Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

US House Republicans Pick New Majority Leader

Republican lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives have elected an eight-year California congressman as their new majority leader.   Congressman Kevin McCarthy won the internal party election Thursday. As majority leader, the 49-year-old McCarthy becomes the No. 2 Republican in the Republican-controlled House, behind House Speaker John Boehner.   After McCarthy's election, Republicans chose Louisiana Representative Steve Scalise to replace him as majority whip. The...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter