The new House of Representatives will be attempting to pass a set of rules they’ll use to govern the next two years after finally electing Kevin McCarthy as Speaker of the House following an agonizing process. NBC’s Julie Tsirkin reports for Sunday TODAY.
CBS News pressed House Speaker Kevin McCarthy about Rep. George Santos' credibility, but he clashed with the reporter and sidestepped the question by talking about how 'Congress is broken'
"So you're just not going to answer the question I asked?" Margaret Brennan said as Kevin McCarthy detailed how the US representative democracy works.
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His parachute only partly opened, sending him into an uncontrolled fall.
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Representative Ken Buck (R., Colo.) said Friday he is opposed to House Speaker Kevin McCarthy's plan to remove Representative Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) from the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) on Sunday said some Republicans are “OK with Islamophobia” in response to questions about efforts by Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) to block her from continuing to sit on the House Foreign Affairs Committee. “You remember Donald Trump coming into my state and saying, ‘Muslims, Somali refugees are infiltrating our country.’ You remember [Rep.] Marjorie…
Arizona Democratic Senate candidate Ruben Gallego, who's trying to unseat Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, says 'nobody' in the state 'has really spoken to' her she joined the upper chamber
"Nobody in Arizona has really spoken to her in the last four years. This is why she is where she is," Rep. Gallego said of Sen. Sinema on Thursday.
AOC could potentially become the second-highest ranking Democrat on the House Oversight Committee: report
"There's been conversations, but nothing's been finalized," Rep. Ocasio-Cortez told Politico of potentially becoming the No. 2 Democrat on Oversight.
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Reps. Adam Schiff, Eric Swalwell, and Ilhan Omar, who were stripped of their committee assignments by House Speaker Kevin McCarthy.
GOP Rep. Jim Jordan says there aren't 'enough good people' seeking to become police officers due to the 'disparagement' of law enforcement
"There's been this attack on law enforcement, and you're not getting the best of the best," Jordan said of the state of many police departments.
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The Minnesota Senate passed the PRO Act early Saturday morning, legislation that supporters say protects the right to abortion and opponents say is an "extreme" measure permitting late-term abortion.
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A Tesla Model S became engulfed in flames after the vehicle's battery compartment "spontaneously" combusted while driving on a freeway near Sacramento, California, on Saturday.
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President Biden was mocked on social media on Sunday after he tweeted that he gave his "word as a Biden" that he was optimistic about the future of the United States.
Government Shutdown 2023: Will Your Social Security Payments Stop Now That the Debt Ceiling Has Been Reached?
The U.S. reached its debt ceiling on Jan. 19 the Treasury Department announced on Thursday, Jan. 19. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says extraordinary measures have begun to mitigate financial...
Here are the top 19 countries that the US State Department says aren't safe for American citizens to travel to
Countries deemed too dangerous for travel by the State Department are known for civil unrest, terrorist activity, and kidnappings.
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Ukrainian tank crews have arrived in the United Kingdom to start training on Challenger 2 tanks, the UK Ministry of Defense reported on Twitter on Jan. 29.
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In her home state Capitol, the potential 2024 White House contender has not personally taken questions from reporters.
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Readers share their views in letters to the editor
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Florida police chief issues warning to criminals after homeowner shoots burglars: 'Most people are armed'
A Florida police chief warned criminals who are thinking about robbing homes of residents that many people in Florida are armed and there might be "repercussions."
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Rep. Mike Lawler, R-Pearl River, wants to double the cap on SALT deductions for married couples as cap set to expire in 2025.
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Swalwell on House committee assignments: Speaker McCarthy engaged in 'weaponizing' of 'political abuse'
McCarthy has already removed his fellow California Reps. Adam Schiff and Eric Swalwell from the House Intelligence Committee.
Former VP Mike Pence says he takes 'full responsibility' for classified documents found at his Indiana residence: 'Mistakes were made'
"Those classified documents should not have been in my personal residence. Mistakes were made. And I take full responsibility," Pence said on Friday.