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Who is Rep. Mike Johnson, the new House speaker?

Washington CNN  —  Rep. Mike Johnson, the new speaker of the House, has been a vocal supporter of former President Donald Trump and was a key congressional figure in the…

Rep. Mike Johnson of Louisiana elected speaker of the House

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries embraces Rep. Mike Johnson after becoming US House speaker in the House Chamber at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023.  Ting Shen/Bloomberg/Getty…

House Republicans vote on speaker nomination

Rep. Carlos Gimenez, who once pronounced himself OK – Only Kevin – is not so “only” anymore. The Florida Republican is now OK with fellow Floridian Rep. Byron Donalds, who he…

Rep. Jim Jordan vows to stay in speaker race

Rep. Matt Gaetz leaves a Republican caucus meeting at the Capitol in Washington, DC, on Thursday. Alex Brandon/AP Amid the ongoing chaos in the speaker-less House, Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz…

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 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…

Steve Scalise scrambling to win over holdouts amid deep concerns he can’t get 217 votes for speaker

CNN  —  Majority Leader Steve Scalise is scrambling to lock down the votes to become the next House speaker, but protracted opposition to the Louisiana Republican inside the GOP conference…

House Speaker race live updates

Rep. Steve Womack attends a House Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in March. Leah Millis/Reuters Arkansas Republican Rep. Steve Womack criticized the proposed GOP conference…

Speaker fight: Kevin McCarthy allies weigh nominating him

CNN  —  Some of Kevin McCarthy’s allies are discussing nominating him for speaker, multiple sources told CNN, which could complicate and prolong the House GOP’s process for electing a new…

Pressure to fill House speaker vacancy builds as crisis unfolds in Israel

CNN  —  The House speakership drama enters a new week under increased urgency as Israel declared war Sunday following unprecedented surprise attacks by Hamas. Kevin McCarthy’s historic ouster as speaker…