United States House of Representatives

Kevin McCarthy from the Republican Party was Finally Elected as US House Speaker after 15 Rounds of Voting

Kevin McCarthy has emerged as the 55th Speaker of the US House of Representatives on Saturday after winning a historic battle that quelled a rebellion in the midnight hour on Saturday, The Hill reported.

The 'Big Man' threat

The drama playing out in the United States is testing the system of checks on power instituted by the Founding Fathers; it has already shown the dead end at which the divided country finds itself.

The rocky road ahead for Donald Trump in 2019

Donald Trump enters 2019 locked in a fierce political battle with new House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a fight he will lose. He can't force Democrats to apportion money for a wall between the United States and Mexico, but influential conservatives in media threaten to punish him if he retreats. He'll eventually find a way to surrender while declaring victory.

Trump grounds House speaker, scraps Davos trip amid shutdown

In this file photo taken on Dec. 11, 2018, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence (2L) listens while Democratic U.S. Representative Nancy Pelosi (L), U.S. President Donald Trump (2R) and Democratic Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer argue about the impending government shutdown during a meeting at the White House in Washington, DC.