boehner is resigning and also declared that he wants fellow Republicans to pick leaders who "respect conservatives."
- GOP leaders face difficult battle to avert federal shutdown Updated: Sep-14-15 4:16 am
WASHINGTON - No government shutdown this year, Republican congressional leaders say. But with Congress, it's never easy.