See Local News
Get Balanced News From Your U.S. State.
See Local News
See all locals

Departing Speaker Boehner Could Enjoy New Leeway in Clearing Legislation

Posted on AllSides October 11th, 2015
From The Center

The House GOP’s leadership turmoil could help outgoing Speaker John Boehner tackle some of the chamber’s thorniest legislative business.

Mr. Boehner has said he wants to clear what legislation he can through the House to ease the path for his likely successor. That had been Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R., Calif.), until Mr. McCarthy unexpectedly withdrew from the race on Thursday. The conservative opposition that helped thwart Mr. McCarthy could make it more likely that Mr. Boehner remains at the helm of the House beyond Oct. 30

Read full story
Some content from this outlet may be limited or behind a paywall.

AllSides Picks

More News about Politics from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right