Kevin McCarthy

Kevin McCarthy Embraced Partisanship—at His Own Peril

It’s not clear his replacement will do much differently.

Time to Hide the Sausage-Making

Too much transparency is unhealthy for our politics.

Kevin McCarthy’s Ironic Downfall

Plus: What the former speaker’s ouster means for GOP fundraising.

A Historically Bad Day for Kevin McCarthy

Plus: How one New Jersey senator’s alleged crime could benefit Sweden’s NATO bid.

Democrats Will Decide Kevin McCarthy’s Fate

The House readies for a vote on whether to oust the speaker.

Kevin’s Best Friend

Having Matt Gaetz as a foil isn’t the worst thing.

Congress Avoids a Shutdown

After pushing through a last-minute stopgap measure to keep the government open, Kevin McCarthy’s speakership may be at risk.

Fiscal Wishes Meet Shutdown Realities

A government shutdown won’t actually improve America’s fiscal trajectory.

When the Stupid Futility Is the Point

Republican hardliners can’t seem to quell their almost Freudian compulsion to lose.

Squeezing the Speaker

Why a small minority has such power over Kevin McCarthy.

Barreling Toward a Shutdown

The window is closing to fund the government before the September 30 deadline.

Speaker Gaetz

Maybe not the worst outcome.

Kevin McCarthy’s Historically Bad Week

Plus: Washington welcomes Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Sort of.

A Looming Shutdown Threatens Republicans in Virginia

Plus: Dave McCormick set to challenge Bob Casey for the Senate in Pennsylvania.

Zelensky’s Whirlwind U.S. Tour

The Ukrainian president faces resistance as he makes the case for continued support.

Could McCarthy Really Pull Off Impeaching Biden?

It’s stupid politics, but it might just work.