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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…

House Republicans vote on speaker nomination

Rep. Carlos Gimenez arrives at a GOP caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on October 24. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images Rep. Carlos Gimenez, who once pronounced himself OK – Only…

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 scrambles for votes after 20 GOP defections imperil his speaker bid

CNN  —  Conservative Republican Rep. Jim Jordan called off a second speaker’s vote Tuesday evening while he scrambled behind the scenes to try to win over 20 Republicans who voted…

House speaker chaos: What to know as Jim Jordan seeks gavel

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s What Matters newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. CNN  —  It’s been 14 days since eight…

GOP opposition hardens against Steve Scalise, leaving speaker bid in peril

CNN  —  Majority Leader Steve Scalise is scrambling to salvage his House speaker bid in the face of an entrenched opposition inside his party that’s left the chamber paralyzed and…

Steve Scalise wins Republican vote for House speaker nominee

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene leaves a House Republican caucus meeting where the conference voted on a Speaker of the House nominee in the Longworth House Office Building on October 11…

House lawmakers discuss how to address intelligence briefings on Israel without speaker

CNN  —  House lawmakers are scrambling to determine whether acting Speaker Patrick McHenry can participate in a so-called Gang of Eight intelligence briefing on the unfolding crisis in Israel, a…

Trump seeks to reassert himself as GOP kingmaker in House speaker fight

CNN  —  There was only one way the chaos in the Republican-led House – likened Thursday by one of its members to a “stupid clown car” – could get more…