WASHINGTON | Pelosi’s triumph: House speaker-to-be, this time with memes

WASHINGTON— It has been quite a week for Nancy Pelosi. The televised meeting with President Donald…

WASHINGTON | Pelosi, foes seem near deal likely paving her way to speaker

WASHINGTON — Rep. Nancy Pelosi all but ensured Wednesday that she will become House speaker next…

WASHINGTON | Pelosi: House could take ‘extraordinary step’ on NC election

WASHINGTON — House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi says the chamber could take the “extraordinary step” of…

FRANKFORT, Ky. | Kentucky lawmaker back in leadership after harassment case

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Republican leaders in Kentucky have restored a state lawmaker to his leadership position…

WASHINGTON | Washington’s new power standoff _ Trump, Pelosi

WASHINGTON— They haven’t spoken in days, not since President Donald Trump called to congratulate Nancy Pelosi…

WASHINGTON | Looking ahead, Democrats jockey to be Pelosi’s heir apparent

WASHINGTON — As Nancy Pelosi moves closer to securing the votes to become House speaker, the…

WASHINGTON | Pelosi detractor now says he’ll back her for House speaker

WASHINGTON — Rep. Nancy Pelosi appears to be having some success shrinking the ranks of Democratic…

WASHINGTON | Pelosi meets with freshmen Democrats key to speakership bid

WASHINGTON — Nancy Pelosi met privately Friday with several newly-elected Democrats who could be crucial to…

WASHINGTON | Pelosi sees vocal opposition to her return as House speaker

WASHINGTON  — If it was up to most of the Democratic Party, Nancy Pelosi would be…

WASHINGTON | Conservatives push for change after GOP loses the House

WASHINGTON— As Nancy Pelosi wrangles votes in her bid for House speaker, another leadership battle is…

WASHINGTON | Pelosi unveils plans to establish new House diversity office

WASHINGTON— Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi wants to establish a House diversity office to recruit and retain…

WASHINGTON | Democrats vow action on gun control after Calif. shooting

WASHINGTON — Newly ascendant Democrats are promising congressional action on gun control amid a rash of…

SALT LAKE CITY | Only black GOP woman in Congress running in Trump-wary Utah

SALT LAKE CITY— The first black female Republican in Congress is facing a tough challenge from…

TOPEKA, Kan | GOP makes Pelosi issue even for Democrats who keep distance

TOPEKA, Kan  — Paul Davis kicked off a promising Democratic campaign to flip a GOP-leaning Kansas…

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. | House Speaker Paul Ryan uncovers Jewish roots on PBS show

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.  — House Speaker Paul Ryan was surprised and proud to find out he…

WASHINGTON | Trump threatens government shut down over border security

WASHINGTON — Republicans anxious about keeping control of Congress think it’s a bad idea, but President…

WASHINGTON | House speaker: Putin will not be invited to address Congress

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Paul Ryan says he will not invite Russia President Vladimir Putin (POO’-tihn)…

MADISON, Wis | Correction: Midterms 2018-Replacing Ryan story

MADISON, Wis. | April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) A former driver for House Speaker Paul Ryan who…

WASHINGTON | Possible House leader Kevin McCarthy seen by Trump as ally

WASHINGTON | April 13, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  As President Donald Trump and top Republicans dined on filet…

WASHINGTON | McCarthy, Scalise are likely contenders for House speaker

WASHINGTON |  April 11, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Some say it’s a fight between West and South. Or…

US House Speaker meets Saudi king in regional security talks

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia/January 24, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan is leading a Congressional delegation to…

House Speaker Ryan remains non-committal about re-election

WASHINGTON/January 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — House Speaker Paul Ryan is still being non-committal about whether he’ll seek re-election…

Chicken nugget guy, Obama among most retweeted of 2017

NEW YORK /December 4, 2017 (AP) (STL.News) — What do a former U.S. president, LeBron James…

Lawsuit: Political donors paid settlement for former speaker

FRANKFORT, Ky. /December 4, 2017 (AP) (STL.News) —  Kentucky’s former GOP House speaker had a consensual…

Ryan touts GOP tax plan during visit to Maryland factory

CHESTERTOWN, MD/October 5, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Easing taxes on manufacturers and other businesses is critical to…

Ryan promises to overhaul tax code this year despite hurdles

WASHINGTON/June 20, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — House Speaker Paul Ryan is promising to overhaul the tax code…