READ IN: Friday June 6, 2014. Obama marks D-Day, new developments on Bergdahl’s past, Senate Dems reserve time in Michigan and Schumer’s little-known hobby

Obama wraps up his overseas trip, Biden prepares to head to Ukraine, the DSCC is watching over the Michigan Senate race and Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) has a hobby.


GOP’s McCarthy would bring much different approach to majority-leader role after Cantor

The Republican expected to take over for Eric Cantor probably would bring a softer touch to his House role.


For tea party, Republican whip race is best shot at House leadership role

(Melina Mara / The Washington Post)

As the candidates jockey for support, others worry that an ideological fight could consume the party.

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.

Congress wants to go small on tax reform. Here's how they could go big.

The California Republican has an ambitious plan to replace the corporate income tax. And it just might work.

Dems seek GOP help in forcing vote on 'clean' bill

Dems seek GOP help in forcing vote on “clean” bill.

14 House Republicans now say they’d back a ‘clean’ CR (updated)

If the House passes a so-called “clean” continuing resolution and brings the shutdown to an end, it will have started in Philadelphia.


Obama’s Syria push scrambles Hill alliances

(Carolyn Kaster / AP)

As he seeks backing to strike Syria, Obama’s looking for support from across the political spectrum.