GOP faces delay in unlocking full powers of House if McCarthy cannot clinch speakership

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Republicans face delays in exercising their control of the U.S. House of Representatives if wayward GOP lawmakers cannot agree on who will be speaker next Congress.
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Nancy Pelosi boosts maximum pay for House staff to $212,000 as she ends speakership

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Speaker Nancy Pelosi raised the maximum rate that lawmakers can pay House staff to $212,100 annually — roughly $38,000 more than what members of Congress make.
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Kevin McCarthy floats concession on allowing conservatives to remove House speaker

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House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is floating a deal with conservatives that would make it easier to remove a House speaker in exchange for his ascension to the post.
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House quickly approves $1.7T spending bill, flees DC for Christmas break

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The U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass a $1.7 trillion spending bill on Friday, funding the government until the end of next September in a win for President Biden.
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Most House lawmakers request option of remote proxy voting for Friday’s vote on $1.7T spending bill

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Nearly 230 members of the U.S. House of Representatives are eligible to vote by proxy ahead of Friday's final tally on a $1.7 trillion government funding bill.
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House set to pass $1.7T spending bill over GOP objections

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The House of Representatives is set to pass a $1.7 trillion spending bill to keep the government funded until next fall, despite strong objections from Republicans.
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Senate passes $1.7 trillion spending bill with help from Republicans

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After a delay related to immigration policy, the Senate passed a $1.7 trillion spending bill and sent it to the House just one day before a partial government shutdown.
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Zelenskyy makes direct appeal to GOP critics, arguing no country is safe if Ukraine falters

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy made a direct appeal to GOP critics, arguing that no country would be safe if Ukraine failed to combat Russia's aggression.
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