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Speaker Ryan Wins Primary

Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) easily won his primary on Tuesday night, defeating businessman Paul Nehlen. The Speaker won with 85% of the vote to Nehlen’s 15%. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump loomed over the race due to Ryan’s complicated relationship with the brash billionaire. Speaker Ryan initially refused to endorse […]

GOP Leadership Stands by Steve Scalise

Majority Whip Steve Scalise’s office today said that the then-state legislator may have spoken to a white supremacy group in 2002, but he did so as an attempt to spread his message to constituents. Scalise spokeswoman Moria Bagley said, “Throughout his career in public service, Mr. Scalise has spoken to hundreds of […]

Rep. Raul Labrador Announces Run for Majority Leader

Following yesterday’s announcement that Rep. Sessions will not run for Majority Leader, Tea Party-aligned members were left without a candidate for Majority Leader. However, Rep. Raul Labrador of Idaho has announced that he is running for Majority Leader against Whip Kevin McCarthy. According to a Heritage Action Scorecard comparison of […]