U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers (Source: Facebook.com/reneeellmers)
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Ellmers thanks lawmakers for ‘prayers’ amid affair rumors

Rep. Renee Ellmers stood up in a private meeting of Republican lawmakers on Friday and thanked them for their "prayers and support" after they received "nasty emails" accusing her of having an extramarital affair with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, according to multiple sources in the room.
1 day ago
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McCarthy withdraws candidacy for speaker, GOP vote postponed

In a stunning move, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has withdrawn his candidacy for speaker of the U.S. House.
Chris Christie (Photo: Michael Vadon/MGN)
5 days ago
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Christie: I’d rather jump off bridge than be in Congress

Chris Christie wants to come to Washington. Just don't ask him to make the leap from governor of New Jersey to Capitol Hill legislator.
1 week ago
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Obama: I won’t negotiate over raising US borrowing cap

President Barack Obama says he won't give Republicans controlling Congress concessions on must-pass legislation to increase the government's borrowing cap.
1 week ago
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No shutdown: House approves bill to keep government open

Congress is sending legislation to President Barack Obama that would head off the threat of a government shutdown at midnight Wednesday.
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1 week ago
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McCarthy announces candidacy for House speaker

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy is officially declaring his candidacy for House speaker to replace John Boehner.
1 week ago
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Senate set to pass temporary spending bill

The Senate is set today to pass a spending bill that would prevent the government from shutting down this week.
Rep. Walter Jones (R-3rd District) and Rep. David Rouzer (R-7th District)
2 weeks ago
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Jones, Rouzer react to Boehner’s resignation

News that House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) plans to leave Congress later this year caught just about everyone by surprise.
House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) announces his resignation from Congress on Sept. 25, 2015. (Source: ABC News)
2 weeks ago
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Boehner: Resigning to avert ‘irreparable harm’ to the House

An emotional House Speaker John Boehner says he woke up Friday morning and decided to announce his resignation from Congress because prolonged turmoil over his leadership would do irreparable harm to the House.
2 weeks ago
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WATCH LIVE: Pope Francis visits US

As Pope Francis makes his historic visit to the United States this week, you can watch live coverage right here on WWAYTV3.com. Check back on this page throughout the week for live streaming coverage of the pope’s visit from ABC News. Here is the schedule for Pope Francis’ September 2015 Apostolic Journey to the United […]