The week's turmoil on Capitol Hill was one for the history books — and that has made for some very timely discussions in high school civics classes.
Republicans plan to convene for a candidate forum on Tuesday and hold a speakership vote on Wednesday. While it's not clear who will be running, there's no question they face a tough road ahead.
House Republicans are scrambling to coalesce around a small number of candidates to be Speaker of the House but the path to electing someone is unclear.
President Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy will meet Wednesday to discuss, among other things, how to avoid a default on the U.S. debt.
Friday night was full of drama and twists and turns, as California Republican Kevin McCarthy eked out a win in the 15th round of voting for the speaker of the House.
Johnson has served as House clerk since 2019, the fourth woman and second Black person to do so. She's drawn praise from both sides of the aisle for running the speaker vote and maintaining order.