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Friends to the left of him, critics to the right: McCarthy’s stuck in the chase

House Republicans are playing high-stakes tug of war with Kevin McCarthy’s speakership dreams. And now both sides are digging in their heels. On the GOP leader’s right, conservatives are meeting with House rules officials to strategize ahead of a planned floor challenge to McCarthy during the speakership vote on Jan. 3. Meanwhile, centrist Republicans are… read more Friends to the left of him, critics to the right: McCarthy’s stuck in the chase

Dem dreams of a ‘real’ majority hinge on Georgia

If Raphael Warnock wins in Georgia next week, Democrats will claim a prize bigger than a single Senate seat: a real majority. The Dec. 6 runoff between Warnock and GOP opponent Herschel Walker is an unusually consequential individual Senate race — determining whether the chamber would remain evenly divided, making Joe Manchin once again Democrats’… read more Dem dreams of a ‘real’ majority hinge on Georgia

Alex Jones Ex-Wife Claims He’s a ‘Deadbeat Dad’

While Kanye West insists Alex Jones is a good Christian man, Alex’s ex-wife begs to differ — she says Jones is coming up short on supporting his children. Kelly Jones is going off on her ex-husband on social media, claiming Alex is behind on child…

Republicans shrug off Trump ’24 bid: ‘The excitement’s just not there’

Donald Trump’s lackluster campaign announcement was one thing. His real problem is fast becoming the collective shrug Republicans have given him in the week-plus since. Far from freezing out potential competitors, Trump’s announcement was followed by a raft of potential 2024 contenders appearing at the Republican Jewish Coalition conference in Las Vegas over the weekend,… read more Republicans shrug off Trump ’24 bid: ‘The excitement’s just not there’