Speaker of the House

New Members Could Spell Trouble for Pelosi's Speaker Bid

Nancy Pelosi hopes to regain her role as speaker when the 116th Congress commences in January, yet her path to the top House job — which is third in line of succession to the presidency — will be met with some opposition. Many of the new members joining the Democratic majority have indicated they could be looking for a new leader.

Lawmakers Seem to Like Ryan’s Lame-Duck Speakership Plan

Losing Ryan’s Fundraising Prowess Adds to GOP’s Midterm Woes

A Look Back at Paul Ryan’s Career in the House

Speaker Paul D. Ryan announced Wednesday morning he would not be running for re-election, citing his desire to spend more time with his family. Here’s a look back at Ryan’s two-decade career in the House.