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Past articles by Alayna:

House Democrats connect Jan. 6 to GOP's speakership fight

The anniversary serves as a reminder of how little progress has been made toward unity in the last two years. → Read More

Kevin McCarthy's concessions leave House GOP with institutional anarchy

His desperate scramble to win the speakership has made things a lot worse for any future leader. → Read More

House adjourns after anti-McCarthy mutiny paralyzes House speaker vote

The House can't start regular business until a speaker is elected. → Read More

Scoop: Kevin McCarthy goes on offense in speaker battle

The public battle over the speakership has mostly been fought on the terms of the five rebels. → Read More

Republicans take aim at ESG, move against Labor Dept. rule

The move is one of many steps top conservatives are taking to dismantle financial ESG policies. → Read More

The perils of a narrow House Republican majority

A newly empowered far-right flank could seriously threaten Kevin McCarthy's Speaker ambitions. → Read More

Trump's the loser as GOP falters in key midterm election races

There was no red wave. → Read More

Scoop: House GOP to release 1,000-page road map for Biden FBI probe

The report will serve as the basis for one of Republicans' top oversight investigations if they take the majority. → Read More

Fetterman's painful debate

"Why the hell did Fetterman agree to this?" one Fetterman backer told Axios. → Read More

Scoop: Trump-aligned group declares "war on cartels"

The group — run by Russ Vought, Ken Cuccinelli and Kash Patel — calls for cartels to be treated like foreign terrorist groups, such as ISIS. → Read More

Biden's new Saudi strategy

Biden sent a clear signal to the Saudis that he’s prepared to escalate after OPEC's production cut. → Read More

Menendez warns Netanyahu against working with Jewish supremacists

Netanyahu united several radical right-wing Jewish supremacist parties as part of his effort win the November election. → Read More

Scoop: GOP leaders prepare for 2023 debt limit "nightmare"

A debt limit showdown in a divided government is reminding business leaders of the near-crisis in 2011. → Read More

McConnell's renegades: Graham and Scott's "freelancing" threatens GOP unity

Two of the highest-profile Republicans in the Senate are publicly defying McConnell on high-stakes issues. → Read More

Scoop: McCarthy's "Commitment to America" rollout

Remember the GOP's "Contract with America" in 1994? → Read More

Rick Scott vacations in Italy amid Senate GOP's bleak midterm outlook

Scott is the chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, whose job is to win back a GOP majority. → Read More

Calls to "defund the FBI" after Trump search complicate GOP's midterm messaging

Some Republicans in Congress and candidates across the country are rallying around a new, and potentially risky, message. → Read More

FBI seized a series of classified, "top-secret" materials in Mar-a-Lago search

The inventory and search warrant confirms the FBI removed classified documents that were only meant to be kept in secure government facilities. → Read More

Dems unwilling to back Biden

A number of lawmakers in President Biden's own party have been unwilling in recent days to say he should seek re-election in 2024. → Read More

Sinema eyes changes to tax, climate portions of reconciliation bill

Sinema is the one person potentially standing in the way of Democrats' $740 billion reconciliation package. → Read More