Skip to content
Sign up to receive our free weekday morning edition, and you'll never miss a scoop.
Rep. Jim Jordan surrounded by Capitol Hill reporters

Jim Jordan vote shocker

House Republicans — and the entire Congress — are in the middle of a massive crisis. And there’s no way out right now.


House Judiciary Committee Chair Jim Jordan’s candidacy for speaker took a massive blow during a closed-door meeting Friday afternoon. Stunned House Republicans left town for the weekend nowhere closer to electing the next speaker than they were when the week started.

Subscripion logo

Become a Premium member to continue reading

Become a Member
Already a subscriber? Log In
Premium House Washington

Presented by AARP

AARP knows older voters. 

We’ve made it our business to know what matters to people 50 and over—like we know that protecting Social Security and supporting family caregivers are among their top priorities. Learn more from our polling in Pennsylvania.

Editorial photos provided by Getty Images. Political ads courtesy of AdImpact.