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News and updates about House Speaker

At end of year:

Former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy announces retirement

After being removed as Speaker in October, California Republican announces retirement a year before his term ends.

Former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy announces retirement

Mike Johnson elected House Speaker, pledges to support Israel

Louisiana Rep. elected as House Speaker after 3 weeks of paralysis in Congress, says 1st act will be to pass resolution supporting Israel.

Mike Johnson elected House Speaker, pledges to support Israel

Trump endorses Rep. Jim Jordan for House Speaker

The endorsement comes after several GOP lawmakers called for Trump himself to be elected speaker.

Trump endorses Rep. Jim Jordan for House Speaker

Trump:

'I would accept House speakership for a short period'

Former US President says he would accept a short-term role as speaker of the House in order to unify the Republican Party.

'I would accept House speakership for a short period'

Rep. Matt Gaetz moves to oust House Speaker McCarthy

Rep. Matt Gaetz offers a motion to vacate the chair on the House floor in bid to oust McCarthy.

Rep. Matt Gaetz moves to oust House Speaker McCarthy

McCarthy announces impeachment inquiry against Joe Biden

House Speaker pushes forward with impeachment inquiry on President Biden's involvement in son Hunter's foreign business dealings.

McCarthy announces impeachment inquiry against Joe Biden

Watch: C-SPAN 'hottest thing on TV' during Speaker stalemate

One outlet said the government channel showed 'footage people don't usually see' as AOC engaged in friendly chatter with GOP congressman.

Watch: C-SPAN 'hottest thing on TV' during Speaker stalemate

Watch: Gaetz nominates Trump for Speaker - 'Good for the US'

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) says Trump didn't try to meddle in the Middle East by 'setting up some kind of new Jeffersonian democracy.'

Watch: Gaetz nominates Trump for Speaker - 'Good for the US'

The deadlock continues:

McCarthy loses 11th vote for House Speaker

The speakership race is headed to a 12th ballot, tying it for the fifth-longest speaker selection process.

McCarthy loses 11th vote for House Speaker

House remains deadlocked on new speaker

US House of Representatives holds three more votes in attempt to elect speaker, without success.

House remains deadlocked on new speaker

Kevin McCarthy to be challenged by Andy Biggs for House speaker

Longshot challenge by Arizona rep. seen as a way to force another candidate to come forward to replace McCarthy as speaker.

Kevin McCarthy to be challenged by Andy Biggs for House speaker

McCarthy's bid to become House speaker hits roadblock

At least 5 GOP House reps. opposing Minority Leader as speaker which would make all the difference with only slim Republican majority.

McCarthy's bid to become House speaker hits roadblock

After losing majority:

Pelosi to step down as House Speaker

Nancy Pelosi says she will step down after two decades as the Democratic Party’s leader in the House, but will remain in Congress for now.

Pelosi to step down as House Speaker

McCarthy wins GOP nomination for House speaker

Rep. Kevin McCarthy to become House speaker if Republicans gain control of the chamber.

McCarthy wins GOP nomination for House speaker

McCarthy officially announces bid for House Speaker

Kevin McCarthy sends letter to House Republicans, asks them for support in his bid for Speaker.

McCarthy officially announces bid for House Speaker

Nancy Pelosi to seek reelection

Pelosi says she'll run for Congress again, but notably doesn't say if she'll run for Speaker again.

Nancy Pelosi to seek reelection

Terror charges urged for neo-Nazis targeting Jewish politician

Jewish speaker of the Virginia House Eileen Filler-Corn was among the targets discussed by two members of a neo-Nazi group.

Terror charges urged for neo-Nazis targeting Jewish politician

Pelosi narrowly re-elected as House Speaker

Incumbent manages to overcome an effort to unseat her, reelected for fourth term as House Speaker in 216-209 vote.

Pelosi narrowly re-elected as House Speaker

Live: Congress voting on House Speaker

Fox News airs hearing of House Representatives-elect sworn into Congress & vote on House Speaker.

Live: Congress voting on House Speaker

Will Pelosi win the House speakership again?

Why do Republicans love to attack Rep. Nancy Pelosi? And what are the challenges she faces within her own party?

Will Pelosi win the House speakership again?

Paul Ryan re-elected as House Speaker

Paul Ryan re-elected to serve a second term as speaker of the House.

Paul Ryan re-elected as House Speaker