World / Politics Sep 11, 2017

No talk of ousting U.S. House Speaker Ryan: key GOP conservative

U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, a leading House conservative, said on Sunday that fellow conservatives are not discussing replacing Speaker Paul Ryan despite unhappiness with the way Republican leaders handled last week's debt ceiling increase that included no fiscal reforms. Many Republicans are unhappy with the ...

House GOP retreats over debt limit

Business / Economy Jan 20, 2013

House GOP retreats over debt limit

House Republicans backed away from their resolute position on the federal debt ceiling, announcing Friday that they will move this week to boost the government's borrowing authority for three months. The move is a retreat from the earlier insistence among some Republicans that any such ...