Complete Story


Jim Jordan, Steve Scalise Bid to Fill Top Job in Leaderless U.S. House

The race to replace Kevin McCarthy took shape on Wednesday

The race to replace ousted House Speaker Kevin McCarthy took shape on Wednesday as Steve Scalise, the chamber's No.2 Republican, and Jim Jordan, a leading antagonist of Democratic President Joe Biden, said they would seek the post.

The two lawmakers could be joined by several other candidates in what could be a lengthy and likely messy battle to fill the post in the House where Republicans hold a majority.

Republican lawmakers emerging from a private meeting mainly named the two as leading candidates.

Please select this link to read the complete article from Reuters.

Printer-Friendly Version