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Steve Scalise

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  • New Congress convenes with Republicans holding majority in House and Senate

    New Congress convenes with Republicans holding majority in House and Senate. A new Congress has convened with Republicans ready to take charge of the House and Senate. Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell was poised to become the new Senate majority leader. In...
  • Boehner reelected as Speaker, but control over GOP majority precarious

    John A. Boehner secured a third term as House Speaker on Tuesday, overcoming a brazen revolt by GOP conservatives to oust him but renewing questions about his hold over the chamber’s often rambunctious majority. A total of 24 rank-and-file...
  • Embrace civil liberties, GOP

    Embrace civil liberties, GOP
    As is tradition, the New Year has sparked a wave of resolutions. As a declaration of our aspirations, resolutions help us plot a course to self-improvement for success and longer, healthier lives. In that vein, if the Republican Party hopes to...
  • 'Probable' that House whip addressed white supremacist group in 2002

    WASHINGTON Majority Whip Steve Scalise's office acknowledged Monday that the Louisiana Republican did, most likely, speak at a white supremacist conference in 2002. Following reports that Scalise had addressed the European-American Unity and Rights...
  • Boehner, McCarthy stand by Scalise

    WASHINGTON Pressure was building on Majority Whip Steve Scalise on Tuesday in the wake of revelations that the Louisiana congressman spoke at a meeting of white supremacists in 2002 but Speaker John Boehner and Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy are...
  • GOP lawmaker calls speaking to white supremacist group a mistake

    GOP lawmaker calls speaking to white supremacist group a mistake
    In an effort to quell growing criticism, a leading House Republican said Tuesday that he regretted speaking to a white supremacist group more than a decade ago. “It was a mistake I regret, and I emphatically oppose the divisive racial and...
  • Ann McFeatters: 2014 was a showcase of political class' idiocy, arrogance

    WASHINGTON As we vault into 2015, we are haunted by the same question we ask every year: When will politicians, especially those in Washington, ever learn? For example, if you are a governor of New Jersey named Chris Christie and you want to run for...
  • GOP leaders support Louisiana congressman who spoke to white supremacists 12 years ago

    House Republican leaders have been supportive of Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise since the revelation that he appeared before a white supremacist organization 12 years ago, suggesting they think the flare-up will fade, while some Democrats have been critical...
  • Boehner inherits new opportunity as head of robust GOP House majority

    Since taking the gavel in 2011, House Speaker John A. Boehner has looked like a man under siege, often captive to the whims of a rambunctious conservative flank looking for any excuse to oust him. But not since 1947 has a Republican enjoyed the kind...
  • Ebola scare is the latest issue to cloud midterm election debate

    Fears that the West Africa Ebola outbreak could spread more widely in America have roiled a midterm election campaign that's already taken numerous unexpected detours, putting candidates in a reactive mode at a time when they had hoped to deliver their...
  • White House names Ebola czar as it steps up response

    With Americans' fears over random Ebola exposure fueled anew by scares on a cruise ship and a tour bus, the Obama administration moved Friday to fight accusations of incompetence from around Washington and on the campaign trail ahead of the midterm...