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January 27, 2023, 11:08 PM

GOP Chair Ronna McDaniel defeats rival in fierce campaign

Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel has won her bid to lead the GOP for two more years
January 27, 2023, 11:08 PM
RNC Chair McDaniel fights for reelection in leadership feud
January 27, 2023, 8:08 PM

House GOP seeks new restrictions on use of US oil stockpile

For the second time this month, House Republicans have advanced a measure to restrict presidential use of the nation’s emergency oil stockpile — a proposal that has already drawn a White House veto threat
January 27, 2023, 8:08 PM
House GOP seeks new restrictions on use of US oil stockpile
January 25, 2023, 5:17 PM

House Republicans push for info on Hunter Biden's art sales

House Republicans have renewed an investigation into the art dealings of Hunter Biden, pushing for details as part of the party’s long-promised probe of President Joe Biden and his family
January 25, 2023, 5:17 PM
House Republicans push for info on Hunter Biden's art sales
January 23, 2023, 10:55 PM

Indiana Republicans face blessing and curse in jockeying for 2024 Senate seat

A game of political musical chairs is unfolding among Republicans after Indiana Sen. Mike Braun announced he plans to run for governor rather than reelection in 2024
January 23, 2023, 10:55 PM
Indiana Republicans face blessing and curse in jockeying for 2024 Senate seat
January 23, 2023, 2:38 PM

Trump's MAGA forces threaten to upend vote for RNC chair

The RNC is set to resolve a bitter leadership feud that is exposing divisions.
January 23, 2023, 2:38 PM
Trump's MAGA forces threaten to upend vote for RNC chair
January 21, 2023, 6:38 PM

GOP investigations of Biden to test Chairman Comer’s power

Rep. James Comer has a balancing act ahead of him as the new chairman of the powerful House Oversight and Accountability Committee
January 21, 2023, 6:38 PM
GOP investigations of Biden to test Chairman Comer’s power
January 21, 2023, 5:34 PM

Biden and Republicans seem set for debt ceiling fight, reviving fraught political battles of years past

Another debt ceiling and spending fight looms between the White House and Congress, reviving similar stalemates in 2011 and 2013 under President Barack Obama
January 21, 2023, 5:34 PM
Biden and GOP seem set for debt ceiling fight, reviving fraught political battles
January 20, 2023, 10:49 PM

DOJ tells House GOP it won't share info about ongoing criminal probes

Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan had sought the information from the Justice Department.
January 20, 2023, 10:49 PM
DOJ tells House GOP it won't share info about ongoing criminal probes
January 20, 2023, 10:01 PM

Breaking down the allegations against Rep. George Santos

ABC News Chief Global Affairs Correspondent Martha Raddatz breaks down the next edition of "This Week with George Stephanopoulos," which will cover the scandal surrounding Rep. George Santos, R-N.Y.
January 20, 2023, 10:01 PM
Breaking down the allegations against Rep. George Santos
January 19, 2023, 12:32 PM

George Santos accused of stealing donations for veteran

U.S. Navy veteran Richard Osthoff alleges the New York congressman stole $3,000 that Santos promised would help his dying emotional support dog.
January 19, 2023, 12:32 PM
George Santos accused of stealing donations for veteran
January 19, 2023, 3:14 AM

Republican firebrands get prominent committee assignments, Santos awarded two seats

The White House criticized "extreme MAGA members" being appointed to the oversight panel.
January 19, 2023, 3:14 AM
Republican firebrands get prominent committee assignments, Santos awarded two seats
January 19, 2023, 3:13 AM

Alleged mastermind behind shootings at New Mexico Democrats' homes appears in court

Solomon Peña is accused of orchestrating recent shootings at the homes of Democratic lawmakers in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
January 19, 2023, 3:13 AM
Alleged mastermind behind shootings at Democrats' homes appears in court
January 18, 2023, 2:31 PM

