READ IN: Monday, June 16, 2014: U.S. evacuating embassy in Baghdad, Biden to convene immigration meeting in Guatemala, Senate returns for Approps season, and the latest intel on the House GOP leadership races

U.S. evacuating embassy in Baghdad, Biden to convene immigration meeting in Guatemala, Senate returns for Approps season, and the latest intel on the House GOP leadership races.

Five things to know about State of the Union responder Cathy McMorris Rodgers

First elected in 2004, McMorris Rodgers quickly ascended the GOP hierarchy, becoming a member of leadership in 2009.

Many Obama critics have also not been to the border recently

(Jack Plunkett / AP)

The president visited Texas last week, but he chose not to go to the border, despite calls from members of Congress for him to do so.

How will House Republicans elect their new leader?

The process, resembling the secrecy of a papal election and the elimination rules of a televised singing contest, could take hours.

No special ethics investigation of Cathy McMorris Rodgers, committee says

Fourth-ranking House Republican improperly mixed campaign and official funds over the course of reelection, leadership races, report says.

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Dana Milbank: Eric Cantor’s instant burial

(Charles Dharapak / AP)

His GOP colleagues dumped him unceremoniously.

Money pours in for unopposed member of Congress

Rep. Charlie Dent (R-Pa.) has a strong fundraising quarter, though he doesn’t need the money this time.

Cantor loses, Boehner dines with friends, McCarthy scrambles

The No. 1 and No. 3 House Republicans respond remarkably differently to the loss, while rank-and-file members are left stunned.