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October 3, 2023 – Kevin McCarthy ousted as Speaker of the House

McHenry walks to a meeting of the House Republican Conference after former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy was voted out , on Tuesday, October 3. J. Scott Applewhite/AP The congressman temporarily…

Trump civil fraud trial continues in New York

Former President Donald Trump speaks as he arrives at a Manhattan courthouse in New York on Tuesday. Shannon Stapleton/Reuters Former President Donald Trump on Tuesday continued railing against New York…

Tensions flare between Chicago and White House over migrant crisis

CNN  —  Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson confronted top White House officials late Sunday, demanding they take fast and concrete steps to address a migrant crisis…

Matt Gaetz moves to oust Kevin McCarthy as House speaker

CNN  —  Rep. Matt Gaetz on Monday moved to oust Speaker Kevin McCarthy from the top House leadership post, offering a motion to vacate the chair on the House floor…

Trump civil fraud trial in New York begins

A NYPD bus across from Trump Tower on Monday morning in New York, April 3, 2023. Anna Watts/The New York Times Donald Trump’s campaign deployed out-of-date crime data about New…

Laphonza Butler: California Gov. Newsom appoints Laphonza Butler to fill Feinstein’s Senate seat

CNN  —  California Gov. Gavin Newsom will appoint Laphonza Butler, the president of EMILY’s List, to fill the late Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s Senate seat, his office confirmed Sunday evening.…

Trump expected to appear at civil fraud trial in New York

CNN  —  Former President Donald Trump is making plans to appear in person for his civil fraud trial in New York on Monday, multiple sources familiar with the planning told…

Challenge to McCarthy’s speakership would be first in over 100 years

CNN  —  House Speaker Kevin McCarthy could make history this week – though likely not in the way he wants. With GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz saying Sunday he will attempt…

Why McCarthy decided to take on his right flank and prevent the shutdown

CNN  —  Speaker Kevin McCarthy didn’t know whether the House could avoid a government shutdown when he met with his divided Republican conference on Saturday morning. But behind closed doors,…