George Santos assigned to House committees amid investigations

The embattled Republican congressman from New York will reportedly get a seat on two House committees amid calls to investigate his finances.
January 18, 2023, 2:31 PM
George Santos assigned to House committees amid investigations
January 18, 2023, 12:46 PM

Arizona ex-GOP candidate accused of targeting political rivals

Failed politician Solomon Pena is the alleged mastermind behind a series of home shootings targeting Democratic leaders in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
January 18, 2023, 12:46 PM
Arizona ex-GOP candidate accused of targeting political rivals
January 18, 2023, 2:08 AM

Walker campaign staffer lawsuit says GOP activist groped him

A staffer on Herschel Walker's Republican Senate campaign has filed a lawsuit against prominent conservative activist Matt Schlapp, accusing Schlapp of groping him during a car ride in Georgia before last year’s midterm election
January 18, 2023, 2:08 AM
Walker campaign staffer lawsuit says GOP activist groped him
January 18, 2023, 1:15 AM

Failed GOP candidate arrested for New Mexico shootings

Solomon Peña, a former candidate for the New Mexico House of Representatives, has been accused of paying four men to shoot at the homes of four local Democratic officials in Albuquerque, police said.
January 18, 2023, 1:15 AM
Failed GOP candidate arrested for New Mexico shootings
January 17, 2023, 1:53 PM

Ex-GOP candidate arrested in shootings at lawmakers' homes

A failed Republican candidate who authorities say was angry over his defeat and made baseless claims the election last November was rigged against him has been arrested in connection with a series of drive-by shootings targeting the homes of Democratic...
January 17, 2023, 1:53 PM
Ex-GOP candidate arrested in shootings at lawmakers' homes
January 14, 2023, 1:23 PM

Tennessee GOP split over adding exceptions to abortion ban

The state's abortion ban is known as one of the strictest in the country.
January 14, 2023, 1:23 PM
January 13, 2023, 12:36 PM

Santos drama puts House Republicans in political bind

House Republicans are in a bind over whether and how to punish embattled Rep. George Santos, who both attracts nonstop controversy and holds a critical seat.
January 13, 2023, 12:36 PM
Santos drama puts House Republicans in political bind
January 13, 2023, 12:35 PM

Some GOP McCarthy holdouts scoff at claims Trump swayed speaker vote outcome

Some Republicans who had held out against voting for Kevin McCarthy scoffed at claims that former President Donald Trump swayed the outcome of last week's speaker vote.
January 13, 2023, 12:35 PM
Some GOP McCarthy holdouts scoff at claims Trump swayed speaker vote outcome
January 13, 2023, 2:58 AM

Santos again rejects calls to resign, says all '142,000 voters' would need to ask him to

After flatly rejecting calls to step down, embattled Rep. George Santos told ABC News the "142,000 voters who voted for me” would have to ask him to resign.
January 13, 2023, 2:58 AM
Santos again rejects calls to resign, says all '142,000 voters' would have to ask
January 12, 2023, 5:45 PM

Speaker McCarthy said he will let George Santos on House committees, not top ones

Meanwhile, the new Republican House majority has passed 2 anti-abortion bills, but they still must go through the Democratic-held Senate.
January 12, 2023, 5:45 PM
Speaker McCarthy said he will let George Santos on House committees, not top ones
January 12, 2023, 5:23 PM

Nebraska governor names predecessor to US Senate seat

In one of his first acts as Nebraska's governor, Republican Jim Pillen has named Pete Ricketts to fill the state's vacant U.S. Senate seat
January 12, 2023, 5:23 PM
Pillen names Ricketts to US Senate seat vacated by Sasse
January 12, 2023, 5:01 PM

Congressman George Santos rejects calls for his resignation

The New York Congressman faces several allegations of fraud and illegal use of campaign funds.
January 12, 2023, 5:01 PM
Congressman George Santos rejects calls for his resignation
January 12, 2023, 3:44 PM

