Kevin McCarthy

Rich Lowry

Opinion: Kevin McCarthy’s task – Rich Lowry

Kevin McCarthy may now have the hardest job in Washington. Assuming that he becomes speaker of the House, which will require the near-unanimous support of his caucus and isn’t necessarily a forgone conclusion, he’s signing up for the most miserable experience of any congressional leader since John Boehner barely controlled a Republican House majority in

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Opinion: GOP Doesn’t Offer White Voters Much of Anything – Gregory Hood

[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] Historically, the opposition party wins the midterm elections. President Joe Biden has low approval ratings and would probably lose to Donald Trump if a rematch were held

January 6 committee

Trump’s not going away — and neither is investigator Schiff

Nearly a year out of the White House, Donald Trump continues to circle the Republican Party, commanding attention and influence as he ponders another run for the presidency. And still circling Trump is Rep. Adam Schiff. Schiff, the Intelligence Committee chairman who rose to national prominence probing Russian election interference and leading the first Trump

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McCarthy sets Wednesday vote on Liz Cheney leadership ouster

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy set a Wednesday vote for removing Rep. Liz Cheney from her Republican leadership post in the chamber, saying it was clear that he and his GOP colleagues “need to make a change.” Cheney, R-Wyo., seems all but certain to be tossed from her No. 3 House GOP job after repeatedly

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House GOP leader says he backs ousting Cheney from No. 3 job

Top House Republican Kevin McCarthy on Sunday publicly endorsed Rep. Elise Stefanik for the post of No. 3 leader, cementing party support of the Donald Trump loyalist over Rep. Liz Cheney, an outspoken critic of the former president for promoting discredited claims that the 2020 election was stolen. House Republicans could vote as early as

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Stefanik’s rise toward leadership job irks conservatives

Conservatives in and out of Congress are expressing opposition to Rep. Elise Stefanik ‘s rise toward House Republicans’ No. 3 leadership job, grumbling that’s unlikely to derail her but serves notice that the right wing is battling again to affect the party’s future. House Republicans plan to meet privately next week, probably Wednesday, and seem

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