ZEKE MILLER, JONATHAN LEMIRE and JILL COLVIN / The Associated PressMar 7, 2020
The onetime leader of the House Freedom Caucus, a staunch loyalist, becomes fourth to hold the role in three years, succeeding Mulvaney. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
MARY CLARE JALONICK and CHAD DAY / The Associated PressJul 26, 2018
House Speaker Paul Ryan comes out against an effort by a small group of conservatives to impeach Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
LISA MASCARO, ALAN FRAM and CATHERINE LUCEY / The Associated PressMar 23, 2018
The president casts doubt on whether he will back the $1.3 trillion spending bill needed to avert a government shutdown Friday, citing concerns over "Dreamer" immigrants and border wall money. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
ANDREW TAYLOR / The Associated PressFeb 7, 2018
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says she will oppose the almost-completed budget pact unless the chamber's GOP leaders promise a vote on legislation to protect "Dreamer" immigrants. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
MATTHEW DALY AND JULIET LINDERMAN / The Associated PressDec 7, 2017
Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona says he will step down next month because he talked about surrogacy with two female staffers. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Kasia Anderson / TruthdigOct 29, 2015
It's official: We're now in the Paul Ryan era. The Wisconsin congressman was confirmed as the 54th House speaker on Thursday, succeeding the retiring John Boehner. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Kasia Anderson / TruthdigOct 28, 2015
President Obama may soon be rounding the final bend of his presidency, but he apparently hasn't lost his ability to push contested legislation through the congressional gantlet. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Kasia Anderson / TruthdigOct 23, 2015
What a difference a few days makes. After putting on quite a convincing show of resistance, followed by reticence, Rep. Paul Ryan is now the very picture of enthusiasm when it comes to his prospective new role as speaker of the House. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Kasia Anderson / TruthdigOct 21, 2015
The saga in the House continues: On Tuesday, Rep. Paul Ryan, who for weeks had been maintaining that he didn't want to replace outgoing Speaker of the House John Boehner, told Republican colleagues that he would run for the position on one important condition. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
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