Republicans call on Rep. George Santos to resign

New York Republicans called on Rep. George Santos to resign following revelations that he fabricated or embellished much of his background while running for Congress last year.
January 12, 2023, 3:44 PM
Republicans call on Rep. George Santos to resign
January 11, 2023, 10:23 PM

GOP-led Oversight Committee issues flurry of letters to begin probe of Biden, Twitter

The new GOP-led House Oversight Committee has issued a flurry of letters as part of the first step in its long-promised probe of President Joe Biden and his family.
January 11, 2023, 10:23 PM
GOP-led Oversight Committee issues flurry of letters to begin probe of Biden, Twitter
January 11, 2023, 5:47 PM

George Santos target of ethics complaint by New York Democrats

New York Republican Rep. George Santos is the target of ethics complaint filed Tuesday by New York Democrats.
January 11, 2023, 5:47 PM
George Santos target of ethics complaint by New York Democrats
January 11, 2023, 2:53 AM

House Republicans launch investigations into FBI, China

Republicans move to establish the marquee investigations of their new majority.
January 11, 2023, 2:53 AM
January 10, 2023, 9:27 PM

DeSantis reups Florida environment pledge made 4 years ago

The Florida Republican is reaffirming a commitment to clean water.
January 10, 2023, 9:27 PM
January 10, 2023, 5:08 PM

Embattled congressman faces new allegations over personal spending

George Santos, who is accused of fabricating details of his life, allegedly misused campaign finances that could prompt a Federal Election Commission investigation.
January 10, 2023, 5:08 PM
Embattled congressman faces new allegations over personal spending
January 10, 2023, 2:34 PM

House Republicans pass legislation trying to block new IRS funding

House Republicans are poised on Monday night to make good on a campaign promise by approving a bill that would zero-out IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act
January 10, 2023, 2:34 PM
House Republicans pass legislation trying to block new IRS funding
January 9, 2023, 7:49 PM

Treasury Department rejects GOP claims on new IRS agents

The federal agency plans to spend the money on customer service, updating technologies dating back to the 1970s and hiring a number of employees to replace retirees.
January 9, 2023, 7:49 PM
Treasury Department rejects GOP claims on new IRS agents
January 9, 2023, 6:15 PM

Watchdog complaint alleges Rep. George Santos committed campaign finance violations

A federal watchdog on Monday urged the Federal Election Commission to investigate Rep. George Santos, R-N.Y., alleging he violated federal campaign finance laws.
January 9, 2023, 6:15 PM
Watchdog alleges Rep. George Santos committed campaign finance violations
January 9, 2023, 1:31 PM

McCarthy elected House speaker after contentious battle

The House Republican leadership standoff ended early Saturday morning with Rep. Kevin McCarthy winning the speaker's gavel in a historic 15th vote.
January 9, 2023, 1:31 PM
McCarthy elected House speaker after contentious battle
January 8, 2023, 10:22 PM

Rep. Perry: Biden needs to negotiate with Republicans on spending cuts, debt limit

ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos interviews Rep. Scott Perry, R-Pa., on “This Week.”
January 8, 2023, 10:22 PM
Rep. Perry: Biden needs to negotiate with Republicans on spending cuts, debt limit
January 8, 2023, 9:28 PM

‘We ended up a stronger majority’ after electing McCarthy: Rep. Andy Barr

ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos interviews Rep. Andy Barr, R-Ky., on “This Week.”
January 8, 2023, 9:28 PM
‘We ended up a stronger majority’ after electing McCarthy: Rep. Andy Barr
January 8, 2023, 5:16 PM

McCarthy empowered the ‘insurgency’ in Republican Party: Susan Page

The Powerhouse Roundtable breaks down the latest news on “This Week.”
January 8, 2023, 5:16 PM
McCarthy empowered the ‘insurgency’ in Republican Party: Susan Page
January 8, 2023, 4:52 PM

Boebert's backers urge her to 'tone down the nasty rhetoric'

