• Thu. Apr 18th, 2024

Jim Jordan’s House speaker bid on the brink amid steep GOP opposition

CNN  —  Rep. Jim Jordan’s speaker bid is in peril as the Ohio Republican confronts steep opposition from members of his own party, raising serious questions over whether he can…

Jim Jordan fails to win House speakership on first ballot

Rep. Jim Jordan on Tuesday as the House of Representatives met to elect a new Speaker of the House at the Capitol in Washington, DC. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Ohio Rep.…

Jim Jordan takes speaker vote to the House floor in bid to end GOP leadership vacuum

CNN  —  Conservative Republican Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio is bringing the House back to the floor Tuesday to vote on whether he will succeed ousted Speaker Kevin McCarthy and…

House Republicans are making a gamble with a possible Jim Jordan speakership

CNN  —  If House Republicans elect hard-charging Jim Jordan as speaker on Tuesday, they will be picking an election denier who is known for working to shut down the government…

Supreme Court allows Biden administration to continue fully enforcing ghost gun regulations

Washington CNN  —  The Supreme Court on Monday allowed the Biden administration to continue regulating so-called ghost guns – untraceable homemade weapons – as firearms under federal law. The court’s…

Analysis: US is mounting a frantic effort to head off a wider Middle East war

CNN  —  US leaders are mounting an urgent effort to prevent Israel’s war against Hamas and a resulting civilian catastrophe in Gaza from escalating into a widening regional conflict that…

Biden warns Israel against occupying Gaza as ground invasion appears near

CNN  —  President Joe Biden warned Israel against occupying Gaza in one of his most notable public calls for restraint as the Israelis respond to this month’s terror attacks by…

Senior House Republican says GOP members ready to block Jordan

CNN  —  A number of House Republicans are in talks to block Rep. Jim Jordan’s path to the speakership as the Ohio Republican tries to force a floor vote on…

Republican Jeff Landry will win Louisiana governor’s race, CNN projects

CNN  —  Republicans will reclaim the Louisiana governor’s office, CNN projects, with state Attorney General Jeff Landry winning a majority of the vote Saturday in the state’s “jungle primary” and…

Pandemic learning loss: Schools are shortening summer breaks and adding tutoring

Washington CNN  —  Some kids in Houston got just a three-week summer break this year. In Richmond, Virginia, two elementary schools have added 20 days to the academic year. And…