Voters who support Lauren Boebert are hoping the firebrand Republican congresswoman from Colorado tones down her brash style
January 8, 2023, 4:52 PM
January 7, 2023, 1:19 AM

Most Republicans opposing McCarthy explicitly denied 2020 election

As the nation marks the second anniversary to the Jan. 6 attack, a split-screen moment played out on Capitol Hill.
January 7, 2023, 1:19 AM
Most Republicans opposing McCarthy explicitly denied 2020 election
January 6, 2023, 9:31 PM

1 more Republican flips, but McCarthy still short on votes for House speaker

The House adjourned until 10 p.m. Friday, and GOP leader Kevin McCarthy is predicted to win.
January 6, 2023, 9:31 PM
1 more Republican flips, but McCarthy still short on votes for House speaker
January 6, 2023, 7:04 PM

GOP congressman: 'I'm fine if it takes a couple of days to get the right person'

ABC News' Linsey Davis spoke with GOP Rep. Austin Scott of Georgia about the third day of failed votes for House speaker as Congress adjourns.
January 6, 2023, 7:04 PM
GOP congressman: 'I'm fine if it takes a couple of days to get the right person'
January 6, 2023, 7:01 PM

Kevin McCarthy likely to lose 12th round of speaker vote

McCarthy was able to flip votes back in his favor for the first time.
January 6, 2023, 7:01 PM
Kevin McCarthy likely to lose 12th round of speaker vote
January 6, 2023, 5:46 PM

House still divided after failing to elect a new House speaker

ABC News' Jay O'Brien has the latest on the 4th day of voting as former Speaker Nancy Pelosi urges Republicans to "get it done".
January 6, 2023, 5:46 PM
House still divided after failing to elect a new House speaker
January 6, 2023, 4:26 PM

McCarthy loses 11 rounds of House speaker votes

The House Republican leadership standoff will stretch into a fourth day after 11 failed votes to decide a speaker.
January 6, 2023, 4:26 PM
McCarthy loses 11 rounds of House speaker votes
January 5, 2023, 8:56 PM

Who are the alternatives to be House speaker if McCarthy withdraws? A look at possible names

If McCarthy doesn't become House speaker, could Democrat Hakeem Jeffries be elected -- or Steve Scalise, Jim Jordan or Trump?
January 5, 2023, 8:56 PM
Who are the alternatives to be House speaker if McCarthy withdraws?
January 5, 2023, 7:40 PM

What is a 'motion to vacate' -- a key sticking point in GOP speaker battle?

Kevin McCarthy agreed to lower the threshold of support needed to trigger a vote on removing a speaker. Here's what you need to know about the procedure.
January 5, 2023, 7:40 PM
What is a 'motion to vacate' -- a key sticking point in GOP speaker battle?
January 5, 2023, 6:59 PM

What to know about the defectors against Kevin McCarthy

The battle between hardliners and Rep.-elect Kevin McCarthy heated up when Rep-elect Matt Gaetz accused him of being a "squatter" in the speaker's office.
January 5, 2023, 6:59 PM
What to know about the defectors against Kevin McCarthy
January 5, 2023, 6:40 PM

Rep. Gaetz votes for Donald Trump as House speaker

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., cast his vote for Donald Trump in the seventh round of voting for House speaker.
January 5, 2023, 6:40 PM
Rep. Gaetz votes for Donald Trump as House speaker
January 5, 2023, 4:46 PM

Day 3 of voting for new speaker of the House

The House of Representatives will try again to elect a speaker after two days of failed attempts, while Rep. Kevin McCarthy offers new concessions in the latest round of voting.
January 5, 2023, 4:46 PM
Day 3 of voting for new speaker of the House
January 5, 2023, 4:46 PM

Republicans look to break stalemate over speaker of the House

Rep. Kevin McCarthy makes new offers to the hard-right group in the House as former President Donald Trump calls on Republicans to elect McCarthy.
January 5, 2023, 4:46 PM
Republicans look to break stalemate over speaker of the House